3 10, 2011

The Serious Dangers of Petroleum-based Soaps

By | 2017-04-07T12:39:15+00:00 October 3rd, 2011|blog|0 Comments

In honor of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is important to identify a particularly harmful and yet popular body care ingredient that has been strongly linked to this serious disease.  This ingredient is, petroleum (petrolatum); and yet, many commercialized and surprisingly popular soaps use petroleum based surfactants (the part of the soap that breaks up [...]

27 09, 2011

Top 5 Reasons to Support Farmer’s Markets

By | 2017-04-07T12:39:15+00:00 September 27th, 2011|blog|0 Comments

With the fall now upon us, it's time to get outdoors and interect with the community by supporting your local farmer's market.  Looking for fresher meats, produce or baked goods?  Searching for the perfect gift or natural body care item that you just can't seem to find at your typical chain retailer?   Then we at G.B. Proudfoot's [...]

20 09, 2011

Calendula: Treating Acne Successfully & Naturally

By | 2017-04-07T12:39:15+00:00 September 20th, 2011|blog|0 Comments

An Original, 'SheMeansGreen' Blogicle Calendula (Calendula Officinalis, a.k.a. “Pot Marigold”) is one of the holistic community’s most highly revered natural medicines for treating areas of inflammation.  In addition to being anti-inflammatory, the herb is also anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.  In essence, calendula is a terrific, natural anti-septic that has been widely used in treating acne and [...]

15 09, 2011

Why It’s Important to Use Natural Lip Balm…

By | 2016-09-07T10:45:38+00:00 September 15th, 2011|blog|0 Comments

Many people pay so much attention to the products they’re using on their face, legs and hands and yet, give little thought to the lip balm or lip gloss they’re applying to their lips multiple times throughout the day.  Our lips are one of the most sensitive and environmentally susceptible parts of our body, not [...]

9 09, 2011

Lip Balms for the Troops

By | 2017-04-07T12:39:15+00:00 September 9th, 2011|blog|0 Comments

We're so happy to announce that we have partnered with Packages from Home, a Glendale, AZ based charitable non-profit that sends care packages to US military personnel serving overseas. Through donations, volunteer labor, and fund raising they are able to ship some of the comforts of home to those service members who are sacrificing to [...]

6 09, 2011

Looking to Maintain An Overall Youthful Appearance…Don’t Forget the All-Natural Sugar Body Scrub

By | 2016-09-07T10:51:07+00:00 September 6th, 2011|blog|0 Comments

An Original SheMeansGreen Beauty Beat... "Exfoliation is considered by most skin experts to be the key element of glowing, healthy, youthful skin.  By sloughing dead skin cells away, you are not only revealing newer, healthy skin but additionally, you are stimulating blood circulation and collagen-growth which aid in the preservation of your youthful appearance. Many women [...]

31 08, 2011

Brushing Your Skin? A Simple, Organic & Inexpensive Way to Amazing Skin!

By | 2017-04-07T12:39:15+00:00 August 31st, 2011|blog|0 Comments

A 'SheMeansGreen' Original Beauty Beat... Looking for a simple way to keep your skin glowing and lymph flow health?  Dry brushing is the solution you're looking for!  Dry brushing not only helps exfoliate your skin to reveal a fresh, glowing layer, but additionally it allows the epidermis to more easily rid itself of toxins.  Lastly, [...]

29 08, 2011

Support Local Bees & Trees

By | 2017-04-07T12:39:15+00:00 August 29th, 2011|blog|0 Comments

In our never ending quest to support local businesses and producers, we've recently added two new local ingredient suppliers to our list! You can now find Arizona grown and harvested Beeswax, Honey and Extra Virgin Olive Oil in our products. Crockett Honey Co., Tempe, AZ If you don't know, we go through an awful lot [...]

19 08, 2011

Top Rated Gift Idea for New Baby (and for New Mommy too!)—A ‘SheMeansGreen’ Original Blog

By | 2017-04-07T12:39:15+00:00 August 19th, 2011|blog|0 Comments

Next time you're standing in one of those super ginormous  baby stores trying to pick between which onesie tri-pack to buy for that baby shower you're attending this weekend, put down the onesie pack and walk away.  Let's face it, the new mommy will get plenty of those onesie packs for their baby.  Now if [...]

15 08, 2011

Starting Your More Natural Lifestyle! Part III

By | 2017-04-07T12:39:16+00:00 August 15th, 2011|blog|0 Comments

Okay, so here we are at the final stretch of our three part series on starting an all-natural lifestyle!  For this last section, I’m going to focus on my final top simple, simple, simple ways that everyone can enact environmental, healthy change into their lifestyle.  Let’s get started… 1. Re-purpose As Much As You Can: [...]