Eco-Beautiful With Lina Hanson

6 Ways to Clean Up Your Beauty Routine for the New Year

Photo by Shutterstock PURGE YOUR MAKEUP BAG The new year offers the perfect opportunity to clear old, expired makeup from your cosmetics bag and dressing table. Used makeup collects…

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6 Natural Acne-Busting Treatments You Can Make at Home

Photo by Shutterstock STRAWBERRY SCRUB Strawberries are a natural source of salicylic acid, which is found in a lot of anti-acne products. To make a zit-busting scrub, simply mash…

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6 Ways to Eat Your Way to Gorgeous Skin, Naturally

Photo by Shutterstock VEGETABLES Looking to zap those zits? Try noshing on leafy greens like kale, spinach, and sprouts. Veggies aren’t just packed with anti-inflammatory…

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6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Spring-Clean Your Beauty Routine

RUB-A-DUB-DUB There’s no time like the present to slough off that dry winter skin from your face, body, and feet. Use soft, circular motions when exfoliating your face. For your…

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Serenity Now! 6 Eco-Friendly Remedies For Stressed-Out Holiday Skin

HONEY-PEACH MASK 1 ripe peach 4 tablespoons of honey 2 tablespoons of natural plain yogurt Mash the peach and mix it with the yogurt and honey. Spread the paste on your face and leave…

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6 Eco-Friendly Grooming Tips for Men

PRE-SHAVE Exfoliating is one of the first and most effective steps to achieving a close shave. I recommend exfoliating about twice a week to slough off dead skin cells, remove excess…

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6 Eco-Friendly Cosmetics That Are Worth Splurging On

DR. HAUSCHKA Although Dr. Hauschka is better known for its holistic skincare products, it also carries foundations, blushes, eyeshadows, and lipsticks that are just as natural and…

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6 DIY Pumpkin-Skincare Products You Can Make at Home (Plus 1 to Buy)

Photo by Kim Love PUMPKIN BODY SCRUB ¼ cup cooked pureed pumpkin ¼ cup brown sugar Combine the ingredients in a small bowl. Apply the mixture to your body using a damp cloth. Scrub…

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6 Affordable Eco-Friendly Cosmetics You Can Find at the Drugstore

PHYSICIAN’S FORMULA ORGANIC WEAR If you’re looking for quality natural makeup that won’t empty your bank account, the Organic Wear range by Physician’s Formula…

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7 Affordable Eco-Friendly Skincare Lines You Can Find at the Drugstore

YES TO CARROTS This affordable line of natural products is completely free of parabens, phthalates, petroleum, and sodium laureth sulfate. In addition to products that smell amazing,…

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6 Bad Beauty Habits You Need to Break Now

SLEEPING WITH MAKEUP ON Leaving your makeup on night can clog your pores and cause acne. If you absolutely cannot wash your face before bed, make sure you use a facial cleansing wipe to…

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Get Actress Frieda Pinto's Red Carpet Look, Naturally

STEP ONE Start any makeup look by moisturizing your face with an all-natural moisturizer or face serum. This way, the makeup will go on much smoother and blend better. Serums are great…

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6 Toxic Ingredients You Should Avoid in Cosmetics

TOXIC BEAUTY 1. Talc 2. Parabens 3. Propylene glycol 4. Mineral oil 5. Sodium lauryl sulfate 6. Phthalates …

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Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011: What It Means for the Beauty Industry and You

Photo by clarita The beauty industry is one of the few industries where harmful ingredients such as formaldehyde, heavy metals, and lead are allowed as ingredients. This current trend…

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5 DIY Skincare Recipes You Can Make Using Kitchen Ingredients

HOMEMADE SKINCARE Peppermint Lip Balm Lemon-Mint Face Toner Brown Sugar Body Scrub Tomato Face Mask Acne Spot Treatment…

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6 Eco-Friendly Beauty Essentials for Summer

FUN IN THE SUN For a faux glow: Park Avenue Princess Bronzer by Tarte For sun-kissed lips and cheeks: Lip & Cheek Stain by 100% Pure For dramatic eyes (that won’t smear!):…

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6 Ways to Achieve Flawless Skin, Naturally

NATURAL GLOW 1. Drink plenty of water 2. Slather on the sunblock 3. Keep your skin moisturized 4. Eat a balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables 5. Sweat it out 6. Fill up with…

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