5 Must-Have Beauty Balms for Fall & Winter 2014

5 Must-Have Beauty Balms for Fall & Winter 2014

The weather is get­ting cooler and drier in many places around the world (even here in hot, humid Dubai) and it’s time to start shift­ing our skin care rou­tines slightly. If you are prone to dry, itchy, or flaky skin in the colder months, then these all nat­ural and...
How to Select the Right Skin Care (Avoid Common Skin Care Mistakes!)

How to Select the Right Skin Care (Avoid Common Skin Care Mistakes!)

One of the most fre­quently asked ques­tions I get is “how do I know the right skin care prod­ucts for my [insert skin type or con­di­tion here]?” Never fear! I’ll help you con­quer the con­fu­sion, and if you still have ques­tions, leave them in the comments. First,...
May Lindstrom Skin Review: Dirt, Dew, and Damn Fine Skin (GIVEAWAY!)

May Lindstrom Skin Review: Dirt, Dew, and Damn Fine Skin (GIVEAWAY!)

I first heard about May Lind­strom and her aptly named skin care line, May Lind­strom Skin, in June of 2012. I researched the line fur­ther and was deeply impressed with May’s skin care phi­los­o­phy. Her firm focus on sim­plic­ity, results, and the expe­ri­ence of...
2012 Epic Beauty Awards

2012 Epic Beauty Awards

Wel­come to the sec­ond year of the Epic Beauty Awards! Don’t see a cat­e­gory you want? Did I over­look a great prod­uct? Leave a com­ment so I know what cat­e­gory to add for next year and what prod­ucts to review that I may have missed. FTC Dis­claimer Some...
July/August Favorites: Soapwalla Deodorant, Coolibar, Camellia Oil, Celsus Scar Cream, Propolis Toothpaste Reviews

July/August Favorites: Soapwalla Deodorant, Coolibar, Camellia Oil, Celsus Scar Cream, Propolis Toothpaste Reviews

Let’s jump right in! 1. Soap­walla Deodor­ant Cream, $12. I recently posted an arti­cle on how to make your own nat­ural deodor­ant, and shortly there­after I dis­cov­ered Soap­walla which quickly became one of my favorites. The ingre­di­ents are along the same lines,...
2011 Epic Beauty Awards — First Year Ever!

2011 Epic Beauty Awards — First Year Ever!

This year I decided to take my annual “must-have prod­ucts” round-up and punch it up a notch. Thus, I intro­duce to you…dun dun dun… The First-Ever…2011 Epic Beauty Awards. I know there will be some miss­ing cat­e­gories this year (i.e. foun­da­tion primer, lip...