Category Archives: Product Reviews

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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Introducing Amly Silver Rich Facial Mist

About two weeks ago I was introduced to the Amly Silver Rich Facial Mist. As a face mist fanatic, I couldn’t wait to put this gorgeous looking spray to the test. Amly takes its old English name from an organic wild-flower meadow in East Sussex, England. Bursting with botanical goodness in a base of silver rich spring water […]

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MUN No. 7 Ayour Body Toning Serum

There are some brands I love so much that it feels like Christmas when a new product drops, and MUN is one of them. Last summer at a Night For Green Beauty in Chicago, I spent time chatting with the founder Munemi Imai and her small but passionate team about the amazing botanical oils that […]

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Best New Sunscreens for Daily Wear

  I wish I could go back in time to the beginning of my green beauty journey and assure myself that—not to worry—one day in the future there will be not one but several nontoxic, mineral sunscreens you’ll love wearing. I learned to stay far away from chemical sunscreens like oxybenzone and avobenzone (these always […]

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New From Lina Hanson

Have you ever run across a product that felt so elevated and gorgeous that you could practically feel the love that went into the blend? Lina Hanson has had that effect on me since trying the Global Face Serum years ago. It was one of the very first face oils in my repertoire, and it […]

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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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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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