#MPWR : Green skincare for teenagers

Last week I attended IBE (or Indie Beauty Expo), where I discovered many buzz-worthy brands that I’ll unveil during the rest of the week. I also was able to meet and greet the masterminds behind #MPWR, an organic and…

Portable aromatherapy sticks by Badger

Finding good-quality, aromatherapeutic-grade products in the US can be quite challenging. The current regulation, by which brands can label a product as natural even if its formulation includes synthetic ingredients, makes the task even more difficult. Aromatherapy is pretty…

100% Pure Pretty Naked II Palette Review and Swatches

Are you an Urban Decay junkie but want to swatch to more natural cosmetics? Are you in a toxin-free quest to replace your old makeup, but still want to look gorgeous? Look no more! Meet 100% Pure Pretty Naked…

Artisanal and toxin-free soaps handmade in USA

If you’ve landed in this post, chances are you’re looking for alternatives to traditional soaps or bath gels that are simply too harsh on your skin, or you’re looking to start adding natural products to your beauty routine. Whatever…

5 natural and toxin-free sunscreens

As Martha and the Vandellas announce every year, summer is here and the time is right for dancing in the street! However, doing anything out in the open air implies we need to be extra careful with how we…

Review: Second Skin Foundation by 100% Pure

 100% Pure is a brand that creates totally natural and toxin-free fruit-based makeup and skincare. I’m personally in love with many of their products, and I wanted to share with you my experience with their latest innovation: Second Skin…

Gifts for the beauty-addict mom

What I like least when Mother’s day approaches is the tremendous amount of pitches I get about gifts that aren’t really meant for Mom, but for her role. Thinks like cooking gadgets or smart cleaning devices aren’t thoughtful gifts…

7 Lifestyle Gifts for Mom under $100

Although mothers deserve to receive our love and affection each and every one of the days in our lives, it’s always nice to remind them how grateful we are with a small token of appreciation. To celebrate the upcoming…

Green is chic: Eco-conscious luxury beauty

If there is something I have learned with my Earth Day posts is that a green lifestyle can be totally chic. Long gone are the days when natural cosmetics were messy, required refrigeration, and sometimes smelled downright funny. Today,…

Natural and organic skincare

This past Earth Day has been an eye-opening experience for me. I have interviewed green make-up maven Paige Padgett and I have even started my own green beauty regime—thanks to her advice, I have identified which synthetic components might…

Earth Day: Green Chic Lifestyle!

Happy Earth Day 2016! To celebrate such an important occasion, I have curated a special selection of mouth-watering items that will make your life easier and more environmentally-conscious. Who said that green couldn’t be chic? (Psst… Follow the pretty…

New 100% Pure Lip Caramel Swatches and Review

If you have stumbled upon this post, it means you’re very likely on the lookout for a change in your beauty routine. 100% Pure is a brand that’s synonym with natural cosmetics, in the sense that they only use…

Valentine’s Days Gifts For All Budgets

Valentine’s Day is coming up. Whether you plan to gift your significant other, your BFF, or just treat yo’self, stay tuned! I’ve compiled the best ideas for all possible budgets. So sit back, relax, and get ready for some…

My Favorite Beauty Products of 2015 (Part II)

Before the Superbowl game begins, I wanted to take the time to share with you the second part of my favorite beauty products of 2015.  However, you should note that these products were not necessarily released last year; while…