Tag Archives: green beauty

Win What You Love: A Beautorium blog giveaway!

This week, we’re launching our first-ever Beautorium blog giveaway. We’ll be giving away 5 Beautorium products to 5 lucky readers!

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Spotlight: Melvita

Named for the words “honey” and “life” in Latin, Melvita is all about products made with ingredients that come from the hive, blended with other organic ingredients from nature. Behind the brand: Founder Bernard Cheviliat is a beekeeper and biologist—which means he brings a scientific background to the products Melvita creates. One of the first […]

Parabens, Phthalates, and Breast Cancer, Oh My!

Yes, the pink-washed month of breast cancer awareness is over, but that doesn’t mean breast cancer just goes away. Every day of every month there are new women diagnosed and beginning the fight against breast cancer. So why not start today, right now, learning about how you can increase your odds of avoiding that nasty […]

6 Tips for Winter Skin Care

Even if taking care of your skin is a top priority, as the winter months approach, your delicate skin can get pretty roughed up. Colder temps mean less efficient blood circulation, which can leave your face feeling dry and looking dull. Here are some tips for small changes you can make in your every day […]

The Scoop: Beautorium Thinks Pink…and Green!

And it’s not just for the month of October. Beginning today, and for the next three months, we’re uniting breast cancer research fundraising with education about the health benefits of natural and organic beauty products. From now until January 15, 25% of the proceeds from products under Beautorium’s Think Pink, Go Green cosmetics collection will […]

Organic Beauty Base-ics

When it comes to makeup and skin care products, there are three typical types of ingredients that serve as the foundation (or “base”) of each formula: water, oil, and minerals. We’ve broken it down for you here, so that you can choose type that is the perfect match for your complexion—or mix and match! Water-Based […]

Spotlight: Afterglow Glow Kit (Light)

We’ve tried mineral make-up before, from the specialty brands to the drugstore brands, so we were intrigued to do an Afterglow Cosmetics review; we took the Glow Kit for a test drive to see how it would compare. Afterglow Cosmetics founder Kristen Adams is allergic to (almost) everything, and therefore demands that her makeup be […]

Good Hair Day: Let Organic Go to Your Head

We’ve mentioned the benefits of “greening” your beauty routine before, but it’s worth a reminder—just spend a few minutes poking around on the Skin Deep Cosmetic Safety Database and you’ll get an eye-opening glance at what you’re putting on your body. Why organic is good for your locks Since scalp and hair, like your skin, […]

11 Organic Beauty Experts Who Tweet!

If you’ve been avoiding the Twitter craze, here’s a great reason to reconsider: there are a lot of great, green-minded companies, celebrities, and people that are using Twitter to connect with each other. Why not follow some fellow eco-friendly people and get a peek into their lives? We’ve put together a list of 11 top […]

Happy Feet: Treats to Perk Up Tired Tootsies

If your feet are looking frightful from running around in flip-flops or sandals (or, if you’re like us, they’re a fright because you prefer to go without shoes whenever possible), fear not—we’ve got some treats to keep your feet looking fab. Soak. Dr. Hauschka’s Organic Sage Bath is great for bathing, but it also can […]