Pacha Soap Body Butter on wooden board

review: pacha soap co. whipped hand and body butter

I've been a fan of Pacha Soap Co. for a couple of years now, purchasing both their bar soaps and their whipped soap and scrubs whenever I made a Whole Foods run. When they reached out to me and asked if I'd be interested in trying their new line of whipped hand and body butter,…

several bars of soap in different colors

review: good soap by alaffia

Truth be told, I spend more time in the beauty section of Whole Foods than any other section in the supermarket. I've been on a bar soap kick lately, and the Good Soap display was staring me in the face. You know how this ends. And as it turns out, this is an affordable and…

Khus Khus body wax and face serum

review: beauty heroes and khus + khus bleu body wax and sans age face serum

Truth be told, I've always been a bit skeptical of subscription boxes — most of them seem underwhelming. I can safely say that is NOT the case with Beauty Heroes. After watching and reading reviews about this service for over a year, I finally took the plunge and purchased a 3 month subscription. Yes, it’s…

Pacha Whipped Soap and Scrub

review: pacha whipped soap + scrub

When I first saw this product on the shelf of my local Whole Foods, I thought "whipped soap...what the heck...that's so weird?!" One thing's for sure...I simply couldn't walk away. I'm glad I didn't because weird turned out to be wonderful. I purchased the honeysuckle rose scent, which has a mildly sweet aroma. The rose…

OYL Body Butter

review: oy-l body butter

I was recently introduced to OY-L, an up-and-coming green beauty brand, via Instagram. Initially enamored by beautiful their packaging, I soon realized there was so much more to love! Living up to their tagline — Beauty Without Secrets — their plant-derived formulations are preservative, paraben, and mineral oil free. Offering a lean and luxurious 10-product skin…

Oui Shave Kit

low waste/low impact swap: oui shave

I did it. I took the plunge. I bought myself a big girl gold-plated safety razor. And if you're thinking of what to get for the minimalist in your life this holiday season, this little shaving kit from Oui Shave just might be it! Here are a few reasons why: Quality over quantity: While you…

coffee and cardamom body scrub

coffee cardamom body scrub

Ready for this easy and delicious DIY? With cellulite-busting coffee, moisturizing coconut oil, and aromatic cardamom, this 3 ingredient scrub is as effective as it is scrumptious. And I mean scrumptious... source: GIPHY coffee cardamom body scrub 7 tbsp coffee grounds (I usually save grounds that I've used for coffee and dry them) 7 pods of cardamom…