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The 12 Best Pregnancy Safe Sunscreen Brands For Expecting Mamas

These pregnancy safe sunscreen options are healthy for both you and baby and are free from all potentially harmful ingredients like oxybenzone so you can feel confident knowing that you are protecting your skin with nontoxic sunscreen throughout your pregnancy.

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9 Best Reef Safe, Biodegradable Sunscreen For Summer Fun

These reef safe and biodegradable sunscreen options are good for our oceans and coral reefs and are safe for your body too! Not to mention they are easy to apply and rub in, which means no pasty white sunscreen looks this summer!

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Spring Clean Your Skincare Routine: The Best Place To Shop For Clean Beauty Brands

Even as a public health focused dietitian, it wasn’t until a few years ago that I really took the time to take a hard look at my skincare products and realized that I had a lot of work to do. Because our skin is our largest organ it comes in contact with thousands of chemicals each year, which is why switching to clean beauty and supporting clean beauty brands is so important for both our environment and hormonal health.

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The 15 Best Affordable And Ethical Clothing Brands For Every Budget

Want to create an ethical wardrobe on a budget? We've found the best sustainable and ethical clothing brands for those searching for affordable women's clothing with a conscience and on a tight budget.

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How To Know If You Are Buying Ethically Made Clothing & What To Look For

While the environment may take up most of the conversation when it comes to sustainability, there are actually three pillars to sustainability: environmental, economic, and social. The social piece is what we are going to cover today since it can be somewhat confusing to truly be able to understand whether you are purchasing ethically made clothing, or clothing that just meets a certain set of environmental standards and is being marketed as “ethical”.

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5 Sustainable Fabrics Changing The Fashion Industry For Good

Want to create a more eco-friendly and sustainable wardrobe? These are some of the top 5 most sustainable fabrics to look for when choosing sustainable fashion, and fighting the destruction fast-fashion global industry. The more you know about the clothes you choose to buy, the more intentional you can become in creating a truly sustainable wardrobe, and supporting a more environmentally friendly fashion industry.

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A Conscious Guide To Navigating Black Friday And Cyber Monday

Feeling overwhelmed by all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales emails getting thrown your way? Trust me you are not alone. While it is clear (from the countless video recordings of stampedes on malls) that excessive consumerism is still alive and well, I do really believe that more and more people are choosing to opt-out of this particular buying weekend, or are at least choosing to make purchases with much more thought and intention.

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Get Outside This Holiday Season: A Sustainable Guide To Enjoying The Great Outdoors

When it comes to getting outside and enjoying the outdoors this holiday season it’s so important that we not only think about where we are choosing to spend our time, but how. This is another form of challenging our comfort zones because so often when enjoying nature we take more than we give, and it’s something we (aka anyone who wants to enjoy the environment) should think more about.

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5 Steps To Creating "A Life Less Throwaway"

It’s not enough to demand that the things we own last a lifetime, we need to change the behavior around how we own them. We need to learn how to own less, but better. We need to stop thinking of our planet as “away” and start realizing that most items we purchase will either end up in the homes of our future generations, or will end up in landfills. There is no “away” — so let’s stop acting like it.

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