Like the slow food movement, we can approach the fast fashion movement the same way. More and more of us want to know where our food comes from, who grew it, how was it grown, are the animals treated ethically? etc. The same principles can be applied to fashion.
Style + Beauty
It turns out beauty really is skin deep and thanks to a renewed interest in age-old herbs adding them to our daily beauty routines is probably a good idea!
Before the whole world started obsessing about plant-based skincare, Canadians were leading the way and now we have some of the BEST natural beauty brands on the planet.
March is the perfect time of year to stay indoors and pamper yourself. Pour yourself a delicious raw-tella hot chocolate, put on your goop-approved knit sweater and get your hygge on. If you don’t know about “hygge” it’s the Danish concept of “coziness”, a way of life where you unwind, unplug, slow down and savor the little things.
Here are three easy face masks you can make at home, with ingredients you most likely already have in your kitchen!
Think Dirty’s Limited Edition June Curated Beauty Box reads like the who’s who of the natural skincare and homecare world, each box comes with 9 hand-picked and clean rated products. I love each on of them and am happy to say that I am trying (and loving) them all for the first time.
I like to call her the goddess of Indie Beauty, Julie Clark’s collection of natural and effective skin care products is by far one of the best in the country. The first time I tried Province Apothecary (over 3 years ago now) I was hooked. I am a sucker for scent and each one of her products elicits a mood and a feeling based solely on a scent.
C’est Magnifique! That’s what I think of when I think of Frech women. Don’t they seem to get everything right? Effortless fashion, glowing skin, just makes me swoon. Now I love fashion like any girl but am also very aware of its impact both on the chemicals used in makeup and the culture of fast fashion. But that’s not what this blog is about. Paris Fashion Week just wrapped up and I noticed a few trends that we can look forward to this summer are ya ready? Qui!
I’ve mixed up a ton of body scrubs in my kitchen, so many that my husband doesn’t know if I’m making dinner or cooking up a fabulous DIY recipe.
This is by far one of my fav’s. It’s purifying, refreshing and ultra-moisturizing and smells like a Matcha Green Tea Latte. It’s also so beneficial to the skin and has become a permanent part of my beauty routine.
Do you remember the first time you shaved your legs? Looking back it was kind of a rite of passage. I watched my mom do it on her gorgeous long, lean legs and could not wait to try it myself. I don’t remember the exact moment, but I do remember the (putrid) smell of that white foaming cream, though.
Today, I have great news. The fabulous Margot over at thechoosychick.com has the solution to your (possible) green beauty conundrum. How do I transition? It’s the hardest part and she has done all the hard work for you. YAY! I caught up with this eco-warrior to get the down-low on her Green Beauty Starter Bag (which BTW would make a fabulous #MotherDay gift!)
Today I am sharing my top 3 coconut oil infused recipes with you. The best part, they are all simple to make and all provide so many benefits for the hair and body. There are over 1,500 studies showing the benefits of this miracle oil.
Pamper your body with this DIY Healing Detox Bath Soak, to help rebalance your body and ease sore tired muscles. A superpower combination of ingredients to help keep the body happy and healthy.
Change takes time and that is certainly the case when it comes to tossing the toxic beauty products you are using. The payoff is big, not only will you look and feel better, you are also helping to heal mother nature. But now, more than ever, there are so many options to choose from.
Like the skin, the hair needs some TLC too and although you may think that eggs and avocados make for a tasty breakfast – they do- they also happen to be an affordable, aaaa-may-zing hair treatment.