Learn more about diethanolamine—a suspected carcinogen used in beauty and personal-care products in the United States.
Mix and match these ingredients for simple skin care that will keep you glowing all winter.
You've probably heard of a BB cream, or at the very least seen one in your supermarket. But what is a BB cream, what does it do, why should you care, and what should you look for if you decide to buy one?
'Tis the season for dry chapped lips. Did you know that your lips do not have oil glands? Because of this, it’s very important to make sure they are protected especially if you plan on being outdoors in harsh weather or wind. Discover what helps chapped lips.
Discover the benefits of shea butter, the featured beauty ingredient in our Whipped Shea Butter Skin Cream.
The benefits of sage essential oil are endless—it can be used as a home remedy for dandruff, an herbal acne treatment, a natural stress reliever and more.
Patchouli essential oil is a great remedy for wounds and scars because it regenerates skin cells. Learn more about its many health benefits.
Guest blogger Dawn Robnett recently discovered a new herbal soap that touts fascinating benefits. Learn more.
Rose hips are an excellent addition to many soaps and skin care products. Learn why.
Diethyl phthalate is an ingredient used in many body care products that guest blogger Dawn has concern with. Learn how to use a costemic safety database to find out if your cosmetics are safe or include harmful ingredients.
Our newest guest blogger, Dawn Robnett, is always searching for great herbs to color soap and skin care products. She recently discovered comfrey, which provides a beautiful green color and wonderful skin benefits.
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace spots a great deal! Send in your old lipstick to Lavera, a natural cosmetics company, and Lavera will send you a $10 coupon to purchase a new, natural lipstick online!
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the organization that is supposed to evaluate what’s good for you and not good for you, does not evaluate ingredients in beauty products. If the FDA isn’t going to monitor beauty products, who will? Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace reviews two organizations that campaign for safer beauty products.
Want to be sure about what you're putting on your skin and hair? Save a little money and have a little fun mixing up these DIY beauty treatments. These natural home beauty remedies are made from basic household and kitchen ingredients!