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EVOLVh Shampoo & Conditioner Review

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Over the years, I’ve tried countless green beauty haircare products and it’s been a struggle to find haircare products that I really love. I had originally heard about EVOLVh a few years ago when I first heard about Petit Vour, but for some reason I had never tried their shampoo and conditioner. I think at the time, the most popular natural haircare brands were Rahua and Yarok and there weren’t very many bloggers talking about EVOLVh. However, now there are much more green beauty haircare options like Innersense Beauty (another brand I recommend) and Siam Seas (this is on my wishlist!). While I tend to rotate my haircare products, EVOLVh has quickly become one of my favorites! If you haven’t found a natural haircare product you like, you have to check out EVOLVh.

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A Review of the Best Green Beauty Boxes 2017

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After almost 2 years of trying different beauty box subscriptions, I’ve accumulated a lot of products and figured out what works best for me and what doesn’t. I’m currently trying to find a balance between my love of cruelty-free skincare and beauty products and being more thoughtful about my consumption. These are my current favorite green beauty boxes that make going green and cruelty-free super easy and fun.

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Boxwalla Beauty Box Review | FACEts of Spring April 2016

I feel like the amount of beauty boxes in the natural/vegan category has nearly doubled in the past year. There’s a lot that I still have yet to try (e.g. Art of Organics, Glowing Beets,  Klover Box, etc.), but I’ve been working on reducing my beauty box subscriptions so I can use up all the products I’ve accumulated over the past several months before I sign up for any new ones. My goal is ultimately be more minimalist about my beauty and skincare routine, but as you can tell, it is still a work in progress.

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Birchbox + Rifle Paper Co. April Box 2016 Unboxing & Review

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After making a commitment to clean up my skincare and beauty routine, I never thought I’d ever try Birchbox. However, they recently released a Limited Edition Box called “New Naturals” and it features big name green brands such as One Love Organics, Tata Harper, RMS Beauty, and Ilia Beauty. For $59, you get a box of 8 products (7 full-size and 1 sample-size) along with a makeup bag, making the box value a total of $215!

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Tinted Sunscreen Reviews

Despite being a self-proclaimed skincare junkie, I still like to keep my daily skincare routine simple. I’ve been on the hunt for my HG (Holy Grail) tinted moisturizer/BB Cream but have yet to find a product that I absolutely can’t live without. However, I have tried several tinted sunscreens and while the Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream Tinted with SPF 30 is still on my wishlist, these are the four tinted sunscreens that I have tried recently:

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SkinOwl Lavender Beauty Drops Review

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SkinOwl is a brand that is local to me and I actually met the founder, Annie Tevelin, several months ago at a small green beauty event in Studio City, CA. She was very kind and knowledgeable. She helped me pick out the Lavender Beauty Drops since my skin is blemish-prone and a bit on the sensitive side. I was already a fan of the Mangosteen Beauty Drops PM, so I wanted to try one of her AM Beauty Drops and instantly fell in love with the lavender scent.

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Winter Skin Saviors

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After living in London and in New York, I’ve come to appreciate our mild California winters. It doesn’t mean that my skin doesn’t get any less irritated or dry around this time of year, but at least I don’t have to worry about wind chill or snow. These are some of my favorite natural, non-toxic products that have been saving my skin this winter:

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