Deceptive Ingredient Lists

Deceptive Ingredient Lists
Just a couple of days ago I was intrigued by the 4,000th ad hitting me on Facebook about another "no shampoo" solution. I often click to see what other companies are doing and are *saying* is "no poo". I'm most often just disappointed to see it's yet another product packed full of chemicals and so sadly being promoted by Jonathon Van Ness (I DO LOVE THAT MAN).This was also one of the MANY times I...

What IS Unrefined? Skincare in the bag

Unrefined. Raw. Crude. Plain. Untreated. Unprocessed.  Why should you be looking for these words when it comes to skincare?These words mean that the formulator knows that there is far more nutrition in raw ingredients than there are in "extracts" and things just "sourced from" plants. Just like a canned green bean versus a fresh or frozen one, we totally know that food has a of vari...

Leaving Skincare Behind

Leaving Skincare Behind
How did we get here? How did we get to the place where we are constantly seeking beauty in such a way that it's become a 134 BILLION DOLLAR industry this year. We are fascinated with watching skincare bloggers test a million products on their own bodies, willing to be the guinea pigs for the rest of us. We follow them with passion and interest to find out what the next best thing is. The...