Category Archives: Skin Care

A Few of My Favorite Beauty Discoveries in 2016

With 2016 out of the way, I have to say—it wasn’t all bad! At least where natural skincare products are concerned, I discovered and enjoyed many beautiful, practical, and nontoxic items that really brightened my year. Before we move on to what’s new and fabulous in 2017, let’s talk about some of the products that […]

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MUN Akwi Purifying Cleanser and Argan Oil

MUN, a longtime favorite brand, has just launched a new cleanser, and it’s holy grail status for me all day. With incredible products already in their well-edited line like the Aknari Youth Brightening Serum and the Anarose Toner, I trust that when MUN releases a new product, it’s going to be a knockout—but I honestly […]

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Introducing Red Flower

Many of you may know Red Flower for their gorgeous smelling candles, which first launched at Barneys NY in 1999. Candles were certainly my first introduction, and I admit to buying one for a Christmas gift years ago and loving it so much I kept it for myself (though I did buy another to gift, […]

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3 Reasons The Capsule Collection is Obsession-Worthy

  In the early days of green beauty, hardly any of the beautiful brands you see at Integrity Botanicals and beyond existed. Choices in clean skincare were extremely limited, so I spent my days learning about and collecting raw botanical ingredients that I could mix into DIY formulas to suit my needs. As the industry […]

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Maya Chia The Super Blend

  Earlier this summer we introduced Maya Chia, a high-performance natural brand that has harnessed the power of chia seed oil as the star ingredient. In case you missed my ingredient spotlight on why this oil is so amazing for skin, let me share some highlights. Chia seed oil is clinically proven to significantly increase skin hydration […]

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Zoe Organics for the Whole Family

Zoe Organics is a brand you can count on for family friendly skincare essentials. This delightful line exists to soothe, protect and heal. I rely on this gentle, effective brand for true workhorse product that meet a range of needs. From a great nontoxic bug repellant to the most indispensible all-purpose cream and so much more, […]

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Soap for Every Skin Type

  True soap bars are very different from those so-called cleansing bars and shower gels you know from the grocery store isles. Once I discovered how amazing true artisan soap can be, it completely changed my shower time ritual. Last year, I was fortunate enough to attend a soap-making workshop with the soap master behind […]

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Ursa Major Golden Hour Recovery Cream

  Ursa Major is on a roll with new product launches, and that excites me to no end. This summer the Force Field Daily Defense Lotion with SPF 18 was a big hit at my house with it’s lightweight but highly moisturizing consistency. As the summer warmth wanes and we creep closer to cool fall […]

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How To Make the Perfect Liquid Foundation with SPF

  Sometimes great ideas are borne out of mistakes. I often find that the case with beauty products. Recently I ordered the WELL PEOPLE Altruist Mineralist Foundation, which I absolutely love for its ability to build from sheer to full coverage while always looking natural. I took advantage of Integrity Botanicals’ great sampling program to […]

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KYPRIS Deep Forest Clay Detoxifying Mask & Exfoliant

  Is your skin feeling congested or dull after a long, hot summer? Fall may be here, but the effects of summer could still be doing a number on your skin. KYPRIS has just released the Deep Forest Clay Detoxifying Mask & Exfoliant, and it’s perfect for getting your skin back into balance before the […]

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