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The Perks of All-Natural Beauty: Sitting Down with Indie Lee

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We don’t often come across a beauty brand that’s as diehard about using exclusively natural ingredients as Indie Lee. But when we heard the story of the founder, Indie Lee herself, it suddenly made sense. Back in 2009, Lee suffered a brain tumor that her doctors suggested could have been caused by environmental toxins. After her recovery, the former accountant completely changed gears and set out to create her own line of 100 percent natural and eco-friendly beauty products. Here, she sounds off on her beauty philosophy.

Why do you think that natural beauty products are so crucial?

Part of my mission is to help people understand that what they put on their bodies is just as important as what they put in them. Natural beauty products not only help you protect the environment—they help you take better care of your body and your health.

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Ingredient Decoder: Is Talc Safe?

In the world of beauty, it can be hard to distinguish between fancy advertising and real results. But when all’s said and done, it all boils down to one thing: the ingredients. Every week, our resident science buff Mai will be separating the good from the bad, explaining how products work, and sharing her latest discoveries.

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When you think of baby powder, the first things that come to mind are probably changing tables and giggling Gerber babies. What you might not know is that the familiar white powder is made with talc, which also happens to be the number one ingredient in many blushes and shadows. What’s the big deal, you ask? You should know that talc is one of the most hotly debated ingredients out there. Learn why after the jump!

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