Clean Living All Stars of 2016

Clean Living All Stars of 2016

Happy 2017! I hope that your New Year is off to an excellent start, and I look forward to helping you on your clean living journey and possibly to making it easier for you to stick to some of your resolutions. In addition to all of the green beauty and healthy living tips, you can expect to see even more home care posts this year as well as posts about the things that I use on my little ones.  But first, here is a look back at my all-stars from 2016- basically, the best of all the favorites that I shared with you during the year.  I continue...

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September 2016 Favorites

September 2016 Favorites

Happy October! It feels like I just did one of these posts for August.  September was kind of a blur with school and extracurricular activities starting up again, but I am really excited about October.  My oldest baby turns four at the end of the month! Aside from the fact that the weather finally started to cool off a degree or two, here are some of the things that I loved during the month of September.     LCOrganics Autumn Room & Linen Sprays I already wrote about these in my post on 3 nontoxic ways to instantly make your...

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Products I’ve used up lately & my thoughts on each one (#5)

Products I’ve used up lately & my thoughts on each one (#5)

(Please note: This post contains some affiliate links.) Hi! Before I get into my recent empties, I want to share that Vitacost (where you can find many of the products I’m about to talk about) is running a holiday beauty sale right now.  You can save $5 off a $30 purchase using the code HOLIDAYGLAM. i actually have way more empty products than I realized, so let’s dive right in! 100% Pure Mattifying Primer This is a really great primer, and I will definitely order more of it ASAP. I find that it helps my makeup to stay on longer,...

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Some of my skin care & hair care essentials for travel

Some of my skin care & hair care essentials for travel

Hi! My family and I took a little mini-vacation to Charleston, South Carolina this past weekend.  Much to my disappointment, I didn’t see any of the Southern Charm cast members- though I was certainly on high alert the whole time. I was pretty proud of myself for packing lightly, but there were some skin care and hair care essentials that I knew I had to bring…no matter what. Ursa Major Fantastic Face Wash I received a sample of this face wash in my last Petit Vour box, and honestly, I wasn’t overly excited to try it...

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Non-toxic beauty brand spotlight: ACURE Organics

Non-toxic beauty brand spotlight: ACURE Organics

It always makes me happy when more natural beauty brands hit mainstream stores.  Obviously, I like it because it makes the products easier for me to get without having to make a special shopping trip or online order. However, what really makes me so giddy about it is that it gives other people the opportunity to try a safer brand that they might not have purchased otherwise and hopefully paves the way for other non-toxic brands to enter these stores as well. Well, I am really pleased to announce that one of  my longtime favorite brands,...

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12 Tips for growing thicker hair & managing hair loss

12 Tips for growing thicker hair & managing hair loss

I discuss outer beauty a lot on this blog, but I also try to balance those posts out with lots of information about health and overall well-being. After all, there is more to life than makeup and good hair days. With that being said, it is often hard to feel good about ourselves when we don’t look our very best. Not to overgeneralize too much, but I think that women are especially impacted when they have a physical attribute that makes them feel self-conscious. Several months ago, I was personally dealing with some postpartum hair loss...

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