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The Healing Properties of Linen Clothing.

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The Healing Properties of Linen Clothing.

Linen Clothing to help heal you?

Linen is yet another one of our favourite ethical fabrics alternatives. Linen is a textile made from the fibres of the flax plant. But you may be wondering to yourself, what exactly makes it so wonderful? Well, Linen is commonly referred to as, "The healing fabric," or the "preferred fabric" for a healthy lifestyle and there are a few reasons to why that is. 

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5 Must-Try Natural Non-Toxic Makeup Brands

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5 Must-Try Natural Non-Toxic Makeup Brands

Here at Salts & West, we are in the pursuit of living a more simple, healthy, sustainable, and conscientious life.  Like us, you're probably on the search for the best natural, non-toxic makeup brands because you want to steer clear of parabens, phthalates, and synthetic fragrances.  Maybe you've taken a gander at the ingredients list on the back of your lipstick and wondered what the heck those items are (let alone how to pronounce them).  For most of us, the idea of ditching makeup altogether is down right scary.  Here is the GOOD NEWS!  If you've boarded the 'green train' (or are waiting for the right time to jump on), no time is better than now to access brands that boast pure, bod-friendly (and earth-friendly!) ingredients.  We've compiled 5 of our top picks for natural beauty brands for you test out.

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Is Green Clothing my Color? Sustainable Fashion that Won't Have You Compromise on Style.

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Is Green Clothing my Color?  Sustainable Fashion that Won't Have You Compromise on Style.

            Salts Organic Clothing hemp hoodie in a wrap style Green clothing is the most important fashion statement —and not on a colour wheel. From manufacturing practices to fibre sources, components of the apparelindustry are spurring the next major shift inthe market for an organic—or, at least, morecarbon-neutral—lifestyle. New fabric choices,like bamboo and soy, are allowing apparel tobecome eco-friendly, while remaining stylish andmodern (see sidebar). Organic, recycled and sustainable are just afew frequent terms. Organic fabric—like food—is made without pesticides, insecticides and thelike. Recycled designs are when designers takeitems and re-design them into something new.Sustainable, like...

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Why use Organic Cotton in Eco Fashion Clothing?

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Why use Organic Cotton in Eco Fashion Clothing?

Clothing has long been made with cotton.  In the recent years Organic Cotton Clothing as emerged as a way to wear natural clothing and Eco Fashion without all the chemicals added.  Organic cotton is used in all areas of natural apparel. Cotton has been grown for centuries throughout the world.  It has been dated to being used all the way back into prehistoric times.  Cotton is a shrub that grows naturally in tropical climates.  It is most prevalent in Americas, Africa and India.  The fibre is nearly pure cellulose.  Its is generally spun into yarn or thread and woven/knitted into...

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