All posts tagged: organic

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 […]

Potent and Pure: Odacit√© Serum Concentrates + The Detox Market Giveaway

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Beauty / Giveaway

The Odacit√© serum concentrates makes the two parts of me so very happy: the plant-based beauty lover and the science-junkie. Not only do I get to spoil my skin by the very best organic and cold-pressed virgin plant oils, I also get to know where and how each of those oils were produced! Using the nifty manual that is inserted in every Pure Elements packaging, I can find out the extraction method, cultivation method, country […]

Green Beauty Adventures: A Trip to Meow Meow Tweet

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Adventures

If you have been following me for awhile, I think I make no secret that I am completely in love with everything Meow Meow Tweet makes. Evidence in the form of written words and photos can be seen here,¬†here, and here. But, I don’t think I can take nearly enough pictures to show you how¬†so many of Meow Meow Tweet products find themselves in my routine. My skin adores¬†them. From the sweet packaging, to the […]

Ecopique Box Picks

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Beauty

About a month ago, I was recruited to take part in a very cool pilot program of a beauty blogger box service (cue spy movie music). Ecopique‘s mission is to make it easier for bloggers to find interesting green beauty products and connect them with the brands who make them.¬†Ecopique is definitely something to check out if you’re an interested blogger so keep your social media ears perked for when they officially launch! I think […]

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 ‚Äúgreen‚ÄĚ 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‚Äôs 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 […]