There are many things that makes someone beautiful. Our perspectives on beauty often becomes skewed because of the fads we experience and the images of what the beauty industry inundates us with. We tangle up ideas of what marketers portray beauty to be and what beauty really is.
When was the last time you made a connection with someone? [...]
Many product companies use false marketing claims to obtain customers, rather than educate and offer a quality product. Sunscreen marketing is a great example for how companies fabricate product effectectiveness.
Companies have been labeling their sunscreens as “waterproof” “full spectrum” and “effective” without any real evidence that it is. Sunscreens have been falsely labeled with extrememly high [...]
I remember in middle school there was no text messaging, no facebook, and most of us didn’t have cell phones. We just hung out and made up games. We didn’t have iPods. Actually, I had a Discman. Now, an 8 year old I know has a cell phone and he texts. I am sure people [...]
This is a final post in a four part series on synthetic fragrances. So far the discussion started with what a synthetic fragrance is, then we looked at why we should avoid them, and in the third part we examined why they are so prevalent in our lives.
A better product [...]
Recognize this moment, for this moment is your life.
If we took each moment and handled it as if it was our only moment to show our true selves, would you reveal the person you are right now? Would you be trusting or passive or forgiving? How you treat others is a reflection of who you are and [...]
When was the last time you were called childish? Was it a compliment or was it offensive?
Most often when a grown up is called childish it has a negative connotation. A 14 year old named Adora has quite [...]
In my previous post I had discussed the reactions and negative effects synthetic fragrances may have on us. To continue the discussion on fragrances we will look into why synthetic fragrances are so appealing to us.
Advertisers and marketers know that scent, memory and emotions are all connected. When they sell a scent [...]
This is a continuation of the discussion on synthetic fragrances. In the first post we examined what a synthetic fragrance is and where you may find them in your home. This post examines why synthetic fragrances are harmful to you and your family.
Have you ever had a rash? What about [...]
This is the first in a series of posts about how synthetic fragrances have invaded our lives. Today we examine where we see fragrances.
Fragrances began with the ingredients found in nature and have since then changed. In the history of fragrances there are numerous accounts all over the world of plant and flower perfumes. [...]
Have you heard about Sprout?
I discovered them today and I am inspired and in awe. I have never seen a product line like this one. Just take a look at their bottle:
First off, this glass bottle is a good example for what I want my products to emulate. I have been teetering on the [...]