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5 Secrets To Choosing Make-Up Every Green Mom Should Know

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Pure Anada Natural Cosmetics for Green beauty

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During my first trimester of pregnancy with my oldest son, I became distinctly aware that there was something not so pleasant in my makeup. I’d be getting ready for work, “putting on my face” and get nauseated. The smell was so unbearable, I stopped wearing makeup for most of my pregnancy and didn’t start seriously thinking about wearing again until after the birth of my youngest son, two and half years later. In that time, I’d learned to question what was in my cosmetics. I like to think my pregnant body was protecting my baby and I from the potential dangers found in the conventional beauty brands I was wearing.

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Sessabel: Transparent Shopping For Eco-Moms

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Sessabel: Green beauty and green gear retailer

Once you start finding out about all the hidden dangers in everyday products, it’s easy to feel angry and overwhelmed. For some people, it means that they start researching better products. Others feel defeated, like there is nothing they can do to change it, and continue to purchase the same items. At various times along my own journey to raise my family with their health and the planet in mind, I’ve been either person. I’ve come to learn that there are certain things that make being an eco-conscientious mom easier.

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