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Julie B.

As a breast cancer survivor, I started researching ingredients in skin care and found an unregulated, anything goes chemical soup that women like me were immersing themselves in everyday. I started Head To Toe Organics (http://www.headtotoeorganics.com) to offer clean, pure, healthy skin care... Full Bio
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Almond Oil for Skin by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Almond oil is a highly effective way to combat the dry, flaky, itchy skin we experience this time of year. This pale yellow oil is obtained from the dried kernal of swe ... Read on »
Always Wear Sunscreen by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health With summer winding down and fall upon us we tend to slack off in wearing sunscreen. Even though you are bundled up, your face and hands are still getting UVA & UVB exposu ... Read on »
Antioxidant Best by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health It seems skin care antioxidants are as close as your garden. Latest research shows that the antioxidant ellagic acid helps to prevent wrinkles. Ellagic acid is found in nu ... Read on »
Antioxidant Lotion by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Using a skin healthy antioxidant lotion can make a difference in the appearance of your skin. Genetics accounts for about 10% of your aging skin, the other 90% is environ ... Read on »
Bar Soap Organic by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health There are many harmful ingredients in soap. Here are some dangers in soap and good reasons to keep your bar soap organic Sodium tallowate is often used to make bar s ... Read on »
Body Exfoliants From Polyethylene by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health The cosmetics industry never ceases to amaze me. The latest news is body exfoliants from polyethylene. These are finely ground pieces of petroleum based plastic. They ... Read on »
Body Scrub Organic by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Keep your body scrub organic. Why? I'll give you three very good reasons If your scrub is certified organic it won't contain harmful toxic chemicals. Scrubbing remov ... Read on »
Chemical Free Skin Care by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Have you ever bought an organic skin care product thinking it was super healthy only to find that it had synthetic chemicals and it wasn't that healthy at all. I can't te ... Read on »
Clean Skin Care by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Today's skin care products are so laden with chemicals yet the average consumer is unaware of the harmful effects these toxins cause. People are demanding healthier product ... Read on »
Coffee Benefits - Good News for Your Skin by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health What does coffee have to do with skin care? Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle conducted a test to see if caffeine could protect skin cel ... Read on »
Exfoliating Bar Soap by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health An exfoliating bar soap is a great way to scrub away dead skin cells while cleansing at the same time. Two ingredients that work well to exfoliate in a bar of soap are ... Read on »
Face Scrubs by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health If your complexion seems a bit dull and lifeless maybe it's time to add a face scrub to your daily skin care routine. The most common questions I get asked are: Why exfo ... Read on »
Green Lotion by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Many consumers are looking for greener products today and green lotion is no exception. There are some guidelines to follow when shopping for eco-friendly skin care pr ... Read on »
Healthy Skin Lotion by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health The best ingredients for healthy skin lotion start with products that are all natural and organic. Taking chemicals and pesticides out of the mix is a good start when loo ... Read on »
Karite Shea Butter by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health What is the difference between karite shea butter and African shea butter? They are the same thing. Shea butter is extracted from the fruit of the karite (or shea) ... Read on »
Lavender Skin Care by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Lavender skin care has been around for centuries. Lavender was commonly used in Roman baths to restore the skin. It is used today for it's calming and relaxing qualiti ... Read on »
Lip Balm Recipes by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Many lip balms are made of petrolatum which is derived from crude oil. If you wear lip balm or lipstick everyday, at the end of 12 months you will have consumed 2 tub ... Read on »
Liquid Organic Soap by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health What ingredients make up a good liquid organic soap? Like all soap, it starts with the saponification process. Oils are mixed with lye and result in a chemical reactio ... Read on »
Olive Oil Castile Soap by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health All soaps are made by combining lye with oil. The differences in soap is the oils that are used to make it. Each oil produces different qualities. Olive oil castile soa ... Read on »
Organic Face Care by Julie B. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin Health Organic face care is a healthy option for a glowing complexion. Choose products that are free from synthetic chemicals and are certified organic. Skin can be easily irr ... Read on »