Though, for Reed, now expecting her second child, once the lightbulb turned on, it was impossible to switch it back off.
Or, as she put it, “I woke up one day, I realized something and I couldn’t un-realize it.”
While she’s hardly the first person to cook with organic foods or buy up produce at a local farmer’s market (or, in her case, harvest vegetables from the California farm she and Somerhalder moved to after welcoming Bodhi), her commitment to clean, conscious living extends far beyond the confines of her kitchen.
Beyond the more obvious examples of food and beauty products, one area people don’t always consider “is what’s in our cleaning products,” she noted. “You think, ‘It’s not touching my body. It’s not makeup or deodorant so I don’t have to think about that.'”