You might think that if you purchase eco-friendly makeup you don’t need to worry too much about its expiration date because it contains natural ingredients. But this is not the case.
We’ve all heard of people claiming that they’re “chocoholics” or addicted to a certain kind of treat or dessert. Who doesn’t like a something sweet after a meal? The problem is that for some of us, our taste buds scream for the sweet-tasting, sugary substance that gets flooded into our bodies and blood streams within seconds. Sugar addiction is real and many of us are sufferers.
Followers of the Paleo diet say they are shedding drastic amounts of weight and warding off illness. So what’s the secret? The secret is eating like our Stone Age ancestors – which is exactly what the Paleo Diet is all about.
It seems like the trend to cut out gluten and wheat has reached an all-time high. Magazines are flooded with articles and recipes and our grocery stores are giving an increasing amount of space to gluten and wheat-free food items.
Stem cells have been praised by medical researchers who study their ability to regenerate and form almost any type of cell in the body. This can be beneficial in the treatment of various chronic diseases. Now, stem cells are also appearing in skincare products.
Squalene (or squalane) is found in many beauty products. But its origins are not pretty. It’s one of those names that you might see on a skincare product and not really know what it is. Squalene sounds like the other ingredients that we don’t even think twice about – but we should.
International ethical cosmetics giants LUSH have come out in support of equal love in the lead up to Valentine’s Day, by promoting their campaign for LGBTQ rights with All Out – the global movement for love and equality with over 1.9 million members.
L’Oreal, the world’s largest beauty and cosmetics company has pledged to obtain its renewable raw materials, including palm oil, soya oil, and wood-fiber-based products, from 100 percent “zero-deforestation” sources by 2020, according to Ecouterre.
Here are our top summer beauty tips for you to try out this holiday season.
This Christmas Vivenne Westwood has designed eco-friendly gift wrapping for Lush Cosmetics in the form of two limited edition “Climate Knot-Wraps”.