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Lotions without mineral oil – The ultimate List

Body lotions help to moisturize and soften dry skin. Especially in conventional body lotions you can find often substances which you do not necessarily want to apply to our skin. Consumers have become more and more sensitive and are now looking for products that do not contain chemicals such as Parabens, PEGs or Paraffin. We all know that wipes are a convenient way for those who do not want to wash off their makeup when the day ends. But, wipes contain plastic in the form of non-biodegradable polyester, which means they can be catastrophic for the environment, especially if they find their way into the landfills. It is estimate [...]

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15 Paraben free makeup brands – without Phthalates and Silicones

Makeup products are using a variety of chemical additives in order to achieve their effects permanently. However, these ingredients are often problematic for the human body and the environment. Three of these ingredients in makeup are parabens, phthalates and silicones. Many consumers are looking now [...]

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Alcohol-Free Moisturizer for sensitive Skin

Moisturizers are essential to keep your skin healthy and glowing at the same time. However, some contain alcohol as part of their ingredients. If you have delicate skin, you may need to avoid them to ward off more irritation. We’ve rounded some products that you can utilize for your skin. What is Moisturizer? [...]

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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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Biodegradable Toothpaste

Ever heard of Toothpaste Tablets? A genius idea if you consider a zero waste lifestyle or if you are looking for a toothpaste that is 100% biodegradable, including the packaging! What does biodegradable mean? According to Wikipedia, Biodegradation is the breakdown of organi [...]

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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 Free 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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