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Why I'm Giving Up on Mineral Sunscreen

Why I’m Giving Up on Mineral Sunscreen

Mineral sunscreens not only don't work, they're annoying to use, and there's little proof that conventional sunscreens are even that toxic. I'm moving on.
  • My 3 Favorite Non-Toxic Sunscreens for Summer and Year-Round

    My 3 Favorite Non-Toxic Sunscreens for Summer and Year-Round

    This post on non-toxic sunscreen originally appeared on My Kind Closet, a blog for people who want to live more compassionately to the planet and animals. Some  research shows that recreational, or  intermittent, sun exposure (weekend trips to the beach, tropical mid-winter vacations, or ski trips for example) is a risk factor for melanoma. So...
    Green Clean Beauty Review: The Best Non-Toxic Daily Moisturizers with SPF Sun Protection

    Green Clean Beauty Review: The Best Non-Toxic Daily Moisturizers with SPF Sun Protection

    Being tan and wrinkly is out; having a smooth, glowing, natural complexion is in. You can’t read any skin advice without getting a recommendation for a good daily SPF moisturizer, no matter what time of year. The key is to get a non-toxic SPF moisturizer, so that your face doesn’t absorb toxins. But which ones are...
    The Need to Know List: Go Party Under a Mushroom Tower

    The Need to Know List: Go Party Under a Mushroom Tower

    I’m not officially a contributor to Conscious Magazine! Check out my guide to July events in the city. NYC “MoMA PS1 is very interested in sustainability and new approaches for architecture. We were interested in saying, could we create a new material and a new ecosystem of design, manufacturing and construction … that pushed, that tested...
    The Need to Know List: Make Sure You Use the Right Kind of Honey on Your Skin

    The Need to Know List: Make Sure You Use the Right Kind of Honey on Your Skin

    NYC There’s a huge natural gas pipeline going in under the beach in the Rockaways. It was snuck in right after Sandy when nobody was paying attention because they had lost their homes. Nice, politicians. Really nice. More reason to get protected bike lanes all over NYC: as cyclists we suck down less pollution. Everlane...