little barn Apothecary: passion fruit+rose enzymatic exfoliant mask

Long long ago, I used to scour my face with an apricot scrub. I rubbed so hard, my skin would be angry, red, and shining, mostly because I took off several layers in a matter of minutes. Not exactly a good idea. I’ve since learned the importance of being gentle with my skin, and I’ve […]

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Harvey Prince Perfumes

My first introduction to Harvey Prince Perfumes came several years ago: I received a small rollerball of Hello, a bright cheery citrus based fragrance. This was long before my clean beauty journey began. Little did I know, we’d meet again. I received the perfume Sincerely. It’s described as ‘The scent that transports you’. Oh girl, […]

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Clove +Hallow Lip Velvet

  Liquid lipsticks…I have purposefully avoided them since my teenage years. After a bout with a popular drugstore brand, I was left with dry, cracked, and bleeding lips. Needless to say, that experience scarred me and I haven’t sought out a liquid lippie since. Until now. After seeing Clove + Hallow’s Lip Velvets seemingly everywhere, […]

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Axiology Lipstick

    “Started from a kitchen, now we here.”                                                                                             […]

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Antonin B. Paris Desert Serum

It’s no secret that I’m a serial hair abuser. I color every 4-6 weeks, and I typically heat style multiple times per week. Both of those habits can wreak havoc on delicate hair, which mine is quite fine in texture. I do my best to do weekly treatments, but still my hair is dry-natured. That’s […]

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Heretic Parfums: Dirty Jasmine & Pistil Whip

  What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘heretic’? In non-religious jargon, it can simply mean “to go against the norm”. Heretic Parfums does exactly that by using the purest of ingredients that are 100% natural. No synthetics, parabens, or harsh chemicals. This is a brand that maintains the original heart of […]

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Goodbeing – December 2018

  This months Goodbeing box for me contained predominantly skincare items – perfect for winter when skin tends to get drier and needs more TLC! Inside this months box: -Bonnie Bubble Bath: A chamomile lavender bubble bath housed in a frosted glass bottle. The scent of this is super calming, perfect for unwinding at the […]

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My skin’s new best friend: the Elevare+

  Anti-aging. We’re all familiar with the concept. It’s everywhere – Magazines, creams, the latest celebrity  dermatology obsessions (hello vampire facials) and how to fight it. The truth is, aging happens to all of us, and it’s a privilege! Aging means you’ve lived to see another day, and that is something none of us should […]

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The Great Deodorant Dilemma

  Over the years, I’ve tried various methods of deodorizing myself after switching away from conventional deodorants. Finding a deodorant, especially in the natural beauty  world, is definitely not a one size fits all kind of deal. Venturing away from familiar territory is scary when it comes to our signature natural aroma. A scent is […]

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My makeup tips and tricks

  I often post about how products perform and what’s in them but I’ve never divulged my top secrets I’ve learned over the years! This post is detailed and picture heavy. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Diet and Skincare I cannot stress it enough, what you put into your body has a direct affect […]

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