This blog has sadly gotten so neglected since Chloe arrived, BUT that is about to change! I am entering 2020 with the goal of posting all of the great information I share in my Instagram stories here on the blog so you guys can easily refer back to what I highlighted! _______ Today I’m talking about nontoxic deodorants, the difference between antiperspirants and deodorants, what you want to avoid when shopping for deodorants and of course, sharing three of my faves! But first, what is the difference between an antiperspirant and a deodorant?  An antiperspirant is exactly as it sounds, a product…

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Do you breakout after a night of drinking or even a couple of cocktails? I used to. But after years of making mistakes and learning from them, I now have 3 drinking rules I live by that help me get through holiday parties, summer outings and more without incurring breakouts after imbibing. Rule #1: AVOID SUGAR This includes sugar mixers, like high sugar liqueurs (ie Malibu, St. Germain, Grand Marnier, Alize etc), juices (orange, cranberry, pineapple, etc) and I also opt to drink alcohol that are very low in carbohydrates and sugars themselves – Vodka, Tequila, Gin, Rum and Whiskey – being…

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As the year comes to an end, I look back on all I’ve struggled with and overcome: a receding hairline and hair loss; intense perioral dermatitis flare ups; annoying acne; and dry/dehydrated and irritated skin. While there were many lows, there were also a lot of highs. And many of those highs were due to finding efficacious, nontoxic, green products to help ease me back towards healthy skin. Therefore, as we wrap up this year, I decided to outline down below in seven categories, including Dry Skin, Acne, Dermatitis, Brightening, Hair, Body, and Eye + Lip + Neck my favorite products from 2017…

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When I flip through my memory’s library pausing at volumes on childhood or first loves, the images are fuzzy. The visual details feel obscured and out of reach, but visceral scents tied to those memories reverberate strongly. Like the time when I was five, my older sister pushed me in our wagon down the hill at the neighborhood block party and I violently tumbled out scraping my knees bloody. I can recall neither the terror I’m sure was on her face, or the pain I felt from my open wounds. What does feel salient is the scent of fresh cut grass, the…

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Experiencing adult acne? Ugh, it’s the worst. We feel yah. While alcohol hasn’t been shown to cause acne, we’re here to tell you, drinking alcohol is making your acne worse and getting in the way of your skin clearing up… sorry.

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