I’ve made it a mission to get super duper toned and bikini ready this summer and I’ve been doing yoga and pilates to help me get in shape. Yoga helps increase your flexibility, it helps keep your joints, ligaments and tendons in great shape, it massages all the organs in your body, helps you detox, [...]
Arbonne International has a simple motto: pure, safe & beneficial. There are a myriad of reasons to use Arbonne products. They are formulated without dyes or chemical fragrances, they are organic, never tested on animals, certified vegan, hypoallergenic, ph balanced and petroleum free. Arbonne is also formulated in Switzerland and made in the USA.
Arbonne carries [...]
Urban Apothecary is 100% vegan and cruelty free. They have a lot of fun products to choose from which will add a lil’ spice to your regular makeup routine.
Here are a few of my faves:
Eye Confetti ($10): Fun eyeshadow just got kicked up a notch. These shadows offer a subtle sheen and lots o’ twinkle! [...]
The Merry Hempsters is an awesomely awesome company. They make earthy goodies like lip balms, salves and lotions. All of these environmentally friendly products are made with Cannabis Sativa seed oil a.k.a hemp seed oil. Also, all of their packaging is biodegradable and recycled. Yay, we like that!
A few hempalicious products I recommend:
Hemp Balm ($2.49), [...]
So I wanted to let you all in on a cool, crafty secret. Anyone can make vegan lip balm at home. It’s simple, cheap and fun!
Okay, here’s what you’ll need…
2 oz. hemp seed oil, avocado oil or almond oil
1 oz. virgin coconut oil
1.2 oz candelilla wax
1/4 tsp. rosemary extract
few drops of vitamin E oil
Waterlily Beauty Boutique is one of those websites you need to bookmark in your internet browser. Their organic and vegan product selection is always expanding with new and exciting beauty products.
Among the many organic brands Waterlily carries is Trillium. They make amazing body oils ($9.71) which are great for massages and after a nice soothing [...]
Can you imagine washing your face without any soap at all? Well, imagine it, people! Skinvac has a Daily Deep Cleansing Cloth which is soapless (i repeat, soapless) and non drying and can be used on all skin types. You simply add warm water and wipe off facial grime. Simple, simple, love it! Skinvac [...]
Dr. Hauschka Skin Care is pretty bad-ass on many levels. Aside from offering holistic skin care and makeup, they are doing their part to help end world hunger by donating a portion of their proceeds (when you buy a Dr. Hauschka trial kit) to Heifer, an international program which is set up to help [...]
Boy do I love Pangea Organics for more than a few reasons. One of the coolest attributes of Pangea Organics is that their packaging for their products is actually plantable. I think this is pure genius – a perfect incentive to recycle, it’s fun and it makes me feel like a kid again [...]
I am pretty picky when it comes to facial cleansers. Not only do I want them to be vegan and cruelty-free but I want them to be affordable, non-greasy, free of nasty chemicals and preservatives and I want them to be able to remove my makeup. It also helps if they smell yummy.
The facial cleanser [...]