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I’ve Been Green Washed By Tarte Cosmetics.

It's the weekend and I try hard to put the computer down and engage with my family but this is too urgent.  Ever accidentally find a clue that alerts your attention to something you're doing wrong unknowingly?  Then after that clue, a deluge of more clues are placed right in your lap?  Then when you realize you must close a door on something that isn't good, a beautiful window opens?  Well, that's been my last 3 days. Last week I wrote a post on 6 products you should replace so you can reduce … [Read more...]

Replace These 6 Products and GREATLY Reduce Your Daily Chemical Intake.

So many of you are starting your natural journey.  I have to confess, sometimes I forget that.  The passion behind this blog is to educate and help you transition into a healthier lifestyle, mainly with the beauty products you choose for you and your family.  Sometimes I lose sight of the fact that choosing or making safe products can be a new concept, so I wanted to write a post that will show you were to start.  Because let's face it-a natural lifestyle can be expensive and overwhelming.  … [Read more...]

Exfoliation 101-The Natural Way.

When people come to me in desperate need of a quick skin fix, I have 2 answers that I know will deliver major results.  The first one is to moisturize, then moisturizer some more.  The 2nd tip and what we will discuss today is to exfoliate.  Exfoliating your skin can make a massive and immediate difference.  Imagine erasing fine lines in 10 minutes!  Imagine going from rough, scaly skin to baby butt smooth.  The results are often that good! The thing about exfoliation is that there are so … [Read more...]

My Top 5 Beauty Hacks-To Save You Time, Toxins and Money!

I decided to round up some of my favorite beauty hacks!  These beauty tips are just too good to keep to myself any longer!  I have 5 tried and true beauty secrets that have changed my beauty routine for the better!  I know these tips will save you time, toxins and money!  It can be hard to be a natural girl in today's beauty world but these secrets actually prove that beauty can be simple and safe!  These secrets have been life savers.  So let's dig right in! #1 Dry Nails in a Flash: I … [Read more...]

Why I Avoid Fluoride

About two years ago I took my oldest daughter to get her teeth cleaned.  This was back when I was married and had a husband who I had to occasionally humor with his preference in consulting a doctor every time one of us sneezed.   I went in knowing I was not OK with fluoride but as the dental hygienist began to rake me over the coals for rejecting their fluoride treatment I realized that while I knew it was harmful, I did not know the reasons why.  Let me tell you, that hygienist, while sweet as … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale-5 Days Left!!

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is still going but there's only 5 days left!  As I was browsing this morning, I realized they had added more and re-stocked a lot of popular items!!  I thought I would pop in and give you another round up of the BEST deals! I haven't landed on which booties I'm getting but I stumbled upon THESE and love them, plus they are one of the cheaper pairs I've found.  I also love THESE wide leg jeans.  They are so in right now and super flattering! Of course, Kendra … [Read more...]

DIY Hair Brightening Toner

I have this tendency to go somewhat blonde in the summer.  I'm not sure why I'm still giving into this whim but inevitably, this brunette pushes the boundaries of nature and deals with damaged hair for the need of a lighter, more summery hair color.  It happens the same way each summer too-by about July, I'm brassy.  My hair looks unnatural and I'm dealing with the repercussions of bleach-FRIED HAIR. So I have to confess, I bought a purple shampoo that greatly compromised my natural beauty … [Read more...]

75% off Kate Spade-Surprise Sale!

Kate Spade seems to do a "surprise sale" about 2x a year.  This is the time to strike if you're in need of a well made, classic bag!  I have several Kate Spade bags and love the quality as well as the style.  During this sale $400+ bags are down as low as $130!  You can't beat it!  I also LOVE Kate Spade earrings and like to load up on studs for $20 each!  Like the bags, Kate Spade jewelry is great quality and lasts.  I've got THIS huge weekender in mind! This sale ends tomorrow so don't … [Read more...]

Tarte-Friends & Family Sale-30% off EVERYTHING!

Is this a week for sales or what?  We've got the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, 75% off at Kate Spade, huge mark downs at Tory Burch and 30% off EVERYTHING at Tarte!  Not only is Tarte offering 30% off, they also have free shipping on orders above $40! A few things I'm excited to buy are the Creaseless 12 Hour Smoothing Eye Primer.  I'm having major issues with my eye shadow these days.  I'm also trying their Amazonian Clay Waterproof Brow Pencil.  I'm in need of more Gifted Mascara, my … [Read more...]

Good Being July Beauty Box

Another month, another beauty box!  The Good Being July box contains several great products, a few of which I'm using on a daily bases!   I've discovered a whole new set of natural skin care and makeup companies that are safe, thanks to this lovely natural beauty box subscription!  Enjoy discovering these new products and go HERE is you'd like your own natural beauty box like this one!There are two products in this months box from Mai Couture.  The first are blotting papers infused with vitamins … [Read more...]

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Is Here!

It's that time of year again..... The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale comes every July and offers some of the best discounts on fall/winter clothes you'll see all year.  In fact, it's the biggest sale Nordstrom has all year.  I know it's 100 degrees outside for most of us but now is a good time to snag some deals for when the weather does cool down. AAANNNNDDD-I've taken the guess work out of it for you so you can stay in that summer state of mind!  I've included some simple and affordable pieces … [Read more...]

Etsy Flash Sale!

This weekend only I'm offering 25% off the Firming Facial Oil, the coQ10 Sea Buckthorn Facial Oil and the 4-piece DELUX kit!  This is an incredible savings on my most popular products! 4-Piece Set Description: Detox Oil Cleanser-This cleanser contains Organic Unrefined Coconut Oil, Organic Castor Oil, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Beeswax and Eucalyptus, Roman Chamomile and Clove Essential Oils. This cleanser is to be used with the oil cleansing method. Oil is incredibly efficient at purging … [Read more...]

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