Amazing Oils (and How To Use Them)

Growing up, I thought of oil as just one thing. You know, oil. You put it on your salad. You bake with it, sauté veggies in it. In my mind, there wasn’t a lot of variety— it was just oil, and it lived in the kitchen. You didn’t put it on your body, and you […]

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What you need this fall!

I love a good makeover montage. You know in movies, when the girl goes from being “dorky and ugly” (aka wearing glasses) to being “gorgeous and popular” (aka getting a blowout and some lipgloss)? Well, I used to love those sequences. They make it look so easy to become a new, better version of oneself. […]

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Introducing Emily Barth Isler!

Hello green beauty lovers! Today I’m writing to introduce you to Emily Barth Isler, who will be writing for the Integrity Botanicals blog starting this month. I am so excited for you to get to know Emily and for her to share her wealth of knowledge with you, but first I’d like offer my heartfelt […]

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Laurel’s Personal Summer Skin Rituals Revealed

With summer in full swing, we are so excited to share this practical yet pampering summer skin advice from one of the most talented skin-healers we know—Laurel of Laurel Whole Plant Organics! Whether you’re headed to the beach or simply out for a sunny stroll, this is a must-read. Enjoy and don’t miss the special […]

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Ingredient Spotlight: Dimethicone

Have you ever wondered what gives some cosmetics and hair care products that silky-smooth texture that glides across the skin and almost seems too good to be true? If it isn’t a natural product, chances are its dimethicone. This ingredient is a type of synthetic silicone-based polymer, and its known for creating a subtle luster that […]

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Refreshing Toners & Mists

Each summer, I welcome the warm weather—even the sweaty, humid days that happen on the regular where I live. I don’t really mind the heat, because I’ve got my coping strategies, which always includes a cooling facial mist. Whether the summer brings high humidity or dry heat where you live, the antidote that keeps me […]

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Summer Hair Essentials from Captain Blankenship

Once we coast through the month of May, summer feels official. And with summer comes the slow and lazy days that make this the ultimate season of relaxation. In this busy world we live in, I always welcome the much-needed slow-down of summer, and it’s reflected in everything I do, including my beauty routine.  One […]

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Lightweight Moisturizers for Warm Weather

Finding a lightweight moisturizer is no easy thing. Rich, indulgent creams and balms abound, but it’s tough to find that perfect moisturizer that actually hydrates while letting skin breath unencumbered by heavy ingredients. I ask a lot from lightweight moisturizers. They have to hydrate and leave my skin feeling comfortable so that fine lines are […]

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Introducing PRITI NYC

A fresh manicure or pedicure never fails to bring me smiles for days. This little self-indulgence has a way of making me feel lovely even if the rest of my look isn’t so put together. There’s just something irresistibly pretty about colorful, glossy nails, but like many products in the beauty industry, nail polish has […]

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Clean Beauty Picks for Spring

  Spring is here! Well, kind of — depending on where you live, you might still be experiencing winter temps. I know I am, but that hasn’t kept me from swapping out for spring colors (hello Priti NYC nail polish and Lily Lolo makeup!) so I can pretend that spring is indeed here. That said, […]

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