We all want to look our best, but nobody likes the idea of slathering their skin with toxic chemicals! To prevent an allergic reaction or more serious consequences, do your research before hitting the beauty aisle. Read up on which ingredients are safe and which aren’t, and choose lotions, soaps, and makeup carefully.

Do It Today: Read makeup and skincare labels carefully to make sure they’re free of harmful components.

Fresh ‘n’ Clean

Eat right for clearer skin and avoid cosmetics altogether.

It’s in the Bag

Use tea to calm a sunburn, cure poison ivy, and even de-stink running shoes.