Wellness Resources

 
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Healthy living goes beyond the fork.

start living green

Utilize the following products, websites, articles and resources on your personal wellness journey. These are my favorite recommendations. I am not being endorsed to promote these products!

Do you have a favorite resource or brand you'd like to recommend? Or are you are curious about the safety of a particular product you use? E-mail sheila@wellnesslivingrd.com to make your suggestion or inquiry!

  • personal products

    • hair care, skincare, cosmetics

    • sanitizer

    • nail polish

  • household and cleaning products

    • kitchen, laundry, dishwasher, all purpose, etc.

  • reading material

    • website

    • articles

    • cookbooks

    • magazines

 
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Personal Care and Cosmetics

The personal products we use on a daily basis can influence our health because of the ingredients they contain. Some ingredients are safe while others have been shown to cause a number of health concerns. Check this list for shopping tips, and utilize EWG’s Skin Deep database to look up hundreds of products and find out their rating.

 
 

HAIR CARE

 
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SHAMPOO AND Conditioner

Carina Organic’s Daily Moisturizing Shampoo and Daily Light Conditioner

My favorite is the citrus scent in the spring/ summer and the peppermint for the fall/ winter!

 
 
 
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DANDRUFF SHAMPOO

Avalon Organics Anti-Dandruff Shampoo or Conditioner

Every once in a while I experience dandruff and this is my go-to stuff - just make sure not to use it TOO much because it can become super drying.

 
 
 
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Dry Shampoo

Acure Organic Dry Shampoo

Really not a fan of those chemical-laden dry shampoo sprays.. just a little bit of this powder goes a long way and works like magic.

 
 

Skin care

 
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body wash

Dr. Bronner’s Pure Castile Soap

A huge bottle of this stuff lasts my husband and I a very long time!

 
 
 
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deep pore cleanser

White & Elm Deep Pore Oil Cleanser

 
 
 
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Cleanser

Beauty Counter Countercontrol Clear Pore Cleanser

 
 
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exfoliator

DERMA-E Purifying Daily Detox Scrub

 
 
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sleeping cream (face)

Beauty Counter Countermatch Recovery Sleeping Cream

 
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Face Cream - oil free

Beauty Counter Countercontrol Matte Effect Gel Cream

 
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facial toner

White & Elm Balancing Facial Toner

 
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facial mask

White & Elm Deep Pore Mask with Activated Charcoal

 
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personal & skincare products

Herbal Choice Mari, variety of products

Let me tell you friends, it is so difficult to find CERTIFIED organic skin and bath products. Herbal Choice Mari (found on Nature’s Brands), contains several organic products. Check Skin Deep’s database if you want to make sure the product is safe.

 
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Body & hand Lotion

Carina Organic’s Botanical Therapeutic - Tree Essence Moisturizing Skin Cream

 

makeup

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concealer, under eye concealer, blush

Afterglow Cosmetics

 
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foundation, concealer, blush, bronzer, Mascara

Mineral Fusion

 
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eye shadow

Beauty Counter

 

SOAP/Sanitizers

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Hand Sanitizer Spray

EO Organic Sanitizer

My favorite is the lavender scent!

 

nails

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nail polish

SOPHi

 

Home & Cleaning Products

Green Cleaning!

Visit this EWG’s Guide to Healthy Cleaning for more information and to become an informed consumer

 
 
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ROOm freshener

Aura Cacia Room & Body Mist

 
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household cleaning products

ECOS, variety of products

They have several products: dishwasher detergent, hand washing detergents, laundry detergent, all purpose cleaners, hand soap. I like their bathroom cleaning products.

 
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household cleaning products

Seventh Generation, variety of products

I use some of their cleaning products and the laundry detergent.

 
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household cleaning products

Attitude, variety of cleaning and personal products

Good for sensitive skin, allergies, pregnancy, babies/small children

Helpful Articles

 
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Are you considering a complementary health approach? The NCCIH

 

addiction and recovery

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Boosting Recovery with A Healthy Diet, Drugrehab.com

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Fitness & Nutrition for Mental Wellness, The Recovery Village

COOKBOOKS Overview

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MAGAZINES Overview

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BOOKS Overview

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FOOD/SUPPLEMENTS Overview

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