As you might have guessed, I’m not into toxic beauty products. I mean, there was a time when I couldn’t have cared less about clean ingredients. But that time period was in a different life. And my days of buying things simply based on appealing advertising are over. Your skin literally drinks in whatever you put on it. And the last things you want is to lather on toxins Especially when … [Read more...] about 3 Clean Ingredients Cleansers That Work
What’s a healthy, holistic living girl to do? A good pair of sandals is nothing without pretty painted toes. But many nail polish options are full of toxic chemicals that can wreak havoc with your health! The good news today is that we’re talking about cleaner nail polish. First, let’s get into the dirty details of most conventional nail polish options. Because behind those pretty colors sits a … [Read more...] about 5 Non-Toxic Nail Polish Options (EWG Safe Brands)
Making the decision to use cleaner beauty products was easy. Finding a non-toxic mascara that didn’t totally suck was hard. Quite frankly, my quest for an amazing non-toxic mascara was so flaky, streaky, and disappointing. What’s a girl to do to get a quality, natural, eye popping look? There are so many quality lines of clean makeup. I’ve found amazing products from foundations, to lipstick, … [Read more...] about My Favorite Brands of Non-Toxic Mascara
You know what scares me more than bacteria? All the toxins hiding in most conventional cleaning products. Those are totally frightening. Up until about 7 years ago, I would clean with whatever was available. The harsher the better. But as I moved to a healthier lifestyle, I craved using products that were easier on my body. And the more I learned about the potential side effects of all the … [Read more...] about 5 Natural Ways To Clean Your Home (Make It Sparkle!)
I love air fresheners. But what I don’t love is their overpowering perfume smell. The older I get, the more they just smell to me like chemicals. And while I want my bathroom and my car to smell clean, I want the solution to be non-toxic. The toxic bunch Have you ever read the label of some of your favorite air fresheners? There’s nothing natural or “fresh” about them. You’ll see fragrance, … [Read more...] about 2 Homemade Non-Toxic Air Fresheners for Bathroom & Car
The girly girl in me loves trying on new makeup. A little known fact about me is that I once dabbled with the idea of becoming a makeup artist. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become extremely picky about the makeup I wear. I won’t let anything touch me skin that isn’t made of clean ingredients that are non-toxic. And that’s why I was super excited to try Vapour Organic Beauty. (Full disclosure: I … [Read more...] about Vapour Organic Beauty: My Review
My husband and I are like two peas in a pod. Except when it comes to our entertainment choices. He likes to relax to sports and anime. I chill-out to gritty dramas and off-beat comedies. But there’s one thing we can agree upon. Relaxation time is that much more enjoyable when you turn off the lights and burn some frankincense and lavender candles. I used to always fill my house with relaxing … [Read more...] about Frankincense and Lavender Calming Candles for “OMG, I Wanna Scream Days!
For years, I was super passionate about all the food I put inside my body. But I didn’t think twice about my toxic beauty regimen. Because I thought of nutrition as only having to do with food, and having nothing to do with lifestyle. Then one day, it hit me... I started reading the labels on the products I used on my skin and in my home like I read the labels on my food. My gosh, what the … [Read more...] about A Non-Toxic, Natural, Beauty Regimen