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New Skin Care

First, a little skin background. I have extremely oily, acne prone skin. I also have dark circles and dryness under my eyes. In the past few years I have had horrible experiences with dermatologists. They typically brush off my skin issues and offer little to no options. I was wandering around one of those beauty…

Empties

Pixie Glow Tonic This tonic does give my skin a glow. However, I feel like it may break my face out. I have oily skin so I use it as an astringent. The smell is awful and I discussed the toxicity of this product in my Think Dirty & Skin Care Trials post. Repurchase? NO…

Coconut Oil and Essential Oils

There are obviously thousands of ways to use coconut oil and essential oils. There are tons of online articles, blog posts, and books detailing uses. Here are a few ways I have been personally using coconut oil and a few essential oils. Coconut Oil USES Oil Pulling (In Addition To Regular Brushing) Swishing with coconut…

Think Dirty & Skin Care Trials

Thanks to YouTube, I found the Think Dirty app which rates the toxicity of your beauty products. When I say “rates the toxicity,” I actually mean, “freak you out.” We all know about the horrible things in our foods but you would be amazed and appalled at the amount and kinds of chemicals we are…

Samples That Didn’t Disappoint

Every once in a while, Sephora has some really great samples and Beauty Insider rewards. On rare occasions, I have purchased the travel sized products that Sephora and Ulta offer in order to try something without spending a ton of money on the full size (although the travel sized products do not offer the best value per…

New Beauty Loves

Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Hibiscus   Though this lip balm does not have any sunscreen, I decided to try it because I really wanted a balm with tint. Hibiscus is a pretty color and I have been wearing it when I do my everyday makeup (minimal and natural)  instead of lipstick. Without any…