Makeup haul & a giveaway! (bareMinerals)

Makeup haul & a giveaway! (bareMinerals)

I know it is the season of giving, but I purchased a few new makeup items recently for myself. These things are (mostly) replacements for other items that I used up, so that is my justification for shopping. I think it is a valid excuse. After hearing so many raves reviews of Red Apple Lipstick and stumbling upon a coupon code, I finally decided to place an order. All of the products by Red Apple Lipstick are gluten-free, paraben free, and free of toxins and lead.  The lipsticks are supposed to be extremely moisturizing because they contain...

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Friday Favorites (12/12)

Friday Favorites (12/12)

Happy Friday! Well, I just returned home after shopping for a new star for our Christmas tree. The first star that I bought at Target ended up flashing lights all over the ceiling, and our dining room looked like a disco.  I am very selective about the ornaments that go on our tree, so you can imagine how the disco ball star was sitting with me.  All is right with the world again now that I have a plain gold star on top of my tree. We’ll just refer to the star as an honorary favorite this week. Here are the rest of my favorites from...

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Non-toxic beauty brand spotlight: Plain Jane Beauty

Non-toxic beauty brand spotlight: Plain Jane Beauty

(Please note: While Plain Jane Beauty was kind enough to send me some of their products to try, I was not asked or compensated to write this review.)   I was recently introduced to Plain Jane Beauty, an incredible natural eco-beauty line with products that are vegan, non-GMO, cruelty-free, and free of parabens and gluten. In the Company’s own words, “[they] blend aesthetics with ethics; beauty with sustainability in order to provide the tools to look good and do good without sacrificing your sense of beauty or...

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals | Non-toxic beauty brands

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals | Non-toxic beauty brands

So many of my favorite beauty brands are running great deals on Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and/or Monday, and since I know that so many of you are big shoppers too, I just had to pass the info along.     100 Percent Pure On Black Friday, use the code PURESHIP for free shipping. You can also win free gifts, and there will be more deals announced on Cyber Monday! W3LL People Celebrate Cyber Monday with 20% off everything- no code required. Sibu Beauty Black Friday sale from November 27th through November 30th.  Save 60% off all...

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Green beauty on a budget|Under 15 dollars each

Green beauty on a budget|Under 15 dollars each

Because it isn’t always super easy to find non-toxic products in the drugstore (and many of them aren’t as natural as they claim to be), going all natural can get kind of pricey if you don’t know where to look. I actually do find great deals quite often, and I’m working on a post all about where I like to shop for my products.  In the meantime, I thought that I’d feature some wonderful products that are all under $15 to show you that going non-toxic doesn’t have to be expensive.     1. Giovanni...

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Friday Favorites (11/7)

Friday Favorites (11/7)

Happy Friday! I hope that you had a great week.  Everyone in my household has been under the weather all week, especially Michael who has a double ear infection and strep.  However, I am pleased to report that he seems to be feeling much better this morning- just in time for the weekend. While I certainly didn’t enjoy living in a house filled with sickos, here are some things that I did like this week…   Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz I purchased this brow pencil several months ago, and it completely blew any other brow...

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