Category: Beauty

Mercury, lead and placenta used in some makeup

The Skin Deep Cosmetic Database is awesome source whenever you’re thinking about trying a new line of beauty products. While I was on there trying to decide between the Korres Mascara & the Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes! Natural Mascara, I

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Acne Confession

Recently I wrote about how my face broke out when we moved and that organic apple cider vinegar (ACV) was helping my acne get better. I did not lie in that article. The ACV was definitely helping. I struggled with

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Plush Beauty Bar is awesome

I finally made my way over to Plush Beauty Bar today. It really is awesome if you have a kid or kids. Several of the moms in my mommy group and I went and got services. The staff was amazing.

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Stop using Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo

While I was pregnant, I learned that the “tear free” ingredient in most baby shampoos and in particular, Johnson & Johnson, was a numbing agent. Basically, the baby doesn’t feel that his or her eyes are being burned by the

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Plush Beauty Bar for moms and kids

Two of my favorite ways to pamper myself are to go and get a mani/pedi and to get my eyebrows done. I especially like to get my eyebrows tinted as it hides the gray hairs that are intermittently popping up

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ACV and acne

Since our skin is our biggest organ it would make sense that ACV would help clear up the acne, too!

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At Home Facial

Ingredients: Cleanser/exfoliant 1 tsp          ground oatmeal 1 tsp          baking soda Mask 1 tbsp        honey (preferably raw) 1 tsp          powdered milk 1 tsp          ground oatmeal ½ tsp         turmeric (it’s a spice – you can find it in

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Natural Face Mask

While in my quest for having a healthy environment, I decided to begin by reducing (the first R of the 3 R’s in going green) my dependency on petroleum based products.

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No Poo for Me

I realized that EVERY hair product I was using had either one of the top 10 worst ingredients and/or it was chock full of petroleum based ingredients. Then I learned about going no poo…

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