Give the Gift of Green: 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Do you have a friend or family member that’s into green beauty or a holistic lifestyle? Perhaps you know someone that’s on the fence and could use a little nudge. What better way than giving that as a gift! Check out this list for some of my favorite brands and products that you can feel great about gifting. Whether you’re looking for organic food, makeup, eco-friendly items, etc. there’s bound to be something in this guide for you. Or maybe you’ll find something to add to your holiday wish list for yourself! 😉

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals 2017: Green Beauty & Organic Living

Holidays are just around the corner! See below for some Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales that will be happening this week for some of my fave green beauty and organic living brands. Treat yourself or buy something nice for a loved one! I will be updating throughout the week as I see more so be sure to check back!

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How to Effectively Layer Skincare Products (a Collaboration with Sara of Healthy Skin Glows)

Healthy skin needs both water and oil. Either one alone won’t do. Without enough oils, the skin becomes dry, and without enough moisture, it will become dehydrated. Having this in mind, we need to ensure that our skincare provides both.

This post was written in collaboration with Sara of Healthy Skin Glows.

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15 Natural Beauty & Organic Living Must-Haves: Autumn 2017

Fall is hands down my favorite season. It’s still slightly warm out, but the air is crisp and the colors are just gorgeous outside. It’s also when I tend to wear warmer, more earthy tones and switch to warm drinks. So here are some of the things that I’ve been loving lately, from makeup to food to fashion! 🍂

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Common Tap Water Contaminants & What to Look For in a Water Filter

When switching to a non-toxic lifestyle, something that often gets overlooked is the quality of water that you’re drinking. Sure, you might have one of those $20 Brita filters, but to be honest those don’t filter out much. And it’s actually kind of crazy how many additives and contaminants there are in most tap water. So let’s take a look at what chemicals are commonly found in our drinking water and what to look for in a filter! 💦

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Product Review: Dr. Brite Soothe & Restore Oral Spray

If you suffer from irritated, inflamed gums, I feel your pain. I’ve been there and it sucks. Thankfully there are many natural ways that you can alleviate the pain and heal your gums. One of them is this Soothe & Restore Oral Spray by Dr. Brite. Keep reading to see my thoughts and get more info about the product!

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Savvy Doggy Organic Pet Beds: Because Your Fur Baby Deserves Non-Toxic!

I’m not ashamed to admit it, but my dog Dexter is my baby (or, fur baby). He is spoiled to the max and he deserves the best! He even gets organic coconut oil multiple times a week. We want our pets to live the healthiest, happiest lives possible, so today I want to talk specifically about the beds that our pets sleep on, and why it’s important to choose one that’s non-toxic!

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21 Healthier Alternatives to Your Fave Junk Foods

To me, being healthy isn’t about deprivation. In the words of Michael Pollan, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” which is an easy general formula to follow. And I truly believe in the 80/20 rule: eat mostly organic, real, whole foods, but don’t deprive yourself of snacks and desserts! And what if I told you that there are actually healthier alternatives to some of your fave junk foods out there? Yup, you read that correctly. Here are some of my go-to swaps for classic “junk” foods!

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The Best Natural, Cruelty-Free Lash & Brow Products

Brow game not so strong? Lashes need a little love? Unless you’re born with beautifully full and tamed eyebrows and luscious lashes (I wish), you might be wanting a little help in this department. There are a lot of brow products and mascaras on the market, but many of them contain parabens, dyes, artificial waxes, and not-so-good ingredients. I’ve tried a few natural products myself, and I’ll share a few that I love and recommend with you in this post! All of these are cruelty-free and most are vegan. And none of them contain toxic ingredients!

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