Product Review

Beauty Heroes July Discovery: True Botanicals Hair and Body

For my third Beauty Heroes Discovery Box, I was happy to see that Jeannie and her team chose to highlight 1- True Botanicals, a brand I love, and 2- hair care, a clean beauty category that I hadn’t explored enough. One reason of this oversight was: I read a lot of reviews before investing in… Continue reading Beauty Heroes July Discovery: True Botanicals Hair and Body

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Product Review

Bye Bye Makeup with the One Love Organics Vitamin B Enzyme Cleansing Oil

If you’re looking for a clean makeup remover that works, look no further! The One Love Organics Vitamin B Enzyme Cleansing Oil has become a staple of my nighttime routine. How it works: As described on One Love’s website, this formula features papain, a fruit enzyme that helps exfoliate and soften, and a natural Vitamin B… Continue reading Bye Bye Makeup with the One Love Organics Vitamin B Enzyme Cleansing Oil

Cosmetics Ingredients

Beauty Secrets: The Rose Edition

I love rose-based products. They smell amazing and are usually pretty and pink. But what makes rose a good-for-you ingredient? It can take 3 different forms in your beauty products. Rose Essential Oil Derived from the rose flower, it takes tens of thousands of blossoms to produce just one ounce of Rose essential oil (!).… Continue reading Beauty Secrets: The Rose Edition

Product Review

June Beauty Heroes Discovery: Honua Skincare

“It's the little things that add up to less" – Jeannie Jarnot, founder of Beauty Heroes June's Beauty Heroes Discovery box highlighted a beautiful Hawaiian brand: Honua Skincare. The Hero was their MALU Protecting Day Cream SPF30 ☀️. It’s a lightweight, moisturizing sunscreen that is also reef-safe! It contains traditional Hawaiian ingredients like hydrating aloe,… Continue reading June Beauty Heroes Discovery: Honua Skincare

Skincare

Nontoxic Sunscreen 101 — A comprehensive guide to safe sun care

June is here! Perfect timing to talk solar care. This is a subject close to my heart. I love the sun. I love going to the beach and getting my Vitamin D fix. But I confess, I’m also that annoying friend who asks everyone around if they applied sunscreen each time they’re outside… I firmly… Continue reading Nontoxic Sunscreen 101 — A comprehensive guide to safe sun care

Cosmetics Ingredients, Product Review

Intro to non-toxic Nail Care and my Ella+Mila Review

Nail care was next on my Clean Beauty swapping list! Nail polishes were at the center of one of the first personal care ingredient controversies. Back in 2000, the Environmental Working Group published a study called ‘Beauty Secrets - Does a common chemical in nail polish pose risks to human health?’. The answer was yes.… Continue reading Intro to non-toxic Nail Care and my Ella+Mila Review

Clean Beauty Event

Takeaways from the first Beauty Heroes Master Class

One month later, I’m finally taking the time to breathe, and look back at this wonderful day of March 24 that I spent at the first edition of the Beauty Heroes Master Class. I got to immerse myself in the fabulous world of green beauty, listen to inspiring founders who are leading the way to… Continue reading Takeaways from the first Beauty Heroes Master Class