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Sulfate and Silicone Free Shampoos for Curly Hair

If you have curly hair then you already know that it takes work to keep your locks manageable, bouncy, and beautiful. That is why it is ever so important to make sure you're using products that work for your hair and not against it. Choosing shampoo is an important consideration when you have luscious curls an [...]

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Plastic Free Cotton Ear Buds

Is it symbolism or is it really good for the environment. From 2021 onwards, plastic items such as plastic cutlery, straws, balloon holders or cotton swabs with a plastic handle will be banned in the EU. A few years ago, my wife had the unpleasant experience when the cotton swab came loose from the plastic stic [...]

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List of BPA free bottled water brands

Whether in food packaging, CDs, toys, thermal paper receipts, plastic water bottles or jugs, it is hard to escape the contact with the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA). The European Agency for Food Safety (EFSA) adopted recently a new risk assessment of the substance and significantly reduced the limit for daily rec [...]

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5 Organic Unscented Body Lotions

Those who suffer from very dry, sensitive skin and are prone to allergies find it difficult to find body lotions that are free of perfume or fragrances. In this article we introduce 5 natural cosmetics body lotions without perfume. What does perfume in body lotion actually mean? Hair care products that use silicones get critcized more and more. Many shampoos and conditioners contain these substances. Silicones are used as a film former for each hair, so the hair can be meshed better and shine without appearing greasy. They are also used in hair spray leave-in conditioners, m [...]

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11 Non Petroleum Lip Balm Brands in [2020]

The use of mineral oils in lip care has been controversially discussed between consumer groups and manufacturers for years. The critics consider the use of petroleum derivatives such as Cera Microcristallina (CM), ozokerite (O), paraffin (P), paraffin liquidum (PL) and petrolatum (Ptr) in lip care as potentially harmful. Are  your aware that wet shaving contributes to environmental pollution? In this article we introduce razors that are plastic free and won’t damage the environment. What are shaving razors made of? When using modern razors, there is a lot of plastic in use.  [...]

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Cosmetic Products without microbeads and microplastics [2020]

In this article we shed a light on microplastics in cosmetic products and help you choose plastic free cosmtics for your daily care. Unfortunately, microplastic is used in many products without the consumers being aware of. Microplastics serve as abrasives, binders, fillers or film formers. In shower gels or [...]

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5 Sulfate Free Solid Shampoo Bars

In this article we introduce you to solid shampoo bars that help you to solve 2 main issues with conventional hair care porducts: SLS, that irritates the skin and plastic waste. Why is SLS bad for hair? In shampoos, sulfates create a frothy lather that removes dirt, oi [...]

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Silicone Free Hair Oil Products: All Natural

Hair oils are popular because they provide immediate help with dry and brittle hair. The hair immediately feels smoother and shines, and you can easily slide your fingers through it. However, even products that call themselves "all-natural" might use synthetic silicone oil. In this article we shed a light on s [...]

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Chemical free hair dye for grey hair

Which hair color is safe? In this article, we introduce you to 5 natural hair colors that cover gray hair without chemicals ... or at least approximate to the original color. What chemicals are used in conventional hair color? Approximately 70% of women dye [...]

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Hair Gel and Hair Wax without Chemicals

Hair styling products often contain chemical substances that can have negative effects on the human organism and the environment. In this article, we examine which ingredients in hair wax and hair gel are questionable and introduce you to products that are free from potentially harmful chemicals. [...]

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Body Wash and Shower Gels without Microplastics in [2019]

Shower Gels and Body Washes are used in gigantic quantaties each and every day. A lot of the conventional shower gels contain solid microplastics (microbeads) as exfoliants and liquid microplastics such as Acrylates Copolymer to form the gel like consistency. With the sewage water a lot of the microplastics get [...]

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Face Wash and liquid soaps without microplastic

Microplastic in the form of Acrylate copolymer (AC) or Polyquaternium-7 is mainly used in conventional liquid soaps. Consumers are becoming increasingly sensitive to the impact of their cosmetic products on the environment. With a product such as liquid soap, which is used several times a day, enormous quantiti [...]

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How to get free Makeup Samples in the UK?

You are looking for Free Makeup Samples?Makeup, Lipsticks, Mascara, Eyeshadow and more?Actually, you just need to test them, review the products and then you can keep them!We have put together a few programs for you that you can apply for. The mentioned programs are only available in the UKNYX Beauty School Dropout Palette!In this program they’ll send you a palette worth £45 [...]

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How to Get Free Baby Product Samples?

Want Free Baby Product Samples? There is a possibility to get them for 100% free. You know, it can become quite costly if you shop for your newborn’s daily needs: Diapers, milk powder, body wash, body lotions, wipes and more and more stuff. All can add up to a si [...]

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Zero Waste Toothbrush Brands

A toothbrush is a disposable item that should be replaced every 6 to 12 weeks. It is estimated that in North America alone over 1 billion plastic toothbrushes end up in landfills every year. Including the packaging this equates to more than 25,000 tonnes of plastic waste per year. That is the weight of more than 50 fully loaded Jumbo Jets. It actually doesn’t really make sense to wash your hair with a silicone-free shampoo, and then apply silicones by using conventional styling products such as hair sprays, gels or mousses. We have put together tis list of silicone free hairspray brands that you can use without burdening your hair or the envir [...]

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Best Oil free Makeup Remover

Neutrogena Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover It's simple, micellar cleansing water lifts away dirt, makeup, and excess oil, all in just a few swipes. No rinsing, no harsh rubbing- just refreshed skin, and a face washed clean and cleared of impurities. No oil, no Alcohol, no Fragrance CLINIQUE Take The Day Off Make up Remover Allergy Tested - 100% Fragrance Fr [...]

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10 Biodegradable Shampoo Brands

Biodegradable cosmetics were originally in demand by consumers who use cosmetics products in the wild ... without a sewage treatment plant near by and who care about the environment. These include shampoos, soaps and toothpaste for campers, as well as suncreams, shower gels and soaps for sailors. Today the disc [...]

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3 natural Body Lotions without Alcohol

Are there any alcohol free lotions? Body Lotions almost always contain a form of alcohol in the list of ingredients. Even in all-natural cosmetics alcohol is used as a preservative or to stabilize the formula. However, alcohols are not always bad. In this article we have put together body lotions without alcoho [...]

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What to drink to lose belly fat?

Green tea has long been acknowledged for its health and wellness benefits, including weight loss. The evidence is irrefutable. But are we overlooking something better? It is true that green tea contains powerful antioxidants. These components contribute to minimizing health risks such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. In this article we show you how green tea, although b [...]

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Palm Oil Free Soap – 5 innovative Brands

Many soaps contain palm oil. Today, palm oil is the cheapest and most commonly used vegetable oil in the world. It is used not only in cosmetics but also in a variety of food such as Nutella, cookies or margarine. It is found in almost all industrial products, from food to cosmetics and detergents to fuels. The production of palm oil, however, has a massive impact on humans [...]

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Non toxic deodorants

Deodorants belong to the widely daily used cosmetics products that can contain quite a number of questionable ingredients. But, what are the potentially toxic ingredients in deodorants and which brands do avoid them? In this article we look at the substances you should watch out for and give you a list of non toxic deodorants brands that you might want to use instead: a [...]

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5 Non toxic Hair Spray Brands

Why You Should Use Chemical Free Hairspray You may have heard the buzz about avoiding synthetic aerosol hairspray. Is it really that bad? Oh yes it is. You may have heard about aerosol hairspray being bad for the ozone. But it's more than that. Chemical hairspray is bad for you too and we will look into non-toxic alternatives. First let's look at the aerosol itself. Aerosol [...]

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Paraben free skincare brands

Parabens are widely used as preservatives in cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. They are used in all sorts of water-containing toiletries such as body wash, shower gel, liquid soap, body lotion, as well as shampoos and conditioners. They are added to water-containing cosmetics in order to avoid the development of bacteria and fungi in the contained water. However, the par [...]

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5 non-toxic nail polish brands for Kids

For the year, nail polish has made girls and ladies of all ages feel confident and beautiful by helping them sport a gorgeous manicure. Coming in all sorts of colors, textures, and brands, the choices for different nail polishes are limitless. Little girls especially enjoy the feeling of having their nails painted a pretty color. It made them feel both pretty and grown up at th [...]

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7 non-toxic Toothpaste Brands

Toothpaste is a product meant for improving oral hygiene. It is a component that helps eliminate oral odor, and bacteria thus reducing chances of tooth decay. Since the human tooth is a vital part of the human body, it is something that must stay protected. That is why non toxic toothpaste is a household commodity that might only lack in a limited number of homes. In the mar [...]

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7 acetone free nail polish removers

Nail polish is pretty tough stuff. It was designed to be—after all, who would want to buy it if it readily chipped or rinsed away the first time you washed your hands? But that toughness comes with a price. In order to remove it, you need a solvent. Chemically speaking, a solvent is any substance that dissolves something, but in this case, you need a solvent with particula [...]

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5 Non-toxic Dish Soap Brands

It feels wonderful to run a sink full of hot water and watch the dish detergent create mounds of bubbly suds. The dishes get that squeaky clean that everyone loves. When you are scrubbing yet another pile of dishes, do you ever ponder what kind of ingredients is in your dish detergent? The answers may shock you. Dish soap has strong chemicals to loosen baked-on food and grea [...]

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5 Silicone free Leave-in Conditioner Brands

In an effort to achieve smooth, silky, healthy hair, women often reach for leave-in conditioner. As the name implies, these conditioners are left in the hair rather than rinsed out like typical conditioners. Leave-in conditioners are applied to hair to help seal in moisture and shine and increase manageability. [...]

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Chemical Free Lipstick Brands

In the past, reports estimated that women consumed several pounds of lipstick over the course of their lives. Although this myth has recently been debunked, it is well-known that women do accidentally consume a small amount of lipstick. For this reason, it is crucial to be concerned with the ingredients in your lipstick.