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Winter Green Beauty Favorite Products

Safe makeup and skin care
winter green beauty favorites

December is finally upon us and with it comes cold, dry weather that wreaks havoc on the skin. My skin gets so dry, itchy, red and irritated. My winter green beauty favorites are my must have products for surviving the dry skin which this season brings. I did an extensive review of the brand Beautycounter HERE and I’m back to rave about another favorite of mine, Rejuvenating Radiance Serum. As with all serums, you use it after cleaning your face and before applying…

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Love Goodly Subscription Box Review

Eco, General, Safe makeup and skin care
Love Goodly eco-friendly

Subscription boxes are the way to go this holiday season if you are struggling to find a great gift for someone on your list. What is more fun than receiving a box of surprise gifts? LOVE GOODLY subscription boxes are a favorite of mine with all of their products catering to an eco- friendly, nontoxic, and vegan lifestyle. Each box contains 4-6 mostly full sized products. My favorite part is the variety of items you get from beauty and skin…

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5 Eco-Friendly Holiday Tips

Eco, General
eco-friendly holiday

The holidays are such an important time to consider our impact on the environment. In the US, annual trash from gift wrap and shopping bags totals 4 million tons! That is a shocking statistic and something I am trying to be more mindful of this year. Read more holiday statistics HERE. These are some of my favorite ways we can still enjoy the season and have a very merry eco-friendly holiday this year: 1. Get creative with gift wrap. Consider reusing…

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Easy Bath Salts Recipe

General, Parenting, Safe makeup and skin care
Easy Bath Salts

Please help me welcome Katie, from Delightfully Frazzled as my guest poster today. Katie Davis is a wife and mother of two munchkin boys (and a spoiled cat). She created and writes for the blog Delightfully Frazzled, where she shares her chaotic and joyous adventures of young motherhood. She enjoys Netflix documentaries, making up new recipes, crafting, people-watching, anime, and anything theatre. Without further ado, here is her easy to make bath salts recipe.  Wake up (to screaming, usually). Change some diapers.…

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Beautycounter: My Review

Safe makeup and skin care
Beautycounter review

Did you know that the United States has not passed a major federal law to regulate the safety of ingredients used in personal care products since 1983? That is alarming to me and hopefully for you as well. This is one of the things Beautycounter is working to change by advocating for cosmetic reform. They are a company which is dedicated to educating consumers to the dangers of toxic chemical exposure through skincare and cosmetic products. Not only do they…

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