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What’s New At True Botanicals

True Botanicals skincare

Hi friends! As I rave on about True Botanicals, I am leaving links in my tracks that no longer work or leading people to products that do not exist anymore. SORRY! The truth is True Botanicals is a fairly new company (just three years old) and they are still working toward streamlining what works and what doesn’t. So I reached out to True Botanicals for the latest! What they are keeping, discontinuing, rolling out and what we have to look forward...

Follain’s New Capsule Collection

Follain capsule collection

Born and raised in Boston, you guys know my heart beats for Follain. Follain was Bean Town’s first green beauty store and now takes up not one but two local residences (Charles St and Back Bay). They also have a seasonal store on Nantucket and two additional stores, one in NYC and one in DC. Follain was my first introduction to green beauty and it was love at first sight. Before this breakthrough I was legit DIY-ing organic beet root...

Costco Shopping List

Costco shopping list

So for the new year, one of my mini resolutions is to shop smarter. I didn’t formally make this a goal but it’s something I’ve been meanging to do for a while and with the new year upon us it kind of just hit me like a truck. Just do it already! The resistance comes from doing most of my food shopping at Whole Foods. It’s a lazy man’s approach to food shopping because I know I can get most...

Beauty Heroes X Maya Chia To Ring In The New Year!

Beauty Heroes featuring Maya Chia

Okay, let’s set the stage for this review. Beauty Heroes is a subscription service that delivers the best of the best green beauty has to offer. Their name carries a ton of weight in the green beauty world and I have even heard brands mention they are working on reformulating so they can meet the Beauty Heroes standard. Now because of this, brands love working with Beauty Heroes and subscribers are OFTEN the first ones to try featured brands’ new...

The Best of Green Beauty 2017

best of green beauty

Back by popular demand we are so excited to present to you our second annual Best of Green Beauty 2017 list! This was such a hit last year, that my girl Suzi from Gurl Gone Green and I had to do it again. Get ready for the best of the best. We had three criteria when choosing products: 1. We had to love it. 2. It had to be clean (duh). 3. And of course above all it had to work- no...

December Boxwalla: A Brief History of Timeless Things

Boxwalla December_

Boxwalla is saying hello to December like only Boxwalla can: BIG. The December’s Boxwalla value is $134 and available while supplies last for $49.95. We are seeing three goodies here: Lepaar’s Precious Face Oil ($60), Dafna’s Personal Skincare Eye Care ($66) and a candle tin by Rebel & Murcury in the scent Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Clove ($8). All of these brands are new to me so I was so excited to dive in! Read on for my December Boxwalla review. Gift...

Organic Moisturizers For Winter

clean moisturizers for winter

Does anyones skin need some extra love right now!? I know mine does. Eight times out of ten I will reach for an oil over a lotion. I love oils because they are so nourishing and formulated with healing botanicals, oils and extracts all which pack a potent punch. Lotion on the other hand is basically oils with the addition of water held together by an emulsifier. So in some ways it’s like why buy a lotion when you can...

Nontoxic Lipstick: Seven Holiday Reds

nontoxic lipstick

Ho Ho Ho! The holiday parties are in full swing, city lights are twinkling, people are merry and the generosity of spirit is contagious. Don’t you just love this time of year!? I love spreading holiday cheer. A surprise big tip to the lady who vacuumed my car, a secret wrapped trinket for the door man waiting for him at his post, telling the woman bagging my groceries that I love her nails, handing out rolled + ribboned $1 bills...

December Mapleblume Reveal

December Mapleblume

Hey guys! I’m back with Mapleblume’s December box. I got this late last week but I wanted to get it up so you could see what they are offering incase you are looking for a last minute gift idea! This subscription is based out of Canada and is just under $90 (depending on exchange rates). You can also skip the subscription and purchase a one-time box for about $103. This is a high-end curated selection of of nontoxic skincare and makeup...

Beauty Heroes + KHUS + KHUS Review

KHUS + KHUS and Beauty Heroes_

Guys. Hold. The. Phone. KHUS + KHUS is in the house. KHUS + KHUS is a brand I have been wanting to talk to you about for a while now. They are über clean, organic/wild harvested, effective and down right a pleasure to use. I’ve tried a bunch of their stuff but today I am going to talk about what’s featured in their recent colab with Beauty Heroes. For the Beauty Heroes December discovery we are seeing a hero of...

Art of Organics Review: Moonbeam Box

Art of Organics December_

So it’s the 5th of the month and we all know what that means…the new Art of Organics Box drops! I just started reviewing this box but I really like it. Art of Organics promises to deliver the best organic, natural, non-toxic and cruelty-free beauty products straight to your door every month. Each box will come with 2-4 full size products (or occasionally one full size product + travel sizes). It costs $39 and promises a total value of $70+ (oh and...

Clean Beauty Stocking Stuffers

Clean Beauty Stocking Stuffers

What’s better than getting a cute lipstick or a new fragrance in your stocking!? Not much I say! So in the vein of nontoxicly stuffed stockings, I’ve rounded up some crave-worthy clean beauty goodies plus some exclusive This Organic Girl deals too. Click on the pics below or scroll down to find coupon codes + why I would be excited to see any of these in my stocking! Vapour Organic Beauty Moonlight Holiday Collection – Vapour is paring their cult...

Holiday Gift Guide For Him

Holiday Gift Guide for him

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. If you missed my Holiday Gift Guide For Her – be sure to check it out. I also wanted to share some gift ideas for him too so here it is! A couple of these things I am getting for my hubs, others are staples that he uses all the time and some are reach items I’m keeping in mind incase we win the lottery – lol. Tell me what you are planning on...

Beauty Heroes Holiday Discovery + Kari Gran Review

Kari Gran Beauty Heroes Box

And so the shopping season has officially begun! CHEERS GUYS! If you missed my Black Friday Sales roundup post make sure you check it out – and happy shopping ya’ll! I’m on vacation in New Hampshire this week with my family celebrating Thanksgiving so I don’t have my usual time to blog, but I wanted to chat quick about the Beauty Heroes Holiday Discovery featuring Kari Gran. Why? Because it’s so good. The Holiday Discovery is an additional box that...

Holiday Gift Guide For Her

Holiday Gift Guide

I’m so excited for gift giving season to ensue! I love giving gifts just as much as I love getting them and I’ve rounded up a few ideas for inspiration as you shop for her (or let’s be honest, you – lol). Some of these items I have and love, some I have already bought for others (shhh!) and some are on my personal wishlist so if you are looking to get me something…just sayin’! Be sure to check out...