Fashion & Style

A Beginner’s Guide to an Ethical & Sustainable Wardrobe


For anyone interested in green beauty, once you’ve transitioned to more natural, ethical brands for your beauty and household needs, the next logical step would be to review and refine your wardrobe. I think a lot of us are guilty of supporting and participating in fast fashion without realizing the consequences it has on our environment and the retail industry in general. Thrifting is a great way to still partake in fashion trends and find unique pieces to add to your wardrobe. There are also so many ethical fashion companies that make the transition a little easier. Here are my current favorites:

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Beauty, Reviews

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


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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March Makeup Favorites


After all the subscription boxes from the past year, it’s taken me awhile to find products that I really love. I’ve a huge fan of multi-purpose products, especially when it’s makeup that simultaneously functions as skincare. Below is a list of my current makeup favorites:

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SkinOwl Lavender Beauty Drops Review


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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