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Pampering Dry Winter Skin

Thanks for visiting my Beautycounter site! Suffering the effects of dry winter air and neglect of your body’s largest organ — your skin?  There’s still time to pamper your skin with some common sense and the most soothing ingredients around. Have you tried? Bundling up.  Hats and mittens can protect skin from the harsh winter […]

Continue Reading By on February 12, 2016 in skincare, wellness

Squeaky Clean & Safe Summer Supplies via Beautycounter Giveaway!

Links to convenient Beautycounter products included – thanks for considering supporting this blog through any future purchases!  I’m excited to share about squeaky clean & safe summer supplies via a giveaway by Beautycounter by Anne Brock. RSVP today for the #CleanCouponing Twitter party featuring Beautycounter on June 11! Sampling Kidscounter for my kids was the […]

Continue Reading By on May 14, 2015 in children, clean couponing, health, safer chemicals, safety, skincare
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Potassium Sorbate & the Confusing World of Preservatives in Cosmetics

Is all-natural always the way to go with your beauty routine?  Maybe, maybe not.  If you’re not confused by the wide range of preservatives used in cosmetics these days, maybe you haven’t been reading the labels. Along with all of the main ingredients designed to do something wonderful for our skin is the addition of […]

Continue Reading By on September 29, 2014 in conscious consumerism, health, safety, skin care

Sampling Soothing CV Skinlabs Lotion

If beauty is only skin deep, then the ideal skincare product has to do more than just make us look beautiful, doesn’t it? That’s the idea behind Britta Aragon’s new CV Skinlabs products.  She wanted to formulate them so carefully that they could soothe the most sensitive skin, even that of a cancer patient recovering […]

Continue Reading By on May 7, 2013 in cancer, skin care

Cancer Experience Inspires Soothing Skincare Line

When my mother had been newly diagnosed with cancer, we ordered her the best body lotion available from the neighbor lady who sold cosmetics door-to-door.  It seemed logical to go with a product that sounded soothing. Little did we know that many popular skin care products ironically contain ingredients now known to possibly cause cancer. […]

Continue Reading By on September 3, 2012 in cancer, conscious consumerism

Honey-Inspired Beauty Recipes

You might have the ingredients in your kitchen right now to whip up a luxurious, honey-infused spa treatment.  Olive oil, green tea and cornmeal are three of the common pantry items included in a collection of beauty recipes I’ve been trying.  Canned pumpkin and fresh pineapple are also on the ingredient list. Beekeeping educator Virginia Webb sent me […]

Continue Reading By on June 10, 2011 in conscious consumerism, honey, skin care