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The Ladies Dish Podcast #21: Our Favorite Natural Beauty Products – Part One

Our favorite (and not-so-favorite) natural + organic beauty products || Full show notes & egg salad porridge recipe at the | Get in touch:

IN THIS EPISODE: Welcome to The Ladies Dish Podcast!

Catching Up (00:58):

Fun fact: 21 is Joy’s favorite number. What’s Kate’s favorite number you might ask? Apparently any number divisible by 3. #mathnerd 😉

Interview Game Question (2:35) What is your biggest beauty mistake/embarrassing moment/past look or trend that you wish you never indulged in?

What’s Cookin’? (10:43)

Dana shares her egg salad recipe – she’s been obsessed with egg salad recently – so has Joy! Get the recipe here.

All About Natural Products Why do you want to make the switch to more natural/organic products?: (13:40)

We’ve talked about the The Environmental Working Group before – they are a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. They want to help create change from the grocery store to our homes. They are the forces behind the Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen lists for produce and they recently came out with an amazing app to help you decipher which food and beauty products are healthy and safe for you and your family.

Links to their Skin Deep website and app!

Listener Questions; 1. A list of natural and cruelty-free products would be awesome! (19:30)

We’re all about the natural/organic/cruelty-free products so each of us is going to share our favorites as well as ones that, while the maker means well, maybe didn’t work so well for us.

Body Lotion Dana loves: FatFace Skincare Baby Butta Joy loves: Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Lotion

Face Lotion Dana loves: FatFace Myrrhaculous Face Cream (Myrrh free for the preggo ladies) Kate loves: Primal Life Organics C-ex Serum Joy loves: Alteya Rose Water spray (acts as a toner)

Face Wash Dana loves: FatFace Oil Cleanser Kate loves: LUSH Fresh Farmacy Bar Joy loves: oil cleansing with coconut oil

Face Mask/Exfoliator Kate loves: Chagrin Valley Citrus Cleansing Facial Sorbet Joy loves: Aztec Secrets – indian healing clay (bentonite clay mask)

Foundation and Concealer Dana loves: Dermablend Liquid Foundation and Concealer Joy loves: Jane Iredale Pressed Powder Foundation – switching to Beauty Counter! Kate loves: 100% Pure Tinted Moisturizer in golden peach

Bronzer Dana loves: Bare Minerals READY bronzer in Skinny Dip

Blush Dana loves: Bare Minerals Blush in Gorgeous Joy & Kate love: 100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Lip & Cheek Tint

Brows Dana loves: Anastasia Brow Wiz in Ash color Kate loves: Tarte Brow Pencil

Body Wash Dana loves: Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Body Wash Joy loves Dr. Bronner’s peppermint bars and Lava Love Kate is currently using soap from her local farmer’s market!

Shampoo/Conditioner Dana loves: Shea Moisture 10 in 1 Renewal Shampoo & Conditioner Joy likes (but not love) Just Natural, 100% Pure, Dr. Bronner’s and Rahua Kate loves: LUSH Rehab

Check out Joy’s post about testing your water if you, too, are having issues finding a natural shampoo/conditioner that works for you!

Deodorant Dana loves: Tom’s Wild Lavender Deodorant

Joy loves: Primal Pit Paste in lavender, but recently ordered Piperwai Kate and Dana both disliked Primal Life organics Stick Up Chagrin Valley – ruins Kate clothes! Don’t do it! Joy didn’t like the crystal deodorant – not a good option because of the aluminum in them.

Joy did another post recently about an armpit detox (with a recipe)! Check it out if you are transitioning between conventional and natural deodorants OR if you just want to use it from time to time.

Toothpaste Kate loves: The Dirt Tooth Powder Joy loves: Dr. Bronners Peppermint Toothpaste or Primal Life Organics toothpowder

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