I am all for making my own natural and organic cosmetics and beauty products. You can control the ingredients, the color and the smell. But, above all, it needs to be easy. I don’t want to spend hours in my kitchen or bathroom concocting something that may not work out in the end. With spring and summer upon us, I really wanted to learn how to make my own rose water. It can be used as a toner or body spray, or even put into lemonade or recipes if you are daring. I didn’t, however, want to spend a fortune on a small amount. So, below is my journey into DIY rose water. I’m pretty impressed since it turned out really well and was super easy.
I love spring! Clean crisp, flowery smelling air, a sense of new beginning, and of course new spring makeup trends to try. Gone are the deep, comforting colors of fall and winter, and in are the lighter, brighter, more awake colors of spring and summer. I could probably spend a full day (or maybe more like a week) shopping online for spring makeup goodies. It is definitely something I find incredibly hard to resist. I do try to hone in my makeup buying so that I am in on the trends, without looking like a complete weirdo though. Below are the top spring makeup trends that are hot right now and my suggestions for clean, all natural products you can get to help you bring the looks to life.
Ah fall… Crisp, cool air, changing leaves, and the perfect time to go shopping! I am generally a spring/summer person, but one of the things I look forward to the most when fall starts coming around is being able to give myself the excuse to spruce up my wardrobe and my makeup. Back to school shopping of sorts… It is a great time to buy a little something for myself, before all the holiday shopping begins and I have to start thinking about what I will buy for others. One of the things that I like to buy the most to give me an instant pick-me-up is a new lipstick. It can change your entire look for the day, is relatively inexpensive, and it’s fun to try on all of the different colors before picking your favorite one. I love makeup in general, but I especially like a fresh new lipstick. I do, however, want it to be a lipstick without lead or any other toxic ingredients. Below are my top picks for the best non-toxic lipstick for fall.
When I was in the process of switching all of my conventional makeup and skin care products over to more natural and organic choices, I wanted to just go to one website or store and be done with it. Many trials and tribulations later, I ended up with a lot of duds and went to countless sites and bought way too many products to count. Some worked, some didn’t. What I really wanted and still want is a one-stop-shop sort of situation where I can go to one site or use one line and know that most of what I buy or try is safer and more natural, organic even. So, I set out to make your journey hopefully a little easier. Below you will find my top choices for all natural makeup and skin care products – that you can buy all in one place. I’ll also let you know some of my favorite choices in each product line.