Gud Body Lotion from Burt’s Bees – Review

One of the things I miss most from conventional products are the good smells! In terms of body lotions, I used to love some of the scents from Bath & Body Works. I’ve tried a few of the more natural lotions, but often times they leave me a bit disappointed in the scent department. At a recent trip[…]

Jane Iredale Lip Definer – Review

I’ve really been on a mission to ‘green-up’ my cosmetics. And it’s no secret that makeup is a must-have for me – I didn’t earn the nickname of Lipgloss Queen for nothing! In my mind, on the scale of what cosmetics get into your system the most, what you wear on your lips has to be pretty up[…]

Badger SPF 30 Unscented Natural Sunscreen – Review

With a massive variety of sunscreens available on the market, when it comes to my kids, safety is my first concern. There are all kinds of controversies over sunscreens lately in mainstream media… do they really block the harmful rays? Do they actually CAUSE cancer? In addition, traditionally sunscreens have relied upon hormone-disrupting chemicals, nanoparticals that enter the[…]

Korres Milk Proteins Foaming Cream Cleanser – Review

I’ve been searching for a facial cleanser to replace my previous not-so-natural one, and I came across this one at Ulta, Korres Milk Proteins Foaming Cream Cleanser. The salesperson at Ulta steered me toward this brand when I told her I was looking for something more natural. Korres products typically have a whole list of things on their[…]

Clarisonic Mia – Review

I’d been eyeing the Clarisonic Mia for a bit, wondering if it was just an expensive gadget or whether it was really worthy of all the buzz it was getting. Of course I read bunches of reviews on this little guy before I bought it, the vast majority of reviews being positive. I bought it at Sephora where[…]

Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream – Review

I don’t spend much time at all on my nails aside from using a file, but I will take a few extra minutes to massage in Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream. I love this stuff! It is a moisturizing balm for your cuticles and nails. It is especially great in the winter, when the dry, indoor heat[…]

Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Lotion

I decided to try this Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Lotion because I had tried the shampoo and LOVED the smell.  I was so excited to see they made a lotion in the same scent!  It’s kind of a warm, vanilla-but-not-vanilla scent.  My son told me I smelled like cookies.  But it’s not a sweet scent, just a[…]

Burt’s Bees Blemish Stick – Review

About a year and a half ago, I started breaking out like crazy. I mean the painful kind. Seriously, like I was a teenager. I was talking to Shannon about it one day, and she told me about this Burt’s Bees Blemish Stick. At the time I was using some spot treatment by Neutrogena. I couldn’t believe how[…]

SpaRitual Nail Lacquer – Review

This is my favorite time of year when we get to break out the sandals, flip flops and lots of fun new summer shades of nail polish. I honestly never really thought too much about the chemicals in nail polish until I found this polish from SpaRitual. This polish or ‘Lacquer’ as they call it, is really nice.[…]

Alba Botanica Lip Balm – Review

I bought this lip balm because it is made by Alba and isn’t petroleum-based, AND it was on sale at CVS!  In terms of lip balm, my current fave has been Burt’s Bees.  But since this was on sale, I decided to give the Alba Botanica Lip Balm a shot. I am IMPRESSED!  It’s extremely moisturizing, and what[…]