Listen to my latest podcast to find out what tools are available with these free resources for attending to your well-being.
Managing Winter haircare static electricity and frizz both caused by the dryness heat exposure can be challenging. Below are some tips I hope will help you.
If you want to find static sheets, which help minimize static electricity, are also cruelty-free and support our intention to do what we can to participate in the climate change conversation by purchasing climate friendly products, visit the websites below.
The Nunzio Saviano anti frizz sheet can tame flyaways, split ends, and humidity-induced frizz instantly without making your hair feel sticky. … Besides smelling deliciously good, the IGK no-frizz smoothing hair wipes are vegan-friendly, cruelty–free, and have zero traces of mineral oils, sulfates, and parabens.
Read the blog of Nunzio Saviano at the link below.
If you would like to check cruelty-free brands use the link below to view the updated 2022 Ethical Elephant List for Cruelty-Free Brands
I know I have posted about this before, but just in case you need a reminder. Yes! Sunscreen is required in the winter months too.
365 days a year!
Below are links to cruelty-free and vegan sunscreens for you to consider:
These days the conversation about climate change is a constant concern. A recurring topic on HairBlues.me has been cruelty-free and Vegan products. This month we continue that conversation as we explore what the differences are between cruelty-free, vegan cosmetics, and why some companies use “green” packaging.
The November Wellness Connections podcast explains the difference among these products, and packaging.
Do you know cruelty-free products are not more expensive?
Source: Are Cruelty Free Brands Actually More Expensive? (crueltyfreeonly.com)
Do you know that there is no confirmation testing on animals makes cosmetics safer for humans?
Do you know that Covergirl has a Vegan product called CleanFresh?
Source: Is CoverGirl Cruelty Free and Vegan? (2021 Update) – Cruelty Free Only
What is “green packaging“?
This month’s blog post provides ways and ideas to support breast cancer organizations in the fight for a cure. The Breast Cancer Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
28 West 44th Street, Suite 609
New York, NY 10036
Please note: They do not solicit over the telephone
Read the blog at:
Learn how to donate items:
or call 1-888-233-0858
Breast Cancer Research Stamp:
I had the pleasure of being a guest on a podcast with Amy Anthony, who is the creator of https://nycaromatica.com/
Amy says her passion is “plant-based, well-care modalities“, and that it is “closest to her heart”.
That is what I recognized when I first took a class with Amy Anthony at the former New York Institute of Aromatherapy.
I was actually “hooked” by Amy’s passion for plants and essential oils. Her knowledge base is extensive. She lights up the room with her “plant energy“.
Amy is a certified clinical aromatherapist. She has studied Herbalism, and has an in-depth “poetic” knowledge of plants. One of the places she teaches is the New York Botanical Gardens. The list is long of her accomplishments, and I encourage you to visit her website.
When you have an opportunity listen to our conversation.
Listen to other podcasts with Amy Anthony at:
Episode #14 of the Wellness Connections introduces you to a conversation I had with some people who think that Sunscreen is an “American“ thing. This conversation informs those who think that this is true that there is evidence to the contrary.
The websites below are worth looking at.
Natural Nigerian Website:
Bare Skin Naturals Website:
Guidelines from American Academy Dermatology Association
In this episode of The Wellness Connections, I give you a description of a gentle “aromatic medicine” Hydrosols. When you have a free moment listen to what they are and how they can be used for your well-being journey.
You can find more information at the source links below:
A nice idea is that you can give to yourself and to others at the same time. That makes it a “win win situation”. I think we all need help finding some fun during these times. What can be better than giving to others.
Thrive Cosmetics is a company we have looked at before. Here’s a statement about what they are doing during this challenging period.
“We partnered with nonprofit organizations like Donate Beauty, Beauty United, Self-Esteem Rising and Maimonides Medical Center who helped distribute our products to those fighting on the frontlines of COVID-19.“
There are many more charitable causes that you can contribute to in the name of beauty. Click the link; Take a look, and Enjoy!
17 Charitable Cosmetic Companies that Help You Give Back – More
Oftentimes Cancer patients face challenge with their skin and beauty care caused by the chemo, radiation, and scarring, among other things. The treatments can cause issues women may not be familiar with, nor, how to manage them. I searched the www for some support on how to manage some of the difficulties women face for which there is support.
* The Cancer Horizons website provides support with information, free products and services. These are links to websites and services, which provide free makeup sessions, wigs, and even free makeup samples. It’s all designed to support the cancer patient through the cycles of getting well. Try exploring the website yourself by clicking this link. https://www.cancerhorizons.com/cancer-products/skin-care/
You may also want to explore the
* Look Good Feel Better website which supports women navigating cancer treatment by learning how to enhance their beauty routines . The website is supported by certified professionals who volunteer their services to support cancer patients with guided lessons. Due to Covid19 – currently sessions are provided virtually. Click this link to learn more – https://lookgoodfeelbetter.org/virtual-workshops/