Posts by Terry Alabata

5 reasons why you need an aloe vera plant at home

Aloe Vera Plant

Ever since learning about green beauty products in 2004 as a way to protect and manage my sensitive skin, the role of plants and herbs in my daily life whether through cosmetics or through the consumption of food has been a big part of my daily lifestyle. A plant very close to my heart is…

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Top natural lip balms to smooth chapped lips

Natural lip balms

As a bona fide lip product junkie, I have had my fair share of lip balms. On any given day, I can easily have at least three to five different lip products in my purse –the majority of them being various types of lip balms. In my experience, when it comes to lip care, the…

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Top 10 cruelty-free beauty products to love

Best beauty products

Ever get curious about what all the hype is about green beauty these days? Or, maybe you are overwhelmed with options and not sure which ones to trust or try out. Having done eco-friendly makeovers for the past seven years, I have tried hundreds of products in nearly every beauty category and have come up…

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Why aren’t all cosmetics brands cruelty-free?

In the beauty industry, there is a rapidly growing trend and demand for cruelty-free beauty brands.  With PETA exposing the animal testing practices of countries like China in 2012 and their regulations towards products sold in the country, there has been raised awareness and action taken to remove animal testing altogether worldwide by organizations like…

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Beauty Products so Pure You Could Eat Them

It’s an exciting time to be alive in the beauty industry! Green Beauty is on the rise with celebrities like Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Shailene Woodley, and Jessica Alba promoting and creating their own businesses around healthy beauty products. In my seven years of being a makeup artist, and four to five years of that…

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