Archive of ‘Beauty’ category

Probiotics: Good for Your Gut, Great for Your Skin: Meet TULA

You’ve all heard of probiotics, right? Those excellent-for-you bacteria that keep your gut (and the rest of you!) healthy and functioning? Well, taking probiotics internally for optimum health has been a part of many cultures for centuries (with culinary traditions of kefir, natto, miso, sauerkraut, and kimchee, for example)…but how about taking probiotics externally? Would […]

Review: Beauty Box 5 and Its Products

I was contacted by Beauty Box 5 to see if I could do a review of their monthly beauty subscription box service. I immediately agreed (after all, who doesn’t like free beauty items?!) and they sent me a customized box in December. My BB5 box came with Coolway Cool Cleanse & Hydrate Shampoo and Conditioner, be […]

My All Natural Style Secrets: A Look at My Daily Beauty Routine

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become more conscious of not only what I put in my body (favoring organic, responsibly-produced, ethically-farmed, and natural products whenever possible)…but also what I put on my body. The skin being the largest organ means that what it absorbs truly makes a difference in not only how you feel, but […]

DIY Healthy Natural Coconut Oil Stick Deodorant

I ran out of my old deodorant awhile ago, and was wondering what to do about it. I had been hearing a lot about “natural” deodorants, and wondered if they worked any better than store-bought.  With all-natural ingredients and no aluminum, they are undoubtedly better for you.  I found some links to various recipes here, […]

The 8 Must-Have Makeup Colors For Spring

Spring is just around the corner!  I am so excited to leave Winter’s grip once and for all…and hope that the rainy weather here in Portland will soon give rise to beautiful bursts of flowers (especially in my garden: my black tulips are beginning to show!!) Along with a change in season comes a change […]

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