It's happening. You're sneezing a little more than usual, or you just felt a little tickle in your throat. Here's what you can do right away: Sleep or rest (“Hello, Netflix”) Drink hydrating liquids (like water, less-sugar juices, or soup) and stay away from alcohol and caffeine Gargle with salt water Take hot baths… Continue reading 4 things you can do right now (with minimal effort) if you feel a cold or sore throat coming on
I’m at Sephora. Which makeup brand is the least toxic?
Short answer: Tarte Long answer: Tarte can boast that their products are free of the ingredients listed below, which are either (1) known to be harmful to you, the environment, or both, or (2) still being researched. Additionally, they are animal-cruelty-free, dermatologist-tested, and hypoallergenic. Parabens (Preservatives) Mineral oil (Acts as plastic-wrap-like barrier on the… Continue reading I’m at Sephora. Which makeup brand is the least toxic?
Should I really ditch my regular deodorant/antiperspirant?
Short answer: Probably. The science is still inconclusive about aluminum (the active ingredient that prevents perspiration), but most deodorants and antiperspirants contain other ingredients that could also be harmful. So, it’s probably better to be cautious. Plus, you have plenty of “worry-free” options. (See the stuff I’ve tried below.) If you don’t want to… Continue reading Should I really ditch my regular deodorant/antiperspirant?
Paris & Loving Mornings
Bonjour, Paris! I’m definitely a francophile. I captured this view (pictured on Instagram @willtolivewell) during my first trip to Paris. Typically, I’m guilty of rushing through the morning rather than "getting off to a good start." I’m working on changing that (and views like this one really help). Apparently, during those first few minutes in… Continue reading Paris & Loving Mornings