All posts tagged: natural

Brooklyn Brand Spotlight: skinnyskinny organics

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Beauty / Brooklyn Brand Spotlight

One of my favorite aspects of the Brooklyn-made movement is the focus on active and effective ingredients. Yes, it matters that packaging is pretty and attractive, but its the quality ingredients and formula that matter more. Certified organic, fair trade, cold-pressed, extra-virgin, wild-crafted – these terms are something I look for in the ingredient lists of my skincare products. I’m incredibly excited to feature skinnyskinny as a Brooklyn brand that you need to know about! I believe skinny skinny has […]

Product Picks for the Acne-Prone

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Beauty

  Ah, acne. Bane of my existence and probably yours too when you decided to read this post. Whether the reasons for acne are fluctuating hormone levels, your diet, stress, or that new product you decided to try out, cleansing and moisturizing your face can be hard to do when you have acne. From the outside at least, your skin might look like a battlefield with mini-volcanoes on your face that threaten eruption all the […]

Dealing With Green Product Sticker Shock

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Honest Talk

I have to admit, I nod along and hum in sympathetic agreement every time someone tells me they thought about subscribing to a “green” or clean beauty routine, but they just cannot get past the sticker shock of how expensive green products are. Just recently, I gave my dad’s female co-workers a couple of unused samples of natural and organic products that they ended up loving. And when one of them looked up the full-size […]

Californian Body Love: Hermosa Beach Soap Co.

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Body

From the mounds of snow on the sidewalk to the dark wintry skies, Brooklyn is probably not the best place to be right now. But nothing cheers me up like a good bar of soap! And luckily for me, Hermosa Beach Soap Co.‘s motto is that they make incredibly happy soaps and all-natural body products. I was even more delighted to find that the Hermosa Beach Soap Co. also makes their very own natural Laundry Powders! How cool […]

Hello, Incredible: La Bella Figura’s Découverte Under Eye Serum

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Eyes

Description: .33oz/10 ml rollerball Ingredients: 100% Pure Organic Argan (Argania Spinosa) Kernel Oil, Organic Opuntia Ficus Indica (Barbary Fig) Seed Oil, Organic Rosa Rubiginosa (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Wild-crafted Lycopersicion Esculentum (Tomato) Seed Oil, Wild-crafted Raw Coffea Arabica (Green Coffee Bean) Oil, Wild-crafted Rosa Damascena (Rose Otto) Flower Oil, Organic Tanacetum Annuum (Blue Tansy) Flower Oil, Organic Helichrysum Italicum Oil, Organic Cymbopogon Martinii Motia (Palmarosa) Oil, Organic Lavandulia Augustifolia (Lavender) Oil. I should probably start off by […]