As with every season, Summer requires an entirely new set of skincare dos and don’ts. With warmer temps and more sun exposure, our skin requires efficient cleansing and protection from harmful UV rays. This past year, I changed my normal skincare regimen, switching from washing my face with conventional pipe/tap water to washing my face with pure distilled water. My skin has since changed drastically; … Continue reading Why I only wash my face with Distilled Water + Tips for Glowing Summer skin!
I received the Deva Curls Wash Day Wonder Pre-cleanse Slip Detangler courtesy of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers that review products and share their honest opinions according to each individual’s personal social experience. Known for their salon-quality, cruelty-free naturally derived curly hair products, Deva Curls, is a brand I’ve always wanted to try. Having always dreaded wash day and all … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES – My Wash Day Wonder featuring Deva Curls
I received the new Origins Original Skin Cleansing Makeup-Removing Jelly courtesy of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers that review products and share their honest opinions according to each individual’s personal social experience. As Origins is a charismatic brand in the world of natural skincare, known for their high performance, non-toxic formulas that are free of parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, mineral oil, … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES – My Origins Original Skincare Experience
How We Found the Best Natural Deodorant We started with 155 products all marketed as natural deodorants. Our picks included recommendations from “best of” lists in magazines like Allure, Good Housekeeping, and Men’s Journal, as well as best-sellers from mainstream retailers (think Walgreens) and natural- and organic-oriented e-commerce sites, like Thrive Market and Swanson Health Products. The 30-Second Review The best natural deodorant fends off … Continue reading The Best Natural Deodorants | Reviews.com
I received products from the new Pantene Pro-V Gold Series line curiosity of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers that review/test products and share honest opinions based on each individual’s personal social influence. As a blogger, It is always exciting to receive free products and discount codes and thus, share my honest opinion with my subscribers. However, I was especially excited to … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES | Pantene Pro-V Gold Series Review
In case you couldn’t already tell, summer has officially arrived! And with summer comes higher, more humid temps but while it may feel great to finally show off that oh-so good looking summer bod, more exposure to the sun and UV rays can wreck havoc on your skin—therefore, we must protect ourselves and our skin. All of us,regardless of race or skin type, needs protection … Continue reading Protect your Melanin, Darker Skin Needs Sunscreen Too! | Best sunscreens for darker skin
Out with the old, and into my new spring-care routine! The official start of spring can only mean one thing……it’s time to switch our skin care regimens. Luckily, spring’s skincare regimen is way less complicated than winter’s as “less is more” with spring skin. It’s time to swap out those heavy creams and serums and switch to lighter, ph balancing formulas. Exfoliating, moisturizing and balancing are … Continue reading Out with the old! | My new spring-care routine
Here is a compilation of my February Favorites, featuring items from some of my favorite brands including, BARE MINERALS, RMS BEAUTY and ACURE. HERE ARE THE ITEMS THAT THE LIST! → RMS BEAUTY ♡ ULTIMATE MAKEUP REMOVER WIPE – $16, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ LIVING LUMINIZER – $38, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ MAGIC LUMINIZER – $38, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ LIP2CHEEK DIABOLIQUE – $36, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ MASCARA – … Continue reading FEBRUARY FAVORITES
When’s the last time you treated your skin?……I mean really took the time to extensively cleanse, exfoliate, moisturize or massage the skin. People usually tend to rigorously treat the skin on their face and neck, regularly exfoliating, cleansing, moisturizing but often neglect to give as much attention to the rest of the skin. Dry skin brushing is a simple efficient practice you can add to your … Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Dry Brush Everyday!
Effective packaging design can easily draw a consumer’s attention but what element actually determines the final purchase? Biomotives are sensory cues that directly target our subconscious, generating emotion or action before the conscious portion of our brain even has an opportunity to respond. These triggers help brands create emotional connections with consumers thus influencing consumer buying, increasing sales and consumer loyalty. Color is an important … Continue reading COLOR THEORY IN BEAUTY PACKAGING
We’ve all had those nights when we’re totally exhausted and don’t possess the slightest energy to remove our makeup or wash our face throughly before bed. However, sleeping in your makeup constantly can do some serious long-term damage to the skin; apart from ruining our pillow cases, sleeping with make-up on overtime can cause breakouts, dull skin, wrinkles and clogged pores. Reusable Cotton Rounds and … Continue reading Reusable Cotton Rounds vs. Disposable Cotton Rounds
Skincare routines are like your wardrobe, a couple times a year, you have to switch out the pieces according to the season. Unlike summer skin, Fall skin requires a little extra work in order to retain healthy moisturized skin throughout the season! Pile on those moisture-rich layers, because your going to need them to protect your skin against harsh temps. With Winter right around the … Continue reading Fall Skincare 2016
Want to improve the overall health of your hair and scalp while retaining length?? The a natural wooden hair brush and/or comb is an absolute staple. Whether you have super thick curly hair or really fine straight fine hair, you hair can benefit tremendously from using a natural wooden or bamboo hair brush with minimal effort. Bamboo is a natural self-generating resource that provides both … Continue reading 6 REASONS EVERYONE SHOULD USE A WOODEN HAIR BRUSH
Lipstick is a simple way to spruce up your look for Fall. Whether it’s a basic everyday nude, a statement matte red or a subtle wear-with-anything pink, we all have a favorite Lipstick or Lipgloss that we gravitate to the most. But while signature shades are great year round it’s nice to mix it up each season and try something new, maybe a vibrant plum … Continue reading LIP COLORS YOU’RE SURE TO FALL FOR!
Ready to take my body wash off of the bathroom pedestal because bar soap is leading in the bath time challenge! While I often rotate my shower routine between body-wash and bar soap, I prefer to lather up my loofah with my favorite bar soap. Having sampled an infinite amount of natural soaps through the years through the years, I have become a bit of … Continue reading JUST GOT ZUM! | INDIGO WILD ZUM BAR REVIEW + Free Soap
Whether I am going to work or heading out on overnight trip, it is essential that I look and feel my best at all times. Traveling daily with a few of my favorite beauty and lifestyle products ensures that I can cater to my beauty and health needs while being away from home on an as necessary basis. However when it comes to daily traveling, … Continue reading EVERYDAY TRAVEL ESSENTIALS!
Ben Stiller’s phobia of germs in the movie Along Came Polly is literally the epitome of my life as he describes how germs and“high risk” situations can negatively impact your health and cause illness. His “play it safe” approach to life much like myself, acts a protective barrier against harmful encounters and high health-risk factors but, it also means that we can miss out on the opportunity … Continue reading 18 STRUGGLES OF LIVING WITH SENSITIVE SKIN
Ditch the traditional way of cleansing your skin and switch to oil cleansing. Oil cleansing is arguable the most effective way to cleanse your skin naturally as it is can be beneficial to everyone regardless of your particular skin type. When used directly unto skin, oils as a cleanser eliminates impurities by surfacing dirt and allowing them to be easily rinsed away baring softer, hydrated … Continue reading ALMOND, CASTOR, AVOCADO, AND COCONUT | Oil Cleansing 101
My review of T.G.I.N About the Brand TGIN or Thank God lt’s Natural offers natural hair and skincare products formulated to instantly improve the health maintenance of your hair and skin. Each product is formulated with with nourishing plant botanicals and high quality ingredients such as argan oil, alma oil, shea butter, and Vitamin E to give you softer, moisturized, and more manageable hair and skin. The … Continue reading LATHER. RINSE. REPEAT
Ditch the conventional beauty products and tools you used in the past and try these easy, cost effective and hacks that will instantly become a staple in your beauty regimen. I personally use all of the Beauty Hacks listed in this post and get amazing results every single time! Here are 10 Genius Beauty Hacks That Will Change Your Life!! 1. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR FOR … Continue reading 10 Genius Beauty Hacks That Will Change Your Life!!