Best natural lip balm

The Natural Lip Balm Showdown: Last Lip Balm Standing

Opting for an all natural lip balm was a no brainer for me. After all, my favorite facial feature is my lips. I got ’em from my mama and they’re fuller than most. Which is a great thing – except they lean toward dry, sensitive and have a tendency to crack and bleed, especially in […]

Continue reading
best organic eyeshadow brands

Eye Love These 5 Natural, Organic Eyeshadow Brands

Finding the right organic eyeshadow is a tricky business. When you have so many new companies jumping on the bandwagon, how can you tell what’s the real deal? What’s actual natural eyeshadow and what’s just a pack of dirt somebody decided to stick a label on? You’re bound to find stuff that doesn’t work, stuff […]

Continue reading
does 100 percent aloe vera gel exist?

100% Pure Aloe Vera Gel: Does Totally Pure Aloe Vera Gel Exist?

These five little words – 100% pure aloe vera gel – conjures up a whole lot of goodness. We can almost feel the cool, soothing relief of one of Mother Nature’s greatest, natural healers. We all know this feeling because we are accustomed to using aloe vera for all of life’s little ailments, from sunburn to […]

Continue reading
best organic lip liner

5 Natural and Organic Lip Liner Picks for a Paraben-Free Pucker

Organic lip liner is every bit as yummy as it sounds. And that’s a great thing because we do end up eating a good portion of what we wear on our lips. Although you won’t find them in a basic makeup routine, lip liners are perfect for getting those full-on lips that celebrity makeup ads […]

Continue reading
homemade face mask

16 Everyday Foods that Make the Perfect Homemade Face Mask

Have you ever found yourself waking up on a beautiful day, ready to take on the world, only to make it to your bathroom mirror and see that your skin did not get the memo? Whether it be a rogue blemish, dull skin, dark circles, or dry flakes for days…your pantry may hold the secrets […]

Continue reading
ways to use ginger

7 Brilliant Ways to Use Ginger for Skin, Health and Sanity

If you’re into natural beauty and health at all, you know all about the myriad benefits of ginger. But why settle for squeezing this awesome little rhizome into cold-pressed juices when there are so, so many other ways you can enjoy it? Here’s a little roundup of the many ways to use ginger for everything […]

Continue reading
diy charcoal face mask

DIY Charcoal Face Mask Recipe to Deep Detox Your Pores

One skin care ingredient I cannot live without is…activated charcoal. It was a serendipitous moment when I discovered a bottle of activated charcoal tablets lying around the house, probably left over from an earlier run-in with food poisoning. It was the beginning of summer humidity, my pores were crying for relief, and there was no […]

Continue reading

Top 3 Organic Dry Shampoo Brands for Fresh, Lovely-Smelling Hair

Organic dry shampoo is green beauty’s answer to the ever-popular dry shampoo movement. So simple yet so freaking helpful, dry shampoo’s become somewhat of a recent trend. But did you know that this stuff’s been around for centuries? Yea, the first historical reference to dry shampoo dates around the late 15th century with people in […]

Continue reading
chlorophyll benefits for skin

6 Chlorophyll Benefits for Skin

You probably already know all the ways that chlorophyll is basically magic. I mean, plant blood that allows herbage to soak up the sun and transform it into food? Heck yeah, that sounds like something Professor Sprout would teach in Harry Potter. Though there hasn’t been enough fuss about the green stuff’s quasi-magical properties, word […]

Continue reading
beauty uses for coffee grounds

8 Beauty Uses For Coffee Grounds

Smearing old coffee grounds on your face might seem at best pointless and at worst really, really strange. But coffee doesn’t have the same effect on our skin as it does our bodies; in fact, putting coffee on skin provides a powerhouse of beauty benefits. Stayed up late last night finishing that essay and now you have […]

Continue reading
1 2 3 5