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Gressa Minimalist Serum Foundation

Gressa Minimalist Serum Foundation Gressa Minimalist Serum Foundation is your foundation if you’re looking for a lightweight, buttery smooth, satin finish foundation that has skin-loving properties. I adore the finish and how it glides onto my skin. By the end of the day, my skin is actually amazing and feels and looks even better than when I woke up thanks to their amazing blend of oils and minerals. My shade is in 3.5, which is a medium neutral shade. The foundation can be applied for light coverage and buildable up to medium coverage very comfortably. I love applying it with […]

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Natural Fall Beauty Look

I’m so excited for fall! I’m excited for sweaters, hot coffee and for my makeup not to melt off my face! I was excited to do a fall look this month so let’s get to it! Face Prep First, I prepped my skin with a mix of Kari Gran 365 SPF with Good Medicine Clarity Awakening Face Cream. Then, I dabbed a little 100 Percent Pure Coffee Bean Eye Cream under my eyes and let everything sit for about 2 minutes.   Foundation Prep After everything is absorbed, I take the Inika Organic Primer and apply a light even layer […]

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5-Minute Streamlined Beauty Routine for the Busy Woman

A 5-minute streamlined beauty routine for the busy woman is what we all need right now. Yes, it is that time of year again. Our days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and it’s time to get back to the books. It’s go-time again for sp many of us, whether you are a mom, Nana, anything and everything in between. It’s the time to streamline our daily routines. I’ve got it down to a few products in five minutes and I promise you can do it too! FACE After cleansing my skin, I go for the 1-2 punch […]

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Part 3: How to Avoid Subscription Box Regret

In the last segment of subscription box selection, we will talk about how to avoid box regret. It happens to all of us in the consumer world. You regret the purchase and it hurts even more when you can’t return it for a full refund. You read: Two hundred dollars worth of beauty products for only $19.95?! You think: “Wow, that is amazing. Sign me up” You sign up. You receive afore mentioned box. You tear into it dreaming of the beautiful products you got at a major discount. You look through the box and nothing works for your coloring […]

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Summer Date Night Look (Melt-Proof)

Summer is becoming a beast and while we want to spend time outdoors, there’s a true issue of our makeup melting off! Date night becomes a challenge because it’s still 80+ degrees in the evening and what’s a girl to do!? Here are my melt-proof trips for summer date nights. You might still get sweaty and some makeup might dissipate (we’re not using permanent paint here, folks), but you won’t look like this below. Hope you like the tips and find them useful. nbsp;   Skin Prep I start prepping my skin with Amazonia Skincare Active Reversal Treatment Daily Wrinkle […]

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Top Summer Green Beauty Travel Essentials

The best summer travel essentials are the ones that are multi purpose and won’t get confiscated at the security checkpoint. We want to pack as light as possible, so it’s important to bring products that are an absolute must. We also have to take into consideration our destination, whether it’s tropical humid heat or dry desert heat and if the products will hold their consistency. We’ve put together the ultimate top 10 summer travel green beauty essentials guide with carefully curated products that we bring on all our travels. Let’s take a look!   Maya Chia Supercritical Waterless Wonder Balm […]

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Part 2: Which Green Beauty Subscription Boxes to Consider

Welcome back! This is part two of a three part series on green beauty subscription boxes. As a, ahem, subscription box addict, I feel qualified to now impart my top picks. These are beauty boxes that consistently deliver a solid value for your dollar, as well as offering thoughtful item curation. This list isn’t long, however, these boxes truly epitomize the concept of the beauty subscription box: which is simply to deliver a surprise box of goodies that delight you every month (aka random monthly Christmas). There are so many clean beauty options on the market right now but I […]

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Part 1: How to Choose a Green Beauty Subscription Box

Are you debating on trying a green beauty subscription box? At this point, there are so many great boxes to choose from that actually choosing which one to try can be daunting! This is part one in a three-part series about green beauty subscription boxes. As an avid subscription box lover, I have been asked over and over again, “Which box do you recommend?” Well, I can’t answer that for you! Instead, let me help you decide which box is right for you and your unique needs and preferences. Make sure you follow along for all three articles as each […]

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Top 5 Natural Brands at CVS

CVS is a large drugstore chain in the U.S. that’s very similar to Walgreens as well as Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada. CVS has a drive-thru prescription pick-up window that makes it ridiculously easy for people who need to fill their medication with the most helpful pharmacists in the land. Better yet, they’re now inside our beloved Target which makes shopping at Target an even more amazing life-changing experience! What’s exciting at CVS is that effective by 2019, CVS brands such as CVS Health, Beauty 360, Essence of Beauty, and Blade Lines are becoming more natural-ish by vowing to eliminate […]

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No-Makeup Makeup for Summer

Happy Summer, everyone, and this means no-makeup makeup until Fall! It’s late May and I’m already sweating the moment that I step outside! On extremely hot days aka all of the summer, I like to keep my makeup pretty minimal. I’ll do something simple during the day and dress it up at night with some eyeliner and a bold lip. This look is obviously pretty laid back and carefree. A few products and a few minutes and ta-da, you’re ready for a day at the park and in the heat! Base I started by applying Kari Gran Three Six Five […]