Health & Wellness
Learn about eco-friendly practices for a healthier lifestyle. Explore sustainable choices for personal well-being.
- Although Vaseline, aka petroleum jelly, is good at combatting dry skin and other ailments, is it actually bad for the environment?
Take Care of Your Scruff Sustainably, With Eco-Friendly Beard CareWhether you're planning to grow out that stubble, or if you've had a beard for a while now, we're giving you the run-down on sustainable beard care.
Waking up With Chapped Lips? Here’s Why Your Room Gets So DryWhy does my room get so dry? There are a million reasons your room might be getting dry in the winter, but there are a number of ways to fix it.
SPF Chapstick: Why It’s Important, and a Few of Our Favorite BrandsSPF chapstick is useful year-round, whether you're going to the beach or taking a trip to the mountains — these are a few of our favorite brands.
Desmond Tutu Had an Eco-Friendly Burial With Water CremationWhat is aquamation? The late Desmond Tutu opted to have his body go through aquamation, as it's one of the most eco-friendly burial methods.
The Health and Environmental Benefits of Seaweed Are Beyond ImpressiveSeaweed benefits human health and the environment in multiple ways — which is why companies in California are making more of an effort to grow it.
Zero-Waste Self Care IdeasThese zero-waste self care ideas, from DIYs to low-impact products, are sure to make your bath, candle, face mask, and manicure habits much more eco-friendly.
Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Makeup BrushesHere's a look into some of our favorite eco-friendly, cruelty-free, vegan, and low-waste makeup brushes.
Commemorate National Hiking Day on Instagram With These Caption IdeasNational Hiking Day is coming up on Nov. 17, so if you were planning to commemorate the day on social media, consider using these Instagram captions.
Green Circle Salons Will Help You Find a Zero-Waste Haircut, Manicure, and More (Exclusive)Green Circle Salons is a certification program that helps customers find eco-friendly salons.
Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly Skincare Brands for Sensitive SkinThere are plenty of skincare products that are cruelty-free, vegan, sustainably-packaged, and made by companies that share your values.
6 Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy That Will Save Your Skin This SummerAlthough they may sound old-fashioned, these natural remedies will work to soothe the itchy rash caused by poison ivy.
Zero-Waste Hair Products for Natural CurlsThese sustainable companies are making zero-waste products for curly hair!
Aloe Vera Is More Than Just Sunburn Ointment — Here's What Else It Can Do For Your SkinAloe vera can benefit your skin in many ways besides just cooling off sunburn.
How to Prevent and Get Rid of Razor Bumps, If You Have Sensitive SkinIf you have sensitive skin, shaving can be an irritating prospect, but there are many natural ways to get rid of razor bumps.
Natural and Cruelty-Free Remedies That Promote Hair GrowthIf you have thin or thinning hair, these natural remedies for hair growth should have you looking like Rapunzel in no time.
Avocados Aren't Just Good On Toast — 5 Reasons Why They're Great for Your Hair, TooHow do avocados benefit your hair? It turns out the widely beloved green fruit makes your hair healthier in several different ways.
5 Reef-Safe Sunscreens That Leave No White Cast, for Dark Skin TonesWe’ve rounded up five of the most popular reef-safe sunscreens without a white cast.
Clean Up Your Daily Regime With Our Clean Skincare GuideIf you're looking to lower your environmental impact in all aspects of your life, our clean skincare guide for Earth Day will help clean up your routine.
7 Natural Shampoos That Will Help Thicken Even the Finest HairFinding a natural shampoo to fit your specific type of hair wasn’t always simple, but these seven brands are making much easier.
Zero-Waste Hair Care Tips to Keep You Stylish, SustainablyZero waste living usually means eschewing plastic in its entirety, but what are some zero-waste hair care options?
Eco-Friendly Hair Ties and Scrunchies to Get You Through Bad Hair Days, SustainablyThese eco-friendly hair ties and scrunchies will get you through any bad hair day, sustainably.
Is Using Expired Skincare Dangerous in Any Way?Skincare products might seem innocuous, even harmless, but is using expired skincare dangerous in any way?
Are There Benefits to Refrigerating Skincare Products? Here's What You Should KnowRefrigerating many types of skin care products might seem like almost elementary, but is this extra step strictly necessary, or even a good idea?
How to Keep Natural Hair Moisturized For a Fully Hydrated LookDry hair got you down? Many types of natural hair could use some help with hydration, so keep it moisturized with these 7 natural beauty tricks.
How This Affordable Hair Care Brand Ditched Plastic for Aluminum (Exclusive)Eva NYC's hair care product range has completely transitioned from plastic to aluminum packaging, and still manages to be an affordable, zero-waste option.
How Eco-Friendly Is Your Tea Tree Oil? Behind the Skin Care StapleIs tea tree oil sustainable? The natural topical staple cures a variety of skin conditions, but here's how to make sure yours is eco-friendly.
8 Black-Owned, Cruelty-Free Hair Products That’ll Help You Embrace Your Natural CrownThese Black-owned, cruelty-free hair products are great for embracing your natural curls!
Zero-Waste Skincare: 5 Low-Impact Face Masks You Can Make at HomeYou can make these face masks at home with resources you likely already have in order to keep your impact down.
How to Find the Right Shampoo Bar for Your HairShampoo bars are a great way to reduce waste in the shower — here's our advice for finding the best shampoo bar for your hair.
Exploring the Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil: Hair, Body, and MoreCoconut oil has been marketed far and wide as a superfood but the health benefits of coconut oil don’t just lie in its consumption.
Here Are a Few Natural Ways to Remove Body Hair, if That's What You PreferIf you prefer a clean-shaven look, there are several ways to remove body hair naturally, to avoid products with chemicals, dyes, or fragrances.
Why Does Hair Turn Gray?Why does our hair turn gray as we get older? Find out!
How Fenty Skin Is Embracing SustainabilityLearn how Fenty Beauty, Rihanna’s skincare brand, is especially sustainable.
Black-Owned Sustainable Beauty and Skincare BrandsThese Black-owned, sustainable beauty and skincare brands sell everything from lipstick to skincare to deodorant to toothpaste.
Eco-Friendly Hair Dye: Natural and Cruelty-Free Options You Can Apply at HomeEco-friendly hair dye does exist, meaning you can stay away from harmful chemicals when coloring your hair.
Olivia Wilde Shares Tips for Living More Sustainably — Plus, Her Plastic-Free Skincare RoutineOlivia Wilde appeared on Harper's BAZAAR's YouTube series Go To Bed With Me to show off her sustainable skincare routine.
Zero-Waste Hair and Body Brand Ethique Is Now at TargetEthique has landed at Target
Lush's New Collection Of Eco-Friendly Skin Highlighters Celebrates NatureThe collection is available in five colors and supports women
7 Etsy Shops Full Of Cruelty-Free SkincareThese Etsy shops have plenty of offerings when it comes to cruelty-free skincare.
Birkenstock Launches Natural Skincare Line In Sustainable PackagingBirkenstock just launched a natural, cruelty-free skincare line.
This Skin-Care Company Is Going Zero-Waste By 2021REN Skincare has pledged to be a zero-waste company by 2021.
5 Eco-Friendly Hair Accessories Perfect For Every StyleThese hair accessories are not only slick to look at, they also are friendly to the environment.
5 Natural Dyes That Are Safe For The Planet And Your HairThese dyes are not only good for your hair, but they're good for the planet.
How These Luxury Vegan Makeup Brushes Can Amp Up Your Beauty and Skincare RoutineArtis tells Green Matters about the beauty company's animal-free makeup brushes.
Hayley Williams' Vegan Hair Dyes Arrive At SephoraSephora is now carrying Good Dye Young hair dyes and lighteners online. Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams launched the vegan and cruelty-free company in 2016.
5 Cruelty-Free Sunscreens To Protect Your Skin This SummerThere's no way around it: sunscreen is important. Especially during summer.