How to Green Your Beauty Routine

Today we are seeing a shocking amount of toxins that can cause us to have serious problems in the long run so, where does one go to when finding something 100% organic in a beauty care routine? Luckily there are place in the world were we can sleep safe at night knowing the toxins in our body are leaving because we are going to a more greener approach in beauty!


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    Instead of going to the store to buy something that has many chemicals try a 100% safe and organic product like 100% pure cosmetics. They have cleansers that will not harm you and are environmentally friendly.
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    Look at natural exfoliants such as Goat milk, sheep milk, camel milk, Yak milk, and Dead Sea soap which are organic also they will not hurt your skin.
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    As a toner for your skin, such as Witch Hazel. Witch Hazel comes from a plant. After you use the witch hazel, then rub ice on your face to close the pores which works wonder on the skin. If you want to be more daring then try a rose water Toner which you can buy online or make at home for you. To make it home you need 1 cup of witch hazel, 1 cup of lavender oil, 3 dozen roses, 2 cups of distilled water and a tbsp of glycerin. Combine them altogether shake it or mix it well then store in the refrigerator when not using it.
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    Try a natural moisturizer. Use Argan oil, Maracuja oil or any plant oil that you can food at you local farmers market. If you wish to use lotion, find an organic line like Jason's natural or Dr. Bronner's to get your lotion.
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    For your weekly mask treatment, use the naturally grown foods of the earth. Fruity masks do help keeping your facial regime green so why not find a good fruit mask recipe to keep your skin supple and smooth. For example, combine half a cup of mashed papaya, 1 whipped egg white, one teaspoon of honey, and one tablespoon of natural yogurt. Apply the mixture to clean skin, allow resting for five minutes, and then rinse with warm water before patting dry.
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    Shop for organic hair care. For hair care, there are tones of organic shampoo out in the market such as Burt's Bees, Jason's Naturals, and much more. Using an all natural shampoo and conditioner will aid in the war of green and chemicals but maintain health for your hair. If you do not wish to spend a lot of money in buying an all natural shampoo, then make one yourself which is cheaper and it's something you created in your own vision.
    • Use an herbal de-tangling spray instead of ones that contain large amounts of alcohol which is not good for your hair nor scalp.
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    Use a homemade hair rinse which improves the health of your hair but also makes it green. Pour water into a pot or saucepan and bring to a boil, then turn off stove, and place tea bags in hot water. Let steep and cool for at least 1 hour. Use this hair rinse when washing and de-tangling your hair then dry with a warm towel.
    • Use a organic hair moisturizer. Making you own hair moisturizer is great and not hard at all. Combine 3/4 cup of avocado oil, 1/8 cup of safflower oil, 1/8 cup of sweet almond oil, 8 drops of lavender oil, 6 drops of lemongrass oil, 6 drops of rosemary oil, and 4 drops of geranium oil. Use whenever needed.
    • Occasionally, try a hair mask that is green. Revitalize your health website has some good selections of homemade hair masks that are green and healthy.
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    Look for cosmetics that are green and cruelty free. is a good place to find healthier cosmetics brands that are affordable for anyone's budget.
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    Use all natural or organic toothpaste and mouthwash. There are companies such as Tom's of Maine that create herbal products that are good for the outside and for the inside such as your teeth.
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    Give yourself an organic manicure or pedicure or get an organic manicure or pedicure. There are salons that have natural or organic nail polish and nail products such as Zoya and Priti. There are a few in your area which can be organic salons and spas that have a green selection of products and services so, use the search engines to look around and see any in your area.


  • Do Less:
    • Fatty foods
    • Fried foods
    • Highly seasoned foods
    • Refined starches & sugar
    • Cooking with oil
    • Soft drinks & alcohol
    • Chocolate
    • Junk food
  • Natural Fiber – women aged 19 to 50 need 25g a day, so eat more:
    • Unrefined whole grains
    • Apples (skin on)
    • Cauliflower
    • Beans or legumes (well rinsed)
    • Ground flaxseeds
    • High fiber snacks like nuts, seeds or dried fruit
  • More Water – nourishes skin cells and eliminates waste.
  • Do More:
    • Leafy green vegetables
    • Fresh fruit
    • Lean protein
    • Whole grains, beans and nuts
    • Vitamins C, B2 & B5
    • Water or herb tea

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