Are Your Beauty Products Aging Your Skin and Making You Sick?

Even though the brand you use has words like “all natural” and “organic” on their bottle, the product can be loaded with chemicals, parabens, phthalates, nitrosamines, lead and other harmful ingredients that are absorbed into your body. I can’t tell you how many times someone has called me asking to compare Miessence or Abbey St. Clare products with such and such product, and with rare exceptions, when I checked the ingredient list of their products, I found that they were far from organic or all natural. If fact, while there might be a few herbal or organic ingredients listed, there were plenty of unhealthy toxic ingredients.

There are no regulations in the beauty industry, so manufacturers can use any ingredients they want. And when you make products for mass consumption, you need those products to have a long shelf life. This means lots of chemicals and preservatives are added that are harmful to your health.

At, before I decide to carry a product line, the first thing I look at is the ingredient list. I also verify the products with the Environmental Working Group’s online safety profiles for cosmetics and personal care products. They rate products based on the ingredients, and have three scoring ranges, the lower the score the safer the product:

  • 0-2 GREEN are the most safe products
  • 3-6 ORANGE for moderately safe products
  • 7-10 RED for hazardous products

All beauty and hygiene products carried by fall within the 0-2 GREEN zone (except lip gloss, which is a 3)

SAVE an EXTRA 10% off ALL Beauty and Hygiene Products.

As with all products at, we use what we sell, so we know these products firsthand. For your convenience, I’ve listed the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) rating range for all the beauty product companies we represent.

Honey Bee Lip Care ProductsHoney Bee Makeup – Lip Liners, Lipstick, Lip Gloss, Lip Balms, Eye Liner Pencils and Mascara (EWG 1-2 GREEN)

Honey Bee lip liners, lipstick, lip balms and eye liners are created entirely with natural materials. They reuse and recycle as much as possible and, perhaps most importantly, they DO NOT test ANY of their products on animals, and are PETA certified. We carry 6 eyeliner shades, 3 mascara shades, 13 lipstick shades, 5 lip liner shades, 4 lip gloss shades and 4 lip balm flavors. Price range is $2.99 to $12.99.

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Signature Minerals Eye Shadows on WomanSignature Minerals Makeup – Eye Shadows and Powder Blush (EWG 2 GREEN)

Signature Minerals make highly pigmented eye shadows and blushes in a variety of colors, textures and finishes that stay fresh all day without creasing! They are crafted from all natural minerals, are non-comedogenic and have an SPF of around 15. Signature does not use micronized minerals, and all their ingredients are cosmetic grade and FDA approved. These eye shadows contain NO bismuth, NO cornstarch, NO talc and NO parabens. We carry 25 eye shadow shades and 9 blush shades. Price range is $8.00 to $10.00.

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Miessence Skin, Hair, Body & Dental Care Products Miessence Organic Beauty and Hygiene Products(EWG 0-2 GREEN)

In promoting product integrity, Miessence not only uses certified organic ingredients wherever it is available and possible, but they also meet organic food standards.

Using a revolutionary bioactive cold-formulation process, their products contain more vitamins, bioavailable nutrients and cancer-fighting antioxidants that literally feed your skin. None of their products contain synthetic functional ingredients (e.g., pH adjusters, colors, pearlizers, consistency modifiers), chemical emulsifiers or preservatives. They are preserved naturally using a synergistic combination of certified organic essential oils. Price range is $6.22 to $87.16.

NOTE: We have already reduce all Miessence products by 5% off the MSRP, and the 10% sale is on top of that.

P.S. Miessence also sets the standard for being a green business. They are carbon negative, use biodegradable packaging, are GreenBizCheck Gold Certification, counter freight and manufacturing pollution, operate green offices and are powered by wind energy.

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Abbey St. Clare Color-Safe, Hair Growth Stimulating Hair Care Products (Not EWG Rated)

Abbey St. Clare Lazarus Thinning Hair Products imageTreating the scalp with essential oils was the heart of a medical study for hair renewal — a blend of essential oils to correct the underlying problem of clogged follicles and encourage new growth. These are combined with a synergy of ayurvedic herbal oils for promoting growth and healthy hair and scalp. This formula has been improved with Keratinocyte Growth Factor.

Persistence is the key to success, but realize that this is not an overnight
fix but a routine that may require three to six months. Using the Lazarus oil
treatment along with the shampoo and conditioner will not disappoint. Save
an extra 10% when you purchase all three: Lazarus shampoo, conditioner and
treatment serum. Individual price range is $22.00 to $32.00

P.S. My 91 year-old mother started using only the shampoo last December and I’ve already noticed a little change in the thickness of her hair. I’ve been using it for about 9 months now and love it.

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Abbey St. Clare Anti-Aging Skin Care Products (EWG 0-2 GREEN)

Abbey St. Clare Winkle and Anti-Aging Skin Care Serum imageBolstering nature’s best ingredients with leading-edge scientific discoveries, Abbey St. Clare offers a line of wrinkle and anti-aging skincare products that are quite remarkable. Abbey St. Clare’s cleansers, tonics, creams, serums, elixirs and waters can help you look and feel more youthful and healthier than ever before, all without resorting to costly treatments and procedures.

Abbey St. Clare skincare products are rich with antioxidants, emollients, vitamins and extracts that address the problems associated with aging, including wrinkles, sun and aging spots, discolorations, free-radical damage, dull, lifeless skin, puffiness, sagging skin, crow’s feet and fine lines to create a glowing, youthful complexion. Price range is $16.50 to $64.00.

NOTE: We have already reduce all Abbey St. Clare products by 5% off the MSRP, and the 10% sale is on top of that.

P.S. I’ve been using Abbey products for almost two years and I continue to be amazed at the improvements in my skin, which is firmer, clearer, less wrinkled, more even toned and more youthful. And I turned 64 a few months ago!

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List of problem areas rejuvenating light treats on faceSkin Rejuvenation Light Treatment

At less than $1 a day for the first year, the Deep Penetrating Light (DPL) Therapy System (infrared LED light) is an incredible value compared to similar treatments in spas, salons and doctors’ offices.

It is unbelievably inexpensive and safer compared to Botox, chemical peels, laser procedures, micro-dermabrasion and plastic surgery. And, unlike the invasive procedures listed above, infrared LED light treatments are a natural anti-aging solution that is HEALTHY for you and your skin! The DPL is available in a handheld or full-face panel version.

Not only does the Deep Penetrating Light rejuvenate and improve skin, but it is also approved for pain relief by the FDA. And far infrared accelerates healing, something I took advantage of a month ago when I misstepped on a drainage bump and lost my balance getting out of a car. I fell on my hip on cement, and when I got into my house, I immediately gave my hip an 18 minute DPL treatment, followed by a dose of Transdermal Magnesium, which was then followed by ice. Amazingly, other than a massive bruise, I had no pain or problems with my hip.

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Take advantage of this extra 10% discount the entire month of October at Or call us toll free at 866-875-4386 to order via phone.

Remember, ALL products listed under the Beauty and Hygiene category are on sale.

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