Tips for Being Green in Your Beauty Routine

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It’s time to face it. When it comes to health, it’s not just about what we put in our bodies that matters. It’s about what we put on our bodies, too. Our tips offer ways you can reduce your breast cancer risk with safer personal care products that are green not chemical based.

Erin Schrode, co-founder and spokeswoman of Teens Turning Green (TTG), knows a thing or two about how to take your lifestyle to a greener place. John Masters Organics tapped Schrode for expert tips on why making ecologically conscious lifestyle choices is necessary, and especially when choosing green products for your beauty routine.

Skip toxins and opt for truly natural and organic beauty products! Check out EWG’s “Dirty  Dozen” list of the most commonly found chemicals in cosmetics. Go to EWG for more info.

Support companies that think full circle and take into consideration pure formulation and full ingredient disclosure, as well as responsible business practices like ethical sourcing of ingredients, fair trade labor policies, human and animal rights, and sustainable packaging.

Practice being ECOnomical (eco-friendly and economical). Do you really need everything you buy? What could you live without? Saving resources and money while reducing clutter and waste leaves room for great, eco products that you truly love!

John Masters Organics takes pride in their “green” products. Visit johnmasters.com to find the perfect eco-friendly product for your beauty routine.

Did you know that there are thousands of chemicals in everything from lipstick and lotion to shampoo and shaving cream? Some of these chemicals are linked to breast cancer, hormone disruption, infertility and birth defects. Avoid the most toxic ingredients in your personal care products.  Taking the time to read labels and understand what is going into our bodies is an important first step. Spending a few extra minutes reading these labels, and understanding what the substances are could be a life-saving decision.

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