As a vegan, you have undoubtedly struggled with the desire to avoid animal products from over the counter beauty solutions. This is a challenge faced by new vegans and people who have been vegan-minded for a long time. And while you may find your favorite products, times change and with it so does your body [...]
Last week I had a mexican fiesta in my hair!
Okay not really, but kinda. You see, I recently discovered an extremely simple yet highly effective vegan hair paste that I absolutely LOVE!
The first time I applied it, it felt like I had just replaced my hair with that of a Unicorn’s, that’s how smooth it [...]
All right, all you crazy chocoholics! Get ready to O.D. on your fave antioxidant-rich, mood-boostin’ ingredient (am I right, or am I right!?)—sans the mega dose of calories and saturated fat! Say what? Yep-yep!
Ladies and germs, I proudly present, The Cocoa-Agave Face Mask! This moisturizing mask will draw out all the toxins and impurities (read: zits [...]
The following is a guest post by Lindsey P., a personal trainer and freelance writer living in the Midwest. She’s writing on behalf of Colorado Technical University.
Now that I’m done with classes for the summer, I can concentrate on getting out and enjoying the heat and the sun. That means sundresses, shorts and halter tops—so I’ve [...]
Jo Jo Jo! It’s time to talk about one of my favorite versatile beauty oils of all time—jojoba oil!
Jojoba oil is the answer to all of your beauty prayers—trust me! It’s cheap, it’s easy to use, it readily available (I like to buy mine at Trader Joe’s), and it will transform your skin, hair and [...]
Please enjoy this guest post by Maria Rainier.
Although I once loved Trader Joe’s for supplying me with cruelty-free shampoo and conditioner for bottom dollar prices, I was pretty bummed when I saw, far down on the ingredients list, two types of parabens.
Although the jury is still out, many in the scientific and green community have [...]
As you can see, I’ve been on a DIY beauty products kick. If you’re like me and you’re sick of high-priced, chemical-laden cosmetics & skin care, and you prefer the DIY satisfaction of concocting your own naturally fresh beauty potions, homemade beauty recipes are the way to go! Sometimes the beauty products I make at home [...]
I ♥ ♥ ♥ pumpkins… like a lot! I love them in my grubsies, my lattes and most definitely in my beauty masks!
Pumpkins are rich in antioxidants like beta-carotine, zinc, vitamins A & C, and natural alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which leave your skin healthy and soft. That’s why I’m obsessed with this simple DIY vegan pumpkin [...]
I ♥ bananas. I use them in everything—smoothies, cereals, peanut butter sankies, oatmeal … and now I’ve found a way to incorporate them into my beauty routine!
Did you know: Bananas are rich in potassium, Vitamin A, B, C and E, and natural oils. Bananas contain tryptophan, a rich amino acid that works wonders for your skin (and [...]
Mmmm, boy do I love me some oatmeal (especially for brekkie with sliced bananas and vanilla almond milk)… I also love using oatmeal as part of my beauty regimen.
Did you know that oatmeal works wonders for oily, acne-prone skin? Oatmeal absorbs excess oils, combats bacteria, helps exfoliate dead skin cells, and tightens up pores. It also has [...]