Tag Archives: Beauty

Ditch Your Old Standbys: Six Products to Try in 2010

The new year is here, and it’s a great time to switch up your beauty routine—instead of reaching for your old standbys, why not give some natural, organic products a try? 1. Saaf Organic Hydrating Face & Lip Balm. Ditch your chapstick for the organic version, which calms dry, irritated skin on your lips (and […]

Turkey Day Foods Your Skin Is Thankful For

Once again, it’s the time of year when we sit down to a meal with family and friends to celebrate the things for which we’re thankful. As you make your shopping list for Thanksgiving goodies, consider this: many of the foods you love on Turkey Day are just as good for your skin as they […]

Parabens, Phthalates, and Breast Cancer, Oh My!

Yes, the pink-washed month of breast cancer awareness is over, but that doesn’t mean breast cancer just goes away. Every day of every month there are new women diagnosed and beginning the fight against breast cancer. So why not start today, right now, learning about how you can increase your odds of avoiding that nasty […]

6 Tips for Winter Skin Care

Even if taking care of your skin is a top priority, as the winter months approach, your delicate skin can get pretty roughed up. Colder temps mean less efficient blood circulation, which can leave your face feeling dry and looking dull. Here are some tips for small changes you can make in your every day […]

Spotlight: Revolution Organics

Take just one look at Revolution Organics and you’ll never be able to think of organic makeup as ho-hum. From the chic, sleek packaging to the rich, bright colors, this isn’t your grandmother’s makeup—but we’re pretty sure she’ll love it as much as you will. What we tried: Revolution Organics Beauty Balm (in blushed and […]

5 Trends for Fall Makeup

This week, we’ve got the scoop on what’s hot in makeup for fall. Summer’s glowing, sun-kissed shades are being replace with edgy, stark looks with a bright pop of color, including pale faces with heavily accented eyes or fire engine red lips—think statement makeup. There’s no room for hesitation this season! The eyes have it. […]

Organic Beauty Base-ics

When it comes to makeup and skin care products, there are three typical types of ingredients that serve as the foundation (or “base”) of each formula: water, oil, and minerals. We’ve broken it down for you here, so that you can choose type that is the perfect match for your complexion—or mix and match! Water-Based […]

DIY Luxury: The at-home spa

Fall is here, and so is your hectic schedule: the kids have a different after-school activity every day of the week, the workday seems to extend as daylight hours get shorter, and the holidays are just around the corner. This time of year, we turn to comfort food, cozy sweaters—and maybe some extra pampering at […]

Spotlight: Afterglow Glow Kit (Light)

We’ve tried mineral make-up before, from the specialty brands to the drugstore brands, so we were intrigued to do an Afterglow Cosmetics review; we took the Glow Kit for a test drive to see how it would compare. Afterglow Cosmetics founder Kristen Adams is allergic to (almost) everything, and therefore demands that her makeup be […]

Good Hair Day: Let Organic Go to Your Head

We’ve mentioned the benefits of “greening” your beauty routine before, but it’s worth a reminder—just spend a few minutes poking around on the Skin Deep Cosmetic Safety Database and you’ll get an eye-opening glance at what you’re putting on your body. Why organic is good for your locks Since scalp and hair, like your skin, […]