Tag Archives: Natural Beauty

Organic Smoothie Recipe

Leann from Ford Models shows one of her favorite smoothie recipes. Just take a few bananas, blueberries (or other berries and water. It’s 100% natural and organic and dairy-free, just how I like it! Take her advice and add the flax seeds, you’re body will love the extra nutrients. If you need a little more energy, toss in a small handful of almonds while you blend. I also like to add some extra ice for a frozen experience. It’s really not that hard to make healthy choices, and the benefits are amazing. Remember you are what you eat!


No Makeup Makeup Tips

If you think all of our favorite starlets leave the house looking fab without any makeup, guess again! These quick tips from Jamie Melbourne for Ford Models will help you look ‘naturally’ beautiful with this minimal approach to makeup. Think chapstick and moisturizer, and a few expert tips. Shhh, no one will know your secret!

Shiny Grapefruit and Sugar Beet Shampoo

This Is Green editor Jan M. takes a look at Burt’s Bees Organic Super Shiny Grapefruit & SugarBeet Shampoo. Made up of 98.02% organic ingredients, this shampoo delivers as promised, leaving hair soft, shiny, and easy to comb. Coming in a recyclable 12 oz. plastic bottle, this shampoo is free of parabens and sulfates. This shampoo is a perfect, natural alternative to those harsh, chemical cleansers on the market. Burt’s Bees products are gentle and effective, with good for you ingredients that do what they promise. I’m already addicted to the lotions and lip balms. This shampoo is next on my must-have list!

Healthy Living Leaders Unite

Think products brought together leaders of the natural products industry in an unprecedented effort to help raise awareness and funds around the issue of breast cancer. The group includes over 20 of the industry’s most influential companies ranging from nutritional foods and supplements to beauty and household products and clothing.

These value based companies came together to deliver a singular message of healthy living and preventing disease naturally. At the thinkVitality Fashion Show on March 15, 2008 they raised over $50,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world’s largest breast cancer research and prevention advocate.

This united alliance of companies is unprecedented in the industry and reflects the core values of the natural products community, which is to help make the world a healthier place, naturally. This alliance is featured in this thinkVitality COMMUNITY video about how their products support “vitality’ and disease prevention.

The entire COMMUNITY consists of:
Aubrey Organics, Bossa Nova, Clean Eating Magazine, Delicious Living Magazine, Deborah Lindquist, Earth Footwear, Ecolution, Ecover, Gabriel Cosmetics, Garden of Life, Giovanni Cosmetics, Green Babies, Guayaki, Yerba Mate, Honeybee Gardens, Inc., Indigenous Design, ISI Brands, Kiss My Face, Koi Swimwear, Livity, Outernational, Loudermilk, Inc., Maggie’s Organics, Mineral Fusion Cosmetics, Nature’s Way, New Hope, Nordic Naturals, Rainbow Light, Rainforest Native, Seventh Generation, Soy Basics, Stewart + Brown, The Natural Dentist, thinkproducts, Tree of Life, Under the Canopy, UNFI, Whole Foods Market.

Beauty Recipe: Honey Scrub

Did you know that honey is a natural humectant? Yep, that makes it a perfect for your home beauty recipes. This video shows you how to create your own body scrub with a few ingredients right in your pantry. Featuring Lisa Kasanicky of ArizonaSpaGirls.com, this all natural recipe comes straight from the National Honey Board…. yep they KNOW honey. How sweet!

Sea Salt for Healthy Exfoliation

Want to know a little skin care secret? Katie, from Ford Models gives up one of her skin care tips; Sea Salt. Yep a little mixed with warm water will help slough off those flakes and keep your skin vibrant and healthy. Talk about beauty on a budget…Nice!

Model Hair Secrets: Avocado Oil

Did you know the secret to beautiful, silky hair could be right in your pantry? Yep, avocado oil is a simple hair treatment you can do at home to get those tresses in tip top condition and super smooooth.