Making the switch to nontoxic deodorant

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Making the switch to nontoxic deodorant

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Deodorant is a sensitive thing! No one wants to feel smelly or sticky, right? Making the switch to nontoxic deodorant can be really intimidating. Especially if you try one that did not seem to work.  I recently read this article where Tara Foley (CEO and founder of Follain) explained, “When a woman tries a conventional product that doesn’t work, she moves on. But if she tries a clean product that doesn’t work, she’s going to believe that all clean products don’t work,”. Which I found fascinating! The benefits of feeding our skin healthy, nourishing ingredients are huge. Replacing your conventional deodorant...

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Protect your skin with Force Field Daily Defense Lotion
Protect your skin with Force Field Daily Defense Lotion

Ursa Major’s Force Field Lotion blocks over 93% of UVA/UVB rays. It also combines plant stem cell technology to nourish and revitalize skin which can lead to a boost in skin elasticity and a decrease in the appearance of fine lines and dark spots. In addition, the Force Field Daily Defense Lotion offers broad spectrum mineral sun protection with an SPF of 18. It is a physical (not chemical) sunscreen which means it forms a protective layer on your skin’s surface to reflect UV rays as opposed to being absorbed into the skin. This sunscreen is safe for your skin,...

Featured product - Penny Frances Brightening Cleansing Oil
Featured product - Penny Frances Brightening Cleansing Oil

Penny Frances Apothecary is a unique brand based in Vancouver, Canada. Sarah creates products that make you feel as though your suddenly on a beautiful tropical island. Her love for all things lush and feminine come through in her potions. I would also encourage you to follow her on Instagram for inspiration you will find nowhere else.  The Watermelon, Papaya + Green Mandarin Brightening Cleansing Oil will leave your skin revived and nourished. Among the ingredients, you will find organic watermelon seed oil which includes fatty acids that soothe your skin. The organic papaya seed oil is high in antioxidants and can...

Choose green beauty!
Choose green beauty!

What we use and how we use it affects ourselves, our neighbors and our planet. Choosing non-toxic skincare and cleaning products wherever you can will positively affect our community. Our skin is our largest organ and any products that touch our skin can seep into our bloodstream, thereby affecting our health. Products like shampoo, face wash, toothpaste and cleaning products can be rinsed down the drain, thereby affecting our community health and planet. Choosing products that champion organic ingredients and renewable resources offer a gentler, more sustainable option for our health and our planet's health.  Starting small will ensure an easier transition...