What’s more natural than scents? Flowers, freshly cut grass, leaves, ocean spray: nature is scented! But today our daily lives are overrun with industrial artificial fragrances, from detergent to air fresheners or even cat litter… And, of course, our perfumes and beauty products. Artificial fragrances are hard to escape, with potentially harmful consequences on our health and the environment. So here’s our guide on how to know what is really a natural fragrance.
You’ve made a good decision: ridding your armpits of aluminium salts. You’ve even found your new natural deodorant (hint, hint, it’s called Keep Cool). Great idea! But the problem with aluminium salts is that they’re addictive. For our body and for our minds. Basically, although we know that they’re harmful, it’s not always easy to avoid them… Here are a few tips to help ease your transition from an antiperspirant to a natural deodorant.
Hidden behind their obscure names, like Norm ISO 16128, there’s a respectable intention: to internationally standardise how we define organic and natural cosmetics. Something to bring more transparency to the cosmetics industry, so that the consumer is better informed and protected. Sounds too good to be true. And after 6 years of work in over 30 countries we’ve conceived of a cosmetics standard that benefits… manufacturers. A prestigious award for their greenwashing, allowing them to boast about the naturalness of their petrochemical creams… We’ll tell you everything you need to know.
The heating’s on full blast, last year’s hats and scarves have been uncovered – Winter is here. If anyone’s not happy about it, it’s your skin. It’s irritating, peeling, getting out of the shower is a festival of tingles and itches. You’re awaiting Spring with chattering teeth? Chin up! By adopting a good routine, you can have velvety skin even in Winter!
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