The Detox Marketalways knows how to kick the new year off right by curating their Best of Green Beauty Box, featuring top customer-favorite products from the past year. I’ve always turned to The Detox Market for their great selection in organic and natural beauty and skincare products, ranging from classic brands that have been my favorites, to exciting, lust-worthy discoveries. These limited edition boxes are wildly popular and never seem to stay on the shelves for too long, so head over to The Detox Market ASAP to snag one before they’re sold out! Read on to see what was included in the 2017 Best of Green Beauty Box and my thoughts:
Another catch-up on my Goodbeing subscription! December went by so quickly, I completed my graduate school studies (phew!) and then was traveling a lot for the holidays. The December Goodbeing box I received was a lovely mix of products for the season.
The Goodbeingbox* I received for the month of November arrived right as I was packing to leave for Thanksgiving celebrations at my in-laws’ house. It had been a very busy month and the quote included in my Goodbeing box helped me step back for a moment, and I was reminded to be thankful to my loved ones who inspire and encourage me. From the French-German theologian, Albert Schweitzer: “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has come to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.”
Every new year I resolve to be a bit better about taking time and putting some effort into my daily beauty routine. Managing to switch up my daily hair styles is part of this, yet always feels the most frustrating to me. This year I’ve decided to take small, meaningful steps to discover hair products and tools that work for me and not stress over my lack of hair styling skills.
It’s starting to be that busy time of the year and in the midst of all the chaos, I’ve been continually reminded to focus on family and my own well-being. I’ll be finishing up my graduate studies (for good!) right before Christmas this year and I’m so excited to spend time with my family and friends without the usual school distractions and stress looming over me. While I haven’t had much free time to update my blog as often as I’ve wanted, I’ve had time to reflect on personal priorities and values, and what’s changed so far.
As the seasons change, so should your skincare—this is a fact I’ve come to learn and live by from my experience with natural and organic beauty. A big factor in making skincare products work for you, comes not only from understanding ingredients but also in learning to satisfy and adapt to your skin’s needs throughout every season.
5YINA is a luxury, natural skincare brand that is the highest quality example of an adaptogenic seasonal skincare collection inspired by the philosophies and processes behind Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
You may not see many subscription box reviews on this blog, and that’s because I never really jumped on that bandwagon. I think it’s a great concept, but for my mindset and lifestyle (and the amount of products I accumulate on my own as it is,) I’ve just never felt the desire to commit to subscription boxes. However, I was sent a Goodbeing* box for October (see my past Goodbeing reviews here) and since a lot has changed with this subscription service, I figured it’d be a useful review to write. Read on to see what’s new with Goodbeing and what makes this subscription box stand apart from the rest.
Credo Beauty’s latestClean Beauty Kit is all about beauty staples. If you’re still feeling stumped on how to transition makeup colors into fall, the #CredoCrush Clean Beauty Makeup Kit is the perfect makeup kit that includes everything you need for a fresh fall look. Including 6 products from top green beauty brands, this Clean Beauty Kit has your whole look covered with an eyeshadow, blush, mascara, highlighter, lipstick, and nail polish.
I’ve tested quite a few natural and organic eyebrow products over the years and it’s pretty amazing to see the wide range of effective and unique brow products that are now on the green beauty market. No longer consisting only of scratchy brow pencils in a limited variety of colors, the green beauty brow sector has expanded and evolved tremendously. The Canadian natural beauty brand, Plumeknown for their brow and eyelash growing serum, has introduced a groundbreaking product, their Nourish & Define Brow Pomade, which I was excited to try out.