It has never been easier to live consciously than it is today: bulk food stores in our neighbourhoods, online bazaars full of eco-friendly products, not to mention the amount of reusable or recyclable items available to us. But there is a whole heap of companies out there working hard to make sustainability even more convenient and accessible for everyone, especially through the modern world of apps.
Bubbly water drinks like La Croix and Bubly were favourites in my household until we learned about the insane levels of PFAs that are included. What are PFAs?
From finding nearby water bottle refill stations to calculating your carbon footprint to connecting with surplus food headed for the landfill, these apps help you live more sustainably.
Anyone with sensitive skin knows how valuable it is to be aware of what goes into your skincare products. One of the most common ways to avoid flare-ups is by choosing formulas without fragrance. The same approach should be applied to your hair care products, especially since scalp health should never be neglected and is essential to proper hair growth.
For those of us who choose to wear makeup, most often it’s to enhance the appearance of our skin; whether it be for that effortless glow or simply to convey the impression that we get a full eight hours of sleep. But with the recent news that major cosmetic brands are still selling makeup with ‘forever chemicals’ in the UK, are we actually doing ourselves more harm than good?
Whether from the food you eat, the air you breathe, or the makeup you wear every day, you have been —and continue to be — exposed to endocrine disruptors.
Every day, we use soaps, lotions, deodorants, hair products and cosmetics on various parts of our bodies. But in recent years, an increasing number of reports have raised concerns about many of them.
Valentine’s Day is all about finding the perfect gift for a special someone, and that can be challenging at times. But don’t fret, the best gifts are those that are meaningful and come from the heart. Think Dirty knows a thing or two about good gifts, and the shop offers an exclusive Valentine’s Day beauty box that will make the perfect gift for anyone.
The National Institutes of Health released a study showing women who frequently use chemical hair-straightening products were at higher risk for uterine cancer.
The deodorant category doesn’t exactly have a chic history. From bulky plastic containers to highly alcohol- and aluminum-filled formulas, antiperspirants weren’t exactly the type of product one would display in a “shelfie.”