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 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
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
If your like me and suffer from seasonal allergies then this time of year can be pretty rough as spring allergies are the most common. But let’s face it, weather your a spring or year-round allergy sufferer, allergies in general can be a nightmare! As a life long allergy sufferer I know all the challenges they present. As if excessive sneezing, itchy watery eyes, runny … Continue reading Britt’s Allergy-Proof Makeup and Skincare Guide
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!
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
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
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!!
1 LUSH – BATH BOMB Twilight A soothing bath bomb that relaxes the body and softens the skin. Once dissolved, this bath bomb will give you the ultimate bath experience, with interchanging colors and a lovely lavender scent. $6.55, Lush Stores, lushusa.com 2 PUMA BY RIHANNA CREEPER Creeper is made in a rough dusty pink suede with black stripe at sides and features a textured neutral … Continue reading 10 Pink Things Every Girl Should Own!
Ever wondered how those models in magazines and television commercials attain such beautiful, radiant skin? Wonder not, you too can flaunt healthy glowing skin using any of these 5 simple tips. TIP #1 GET MORE SLEEP. Sleep is the number one secret to maintaing healthy glowing skin. At least 7 to 8 hours of sleep is needed for your physical, mental well-being, and the overall … Continue reading GLOW ON! | 5 Tips For Naturally Glowing Skin
After years of battling eczema, dry skin and minor allergic reactions, I’ve finally solved the problems with my skin. Gentle, lightweight, and rich in nourishing ingredients, natural baby skincare products has allowed me to retain clear, smooth, healthy skin over the course of 7 years. But don’t let the “Baby ” label fool you, these products are superior in providing deep hydration and nourishment to … Continue reading Smother Than a Baby’s Bottom! | How I Retain Baby-Soft Skin.
The key to mastering the natural makeup look is finding products that complement your natural beauty. The right products should enhance your natural features, glamorizing your skin-tone and texture. Almost entirely using makeup brands that are natural and cruelty-free is essential in selecting products for my sensitive skin. With the help of the products listed below I am able to achieve a barely-there makeup look … Continue reading My “No Makeup” Makeup Look!
With the switch to warmer temps, Spring was the perfect time to reassess my skincare regimen and this year I’m keeping it simple. Adding new products to my existing regimen was essential in order to deal with shifts in climate and care for my skin’s developing needs. Choosing lighter, less heavy products that exfoliate, moisturize and tone my skin where essential in selecting products to … Continue reading Back to Basics: My Spring Skincare Regimen.
Spring is in the air! Tis the season of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection and regrowth. The perfect time for store away your heavy winter coat and get a head start on this list of things to do for the spring season: A A is for AERIFY. Keep allergies and hay fever in check this spring by purifying the air in your home. If you have springtime … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE SPRING TO DO LIST! ( A-Z)