No More Dirty Looks | Book Review

No More Dirty Looks: The Truth about Your Beauty Products and the Ultimate Guide to Safe and Clean Cosmetics is co-authored by Siobahn O’Connor, the editorial director of health, at TIME Magazine and Time.com.

no more dirty looks book cover

The book was inspired by their responses to the answer to a simple question!

What do you do when you discover you’ve been washing your hair in a product used to preserve dead bodies?

Well, Siobahn O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt decided that they’d had enough of trusting cosmetic companies with their bodies.

They pledged that they would delve deep into the beauty industry and find out the truth about everything.


When Natural Isn’t Natural

No More Dirty Looks’ begins with a no-holds-barred examination of everything you might be putting onto your body and hair. It rips apart industry phrases like “natural” (which doesn’t mean what it ought to mean, not by a long chalk) and “organic”.

no more dirty looks back cover

Then it turns to offering an alternative because finding a problem is one thing, but the real benefit comes in solving it.

The book provides dozens of healthy and safe recipes that you can use to substitute for the unhealthy products that you’ve been buying from stores.


Our Minor Gripe: Product Recommendations

The book is also packed to the brim with very helpful product recommendations.

Unfortunately, many of these are quite ridiculously expensive and we’d have liked to see them focus on sourcing ideas that were more budget friendly.

After all, not everyone can afford to spend a fortune on foundation.

You can check out No More Dirty Looks: The Truth about Your Beauty Products–and the Ultimate Guide to Safe and Clean Cosmetics by Siobahn O’Connor online here.

If you’d like to read more about natural, green beauty products then don’t miss our guide to natural beauty.

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