Each week we compile our favorite wellness content from around the web. This week, we got on the topic of clean beauty products.
If you've got 44 minutes of commuting or downtime this week, check out the Beauty Closetpodcast by Goop. There is an episode called "Why are there still toxic ingredients in beauty products?" that I found incredibly informative. It features the VP of Healthy Living Science at Environmental Working Group (EWG).
EWG is an independent organization that provides consumers guidance on what products and ingredients to use and which to avoid. The EWG Skin Deep Database ranks tens of thousands of cosmetic and personal care products on a scale from 1 to 10 from Low Hazard to High Hazard. I'd recommend running a quick search on anything that you're using regularly! #liveclean
Peace, love & EVOO, Katerina
Olive Oil Sommelier Katerina Mountanos, is the Founder & CEO of Kosterina Olive Oil, which produces 100% organic, extra virgin olive oil from Greece sold directly to consumers online. Katerina is an ecommerce expert and has built beauty, home and wellness businesses for Amazon, Jet, and Walmart. She founded beauty services company, Manicube, which was sold to The Red Door by Elizabeth Arden in 2015. Katerina is very passionate about olive oil, the Mediterranean diet and eating for health and longevity.
To me, there's nothing better than that first sip of coffee in the morning. If you're a coffee lover like me and the 165 million people who consume it daily, you would be shocked to find out that coffee is one of the "dirtiest" crops on the planet today.
There is so much I want to do in life. Between work, family and self-care it sometimes feels like I'm just staying afloat and not progressing. Can you relate? Recently, on the Tim Ferriss podcast I heard a piece of advice from the author, Greg McKeown that really resonated with me: take personal quarterly offsites.