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Top Natural Face Moisturizers

So winter is clearly in full force-at least up here in Seattle and my skin is feeling it.  It always get extra parched this time of year and I tend to find myself searching for some extra face cream or lotion to apply on top of my usual oils.  Creams and lotions do a great job of shielding your skin from the elements and are the perfect product to apply after an oil.  I’ve had a lot of recent questions…

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CLEAN BEAUTY Skin Care

My Struggle with Perioral Dermatitis

A lot of people often think as a beauty blogger that my skin is always perfect and glowing.  Ha!  So not the case.  I struggle like anyone else with skin issues and insecurities.  I really wanted to share my most recent skin care whoa with perioral dermatitis in hopes that it might help some of you. Now let me throw out this disclaimer.  I am by no means a dermatologist…duh or a doctor but I’m merely sharing what worked for…

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CLEAN BEAUTY Makeup Skin Care

Indie Beauty Expo Recap

Where do I even begin?!  It’s hard to believe Indie Beauty Expo L.A. has already come and gone.  The whole experience was so fun.  From meeting so many of my fellow blogger friends, to brand founders, and speaking on a panel about Indie Beauty.  It was full of memories.  I wanted to give you guys a recap of the experience.  After all, what kind of blogger would I be if I didn’t give you the inside scoop?! First off, can…

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Spring Break Green Beauty Picks

So since Spring is officially here, I figured people were starting to have spring break.  You know the week off you had all through school and college, and then somehow it mysteriously disappeared once you entered the work force?!  Hopefully you’re heading somewhere sunny for spring break, I thought I would round out my top picks on what I’m bringing with me.  After all, I’ll take any excuse to snag some green beauty loot! My top spring break green beauty…

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CLEAN BEAUTY Hand Cream/Lotions Skin Care

Natural Hand Creams/Lotions/Balms

With temperatures dropping my hands are slowly getting drier.  The cold weather zaps all the moisture out of them.  I’ve done my fair share of testing with hand creams/lotions (whatever you want to call them) and narrowed it down to my natural top picks. People apply a hand cream several times a day, so it’s important to pick a non-toxic one.  Conventional hand creams can contain a number of toxic offenders, like mineral oil, phenoxyethanol, PEG’s, parabens, and fragrance…just to name…

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CLEAN BEAUTY serums Skin Care

Fave Serums

Ok, this post has been a long time coming… a really long time!  I love a good serum and so does my skin.  Why use a serum?  Oh boy, don’t get me started.  There are some areas where you can skimp but a good serum is not one of them.  If there was one skincare product I would recommend investing in it would be a good quality serum.  Serums are different then traditional cream moisturizers.  Instead of adding in all…

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CLEAN BEAUTY Hair Makeup Skin Care

Labor Day Sales

Guys, I couldn’t just keep all these sales to myself!  Discounts galore are happening this weekend in honor of Labor Day, and I don’t want you to miss out.  Here’s what’s trending: Spirit Beauty Lounge- Sign up for their newsletter today and you’ll receive a 20% off coupon for $100+ in you’re e-mail for Labor Day.  They offer a ton of green beauty, from skincare, makeup, haircare and even baby-they’ve got you covered.  You can also get samples there as…

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CLEAN BEAUTY Facial Masks Skin Care

Mask Madness

I’m kind of obsessed with clean masks, but for good reason.  They make my skin feel moisturized, revived…oh and let’s not forget the glow I get too!  Plus, masking is like having my own mini spa session, while in the comfort of my own home (a big deal when you’re a mama).  As an esthetician, I’ve realized the mark of a good mask is bringing  real nourishment to the skin.  In conventional masks, you find nothing but junk…serious toxic junk.…

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Best Natural Body Oils

There are so many body oils out there these days, but unfortunately they’re all not created equal.  Here’s the deal:  Your body absorbs over 60% of whatever we put on it.  Yeah, crazy huh?! So basically whatever you’re putting on your skin, your body is literally drinking up.  It then enters your blood stream.  Many times there are chemicals like dimethicone, mineral oil, petroleum, parabens, synthetic fragrance, dyes and…

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