Clean Beauty Find: Soapwalla

Bob’s Red Mill ground oats, pure almonds and organic raw sugar – these are not the ingredients of the breakfast I had this morning (although it sounds delicious!); they are, however, just a few of the ingredients used in products from skin care line, Soapwalla. The line was developed in 2012 by Rachel Winard who has systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune illness, which was … Continue reading Clean Beauty Find: Soapwalla

Clean Beauty Find: Mullein & Sparrow

“No chemicals, no additives, no BS – just results.” That’s the promise of Mullein & Sparrow, a Brooklyn-based luxury, vegan beauty line that churns out skin, hair and body care using the principles of Ayurveda. The line was developed by Anit Hora who was inspired to study herbalism, aromatherapy, skincare, and yoga after traveling and meeting natives who re-introduced her to the power of plant-based … Continue reading Clean Beauty Find: Mullein & Sparrow

Top Tips I Leaned at the Credo Beauty/Joyous Health Event

Last month I attended an event at Credo Beauty featuring Joy McCarthy who is the Founder of Joyous Health and a Certified Holistic Nutritionist. I attended the event because I was interested in learning about detoxing as part of wellness journey, but does everyone need to detox? Well, according to Joy, it couldn’t hurt. We are all exposed too various toxins on a regular basis ranging … Continue reading Top Tips I Leaned at the Credo Beauty/Joyous Health Event

How to Safely Use Makeup Testers

Most of us have been there. We walk into a makeup store and see a beauty wonderland and run to test the prettiest lip color and most luminous shimmering highlighters. But, do you ever think about who may have tested the products before you? A woman recently filed a lawsuit against beauty giant Sephora, claiming she contracted oral herpes after testing a lipstick at the … Continue reading How to Safely Use Makeup Testers

Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

For the holidays, as I am a wellness enthusiast, I like to give gifts that can contribute to an individual’s overall health and wellbeing. On my quest, I’ve found a number of affordable items that you can get your loved ones, and feel good about. Although I showcase specific products below, feel free to find similar products from other brands you may like or that … Continue reading Wellness Holiday Gift Guide

Health Dangers of Scented Candles

I love scented candles, and although they seem like a safe way to fill your home with your favorite aroma, I was surprised to learn that many of them are made with paraffin wax which can release toxic chemicals into the air such as acetone, benzene and toluene when burned. The aforementioned chemicals can be found in diesel fuel emissions, which can reach deep into … Continue reading Health Dangers of Scented Candles

Product Review: Winky Lux 24kt Glimmer Lip Balm

If you’re beauty obsessed like I am, then you’ve probably already seen Winky Lux’s Flower Balms, which look like magical must-haves, as the lip product is transparent, allowing you to see a tiny flower that is nestled within the formula. The brand recently released a limited edition 24kt Gold Glimmer Balm for $16 which will have you feeling like royalty with its luxurious gold packaging … Continue reading Product Review: Winky Lux 24kt Glimmer Lip Balm