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Buy or DIY: Summer Beauty Survival Kit

With summer in full swing, most of us find ourselves …

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Monetize Your Makeup: Earn Cash From Your Cosmetics

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the greenest of them …

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8 Ways Activated Charcoal Can Help You Heal & Detox

When you think of charcoal, your olfactory receptors may invoke …

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Why Unilever Has Committed to 100% Recyclable Packaging

Large brands often bear the brunt of the blame for plastic waste and pollution, and rightly so. Look at any news story about plastic pollution and you can see their handiwork — single-use plastic water bottles littering roadsides, grocery store…

How To Find A Truly All-Natural Shampoo

Wading through the shampoo options at your local big-box store can be an exhausting endeavor. Among the bottles in every shade of the rainbow lurk ingredients that could potentially cause harm to you or your family. But how do you know which ones…

Dying To Go Natural: Quick Tips To Safer Hair Dye

Do you dye your hair? If you do, you’re in good company: According to The Washington Times, as many as 75% of American women get their color from a bottle. But does safe hair dye exist?  First a primer. There are three main types of hair dyes on……

Eco-Friendly Hair Dyes You Can Buy or Make Yourself

You don’t have to stop coloring your hair to keep yourself and the environment safe. Here’s a look at some boxed dyes and salon brands that can help you achieve the color you crave.

Why Your Makeup Bag May Need a Makeover

Just like you wouldn’t let old food sit in the refrigerator long past the expiration date, it’s also a good idea to throw out old cosmetics after a certain point.

Pop Quiz: Can That Be Recycled? The Bathroom Edition

You should spend a little more time in the bathroom — recycling things like shampoo bottles. Take our quiz to see if you’re up to speed on what can be recycled in the bathroom.

Why Can This Bottle Be Recycled, But This One Can’t?

The shampoo bottle. The deodorant canister. Both are plastic — but they’re not created equal. Here’s why some plastics are recyclable and others may not be.