FarmHouse Fresh

  FarmHouse Fresh. The name conjures up memories of weekends of my youth spent in various parts of the hill country in Texas. That alone makes me feel nostalgic, but the products even more so. With names like Sweet Tea, and Blackberry Wine, what’s not to love about this charming line? It is southern elegance […]

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LXMI

  Something I am working to do more of; actively seek out companies who have sustainable sourcing and strong ethical practices. Those requirements intersect in LXMI (pronounced LUXE-ME). The entire line is built around the prized ingredient, nilotica (NILE-oh-TEE-CA). It’s an incredibly rare form of shea butter that grows near the Nile Valley with a […]

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Hynt

  Hynt Beauty isn’t new to me; the Suite Tuxedo eye palette was one of my first eyeshadow palettes when switching to clean beauty. I finally got to try the Sun Prep Broad Spectrum SPF 25, Aria Lipstick, Duet Concealer, and Finale Finishing Powder. Ohhh do I have some thoughts! I am terrible about using […]

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Rahua

  Rahua is rainforest grown goodness, bottled. The primary ingredient – the ungurahua nut – comes from the Amazon rainforest and is harvested by indigenous people. I love floral scents so when I initially smelt Rahua’s Color Full Shampoo and Conditioner, I fell in love. It’s a beautiful clean gardenia scent. This lathers well, but […]

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JORD: Eco-Luxe Meets Modern Minimalism

These timepieces are striking yet simple. In a sea of watches, you are guaranteed to find nothing else like it alongside it’s metal or leather counterparts. Beyond it’s distinctive looks, the sourcing of the materials for JORD timepieces makes it unique; the wood is sourced from fallen trees or furniture scraps making it an environmentally […]

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Goodbeing: February 2019

As we move into spring and summer, I was so excited by the contents of this months box! Lots of skincare goodies, and a hair product I’ve been itching to try! Sade Baron Autumn Mist: I love a good hydrating mist, so I was really excited to try this one from Sade Baron! It’s soothing […]

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Makeup Fit for a Goddess: Eye of Horus

Ancient Egypt continues to inspire modern beauty rituals and trends. Kohl eyeliner, red pigments crushed and used as lip and cheek colors, and milk and honey baths are all popular in today’s culture, and Eye of Horus Cosmetics upholds ancient recipes in their formulas for a true touch of Egypt. Moringa oil is prized in […]

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Elate: Capsule Palette + Lippie

  One of my initial mascaras I tried when switching to clean beauty belonged to none other than Elate. The bamboo packaging called out to me initially, and the formula kept me coming back for it’s long wear time and bold look. It comes as no surprise that when I saw the bamboo palettes, I […]

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Transform Your Wardrobe with Encircled

  Mindful. That’s not a word that often pops into people’s minds when it comes to their clothing, but it should be, and Encircled is working to make that a reality.   Born in Canada, Encircled is the brainchild of Kristi Soomer who dreamt up the brand in her kitchen after jetsetting over 100,000 miles […]

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Glow up with Kypris: Antioxidant Dew & Beauty Elixir II

Holy GLOW, Batman! Kypris does not disappoint. Let me just start with that. From the very first application of Antioxidant Dew, it immediately brightened and hydrated my skin. I swatched it on my hand before applying it to my face to see if there was an immediate effect, and sure enough all the little lines on the […]

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