Calling all Curlies! And Wavies! Best DIY Gel!

Ok, I know the title of this post is “Best DIY Gel”, but DIY Flaxseed Gel is actually the “Best Gel”, hands-down. This stuff is more nourishing, defining, and smoothing than any other gel or styling product I’ve ever tried. … Continue reading

First Aid Beauty Skin Care Products Review

First Aid Beauty explains the following about the ingredients in their products on their website: “FAB products are free of harsh chemicals and known allergens, including parabens, phthalates, alcohol, fragrances and artificial dyes. Select products also boast FDA-approved over-the-counter formulations … Continue reading

Physical vs. Chemical Exfoliation: Which is better?

Previously, I had been afraid of exfoliating my sensitive skin. I’ve tried a number of “gentle” exfoliants, and even tried making my own from natural foods such as ground oatmeal, ground almonds, and seeds. Everything left my face feeling itchy, … Continue reading

Oil Treatments for your Hair

Source: http://www.pastorelli.com/wdk_pas/wcm/content/products/oil/retail_oil_products.jsp It seems there are an infinite number of nut and seed oils to choose from when it comes to dressing up your salad, and deep-conditioning your hair. But not every oil is right for every hair type. Although … Continue reading

Burt’s Bees Rejuvenating Lip Balm with Açaí Berry Review

Burt’s Bees was definitely a beacon for the natural cosmetics industry. They have been around for a long time, are well established, and are even present in mainstream grocers and drugstores. What’s more is that their products are totally affordable, … Continue reading

GatNature’s Gate Spring Fresh Deodorant Stick Review

Isn’t finding an effective non-toxic deodorant such a drag? When you’ve grown up using aluminum anti-persperants like Secret and Lady Speed Stick, it’s hard to transition to a non-toxic deodorant–probably the most difficult beauty transition I’ve had to make. But … Continue reading

Nature’s Baby Organics Face & Body Moisturizer Review

Who says you have to be a baby to use a baby’s moisturizer? Nature’s Baby Organics certainly doesn’t think so, their motto being “Gentle enough for baby, rich enough for adults.” Nature’s Baby Organics, which is a subsidiary of Nature’s Baby … Continue reading