Today I want to introduce a new feature for the blog called, “One Small (re)Style”. There are thousands of little changes, almost unnoticeable, many that don’t cost a thing, that you can make in your life to help reduce your impact on the environment.
Take cotton balls for instance. I love cotton balls. They are an indispensable part of my beauty routine. I use them for all kinds of things like taking off eye make-up or applying toner.
The (re)Style: Go organic! Switch to organic cotton balls.
The Righteous: There are all kinds of scary facts that I can throw at you about how conventional (aka, non-organic) cotton is grown. For example, five of the top nine pesticides used on cotton in the
What it will cost: Very little. On Drugstore.com, a package of 80 organic cotton balls costs $2.49 (3.1 cents per ball). A package of 130 regular cotton balls is also 2.49 (1.9 cents per ball). So, to compare, if both packages had 130 balls, you would pay $1.54 more for the organic ones. That is nothing, kids! Especially since I know some of you are willing to spend $7.00 on a Miller Light longneck . . .