Self Love for Valentine’s Day

If you’ve been following me for the last few years, you know I’m not the biggest fan of Valentine’s Day.  It just seems forced to me, and I think that way too many women (both those with and without a valentine) end up disappointed.  What do we all really need?  We need to love ourselves and […]

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Brighten up Your Winter Face

Photo: Hannah Reynolds It seems that every year around this time, I finally admit to myself that my face could use a boost, and I abandon my usual neutral makeup palette of brown and bronze for something cooler.  But, this year, I discovered something new and really special: The Artist Eye Palette from Vapour Organic […]

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Au Revoir, Wrinkles and Dry Skin!

A little over a year ago, I discovered a cool-Parisian-girl beauty secret.  I have to admit that I was pretty skeptical about the best-selling French supplement, Biocyte Hyaluronic Forté,  but Dara at Ayla Beauty assured me that it made a big difference for her personally; she didn’t need a heavy-duty moisturizer anymore.  (Plus, I know she is super-smart and […]

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Back to Basics with True Botanicals

Every January, there is talk of detoxing and new beginnings, and while I am so NOT detoxing at 36.5 weeks pregnant, I can always get on board with recommending clean replacements for toxic bath, body and haircare products.  True Botanicals makes some of my favorite not-so-basic basics.  They offer totally clean, totally effective formulas that […]

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Feeling Pale and Blah?

January is the worst month; you’re fat and broke from the holidays, it’s cold and dark 24/7, and you’re paler than ever.  It’s just such a struggle.  And, if you’re 35.5 pregnant on top of that, you might be feeling even worse about yourself!  First world problems, I know.  Whenever I’m feeling this way, (like, […]

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Stock Up! Acure Organics on Sale

Hi!  If your New Year’s Resolution is to better watch your bottom line, or to finally make the transition to clean beauty, you’re in luck.  The Choosy Chick and I are teaming up to give you a great sale on Acure Organics, so take a moment and stock up. Acure has long been my very […]

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January’s Beauty Hero: Maya Chia

Happy New Year, Bare Beauties!  I hope you had a wonderful holiday with the people you love and I hope you got some rest, too.  I must thank you for letting me go M.I.A. for two weeks – I really needed a break.  Christmas was super magical for Annabel this year, which made pushing my […]

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