Nicolle’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine… Exposed!

Though I’ve been writing for NMDL for more than a year and a half, I have yet to submit my morning routine! It’s changed a lot in the last year, as I struggled with some health complications and skin reactions, but I’m happy to report that my current routine has my skin looking better than ever. Whoo! Name: Nicolle Age: 27 Current weather: Ha. It’s snowing, and the temperature is well below zero. City: Minneapolis, #Minnesnowta Hair:... Read More

The Sacred Scent of Palo Santo (For Hair and Body)

Palo Santo Tree (the oil comes from fallen branches or dead trees) Despite my sensitive skin and nose, or maybe because of them, I am a lover of essential oils.  I’ve been playing around with my own blends for years, so I can’t believe that I didn’t know about Palo Santo until recently.  Also known as Holy Wood, it has quite a unique scent.  It’s somewhat comparable to a high quality frankincense, with the addition of an ever-so-soft woody... Read More

Silvy’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine… Exposed!

We love this mix of DIY and clean products! Enjoy this lovely routine from the Rocky Mountains. If your skin is dry this winter, Silvy’s got you covered. Name: Silvy Age: 25 City: Denver, Colorado Current weather: Very cold, and very, very dry, but the snow is pretty! Hair: Shoulder length, mostly straight but waves with a bit of humidity. Tends to be oilier, and a bit fine. I’ve been using a mixture of indigo and henna on it about... Read More

Tara’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine… Exposed!

Meet Tara! Love tea? She’s got you covered. Need some makeup application tips? Ditto. Name: Tara Age: 24 City: Colorado Springs Current Weather: Sunny but in the mid 30s Skin: Dry and acne prone- that lovely combination Hair: Long, wavy brown and thankfully relatively stress free Favorite Star: I couldn’t think of one from the past so can I say Shiva Rose? I absolutely love her site The Local Rose and think she’s such a lovely women and... Read More

Alison’s Morning Skin and Hair Routine…Exposed!

Gosh, we love you guys. You’re always giving back. Take, for example, this lovely routine from Alison, who reminds us that everyday should begin with kisses. Isn’t that just the sweetest thing? Name: Ali Age: 39 Hometown: Brooklyn Weather: Autumn in NY! Skin: Combo, fragrance sensitive, thankfully generally clear, dark circles I’ve had my whole life Hair: Long, wavy/curly, fine but tons of it, can get a bit dry Star: Gena Rowlands.... Read More

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