Latest Stories in Organic Beauty - Page 6

  • Breakthrough in Biodiesel Production by Japanese Scientists

    November 24, 7:44 AM by Michael Graham Richard in Organic Beauty

    Sustainablog reports that Japanese scientists have discovered a way to convert vegetable oil into biodiesel with a much less expensive (between 10 and 50 times cheaper) catalyst. "Any vegetable oil can become fuel, but not until its fatty acids are

  • Confirmed: Air Quality Worse Inside Cars

    October 20, 1:31 AM by Michael Graham Richard in Organic Beauty

    Not long ago we wrote about the health impacts of cycling or walking alongside roads where cars and trucks spew all kinds of pollutants. The conclusion was that the air inside cars is actually worse than the air around cyclists and pedestrians on the

  • Enchantrix: No Twitching Nose With These Cleaners

    October 19, 12:28 AM by Warren McLaren in Organic Beauty

    Here's a novel approach. Create a website selling your line of organic household cleaners (and more recently body products). Explain with third party articles and news items why a move from synthetic chemicals to organic ingredients is a healthy one.

  • Beware: That New Car Smell is Toxic!

    September 27, 9:11 AM by Michael Graham Richard in Organic Beauty

    Do you like that "new car" smell? Yes? Do you sniff glue? No? Well, check this out: "New car smell could contain up to 35 times the health limit set for volatile organic chemicals in cars in Japan, making its enjoyment akin to glue-sniffing. The

  • Sylk Personal Lubricant

    August 5, 4:29 AM by Warren McLaren in Organic Beauty

    The other day we were ruminating on natural lubricants for shaving. Well, there are other body parts that can also benefit from some lubrication on occasion. And being a Treehugger reader you'd probably be just as keen to avoid petrocemicals and

  • Argentinean Vaporetto: Clean Only With Water

    March 26, 7:17 AM by TreeHugger in Organic Beauty

    I hate spam, but I have to admit, this time it got me... Vaporetto is a cleaning machine that works only with water pressure, more specifically with high pressure vapor, and eliminates mites and bacteria without the need for chemicals. We're sure it

  • Safer Products Project

    March 23, 11:11 AM by TreeHugger in Organic Beauty

    TreeHugger will be going

  • Waiter! There's dioxins in my soup.

    December 11, 1:51 PM by TreeHugger in Organic Beauty

    Doctors in the Ukraine have just confirmed that dioxins are the cause of the poisoning that has ravaged the skin and health of the presidential canidate, Viktor Yushchenko. They are not speculating on how he received such poisons into his body but did

  • E-Cloth Microfiber Towels

    October 27, 10:21 PM by TreeHugger in Organic Beauty

    EnviroProducts E-Cloths and mops are made from microfibers to clean hard surfaces throughout your home with just water. That means no chemical cleaning agents necessary, get it? That’s good news for allergy and asthma sufferers, as well as those with

  • MSR Packtowel UltraLite

    October 21, 8:32 AM by TreeHugger in Organic Beauty

    MSR’s newest packtowels are also their best. Skip the Packtowel Personal and the Packtowel Original and head straight for the UltraLite. These towels are extremely lightweight, but very durable and absorbent for their size. And as soon as you squeeze