Category Archives: Skincare

platinum no more: how to get rid of the blonde at home

My hair has been through a lot this year. I had my hair professionally bleached and dyed to platinum blonde back in April for a fashion show. I was able to keep the look up for several months thanks to … Continue reading

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review: madison street beauty

I purchased a handful of Madison Street Beauty natural products during a massive sale a few months ago. The brand claims to be all natural, but I wanted to reach out to get some additional background before reviewing the products. … Continue reading

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natural skincare: why I love Origins

I stumbled into Origins a bit by accident while waiting for Daniel to get a haircut nearby. I kept thinking it was Body Shop and I wanted some new lotion. Upon realizing I wasn’t at Body Shop, I decided to check … Continue reading

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review: henna hair dye

Since I’ve been dyeing my hair red for several months now, and since I’m committed to finding natural skincare solutions, I thought it time to try out henna hair dye. A friend recommended getting my dye at a local natural … Continue reading

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natural skincare: seventh generation serum

Seventh Generation, in partnership with Lucky Magazine, recently asked me to review their new Natural Skin-Boosting Serum in Soothing. (I received a free sample of this product from Lucky and Seventh Generation for use in connection with this blog.) Serum … Continue reading

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organic skincare: Progress in Health Ultra Hydration Moisturizer

I just received my second order of Progress in Health Ultra Hydration Moisturizer. I bought it to replace the Avalon Organics Lavender moisturizer I had been using for a year or two before they changed the formula. My skin is … Continue reading

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Radiant Cosmetics: lipstick for change

If you read my other blog, you may remember that I criticized Radiant Cosmetics back in January for what I saw as a flippant campaign to raise awareness of human trafficking. My intent was to provide balance to the ridiculous … Continue reading

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organic skincare: organic wear pressed powder

I bought Physician’s Formula Organic Wear Pressed Powder in Translucent Fair to replace a powder foundation I’d been using since high school. The Organic Wear powder provides less coverage than its predecessor, but currently seems to be the only organic alternative … Continue reading

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organic skincare: erzulie cosmetics cream to powder foundation

(originally published on I discovered Erzulie while searching for organic skincare options on etsy and have been using their products for several months now. Recently, I purchased the Mineral Cream to Powder Foundation in Light on the seller’s recommendation. I … Continue reading

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