Spread the love with multi-purpose cosmetics.
How natural are soapy shampoo suds and do we really need them for clean, healthy hair?
If you wouldn’t be happy to spread it on your toast, why stick it on your lips?
If you're a loyal customer of a cosmetics company that uses petroleum-based cosmetics, why not use that to persuade them to change their ways?
One way we can reduce our consumption of petrochemical-filled body care products is to use less of them in the first place. I'm not suggesting we stop bathing altogether, though!
I've got a stash of un-eco-friendly soaps and bath bubbles given to me as a gift. Should I use them or give them away? It's a sticky issue.
As we work on our petroleum-based cosmetics challenge, it’s good to see if there’s any useful tips we can get from our previous challenges. Let's look at packaging, buying in bulk, and multi-purpose products.
My last few posts have been on the girly side: makeup and body scrubs and essential oils. That doesn’t mean you fellas are off the hook though - I know you’re using a few bathroom products too!
Today I tried out a few homemade body care ideas. After a few false starts, it turned out pretty well. I’d love to hear more tried and true ideas from our readers - let us know if you’ve got a favourite DIY makeup or bath recipe.
Did you find as many petroleum-based cosmetics in your bathroom as I did? If so, here's how to find some eco-friendly replacements.