Hair & Makeup

Helen Jane Evans’ Five Beauty Essentials

Helen Jane Evans’ Five Beauty Essentials

I recently read a terrifying article about antibacterial soap and how bad it is for you. I always knew this, germs are good, right? They make you have a nice happy immune system that can take on anything. Plus, I have seen studies show all the antibacterial-hysteria of the nation is creating “super-bugs” which are […]

REVIEW: Macadamia Natural Oil Healing Oil Treatment

REVIEW: Macadamia Natural Oil Healing Oil Treatment

Macadamia Natural Oil claims to alleviate hair problems of all sorts, everything from chemical and sun damaged to frizzy, dry, colored, straightened, permed, dull, brittle or “out of control wild” hair. On the coast of California, where I live, my hair gets slightly lifeless, it looks and feels great since I stopped washing it, but it […]

Rosemary Can Help You Keep Stress In Check

Rosemary Can Help You Keep Stress In Check

Rosemary is an herb-plant native to the Mediterranean that seemingly grows everywhere– from your front yard to your freeway off ramp. It is a delicious flavoring for all sorts of dishes, but did you know it can provide a variety of medicinal effects as well? Rosemary is known to increase blood flow to the brain, improving memory. […]

Jessica Catalano’s Five Beauty Essentials

Jessica Catalano’s Five Beauty Essentials

Physician’s Formula Happy Booster™ Glow & Mood Boosting Powder My skin can prove to be a challenge for blush because of my fair skin tone. In the winter months, I am paler than a ghost but then as soon as it warms, I will instantly start to develop a gorgeous olive skin tone if I […]

Midwest MaLady’s Five Beauty Essentials

Midwest MaLady’s Five Beauty Essentials

I have a very simple philosophy when it comes to beauty. You have to give beauty a KISS, meaning Keep It Sweet and Simple. My personal simple philosophy is beauty=health. My five beauty essentials are (mostly) all about staying healthy! Water My first beauty essential is water. Lots and lots of water! Drinking water keeps your whole […]

REVIEW: Lancôme Imanance Tinted Day Crème, SPF 15

REVIEW: Lancôme Imanance Tinted Day Crème, SPF 15

Tinted moisturizers used to make me feel like the child in The Emperor’s New Clothes; everyone lauded their unmatched magical powers of hydration, color and convenience, but it seemed to me that by trying to do everything, they did nothing well. They don’t moisturize as well as moisturizers, and they don’t cover as well as […]

Mallory Jane’s Five Beauty Essentials

Mallory Jane’s Five Beauty Essentials

I’d love to be able to say I’m one of those natural beauties that feel gorgeous and 100% in nothing but a little lip gloss and mascara. That I don’t spend literally an hour and a half dominating the bathroom mirror every morning (I think my roommate would like it if I could say this […]

Susan Squibb’s Five Beauty Essentials

Susan Squibb’s Five Beauty Essentials

Generally, my skincare essentials are plant based. I keep it simple for my sensitive skin and my conscious consumer ethics. Moisturizers are essential in Colorado’s dry climate. I use a couple of hemp seed lotions to absorb the beneficial and deeply penetrating properties of the oil into my skin.  Sunscreen is also a must to […]

REVIEW: Redmond Trading Hydrating Facial Clay Mask

REVIEW: Redmond Trading Hydrating Facial Clay Mask

You may have heard of spa treatments where women and men get there bodies plastered with mud and twigs and leaves– and pay a premium to do it. While a lot of that is just well, MUD, Redmond Facial Clay is actually a little more than that. First, it’s affordable. This $8 bottle will last […]

REVIEW: Ojon Damage Reverse Instant Restorative Hair Serum

REVIEW: Ojon Damage Reverse Instant Restorative Hair Serum

A lot of people are less than enthusiastic to try hair oil for fear of making their hair greasy. A good hair oil will not make your hair greasy, instead it will absorb into the hair shaft and add shine and strength. Ojon Damage Reverse Instant Restorative Hair Serum is hands-down one of the most […]