Brand Obsession: BR Naturals Review

For the past several months, I have been trying out dozens of new brands (such a tough life…;-)) and today, I am ready to share one of those brands. BR Naturals was created to make products that are not only 100% safe and natural to use, but that also smell and feel good and are…

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Happy Anniversary Choosy Chick!

Hey loves! Today I wanted to share a super awesome deal going on at one of my fave one stop shops, The Choosy Chick! Since it is their Anniversary, to celebrate they are offering a very generous and amazing goodie bag with any $85 purchase, and believe me you don’t want to miss out on…

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The Power Of Our Words: How They Affect Our Self-Esteem

Words. We use them every day – whether vocally or written, they are a part of our life, our culture – they help us to communicate with one other, to convey thoughts, they can inspire our imaginations, our creativity, they can motivate us, provoke us, seduce us, even cause us to fall in love. But…

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Coming Full Circle

While I was on my little “break”, I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on several things – one being why I began my blog in the first place. That, in turn, got me thinking about my “place” in the Green Beauty world..what my purpose is if you will. I never wanted to be…

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Crazy For Cranberry This Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and today I am feeling all things Cranberry! Here are a few things that have me going crazy for this little tart, red berry! First up, some more gems from Lemongrass Spa ….    Bath, body & home: PR Samples 1) Frosted Cranberry Hand & Body Soap – Tangy Cranberry mixes with sweet…

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Ingredient Superstar: Hibiscus (AKA the “Botox Plant”)

One of my favorite ingredients at the moment is Hibiscus. Stunning to look at, this flower offers much more than just bright colors. It offers health as well as beauty to those who use it. 1) Used in Ayurveda to stimulate hair growth and prevent pre-mature grayHere are 10 benefits I uncovered about this amazing…

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Product Obsession: Elaa Living/Raw Organic Skincare

I recently had the honor of interviewing the lovely Jill Bickford, founder and formulator of elaa skincare (you can read the post here) and I knew after learning about her products that I needed to try them. I placed an order and received some amazing samples to try out as well. “organic or wildcrafted, fresh &…

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My Favorite Anti-Acne Essential Oils

Back before I knew any better, I used to believe that ingredients like benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid were necessary to treat my acne breakouts. I had no idea the damage I was potentially causing my skin, not to mention only making my acne worse. For the past 6 years I have relentlessly researched, studied…

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My Top Picks for Affordable Organic Skincare and Make-Up!

While there are so many amazing and healing organic cosmetic brands out there, the sad truth is some of them are quite pricey, and a high price tag can often time deter people from buying them. It’s no secret that I am a strong advocate for the purest, most natural products out there. And while…

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