if you haven’t heard of Beautycounter yet, let me enlighten you. this upscale natural beauty brand dubbed the ‘Chanel of natural beauty’ has reached cult status quickly, in part due to it’s exclusivity – you can only buy the products online or through a consultant. and in part due to the luxe branding that distinguishes the products from the sea of Whole Foods body brands. [read more]
spring is in full bloom and it’s time to smell the roses. i adore the natural smell of roses, but i can’t handle synthetic fragrance, so i’ve been on a mission to find the best, and most affordable beauty products that have the strongest smell of roses thanks to essential oils, not chemical perfume. it’s so disappointing when something is labeled as rose and then doesn’t smell like it… [read more]
my girlfriends always ask me what skincare products i’m using, so i’ve decided to share a seasonal snapshot of my current skincare esstenials. these are the products i have on my bathroom shelf and am using right now. because my skin gets drier in the winter from the cold and indoor heat, i switch things up seasonally, and i’m always trying new products and discovering new favorites.
so this is kind of a big change for me, as i’ve been a long haired girl pretty much since being a teenager… having a baby that was pulling and tearing my hair out was an incentive. as was the time i wasted on conditioning and brushing my long hair. it was just too long, and too dry. since i’m a mom i have very little me time, so if i was going to the salon, i wanted to have a real cut, not my usual trim and layers. [read more]
With winter approaching, you might need to switch up your beauty routine. To come to your rescue, we’ve teamed up with awesome handmade-in-NYC organic beauty company Caru Skincare to give away 3 sets of their beautiful and fabulously effective Facial Kits. Read my glowing review of the Dry Skin Facial Kit here. [read more]
I have combination skin, but have not been very happy with the results from most combination skin products. They seem to increase breakouts, and dryness. So I wanted to go really simple, and find a line of products that was super pure, simple to use, and inexpensive. [read more]
Even though the idea of applying oil to your hair may seem like a surefire way to end up with a case of the “greasies,” in many cultures, oil has been long used to preserve and improve hair quality. More and more women are adopting hair oil as a miracle worker that tames frizz and adds shine. Oil can also improve scalp and overall skin quality as well. Certain oils can even help combat excess oil production. [read more]