A Surprising Cold Sore Remedy: Akamai Multi-Use Products Review

Akamai sent me products for review & this post contains affiliate links.  Let me start off this review by saying that I don't like multi-use products as a rule. I find that in almost all cases, they serve one purpose really well and disappoint in other categories, so my normal beauty/personal care routine contains distinct…

The 2 All Natural Skincare Products I Recommend to Everyone I Know

Post contains affiliate links I think I first heard about SW Basics from an ethical blogger, but I can't remember which one. The concept is simple, like its name implies: uncomplicated, sustainable, minimal formulas. At first I turned up my nose at the idea of buying luxury skincare made of grocery store standbys like olive…

My Beauty Routine: Help Me Make It Better

Out of all ethical lifestyle categories, revamping my beauty routine has been the most difficult.  It continues to be a challenge for brands and consumers to trace raw materials, but even when the product is mostly organic, it's likely not ethical from a labor or wage perspective. It's not surprising considering the immense variation and…

Review: Nourish Organic Night Cream + Recovery Serum

100% USDA Organic Skincare A few weeks ago, I received an email from Nourish Organic asking me if I'd like to sample two of their products. I'm always on the hunt for organic, ethically sourced skincare that won't irritate my skin, so I happily said yes. They sent me their Restorative Night Cream and Overnight…