Category Archives: Product Reviews

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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Kari Gran Suji Red Lip Whip and Lip Buff

This is the time of year when I most look forward to accessorizing with red lipstick. What would the holidays be without a fabulous red lip, after all? It can take a holiday party look from average to festive and chic with one swipe. This year, I’m going with Suji Red for my red lip […]

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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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What’s in Susannah’s Fall Handbag

It’s officially late October and the leaves are falling all around. While the temperature has yet to dip into truly cool territory, my beauty accessories are in full fall mode. As much as I love to play with color and scent, there are a few items that I’ve been toting around in my handbag this […]

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Introducing Hynt Beauty

Just as I was beginning to pine for some new fall makeup, I got word from Terri that Integrity Botanicals was set to launch Hynt Beauty. One peek at this clean makeup line and I was dying to try all of it. Once I was able to try a selection from Hynt Beauty, I knew […]

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