Personal Care

Skin Care Products Defined

Natural, Organic and Botanical Skin Care Products Defined

Here at EnviroCitizen, we know how important it is to you to take the very best care of yourself, your family and the environment. You know that words like natural, organic and botanical are important to you on the labels and in the ingredients of the products you purchase and use. But what do these words really mean? In today’s more environmentally-friendly world, people are becoming more aware of all the benefits they can get from natural skin care products. …

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Natural Deodorant

Natural Deoderants

Dealing with bodily sweat is a normal part of hygiene for most of us. Most Americans prefer to use deodorants to deal with the odor associated with sweating in addition to reducing the amount of sweat. There are lots of toxic ingredients in conventional deodorants that are linked to certain disease as well as certain cancers. Luckily, several personal care companies are catching on to the public’s demand for non-toxic products. Burt’s Bees, already a leader in natural products, has …

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Oil-Free Green Make-Up

Women have used makeup for centuries to enhance their natural features and appeal to the opposite sex. Many of the beauty treatments, products and supplies we use these days are unsafe and some can be toxic to the earth, also irritating our skin, causing pimples and creating other unwanted problems/side effects. Whether you have a serious health issue or not, you might want to pay attention to what your body is absorbing through your skin when you wear makeup. Most …

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Eco-Friendly Personal Care Products

How To Find the Most Eco-Friendly Personal Care Products

Eco-friendly personal care products are widely available in a number of boutique and mainstream stores. The best eco-friendly personal care products are gentle on the environment and on your body. Large cosmetic companies spend billions of dollars to try to get you to buy their products. Their advertisements don’t hold much weight when it comes to the environment, though. Conventional cosmetics and personal care products are often bad for you and bad for the environment. Here are a few things …

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Natural Toiletries: What’s In Your Makeup Bag?

Here at EnviroCitizen.org we like to ask questions.  The question we ask you today is what’s inside your makeup bag? A shimmery lipstick, a full-proof foundation and a tube of black mascara? Now take a good, hard look at what’s really inside your makeup bag. Read all the ingredients. The real question is are the products you use every day safe? Last year, Americans spent about $50 billion on cosmetics and toiletries. While looking good isn’t a crime, it is …

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How to Make Your Own Natural Cosmetics

Cosmetics have been used since ancient times, such as with the ancient Egyptians. However, EnviroCitizen.org has found that there are several things to look out for with modern cosmetics such as environmental impacts, toxins, allergic reactions and more. Information on all these things seems to change quite a bit. The good news is that you can eliminate this headache by making your own cosmetics. Not only is it eco-friendly, but it saves money and gives you the peace of mind …

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Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid

Natural Cosmetics – Ten Synthetic Ingredients to Avoid

If you want natural products, you have to be willing to search them out. Learn to read labels, and refuse to settle for half-natural hair and skin care. Below we have listed and described our “ten most wanted” ingredients we here at EnviroCitizen most want to see the labels of so-called natural hair and skin care products. Imidazolidinyl Urea and Diazolidinyl Urea — These are the most commonly used preservatives after the parabens. They are well established as a primary …

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Whats In Your Purse

Natural Toiletries: What’s In Your Purse?

Here at EnviroCitizen.org, we like to ask questions.  The question we ask you today is what’s inside your makeup bag? A shimmery lipstick, a full-proof foundation and a tube of black mascara? Now take a good, hard look at what’s really inside your makeup bag. Read all the ingredients. The real question is are the products you use every day safe? Last year, Americans spent about $50 billion on cosmetics and toiletries. While looking good isn’t a crime, it is …

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Yoga Nature

What Yoga Can Do For You

  Babies are born yogis. Once we were all able to pull our toes up by our ears and laugh about it. Then we aged, got injured, and began carrying stress in our shoulders and back. In short, we lost our balance. Yoga is an ancient practice that helps create a sense of union in body, mind, and spirit. It brings us balance.  Once you begin practicing yoga, it will become a part of your physical, mental and spiritual life.  …

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Natural Products

Choosing Natural Products and Supplements

How to choose natural products and natural supplements has as much to do with what to look for as well as what to avoid.  We hope this is helpful as you carefully read the labels of the personal products you choose for yourself and your family. The way we look is a direct result of what we put into our bodies. The food we eat and the beauty products we use greatly affect our outward appearance. Unfortunately, it is a …

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