Posts Tagged "organic"

As Pure As Oils Get: Kenza Pure Moroccan Beauty Oils

We are all “oil” fanatics here at Ecopique. We’ve written posts about the benefits of oil cleansing, moisturizing and even how to

Zap Away Oil & Blemishes – Naturally!

As much as I love bundling up in the winter and making hot coco, I don’t love winter skin. Especially because the

Say YES to Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps and Prop 522

Typically when I go shopping for beauty and personal care products, I try my best to focus on purchasing products that are

My Foray Into Oil Cleansing

After reading Patty’s post on oil cleansers and doing some additional research on the oil cleansing method, I decided I wanted to

Pure & Essential Minerals’ Dead Sea Mud Mask

Like most people, I want to do right by my skin.  Especially my face.  With air pollution, sun exposure, aging, and the

[Patricia] Day 29: The Next Wave Of All Natural Products Are Here

Life seems to always come around full circle. The same concept seems to the apply to the evolution of beauty products. For

[Quyen] Day 27: The A, BB, and CC’s of Creams

As the 30 Day Challenge has been winding down I still find myself making insightful discoveries. Patty introduced me to BB cream

[Quyen] Day 26: Bringing Back the Beginning

I suppose part of my English minor is resurfacing. I found myself curious today as to the origins behind these words that

[Patricia] Day 25 – Holistic Organic Living: Mind.Body.Soul

I was laying on my yoga mat today during shavasna and had an epiphany. I realized that the #Organic30day challenge was more

[Quyen] Day 25: Organic Product Showcases

I was wondering if there are conferences/trade shows featuring organic products and so did a search a la trusty Google. Here’s what

[Quyen] Day 24: Wax On, Wax Off, a la Coconut

I recently came across coconut wax candles from Stone Candles based out of Santa Monica, CA. My first thought was, “Can I

[Quyen] Day 20: Discovering Natural Beauty Remedies

In the midst of the “organic vs. natural” terminology battle I found myself just wanting to know what the best truly natural

[Patricia] Day 19: Discovering Oil Cleansers

Today I purchased a new facial cleanser called Burt’s Bees Orange Essence Facial Cleanser. Typically I research a product online first, then

[Quyen] Day 19: Calling All Organic Travel Size Products!

As I continue looking for organic beauty products, I find it a hard sell to purchase a completely new regular size item,

[Quyen] Day 18: Interview, Part 2 – Misperceptions and Tips

The second part of the interview with Andrea Hall includes common misperceptions around organic and natural products, as well as tips for

[Patricia] Day 17: Conscious Box Groupon! Get it while it’s hot!

Previously I wrote about my favorite organic products subscription service – Conscious Box. I’m still a loyal subscriber and a lot of

[Quyen] Day 17: Interview, Part 1 – Healing the Organic Way

I recently had the opportunity to interview Andrea Hall, a maker of organic products that are specifically developed to aid in healing.

[Quyen] Day 14: Getting Dished by Ecover

“For sparking results” try Ecover: Powered by Nature, says the sample. 2 free automatic dishwasher tablets, here we go. This is phosphate and

[Quyen] Day 12: Meeting Organic Makers – Small Beginnings, Big Open Hearts

Patty and I had the opportunity this weekend to attend the California Gift Show, a bi-annual convention exhibiting all kinds of manufacturers

[Quyen] Day 11: Organic Lip Balm that Works!

I had historically been using Chapstick branded lip balm for my daily use. Looking up the ingredients list, I find that the

[Quyen] Day 10: Zinc Oxide – Skin Shield Extraordinaire

My daily sunscreen moisturizer has run out so I stopped by Ulta Beauty to see what they might have to offer in

[Quyen] Day 8: Triple Product Showdown

I was at Target over the weekend and while there browsed through the beauty products section just to see what I would

[Quyen] Day 7: A Case of Mongogos… for Your Lips

Rounding out week 1 of the 30 Day Organic Challenge with my second product review. Here we are with Mongo Kiss: “Lip

[Patricia] Day 6: Splish Splash I Was Taken a Bath

Day 6 of my #Organic30day challenge has arrived and I’m excited to tell you about my newest organic friendly find from Trader

[Quyen] Day 6: Meet Karen – An Organic Product Maker Inspired Since Childhood

I had the special opportunity to interview Karen, a maker of organic lotions, face washes, and even remedies for psoriasis. I wanted

[Quyen] Day 5: My first organic product review!

As part of this challenge I am attempting to try replacing my non-organic products as they run out, if they fall within

[Patricia] Day 5: Organic and Eco Friendly Samples to Your Door

Subscription boxes galore! Seems like the new craze these days is around subscription services that send sample surprise goodies to your door.

[Quyen] Day 4: Inventory Beware?

Patty came across a great database yesterday that helps you see just how hazardous the beauty products you’re currently using are. They

[Patricia] Day 4: Say Goodbye to Polyethylene. Say Hello To Chamomile.

I usually scream and run away from anything related to bee’s, but I found an exception. Burt’s Bees Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep

[Quyen] Day 3: Organic? Natural? Green? What do they really mean?

These questions are some of the bigger ones that I have around this whole adventure. You see, I’m not an organics girl

The 30 Day Challenge

Since we were young, we always have been taught that chemicals are bad. Cover your nose when a smog-filled bus passes by.