Tag: Beauty

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

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 […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

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 […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

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 […]

Videos

GreenGoTo’s: June Monthly Favorites!

Hi, everyone! Here’s my June Favorites video! It’s been a hectic month! Somehow, even with the long summer days, the days escape me and thus, I am loading my June favorites a few weeks into July! Better late than never?! This includes products from Antonym Cosmetics, Nyakio Beauty, Charlotte Tilbury, SheaMoisture, and Nubian Heritage! Lots of skin care and lots of makeup goodies, too! I’d love to know what products have you been loving lately this summer and please recommend anything I HAVE to have right now! Click on the video below to check out more! Hope you enjoy!

Beauty, Green Bath/Body/Hair

Summer Skin & Body Green Beauty Hacks

Sun’s out, which means skin, body and haircare switches up. Enjoying the sun while staying healthy and gorgeous is our goal, which also means taking care that the elements (sun, salt water and the like) don’t wreak havoc. Quick, easy to use, and good-for-us beauty products are our goal, since summer is all about fun in the sun, versus worry and time-wasting on a complicated routine. Here’s our top picks for summer beauty, with clean yet effective natural ingredients to help both nourish and protect our skin, body and hair.   Era Organics Revive+ Microdermabrasion Manuka Honey Walnut Scrub & […]

Beauty, Natural Skin Care

Top 5 Reasons to Actually Use SPF

To make 5 cases about why we should actually wear SPF in 2017 is funny. To deny that skin cancer is even a thing or that it can actually kill you is comical. Yet, the argument still exists somewhere that sunscreen gives you cancer. If that’s a fact you want to run to the high hills with, then here’s another fact: being born probably gives you cancer, too. Here are 5 reasons to use SPF, like every day even when it’s cloudy and rainy. Because You Really Don’t Want Skin Cancer, Ever The. most. serious. type. of. skin. cancer. There’s […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

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 […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

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 […]

Videos

Coola Organic BB Cream Review + First Impression Try-on! All-Natural/Cruelty-Free

Here is a first impression review and demo of the Coola Organic BB cream! I picked this up at Sephora and so glad to see more Coola products being carried there. Did you know they were the first cleaner SPF brand I tried about 7 yrs ago! I love seeing how cleaner brands are developing and infiltrating the mainstream higher end stores like Sephora and even Nordstrom! It goes to show that people are starting to show a stronger interest in using products with cleaner ingredients! Make sure you click the photo below to take you to the video! Hope […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

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 […]