Sunscreen Stars 2017

Memorial Day Weekend is… tomorrow.  Seriously, where did May go?!  I know you probably haven’t even thought about what’s been sitting in your beach bag for the last year, but it’s time to stock up on safe, nontoxic, eco-friendly sunscreen for you and your family.  Every year, we are offered more Clean options, which is […]

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A New (Awesome) Release from True Botanicals

Oil cleansing and double cleansing have become increasingly popular in the last few years, and it’s no wonder why; it works.  The one product in my skincare regimen that wasn’t from True Botanicals was my makeup remover / oil cleanser, and for years I’d been hoping they would make one.  My wish was finally granted, and […]

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New Lily Lolo Favorites

A clean cosmetics line that I don’t talk about nearly enough is Lily Lolo.  Yes, I have been raving about their mascara for years, (it is my all-time favorite clean mascara, and I’ve tried them all), but the rest of the collection is amazing, too!  And, their packaging is really great.  It’s sturdy, it’s attractive, […]

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Finally! Clean “Purple” Haircare

Clean Beauty has covered a lot of ground in the 5+ years I’ve been testing products, but one thing I’ve really missed is “purple shampoo”.  In my former life, I used a purple-hued color-toning shampoo and conditioner from John Frieda that worked really well; if my color was looking brassy/dull/faded, I could use it for a […]

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My Favorite Aromatherapy Candle

Did you think I extended my hiatus?!  I can’t seem to get much work done around here lately (I’m gonna blame Woody; I can’t stop kissing his sweet lil’ face), and Mother’s Day is just around the corner.  Have you given any thought to what you will give, or if you’re a mother, what you want […]

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Bare Beauty Journal: Life Lately

Well, hello, stranger!  You may have been wondering where I’ve been, or maybe you’ve been too busy to notice.  Either way, I kind of took an unplanned hiatus from the blog over the last two weeks.  I have about one thousand unanswered emails, my Google Analytics and Instagram engagement probably suffered a lot, and you […]

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Earth Day + Some Deals

Happy Friday!  Earth Day is tomorrow, and I’m going to share a few deals with you, but first let’s take a second to honor Mother Earth.  We can all do our part to ease our burden on her without totally disrupting our lifestyle.  Little actions add up, good or bad, so here are some EASY things […]

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What’s in her Bag? Tara of Follain

In this week’s installment of What’s in Her Bag, I bring you Tara Foley of Follain.  Tara launched Follain in July 2013, as the healthy beauty retail alternative, and a catalyst for cleaning up the U.S. beauty industry. Before Follain, Tara researched safe and sustainable skincare, apprenticing on an organic lavender farm in France, and with […]

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April Beauty Heroes: Lilfox

How has another month gone by?  I almost missed the chance to tell you about the April Beauty Heroes Box!  I haven’t tried a new mask in a while so it was a delight to have the excuse to try two (!) with this month’s box.  Lilifox products are made by hand by founder Alexis […]

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