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Guide to Au Naturale Cosmetics

Au Naturale was one of the first clean beauty brands I started using on my green beauty journey that continues to be one of my favorites. Their luxury cosmetics are all handcrafted in small batches. Not only are their products glamorous, but they are on a clean beauty revolution to provide safe products that are farm-to-face fresh and are also environmentally friendly. They have so many options for the green beauty enthusiast or those new to the green beauty world. Au Naturale is a complete range of organic beauty products ranging from lip products, cheek products, eyeshadow, foundation, concealer, and […]

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Guide to Honest Beauty

When celebrities lend their faces to a beauty brand, it can sometimes be hard to imagine yourself as glamorous as Charlize Theron. To me, Honest Beauty is not one of the brands. As a division of The Honest Company that was co-founded by Jessica Alba, Honest Beauty celebrates such a diversity of beauty that strives to brings out your best. Through skincare and makeup, they maintain being committed to providing products that perform safely and beautifully. Honest Beauty products are made without any questionable ingredients such as parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde carriers, PEGs, MCI/MI, steareth-n, synthetic fragrances, propylene glycol, butylene glycol, […]

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Top 7 All-Natural Makeup for Beginners

Ever feel like transitioning to green beauty is a daunting task, even downright overwhelming? From the sea of products promising you healthier skin, to not knowing how your skin will react to certain ingredients, and prices ranging from affordable to a pretty-penny, where does one even start? Throw in not knowing where to go, Target or an online store, it can feel nearly impossible. However, I want to remind you that beauty should be fun and it should be about what makes you feel beautiful. You don’t have to blow your inheritance but rather, a slow and easy transition is […]

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Top Summer Vegan Beauty Products

While there are lots of vegan beauty options to choose from for the ultra animal-lovers, the search for products that are: healthy (non-toxic ingredients), vegan and cruelty-free can be like finding a needle in a haystack. But, I have personally tested these products and have repurchased many times over due to their amazing results and high performance. I hope my top favorite summer vegan beauty product picks will help you discover your own favorites! Heritage Rosewater This rosewater is nothing but pure goodness. I literally start and finish my day with a spritz of this. It is multipurpose as a […]

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How to Switch to Cleaner Beauty

Transitioning from conventional beauty, body and baby products to safer versions can seem downright intimidating, time-consuming and costly. Where do you even start? We get it, it’s hard. We’re still faced with searching ingredients even if it’s just to find out that it’s a fancy word for “coconut oil.” To make your transition to green and all-natural a little easier, here are some tips on how to ease into making the switch to cleaner beauty. YOUR MOTIVATION Environmental impact, toxin load, allergies. We all come to a place of doing better for a reason and it’s good to listen to […]

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Guide to FitGlow Beauty

In the vast green beauty landscape, certain brands stand out for its wide range of clean and high-performance products. FitGlow Beauty, a Leaping Bunny Certified, and all natural beauty line, is a Canadian brand run by #bossbabe Anna Buss. FitGlow’s products are formulated using whole food based formulas and organic extracts using the latest research to provide the best humectants, plant sterols, and active vitamins that are most beneficial for our skin. All of their items are either vegan or vegetarian-friendly, as some products do contain beeswax. They have made quite a splash in the green beauty world with their […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Vegan Beauty

We all need a guide when we are venturing into new territory. Vegan Beauty can be confusing. Finding everyday beauty that is truly effective can feel like a wild goose chase. Finding effective products that are also vegan can seem near impossible to find. For those who are animal loving, who are uneasy with the idea of bugs in your makeup (yes, bugs!), or if you currently eat a vegan diet and are looking to make the switch to an overall animal-free lifestyle (minus our furry family members), here’s a Beginner’s Guide to Vegan Beauty to help you. They are […]

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Top Green Beauty Subscription Boxes

It can be hard to find a natural beauty subscription box that you actually like and, believe me, I’ve struggled with the best of them. I went years subbing and un-subbing to box after box until I found a few that I really enjoy and find true value in what they offer. There’s a lot of fluff out there when it comes to beauty boxes so I wanted to share my top picks for the best of the best. No more time wasted; only beauty discoveries await you!   GoodBeing; $18-$21/Month GoodBeing box is probably my favorite green beauty box […]

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Top Beauty Tips for the Aging Woman

Notice that I didn’t say “anti-aging” woman? In my opinion, those two little words are extremely toxic and I have been eradicating them from my life. Aging is a privilege that we receive every morning when we awake to another day. Now that we’ve defined us aging gracefully instead of fearing time, let’s move onto a more fun conversation of skin and beauty, as it’s important to feel our best at any age. As we age, our skin gets dry, flaky and new nooks and crannies are popping up everyday. The answer towards combatting these ailments is moisture, and lots […]

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Guide to Kjaer Weis

One of my favorite eco-luxe makeup brands is Kjaer Weis. Clean beauty meets real performance with its high-end makeup products that also happen to have some gorgeous color collections. There is so much to love about their line! The first thing you may notice is that Kjaer Weis comes packaged in some of the most eco-friendly, yet chic packaging around. Its beautiful metal cases are designed to be refillable to minimize waste. As much as I love the gorgeous packaging, I have an insider tip: I find it much easier (and cheaper) to purchase its makeup refills and house them […]