How To Protect Your Preservative-Free Beauty This Summer

Preservatives. In the clean beauty realm, this has become somewhat of a taboo term, bringing to mind ingredients like parabens. And for the most part, that’s for good reason: Parabens (which are actually a category of preservatives, containing differentiations of the synthetic chemical) have been linked to endocrine disruption, cancer, developmental and reproductive toxicity. When that’s the risk, why would you want them in your personal care... Read More

Reader Poll: What Was Your Favorite Clean Beauty Discovery of 2015?

We’re just about a month into 2016, and my head is already spinning with excitement over the new product releases we’re expecting (and already seeing) this year from some of the most innovative brands in clean beauty. Last January we did a little check in with this fun reader poll and got a huge response, so tell us… What did you discover in 2015 that changed your routine or lifestyle for the better? If not a favorite product,... Read More

Have You Used Apple Cider Vinegar On Your Hair?

*We first published this in the early days of the site, and guess what? We still love ACV as much as ever. How about you? Every time someone new comes over, I wonder if they’ll be alarmed by the magnum of apple cider vinegar that sits next to my tub. The salad-dressing staple, most of us know, is amazing for use on our hair, in part because its pH is similar to that of most conditioners—making it an easy nontoxic way to get smooth strands... Read More

Do You Have A Clean Beauty Elevator Pitch?

From day to day much of my community (namely, you lovelies) reinforces what I know and love about clean beauty and reminds me why choosing a toxin-free path when it comes to skincare and cosmetics is so liberating and rewarding. For starters there’s the glowing skin I get from plant-based, nutrient-dense products, the relief that comes with knowing I’m not harming my body or the environment in the name of vanity and the joy I get from supporting... Read More

Happy Friday Deal from CAP Beauty!

Have you shopped with CAP Beauty? This natural beauty retailer has an incredible selection of brands that you don’t find everywhere, such as In Fiore, de Mamiel, Living Libations, and so much more. If you live in New York City you’re in luck because CAP Beauty is opening their flagship brick and mortar store in the West Village in January 2015. In addition to stocking the most luxurious natural lines available (over 50 brands!), they... Read More

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