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Help! A Reader Needs Your Green Beauty Gift Ideas for Her Teenage Daughter!

Take a moment and pretend you are either a) about to turn 16 and have a serious thing for green beauty because you are wise beyond your years, or b) there’s a nearly 16 year old beauty in your life who you want to pamper with green beauty goodies. Now add to these scenarios a serious nut allergy. What would your green beauty wish list or gift list look like? One of our readers wrote in seeking your gift ideas for her daughter’s sweet sixteen. Here’s what she says: While I’ve enjoyed my switch over to clean beauty products over […]

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Brigit’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine…Exposed!

This gorgeous routine has us longing for an Australian vacation (where it’s summertime!). And is it just us, or does it seem like Australia has a thriving green beauty scene? Name: Brigit Age: 47 City: Perth, Western Australia Weather: Hot! Skin: Fair skin, a bit pink, combination Hair: Fair hair, naturally wavy Favorite star from the past: Lauren Hutton in the 1970s Using natural products is a pretty new thing for me. I became aware of them a few years ago when I became vegetarian (I’m now closer to vegan) and began searching for cruelty-free choices. It was such a […]

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3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Natural Mascara

I’ve had my ups and downs with natural mascara (who hasn’t?), but over the last year or so natural mascara has really improved. I don’t get those pangs of longing for the old stuff anymore. A handful of them perform as well as conventional mascaras, and I’ve been impressed by mascaras from RMS Beauty, W3LL People, Antonym, and 100% Pure. Maybe you’ve found your holy grail mascara, maybe not. Whatever you’re using, you can extend the life and performance of your mascara by following these tips. 1. Consider ditching the eyelash curler. Yes, you read that correctly. Many women revere eyelash […]

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How To Make Chai With Healing Spices

  If you’ve tried chai, chances are you ordered a chai tea latte from Starbucks or purchased ready-made chai tea concentrate or tea bags from the store. As with most things, the homemade version is far tastier and more robust. In just a few minutes, you can make your own chai blend that will ward off that winter chill, get your blood circulating thanks to the spice quotient, and save you some cash in the process. Aromatic spices lend incredible flavor to chai as well as a heaping dose of health benefits. Spices contain antioxidants and other healing compounds that help […]

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Happy Friday Deal From KYPRIS + Citrine!

As promised, we have a special Friday Deal with KYPRIS! If you didn’t catch Rebecca’s review of KYPRIS’ lovely products yesterday, she gives you all the reason in the world to check out this luxurious skincare line. So here’s the deal… When you purchase a Beauty Elixir from KYPRIS or from Citrine Natural Beauty you’ll receive deluxe samples of each of KYPRIS’ serums — the Moonlight Catalyst, the Clearing Serum, and the Antioxidant Dew. The deal is good through this Sunday, January 25th. No code necessary! Just make your purchase at KYPRIS or Citrine Natural Beauty and you’ll automatically receive these deluxe goodies with your order […]

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Are You Ready For The Skin You Wish You Had? KYPRIS Will Get You There (Product Review)

  You may have noticed I haven’t posted in a while. I’ve had big things brewing at work (unrelated to my NMDL life), and some extraordinary stress to match my new level of responsibility. This has made my skin situation sketchy at times, but in the midst of it all, I discovered a game-changing product line. I have the lucky conundrum of too many products to try, whether purchased in a fit of extravagance – which happens far too often – or generously given to me by a company. It’s one thing to try a new shade of lipstick. There’s […]

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Eve’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine… Exposed!

We love a woman who takes her skincare seriously, even on those mornings when time is scarce. If you would rather skip makeup than miss a step in your skincare routine, you’re in good company with this super clean morning routine! Name: Eve Age: 22 City: Toronto, Canada Skin: Very light (RMS un-coverup 00), with yellow undertones. Very dry, prone to eczema with the odd hormonal breakout. Hair: Long, dark brown and somewhere halfway between wavy and curly. Favorite star from the past: I’d have to say Shirley Temple. When I was little I used to rent her early movies […]

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5 Ways Your Skin Is Trying to Tell You Something

Even after I switched to green beauty products, my skin acted up. It still sometimes got irritated and angry when I tried new products. When I switched fully over to being gluten-free, my skin went through a little detox. When I tried the Whole30, my face (and body) gave me a little push back. When I went off of birth control, my skin pretty much yelled at me for four months. Even when I don’t drink enough water, I see more visible fine lines on my forehead. My point? Lots of things can mess with our skin, even transitions to new, healthier […]

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