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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Earth Month: Eco-Friendly Beauty

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I try to be as eco-friendly as possible all year long. Eco-Friendly products help us to keep our environment in good shape. No chemicals, all natural, and made with the environment in mind. They help to prevent pollution and conserve energy.They are better for Human and Animal life because they are natural products.

2015 couldn’t have been a better time to look amazing while also going green. Here’s some amazing products that are must haves for Earth Month!

Pacifica- Charmed Shadow palette

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Rich mineral creaseless shadows infused with coconut to create soft lasting, velvety texture. Pearl and iridescent shades to blend and create a rainbow of looks.

Available: pacificabeauty.com

Mineral Fusion SPF 15 Brightening Moisturizer

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Mineral Fusion is dedicated to creating effective and healthy skin care while contributing to the wellbeing of the community – this pursuit is called Minerals on a Mission.

Mineral Fusion SPF 15 Brightening Moisturizeris a lightweight, hydrating moisturizer that brightens skin while providing sun protection.Vitamin C and orange oil work to naturally brighten and even out skin tone, while coconut oil provides lightweight nourishment and penetrates deep into skin for long-lasting hydration.

This moisturizer is all natural, not tested on animals, hypo-allergenic, 100% Vegan, and is gluten, paraben, artificial color, talc, & fragrance –free. All Mineral Fusion products are cruelty-free and hold certifications from PETA and Leaping Bunny.

Price: $24.99

Availability: Whole Foods Markets nationwide, as well as other fine health food stores and MineralFusion.com.

Celsius® Flo Fusion™ On-the-Go

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Celsius® Flo Fusion™ is a great tasting drink for your active, healthy lifestyle. Studies show that drinking Flo Fusion™ before moderate exercise helps you burn up to 100 calories and more per serving, boosts metabolism, burns up to 93% more body fat, increases endurance and provides lasting energy to accelerate your transformation no matter what diet or training routine you are on. The great tasting Flo Fusion™ Transformation Accelerator Powder has the same benefits as the “ready to drink” Celsius and is available in Berry or Orange flavor.

Celsius®, the world's first Negative Calorie beverage, teamed up with International Platinum Recording Artist, Flo Rida, to create the Flo Fusion™ Transformation Accelerator On-the-Go Powder

Celsius® Flo Fusion™ is Backed by 6 Published University Studies, and is Clinically Proven to:

  • Burn 100 Calories and More Per Serving
  • Burn Up to 93% More Body Fat Per Serving
  • Increase Metabolism
  • Provide Healthy Energy

Healthy Features of Celsius® Flo Fusion™:

·         No Sugar

·         No High Fructose Corn Syrup

·         No Aspartame

·         Very Low Sodium

·         No Preservatives

·         No Artificial Colors or Flavors

·         Vitamin Enriched

·         Tastes Great!

The item is the newly launched Flo Fusion On-the-Go by Celsius, the ultimate fitness tool for people on the go this spring + summer.

Whish Bath + Body

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Get ready to fall in love with the soothing holistic benefits of blue agave while softening and smoothing skin with the following Whish Blue Agave Whish items: Body Wash, Body Butter, Sugar Scrub, Shave Cream, Body Oil and Shave Savour. The Whish Blue Agave Collection is available exclusively at ULTA doors nationwide and on ULTA.com.

Key Ingredients & Benefits:

· Cleanse with Whish Blue Agave Body Wash ($18)

· Remove Hair with Whish Blue Agave Shave Cream ($20) and Shave Savour ($26)

· Exfoliate with Whish Blue Agave Sugar Scrub ($38)

· Moisturize with Whish Blue Agave Three Whishes Body Butter ($24)

· Hydrate with Whish Blue Agave Body Oil ($28)

Whish Beauty Products provide an unparalleled treatment for the body. All Whish Products are Paraben Free, Sulfate Free, TEA & DEA Free, and Petrochemical Free and are all natural. In addition, Whish uses organic ingredients whenever and wherever possible, to create a luxuriously indulgent and soothingly moisturizing experience.

Mastey Hair Care + Color

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When it comes to healthy, beautiful hair, Mastey is the clear choice! Without the use of chemicals and additives that can harm your beautiful locks, you get shiny hair color that will last, vibrancy and dimension you will adore, and healthy ingredients your hair will love.

RITUALS Hammam Body Mud

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Inspired by one of the oldest cleansing traditions in the world, The Hammam Body Mud from RITUALS Home and Body Cosmetics incorporates Rosemary and warming Eucalyptus to refresh and revitalize skin. This exfoliating mud stimulates circulation by removing dead skin cells using this combination of pure Chinese Clay and eucalyptus.

Price: $17.00

Availability: www.rituals.com

Hello Toothpastes

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Show your mouth some love with new naturally friendly™ fluoride toothpaste from hello! In four awesome flavors, including new Peach Mango Mint, this clinically proven paste polishes teeth and freshens breath while delighting your taste buds. Safe, effective, beautiful and now packaged in an easy to use tube, hello makes brushing fun again! All hello products are free of artificial sweeteners, triclosan, alcohol and dyes, plus they’re vegan and cruelty-free. Being such “free” products, it’s only natural that hello is also made in the good ol’ US of A.

Price: $4.99

Availability: Target, Target.com, Walgreens, Duane Reade, Stop ‘N Shop, and other national retailers

 

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Icelandic Glacial is a premium, natural spring water that is bottled straight from the source of Iceland. Taking great care of the environment and majestic resource, Ölfus Spring, Icelandic Glacial runs a completely sustainable operation and sources less than 0.1% of the total water that naturally flows to the surface. Icelandic Glacial delivers the world’s first CarbonNeutral® bottled water that is 100% carbon neutral and recyclable, with a net-zero carbon footprint!

With exceptional balance from a naturally low, “sweet spot” mineral content and an uncommonly high and naturally occurring alkaline pH level of 8.4, Icelandic Glacial provides a clean fresh taste with the perfect healthy balance for the body.

Price/Availability: Icelandic Glacial is available in five sizes from 330ml to 1.5L ($1.00-$2.79) at select fine groceries and IcelandicGlacial.com

The Wet Brush

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The Wet Brush Earth is giving back to the environment and supporting those in need, while still fighting tangles and knots like it always has. The packaging is comprised of recycled materials and printed with soy ink, while the brush itself is constructed from sustainable bamboo.

The Wet Brush is committed to improving the quality of life in impoverished communities across the globe.  With that goal in mind, they have teamed up with charity: water since they personally know how important water can be.  Their first project will provide a water system for a school in Cambodia so that its students and faculty can finally have access to clean water.

So brush your locks guilt-free and help children in need with the eco-conscious Wet Brush Earth.

Availability: TheWetBrush.com

RITUALS Cosmetics Bath + Body Products

 

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Step into an environment of ultimate relaxation with the Wu Wei calming cream bath. Enriched with soothing White Lotus and Green Tea, skin is left nourished and silky soft, ready to take on the day ahead.

For a more intense wash, try Sakura Scrub, featuring a luxurious combination of organic sugar and softening oils. This very indulgent product is formulated with Cherry Blossom and Rice Milk to revitalize for glowing skin.

Availability: www.rituals.com

How do you try to be more earth-friendly? What’s your favorite eco-friendly products?

 

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Jessica is the writer behind Sweet Southern Mama. She is the mother of 2 adorable kids- Aidan, 7 and Adisyn, 5. She lives in Kentucky with her fiance and kids. She loves designing blogs, reading, writing, crafting, all things electronic, photography, and spending time with her family.

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