ABOUT

Gurl Gone Green
 

Hi!  My name is Suzi, thanks for stopping by.  If you have perused my blog at all, you realized I’m kind of into natural and green products.  I would love to fill you in on my story and how I got here.

My Story

Before becoming a full time blogger I used to be an organic hair stylist…I’ve been obsessed with hair since I can remember and have been licensed for 14 years.  I used to own a salon and use natural, organic and ammonia free color(Organic Color Systems).  I also am a licensed esthetician, and nail technician, and have worked in both fields.  I went to college and graduated with a BS in PR/Advertising in between all my haircutting, facials and nail work.  After working a bit in the field in pr, I realized my love for people and creating was not being satisfied as I sat behind a desk.  So… I started creating again…cutting, coloring, styling, painting and giving facials.  Yep, I was in love.

You’re probably asking why “Gurl Gone Green”…???

So here’s the short of my journey so far.  This quest on becoming obsessed with what I was putting on my skin, in my hair and everywhere else started when my mom bought me a book 8 years ago for Christmas called No More Dirty Looks…yes, please read it, and then read it again!  It will hopefully change your life as it did mine.  Now I can’t look at a tube of toothpaste without checking the ingredients.  I had been aware of what I was putting in my body but had no idea what we put on our eyes, hair and everywhere else mattered too!   Don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of those granola eating, no makeup wearing chicks!  On the contrary, I still wear makeup, love experimenting with my hair and love being girly…(ok maybe I do eat granola…homemade of course).

My Approach

I want people to know you can still look fabulous even with natural products…Yes, look fabulous and feel good!  As much as I love beauty, I’ve also become obsessed with eating clean, and living clean.  Did I mention I became a mom too?!  Yes, I’m a mom to two little girls. My purpose since having them has only grown more.  It seems silly to be so careful with what skincare products you use yet go and grab a bag of Doritos…get my point??  I may not be putting toxins on my face, but I’m certainly ingesting them!  And don’t get me started on living green…did you know the products we use to clean our bathroom with are actually doing us more harm then good?!  Check out my post here on detoxing your cleaning routine.

So glad you are here!  If you haven’t downloaded my ingredients to avoid checklist yet- be sure to here.  This will make detoxing your beauty products SO easy!  Excited to be on this journey with you.  Check out my free resources here dedicated to helping make your transition to a natural, green lifestyle as easy as possible!

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