I don’t know if you actually know this, but I am a huge skincare and beauty buff. I’m not nearly as obsessed with makeup, but skincare… ooooooh boy that’s my fave. It all comes down to self-care. Every night before bet, I indulge in a luxe skincare routine and it’s honestly one of my favorite parts of the day. A while back I became aware of how much waste can be generated during this process, so I started researching. Today, I am sharing 5 tips for how to reduce waste in your beauty routine! If you’ve tried something I haven’t mentioned here, let me know, too.Continue reading “5 Ways to Reduce Waste in Your Beauty Routine”
When I shared my fave natural deodorant last week, I asked if you guys would want a post about how I was able to make the switch. As someone who’s tried multiple times to give up antiperspirants and deodorants that contain icky ingredients, I know that the struggle is real. I don’t even know how many times I’ve tried to make the switch… sometimes my attempt was more successful than others. But then eventually I’d always switch back. This fall, I was finally able to switch to natural deodorant — and today I am sharing HOW with you!Continue reading “How I (Finally) Made the Switch to Natural Deodorant”
During our Whole30 journey, I took a deep dive into the ingredients and foods we are allowed to consume… which then led me down the rabbit hole of the benefits of various types of tea! One tea that I have always loved, but never really considered the benefits of is hibiscus. This vibrantly colored, sweet yet tart herbal tea is rapidly becoming a favorite of mine. I decided to dig into the benefits of hibiscus — and WOW there are plenty. I had no idea, to be honest. So I figured I should share my findings with you and see what you think!Continue reading “4 Surprising Benefits of Hibiscus”
I am someone who absolutely loooves skincare and beauty products. I tend to keep my makeup routine on the simpler side, but nothing beats a luxurious face mask, refreshing cleanser, or rich body butter. That being said, I am full of ideas when it comes to beauty gift ideas! I want pretty much every single gift in this gift… yup, I’m a skincare fanatic!Continue reading “Luxurious Beauty Gift Ideas For Any Budget”
Honestly, is there anything better than a brand new candle? Now that I work from home, I have one burning pretty much at all times. And now that it’s autumn, I am alllll about the cozy scents. Bring on the cinnamon, the apple, the spice, the pumpkin. YES PLEASE. If you’re like me, I thought you’d appreciate knowing what my absolute favorite fall scented candles are!
Source: pumpkin shaped candles from Linnea’s Lights.Continue reading “Fall Scented Candles to Cozy Up Your Home”
For the past month or so, I’ve had a really dry spot on my lips and it was driving me nuts! I started perusing stores for a lip scrub, thinking that it would help remove the dead skin and soften. Then I had an idea: it can’t be that hard to make… why not whip up a batch of my own?? So I did some research and discovered so many recipes for homemade lip scrubs. Seriously, SO MANY. I tried out a few and made adjustments based on what I had on hand and preferred. Here’s my DIY lip scrub concoction that’s worked really well — it’s just 3 ingredients!Continue reading “DIY Lip Scrub for Super Soft Lips”
Clean beauty is 100% my jam and Follain is my favorite place to shop for it. They opened a beautiful shop here in Seattle, but it’s also an amazing online resource for non-toxic, effective, and luxurious skincare and makeup. In fact, they have a rigorous approval process before they allow a product to be sold in their shops! So you can trust that whatever Follain offers is amazing.
Recently, Follain launched their own collection of wonderful exclusives in the clean beauty category. I was lucky enough to be given a set of every item to try out, so I wanted to share my favorites with you today. Plus, there’s a giveaway for one lucky reader!Continue reading “New Clean Beauty Exclusives from Follain + a giveaway!”