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Stylin’ Hemp Clothes And Accessories On Etsy

Stylin’ Hemp Clothes And Accessories On Etsy

Hemp for a Healthy Future via Hemp History Week: Hemp is the distinct oilseed and fiber varieties of the plant species Cannabis sativa L. It is a tall, slender, fibrous plant that has been cultivated worldwide for over 10,000 years. A nutrition powerhouse, hemp is also an environmentally sustainable solution for potentially thousands of products ranging from […]

How I Stopped Using Foundation

How I Stopped Using Foundation

In my teenage years, I caked liquid foundation all over my face. The irony of that was I had perfect skin, there was nothing to cover up. All those clogged pores converted to zits and then I was trapped, I needed the foundation to cover the acne. I converted to expensive face washes and mineral […]

REVIEW: Simple Revitalizing Eye Roll-On

REVIEW: Simple Revitalizing Eye Roll-On

As much as we need it, 41 million of us don’t get enough sleep. A lack of sleep leads to a wealth of physical and mental problems, and it also makes you look like you aren’t quite all there. But sometimes you just don’t have the luxury of time, but it doesn’t have to show […]

Hemp From Head To Toe

Hemp From Head To Toe

Hemp has been growing in popularity again, yet it is still not grown or manufactured in the United States due to federal prohibition, making it an expensive import. Fortunately there are some really great companies on the market now that make it easier to literally “walk the walk” in your own hemp shoes while you […]

REVIEW: Mineral Fusion Mineral Nailpolish

REVIEW: Mineral Fusion Mineral Nailpolish

  Mineral Fusion is a Denver-based company that aims to use natural ingredients to achieve four goals; healthy bodies, natural mineral-based ingredients, supporting the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), and environmental sustainability. In particular, we really like their attention to women’s issues, saying “We want our product to contribute a level of social wellbeing,” in […]

Five Hemp Essentials

Five Hemp Essentials

PHOTO: “Hemp For Victory” a United States government campaign aimed at getting American farmers to plant more hemp during World War II. Hemp is the misunderstood sister of marijuana. While both plants are scientifically classified as Cannabis, hemp does not produce psychoactive flowers, or buds, which you can smoke. Hemp has been used throughout history for a […]

Five Beauty Essentials

Five Beauty Essentials

When I was 19 or so, my boyfriend du jour told me how wonderful it was that I looked the same when I woke up in the morning as I did when we went out at night. And I thought, really? Doesn’t everyone? Oh, bless your heart, naïve-as-hell 19-year-old me. Here are some great tips […]

REVIEW: Zambeezi Organic African Beeswax Lip Balm

REVIEW: Zambeezi Organic African Beeswax Lip Balm

This lip balm will easily become a must-have in your pocket, in your car, your purse or your home. It glides on smooth and smells fresh of lemongrass, rosemary or citrus. It never leaves your lips with that intense “I need chapstick!” feeling, instead, when it wears off your lips just feel smooth. Zambeezi harvests […]

REVIEW: Tea Tree Face Mask

REVIEW: Tea Tree Face Mask

This face mask is part of a larger product line at the Body Shop featuring tea tree oil (melaleuca) which is a powerful anti-fungal that dries up acne almost immediately when it is used on skin without leaving harsh burn marks or irritation in its wake like prescription acne medications can. Oh yeah, and it’s […]

Five Beauty Essentials

Five Beauty Essentials

It’s no secret, I love beauty and beauty products. I was that teenager who subscribed to all the magazines (remember YM?). I would pour over them meticulously and mark the pages of items I wanted to purchase and look into. I was beyond excited when I heard of services like Birchbox and Ipsy that, for […]