Top Reasons You Should Upcycle (Repurpose) Your Clothes

FACT: I’ve had this dress since I was 11. FACT: I’m 31 now. While doing a purge in my closet I came upon this dress I had from my childhood. It was one of my favorite things to wear when I was younger because I just loved how the florals made me feel fancy. I have never been able to part with it, no matter … Continue reading Top Reasons You Should Upcycle (Repurpose) Your Clothes

Clean Beauty Review: Mychelle Bio-Firm Hydrogel Concentrate

Trying out Mychelle beauty’s Bio-Firm Hydrogel Concentrate. First, can we stop and appreciate the dreamy blue color of this product? Second, this is a completely clean brand that makes products without without GMOs, harmful ingredients, artificial fragrances and colors. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free. I feel like this serum acts as a protective moisturizer. The first time I used it I slathered it on and … Continue reading Clean Beauty Review: Mychelle Bio-Firm Hydrogel Concentrate

2 Ingredients, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream (No Churn)

Most vegan “nice cream” recipes call for coconut milk or bananas as a base, both of which are creamy and delicious. But, I don’t always like the high sugar content of the bananas or high fat content of the coconut milk, so what’s a girl to do? I bring you: a 2 ingredient, smooth, ice-cream-like dessert that tastes amazing and is also packed with fiber … Continue reading 2 Ingredients, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream (No Churn)

Clean Beauty Brand Spotlight: Biossance

We all know by now that clean beauty is having a moment and one standout brand I’ve found within the category is Biossance. About the Brand: The brand centers around its plant-based powerhouse ingredient, squalane, a derivative of squalene, which is a molecule that’s naturally found in the skin and is responsible for moisture, which decreases with age. Scientists at industrial bioscience company, Amyris Inc., … Continue reading Clean Beauty Brand Spotlight: Biossance

Top Picks for Reusable Straws

2018 has been a big year for plastic straws as they became the poster child for the case against plastic pollution. This year, Seattle became the first state to ban plastic straws, San Francisco will implement its ban in 2019, and several other U.S. cities and states, including NYC and Hawaii have pending legislations on the table to follow suit. In addition to states, many … Continue reading Top Picks for Reusable Straws

Buying Eco-Friendly Swim Wear on the Cheap

This summer, as I planned for my vacation, I decided that I wasn’t going to buy anything new because I have tons of clothes that doesn’t get worn during the year and some still even have the price tags on them. When you consider the fashion industry contributes substantially to negative environmental impacts such as water pollution, emissions associated with its supply chain and fabrics … Continue reading Buying Eco-Friendly Swim Wear on the Cheap