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May Favorites

Beauty, Essential Oils, Style

It’s time for a monthly round-up of my favorites from May. I’ve revived my YouTube channel and started making videos again as a new creative outlet, including a new Introduction and My Why, which you can check out here. I…

Current Skincare Routine for Spring


Skincare: it’s hard to deny the difference a regular skincare routine makes in the overall appearance and health of our skin, especially on the face and neck. Sure, genes and lifestyle choices play a big factor in our appearance as we…

100% Pure Blood Orange Cleansing Balm


This stuff smells bloody amazing! One of my favorite natural skincare and makeup companies, 100% Pure Cosmetics & Skincare, has come out with a new cleansing balm. This stuff is super handy for dry skin and dry weather like we’ve been…

What IS Micellar Water?


Micellar water has been floating around the beauty blogosphere for years, mostly thanks to French girls and their “magic” testimonials about Bioderma micellar water. Luckily for us stateside gals, the stuff is easier to try than ever. Brands are jumping on…

A Cleaner Black Friday


First of all, I am extremely happy that the State Parks are free on Black Friday. It’s such a great statement, and I fully intend to take advantage of it. But there’s still some good sales going on this weekend,…

Beautycounter Touch Skin Concealer Pen Review


One of the very first makeup products I ordered from Beautycounter was the Touch Skin concealer pen. Not because I was totally out of concealer, but because I’d always wanted the Touche Éclat concealer from Yves Saint Laurent – a culty…

Pixi Glow Tonic Review


This stuff has floated around the blogosphere for years and years. I’ve seen this stuff touted by numerous beauty vloggers and editors, so I finally gave it a try. I ordered the smallest size available for $6 to give it…

Santa Cruz Bee Goods Review


A while ago I was contacted by a young Santa Cruz local who is dedicated to making cleaner, simpler skincare products with all-natural, high-quality organic ingredients. They offered to send me some products from their Santa Cruz Bee Goods line…