1. 5 Reasons Why Mineral Sunscreen is Best for Your Health and the Planet

    Ah, that amazing feeling of sticking your toes in the sand for the first time in months! But nothing ruins a beautiful day at the beach like an uncomfortable sunburn. While I believe in the importance of adequate sun exposure for vitamin D production and use certain foods to protect my skin from sun damage from the inside out, long periods of…


  2. Fruit Dyed Makeup & Natural Skincare: My Favorite 100% Pure Picks

    What are you feeding your skin? Most of us don’t look at the ingredient labels on our skincare products nearly as often as we do our food products. But we really need to — our skin is our body’s largest organ and the majority of what we put on it gets absorbed straight into our blood stream. And a lot of conventional beauty…


  3. 6 Fantastic All-Natural Exfoliants for Face & Body

    Smooth like a baby’s bottom. #SkincareGoals Just after face oils, my skincare and beauty must-have is a great exfoliant. And it’s a very close second. Because gently and regularly exfoliating the skin not only prevents blemishes by getting rid of dead skin cells (after all, a zit is just oil and dead skin cells coupled together in one sticky, pore-clogging mess!) but…


  4. Oil Cleansing Method 101 | How to Wash Your Face with Oil

    I know, I know—cleaning your face with oil sounds downright nutty. After all, we’ve been led to believe that oil should be kept far, far away from our faces. For years, we’ve scoured skincare product labels for the words “oil-free” before giving them the green-light to make contact with our skin. Yet oil has been used in natural skincare for ages, and…


  5. My Hunt for the Best Natural Mascara (Spoiler: Found it!)

    I don’t always wear makeup… But when I do, it’s mascara. With one swipe of a little wand, I suddenly look more awake, brighter, and ready to take on the world. (It’s a magical little wand.) Like most conventional cosmetic products, though, most mascaras on the market contain some unhealthy chemicals like parabens (endocrine disruptors that have been linked to cancer), aluminum…