Tata Harper’s organic skincare line, launched in 2011, has become a leading force not just in the natural beauty movement, but in the beauty industry in general. In just a few short years Tata has amassed a loyal following of high-profile fans and industry experts, while the line is now sold at high-end spas and […]
Kauai is such a special, beautiful place and, for as small and private as it is, there are so many creative people and companies that are based on the island, or at least got their start there. Leah TK of Leahlani Skincare is one such local. Her line of organic face masks, anti-aging serums, and […]
I’m always searching for natural and organic skincare lines to incorporate into my routine. Even though there are interesting new brands popping up every day, there are also many great labels that have been around long before the natural beauty industry blew up. ISUN, a Colorado-based organic product line which launched in 2006, is one […]
Since I love nature and being outdoors, discovering new ways to bring those elements into my home and daily routine is a thrill. Lately I’ve been inspired by the beautiful modern apothecary products made by Ursula Wurster, whose natural, ethical line is called Midnight Collective. Based in Portland, Oregon, Ursula is an herbalist who creates […]
This week was all about new approaches to beauty, from the enlightening Kristina Holey’s recipes and skin detoxing tips to today’s subject, skincare formulator and expert Marie Veronique Nadeau. Coincidentally, I have my close friend Shiva Rose to thank for both introductions. During our recent session, Kristina recommended a wonderful chemist based in Berkeley who […]
Most of us are aware of the great benefits of regularly detoxifying our systems, but according to the inspiring holistic skincare expert Kristina Holey, deeply cleaning out our skin is just as important. Fortunately, her comprehensive regimen below can easily be done at home. It should be paired with internal “work,” which includes reducing inflammatory […]
As you know, I’m quite particular about what I put in and on my body. For me, high-quality ingredients are of utmost importance when it comes to both food and beauty formulas. My close friend Shiva Rose recently introduced me to Paris-trained facialist Kristina Holey, who is based in San Francisco but makes occasional visits to LA […]
One of my very favorite body oils, Santa Maria Novella Cosmetic Oil is the perfect after-shower treat. Moisturizing, without being too greasy, the packaging is lovely and the scent divine.
I recently started carrying Los Poblanos products in both of my stores and this Lavender Salve is one of my favorites!
To round out my beauty product recommendations, I wanted to finish off with my favorite body products. This is the one area that I need to work on to be a little more dedicated to all-natural and clean products. These are my favorite brands that are on rotation in my bathroom.
Building on my recent hair care post, I want to continue filling in my Rip+Tan beauty suggestions with my favorite face products. Since I found out I was pregnant with Tanner, I’ve tried to limit the number of chemicals I put in and on my body. I’m increasingly aware of how important it is to know what we are putting on our bodies – that being said, I’m not perfect, but I really to make a conscience effort to use organic, paraben-free, natural products whenever possible.