Karolina’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine… Exposed!

Oh Karolina. We soon for Laetitia, too. Karolina is new to green beauty, but you would hardly know it from her beauty stash. She’s clearly finding her way around just fine… and in style, too! Name:  Karolina Age:  31 City:  London Hair: brown with highlights, medium length, straight, quite dry Skin: dry, olive toned with some hyperpigmentation since I tan very easily Favorite star from the past:  Laetitia Casta—she is just so naturally beautiful, and her skin is so glowy and healthy looking. I have loved her since she first started modeling and I was a teen. I’ve always been a huge […]


Are You There, Gut? It’s Me, Depression

What does the gut have to do with depression, and how can you convince your gut to lead you in a positive direction? If those are questions on your mind today, you came to the right place. We’ve dealt with all sorts of issues related to wellness and beauty on NMDL, and what’s more beautiful than a healthy body, mind and spirit? And we know, they all go together. To be clear, I’m not claiming to be an expert on depression – I’m speaking from my own experience, in the hope that it will resonate with others and possibly help […]


Kyana’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine… Exposed!

Kyana has taken her routine into her own hands by replacing some key staples with her own DIYs. We love a woman who knows what she wants and how to get it! Enjoy this fun routine.  Name: Kyana Age: 38 City: New York, NY Skin: Combination and sensitive, with a bit of hyperpigmentation on cheeks from sporadic hormonal breakouts (yay). Reactive to changes in season/weather. Happiest when hydrated. Hair: Long, thick and dark, with varying textures of coils and curls. Favorite Star From The Past: Diana Ross circa 1970’s. Just fab. In the morning… I wish I were a morning […]


3 Setting Powders That Banish Extra Shine

  For years my biggest skincare concern (apart from breakouts) was figuring out how to keep my face looking matte throughout the day, and I developed all kinds of tricks for taming that middle-of-the-day shine that can take over the t-zone. I eventually replaced my weird blue Clean & Clear blotting sheets with Tatcha’s blotting papers (thanks Siobhan!), and while I’m more balanced now thanks to introducing oils into my routine and getting a little older, the reality is that I live in a very humid climate. I could go through an unreasonable number of those precious abaca leaf blotting […]


How I’m Staying (Mostly) Blemish Free

We’re bringing this post back as a timely follow up to our discussion about acne-banishing toners last week. ‘Tis the season for breakouts! A few months back, I entered a phase of having stress breakouts.  This was something more than just the very specifically timed hormonal breakouts I’ve been used to.  Although Annmarie Gianni’s oil really works for those hormonal breakouts, it can be drying if used too often on the more sensitive parts of my face, plus I’m not in love with the scent.  I decided to try some new products. There’s no better way to feel beautiful and confident […]


Happy Friday Deal From Citrine Natural Beauty!

Just in time for summer, we’ve got a sweet little Friday Deal from Citrine Natural Beauty Bar so you can stock up on whatever you need to make it through the season with beautiful skin and hair, minus the toxins. Citrine Natural Beauty Bar is giving No More Dirty Looks readers 15% off on all orders of $100 or more. Just use the code NMDL15 at checkout. Going big? Get 20% off when you spend $200 or more using the code NMDL20. The deal ends this Sunday, so shop away! Shopping for clean makeup? Citrine has you covered with RMS Beauty, Antonym, […]


Help! A Reader Seeks a Clean, Acne-Banishing Toner

Got a minute to talk toners? Like really active toners? A reader named Clare has her eye on a not-so-clean cult beauty product, one that promises to exfoliate and banish acne, but she’d love to avoid some of the unfriendly ingredients. Here’s what she says… “I’m pretty in tune with spritz-y toners—hydrating delights like May Lindstrom’s Jasmine Garden and all of Yuli’s Elixirs. I wish I was one of those people who can use a hydrating toner and a lovely facial oil and call it a day. But alas, my skin isn’t that easy-going. So I’m talking serious acne-banishing, exfoliating […]


Nani’s Morning Skin & Hair Routine… Exposed!

Oh what fun! Clean products we’ve never heard of, brilliant DIYs and a friendly + lovely voice to set the scene for us. Enjoy this gem of a routine. Name: Nani Age: 22 Location: San Francisco, CA Current weather: Typical winds/clouds with the occasional sunshine Skin: Oily forehead and normal/dry everywhere else, scars easily, discoloration Hair: Curly, unpredictable, dark, long Favorite Star of the Past: Deborah Kerr I was first motivated to begin checking what was going in my products when the psoriasis on my scalp got even worse than usual after haircuts (where they would wash my hair with […]


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