The Testing Table \ Vol. 2

(Products listed clockwise, click product names for links. All products purchased by me or received as a sample with orders I purchased myself unless otherwise indicated.) Here’s another roundup of the products I’ve been trying out (a small selection among many!) I’ve definitely been on the hunt for a new cleanser and daily moisturizer since

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The Testing Table \ Vol. 1

I’m not one to do regular posts on “empties” or monthly favorites, because usually there is no rhyme or reason to my beauty routine and I don’t necessarily encourage buying new things every month. However, as annoying as I sound, I do have an unhealthy obsession reading those types of posts on other blogs…. I

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Sappho Organics’ Superior Organic Liquid Foundations

Let’s be honest, I don’t wear a full-coverage foundation every day nor do I necessarily need to. But there are definitely times when I yearn for those heavy-duty, long-lasting conventional foundation formulas that I could easily just slap on and forget about. Can you relate? Thankfully, I’ve been testing products from Sappho Organics and have found

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My First iHerb Haul + a Giveaway!

I’m always on the hunt for outstanding products and equally awesome places to shop. iHerb is a great place to find affordable, natural and organic personal care products, food, and home goods. Not only am I a fan of iHerb’s product selection and prices, but I also admire their commitment to the environment through many eco-friendly initiatives like using recycled

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Beauty Chat: Heidi Craig, Founder of Philtre

I recently discovered Philtre, a new online shop based in San Francisco that specializes in eco-luxe, non-toxic products that are made in the USA. Philtre (pronounced “filter”) caught my eye for its unique organic and natural skincare, beauty, and haircare brands that range from affordable to luxurious. There is also a robust selection for men, kids,

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Smell Beautiful, Save a Life: Pour le Monde Perfumes

I’ve been on quite a natural fragrance kick this year and have discovered some products that really put my beloved toxic scents to shame. What is better than a gorgeously designed, beautifully-smelling, all-natural perfume? One that also gives back. Pour le Monde which means “For the World” in French, creates 100% natural, luxurious fragrances and each perfume benefits a

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