BEAUTY

Ellen Holder and Spirit Demerson

2 Top Organic Beauty Experts to Love

Good products made by good people are easier to come by now than they were even a few years ago. Still, you have to read your labels and follow brands you trust. One such brand is made by my awesome friend, Ellen Holder. I’ve talked about Ellen here before, who, until very recently, owned CarenOnline. […] Read more…

Mineral Sunscreens

Why It’s Important to Choose Mineral Sunscreen

If there is one item I look forward to stocking up on each year, it’s sunscreen. Why? It means warmer weather is almost here! Choosing the perfect sun protection, on the other hand, can be quite tricky. It has to be effective and safe, of course. I also have to like the look and feel […] Read more…

Dark Circle Fix

A French Fix for Dark Circles

Hey, how was your spring break? Or are you on it now? Well, I must say mine was a much needed dose of sun, humidity, warmth, and relaxation. My fave stuff. I’m still dreaming of palm trees and sand from the Midwest. But anyway, back to reality. You know how your beauty issues change? Season […] Read more…

Spring Fever, Pretty Stuff + a Giveaway

Spring Fever, Pretty Stuff + a Giveaway

While spring may not be here quite yet, it is starting to feel like it’s peeking around the corner. I have the fever + can’t wait to add some spring-i-ness to my scene. Brighter colors for wardrobe, pretty makeup hues, floraly scents. C’mon Spring, we’re ready for ya! So in the spirit of spring, here […] Read more…

B Leaf Botanics Replenish Review

B Leaf Botanics Replenish Review + Giveaway

You love a great eye cream, right? One that’s moisturizing but not greasy? Has some anti-aging benefits? Works well under makeup? Perfect for day or night? Found it! Actually it found me…my friend Ellen, creator of the fabulous B Leaf Botanics and owner of CarenOnline.com, sent me a bottle to try out. A brand new […] Read more…

List Love January 2014

List :: Love

Yee haw, it’s Friday again! Fun plans for the weekend? Nothing big here, which means the iPad & I are gonna get cozy + do some reading. Here’s what that will look like: Kinda want to try this, just for home (using this, of course) May give swapping a try, have you done it? Ogling […] Read more…

Blades Natural Beauty

Product Love :: Blades Natural Beauty

Boy do I have a lot of products to review! Seems like a ton of them came in over the holiday season. Always fun, but I am a bit behind in reviewing them. Here’s one, though, that I had to get right to. Jessa Blades has been on my radar for a long time now. […] Read more…

What the Heck Are “Natural” Beauty Products?

In the latest issue of InStyle magazine they included some coverage of natural cosmetics. I always love to see stuff like this in mainstream media. Even if they don’t get it exactly right, at least it brings more attention to natural products. Ok, so the article Do They Really Work? included some truly safe products, […] Read more…

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