The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty’s Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen (Running Press (April 22, 2014) It’s no secret that I prefer homemade beauty products to store-bought ones. And I think the best beauty treatments are those that can be made with stuff from the garden or maybe the fridge. The Recipe for Radiance: Discover […]
When it comes to offenders of chemicals and hair and scalp damage, hair spray is one of the worst. This easy recipe will actually boost hair health over time.
One thing we’ve learned lately is that cheaper isn’t always better. So with this in mind, I’ve put together a great list of organic, sustainable, or made in the US, clothing and jewelry/accessory items.
For many, hair gel is essential, especially for men or those with coarse hair. Thankfully nature does provide us with safer alternatives to commercial chemicals. This recipe is not only vegan, but it may actually help make hair healthier. Play around with it until you find a consistency that works well for you. Ingredients: 2/3 […]
Sometimes you just want to rush out the door and don’t have time for a major overhaul of your face. Or, you love the finished look you get with cream foundation and powder — you just feel more pulled together and “finished.” This face powder is a delight, so smooth and silky with a light-medium […]
This recipe can detangle even the curliest of hair and slowly restore even the most badly damaged hair.
This no-poo shampoo recipe is simple enough and contains none of the waxes and oils that shampoo companies use to hide the chemical burn damage of their products.
When I was 20 & 30 I had absolutely no need for cream or liquid foundation. Ah, youth…my skin was perfect. Or as close as it was going to get. I was even blessed to NOT have acne or any blemishes on my face, blessed indeed. Then came my 40’s, and it brought gifts of […]
As part of my Ultimate Organic Makeup and Skin Care Shopping Guide I was sent some Organic Wear makeup to review from Physicians Formula. I received the Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer, the Organic Wear CC Cream (Color Correcting Cream), and the Organic Wear Mascara which I was very excited to get since it can be […]
I always carry big in pregnancy. Even from my first, I got all kinds of fun questions about how many were in there, when I was ready to pop, etc – and that was all before the third trimester! So, when I found out I was pregnant with #4, I figured I’d have quite a […]
In our quest to replace crappy, cheap, and harmful clothes with better alternatives as they wear out, I have been looking for organic clothing companies to support. I consider these items an investment because I’m learning to see them as an ultimate savings – when I spend $45 on a shirt that is organic and […]
As part of my effort to make a switch in not only what I put IN my body, but what I put ON my body, I am exploring options for natural, organic, and more earth-friendly cosmetic options. I had a chance to review some of the LUSH makeup in their Color Supplement and Emotional Brilliance […]