A Bumpy Ride: Back to Plant Based, Vega-something-Ism
Jul11

A Bumpy Ride: Back to Plant Based, Vega-something-Ism

Contains Affiliate Shopping Links. All Items Purchased by Me.

At some point a blogger has to decide whether she is writing for herself or for the benefit of faceless others.

When I started this blog in January of this year I intended to review and swatch makeup, and build an outlet to talk about my love of luxury beauty and candles. After a couple of months I realized I was writing a lot about “natural” and gluten free skincare and cosmetics. Obviously you can’t change who you are and my interests naturally veer there. And since starting this blog in January I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the ingredients I put into my body, as well as what I put on it.

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The Bacterial Benefit: Andalou Naturals Apricot Probiotic Cleansing Milk
Jul04

The Bacterial Benefit: Andalou Naturals Apricot Probiotic Cleansing Milk

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I take great pleasure in leaving my boys and husband at home while I take a leisurely, solo, shopping trip. And luckily, there is pretty much never a time when we don’t need some groceries and other sundries. So I typically head to Target, and usually late on a Sunday morning. I may be imagining it, but the moms and dads shopping with their kids seem to look at me longingly, wishing they were alone like me.

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If You Buy Nothing Else – My #1 Pick For Your Summer Makeup Bag
May27

If You Buy Nothing Else – My #1 Pick For Your Summer Makeup Bag

Contains Affiliate Links. Products Purchased By Me.

I won’t belabor the fact that you need SPF, and I won’t repeat that I believe physical sunscreen is the way to go. I won’t tell you again how difficult it is to find products that I deem “natural” and acceptable, and that I want to use. Instead I’m going to tell you about the product I’ve been using and loving ever since it came to my doorstep.

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A Comprehensive Guide to “Natural” Sun Protection You’ll Want to Use: Brand and Product Round-Up PLUS Ingredients, Swatches and Reviews
May19

A Comprehensive Guide to “Natural” Sun Protection You’ll Want to Use: Brand and Product Round-Up PLUS Ingredients, Swatches and Reviews

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Left to right: Andalou 1000 Roses Sensitive SPF 30, Coola, Cotz, Dermalogica, It Cosmetics, Charlotte Tilbury, Maybelline BB, Maybelline BB, MDSolarsciences

Left to right: Andalou 1000 Roses Sensitive SPF 30, Coola, Cotz, Dermalogica, It Cosmetics, Charlotte Tilbury, Maybelline BB, Maybelline BB, MDSolarsciences

You know all about why you should wear sun protection, right? So are you satisfied with, and confident in, your current method of protection? Or are you looking for something better? Either way, read on!

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How Natural Disasters Are Messing With Your Beauty Shopping – And What to Do About It
May08

How Natural Disasters Are Messing With Your Beauty Shopping – And What to Do About It

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Hi there.

Did you decide to read this post because you thought I’d be talking about tornadoes and earthquakes?

That’s incorrect, but this isn’t a trick, so please don’t get mad at me. I do intend to write about natural disasters, but of a different kind.

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