Clean Beauty Brand Review: Sand and Sky

I got both of my sisters these two masks from Sand and Sky because I just liked the pretty pink color of the product, and I wanted to make sure to supply them with something made with clean and natural ingredients. I never actually used the ones I had until they started raving about how great their skin looked after using the clay version of … Continue reading Clean Beauty Brand Review: Sand and Sky

Sustainability Spotlight: Inside Dunkin’ Donuts Tiny Home Powered by Coffee

Yesterday, my sister and I stopped by Dunkin’ Donuts pop up at Madison Square Park in New York City. It’s a tiny home powered by a biofuel blend of 80% coffee oil that’s extracted from coffee grounds. The coffee beans powers everything from the fully functioning kitchen to the jacuzzi tub and get this: a washer/dryer unit. Inside the home, is comfy and chic, thanks … Continue reading Sustainability Spotlight: Inside Dunkin’ Donuts Tiny Home Powered by Coffee

Clean Beauty Brand Review: LaFlore

I’d like to introduce you to a completely clean, nontoxic skin care line I’ve been using for the last week and a half called LaFlore. If you’ve never heard of it before, then, you’re welcome, because once you discover this organic, plant-based brand and actually try it, you won’t be disappointed, and your skin will look amazing. Let’s just back up a second to learn … Continue reading Clean Beauty Brand Review: LaFlore

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