Winter Beauty Essentials

Winter can be rough on the skin - especially right when the weather starts to change. Light moisturizers and mists are swapped for heavy duty creams and hair masks. Let's start distracting ourselves from the cold ahead by splurging on beauty products that you skin...

How to prevent summer breakouts

Just when you think you have your skin-care regiment down to a perfect science, the summertime air sends your pores into shock- resulting in frustrating blackheads and breakouts that may be more preventable than you think. So, what about the Summer makes your Skin Breakout? According to...

Natural Ways to Calm Rosacea

Around a year ago I started to have some unusual breakouts. I woke up one morning, in a panic, that both of my cheeks were covered in red, irritated spots. I had no idea what happened. Was it a food allergy? Was it acne? I covered my...

August 18 Questions: Brook Harvey-Taylor

Each month we ask a new eco-maven 18 questions about his or her life, occupation, and advice for other like-minded people. This month we connected with Brook Harvey-Taylor, the President and Founder of an 100% vegan and cruelty free skin, body and makeup company! 1. What is...

Aloe Vera: The king of skincare

Aloe vera has always been known for aiding in sunburn relief, but did you know that this gorgeous plant can do a lot more than just relieve sunburn pain? That's right! Acne Aloe vera contains: Auxin and Gibberellins, two hormones that contain anti inflammatory properties. These hormones can...

Health Benefits of Berries

In this day and age, we are constantly bombarded by “new," “exciting” and “innovative” products meant to make us healthier with something as simple as a single pill. And while modern medicine has made fantastic strides in recent years, sometimes it’s the simple things that...

Mud Inspired Beauty Routines

Today is International Mud Day! It might sound silly, but the days of making mud pies aren't over. Mud and clay are actually great ingredients to add to your beauty routine! That doesn't mean grabbing some dirt from your garden on a rainy day and...

The Medicine Cabinet Must-Have – Emu Oil

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Anne Geller, the Founder and CEO of Thunder Ridge Emu Oil Products and as it turns out, a leading authority on emus! Anne has been raising them on her 30-acre ranch in Virginia since 1993 and now,...