Event Recap: Raise the Green Bar Summit

Today, I had the amazing opportunity to attend Good Housekeeping Institute and Made Safe’s second annual Raise the Green Bar Summit. The full day event was jammed packed with interesting speakers and panel topics around sustainability efforts of brands. I was only able to attend the first half of the event, but by 12pm, I had already sat through 7 panels! It was information overload, … Continue reading Event Recap: Raise the Green Bar Summit

Natural Brand Review: InstaNatural for my Adult Acne

Adult Acne. Let’s talk about it. I started experiencing acne outbreaks when I was in high school, and everyone assured me it was just a normal right of passage for teenagers. Still, it was embarrassing, so I tried every harsh over the counter product I could get my hands on to clear up my skin, without considering the chemicals that were in them. After graduating … Continue reading Natural Brand Review: InstaNatural for my Adult Acne

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

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

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

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

Project Beauty Expo 2018 Recap

On August 12, I attended Project Beauty Expo, a tradeshow dedicated to giving a platform for natural beauty and wellness brands that cater to women of color. Here, a recap of some of the brands I saw that I think should be on your radar. EA Polish – After giving birth to her daughter in 2012, nail polish aficionado, Ellyse, realized the need for fast … Continue reading Project Beauty Expo 2018 Recap