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.
How are you doing? I've cut myself off from watching CNN because my cortisol levels go through the roof. In the name of mental well-being and stress-reduction, I'd like to share some goodnews about the Coronavirus that you may not be hearing about if you're watching the news. I recently tuned in to The James Altucher Show, featuring Futurist (and fellow Greek) Peter Diamandis, who gave me some new perspective on the chaos that's shaping our world.
I hope that you're staying safe and calm during this unprecedented, scary time. I am praying for the health of our communities here in New York, throughout the US, in Greece, and around the entire world.