All the latest natural skin care, anti-aging and healthy lifestyle tips from Marie Veronique Organics.
Natural + Newsworthy: Fashion's Night Out, Happy Foods and Back to School Toxic Free
Each week the MVO team selects the latest and greatest, share-ables from Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter--Natural + Newsworthy resources worth your time. This week we share news about Fashion's Night Out First Annual Green Beauty Event, foods that make you happy, how to send your kids back to school without toxins and much more.
7 Dangerous Chemicals In Your Cosmetics
Before you doll up your face with your favorite makeup products, you might want to consider the ingredients in them. These seven nasty chemicals could be lurking in your favorite blush, mascara, eyeshadow and more.
Do you use products that contain silicone?
When I first met Horst Rechelbacher, founder of Aveda and, more recently (thank goodness), Intelligent Nutrients, we spent a lot of time talking about silicone. Silicone, most of you probably know, is widely used in personal care products across the spectrum—from the relatively clean to your standard-issue drugstore brands. It’s especially useful in makeup, primer, sunscreen and tinted moisturizer because it gives products a slippery sit-on-skin feeling that allows for even spreading, no rubbing, and produces a nice surface on top of which you can go ahead and make your face.
Healthy Foods: 20 More of the Best in the World
In June, we asked some of our favorite medical and nutritional experts to nominate their picks for the healthiest foods of all time. But with only room for 50 foods on the final list, a few nominees were left on the editing room floor. And you noticed! We combed the comments for your suggestions of other nominees (plus added in a few of our own) for 20 more of the healthiest foods in the world.
Olive Oil Helps Build Strong Bones
Got olive oil? A study published online this month in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that people who ate a Mediterranean diet enhanced with lots of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) may be protected against bone loss.
Seven Dangerous Chemicals in Your Cosmetics
While more and more, you eco-minded shoppers are choosing organic and natural versions of shampoos, conditioners, body washes, lotions and even deodorant, using organic and natural makeup products hasn’t become as mainstream—yet. After you check out these seven nasty chemicals in your makeup, you might just chuck everything in that makeup bag altogether and start fresh.
Infographic: 12 Toxic Chemicals to Avoid
Did you know that we absorb up to 60 percent of what we put on our skin? Check out this informative infographic on toxic chemicals to avoid in cosmetics and skin care products.
2 Sunscreens That Wear Perfectly Under Makeup
I am a freak when it comes to SPF. Unless it's dark outside, it's on my face. Always. So it's important for me to find a non-greasy formula that doesn't pill or leave white streaks. Moreover, I want to be able to wear foundation if necessary, so the right sunblock needs to sink into skin. Finding something that fits the bill is a bigger challenge than you might think, but I tracked down two that do the job. For the scoop, keep reading.
Celebrate Fashion's Night Out: First Annual Green Beauty Event
FNO's First Annual Green Beauty Event
Do you know why beauty trendsetters like Gwyneth Paltrow and Emma Stone are using natural face oils? If you're looking to have healthier, younger-looking skin without exposure to chemicals, toxins or harsh treatments, consider adding face oils to your skin care routine. If you’re already hooked, share this skin care secret with a friend!
For a limited time receive a 1/4oz Anti-Aging Oil+ plus a 1oz sample of our newly launched Cleanser as our gift, with the purchase of our EWG top rated Everyday Sheer Coverage. ($35 total value)