7 Things I Stopped Buying, Thanks to Minimalism and Zero Waste

There comes a point when you realize that less is more. Just because something is convenient, or cheap, or even free, it doesn't mean you need that thing, and it doesn't mean that owning that thing will make your life any better. Here are some things I've let go of, with no regrets to speak … Continue reading 7 Things I Stopped Buying, Thanks to Minimalism and Zero Waste

Lavender Love: 5 Clean and Calming Lavender Beauty Products

Since delving into the realm of clean and natural beauty products, I noticed that I have accumulated a number of lavender-scented products. I didn’t used to be a big fan of floral scents, but natural products have really changed the game for me in terms of what defines “floral.” I learned that there’s a big … Continue reading Lavender Love: 5 Clean and Calming Lavender Beauty Products

Nontoxic Nails: Taking the Guilt Out of a Guilty Pleasure

Wow, it’s been a minute. Life has taken over the past couple months, and I have sorely neglected this blog. But instead of making excuses, I’m just going to jump right in to today’s topic: clean, nontoxic nail polish. I debated posting about this for a while, because honestly, switching nail polish brands seems like … Continue reading Nontoxic Nails: Taking the Guilt Out of a Guilty Pleasure

5 Brands I’m Boycotting (And Why You Should Too)

We’ve all heard it before: you vote with your dollars. Every purchase you make is a vote for the type of world you want to live in: one run by corporations who use toxic chemicals and unethical labor practices, OR one run by people who use their purchasing power to support ethical businesses. There are … Continue reading 5 Brands I’m Boycotting (And Why You Should Too)

5 Clean Body and Hair Care Swaps

Until fairly recently, I actually had no idea how many different toxic chemicals were lurking in my beauty and personal care products. Why would companies put known carcinogens in my skincare products? Doesn’t the FDA regulate the ingredients that go into cosmetics? Yeah...no. Under U.S. law, cosmetic products and ingredients, except color additives, do not … Continue reading 5 Clean Body and Hair Care Swaps