All posts tagged: vegan

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brooklyn Brand Spotlight: Meow Meow Tweet

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Beauty

The “Made in Brooklyn” concept and aesthetic in skincare, clothing, and almost everything that can be sold, has never been more popular than it is now. As someone who lived in Brooklyn almost all her life, I get really excited when I hear of the success that small-batched Brooklyn companies are having right now. I wanted to bring that excitement to my blog and I decided I would regularly feature local Brooklyn brands that caught […]

Unboxed: Goodebox May

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Beauty

Unboxed: Goodebox May Theme: Spring Renewal Products: 1. Health Warrior Chia Bar in Acai Berry flavor 2. Shea Terra Organics: Moroccan Argan & Wild African Honey Hydrating Facial Cleansing Elixir 3. Pure + Remedy: Vitamin C Serum 4. Pure + Remedy: “Skin So Bright” Skin Brightening Facial Serums 5. Vitacare: Whitening Gum in Cool Mint Freshness and Acai 6. The Natural: Peppermint Lip Scrub Thoughts: I loved this month’s box! The two edible goodies (well, […]