I recently tried some goodies from Go! Go! Beauty. These products are so darn cute! I love the “Go! Go! Girls” – each girl represents the scents from her part of the world. There’s an Asian, Latin, African and European girl. I tried the African “Emerald Canopy” shea butter body lotion that has 5% African shea butter, the Asian green… View Post
I’m all for sexy white-skinned vampires (a la Bella and Edward) but we all know dark tans are slimming (and blinding people on the beach with my white thighs is just embarrassing). We also know that roasting in the sun is a quick and easy way to get skin cancer. Enter Tarte’s celluFIGHT, a why-didn’t-someone-think-of-this-before product, that combines a self-tanner… View Post
So even though I’m pretty good at taking care of the skin on my face and neck, when it comes to my body, I tend to forget that it needs some extra attention too. That’s why I was so excited to find Shea Terra Organics HoneyBush Peach Body Nectar Spray. Yeah, that’s a mouthful, but maybe it needs a long… View Post
Aveda is one of my favorite cruelty-free lines, and I was super excited to try these products from their new sun care line. I’ve been able to get to the beach a few times in the last month, so I tried them out. I tried the Aveda Sun Care Hair and Body Cleanser, Protective Hair Veil, and After-Sun Masque.
We’ve all had rough nights that may or may not have involved the following: adult beverages, uncomfortable heels, yelling over loud music, eating crappy food and staying up until the crack of dawn. I myself, have never stooped to such shenanigans, but I’ve heard about others who do. Okay, who am I kidding – I’m hungover right now. At least… View Post
Who doesn’t need a chocolate-fix from time to time? Inspired by her desire to create gourmet skincare dedicated to making you feel beautiful, Lisa Françoise created Sweet Beauty. With a passion for skin care—and chocolate, she has united her esthetician background and chocolate lover’s taste to create Sweet Beauty’s skincare line, featuring organic, fair trade certified chocolate. Lisa’s philosophy is… View Post
In this new economy, it’s time to get creative. If the wallet isn’t agreeing with everyday beauty budgets, scan the kitchen cabinets for ingredients to create fresh, homemade, and even organic beauty solutions. For brilliant hair: – To help mend split ends rub olive or coconut oil onto the ends of hair. Leave in for 30 minutes and then shampoo as usual…. View Post
It’s not easy being green. With so many companies embracing the “green” movement, sometimes it’s not easy to figure out what’s behind all the claims. The cosmetics industry is largely unregulated when compared to other industries like the food and drug sector. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) does not require the FDA to approve every single… View Post