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Makeup Eraser: Does it Really Work?

Woman cleansing face

At the recent expo event, I gave in to the sales pitch and purchased the Original Makeup Eraser Makeup Remover Cloth.  I was skeptical about whether it would really work, but I figured at minimum, I could use it as a regular washcloth, albeit a $20 one. The concept is simple, you use the cloth […]

Is There Such Thing as True One-Bag Travel?

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There are a lot of websites devoted to minimalist and one-bag travel, but is traveling with literally one bag truly possible and necessary? I suppose anything is always possible. You can pack your wallet, your phone, a toothbrush, a bottle of Dr. Bronners soap, and a clean pair of underwear and off you go. But […]

Is Dual Cleansing Worth the Extra Step?

Woman cleansing face

The dual cleanse or double cleanse method seems to be taking off, so to speak. It has long been a part of the Korean and Japanese skin care regimen, but has recently become very popular here. For those who are unfamiliar with this concept, it generally refers to using a cleansing oil first to remove […]

Brand Review: L’Occitane

L’Occitane is a Provence-based brand that’s available through their website and stores as well as other retailers like Sephora and Nordstrom. In addition to being known for their skincare and body care products, they also pride themselves on sustaining the communities which provide these ingredients. One of the best ways to explore the L’Occitane brand […]

Brand Review: Perfectly Posh

Lip scrub on table

Perfectly Posh is an independent consultant based company that focuses on natural ingredients without fillers.  They even have a wide selection of vegan options if you prefer!  Likewise, they are proud of the fact that their products are made in the U.S.A.  It is a relatively new brand, founded in 2011, but it growing fast.  […]

Beauty in a Bag: To Clean From Head to Toe

Homemade soap

As any self-proclaimed beauty junkie knows, it can get complicated when we try to fit all of our bath and body necessities into one little Ziploc bag, especially when we are trying to avoid checking a suitcase. This is a quick five-part series designed to reduce how many products you have to travel with and […]

Beauty in a Bag: To Moisturize All that Beautiful Skin

Natural soap on table surrounded by flower petals

After washing with that all-in-one soap, it is time to moisturize! But again, instead of packing conditioner and face lotion and body cream and hand lotion and eye cream and lip balm, consider reducing that list to just two items. You may doubt this possibility even exists, but let’s take a look at two powerhouse […]

Beauty in a Bag: To Summarize our Minimized Travel Bags

Makeup bag for traveling

We’ve done a great job at downsizing and finding terrific multi-tasking products!  What a diet we’ve put our travel bags through.  Let’s take a look! Our new and improved makeup bag contains the Eyelite pencil, the concealer pencil or foundation stick, the eyeliner pencil, and the lip and cheek stick or pencil plus a pencil […]

How to Take Care of Skin for Fall

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Fall is that time when the cool winds sweep in and I know your skin also experiences the changes because of the weather. Because of this, it is important to know some essential skin care tips during the fall. Here are some tips to help you counter the skin dryness and the changing weather! Overcome […]

Understanding Skincare Ingredients – Aloe Vera

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If you are a huge fan of skin care products, you will have noticed that one of the most often used ingredients is aloe. In fact, you do not even need to be a skin care fanatic to notice that aloe vera is commonly used in skin care products because even as a little kid, […]