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Toxins to Avoid when buying a Facial Cleanser

  When I decided to make the switch to all natural beauty one of the first items on the chopping block was my facial cleanser. We use it everyday at least twice a day. So one could say that it’s a pretty important step in your beauty routine. It can also be one of the [...]

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Spring Clean your Beauty Routine

Clean out your makeup– If you follow me then you know I’m all about green beauty. Out with the old and in with the new. At the start of each new season you should clear out your old makeup. Lipsticks can last over 6 months but just to be sanitary, wipe them off with alcohol [...]

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How to Go Green with your Beauty Routine

If you’re new to the green beauty community and not sure where to start then this post is for you. Here are a few tips that I’ve learned along the way in transforming my beauty routine to toxic free. First things first…….Don’t throw everything out going on a rampage tossing everything in sight!   You don’t [...]

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DIY Cocoa Body Butter Recipe

Since we are right in the heart of winter our skin can get a little on the dry side. I know this cold wind and snow here in NYC has kept my skin thirsty for extra moisture. I decided to whip up some homemade body butter. I’m a simple girl so I need something without [...]

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100 Percent Pure Skincare Review

I’m always on the hunt for all natural organic body care products. Fortunately 100 Percent Pure scent me some products from their fragrance and ingredient of the month. For the month of March the fragrance is French Lavender and the ingredient is Seaweed. I was sent all the products from this line. I tried and [...]

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The Many Uses of Coconut Oil

  Those who know me personally know that I LOVE coconut oil. The coconut has become one of my favorite food because the meat and the oil extracted from it has so many health benefits that it can be labeled a super food. If i was stranded on a deserted island I would be okay [...]

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6 Antioxidant foods for Glowing Skin

    Who doesn’t want beautiful glowing skin? There are tons of products on the market that claim to promote a healthy complexion but the old saying reigns true; “Beauty is only skin deep”.  A healthy glowing skin starts from the inside out. What you put inside your body is just as important as what [...]

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Lemon-Honey Sugar Scrub

This is a great all natural sugar scrub featuring my favorite type of sugar to eat and use in my natural beauty treatments….Coconut Sugar! Coconut Sugar is gentle enough for a facial scrub and also contains great antioxidants. The raw honey contained in this recipe is great for those who suffer from acne as it [...]