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Natural Beauty

Summertime, and the livin’ should be easy. So, simplify your grooming routine, and get your (sun-damage-free) glow on 
with an assist from these healthful hacks and naturally sourced goods.

Even as more and more companies add botanical beauty-boosters to their products, some still rely on animal-sourced ingredients, as well as chemicals that could mess with your health while wrecking the environment. Here's how to scan labels for questionable ingredients.

Got rough, drab winter skin? When ground into a fine powder, grains such as rice, oats, quinoa, and millet make for gentle cleansers that leave skin supremely smooth. Here's why and where to find them (plus a recipe for a DIY scrub!).

Looking to update your ’do? We scoured the country for compassionate salons that not only work wonders on your coif, but also boast cruelty-free products and eco-friendly practices.

What you put into your body is as important as what you put on it. Whether you’re interested in clearing acne, preventing premature aging, or protecting your skin from environmental damage, the first step to attaining beautiful skin is to eat a healthy, balanced diet.

Did you know that the average woman ingests up to four pounds of lipstick and gloss over her lifetime? That’s a lot of lipstick! It's pretty clear that choosing natural lip products is a wise move.

I love perfumes but am not always a fan of the ingredients. Many perfumes are full of synthetic chemicals like acetone or phthalates (used to make plastics). Many studies have linked these substances to skin irritation, birth defects, cancer, migraines, and asthma—not so lovely!