THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS Let’s talk about how cosmetic products get certified under the NOP. Maybe it will help people see how this food model interacts (or does not) with cosmetics. Start with the qualifications – the NOP allowed everyone who … Read More
MAKE A COMMITMENT! Natural Beauty Summit May 2009 Report Okay – so I am not really “just back from” the Natural Beauty Summit (NBS) but, after a couple weeks of the normal mess involved with moving, I am getting around … Read More
I was talking with a friend about how I comply with my org. certification and he thought I should post it. Here you go: One part of the regulation, 205.200, says: “Production practices implemented in accordance with this subpart must … Read More
There has been a lot of talk about the need to harmonize the few organic standards out there for cosmetics. I don’t believe we need to do this just yet. This does not mean that I don’t recognize that there … Read More
Okay – so this has nothing to do with organic cosmetics – just with humanity. I’ve always that thought that the people who go on those low carb diets were nuts. The human body needs fruit, vegetables and some other … Read More
Does Our Skin Absorb Personal Care Products? Some of you may not know that, although I do not practice, my education was as a physiologist and the science habits I learned have lingered. I can’t hear people make certain types … Read More
Have you ever stopped to look at how many “organic” certification seals there are on “organic” food products? I just took a bunch of things out of my cupboard and when I placed them all out on my counter, I … Read More
These are my personal musings on some of the issues in the organic industry, the cosmetic industry , and our collective responsibility to be informed and make this world a better place.