Tag: green beauty

Beauty, Best of Green Beauty

How to Quietly Transition Loved Ones to Green Beauty Through Holiday Gifts

Several food blogs and savvy moms talk about ways to sneak veggies and healthier ingredients into things like cookies and muffins. I wondered how I could apply the same idea to green beauty to family and friends. My strategy for tackling this idea is by introducing my friends and family to clean beauty by giving it as a gift! The trick here is to choose the right kind of products to give so that the recipient feels like it’s something fun and thoughtful rather than the pressure and judgment from you. And honestly, I believe that everyone has the right […]

Videos

Top 5 Fall Green Beauty Picks Video

I’m so excited to share with you all this super special video because it’s a collaboration with my girl, Ashley from @ashleytia! We each did our Top 5 Fall Beauty Picks, and I concentrated on green and cruelty-free makeup! We love Fall so much! The weather, the sweaters, the dark rich hues of beauty products, and the changing colors of the trees all around us! I talk about the Colorescience Beauty on the Go Mineral Palette, Eye of Horus Brow Fibre Extend brow gel, Colorescience Lip Shine SPF 30 lip gloss in Rose, Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche lipstick in Molasses, […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Top Minimalist Green Beauty Makeup Products

Simplicity is something that I feel we’re always chasing in some area of our lives. One area for me is my beauty drawer. Does anyone else become overwhelmed by the amount of makeup they own? Sometimes I stare into my makeup drawers and I just can’t manage to decide what to put on my face. For those mornings, and most mornings honestly, I stick to my tried and true multi-use products! I think a few good products are all you need to create a simple, elegant, everyday makeup look. These are also great to take with you on a trip! […]

Beauty, Green Bath/Body/Hair

Top 5 Organic At-Home Spa Essentials

Every change in season feels like a good time to soak in a nice bath and unwind. With fall, the days are getting shorter and that can impact our well-being when the nights are that much longer. Our skin and hair also go through some adjustment with the colder and drier season so we have to make sure we properly moisturize and pamper ourselves when we get a chance so we don’t end up like a scarecrow by next spring. We’ve compiled our all-time favorite at-home spa essentials to help us transition into fall so much easier. Let’s take a […]

Beauty, Clean Cosmetics

Review: Gressa Minimalist Serum Foundation

Gressa Minimalist Serum Foundation Gressa Minimalist Serum Foundation is your foundation if you’re looking for a lightweight, buttery smooth, satin finish foundation that has skin-loving properties. I adore the finish and how it glides onto my skin. By the end of the day, my skin is actually amazing and feels and looks even better than when I woke up thanks to their amazing blend of oils and minerals. My shade is in 3.5, which is a medium neutral shade. The foundation can be applied for light coverage and buildable up to medium coverage very comfortably. I love applying it with […]

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

Part 2: Which Green Beauty Subscription Boxes to Consider

Welcome back! This is part two of a three part series on green beauty subscription boxes. As a, ahem, subscription box addict, I feel qualified to now impart my top picks. These are beauty boxes that consistently deliver a solid value for your dollar, as well as offering thoughtful item curation. This list isn’t long, however, these boxes truly epitomize the concept of the beauty subscription box: which is simply to deliver a surprise box of goodies that delight you every month (aka random monthly Christmas). There are so many clean beauty options on the market right now but I […]

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, 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 […]