Review of Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Mascara & Giveaway

May 26, 2012

There Are Dangerous Chemicals in Conventional Mascara! When I first considered trying to become pregnant, I decided to try and clean up my act in terms of my cosmetics.  One of the last toxic items to go for me was conventional mascara.  My preferred conventional mascara was a 4 (i.e., a moderate risk) on EWG’s Skin Deep [...]

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Nail Polish: Heralding Warmer Weather or Heralding Health Problems?

April 9, 2012

Will You Be Painting Your Toenails Toxic Now That Warmer Weather Has Arrived? As the weather warms up, toes across America will be bared. If you choose to apply conventional nail polish, you are exposing yourself to a vast array of extremely hazardous substances. Conventional nail polish contains industrial solvents and other harmful volatile organic [...]

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Stop Paying for Poison . . . Please!

March 14, 2012

Dear Non-Toxic Friends: Please take 9 minutes to watch The Story of Cosmetics.  This short and informative film serves as a reminder of how important our choices of cosmetics and personal care products are to our families’ health.  Remember, as explained in detail in my last post,  poison on the skin = poison in the bloodstream!  Learn what [...]

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Do We Really Need to Worry So Much About Toxins?

March 4, 2012

A Comparison to Our Ancestors Here is a comment I often hear when I express my concerns regarding the barrage of toxins we currently face in our daily lives and the measures I take to avoid them:  ”It is a wonder our ancestors survived.”  The implication being that if the world were so full of toxins, then our [...]

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