November 25, 2011

The Detergent Shampoo Guide: Soapie Skyes Shampoo

During our discussion of soap based shampoos I promised I would complete a guide to detergent based shampoos. This guide seems quite necessary, as detergent based shampoos with pure ingredients seem to be an endangered species. However, I tracked down a shampoo by Soapie Skyes that bucks the trend.

November 20, 2011

November 18, 2011

Winner of the Vapour Organics Giveaway!

Today is the day! Last night the lucky winner of Vapour's perfume stick was randomly selected, and the suspense is finally over.

November 17, 2011

Today is the Congressional Hearing on the Safe Cosmetics Act

I've mentioned the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 in a post here before. The short story is that our personal care products are nearly unregulated by the FDA. The Safe Cosmetics Act is attempting to change that. And now is your chance to take action.

November 16, 2011

Ingredient Spotlight: Fragrance

Fragrance has been on my hit list for awhile. And believe me, for good reason. It's taken me some time to get around to writing this post, mostly because of the incredible amount  of evidence against fragrance in terms of neurotoxicity, immune system toxicity and reproductive system toxicity. While the sheer amount of information is overwhelming, it is that much more important to expose. All the more reason to dive right in.

November 9, 2011

Vapour Organics Giveaway!

You've heard me rave about Vapour Organic Beauty before. They have designed a makeup line with covet-worthy ingredients, a rare breed indeed. They also spend a good amount of effort creating sustainable packaging and donating to multiple worthy causes. And now you get a chance to win one of their products!

November 7, 2011

Bubble and Bee One Day Sale!

Okay, it's not quite a one day sale. The savings are the best today (30% off), and go down 5% every day until Friday, when deals end at 10%. If you're familiar with Bubble and Bee, you know that sales are few and far between. That means you gotta jump on this!