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Help! A Reader Has Acne Scars…

Acne is never fun, but to add insult to injury, we’re often left with dark marks and scars from the infection—even when we behave ourselves and resist fussing with it! So what’s the deal? Will these pesky marks ever heal? One of our readers recently wrote in asking about our favorite treatments for acne scar reduction. Here’s what she says… “I have a sensitive, acne/cystic acne prone skin, with redness, red scars and some indented scarring, and I was hesitating between Laurel Sun Damage Repair Serum and Yuli Cell Perfecto PM to help them fade. I have never tried Yuli’s products, […]

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What’s Your Dream Friday Deal?

We love treating you to our special Friday Deals. How do you feel about them? We’d love your feedback… Collaborating with our favorite clean beauty brands and retailers to bring you exclusive discounts and promotions gives  you the chance to try new products and restock on favorites, and it gives us a chance to gush about the things we love. (What can we say—when you love something you want to share it!) We do our best to stay on top of the new new and to share products that are making a true difference in our lives, but we know you have your […]

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Help! A Reader Needs Wedding Makeup Advice!

Wedding season is around the corner. We know because we just got our first 2016 request for help on the topic from one of our readers, Caroline. Here’s what she says… I have been reading your blog for years and have valued and benefited from its advice and input! I am getting married soon and am looking for recommendations about longer lasting natural makeup—especially for primers, concealers, and eye shadows—that will also photography nicely. Do you have any suggestions? – Caroline You might recall what Nicolle wore for her wedding day—classic—but there have been so many new product releases since then, […]

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Reader Poll: What Was Your Favorite Clean Beauty Discovery of 2015?

We’re just about a month into 2016, and my head is already spinning with excitement over the new product releases we’re expecting (and already seeing) this year from some of the most innovative brands in clean beauty. Last January we did a little check in with this fun reader poll and got a huge response, so tell us… What did you discover in 2015 that changed your routine or lifestyle for the better? If not a favorite product, how about a favorite DIY, resource or beauty tool you ran across? At the time of our last poll, we predicted 2015 would be the biggest […]

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Help! A Reader Needs Coconut Oil Free Shampoo + Conditioner!

You know this as well as we do—coconut oil is ubiquitous in clean beauty. I mean, it’s one of the keystone ingredients of this movement, so when you have an intolerance to it—as our reader Kristen does—things get very, very tricky. Let’s hear Kirsten out and see if we can collectively give her some help. Here’s what she says… “I have tried to make the move to clean beauty. But I’ve discovered I am intolerant to coconut—I can’t eat it or put it on my skin—and EVERYTHING contains coconut. Can you suggest shampoo and conditioner that don’t contain coconut? And […]

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