• More Than Half of Women Want ‘Green’ Beauty Products Now

    When it comes to unwanted, unregulated chemicals found in so many beauty products, 2016 has been the year of revolt: The Senate held its first hearing on a proposed law to improve cosmetics regulation, and sales of organic beauty products continue to climb. Now a survey has found that more than half of women over 35 — and a whopping 73 percent of millennial women — believe it’s important to buy all-natural cosmetics.

  • 3 Natural Brands That Will Transform Your Grooming Game

    Over the last several years chemical-free personal care brands have really taken off; offering infinitely sexier and more effective products than the health-store buys of yesteryear.

  • The First Certified-Organic Skin and Hair Care Line for Kids of Color Is Finally a Reality

    With a Kickstarter campaign that fundraised well over The Brown Crayon Project's $25,000 goal in just weeks earlier this year, there's no question that mothers across the country instantly recognized the genius of a certified-organic line of skin and hair products created especially for their babies and toddlers of color. We sat down with The Brown Crayon Project founder Selma Idris to talk about the motivation behind her innovative brand, digital media's influence on the products, and which

  • Want to Detox Your Armpits? Try This Deodorant

    When your go-to deodorant just doesn't seem to be cutting the sweat (or smell) the way it used to, it could be time for a detox.

  • Apparently You Might Be Spending More Cash on Natural Beauty Products, Says This Study 

    If you're into eco-friendly, all-natural beauty purchases, you are definitely not alone. It's certainly a steadily growing sector in the skin-care world, and many people specifically seek these products out and use them exclusively. According to the "Green Beauty Barometer" poll, conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of Kari Gran, 35 percent of women said they planned to spend more money on clean, green, earth-loving beauty and skin-care products over the next two years. Another in

  • It’s Official: Women Want All-Natural Beauty Products

    As more and more women become aware of ingredients that could be harmful, and brands pledge to make it their mission to provide all-natural beauty products, we’re seeing a surge in their popularity.

  • Origins' New Mask Is Like a Juice Cleanse for Your Face

    Are you a juice cleanse advocate?

  • I Tried 7 Natural Deodorants and a Few of Them Actually Worked

    Could using natural deodorant ever leave me this clean and serene? I am also someone who gravitates to natural, organic, beauty products that are free of excess chemicals, which has always just been unfortunate when it comes to deodorant— until now. You might say that natural deodorant is having a moment.

  • 8 Chic Organic Beauty Brands You've Never Heard of

    In honor of Earth Month, the best all-natural wonders you'll have before any of your friends. ​​

  • Happy Earth Day! How to Make Sense of Eco-Friendly Labels on Beauty Products

    If you’re a beauty consumer who holds certain earth-friendly principles dear even when it’s not Earth Day, you probably know that finding clear and trustworthy guidance while shopping can be a frustrating proposition. Here's your labels guide.

  • This Is the Most Pesticide-Laden Fruit You Can Buy

    For the past five years, the apple has bested all other fruits and vegetables as the most toxic produce selection on the market. However, according to EWG’s 2016 Dirty Dozen report, which measures the levels of pesticides on American produce each year, a new fruit is taking the title.

  • Do We Really Need Gluten-Free Beauty Products?

    The flood of beauty products being marketed as “gluten-free” would have you believe that someone with celiac disease cannot so much as dab at the stuff. But that’s not quite the case, say gluten-sensitivity experts.

  • Could Your Beauty Routine Be Making You Sick?

    Most women choose beauty products based on the benefits they boast – radiant skin, glossy hair, or an irresistible scent. But the very ingredients that make these products so superior are thought to be quietly waging war on your health.

  • The 7 Best Natural Shampoos to Try Now

    With many chemicals found in standard shampoos linked to hormone disruption and cancer risk, it seems like a no-brainer to go eco. But despite my desire to use natural shampoos exclusively, most don’t deliver.

  • Which Organic Foods Are Worth Spending More on?

    To the naked eye, organic fruits and veggies seem like a total rip-off at the market, but that extra cost is there for a reason. Right?  Plus: Superfoods with Surprising Health Benefits

  • The Truth About Mineral Makeup

    ‘Mineral’ is a broad label, so it’s important to probe.

  • Sneak Peek: H&M’s Conscious Beauty Line

    In a world where sustainable, healthy, organic, and all-around conscious beauty products are few and far between, the H&M is setting itself apart.

  • Can Thrive Market Become the Amazon for Organic Food?

    The founders of Thrive Market say they’ve discovered a way to make organic, natural, and non-GMO foods accessible and affordable for the average American: Sell them through an online shopping club, at wholesale prices, and ship them out via Fed Ex within a day.

  • Why Organic Cranberries Are So Hard to Find

    As the holidays approach, fresh cranberries are once again appearing in grocery displays across the country. While cranberries, in general, are considered a specialty crop in the U.S., organic cranberries are truly niche. Of the 40,000 acres of commercially managed cranberry bogs in this country, just a sliver — roughly 200 to 300 acres — are organic.

  • Spa Insider: San Francisco’s Skin Remedy

    Tucked behind a gated alleyway in Presidio Heights, San Francisco, where affluent resident neighbors compost their single-origin coffee grinds in their multi-million dollar mansions. The entrance to Skin Remedy, located behind an alleyway in Presidio Heights. The Vermont native started her career in Los Angeles in 2004, but moved to San Francisco after realizing the Northern Californian emphasis on healthy living instead of aesthetics was better suited for herself.