Tag Archives: Natural cosmetics

Greening my bathroom

As most western girls, I used to buy lots of cosmetics without really reading any labels and lists of ingredients. However, more than 80% of the cosmetics sold worlwide are made from synthetic ingredients and petroleum derivatives. Not only, can these … Continue reading

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My “essential” essential oils

An essential oil* is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Various essential oils have been used medicinally for centuries but they can also be used to make cosmetics or detergents. Catching up with a friend last … Continue reading

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Natural perfumes…

Eight years ago, my mother became allergic to traditional perfumes and other fragrances – developing red rashes on her skin. Most scents sold today contain little to no actual plant perfumes. They are not made from flowers but from chemicals … Continue reading

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DIY: Natural Mouthwash

Using a mouthwash is part of a daily routine of oral hygiene. However, lots of them are full of chemicals such as limonene and PEG. Making your own mouthwash is cheap and simple. You can find lots of mouthwash recipes … Continue reading

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