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Cultured Beauty Box: November Reveal

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Hey hey hey! I’ve discovered a new beauty box subscription! I was thrilled when Cultured Beauty Box reached out to me to see if I wanted to review their service. I asked them which brands they were featuring this month and they started with Au Naturale and followed it up with HollyBeth Organics and I’m like, I’M IN!   Cultured Beauty Box was started out of frustration and inspiration. After years of using harsh products, which wreaked havoc on the founders...

Laurie D. Berdahl, MD On How To Protect Your Kids From Violence

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I think one of the scariest things about parenthood is the fear of not being able to protect my children. Like the thought of someone bullying my kid, pushing him around, excluding him or even just hurting his feelings makes me want to go into full-on MAMA BEAR mode. Now, two things I can recognize here. First, MAMA BEAR mode is not a favorable approach and second, these are things that will probably happen in his lifetime. But guess what, there...

W.E.L.L. Summit Holiday Gift Guide

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WELL WELL WELL and HO HO HO! Here we go! As we power-up to get our click on, I wanted to take the chance to highlight some sustainable, eco-chic, healthy brands to consider this holiday season and of course share some COUPON CODES! I talk a lot about voting with your dollar for the type of food we want to see in this world and the same rings true for the goods we choose to bring into our homes. Every time...

Beauty Heroes + Kahina Giving Beauty’s Beldi Soap

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Beldi Soap? What in the Sam Hill is that!? Maybe you are thinking the exact thing I was when I opened my most recent Beauty Heroes delivery. Well let me fill you in sistah because you don’t want to miss what’s to come. But before I do that, I want to mention this is the Beauty Heroes bonus selection, “The 13th Beauty Selection” if you will. Beauty Heroes sends out a selection each month for a total of 12 deliveries/year...

Glowing Beets November Box Review

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The November Glowing Beets box arrived last week and as always I dropped everything to see what was inside! This month we have three treats. AMIDA, a toning and brightening serum by Wabi-Sabi Botanicals; a coconut hot oil hair mask by St. Tropica and some Whipped Lotion by Moody Sisters. Also, as we gear up for the holidays, Glowing Beets will be offering Mystery Boxes for 19.97 – and each box values over $60! I mean, 20 bucks!? This makes a...

Max And Me….and me

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Some skincare lines are organic and nontoxic and then there are others that go above and beyond bringing a product that is untouchable in purity and performance. Say hello to Max and Me. I have been DYING to share Max and Me with you guys ever since I met creators Max and Tanja at iBE this past August. I was first introduced to them at the Beauty Heroes reception the night before iBE and then got to chat with them...

Green Goddess Shop and Hynt Beauty

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The Green Goddess Shop is an online shop created out of a passion for clean and healthy living. Aubrey, the owner, launched this shop after living in the Midwest which resulted in total frustration from the lack of available clean products there. She says it was also hard to turn to the internet because the internet can be confusing, conflicting and overwhelming, I didn’t want anybody to feed scared or intimidated by going green. Any steps towards removing chemicals from your life is a...