Anti-Aging Creams Linked to Breast Cancer

A recent report from The Breast Cancer Fund has revealed that a main ingredient present in many anti-aging agents can be linked to cancer. Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and your health, by supporting endeavors striving to make cosmetics safer.

Choosing Healthy Beauty Products

Don’t sacrifice your health for beauty when you can have both! Learn which ingredients are best to avoid and why, plus find a short review for a tinted lip balm and organic foundation that will keep your beauty routine on point.

Ingredient Watch: Diethanolamine

Learn more about diethanolamine—a suspected carcinogen used in beauty and personal-care products in the United States.

What Is A BB Cream?

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?

Natural Products Expo West 2011: Fresh Ideas for Change

My favorite experience at the Natural Products Expo West was the 6th Annual FIG Media Luncheon, hosted by the Fresh Ideas Group. This year, the panelists discussed how to pave the road for a healthier future.

In the News: Cosmetic Laws That Make Sense

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.

Campaign for Safer Beauty Products

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.

Sesame Teriyaki Stir Fry for Two

Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace tests out a new, USDA organic sesame teriyaki sauce from Organicville. The sauce inspired her to make a delicious chicken chow mein stir fry for dinner.

Natural Home Beauty Tips

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!