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Checking the ingredient list

My friend Ashley sent me a note the other day pointing me to this Martha Stewart article from her magazine Whole Living. The piece discusses the “bad” chemicals in the everyday beauty products we use, and contrasts them against “the good.” I’ve heard about avoiding parabens for a while now, but there were plenty of other ingredients on this list that I wasn’t aware of. I’m curious — when you guys shop for beauty products, do you consider what’s in the ingredient list? Or simply what works best for you? And do you have any all-natural products you swear by? Spill it in the comments!

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  1. My friend has been talking to me a lot about how unsafe a lot of beauty products are. She turned me onto using avocado oil for the face as a moisturizer (they sell it differently for cooking use) and I have to say I really love it!

  2. I am trying to be much more conscious about the ingredients in things I use. One thing I love is Josie Maran Argan Oil Hair Serum. She has a lot of great, natural products.

    • Yes! I’ve used her facial oil. I find it actually works better for me in summer (believe it or not, in winter it’s just not moisturizing enough). It also works wonders on healing things like insect bites.

  3. Ever since a friend turned me on to the book Not Just a Pretty Face, I use the following website to help guide me when making skin and hair product choices:
    I’ve learned a lot from the site.

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