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
“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
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
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
I’ll admit, even though I like to be eco-conscious and use natural products, after cleansing my face with my normal makeup remover, I have never stopped to think, “where does that go after I toss it in the garbage?” That is, I never thought about it until after I received Kaia Naturals’s juicy bamboo gentle facial cleansing oil cloths when I attended a beauty trade … Continue reading Natural Product Review: Kaia Naturals Juicy Bamboo Facial Cleansing Cloths
I received Farmacy’s Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask with Echinacea GreenEnvy in a gift bag earlier this year from an awards program (it won!) and recently decided to give it a try since my skin has been going crazy…probably due to my recent sugar binge. I decided to try this mask because it contains natural acne-fighting ingredients, although this isn’t marketed as an acne … Continue reading Natural Product Review: Farmacy’s Honey Potion
I recently attended an event where I had the amazing opportunity to get my nails done by CND nail experts. Before I attended the event, I did a lot of research on the Vinylux line of polishes that was being offered at the event, to make sure it was free of common toxic chemicals. I was happy to learn that CND Vinylux is 5-free, although … Continue reading What does 5-Free Polish Mean?