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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, Clean Cosmetics

5 Ways to Make Green Beauty Work For You

I vividly remember when I discovered the world of Green Beauty. It was amazing and exciting and honestly, overwhelming. I don’t want you to feel overwhelmed so I wanted to share my top 5 tips to making Green Beauty work for you.   Do Your [Own] Research There is a lot of information out there and a lot of people saying different things. Don’t feel bad about questioning what you hear. It’s your health, your body, and your skin. Find out what ingredients you want to avoid and why.   Take It Slow Don’t feel like you need to replace […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Fresh Summer Beauty Look

Summer time is upon us, and what’s not to love!? Your skin gets tanner, days get longer, and the makeup options are endless. I love bronzed glowing skin and bronzed lids with a glossy pink lip for Summer time beauty. This isn’t really a pool or beach day look, but more of a fun daytime or evening Summer look. Hope you guys enjoy! Skin Prep I always prep my skin to make sure it’s well hydrated so that the makeup has a smooth canvas to go over. My current favorite is the Free Love Beauty Wildchild Illuminating Oil. Then, I […]

Beauty, Natural Skin Care

Top 5 Face Cleansers for Spring

Spring is a transition season. As the earth shows signs of renewal, it is time to get our skin ready with beautiful aromas and light exfoliation! If only it were so easy. As we all know, Spring weather can be unpredictable. Cleansers are an important step in keeping the skin balanced while avoiding unnecessary breakouts. These five cleansers contain beautiful Spring smells while being lightweight and effective. They will aid in allowing your skin to adjust to the changing temperatures. No matter your budget or skin type there is a cleanser here for you!   Leahlani Kalima Cleanser This lightweight […]

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GreenGoTo’s: Monthly Favorites! Natural/Vegan/Cruelty-Free

Hi, everyone! I’m a little late on my green go-to monthly favorites videos but better late than never! I was really into lips this month and with trying to achieve a healthy, glowy, dewy skin look to appear less like a zombie! I’d really love to hear what your favorites were this month because I’m always up for trying new, exciting products! Beauty is totally my happy place so please don’t be shy about suggesting anything that might be up my alley! I’ve also included a cruelty-free and vegan-friendly brand that is not quite green, Charlotte Tilbury, in my list […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Brand Spotlight: Orenda Skincare

We are thrilled to be growing our brand spotlight series by introducing to you Orenda Skincare. The founders are two sisters, Jane and Renee, who are beautiful and passionate about their craft. They are full of heart and kindness that it’s impossible not to fall in love with them. Their products are cruelty-free, paraben free, sulfate free, NON GMO, gluten-free, free of artificial colors and fragrances, and free from chemicals. You can’t get any cleaner than Orenda. Without further adieu, let’s get to know the talented beauties behind Orenda! What motivated you to create Orenda Skincare? I’ve been told once […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

5 Best Eyeshadows for Spring

Spring is trying to break through the grips of winter around here which means we are all changing up our makeup color schemes. Spring is the perfect time to brighten up our looks. Today, we will quickly share with you our top 5 favorite eyeshadows for spring. Eyeshadow during the daytime in Spring is often optional as we are mainly focusing on our skin and lip color so we can quickly head out the door to play outside. But, eyeshadow doesn’t have to be hard. We often think about having to pick at least two colors and blend expertly to […]

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Vegan/Cruelty-Free: Contour + Blush Routine ft. Hourglass & Anastasia BH (plus Organic Dupes!)

Hi, everyone! We are continuing our new “vegan and cruelty-Free” makeup series with a contour and blush routine. I absolutely love contouring and blush so much. They are the two items I tend to collect or hoard the most when I purchase cosmetics. Today, we are featuring Anastasia Beverly Hills and Hourglass Cosmetics. Did you know they were vegan and cruelty-free?! At the end of the video, I will be sharing with you tons of organic/natural dupes if you prefer more plant-based ingredients. I’ve also listed times for each section that is in the description box of the video. I’d […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Bright Spring Inspired Makeup Tutorial

For most of you, can you feel that new zing in the air? If so, then guess what? Spring is finally here! Spring is very short lived in my neck of the woods. It quickly goes from allergies to heat stroke, all within two months. But, I still love the warmer weather full of sunkissed skin, bright lipstick and if you live in the south, big hair. Anyway, one season at a time. I’m here to show you my favorite spring-time look. As always, I gravitate towards letting my natural skin shine through and just complimenting my face with a […]