Let's be real, I know we all love a nice glittery cut crease and the shimmery glow of highlight applied to our cheekbones. Although I haven't quite mastered either one, I can definitely appreciate (and envy) them when I see them. That shimmery glow that we love so much is likely due to a mineral … Continue reading Your Beauty Products Might Still Be Exploiting Child Labor…in 2017
As the title of this post suggests, I didn't have great success with the products I tried this month. I tried five products, and I would say I'm extremely happy with only one of them. The rest received a rating from "meh" all the way down to "never buying this again." Let's get started, shall we? … Continue reading March: A sad month for new beauty products
Now that winter is hopefully coming to an end and spring is beginning, it's time to shift our go-to beauty products to those that will brighten our complexion so we can radiate bright spring vibes. If these items aren't in your arsenal, it's time to invest in them! Even if you do, give some of these … Continue reading Five must-have beauty products to transition to spring
As the new year is settling in, I've been slowly practicing what I preach and converting my cosmetics and skin care to natural products. I've decided to do this roundup of natural products I've been using each month as I make that transition. These are products I've purchased throughout January and February. As the title … Continue reading Product review roundup: Kylie Cosmetics to Trader Joe’s
During the holiday season, everyone is always in need of an extra item to fill a stocking or a small gift for a gift exchange. These gifts should be thoughtful and useful, but we definitely don't want to spend a fortune on them either. If you've got a beauty lover in your life, here are … Continue reading 10 organic beauty stocking stuffers under $10
The Environmental Working Group recently found that thousands of products on the site claim to be organic, yet they have very poor Skin Deep ratings. Despite being branded as "organic", these products have hidden ingredients that are synthetic and/or harmful to your body. How can they get away with this? The U.S. Department of Agriculture only … Continue reading Lack of regulation allows misleading ‘organic’ claims on beauty products
Imagine just throwing out all of your beauty products one day and starting from scratch. Honestly, the idea terrifies me. This is exactly what 20-year-old Brianna Cryar did after discovering the alarming ingredients found in commercial skin care products, such as sulfates, parabens, phthalates, artificial fragrance, artificial preservatives and artificial coloring. Many of these chemical … Continue reading Natural skin care product company started by UF student
The beauty products you use can impact your health and well-being, either negatively or positively, depending on the ingredients in them. Many of the well-known, commercial brand products actually contain harmful ingredients that you never knew about.