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    DIY Green And Clean Makeup Wipes

    Green And Clean Makeup Wipes

    One of the worst things you can do is go to bed with your makeup on which is why disposable cleansing cloths have become so popular. Popularity aside, they aren’t great for the environment. Here is a fast and easy way to make DIY green and clean makeup wipes.

    Choose Your Reusable Fabric

    First up, invest in washable cotton rounds or find an unbleached and organic cotton or bamboo fabric and cut it down to size. This is an excellent way to repurpose your old t-shirts. Be sure to wash before using as a wipe.

    Blend Your Solution

    Your DIY face wipe solution will only last 7 days so plan accordingly. Mix the following together in a glass or plastic bowl.

    • 1 t of your oil of choice—olive, coconut, or sunflower
    • 1 T organic aloe vera
    • 1 t liquid Castile soap
    • 3 t witch hazel
    • 1 t vitamin E oil
    • 8 to 10 drops of a topical-safe essential oil—lavender, chamomile, rose or sandalwood

    Storage

    Once the solution above is mixed you can submerge your reusable rounds or cloths, then store in an air tight container like a mason jar. Room temperature is fine but store in the fridge if it’s humid. Wash your cloths between use but don’t bleach them. And it’s ok if not all the makeup washes away, as long as they are cleaned between use.

    This solution is perfect for removing makeup on your face. For an eye makeup remover use organic coconut oil or olive oil on a reusable cotton round.

  • Green Skincare Products
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    Do You Use Green Skincare Products?

    The average women layers on 12 beauty products each day, containing over 168 toxic chemicals. Don’t think you use 12 products? Toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, hair product, body wash, lotion, face moisturizer,…

  • Reducing Your Single Use Plastic
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    Reducing Your Single Use Plastic

    It’s an exciting time for the environment as both Canada and the EU have set the date for banning and reducing single use plastic. While the US isn’t there yet many…

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    What Is Eco-Friendly Shopping?

    How and where you spend your money can have a major impact on the environment, but what exactly is eco-friendly shopping? Conscious Shopping Decisions Eco-shopping can mean a variety of things.…

  • Is Downsizing Really Worth It
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    Is Downsizing Really Worth It?

    There is a growing mindset shift that bigger isn’t better and that downsizing can simplify your life. But is downsizing really worth it? Simplifying Your Life While a tiny home may…

  • What Is Natural Chewing Gum
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    What Is Natural Chewing Gum?

    When it comes to clean and chemical-free living, it’s unlikely that chewing gum is taken into consideration. Gum might be small and is not ingested, but that doesn’t mean it’s healthy.…

  • Would You Wear Bamboo
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    Would You Wear Bamboo?

    I used to think there was never anything that would be more comfy than cotton—until I came across my first bamboo yoga outfit. Here are just a few reasons why you…

  • Easy Earth Day Ideas
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    Easy Earth Day Ideas

    Whether you’re actively green every day or you are still learning about how to live in an eco-friendly manner—these Earth Day ideas are easy. Participate In An Earth Day Event Check…