Category Archives: Product Reviews

5 Fragrances for Fall

Do you feel it yet? That mental shift that begins to quietly take shape after Labor Day? Fall is coming. There already some leaves beginning to collect in my yard, and the sun is setting way earlier—no more long summer days. I love this part of the year because there’s this quiet little lull where […]

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Monthly Mask: Josh Rosebrook Cacao Antioxidant Face Mask

The Josh Rosebrook Cacao Antioxidant Face Mask is as luscious and rich as the most decadent chocolate frosting. The chocolate scent with its hint of orange really does smell good enough to eat, and while this treat might feel as indulgent as dessert, it’s beyond healthy. The Cacao Antioxidant Face Mask was Josh Rosebrook’s first […]

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5 Essential Products for a Quick Morning Routine

    These days my mornings start really early and I’m usually short on time. With our busy modern lives, I’m guessing your situation is similar. I love lingering over skincare routines and self-care treatments, but most mornings I’ve got to be efficient with my grooming efforts, so I turn to products that make an impact […]

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Introducing Maya Chia

With so many botanical oil blends on the market now, it takes something special to impress. Maya Chia has been on my wish list of brands to try for a while, and it was instant love once I did. Maya Chia’s skincare line is formulated with chia oil at the heart of the collection, and […]

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3 Masks for Sun Damaged Skin

When your sun kissed glow begins to fade, what do you see first? If it’s signs of hyperpigmentation or a blotchy dull appearance, it’s time to add a healing mask to your regimen. A few of my favorite masks contain active botanical ingredients that were chosen for their ability to brighten, fade signs of sun […]

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3 Treatments for Sun Damage  

The summer is winding down, and it’s time to start thinking about the shift from protecting to repairing. It’s never too early to start incorporating a treatment that helps repair skin that’s stressed and damaged from too much sun, or to help ensure that damage doesn’t appear in the form of fine lines and discoloration […]

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Lotus Wei Joy Juice collection

Day to day life is far easier to manage when you have supportive tools at your disposal, and mine tend to be botanical in nature. I love aromatherapy in particular, and flower therapy ranks up there for its subtle vibrational effect, too. We often think about aromatherapy when we want to unwind, calm down and […]

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Ursa Major Force Field Daily Defense Lotion with SPF

  Ursa Major’s fabulous skincare line is a staple in my home for both me and my husband, so when I found out that they were launching a daily moisturizer with sunscreen I knew it was going to be special. Ursa Major nails it every time when it comes to the texture, finish and efficacy […]

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La Flora: Barbary Fig Seed Oil Infused With Rare Cactus Flower

  La Bella Figura’s founders travel all over the world for product inspiration, and it shows in the personality of each formula in their line. Tunisian Barbary fig seed oil has become their signature ingredient, and it’s one of my can’t-live-without-it skincare essentials. La Bella Figura just recently launched a special version of their Barbary […]

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Susannah’s Top 5 Summer Favorites

Summer can be really tough on skin and hair, and it presents its own seasonal challenges with bugs, bright sun and more. There are some products that just seem to make summer’s hot weather and everything that comes with it more tolerable. These are my top 5 favorite products for summer… Kari Gran Three Sixty Five […]

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