9 Non-Edible Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is great to cook with, but did you know it can polish your furniture, soothe bug bites, and more?

10 Simple Skin Care Rules To Live By

Understanding the ingredients in personal care products can become so overwhelming and confusing we tend to shut down. It leaves us with so much information that we cannot possibly control or even begin to live by. You don’t have to be perfect. You can start to make simple changes in your daily life to reduce… Read more »

What Chemicals Should You Look Out For In Your Personal Care Products?

This list was taken from my book REVIVE: Stop Feeling Spent and Start Living Again (2009) (previously called SPENT) DEA (Diethanolamine), MEA (Monoethanolamine), TEA (Triethanolamine) These three chemicals are hormone-disrupting chemicals that can form cancer-causing agents — research indicates a strong link to liver and kidney cancer. They are commonly found in shampoos, soaps, bubble… Read more »

FAQ’S On The Safety Of Personal Care Products

1. Why are you so concerned about the chemicals in our personal care products? According to the Environmental Working Group, the average American is exposed to more than a hundred different chemicals from personal-care products every day. We use multiple personal care products—from shampoo to deodorant, lotion to make-up—that contain chemical ingredients that are absorbed… Read more »