You already know how much we *live* for an amazing self tan around here. But the truth is, on our journey to becoming experts, we too experienced a few umm, hiccups of our own. And let’s just say, watching a few of these totally relatable self tanner fails kinda made our day! Forgetting to put … Continued
If, upon reading the title, you scoffed at the thought of slathering on some sunblock just to sit in front of your screen—you’re not alone. We’ll admit the idea sounds a bit far-fetched, but there’s mounting evidence that blue light from your devices can be damaging your skin. In this post, we’ll be discussing why you should start wearing sunscreen inside to minimize blue light’s contribution to aging.
Mainstream sunscreens use chemicals like Oxybenzone to shield skin from harmful solar rays (think “Sunburn”). Unfortunately, these same chemicals also poison the ocean’s coral and devastate marine life dependant upon the coral for food and shelter. Sunscreen is essential — we totally get it — but bleaching the reefs is not. In fact, it’s totally, completely preventable. Here’s what you need to know about the reefs, why they’re dying from toxic chemicals found in mainstream sunscreens, and what you can do to save our reefs!
Skin—it’s our largest organ. Therefore, we want the very best for it. We buy up oodles of product, scour countless advice columns, and find ourselves semi considering that gosh-awful vampire facial. Despite all this preventive work, the true culprit of skin damage might lie in counteractive everyday habits. There’s only so much an airtight skincare arsenal can do when facing these foibles. Not to fret! BBE is here to help you bring a little awareness of how your activities may be holding you back from achieving your #skingoals.
Unprotected sun exposure prematurely ages your skin and causes freckling, spotting, and long-term damage. Here are three great tips to get that beautiful dark tan while protecting your skin from damage.
Butane, Propane, and Aluminum = YUCK! Dive in with Prudence Millsap as she gives you the dirty truth about Spray Dry Shampoos’s toxic ingredients.
Explore seven of Reddit’s/Instagram’s all-time worst Valentine’s Day gifts and our expertly-picked alternatives that will ensure you steer clear of romantic disaster.
It’s shocking but true — the past is riddled with some seriously intense (hear “crazy”) beauty techniques. Think we’ve got things bad now with toxins? Just wait until you hear some of these truly wacky beauty trends. You’ll be thankful these are history.
Have you ever tried shaving soap? If you’re a woman like me, probably not. Shaving soap, a vital component of the wet shaving method, is generally reserved for guys. Take a look for it online and you’ll find a pile of man-friendly scents (pine tar, anyone?). It’s such a shame, though. Wet shaving with a … Continued
Now that I’m out the other side, it’s clear that the switch was worth it. My pits are happier, smell great, and aren’t being doused with toxic chemicals on a daily basis. You too can make the jump. Here’s everything you need to know about switching to a natural deodorant.
Here Are Some Smart, Easy Ways To Clean Makeup Brushes Naturally Let’s get real: most of us don’t clean our makeup brushes as frequently as we should. But even though it might seem like such a tedious chore, it’s important that makeup brushes are kept clean and to clean makeup brushes naturally, using non-toxic products. … Continued
On a mission to rid your beauty routine of the worst ingredients for skin? You’re not alone. But if you’re just starting out, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. There’s a lot of information out there. In some ways all that intel is a good thing – we all want to be informed. But … Continued
Holiday gift shopping? I’ve got you. It doesn’t matter if you’re shopping for your best friend or need something to bring to a workplace secret santa: everyone loves a gift set. What’s more, everyone loves a holiday gift set full of indulgent body and face care products. It’s tough to go wrong with anything that … Continued
If you have dry lips, you need a natural lip care routine. Chapstick alone isn’t going to cut it. But don’t fret! I’ve been perfecting my own lip care routine over the years and I’ve come up with one that I don’t think I could live without. Here’s everything you need to know to keep … Continued
The Best Natural Skincare in Texas nomination goes to… Beauty by Earth is so excited to announce their nomination for Best Natural Skincare in Texas by The Official Best Of. The Official Best Of, a travel series that researches and showcases the best local attractions and businesses across the United States, included Beauty by Earth … Continued
One of the questions I hear most often is “what’s the best skincare for sensitive skin?” This doesn’t surprise me at all: almost 45% of Americans have sensitive skin, and it’s notoriously difficult to care for. So what are the best choices to make if you deal with this problem? Here’s my rundown of some … Continued
I’ve added something new to my skincare routine: Beauty by Earth’s tinted sunscreen with zinc oxide. After just a few weeks of use I can tell that it’s a keeper. If you’re not wearing a daily facial sunscreen, you should be. There are plenty of reasons why it’s important to find an effective, non-toxic facial … Continued
I use lotion. You use lotion. Pretty much everyone uses lotion. It’s a good thing to have as part of your skincare routine, right? Well, yes! And no.
As with so many things related to skincare, lotion can be a double edged sword. Do it right and you equip your skin with everything it needs to stay healthy and looking great. Do it wrong and you expose your body to an excessive amount of questionable, dangerous, and downright toxic chemicals. Here’s everything your doctor didn’t tell you about why and how you should use lotion.
Have you ever wondered how to clean your face? I mean, really wondered? There are so many natural facial cleansing products available to us these days that it can be hard to keep up. What’s the best way to use a facial wash? What exactly does a toner do? How often should you exfoliate? Well, … Continued
As I gear up for a great 2018, I’ve been thinking about my favorite natural products of 2017. Turns out there were a lot of them! Not everything I tried impressed me enough to become a part of my regular rotation, but these products did. So here it is: my top ten list of the … Continued
New year, new you… new skin routine? One of my New Year’s resolutions is to take better care of my skin. I’ve got a new skin routine planned out, and I’m excited to give it a try. My main focus is to switch to products that work with my skin (and my body) instead of … Continued
Toxic fragrances are a pet peeve of mine. The more I learn about them, the more important I think it is to get rid of them altogether. Here’s the good news: if you’re worried about artificial fragrances, you’re not alone. People are starting to talk about the impact these toxic products have on our health … Continued
Does Handmade mean all natural? That’s a great question and one that you are most likely looking for an answer to. If so, you came to the right place. We wanted to do a bath bomb comparison – natural vs. handmade. If you know anything about the world of natural beauty products, you’ve probably heard … Continued
Now that winter’s over, I have clear skin on the brain. And who wouldn’t? The weather is gorgeous, the sun is out, and I’m ready to enjoy it all. At least, I will be once I get my skin in shape. Winter’s tough on my complexion, as I’m sure it is for yours as well. The … Continued
There are over 1300 substances completely banned from use in cosmetics (by the EU Cosmetics Regulation). A more recent set of regulations called REACH puts further regulations on more than 500 of those toxic ingredients. By comparison, the FDA has banned 11. Nope. I didn’t miss a zero there.
Big news on the Beauty by Earth natural lip balm front. All of their natural lip balm ingredients are Certified USDA Organic. All flavors, all configurations, all everything – 100% Organic. Sick of substandard conventional lip balms? Now you’ve got an alternative you can trust. Here’s a little more information about this great announcement, as … Continued
There’s more to parabens, sulfates, and phthalates than a simple “they’re bad.” Here’s what you need to know to be a smart and conscientious consumer.
Keep That Summer Glow Alive with Our Self Tanner Summer has ended, and Fall is in full swing. For some of us, that means the excitement of gearing up for a great holiday season. For others it means saying goodbye to fun in the sun – and the beautiful tan that goes with it. If … Continued
It’s summer again and we all want to protect our skin. And preventing sunburns on our kids goes without saying. We don’t want to deal with the sunburn, sun spots and otherwise damaged skin. But at the same time, we don’t want to be spraying our kids with (and inhaling) toxic sunscreen ingredients.
Natural Is Sexy – Bring Yours Back With Natural Beauty Tips That Actually Work! Rita Hayworth once said, “They go to bed with Gilda and wake up with me.” Rita is considered one of the most beautiful women to ever grace the silver screen. Yet, even she felt the pressure to measure up to the … Continued
When the air gets chilly and dry, the search for the best all natural lip balm begins. If you’ve been scouring the shelves, the internet, or the bottom of your purse for the perfect natural lip balm, we’ll save you some time. Here are three reasons why Beauty By Earth’s balms are the best. Reason … Continued
Here’s a list of some of the most common skincare ingredients that you should stay far away from. Keep an eye out for the following when building a natural skincare routine:
Got the Winter DRY SKIN blues? Well folks, with Winter upon us we are preparing our skin for the worst. I wanted to give you 10 ways to help survive the Winter without having the dry skin, or flaky, alligator like skin I tend to get. If you are anything like me, I can almost … Continued
We can’t keep our lips sealed any longer. There are so many lip balms on the market today and so many of them contain toxic ingredients—including ones that lead you to believe they’re natural. Commonly found ingredients include petroleum/petroleum byproducts, aluminum/aluminum byproducts, parabens, toxic dyes and soy. While many brands appear to be safe, all too often do they contain a selection of these toxins. I don’t know about you, but we certainly don’t want a product like that anywhere near our lips. In this blog post, we discuss the lip balm ingredients to avoid and introduce an all-natural alternative.
Well, we found an interesting blog written by Pure Bliss, a baby products brand located in Los Angeles, CA. It covers how to pick the best sunscreen for your child as well as some vital information on sunscreens. There are as many sunscreens on the market today as there are toxic ingredients in them! How … Continued
Argan Oil (also known as Moroccan Oil or Moroccan Argan Oil) has a million and one applications that benefit skin; and one of them is to get rid of razor burn. With summer officially here, us girls are sporting shorts, tank tops and bathing suits – so shaving is a must! The worst of course is when, no matter … Continued