Bottle of Province Apothecary Lover's Oil on wooden dresser next to clear glass lamp.

review: province apothecary lover’s oil

I've seen Province Apothecary in stores for several years now but just haven't reached to purchase any of their products. I recently had the opportunity to try their lover's oil via an Instagram giveaway, and I must say, it's a great introduction into the brand! After struggling for years with allergies and eczema, Province Apothecary’s…

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dripping spoon of raw honey

raw honey mask

I always love to revisit kitchen ingredients for my skincare. Enter raw honey from a local apiary — honey that’s unprocessed and straight from the hive. Rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients, raw honey exhibits antibacterial and antifungal properties, helps heal acne, and can even help with hyperpigmentation. When I first started using honey on my…

pink rose

green beauty skin care starter kit

Getting started with green beauty can be daunting, particularly with all that is currently available on the market. My journey started in 2002 — although I’ve only been documenting my green beauty adventures on this blog since 2016 — and needless to say, I’ve been through quite a bit of trial and error to figure…

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…

Thayers Cucumber Witch Hazel

thayer’s cucumber aloe witch hazel

Ok, I'll admit it — I'm a sucker for a bargain, especially a beauty bargain. Don't you feel like you've just won the lottery when you've stumbled upon an affordable, effective, and multipurpose beauty goodie? via GIPHY Well, witch hazel is a beauty bargain for the ages! Witch hazel is a plant whose leaves, bark, and twigs…

Schmidts Natural Deodorant

review: schmidt’s natural deodorant

I know what you’re thinking — natural deodorant? Will that stuff actually work? Are there any palatable scents available? My journey to find a natural deodorant started several years ago, because I wanted to be more cognizant of the ingredients I put on and in my body. I tried Schmidt’s Natural Deodorant when it was…

fig and yarrow cleanser and serum

first impression: fig + yarrow foaming cream cleanser and facial serum

I popped into Target this weekend in hopes of finding a new cleanser and serum and stopped in my tracks when I saw these beauties: The Fig + Yarrow foaming cream cleanser and facial serum.  I’m so, SO happy to see more green brands at Target. I’ve loved the Fig + Yarrow coffee cardamom body…