Going Green is so much easier now than just a few years ago. Green Beauty has become a trend, and it's a growing market. So how do we navigate this mostly unregulated territory, and make choices that are safe & healthy?
These days many of us are concerned about what goes into our food. We concern ourselves about growth hormones, genetically modified organisms, and pesticides. Increasingly, studies show the positive effects of having an all (or mostly) organic diet, opposed to one that has been infected with harmful chemicals. But when it comes to our skin care, scientists and media outlets seldom mention it. With a growing focus on what goes into our bodies, we must also concern ourselves with what goes onto our bodies.
Honey is one of nature’s super-foods, and honeycomb- the exquisitely formed wax vessel bees create to store honey, is potent with healing enzymes and vitamins. Propolis, a lesser known product of the bee hive (often used in medicinal tinctures) is packed with antioxidant and antiviral flavonoids and phenolic acids.