Simplify Your Beauty Routine

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My philosophy when it comes to happiness and life in general is to keep things simple — this means clearing out clutter and making room for the things you love and that serve a purpose in your life. Today, I want to bring this idea to your beauty routine. Waking up in the morning and having to dig through bottle after half-empty bottle of lotions and serums and perfumes in order to find the one you’re looking for creates stress and clutters your mind. By simplifying our beauty routine, we can cultivate a pleasant experience when it comes to our … Read More

Should Clean Hair Mean Dirty Ingredients?

 

When it comes to beauty products laden with nasty ingredients, conventional shampoos are pretty high on the list. If you turned over the bottle in your shower and actually looked at the label, you may be surprised that the stuff that is supposed to be filled with healthy ingredients to make your hair shiny, full, and bouncy is actually a bunch of toxic junk.

Most conventional shampoos include sulfates, in the form of sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, and/or ammonium lauryl sulfate. These sulfates are the detergents in your shampoo that give it that intense lather … Read More

Skin Cleanse: Review

 

I finished my skin cleanse, and I have to say it went by really fast! Three days is really nothing in the scheme of things. If you missed my last post, go back and read it now so that you know what I am talking about!

Overall, I am glad that I did a skin cleanse because it made me much more aware of what I am doing to my skin every day. It makes you question the necessity of skincare products and the whole “cleanse, tone, moisturize” regimen you’ve been taught your entire life. Is all … Read More

Skin Cleanse: Going Three Days with Nothing On Your Face

Hey guys! I had a really nice time visiting my family this week. Thank you for understanding my need to take a little blogging break and just unplug and unwind.

While I was out of town, I made a trip to Barnes and Noble (I could spend waaay too much money there if I wasn’t careful!). One book that I did treat myself to was Adina Grigore’s Skin Cleanse. I tore through it in just a couple of days, but I will definitely be rereading certain sections and revisiting it as a reference.

If you are interested in … Read More