Best Blemish Treatments for Summer

  Summer is notoriously rough on skin. Extra sweaty days can leave our pores congested, harboring bacteria that allow acne to thrive. So how to prepare for the inevitable spot or two? Remember those acne treatments that always seemed to burn and make skin even more irritated and red, even if the zit in question […]

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Josh Rosebrook Enrich Mask

  Before I’d tried the Josh Rosebrook Enrich Mask, I had never truly been wowed by a hair mask—at least enough to use with any frequency. Yet here I am with a satisfied grin on my face because I feel like I’ve cracked the code to good hair and ironically, it’s thanks to a hair […]

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de Mamiel Summer Seasonal Facial Oil

  The summer solstice arrived last week and with the seasonal shift comes a new limited edition Summer Seasonal Facial Oil blend from de Mamiel. Luscious and handmade, this healing face oil is the perfect antidote to overexposure to sun, sand and all the summer elements. With longer days and warm sunny weather at our […]

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Captain Blankenship’s Sail Away Bug Spray

When product efficacy really counts, it can be a gamble to swap out a conventional product for a natural, non-toxic replacement. Bug spray is the perfect example of this. Will it work without the traditional pesticides? In my mosquito infested part of the world, an effective bug spray is critical to enjoying summer weather. I’m […]

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How to Use the MOSS Skincare Halo Sun Protection Powder

  Green beauty continues to innovate in the sunscreen department. We’ve come a long way since the first super heavy, very whitening sunscreen I tried years ago that literally sat on top of my skin like a thick buttercream paste. Even though far more practical and cosmetically appealing options are available now, it can hard […]

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An All Natural Shaving Routine For Men

In honor of Father’s Day, I thought it would be fun to talk about men’s routines for a change. Since most of my skincare advice applies just as readily to a man’s routine as a woman’s, let’s talk about something that is truly manly—shaving! While beards and moustaches don’t seem to be slowing down as […]

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Holistic Sun Care with Laurel Whole Plant Organics

  With products in her line like the Sun Damage Repair Facial Serum and the Sun: Before & After Body Oil, I had a feeling that the founder of Laurel Whole Plant Organics would have some great ideas about how to indulge safely in the sun this summer. Laurel’s work with herbs and nourishing botanicals is inspirational, […]

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Monthly Mask: The Pele Mask

  All too often detoxifying masks do little but absorb too much moisture from your skin. Clay based formulas in particular can lack imagination and sophistication, but that’s hardly the story with The Pele Mask from Mahalo. Bioactive and concentrated yet gentle and non-irritating, The Pele Mask really does what it claims—gives you a revitalized […]

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Father’s Day Favorites

  Father’s Day is the perfect excuse to spoil the men in our lives with healthy, environmentally positive products. Lets show them how we do self-care, shall we? The following gifts make for an attainable and practical daily skincare routine that will bring a joy and serenity to any dad’s morning, encouraging him to slow […]

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La Bella Figura Summer Skincare

It’s no secret I love La Bella Figura for their active, wholesome skincare formulas. Full of unrefined oils, hand crafted antioxidant rich extracts and rejuvenating botanicals plus free of fillers and synthetics, La Bella Figura has truly taken natural skincare to the next level. Their products prove that ingredient quality and nutrient content matters. Five to […]

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