NSF/ANSI 305 Personal Care Products Containing Organic Ingredients Standard

NSF Label

Since we’ve been discussing organic body care and cosmetics lately, I thought we should discuss the NSF/ANSI 305 Personal Care Products Containing Organic Ingredients Standard. Below are some facts about this label. Basics NSF/ANSI 305 Standard is an American-based, third-party certification of personal care products adopted by NSF International in accordance with American National Standards […]

Can you really go 100% organic with your body care and cosmetic products?

real or fake organics

If your goal is to go 100% organic when it comes to organic skin care, you can probably manage it because there’s a decent range of organic skin care out there. If your goal is to go totally organic with skin care AND cosmetics, shampoo, deodorant and other body care, you’ll have more trouble. Learn about organic body care […]

Flower & Herb Safety Guide for Homemade Body Care Products

Flower & Herb Safety Guide

If you’re going to use flowers or herbs as ingredients in a homemade beauty product, follow these safety tips… Use only organic herbs and flowers – you don’t want pesticides on your body. Know your herbs and flowers before you use them. Get a good guidebook so you can recognize the subtle differences between various herbs and […]

Stick it to fake organic products!

Panic - this is not organic sticker

When I was 13 or so I read a book about women’s rights. In said book there was an order form for some awesome, “This offends women” stickers. You could use these stickers in stores, on products, a person – to label lame anti-female stuff. I loved my stickers. I know, I got started young […]

One Good Reason to Shop at Whole Foods

I know everyone is annoyed that Whole Foods Market seems so expensive, but there will be one very good reason to shop there come June 2011. As you know, most ‘organic’ body care is anything but organic. Plus very few organic body care products are certified. However, Whole Foods has taken a huge step to […]

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