5 Reasons To Shop Second Hand

I love the idea of supporting businesses that are giving their employees comfortable work conditions while producing beautiful garments but, as I’m sure many of you have noticed, the prices are often a bit steep. Second hand has been a great apparel purchasing alternative for me. Although the pieces were often originally produced and sold […]

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2018 Was The Year Of Dr. Alkaitis For Me

Dr. Alkaitis skincare products practically saved my skin this year. During 2014 my skin started breaking out uncontrollably. By the end of 2016 I had nailed down a super simple, natural, and unscented skincare routine that included removing my make up with coconut oil, cleansing with a bar of oatmeal soap, Thayers Alcohol Free Unscented […]

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Gift Guide For The Natural Make Up Lover

If you’re reading my blog it’s quite possible you’re a natural make up lover yourself, so you may agree that, make up can be tricky to buy for someone else. Obviously everyone’s coloring is different when it comes to things like foundation and concealer, but everyone also has individual preferences when it comes to colors […]

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Wellness Gift Guide

I’ve always loved gift giving. But since making the switch to natural products and trying to live a less toxic life in general, I have come to love it even more. Brainstorming and researching natural  gifts that I think could potentially replace my loved ones conventional wellness and personal care products is one of my […]

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Oats, Goats Milk, & Honey Soap from Emily’s Homestead

Remember that shampoo bar by Emily’s Homestead that I go on and on about in this post? (& this post and this post!) Well Emily of Emily’s Homestead also creates an amazing bar of soap that consists of oats, goats milk, honey, and a couple of other oils. I’ve been using the Dr. Alkaitis Organic […]

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5 Product Face | Collab With Madeline Bay

Simple make up is my favorite make up. I’ve partnered with Kara of Madeline Bay to show two versions of a Clean Beauty 5 Product Face. MadelineBay.com is beautiful clean beauty and lifestyle blog. Kara shares her thoughts and experiences on products, healthy recipes, and inspirational stories and thoughts on life in general. Not only is […]

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HAN Blush & Bronzer | Budget Friendly, Green Beauty

To be honest I have no idea why I haven’t dedicated more posts to the HAN Skincare Comsetics Blush and Bronzer. They are absolutlely lovely, have AMAZINGLY CLEAN ingredients, are very pigmented with great color pay off, come in a beautiful range of colors, are on the lower end of the green beauty price spectrum […]

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An Interview With My Favorite Minimalist

I’ve never been great at keeping it simple. I remind myself daily to not fill my plate with more than what is necessary or what brings me joy. Often times though I still manage to do just that. One person that has inspired me to declutter and simplify my life  is my boyfriend’s sister, and […]

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What Happend When I Didn’t Eat Gluten Or Dairy For A Month

I have always had acne prone skin. It’s not the end of the world but it’s always frustrated me, and I probably let it get to me more than I should. It is however, one of the main reasons that I became interested in natural skincare and make up. Everything happens for a reason, right? […]

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Thrifted | What I Got For $22

It’s 2018, thrifting is cool people. & Thank God that it is. It’s so much more eco friendly than buying new items, way more budget friendly, doesn’t support unethical apparel production practices, and is great for the community. Honestly, I have a lot of thoughts on why shopping second hand is awesome. Hopefully all of […]

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