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Brand Spotlight: You Skincare

We are so excited to do a brand spotlight with You Skincare. Amy is the creator behind this line that was born out of her struggles with acne. Through research, dedication, and motivation, she was able to create products that not only improved her skin but others who struggle with any skin issues. Because Amy is a biologist, she took stringent measures to carefully research her product line and in part, that’s why it is so amazing. The other part of why this line is effective and beautifully made is because Amy is so warm-natured, passionate, and puts her heart […]

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Brand Spotlight: Era Organics

We are so excited to bring you another Brand Spotlight with Era Organics. I discovered Era Organics in the darkest depths of skin despair back in 2014 during one defeated night of staring at my huge hormonal acne. I decided to purchase the cleanser and complete moisturizer on a whim. I can say that Era Organics changed my skin for the better and gave me back the confidence I desperately needed to face the grocers at Trader Joes and Target again. Tyler has also become a great friend, always willing to answer any and all questions about skin care. Anytime […]

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Best of Green Beauty (Free Shopping Guide Printable)

Go All-Natural with our Clean Cosmetics Guide! Transitioning to an all-natural beauty routine is simple with our Best Of Green Beauty shopping guide! We’ve done the hard work of looking through ingredients list and testing products for performance! Our list has over 50 makeup products from foundations and lipsticks, to blush and eyeshadow, so you can build your clean cosmetic collection with ease! Living a natural lifestyle doesn’t have to be difficult, confusing, time-consuming or expensive. Click here or the image below to grab your Free Downloadable Green Beauty Shopping Guide!  

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Guide to Natural Oral Healthcare

Oral healthcare is an essential part of everyone’s daily life, but have you ever stopped to think about the ingredients in your toothpaste or how environmentally friendly your toothbrush is? If not, you aren’t alone. Purchasing conventional oral care may seem like the only option, but there is a world of natural brands out there that are making products with safer ingredients, that are effective, and won’t have any adverse effects on your health. Fluoride free? No jazzy blue stripe down the middle? Not to worry. I promise you won’t miss a thing about your old dental care products with […]

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Guide to Red Apple Lipstick

If you are a green beauty lover then you might have already heard about or even tried Red Apple Lipstick. Better known for their wonderful vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, allergen-free and non-toxic lipsticks, but they also have other amazing products. Here is a guide to Red Apple Lipstick products you might want to try.   Prime Time Eye Shadow Primer I don’t hear many people talk about this primer, which is surprising because it’s the best natural eyeshadow primer I have tried. A perfect base for any eyeshadow, it cancels out those tiny red veins and any discoloration to make eyeshadows […]

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Easy Step-By-Step Classic Holiday Makeup Look

Seasons greetings! How on earth is it Christmas already?! Did someone hit the fast forward button after summer and now Santa is peeking his head around the corner? While we’re all busy decorating our home and frantically searching for presents, others are also wondering what classic holiday look they should do. There are so many options with so many colors being great for Christmas including rose gold, bronze, and now is the time to go all out on glitter. But, we like keeping things easy, simple, yet classic around here. So, here’s my easy step-by-step classic holiday makeup creation.   […]

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Winter Travel: Tropical Essentials

In the Hawaiian islands, we see 100,000 to 450,000 visitors each month during our peak season from November to April. So chances are, you might be coming to our warm waters or venturing to other places similar come this Winter. From face masks and makeup, to SPF and sunglasses, here’s our roundup of the best tropical getaway essentials that are carry-on luggage friendly for your winter getaway. Lani Tropical Hair Treatment The sun is hard on the hair and the body. Beachy hair waves can get crunchy quick, and this product will return stripped moisture and leave it smelling so […]

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Brand Spotlight: Maya Chia Beauty

We are so excited to kick off our Brand Spotlight series with Susanne Norwitz, creator and founder of Maya Chia. Harvard educated with a true heart of gold and passion for her craft, Susanne was gracious to take time from her busy schedule to sit down and chat with Kate about her incredible line of skin care. With so many brands promising to do so many things to your skin yet many times leaving us with no results and disappointed we got caught up in the hype. Maya Chia is far from hype and genius marketing. Maya Chia starts with […]

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Clean Recreation: Mermaid Halloween Makeup Tutorial

Halloween is creeping upon us, so start brainstorming now before you wind up without a costume like I have so many times before. I remember when we were kids, it was more about the candy. But, as we grow up, it becomes all about the most creative and fun costume. This year, I am planning early and decided to go with an intense green mermaid costume, a look inspired by the gorgeous YouTuber Melissa Alatorre. Here’s the look I recreated: Face Mixing together the Jane Iredale Glowtime BB Cream with Teri Miyahira Dew Drops in Calm highlighter helps give the […]

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How-To: Easy & Perfect All-Natural Smoky Eye

Ah, the first few weeks of Fall is the perfect time for an all-natural smokey eye. The time where I am not quite sure if I am ready to trade in my lemonade and sunshine for hot chocolate and long sleeves. But, then I think about fall smoky eyes and I become excited at the possibilities. Not only is fall weather the best for cozy clothes and candles, but the smoky eye options are endless. Bring on the crisp oranges, deep maroons and all of the black liner. Here’s some all-natural and cruelty-free makeup favorites that are going to get […]