What's Hiding in your Labels?

I have touched on label reading a bit in an older post, but I would like to dive deeper into it today. It is very unfortunate that as consumers, we should have to go to the length of always checking the labels on our food. For the most part, I try to stick with the…

Toxic Beauty?

Let’s talk about one of my favorite things, beauty products! I am a hairstylist and makeup artist by trade, so switching out personal care products has been the hardest for me. I feel most of the natural products I have tried don’t give me the same results as the conventional toxic ones. But is it…

What is “Greenwashing” and why is it Important?

“Greenwashing” is a term used when a company misleads consumers into believing that it is environmentally friendly. It is very easy to be fulled by these claims, unless you are trained to read labels. Unfortunately, this area of advertising is not regulated by the government so it is very easy for companies to get away…

What’s up with your water?

Sure, you can get tap water reports from your water company, but can you really trust that it’s safe? According to the Environmental Working Group, most water companies are in compliance with federal safety standards, but the limits set may be higher than what scientists recommend to be safe. The Environmental Protection Agency has failed…