Love is big business! Last we checked, the beauty industry generated $160 billion with no signs of slowing down. To add value and smarts—and money—back into your life, try these simple changes from Shift Your Habit author Elizabeth Rogers. These shifts are designed to show you how to look good, feel good and live better for less. Here's to love and happiness!
Buy fragrance made from organic essential oils instead of name-brand perfume made from synthetic fragrance. You'll save $30 or more per ounce.
Essential oils made from organically grown herbs or flowers are free from the harmful chemicals used on conventionally raised flora, as well as from phthalates, which are associated with synthetic perfumes and fragrances. Certain phthalates are suspected carcinogens and can lead to hormonal and reproductive system disorders.