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Natural Self Tanning Routine

Natural Self Tanning Routine

In today’s video I’m sharing my natural self tanning routine.  This isn’t something I just use in the summer time but all year long.  I’m sharing how I prep my skin for the self tanner and also how I apply the self tanner.  Plus, I’m sharing all my favorite natural self tanner’s in clean beauty!  It’s so important to make sure you’re using a natural self tanner and not a conventional one.  A natural self tanner is free from harmful toxins.  If you think about your skin, it’s the largest organ in your body.  That’s a lot of product to be applying all over.  If it’s filled with toxins that’s even more chemicals that you are exposing to yourself on a daily basis.  Skip the conventional, toxic self tanner and grab one of my favorite natural self tanners instead!  You will thank yourself.  

Also, learn the best tips on how to apply your self tanner and what products I prefer.  It’s so important to have a clean canvas so your self tanner looks as natural as possible.  Otherwise you could end up looking like an Oompa Loompa!  Don’t forget to subscribe on YouTube so you can be the first to get updates on new videos!

 

Check out my natural self tanning routine here!  

 

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35 Natural Products That Changed My Life

35 Natural Products That Changed My Life

I wanted to share with you 35 natural products that changed my life.  I really thought long and hard about these and wanted to give you products that truly made the cut for me.  I’ve been on the this real food journey for 10+years, this natural beauty journey for 8 years and creating a nontoxic home for 2 years.  It’s totally a journey but one that is doable!  Remember it’s not a sprint but a marathon.  Keep your sanity and slowly detox your life.  In no particular order here are 35 natural products that changed my life!

 

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Josh Rosebrook’s Hair Spray is definitely a life changing product!

 

35 Natural Products That Changed My Life-

  1. Berkey Water Filter- I got a Berkley water filter for my home 7 years ago and I haven’t looked back.  After learning what’s in our drinking water I knew I needed to get a water filter.  The average drinking water can contain pharmaceutical drugs, fluoride, chlorine, heavy metals- just to name a few.  Berkey is not only filters out all the nasties but also is pretty affordable.  You can choose what size you need depending on your family.  Get one here! 
  2. Puracy Stain Remover- I mean let it be known- this is a life changing product!  I have gotten blood out, breastmilk poop, you name it.  It works and is budget friendly!  Get it here!  
  3. Dr. Tung’s Tongue Scraper- I do this every morning and I can’t not do it now!  I’m officially a tongue scraper.  There is so much bacteria that lives in your tongue, especially in the morning.  This ensures you’re removing the bacteria instead of ingesting it all over again.  Get my favorite tongue scraper here!  
  4. Kosas Lipstick- These lipsticks are my fave in natural beauty!  They offer a ton of color options, are highly pigmented and last.  Plus, they’re hydrating.  Trust me, you’ll be hooked in no time.  Some favorite colors I love are Thrillest, Royal, and Rosewater. Snag a lipstick here! 
  5. Josh Rosebrook Hairspray- If you’ve been transitioning to natural beauty for a hot minute then you know finding a natural hair spray can often feel like a daunting task.  Well, I’ve literally tried them all and the only one that meets my standards is Josh Rosebrook.  Get it here and thank me later! 
  6. Live Botanical Honey Rose Mask- Basically my holy grail when it comes to morning routine.  I apply this to my face, while I brush my teeth and 5 minutes later I’m left with skin that glows.  It’s magic in a jar!  Plus, so budget friendly.  Use my coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20%!  Snag one here! 
  7. Pharmaca- Oh Pharmaca how I love you!  So as many of you know I’m an esthetician.  Well, I worked as an esthetician at Pharmaca years ago.  I loved it!  For those who don’t know what Pharmaca is, allow me to explain.  It’s your one stop shop when it comes to living a natural lifestyle.  They have natural supplements, natural beauty products and natural baby products.  There’s really not much you can’t find at Pharmaca.  I love how I can find everything in one spot, but I also love how Pharmaca is constantly having sales!  It’s kind of amazing.  They are usually offering 20% off all the time, which means more money in my wallet!  Shop all of Pharmaca here! 
  8. Elite Fuel Iron- This iron literally changed my life.  My iron depletion was severely low in the summer.  So much so that after workouts I would feel dizzy.  I knew something was up.  After having my blood drawn I saw that my levels were crazy low.  My naturopath recommended this specific iron supplement.  It had been shown to increase iron absorption much faster.  Usually if you take an iron supplement it takes a while to build up storage again.  I noticed a difference after a couple weeks!  Can’t recommend it enough! 
  9. Naturpedic Organic Mattress- Sleeping on an organic mattress is pretty life changing.  The amount of toxins in conventional mattresses is pretty disheartening.  Since we sleep a 1/3 of our lives.  It’s important to know what your sleeping on and what your body is absorbing.  My husband and I have LOVED our naturpedic mattress!  It’s seriously so comfortable.  This is the naturpedic mattress we have! 
  10. White Lotus Home Pillows- Finding organic pillows that my husband, myself and kids love has been no small task.  But thanks to White Lotus Home- it’s been so easy!  My husband literally won’t stop talking about his shredded latex pillow- he loves it.  My kids and I love our Kapok Pillows.  They offer such great customer service, can help you figure out which pillow is best and offer so many varieties depending on your pillow needs.  Use Coupon code: GGG25 FOR 25% OFF.  Check out all their pillow options here! 
  11. SOL Organic Sheets These sheets are a game changer! They’re soft, and not filled with toxins.  I love that they offer several options depending on what you like.  They’re luxury sheets but at affordable prices.  Check out the sheets here! 
  12. Fitglow Beauty Lip Serums- Say hello to your new favorite lip serum- but for real!  These are my favorite lip glosses in green beauty. I hadn’t found a favorite until I used these.  Now I can’t go back!  They aren’t sticky, or goopy like you might think.  They are so smooth, hydrating and nourishing.  The founder actually made them to act like a lip serum for the lips that is filled with antioxidants and vitamins.  Check out all the lip colors here! 
  13. Crunchi Foundation Brush- This foundation brush is EVERYTHING!  It’s so soft, love that it has a flat top and is vegan.  I know it sounds funny but when it comes to foundation brushes this brush takes the cake!  Get yours here! 
  14. Blendtec Blender- Yep, a quality high speed blender changes lives.  I’ve had my Blendtec Blender now for over 4 years and I can’t recommend it enough.  I love that it gets my smoothies so smooth, and can make nut butters.  It gets used at least once a day if not twice. Check it out here! 
  15. Cuisinart Food Processor- I didn’t get a food processor until this last year and I’m kind of kicking myself that I waited this long.  It’s seriously SO amazing!  I use it for my raw veggie bread, kale chip recipes, protein balls, granola bars- the list is endless!  This is the one I have! 
  16. Vitacost- where do I even start with Vitacost?!  I love this online health food store.  It has all my favorite natural products for food and living but at a fraction of the cost.  Plus, they’re always offering coupon codes!  I can’t recommend them enough!  Check out my Vitacost blog post here on what I like to buy.  Shop Vitacost here! 
  17. If you care parchment paper- I know how has a parchment paper changed my life- well it has, allow me to explain.  Parchment paper can actually be really toxic.  It’s bleached and can contain many toxic chemicals.  Things that you don’t want in your food and eventually in your body.  In comes If You Care Parchment Paper- it’s unbleached, and nontoxic.  So basically you can have your cake and eat it too!  I love using parchment paper everyday for cooking. It makes cleaning after cooking so easy!  Get your parchment paper here! 
  18. Body Love Book- This book really opened my eyes to how our bodies process sugar, carbs, protein, fats, etc.  If  you’re wondering why you’re feeling low on energy, can’t lose the weight, or other health issues- check this book out.  She breaks it down so simply!  Get your book here! 
  19. Honest Beauty Mascara- This mascara is my FAVE in natural beauty!  It works like no other mascara and stays put.  Plus, you can get it from Amazon for $14.99!  Grab one for yourself and a friend here! 
  20. Reusable Water Bottle- I don’t think I need to explain why this is such a life changer but I’ll give you a brief overview.  Plastic bottles aren’t going away and the more we stop using them, the more change we can create.  Plastic contains a host of problems in our bodies too.  Have you ever drank out of a plastic water bottle? You can literally taste the plastic!  Grab a reusable water bottle and change your life and the environment! 
  21. Raw veggie Bread Ebook- I love raw veggie bread.  Sounds weird but it literally has changed the way I eat and consume veggies.  I dabbled in raw veggie bread here and there but didn’t start consistently making it until 2018.  Wow, what a difference that made!  My hubs is addicted and so am I.  Imagine consuming a ton of veggies in a piece of bread that is made with healthy fats like nuts or seeds, olive oil and flaxseed…you would become addicted too.  I use mine for veggie wraps, dip in hummus, egg wraps, and to just eat by itself.  Check out the e-course I took here! 
  22. Excalibur Dehydrator- Have you ever made kale chips in the dehydrator?  Yeah, it’s life changing as well.  Once you make them in the dehydrator, you’ll never go back to the oven.  Plus, in the dehydrator all the nutrients are kept intact, since it’s not cooked past 115.  I use my dehydrator for making raw veggie bread too, fruit leather, dried fruit, sprouted nuts- again the list is endless!  Check out my Excalibur Dehydrator here! 
  23. Safe Sleeve Cell Phone and iPad Case- This is the case I use for both my cell phone and iPad to shield myself from harmful EMF’s. I love knowing that I’m not exposing myself to harmful radiation.  Check them out here!
  24. Beautycounter Countertime Collection- I’ve been using these for over 6 months and they’re literally changing my skin.  They contain plant derived retinol, antioxidants and peptides.  They seriously work!  I always tell people if you’re looking for products that deliver in natural beauty, then look no further, these are it!  These products are what are going to help with those fine lines and help to age gracefully.  Get them here! 
  25. Activ Whey Protein Powder-  If you follow me, you know I love Activ Whey!  It’s a goat whey protein that comes in vanilla and chocolate. Tastes amazing- you will become addicted.  It also   is so light, not heavy at all.  It’s completely different than cow’s whey.  It’s hypo-allergenic versus allergenic, is immune boosting and promotes healthy digestion.  Check it out here! 
  26. Primal Pastures– This grass-fed organic meat delivery box is next level!  From chicken, to beef, to pork- they deliver to your front door.  I love knowing that I’m getting quality meat and supporting farmers doing the right thing.  Check it out here!  
  27. Stasher Bags- These silicone bags have changed my food storage game for the better!  I don’t use plastic bags anymore.  But use these instead.  They aren’t leaching any toxic chemicals, and I save money because I’m not constantly buying plastic bags.  Plus, you’re saving the environment!  Get yours here! 
  28. E3 Live- This is an organic algae that has given me energy and helped my hashimotos.  I started taking it over a year ago and I have felt so much better taking it!  It gives my body all the nutrients!  Algae supports digestion and the immune system, helps with mental clarity, and brain health.  Trust me, this stuff is SO good!  Get your E3Live here! 
  29. Ilia True Skin Serum Foundation- I talk about this foundation all the time and sometimes I feel like a broken record but it’s because I just love it!  It doesn’t look heavy on the skin, covers redness, and creates and overall polished glow.  You’ll be loving how your skin looks.  I’ve tried all the natural foundations and this one always calls to me!  It performs just like it’s name- True Skin Serum Foundation.  I wear the color SF3. Snag it here! 
  30. Almond Cow- I never knew I needed this clever gadget until I started to use it- now I don’t know how I got along without it.  It makes making nut milks a breeze- I mean seriously so easy!  You’ll love it!  Get your Almond Cow here! 
  31. Greenpan Pots and Pans These are the best pots and pans I’ve used in the kitchen.  I can’t recommend them enough.  Things don’t stick like they used too, it’s so easy to clean and it continues to look good.  Plus, they’re not super expensive like other pots and pans. Get one here!
  32. Ursa Major Sublime Sage Spray Deodorant- I probably have tried at least 50 natural deodorants and then I tried Ursa Major’s Sublime Sage Spray Deodorant.  Once I tried it though, there was no going back.  This deodorant doesn’t mess around.  It doesn’t irritate my skin, and keeps me smelling fresh all day long.  I’m not the only one that thinks this.  This is my hubs favorite deodorant too!  Snag one here! 
  33. Kosmatology Hand Soap-  There’s hand soaps and then there’s Kosmatology Hand Soaps.  These hands soaps are squeaky clean, don’t dry out your hands(hello) and come in a ton of fun scents.  Get one for you and for a friend here! 
  34.  Dazzle Dry Nail Polish- I feel like a broken record but the proof is in the pudding!  This natural nail polish option is literally changing my life.  It acts like a gel polish but in all the right ways.  It doesn’t ruin or strip your natural nail like conventional gel polish does.  My nails actually feel stronger!  It also dries in 5 minutes- yes let me repeat myself, 5 minutes!  It also last for 7-10 days.  As a busy mom this is basically my favorite thing ever!  Check them out here!
  35. Silicone Straws- These are larger silicone straws but I love the large size.  Great for drinking water out of but also for drinking smoothies.  Things don’t get stick in the small straws and they’re easy to clean.  Get them here!  

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50 Natural Gift Ideas

50 Natural Gift Ideas

There’s two weeks until Christmas and I’ve got 50 natural gift ideas to help keep you on the right track when it comes to all your holiday shopping.  These 50 natural gift ideas are tried and true favorites of mine that could be used as a stocking stuffer, gift for mom, sister, hubs, and friend.  I’ve got your back!

 

50 Natural Gift Ideas:

  • Blue Lotus Roobios Chai Tea- I love this chai tea! I can’t do caffeine so when I found this caffeine free chai I was over the moon.  It comes in this cute little tin with scooper.  I steam some of this coconut milk, add some stevia drops and it’s tastes like a serious treat!  Get it here!
  • Honest Beauty Mascara- This is hands down my favorite natural beauty mascara- obsessed!  And it’s the cheapest one too!  Get it here.
  • Fitglow Beauty Lip Serums- Anyone would love to get one of these!  From sister, to mom- they are the best little lip product.  Completely clean, hydrating, and filled with antioxidants to keep your lips looking fresh and young. Get them here!
  • Minted- I love everything Minted does.  From holiday cards, stationary, framed art, framed photos- I use them every year for our holiday cards and I’m always so happy with them.  I also love their framed art!  Check out Minted here!
  • Leahlani Mermaid Mask- Not sure what to get your teenage daughter?  Or maybe a co-worker?  This is it.  This mask works with any skin type and leaves you glowing afterwards.  Plus, it’s super budget friendly!  Get it here!
  • Beautycounter Countertime Collection- Would it even be a gift guide without this natural skincare collection in it?  This is it when it comes to clean skincare that gives results!  Plant-derived retinol doesn’t mess around. Get it here! 
  • Ursa Major Sublime Sage Spray Deodorant- My hubs and I just starting using this a couple weeks ago and are officially obsessed!  Get it here!
  • Fed and Fit’s Cook Once Eat All Week Cookbook- I love how easy this cookbook sets you up for success for the week.  Eating healthy shouldn’t have to be complicated and Cassy makes it so simple with this cookbook.  Get it here!
  • Madewell Beanie- I’ve been living in this beanie for quite some time now.  It’s cozy and chic all rolled into one. Check out the colors here!
  • No More Dirty Looks- This book is where it all started for me 10 years ago in my journey into natural beauty.  It may be a little dated but the principles still ring true.  They simplify the whole clean beauty process.  Get it here!
  • Rachel Hollis Start Today Journal- I got this for my birthday and I’m obsessed!  It walks you through prompts each day in living out your goals and life.  Such a simple practice with profound impact.  Get it here!
  • The Detox Box Subscription- This natural beauty box doesn’t just have skincare, but makeup and hair products.  A little of everything.  Anyone would be thrilled to get this box each month!  Get it here!
  • Organic Sheets- Since we spend 1/3 of our life sleeping, it’s important to know what you’re sleeping on.  We love these organic sheets! Get them here!
  • Salt, Fat, Acid and Heat- This book basically helps you learn the fundamentals of good cooking and breaks it down easily.  Since we know cooking our food ourselves yields so much more nutrition, it’s important to know the basics of cooking.  Get it here!
  • Four Sigmatic Cacao Mix- This hot cocoa is not only clean but it takes it to the next level with added mushrooms- a superfood.  Don’t worry you can’t taste the mushrooms. Get it here!
  • Instant Pot- Basically anyone can benefit from this and it will make your life SO much easier.  I cook meat, soups, eggs, oatmeal- it does everything!  Get it here!
  • Stainless Steel Dehydrator- I love my dehydrator and I’ve gotten several questions about a stainless steel one. I wasn’t aware of one until now!  It looks so chic and it’s not made of plastic- what more could you want?!  Get it here!  
  • Salt Lamp- This is not only a great night light but also great for helping reduce EMF’s, provide air purification and create a sense of calm.  I have one on my night stand.  Get one here!
  • Mark and Graham Scarf- My friend just bought me this scarf as a gift for Christmas and I love.  It’s monogrammed and so beautiful!  Get one here!
  • Deep Nutrition Book- This book will change your life if you let it!  I couldn’t put it down.  Back by so much research it will get you eating life giving foods in no time.  Get it here!
  • Kasandrinos Olive Oil- If you have a foodie in your family, this is the gift.  It’s authentic olive oil from Greece.  The flavor is insane!  I always tell people about it and they fall in love.  Get it here!
  • Hair Barrettes- These chic hair barrettes are so fun!  Barrettes have made a come back.  These offer a feminine touch with the pale pink and tortoise look.  Get them here!
  • Flawless in Five- This makeup set from Beautycounter is the perfect set to give for someone transitioning over to clean beauty.  It takes the guesswork out of shopping at 5 different online stores too!  Get it here!
  • Elite Fuel- Looking for a pre-workout drink that isn’t loaded with chemicals?!  This is it!  Elite Fuel is made by a naturopathic doctor and works.  My hubs is obsessed.  Get it here!
  • Activ Whey Protein Powder- This is my favorite protein powder.  It is squeaky clean and feels so light.  I never feel bloated or heavy after taking it.  Finding a decent protein powder is no small feat these days.  Read more on why I love this protein powder so much here.  And buy it here!
  • True Botanicals Advanced Hydration Mask- This mask is a favorite for the winter season when skin can feel parched and dry.  This gives your skin all the moisture and hydration it craves during this colder season.  Get it here!
  • Hot Tools Nano Ceramic Curling Iron- I love this curling iron! It not only gives me lasting curls but it helps protect my hair from heat damage.  Plus, it adds shine to my hair!  Get it here!
  • GHD Flat Iron- This award winning flat iron is the best.  I love how smooth it gets my hair and how it doesn’t pull my hair when I curl my hair with it too.  Check it out here!
  • Josh Rosebrook Hair Spray- Switching over your hair spray is one of the best things you can do for the health of you and the environment.  Conventional hair sprays are loaded with the worst chemicals.  This is the best natural hair spray in clean beauty!  Get it here!
  • Beautycounter Lip Sheers- I don’t know who wouldn’t love one of these lip sheers!  They are perfect for a teenager, young adult, mom, and grandma.  They add a pop of color and lots of hydration.  Get them here!
  • Primally Pure Deodorant- This deodorant takes the cake when it comes to smelling clean and squeaky clean ingredients.  I love the blue tansy and my hubs loves the charcoal!  Get them here!
  • Atomic Habits Book- Everyone and anyone should read this!  Who doesn’t want to start a good habit and have it actually stick?  This book breaks it down for you and makes it easy to do the things you set out to do.  Get it here!
  • Jade Roller- This is perfect for any skincare aficiando.  It helps to de-puff and increase circulation, as well as minimize fine lines.  Get your jade roller here!
  • The Sill- This is the perfect gift for someone who lives far away.  You can send them a plant.  Plants not only help clean the air but have been shown to help with mood.  I’ve sent this as a gift before and my friend loved it!  Get them here!
  • Patagonia Pullover- I’ve had this for over a year and love it!  I wear it all the time and always get compliments on it.  Worth every penny.  Get it here!
  • Blue Light Blocking Glasses- These are essential, especially if you’re looking at a screen the whole day.  Now they have super chic ones.  Check them out here!
  • Quay Sunglasses- I get compliments on these sunglasses all the time!  They help cover up puffy eyes and are so chic looking.  Get them here!
  • Nut Pods- Do you have someone who is obsessed with creamer but the really bad kind?  Then get them these!  They are made with nut milk and not dairy and no artificial ingredients.  Get them here!
  • Live Botanical Glowing Honey Mask- It wouldn’t be a gift guide if I didn’t include this on it.  I’m obsessed with this little mask.  I use it in the morning before I brush my teeth and when I remove it, I’m left with glowing skin.  Get it here!
  • West Elm Bedding- I love their organic blankets and coverlets- so chic but also sustainably sourced.  Get them here!
  • Simplified Planner- This planner is super cute but also super practical.  Get a head start on the new year with a planner.  Get them here!
  • Beautycounter Cream Blush- I love a good cream blush for winter.  It makes skin look dewy and youthful, especially during the cold weather.  Get one here!
  • Kosas Lipsticks- I love a good Kosas lipstick!  The pigment, longevity and color options are so good.  If you’re looking for a red, get Electra- you’ll be getting compliments left and right.  Check them out here!
  • Josh Rosebrook Active Enzyme Exfoliation- Say hello to your favorite exfoliant.  No matter how many products you use, if you don’t have a good exfoliant, your skin isn’t going to glow.  This is the best one in clean beauty!  Get it here!
  • Innersense Whipped Cream Texturizer- I use this product everyday on my girl’s hair and on mine and my hub’s uses it.  You could say it’s well loved.  It helps to define curls, eliminate frizz and smooth hair, as well as add a bit of texture.  I can’t recommend it enough!  Get it here! 
  • Josh Rosebrook Serum Spray- Looking for a heat protectant spray, that also helps to smooth and eliminate frizz?  This is it.  I spray it on before I blow dry.  Get it here!
  • Eco Tan Self Tanner- Looking for a self tanner that warms up your complexion and doesn’t look orange?  Then check out Eco Tan.  Coventional self tanners are filled with so many toxic chemicals, not this one!  Get it here!
  • Osmia Organics Soaps- These are more like works of arts versus just a bar of soap.  They are packaged so beautifully.  The perfect hostess gift, stocking stuffer or Christmas gift.  Check out all the scents here!
  • 100% Pure Bright Eyes Mask- These under eye masks help eliminate under eye puffiness in minutes.  Anyone could use these.  Get them here!
  • -Vitruvi Stone Essential Oil Diffuser- This is the essential oil diffuser I have and love!  It looks modern and blends well into decor.  I like that it isn’t plastic and has 3 hour continuous or 7 hour interval settings. Plus, you can get it on Amazon!  Get your Vitruvi here!

 

That concludes my 50 natural gift ideas!  Tell me what’s one of your best gift ideas?

 

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Natural Holiday Sales

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Natural Holiday Sales

I’ve got the lowdown on all the Black Friday/Cyber Monday natural holiday sales!  You want sales- I’ve got them!  From green beauty, and natural living- I’ve got you covered.  This is the time to invest in some serious natural loot.  

I’ve listed out the best sales happening as well as some of my favorite picks from each of the sites.  This is it when it comes to Black Friday/Cyber Monday Natural Holiday Sales!

*I listed them in order of category.  So Natural Beauty, Natural Home, etc.

 

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So many natural products on sale right now!

 

 

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Natural Holiday Sales

 

 

Natural Beauty-

 

Beautycounter- Sale starts November 22nd- December 2nd.

*15% off sitewide + free shipping over $50.

  • Holiday Sets- No one knows what they’re bringing back after holiday, so it’s a good time to snag anything you think you might want! I’m obsessed with the Starlight Palette, Bright Eyes Treatment, Glow and Go Mini’s and Holiday Hand Cream Trio. 
  • Eyeshadow Palettes- I’ve been around the block in green beauty for a good while- 9 years and these are the best eyeshadows I’ve used!  They stay on so well and are highly pigmented.  Trust me- you’ll get it when you try them. I have all the palettes and love them!  There are 3 palettes- Classic, Statement, and Romantic.
  • Sheer Lipsticks- I love how these feel on my lips.  They’re hydrating, give a slight sheen and give the perfect subtle pop of color.  I have Rose- shimmering rose pink.
  • Countertime Line- I feel like a broken record but this natural anti-aging line with plant-derived retinols is literally the best!  I love all the products from the line.  The Cleansing Oil, Hydrating Essence, Supreme Cream and Tripeptide Radiance Serum.

Shop Beautcounter here!

 

True Botanicals- They’ll be giving 20% off site-wide Friday (11/29) through Monday (12/2).

*For every $50 you spend, they give you $10 to come back and spend on someone else for holiday gifting in December. (They automatically apply this to your cart and this offer expires on Dec 31.)  For existing subscribers, every item you’re currently subscribed to gets 20% off in its NEXT shipment.  I mean this only happens once a year people- stock up! I can’t live without the Antioxidant Booster and Cellular Repair Serum.

  • Antioxidant Booster- Got fine lines, sun spots?  This is for you.  It helps to give your skin all the nutrients it needs to repair itself!
  • Cellular Repair Serum- This serum is my go too! It’s full of antioxidants. I mix it with the Antioxidant Booster- your skin will thank you.
  • Aromatherapy Collection- These smell so good and are easy to have in your purse.  They have 3 different scents all made with essential oils.

Shop True Botanicals here!

 

Credo Beauty- Sale starts 11/25- 12/1.

*Free gift with purchase of $125. 7-piece gift includes(value $100):

    • Mini Goldfaden Brightening Elixir
    • Mini Ilia Liquid Light Serum Highlighter in Nova
    • Mini Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Lift Serum
    • Mini Ursa Major Golden Hour Recovery Cream
    • Mini One love Organics Vitamin B Enzyme Cleansing Oil
    • Mini Evolvh SmartStart Leave In Conditioner
    • Snow Fox Sheet Masque in Japanese Cherry Blossom

Cyber Monday- TBA

Shop Credo here!

 

The Detox Market-  Sale starts Tuesday Nov. 26th- Monday Dec, 2nd.

*$15 off $100 purchase.  Get $40 off $200 purchase + get a FREE full size Pai BioRegenerate Rosehip Oil ($44 value).  Get $100 off $400 purchase + get a FREE full size Pai BioRegenerate Rosehip Oil + FREE Jade Gemstone Facial Roller ($74 value).

Shop The Detox Market Here!

 

Aillea-  Sale starts November 26th- December 2.

20% online and in stores. Online code: FESTIVE. Certain brands excluded (Josh Rosebrook, Kypris, May Lindstrom, Vintner’s Daughter). All sales final. Gift cards excluded. Cannot be applied to previous purchases. 
  • Kosas Lipsticks- If you follow me, you know I can’t get enough of the Kosas Lipsticks! I haven’t found a color I didn’t love.
  • Ilia True Skin Serum Foundation- This foundation is pretty amazing.  It covers but also still looks like your skin. I wear SF3.
  • Maya Chia Highlight of the Day- These liquid highlighters are the best.  I love applying them and then adding a powdered highlighter on top.

Shop Aillea here! 

 

Integrity Botanicals- Thursday November 28th at 8pm- Monday December 2nd.

 *15% off orders of $100 or more with code: IBBF15 and 20% off orders of $200 or more with code: IBBF20. Discounts exclude the following brands: Josh Rosebrook, La Bella Figura, Kypris, May Lindstrom & Vintner’s Daughter.  They will also be offering something on Cyber Monday if you are signed up for their newsletter. 

  • Fitglow Lip Serums- I love these!  They are similar to a gloss but not goopy and so hydrating.
  • Rahua- Love their hair products!  From shampoo to conditioners and their Enchanted Island Salt Spray.

Shop all of Integrity Botanicals here! 

 

Pharmaca- Now through December 2nd.

30% OFF Entire Orders with Code; GETREADY! Plus Free Shipping over $45!
  • Vapour Beauty- Love their Multi- Use sticks for lips and cheeks
  • RMS- Love their Un- CoverUp. I wear shade #22.
  • Inika Beauty- Love their liquid foundation, bronzer, eyeshadows.

Shop Pharmaca here!

 

Beauty Heroes-  Thursday, Nov. 28th- Dec. 2nd

Black Friday/Cyber Monday-

Offer: This Black Friday, shop like a member and save 15% in the Beauty Store. Members save an additional 20%.

  • All products.
  • All Past & LTD Edition Discoveries.
  • Plus, the more you spend, the more we shower you with Love More Gifts:

Spend $125: Receive Maya Chia The Optimist (50ml)- $29 value!

Spend $300: Receive Josh Rosebrook Cacao Antioxidant Mask (.75oz)- $38 value!

Spend $500: Receive Tabitha James Kraan Scented Hair Oil (30ml)- $55 value!

Spend $750: Receive LILFOX Kalahari Eye Serum (10ml)- $68 value!

Spend $1000: Receive Graydon Skincare Full Moon Serum (30ml) – $87 value!

 ***Love More Gifts tier, so as you reach the next tier you also receive each previous Love More gift as well. Maximum Total Value: $277!!!***

Note: Laurel Skin Products ARE included in our Black Friday/Cyber Monday promotion. As you know, this is the only time per year Laurel Skin allows products to be discounted.

 *some exclusions apply (Josh Rosebrook, Jewelry, and subscriptions are excluded)  

Shop Beauty Heroes here!

 

The Choosy Chick- Black Friday- Cyber Monday.

*15% off (no min. order) storewide with code: THANKFUL beginning Thanksgiving at 8:00 pm. The first 24 hours they will offer a “Web Buster” with every purchase:  28 Litsea Petala Lip Balm in a new holiday flavor: Vanilla Spice.  This will be given with ANY size order, but only from Thanksgiving through Friday 11/29. 
 
In addition, they are excited to announce the launch of our Holiday Green Glam Box – a Limited Edition selection of FULL SIZE bestsellers at an incredible price. $143 value for $99, and products have been handpicked from our bestsellers by our staff.
 
  • Quick Flick- This is a genius product!  It’s a stamp on one end and then the other end is similar to a sharpie marker tip- so easy to use compared to the paint brush applicators out there.  You just stamp it on your eye to create that winged look and then you can fill it in with the other side- so amazing!  It stays on great too! 
  • Eco Tan- I love this self tanner for body and for face.  It looks so natural and doesn’t smell funky.  Can’t recommend it enough!  Who doesn’t want to look bronzed in the winter?! 
  • Kosmatology Hand Soaps- I love these hand soaps!  They are literally the best in clean beauty.  They smell good and are squeaky clean.  I also love that they’re foaming soaps.  My hands never get dried out.  

Shop all The Choosy Chick here!

 

Live Botanical- Starts Friday Nov. 29th and ends Monday Dec. 2nd.

*25% off Use Code: GRATEFUL25

Shop Live Botanical here!

 

Leahlani- Friday November 29, through Monday December 2.  

*Save 20% off all individual products with code ALOHAFRIDAY. GIFT WITH PURCHASE:
Full sized Mahina Replenishing Elixir ($72 value!) with all orders over $200. The gift will automatically show up in your cart when the minimum is met. 

Shop Leahlani here!

 

Primally Pure- They have the best deodorants! My hubs loves the charcoal one and I love the blue tansy scent.  They really work so well!  I also love their simplified skincare products and dry shampoo.

  • Black Friday: Get a free 1.7 oz deo of choice for every $50 you spend
  • Small Biz Saturday + Sunday: Free Shipping on all U.S. orders
  • Cyber Monday: BOGO (buy one get one) on ALL Kits (Spa/Starter/Baby)

Plus use my code: gurlgonegreen20 for 20% off!

Shop all of Primally Pure here!

 

Osmia-  Cyber Monday!

*20% off sitewide on Cyber Monday!  They hardly ever have sales- so get on this. No code needed.

  • Body Soaps- These soaps are the best! I talk about them a lot, for good reason.  I love their coffee mint!
  • Night Body Oil- Want a seriously luxurious body oil?  Then snag this.
  • Black Clay Facial Soap- This soap I’m pretty sure has won awards- everyone loves it.

Shop Osmia here!

 

Kosmatology- Black Friday Sales & Cyber Monday.

*Black Friday Sale will run from Wednesday November 27 through Sunday December 1, 2019. Shoppers can use code THINKCLEAN19 to save 30% off their total Kosmatology product purchase, including gift boxes.

*For Cyber Monday, December 2, shoppers can save 20% off their total product purchase with code CYBER19 and save even bigger with FREE shipping on orders over $50 with code CYBERSHIP!

Shop Kosmatology here!

 

Root- Starts Thursday, November 28 at 6:00pm CST – Sunday, December 1.

*Check out all their deals and to save here!

  • Pearl Powder- I talk about this powder a lot- My fave powder foundation.  I wear G35.
  • Pretty Balms- These pretty balms give just a hint of color.  Great stocking stuffer!
  • Pretty Booster- Great liquid foundation!

Shop Root here!

 

Laurel- Friday Nov. 29th- Monday Dec. 2nd. SHE ONLY HAS ONE SALE A YEAR!  

*20% off using code: THANKFUL. She also has some free gifts with purchase. Spend $300 and get a free Spiritual Warrior ($80 value). Spend $400 and get both the free Spiritual Warrior ($80), plus her Antioxidant Serum ($96).

Shop Laurel here!

 

Aleavia- Sale starts Black Friday- Cyber Monday.

*30% off!!! Use code: BF30.

Shop all of Aleavia here!

 

OSEA- November 28 – December 2.

*Gift With Purchase- Free Hyaluronic Sea Serum ($88 value) with purchase of $135+
OR a Free Hyaluronic Sea Serum ($88 value) AND Anti-Aging Body Balm ($48 value) with purchase of $200+.

  • Atmosphere Protection Cream- This protection cream is one of the best.  It feels so hydrating for everyday wear and not greasy at all.
  • Ocean Cleanser- This Ocean Cleanser is one of my favorites! It emulsifies just enough to get all the makeup and grime from the day off but doesn’t feel stripping. 

Shop OSEA here!

 

Natural Beauty Boxes-

 

Boxwalla- They are such a special curated natural beauty box!  

*They are offering:

1) A Minimalist’s Skincare Routine: With African Botanics Le Masque Hydralift Intense and 5YINA Lucent Hydrolat and Beauty Oil .
Cost: $120; Retail Value: $360. Savings: $240
 
2) Masks and Moisturize: With African Botanics Le Masque Hydralift Intense, Malaya Organics Advanced Neem Repair Mask, Flower and Spice Soothe and Repair Daily Moisturizer.
Cost : $110; Retail Value: $340, Savings: $230
 
3) Pick ANY three Boxes (single boxes that are in stock on the one-time page) for $149 for U.S. customers (depending on the boxes they choose, savings will be around $400+ off retail) :

Shop Boxwalla here!

 

The Clean Beauty Box- Sale starts 11/26- 12/2. 

*20% off entire store with code: GRATEFUL20. Also free shipping over $50. 

Get the Clean Beauty Box here! They offer a bi-monthly box featuring some of the best natural beauty products. Plus they offer tons of “IT” clean beauty brands.

The Clean Beauty Box here!

 

Natural Home-

 

Berkey Water Filter- This is the water filter I’ve had for over 7 years- filters it all out! You have to click the link here and enter your email address in order to access Berkey’s sales.  This sale only happens once a year!  

Shop Berkey here!

 

Almond Cow- This is my favorite way to make nut milk! It makes it so easy! Does it all for you. They have one sale a year on Cyber Monday- TBA!

Check out Almond Cow here!

 

Sol Organix Organic Sheets- Love their sheets for all seasons.  Check out my full review here.

30% OFF using code: BF2019 for Black Friday and code: CM2019 for Cyber Monday. 

  • Love their percale sheets and sateen sheets!  

Shop SOL Organix here!

 

Huut Organic Bedding- These Egyptian organic sheets are amazing! Check out their site for all the deals. Check out my full review here.

  • We have the king Egyptian sheet set and love it!

Shop Huut Sheets here! 

 

White Lotus Home Organic Pillows and Organic Mattresses- 

*Use Coupon Code: GGG25 for 25% off! 

Shop White Lotus Home Here!

 

My Green Mattress- Nov. 25th- Dec. 2nd. A great budget friendly mattress!

25% off using code: BLACKFRIDAY + FREE LATEX PILLOW USING CODE: GGGPILLOW

Shop all of My Green Mattress here!

 

Smoothie Box- 

*They are offering 30% off your first box + a free mug!

I love that their smoothies are organic, low in sugar and have a healthy balance of protein and fat. 

Shop Smoothie Box here!

 

Minted- I’m obsessed with Minted! I’ve gotten my holiday cards through them the last 3 years, just got my full collage of photos in the mail to hang on the wall and love their stationary.  Plus, they have a brand new membership program that is amazing!

  • Just got these photo gifts in the mail and I’m going to make a collage.  They literally do all the work for you.  All you have to do is hang them up!  Saves this mama so much time.
  • Minted Holiday Cards- They look so chic and have so many designs to choose from.  Plus, I get mine printed on recycled paper- win/win!
  • Minted More is the membership program that boasts 30% off holiday cards, 20% off other Minted products year round, free shipping and a limited edition selection of handpicked design delights from our community of independent artists (valued at $160). The cost for Minted More membership is just $38 annually. 

Shop all of Minted here!

 

Seeking Health- Love these supplements!  Formulated by Dr. Ben Lynch, they are third party verified and legit!

15% OFF on Black Friday!!

Shop all of Seeking Health here!

 

That sums up my Black Friday/Cyber Monday natural holiday sales!  See anything you love? What are you getting this year?  Also, don’t forget to download my Natural Christmas Guides!  I have so many more options from green beauty, natural skincare, natural men, organic baby/child, clean living and more.  Check them out below!

 

Gift Guides- (To help Shop the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Natural Holiday Sales)

 

 

Natural holiday sales

Sharing all my favorite natural and organic beauty + living brand sales on the blog!

 

Natural Beauty Gifts Under $30

Natural Beauty Gifts Under $30

Today I’m sharing my favorite natural beauty gifts under $30 on the blog!  It can be hard to find the perfect gift often when the gifts are all out of budget.  That’s why I created a budget friendly natural beauty gift guide.  A guide that takes the guesswork out of having to spend more than you want.  But still you are able to give that special someone a great gift.  I’ve rounded out my favorite gifts under $30!  All of these are tried and true and products I would recommend over and over again to family and friends.  You will definitely put a smile on someone’s face with one of these gifts. 

Stay tuned as I’ll be sharing more gift guides as it gets closer to Black Friday and Cyber Monday- I don’t want you to miss out on anything!

 

Best Natural Beauty Gifts Under $30:

 

  1. ($7-$30) 100% Pure Eye Bright Eye Mask- These are the perfect gift for a tired mama- who am I kidding all the mamas are probably tired! 😉 You apply these underneath your eyes and they help to de-puff and add hydration to the underneath eye area.  It’s basically like a cup of coffee for underneath your eyes- need I say more?!  Get them here!  
  2. ($30) Ursa Major All Star Travel Kit- This is such a great starter kit for someone new to natural beauty or for a seasoned natural beauty buff who wants some travel friendly clean beauty.  It includes a face wash, deodorant, face wipes and  their Golden Hour Recovery Cream.  What’s even better?  The products are unisex and work great for either women or men!  Get it here!
  3. ($20) Innersense Hydrate Travel Trio- This is such a steal.  You get three of Innersense hair staples. Their leave in conditioner(best in green beauty), plus their Hydrating Cream Hairbath and Hydrating Cream Conditioner.  These are some of the best natural beauty hair products out there!  Especially great for curly haired gals, or those with dry, coarse hair.  Check them out here!
  4. ($27) Rose Quartz Facial Roller- This is one of the best gifts for anyone.  It not only helps to de-puff the skin but also help fade fine lines and wrinkles.  Your skin will look overall brighter and more awake after using a facial roller.   Check them out here!
  5. ($16) Primally Pure Deodorant- This deodorant is so good and works!  I’ve tried them all and I keep going back to this one.  It delivers!  It keeps me smelling fresh all day long.  My hubs loves the Charcoal Deodorant too!  Check them out here!
  6. ($20) Beautycounter One Step Remover Wipes- These are the best natural beauty wipes in clean beauty!  I’ve tried them all and I always go back to these.  They arhttps://primallypure.com/collections/deodorant?rfsn=2306463.c6bb60e the perfect amount of moisture.  Not too dry and not too wet. They remove all my makeup effortlessly. Who doesn’t love a face wipe!  Get them here!
  7. ($14) Aila Nail Polish- This is my favorite natural nail polish brand.  They have so many great color options, plus they stay on.  They even have a clear top coat that rates a 1 on EWG!  It’s called Better Than Gel.  A great topcoat that acts like a gel polish.  Check out all the colors here! 
  8. ($28) Kosas Lipsticks- If you’ve followed me for a hot minute then you know I’m obsessed with these lipsticks. They are hydrating, pigment is great and they stay put.  What’s not to love!  I love so many of the colors.  From Electra, Rosewater and Royal.  Check them out here!
  9. ($22) Josh Rosebrook Hydrating Accelerator- This hydrating mist smells amazing and really works!  It feel so good on the skin post cleansing.  Smells like vanilla- which I love.  This is also great for on planes when skin can get extra dry.  The perfect hydrating mist to throw in your purse too!  Get it here!
  10. ($28) Organic Bath Co Peaceful Body Butter- This body butter is what dreams are made of!  It comes in a glass jar which I love and feels like butter on your skin.  It smells amazing too!  Who doesn’t want some natural body butter?!  Get it here! 

 

Check out my other gift guides below:

 

 

See any faves?  What budget friendly natural beauty products do you love?

 

natural beauty under $30

Sharing all my favorite natural beauty gifts under $30 on the blog.