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Beauty, Natural Skin Care

5 Natural Products You Never Knew Existed on Amazon

We’ve all been there, perusing Amazon before going to bed and finding things we never knew existed. The behemoth marketplace surprisingly has a plethora of all-natural products, some familiar powerhouses as well as several indie brands. There are a few things to keep in mind to make Amazon the best online green shopping experience, ever. 1. Search using phrases that pinpoint a specific product such as “all natural moisturizer” or “organic sunscreen” or “all natural eyelash growth serum”. Being too general will bring up a million results that may overwhelm you. 2. Read the reviews, a few 5-star, 3-star, and […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

All-Natural Summer Makeup Staples 2016

In keeping the focus on our glowing, fresh skin, we want to enhance our natural beauty with light-weight makeup for these hot summer days. Fresh, vibrant, refreshing, multipurpose, and minimalistic is the look we are going for the season of sun and heat! Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream Tinted SPF 30 Non-Nano Zinc Oxide If you love products that are all in one, the Josh Rosebrook’s Tinted SPF 30 is a go-to multi-tasker. It has sun protection and a light tint to even out your skin in one step. This all-natural product may help you against sun exposure damage to […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Top Hot Pink Lipstick

What’s easier than a bold pink lipstick, some concealer, and mascara? A bright pink pout not only keeps you looking fresh and tan (unlike most red or berry lips that actually wash out the complexion, and more bronzer is needed to bring the warmth back), it also doubles as a fantastic sheer pink cream blush in a pinch. Here are my top favorite all-natural and cruelty-free hot pink lipsticks of the moment, with creamy formulas, easy application and no need for lipliner! Ilia Beauty lipstick in Neon Angel Reminiscent of MAC Cosmetic’s Candy Yum Yum or Nars Schiapp, Ilia Beauty’s […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Top Hot Pink Blush

Hot pink blush has always been my go-to blush color, simply because it’s a cheek hue that works with any eyeshadow or lip color, and it matches my natural flush very well. And it’s universally flattering for any skin tone, where it can be worn sheer for a hint of color, or applied heavier for a bright flush on darker skin tones. Here are my top favorite hot pink blushes, varying in formula from cream to powder. Wear these year-round colors with some mascara and lip balm for a super quick and easy everyday face, or pair a hot pink […]

Big Picture, Mindset

Top Books for Less Stress and More Happiness

There are wonderful books to read to escape the realities of life such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. But, none of us can really use a wand to magically get the dishes done and we have to face reality eventually. Below is a list of amazing life-changing books that are all extremely delightful to read. Through science, research, and the author’s personal experiences, there are helpful strategies highly applicable for everyone to use towards a happier, less stressful, and charged life. The End of Stress: Four Steps to Rewire your Brain by Don Joseph Goewey Even though stress […]

Home & Family, Well Being

Guide To Green: Target Home & Family Shopping

The happiest place on earth is actually Target. Thanks to its ever-growing selection of all-natural products, transitioning into a cleaner home and family products has never been easier. You may be familiar with a few of these items below while slowly perusing every single aisle meticulously on a “quick trip”. Let’s see if there’s something new you might need. #targetdoesitagain Honest Beauty Honestly, Honest Beauty has you covered for all your home care, baby care, and personal care needs. From detergent to dishwashing liquid, to diapers to rash cream, to hair care, and even deodorant. Created with all natural and […]

Sleep & Stress, Well Being

5 Easy All-Natural Stress Reduction Techniques

As humans living in the 21st century, we are all stressed about something at some given point in time. Be it work, finances, our children, hungry-angry, the person who cut you off in traffic, or even the weather. And the way we handle stress notably affects our overall well-being and health. Do you choose to run or smoke when you feel stressed? Are you quick to lash out at the mailman or try to breathe before asking why your package was not delivered on time? Or, do you cry under the covers unable to function or strategically plan a way […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Top All Natural Cream Bronzers

For the most realistic tan, strategically-placed cream bronzer is the safest bet due to its blendable texture and low commitment wash-off formulas. Skip the foundation during hot and humid days, and opt for a cream bronzer to help even out the complexion in a lightweight way. These are my top favorite cream bronzers that are both easy to use and multitasking powerhouses.   Dr. Hauschka Translucent Bronzing Tint This lightweight liquid bronzer is exactly what its name suggests: a sheer bronzing tint for the skin. Use with a stippling brush for a light bronze color on cheekbones, or mix in […]