Scalp Care is Skin Care!

Recently, at the dinner table, one of my kids asked me why we have hair– as in, what is the biological purpose of hair on our bodies and heads. My husband and I started brainstorming possible ideas of why– warmth, protection from the sun, eyebrows to keep sweat out of our eyes, etc.– but it […]

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The Only Kind of Chef I Want To Be

In the summer of 1989, when I was nine years old, I took a cooking class at famed Washington, D.C. culinary school L’Academie de Cuisine. Maybe some kids were into it. Maybe some kids got into cooking as a result of the class. But I discovered a very important thing that summer: I was not […]

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Welcome to the Family, Tata Harper!

No one is more thrilled than I that Integrity Botanicals is now carrying Tata Harper! Why is this so exciting, you ask? Great question, I’m really glad you said that. If you’ve followed Green Beauty at all for the past decade +, and I assume you have because you’re here, reading this blog, you’ve heard […]

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Valentine’s Day Green Beauty Gift Guide

We’ve created these gift guides just for you! A one stop shop for all your green beauty needs, wants and desires this Valentine’s Day. Whether you are looking to shop for your significant other or you’re celebrating Galentine’s Day, we’ve gathered a fun, love-centered collection of natural beauty and personal care products that can help demonstrate […]

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Staff Picks: Our Best of 2020 Roundup

I’m so pleased to bring you our THIRD annual Top 3 Staff Picks roundup! This is my favorite (and also the hardest!) post of the year. I love seeing what my fellow team members at Integrity Botanicals have been loving this past year! But it’s also VERY hard for me to pick just three top […]

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Yes, You Do Need A Toner (or mist, essence, etc.)

I used to think toners were a huge waste of money. Why not just wipe my face with a damp $20 bill and throw it in the trash? What could a light mist possibly do for my skin that my cream or oil or serum wasn’t already doing better? Well, I was wrong. Turns out, […]

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Our Holiday Gift Guide is Here! 2020 Edition

We’ve created these gift guides just for you! We’ve got everyone on your list covered with our one stop shop for all your green beauty needs. Love It? Start building your wishlist. Create an account and add to your Wishlist so you can keep track of all of your favorites and shopping activity whether you’re on your computer, […]

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Why Is This Product Different?

Have you ever wondered why your favorite balm or cream is sometimes a slightly different texture or color? Ever wondered why scents vary the tiniest bit from batch to batch of your favorite body oil? Or why the color of a serum isn’t quite the same as it looked in the picture you saw online? […]

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Is It Time to Throw Out Your Old Makeup?

I always learn something when I’m researching and writing a blog post, like how Bakuchiol is not actually a kind of Retinol, or how eczema is often triggered by dietary factors, but rarely does a post influence me to change my habits so drastically! While researching this post— talking to brand founders and scouring websites and product packages for […]

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How Long Is My Skincare Good For?

When people find out I’m a beauty writer, there are some questions I get asked A LOT: What’s the best product for my teen’s acne? (I always suggest a gentle routine the kid in question will actually stick to, for starters, using products from Osmia Organics) Just tell me the magical serum that will make […]

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