Skincare & BodyCare Empties: What I’ve been using

In this post, I will be doing a review of skin­care and body care prod­ucts that I recent­ly used in Octo­ber and Novem­ber.     Will not repurchase The Ordi­nary Hyaluron­ic acid: The pur­pose of this serum is to offer opti­mal hydra­tion into the skin. Hyaluron­ic acid can hold up to 1000x its water weight and the com­bi­na­tion of B5…
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Dr. Monica’s Cleopatra Body oil
Natural Moisturizing factors + HA
The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
Korres Showergel
The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA Surface Hydration
Paula’s Choice BOOST 10% Azelaic Acid Booster
RoseWater and Glycerin
Paula’s Choice–SKIN PERFECTING 2% BHA Liquid Salicylic Acid Exfoliant
Lone Deodorant
Dr. Monica’s Cleopatra Body oil
Natural Moisturizing factors + HA
The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
Korres Showergel
The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA Surface Hydration
Paula’s Choice BOOST 10% Azelaic Acid Booster
RoseWater and Glycerin
Paula’s Choice–SKIN PERFECTING 2% BHA Liquid Salicylic Acid Exfoliant
Lone Deodorant

My Faves

Lavanila Deodorant
Dr. BRONNERS
Schmidts Deodorant
Aztec Clay Mask
Menstrual cups
The Alchemist
L- Glutamine Powder: Supports Immune Function and Muscle Tissue
Rose Water Spray
ACV
Lavanila Deodorant
Dr. BRONNERS
Schmidts Deodorant
Aztec Clay Mask
Menstrual cups
The Alchemist
L- Glutamine Powder: Supports Immune Function and Muscle Tissue
Rose Water Spray
ACV

Dermaplaning Downside: Consider this before your next Facial

I’m sure most of you are famil­iar with derma­plan­ing. It’s heav­i­ly cir­cu­lat­ed through insta­gram and twit­ter where Estheti­cian’s every­where are rein­forc­ing the tech­nique over and over for flaw­less look­ing skin. For those less than famil­iar with the term it’s basi­cal­ly a tech­nique that uses a scalpel, yes the kind sur­geons make inci­sions with, to remove the vel­lus hair and dead…
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How to Slay your Braids without the ‘Itch’

Nat­ur­al hair is beau­ti­ful but wash days are a bitch! Ded­i­cat­ing a whole day to pre-poo, wash, con­di­tion, treat, and style your hair is the norm. But, let’s be hon­est nat­ur­al hair is a full-time job– one in which, we like to take time off from. Espe­cial­ly with sum­mer right around the cor­ner! via GIPHY Most of our go-to pro­tec­tive…
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Swapping to Green Cleaning

I’ve been inter­est­ed in switch­ing out my chem­i­cal laden clean­ing prod­ucts for a while now. Luck­i­ly, I came across the Grove Col­lab­o­ra­tive (we will get to the prod­ucts in just a sec­ond) and was able to do so. I knew I would be mov­ing into my new apart­ment soon so I want­ed to make the switch from using con­ven­tion­al clean­ing…
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A Beginning Guide to Achieving Flawless Skin: The Acid Mantle

I’ve had my fair share of skin issues from bad der­ma­tol­ogy run in’s to using strip­ping prod­ucts that caused my skin to dry out and leave behind hyper­pig­men­ta­tion  and flaky skin. Through my skin­care jour­ney, I’ve found, one of the most impor­tant things in achiev­ing smooth, lumi­nous, and acne-free skin is pro­tect­ing the Acid Man­tle. I fig­ured if we were going…
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Airest Dion Daily Rebalancing System
Biosil
Organic Bulgarian RoseWater
organic Aloe Vera Gel
Pomengrante Oil
Tamanu oil
SoapBerry Cleanser
E‑RA Organics
Organic Bulgarian RoseWater
Airest Dion Daily Rebalancing System
Biosil
Organic Bulgarian RoseWater
organic Aloe Vera Gel
Pomengrante Oil
Tamanu oil
SoapBerry Cleanser
E‑RA Organics
Organic Bulgarian RoseWater