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New Fruit Pigmented Lipstick Shades from 100% Pure

100% Pure (one of my all-time favorite natural beauty brands) released several new lipstick shades this fall, both in their Cocoa Butter Matte Lipsticks, and Fruit Pigmented Pomegranate Oil Anti Aging Lipsticks. If you remember my post from when the original shades were released, you know how much I LOVE these nontoxic formulas! They released […] Read more…

Review: Humble All Natural Deodorant

Humble Brands kindly sent me their all natural deodorant to try out three weeks ago and I have been using the Essential Lavender one each day. These are currently made in three “scents” – Essential Cedarwood, and Simply Unscented being the other two. These only contain 4-5 ingredients! I love a good simple product. Humble is […] Read more…

Q & A with Eco Makeup Artist Sally Biondo

The other day Sally Biondo reached out to me via Instagram (I love the positive beauty community of the IG world!) and I instantly fell in love with her work and fabulous style. Sally Biondo is an award winning Celebrity Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist and Eco Beauty Expert. Her work has been featured in major glossies and she […] Read more…

100% Pure Vitamint, Eye Creamsticks, & Maracuja Mascara

One of my absolute favorite natural beauty companies, 100% Pure, has been rolling out some great new products lately and I wanted to share a few of my recent favorites! Vitamint fruit pigmented sheer lip colors, eye creamsticks, and their new maracuja oil mascara. The new Vitamint Lip Creamsticks have a very minty scent and cool feeling […] Read more…

Nail Colors From Côte I’m Loving This Spring

I’m excited to update my nails this month with some fresh spring colors! Especially since I woke up to another inch of snow this morning here in VT. I’m just going to have to create my own little springtime until this part of the Northern hemisphere finally warms up! I’ve been loving Côte polishes in these […] Read more…

100% Pure Nail Polish Review + Valentine Manis

I’ve become a major fan of 100% Pure over the course of the last year and recently they impressed me again with their new line of nail polish. I chose these three colors not even thinking of Valentine’s Day but it must have been on my subconscious because they are seriously the most perfect V-Day trio […] Read more…

2nd Annual Sweet Violet Natural Beauty Guide & Editor’s Choice Awards

Violet beauties, Issue 3 of Sweet Violet Bride has just been released and in it is the 2nd annual Natural Beauty Guide and Editor’s Choice Awards (tested and chosen by yours truly). This section of the magazine ended up being a whopping 10 pages this year! It includes a curated selection of more than 50 […] Read more…

VERED Organic Botanical ‘Blue Violet’ Perfume Review

The scent of a sweet violet is not like that of a rose or peony, or any other flower that can be smelled across a room. The scent of violets is like a secret and only those who get up close and personal with one of these little purple beauties will come to know it […] Read more…

Unboxing: Spa Heroes Beauty Box

Another unboxing! These are so fun! Today, I’m opening the November beauty box kindly sent to me by Spa Heroes. They’re on a mission to bring non-toxic spa luxury products into your life and when you subscribe, you receive one full-sized product every month, plus some occasional surprises. Each and every Hero Product meets their healthy ingredient, […] Read more…

Genfiore Pressed Bronzer + Eyeshadows Review

I was never big on bronzer, probably because I was never introduced to the right shade for my fair skin and grew up associating the word ‘bronzer’ with those people who have been to the tanning bed one too many times. I’m all for an all natural, no-makeup look when it comes to skin. Recently though I tried […] Read more…

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