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What’s That? Wednesday: Matcha

What’s That? Wednesday: Matcha

Matcha If you haven’t seen pictures of green, frothy beverages floating around social media, you may be living under a rock! Matcha is the newest ‘trend’ in morning beverages – and for good reason, too! Matcha has wonderful benefits when consumed: No jitters/enhances your sense […]

What’s That? Wednesday: Phenoxyethanol

What’s That? Wednesday: Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol This week’s focus is Phenoxyethanol. If you haven’t heard of Phenoxyethanol, chances are, something in your cabinet has Phenoxyethanol in it. Phenoxyethanol is a commonly used synthetic preservative in the cosmetics world. It is derived from petroleum and thus, is a controversial ingredient in […]

What’s That? Wednesday: Blue Tansy

What’s That? Wednesday: Blue Tansy

Hi beauties! I have started What’s That? Wednesday, a weekly investigation into ingredients you may hear about (good or bad) in the clean beauty world. This week, I am going to dive into Blue Tansy! Blue Tansy You may wonder how some natural, clean beauty […]

What’s That? Wednesday: Hyaluronic Acid

What’s That? Wednesday: Hyaluronic Acid

Hi beauties! Introducing What’s That? Wednesday! I thought that I would take some time each week to highlight what I’ve learned from researching particular ingredients (both good and bad) that are common in skincare and makeup products. Hyaluronic Acid Hyaluronic acid (or HA) is found […]

My Valentine’s Day Gift to My Husband!

My Valentine’s Day Gift to My Husband!

We usually don’t go all out/get anything extravagant for each other for Valentine’s Day. We both enjoy putting gifts together for one another, so we use this holiday as a fun excuse! This year, as my husband was unwrapping his gifts, I realized that somehow […]

Moisture vs. Hydration

Moisture vs. Hydration

You hear or read that products moisturize and/or hydrate your skin. Great. But what does this actually mean? And why do you need it? And wait, moisturize and hydrate are two different things? I was always under the impression that moisturize and hydrate were synonyms […]

Post Super Bowl Detox!

Post Super Bowl Detox!

To be honest, I don’t care at all about football. I never have. But every year I attend the same Super Bowl party…pretend to watch the game, laugh at the commercials, and indulge in tasty food I don’t normally eat. I am usually a pretty […]

Easily Accessible Clean Beauty!

Easily Accessible Clean Beauty!

Clean beauty is only getting bigger! As people become more and more aware of the lack of regulation and the surplus of awful, toxic, filler ingredients in their products, they will search for green beauty products that are easily accessible! Well, I’ve done the hard […]

About Me

About Me

Have you ever taken a second to map out why you’re at where you’re at in life? I know, deep, right? But really, why are you working the job that you are? Why do you fill your weekends with a certain activity? Why do you […]

Yay! The Clean Beauty Revolution is here…

Yay! The Clean Beauty Revolution is here…

The Today show recently featured a (short!) segment on clean beauty, highlighting the lack of regulation within beauty products. Check it out here! The fact is: we are far behind the times. Not only is animal testing still a thing; the ingredients that we put […]