Spring means renewal. A time for new routines. More of your skin showing. More sun. What that all means is it’s time to do a little makeover from your winter skin routine, change up what’s in your handbag and choose some new colors! Do you color your hair? If so, a color saving spray now that the sun is stronger is a must! Spritz in … Continue reading 7 Spring beauty must-haves!
Have you heard of shampoo bars? It’s like a soap bar for your hair. I switched to them over a year ago and I am hooked! How did it take me this long to hop on this eco-trend? Don’t know, but I am glad I did. Read until the end to get my top 2 recommendations. There are a many reasons these bars are good … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Switch to Shampoo Bars
It’s that time of year. With less humidity in the air, you might already be seeing a change in your skin. And if not yet, you know it’s coming. Many women get dehydrated skin in the fall and winter months. This is not actually dry skin. Though you can also have dry skin year round. Confusing right? During these cold weather seasons, you will want … Continue reading Get glowing hydrated skin with oils and serums!
It’s my time of the year- beach time! But we all know as much as summer lovers love being outside, there are some things to look out for. And there are some things that can happen to skin now that don’t happen in colder months, like bug bites, sunburns, poison ivy and rashes. Not to mention there’s messed up sleep schedules with vacations and parties. … Continue reading Summer Skin Savers and Beach Bag must-haves!
Do you have an old container in your cosmetic drawer with nail polishes from God -knows- when? Yeah, I did too. And I cleaned it out recently to replace them with new nail polishes that are known to have fewer chemicals. Many of us are doing nails at home now so why not make sure you have a good stash of safe polishes? You can … Continue reading Non Toxic is the new norm for nails
I’m pretty sure we all have some great beauty habits, with the wealth of online information we have access to. We all probably have some not-so-great habits too. What are your worst beauty habits? Any of these? Biting your nails and cuticles. This can be a hard to break habit. Some people have been doing it since childhood. Others do it when bored. Biting not only … Continue reading Conquering your worst beauty habits
Here’s my top 10 product lists, from skincare to wellness products to things to do to feel and look better! Many of these are my personal favorites, many best sellers for a reason…so ,in no particular order… Top 10 skincare Wild Rose Beauty Balm– wonder balm for all skin types, a cult favorite from NYR Organic Frankincense Intense Age Defying Serum– Instantly smooths and works … Continue reading Top 10 lists for natural beauty and wellness!
Once a year many of us do our deep spring cleaning. We’re often cleaning maniacs, going through closets, attics, garages and drawers. Do you include your cosmetics on your cleaning list? Whether it’s a cabinet, a bag or drawer, or like many of us, several places with various scattered cosmetics, it’s time to take a look at them. Some products may … Continue reading Have you Spring Cleaned your Cosmetic Drawer?
I’m sharing the top 4 posts of this past month from my Facebook group. Hope you get some value out of them- short and sweet, with some tips and a little positive inspiration ( I hope) Post 1– Tip: if you have sensitive skin and are trying a new product , try a little on that area of skin behind/under your ear. If no reaction … Continue reading Top posts of the month-skin, oils, Earthley and nature!
Do you know what part of your body shows aging as much as your face (or possibly more)? Your hands. Take a look down. I know when I did I was a bit surprised. Now I am nurturing those babies as much as I do my face. Women spend hundreds of dollars a year on face creams to look younger. We use sunscreen, wear hats, … Continue reading Don’t forget your hands need love too
If you’re lucky enough to grow tomatoes, you know you’re always in for a huge treat late summer. Picked at the height of the season, a fresh tomato is a mouthwatering delight for many people, myself included. Not only do tomatoes taste incredible, they are known to have potential benefits to skin! Lycopene and beta carotene can help protect skin against damage and UV damage. … Continue reading Tomatoes- for meals and for skin!
Some people are lucky to have naturally flawless skin. But for most of us, it takes work to keep our skin looking its best. Are you guilty of any of these habits? And keep reading for 8 better choices you can make to improve the look, texture, tone and radiance of your skin. 1~ going to bed with make up on. Just no. … Continue reading 8 habits that are hurting your skin
Embracing aging doesn’t mean we don’t want to look our best. Trust me I know. I waiver on that fine line between embracing it, fighting it and just ignoring it and living in the moment. The best thing though, is to embrace it by understanding we’re going to look older( while still feeling young), but we also want to look and feel our best, so … Continue reading 6 Ways to Look Younger Naturally
Despite the chill here in New York, I feel Spring. Oh thank the Universe for this beautiful changing of the seasons! Every year around this time, I’m done. D. O. N. E. Done. I’ve had it with cold, with staying home, with dry skin, with lack of sun… and then, here it comes FINALLY, one day, the sun is shining, the tulips are up and … Continue reading Emerging into Spring
When it comes to beauty, cleaning and healing, there are a few multi purpose items that I just love!! To be honest, for the longest time I never even realized that you could use one product for literally dozens of uses. Now I have know about these things, I literally use all of them daily around here. Plus it makes me feel kinda crunchy too. … Continue reading 4 Clever Multi Purpose Natural Products from your Kitchen!
You know those ” If I could have just one _____” posts? Well they’re not easy for me. I can’t choose one book, one movie, one food, one vacation spot, one beauty product…. Oh wait, I think I can. If I had to anyway. If I had to choose one product that I use DAILY, that I think is amazing for ALL skin types and … Continue reading One Bottle Skin Rescue
2019. Already flying by! Is this YOUR year? I know we say that each year. But it’s true. As the year starts and we grow older (and wiser for sure) we want to make it the BEST EVER! With so much focus nowadays on wellness, let’s make it OUR YEAR to go green and clean in as many ways as possible. It’s really all about … Continue reading Green and Clean in Twenty Nineteen!
I’m pretty sure most of you have heard of Frankincense by now. Whether as an essential oil or in skincare. Frankincense was new to me when I learned about it 6 years ago. To tell the truth, I hated the smell. Literally I was like UGH. Guess what? Fast forward a year from then and I was not only LOVING the scent, I was massaging … Continue reading Well, Hello, Frank! (Frankincense that is)
As an ex- hairdresser, I know hair treatments work. As someone with colored hair , I know they are helpful. And as someone who’s outside in the sun A LOT, I think they are necessary to help with the dryness and damage we get from the sun and the salt water( and chlorine too!). Applying this Rosemary and Cedarwood hair treatment once a week, when … Continue reading Summer Hair Rescue!
Clean Beauty. It’s all the buzz nowadays. It’s like we went too far and are now finally stepping back toward a good place- toward nature…back to what our great GREAT Grandmothers used, but mixed with modern day knowledge and science. Back to plant based, simple products. Back to home remedies and moisturizers that work without the nasties in them. What’s this trend toward clean … Continue reading Why Clean Beauty Matters
#NOURISH I JUST LOVE that word, do you? meaning: “to provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition” Consider this YOUR year to NOURISH yourself, starting this very minute MIND BODY and SOUL WITH GOOD HOMEMADE FOOD WITH GOOD NATURAL ORGANIC PRODUCTS WITH HERBS THAT SUPPORT OUR BODIES NOURISH your MIND with great books NOURISH your body by pampering…take … Continue reading Your Year to NOURISH Mind, Body and Spirit
Women sometimes fall into a beauty rut, unlike teenagers, who often change their looks year to year. Learning the art of switching things up and keeping on trend can not only make you look a little different each day, it can keep you looking younger too! Master the Eyeliner There’s nothing like perfectly symmetrical make up artist perfected eyes! But there may be nothing worse … Continue reading Small Beauty Changes to Master!
this post contains affiliate links, meaning at no additional cost to you, I will make a small commission if you make a purchase. Natural gifts are more and more popular and this is the time to share your love of natural, organic, ethical, safe products. When we’re shopping for others, we often grab for ourselves too. Ok, well maybe I’m just speaking for myself. … Continue reading Natural Holiday Beauty Gifts
Reduce your toxin exposure by making some simple one by one changes each week! Make changes that can only benefit your family! ~ Use a water filter for your tap water. No need for bottled water. ~ Switch to laundry washer balls or a non scented, non-dyed detergent and throw out dryer sheets for once and for all. I got rid of them years … Continue reading Simple Ways to Reduce Toxins in Your Home