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The Brain Dust That Will Give You More Energy, Decrease Stress, and Boost Your Immune System

The Brain Dust That Will Give You More Energy, Decrease Stress, and Boost Your Immune System

Have you ever heard of adaptogens? These herbs and mushrooms support your body's resistance to stress by balancing your adrenal glands... and they just might be 2017's top wellness trend. Here's how to incorporate adaptogens into your diet.
  • Green Beauty Review: The Hits (and the Misses) From the Pura Botanicals Skincare Line

    Green Beauty Review: The Hits (and the Misses) From the Pura Botanicals Skincare Line

    Pura Botanicals is a Canadian company that believes in packing their products, which they adorably refer to as potions, with minimal yet powerful oils and herbs. Sometimes, when you’re reviewing a whole new line, it can get overwhelming trying to get a handle on all the ingredients, but Pura makes it a cinch to understand...
    Green Beauty Newbies Will Obsess Over Decovo

    Green Beauty Newbies Will Obsess Over Decovo

    At this point, I'm pretty well versed in the beauty scene. I'm always going to trade shows and beauty events, reading natural and conventional magazines alike looking for brands, and getting pitched even more. And yet, when I looked at the new online retailer Decovo's site, there were a bunch of enticing, modern, clean brands...
    How to Find Out if a Beauty Product Is Safe

    How to Find Out if a Beauty Product Is Safe

      by Corinne Keating Organic. Natural. Eco-friendly. These terms should be straightforward on beauty labels, but often they leave consumers more confused than comforted. You turn the bottle over to investigate, but reading the ingredients list is like trying to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. When you find a brand you love, you may not want to...
    Is Coconut Oil Eco-Friendly?

    Is Coconut Oil Eco-Friendly?

    This post is sponsored by Kapuluan Coconut Oil. As always, EcoCult only partners with brands who are doing good things. Support EcoCult by supporting them! Coconut oil is touted as a healthy alternative to toxic lotions and skincare products. But is it healthy for the environment, too? The good news is that in general, the...
    Take a Peek in My Medicine Cabinet and See My Clean Beauty Routine

    Take a Peek in My Medicine Cabinet and See My Clean Beauty Routine

      It's been three years since I last posted a picture inside my medicine cabinet, and wow, have things change. First of all, my photography has gotten better. (Typical blogger skill arc.) But also, a lot of the products I love and use have changed! I'm looking, and the only things that have stayed consistent...
    Green Beauty Review: Mullein & Sparrow Is So Different From Other Skincare

    Green Beauty Review: Mullein & Sparrow Is So Different From Other Skincare

    Vegan beauty brand Mullein and Sparrow is one that I've been watching for a while. With pretty branding, organic ingredients, a home base in Brooklyn, and (virtual and IRL) shelf space in many of my favorite non-toxic beauty boutiques, I figured it was only a matter of time before it crossed my desk. That opportunity...
    Green Beauty Review: Violets Are Blue Skincare Is Perfect for the Most Sensitive and Picky of Women

    Green Beauty Review: Violets Are Blue Skincare Is Perfect for the Most Sensitive and Picky of Women

    Violets Are Blue Skincare, a gorgeous line of natural products, began with a very personal quest. After a breast cancer diagnosis, founder Cynthia Besteman realized many of the products she used daily contained ingredients that were not truly safe or natural. Working with a biochemist, Besteman created her own skincare line filled with all-natural, organic...