Do you get the summer frizzies? Does your hair act like an untamed animal when the humidity kicks in? I live in an area of the country where the humidity is thick, even swampy at times. In addition, it has been one of the rainiest summers we’ve had in a while.
Did you know that traditional sunscreen isn’t the only way to protect your skin from sun damage? Many botanical oils and natural ingredients have sun protection power but these alone don’t qualify as “sunscreen” according to the FDA, so they aren’t often thought of as an important part of a robust sun protection strategy.
If you’re serious about finding a skincare line with the purest organic natural ingredients available, then allow me to introduce you to Bottega Organica. This line takes natural ingredients to a new level by formulating according to their own patented scientific discoveries on the anti-aging effectiveness of plants.
Summertime is ripe with opportunities to get roughed up. Cuts, scrapes, bruises, bug bites and sunburns or skin irritations from the heat and humidity… it can take its toll and leave you with unsightly scars or itchiness that takes forever to stop.
As much as I love skincare and makeup, fragrance is the thing I get most excited about from the ever-growing clean beauty catalogue. Perfume is where botanical ingredients really demonstrate their range. Plants have so much to offer by way of scent...
How long has it been since you had a popsicle? We have a few gourmet popsicle makers where I live, and they substitute the typical weird-science ingredients and flavorings with real fruits and foods. You can actually find some pretty healthy fruit and yogurt popsicles in grocery stores these days, but it is so easy to make your own and tailor the recipe...
In the summer when we’re lured outside by gorgeous warm weather, it’s more important than ever to choose an SPF with physical protection from mineral filters like zinc oxide. Sunscreens that use chemical filters like oxybenzone and avobenzone are the most common sunscreens on the market, but they come with some serious toxicity concerns
A friend and I joked recently that we both have a lipstick obsession because we are useless when it comes to eye makeup. It’s true that I’m pretty much a one trick pony in the eye department, so it makes sense that my lipstick collection dwarfs my eye shadow collection.
With its vegan, non-toxic and conditioning formula plus bold colors and chic packaging, it’s impossible not to lust over Axiology. The founder, Ericka Rodriguez, has gone above and beyond to make Axiology a unique offering among a growing number of clean options...
Plain, full fat yogurt (preferably organic) is a wonderful scalp and hair treatment thanks to lactic acid and zinc. The lactic acid is moisturizing and can help calm an itchy, irritated scalp as well as gently exfoliate the scalp. It gives hair a nice soft texture.