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Infused Water Craze

  So lately I’ve been getting questions about infused water so I thought I’d pop in to give some answers and a little inspiration via pictures of different infusions I’ve made and enjoy drinking.   Infusing water is really easy because you can get creative and use a mixture of your favorite fruits and herbs [...]

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Here are 3 healthy breakfast ideas that are quick and easy to make.   Plantain Oatmeal 1 ripe plantain 1 cup almond or coconut milk 1 cup of steel cut oats 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds   Directions: Place sliced plantain in a blender with milk and blend until smooth In a [...]

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How to achieve a Fluffy Braid on Natural Hair

This is another easy go to style which doesn’t take me much effort. As a self proclaimed lazy natural, I’m always wearing styles with my natural hair that don’t require too much maintenance.   To shampoo my hair I used Mielle Organics Babassu conditioning shampoo. This was my first time using this product line. I [...]

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Lips by Au Naturale Cosmetics

Looking for bold highly pigmented colors without the poison? If so, there’s nothing better than Au Naturale Cosmetics line! Their cosmetics are all natural, vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, non-toxic, and paraben free.     This is the shade Sangria and it’s such a beautiful fuchsia pink lipstick. This is the perfect shade for the summer months [...]

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Healthy Pantry Makeover

A healthy beauty routine starts in the kitchen. You’ve heard that old saying “you are what you eat”. If you want outer beauty then you must look at nourishing the body from the inside out. Did you know that your hair, skin, and nails are the last parts of the body to receive nutrients? Your [...]

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Strawberry Superfood Smoothie

Since I make juices and smoothies a part of my daily life; I love coming up with new recipes. Creating and trying new recipes makes eating healthy fun and interesting. This morning I came up with this berry superfood smoothies using strawberries. You could use any type of berry you like but I LOVE strawberries. [...]

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How to Fake a Tapered Cut on Natural Hair

This is a quick and easy style to achieve and the best part is that it can last me at least 5 days without having to restyle. I love the look of a tapered cut but I am wayyy too chicken to actually cut my hair. This hair style gives me the best of both [...]

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Real Purity Lipstick Review

I’m slowly building up my stash of organic and natural lipsticks. Thankfully the lovely people at Real Purity were kind enough to send me a few of their lipsticks to try. Of course I couldn’t have been happier. If you haven’t heard Real Purity is a natural cosmetic company that has everything from makeup to [...]

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How to Switch to All Natural Deodorant

I stopped using traditional aluminum deodorant about 5 months ago and I have never looked back!   Most people wear deodorant to control the odor from perspiration or sweat. Sweat is a natural process that the body uses to cool your body down from getting over heated and also release toxins. The truth is sweat [...]

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PiperWai Natural Deodorant Review

The lovely people at Piperwai scent me their natural deodorant to try. I recently made the switch to using all natural deodorants a couple months ago. I’m still experimenting to find the best choice for me and my lifestyle.   I first learned of Piperwai by watching Shark Tank and the owners and their story [...]

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Amazing Beauty Products from your Pantry

I’ve reviewed a few natural and organic beauty brands on the blog but that doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten about the DIY days. Products that are already formulated for you without having to do anything extra are great. However you can find great beauty products right in your own kitchen. I’ll bet most of you already [...]