Safer Beauty Products

5 Products to Kickstart a Healthier Life

The beginning of a new year sounds like the perfect time to “kickstart” something, doesn’t it? I mean, I COULD go on a kickstarting soapbox over here (think kickstart new hobbies, a new workout, personal development) but let’s start simple: skincare and beauty products. Stuff you use EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. The products that go ON—and…

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Making the Switch to Safer Deodorant

You know what’s funny? Switching to safer deodorant was the very first safer product swap I ever made. I think I read something about the dangers of antiperspirants and aluminum, so I started using a natural deodorant. Now did it do the job? Not really. But I kinda gave up on finding a natural deodorant…

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Why You Need To Choose Safer Lipstick

Man, I love lipsticks and lip glosses. Always have, always will. As little girls, I think the first thing makeup item we want to use is bright and colorful lipstick. We are just drawn to all those pretty colors! After watching our mothers put it on to get ready for the day or on special…

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My Safer Sunscreen Recommendations

Ohhhhh,​ ​sunscreen.​​ ​Doesn’t​ ​it​ ​seem​ ​as​ ​if​ ​all​ ​the​ ​information​ ​we​ ​get​ ​about sun​ ​safety​ ​is​ ​conflicting?​ ​Don’t​ ​go​ ​in​ ​the​ ​sun,​ ​it’s​ ​dangerous!​ ​Go​ ​in​ ​the​ ​sun, you​ ​need​ ​to​ ​make​ ​Vitamin​ ​D!​ ​Too​ ​much​ ​sun​ ​causes​ ​skin​ ​cancer!​ ​Not​ ​getting enough​ ​sun​ ​contributes​ ​to​ ​so​ ​many​ ​illnesses!​ ​​Geez.​ ​It’s​ ​enough​ ​to​ ​drive​ ​a…

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Safer self care

5 Great Tips for Choosing Safer Self Care

My life is crazy. I wear a ton of hats (literally and figuratively because I live in Alaska!), so I feel like I’m always running from one thing to another with no downtime in between.  I pretty much live on coffee and brightly colored sticky notes. Sound familiar? Yep, that’s what I thought. Despite what…

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