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California Proposition 65 Explained

“This product is known to the state of California to cause cancer, and/or reproductive harm or other birth defects“. If you’ve ever seen this warning on your beauty packaging, you’re not alone. California citizens voted on Proposition 65 in 1986 as an initiative to address citizens’ growing concerns about exposure to toxic chemicals. There are two parts […]

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Why I’m Quitting Alcohol. Why You Should Too.

Why would someone willingly cut fun out of their life, you ask? I had the idea to stop drinking when I woke up yet another morning feel so super crappy. Even on days that I’m not drinking alcohol I feel hungover. It’s so hard for me to properly hydrate, and I feel like my body […]

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Five Things You Should Know About Ingredient Listings

As I’ve said before, the world of personal care and cosmetics is completely saturated with marketing, influencers, and lofty claims. When trying to navigate the landscape of the beauty world, this can throw you for a loop. Have no fear, I am here to help smooth it all out. Trying to decipher the nitty gritty behind the […]

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Spring Cleaning Detox: A Holistic Approach

When you hear the word “detox”, what do you think of? A week with no carbs? A colonic? Maybe it’s a juice cleanse, or consuming only romaine lettuce for two weeks straight. Hell no, my friends. In my opinion, that is definitely not the best way to be detoxing your body, mind, and spirit. My […]

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Health and Ingredient Conscious Beauty

Ingredient Conscious Beauty

I have spent the past 3 or so years of my career trying to tap further into the “clean beauty” phenomenon. Some brands tout an all-natural claim, while others keep it conservative with something along the lines of ingredient-conscious. In most cases, I am a fan of the latter, as it is much more objective […]

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Quick and Easy 5 Minute Meditation

Easy Five Minute Meditation

Think you don’t have time to meditate? Think again, my friends! The benefits of meditation are plenty, and I assure you, it doesn’t take long to start noticing the difference. With some heartfelt effort and a bit of time, you can flip your monkey mind right over. The first thing I noticed after starting my meditation practice […]

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We All Have to Start Somewhere, right?

This is officially step one in making my life a little bit better. For me. Not really for anyone else (although, I do have plenty of little lovebugs for whom I care deeply about), but I need to do this for me. My emotional and mental stability have not been quite up to par lately, and for that […]

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