Terranova – Celebrating Earth Day Everyday!

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22nd and, like every other day of the year,  we think it is important that we celebrate all this beautiful planet has to offer, find ways to help our planet,  and preserve our natural resources for generations to come. For Terranova, the “green movement” has never been a “fad,” but … More Terranova – Celebrating Earth Day Everyday!

Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth of Phthalates in Beauty

Phthalates work as softeners in personal care products such as cosmetics and personal care products.  Phthalates have a long and safe history of use and, as consumers, we are exposed to phthalates in air, water, food, plastics, medical devices, and drugs on a daily basis.[i] The Phthalate that is most frequently used in cosmetics and … More Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth of Phthalates in Beauty

Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth About Synthetic Colors & Dyes

As humans, we are drawn to color and beauty manufacturers know it!  Color can be found in makeup, lipstick, hair dyes, and some skin care.  The most common synthetic colors used in cosmetics and hair dyes are called FD&C colors and they are derived from coal-tar, which in turn is a by-product of petroleum, and … More Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth About Synthetic Colors & Dyes

Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth on Parabens in Beauty

Parabens are preservatives that are often found in skin care, body, and countless other beauty products to prevent fungal and bacterial contamination.  Used since the 1920s, parabens, in the last 10 years, have come under scrutiny due to reports indicating possible health risks.[i]  As part of Terranova’s mission in “Truth & Beauty,”  we feel it’s … More Green Your Beauty Routine – The Truth on Parabens in Beauty