Category Archives: beauty

Wonderbar Labor Day Sale – 20% off!

Today through Monday you can get 20% off your Wonderbar order by using code “goodbyesummer” at the checkout.  You’re welcome 🙂

Tomorrow Steve & I are moving (more on that tomorrow) and we haven’t started packing yet!  It’s about 6:30pm on Friday and our families are coming over at 9 tomorrow morning to help us move – I’d better get packing!  I hope you’re having a more fun Friday night than I am, haha.


Additional Ingredients I’m Avoiding

In my first post on ingredients to avoid, I mentioned parabens and sulfates.  Here are two more ingredients I’m trying to avoid or use sparingly and some reasons why.

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July Birchbox

Birchbox had a really special treat for us in July.  This month’s picks are all personally selected by designer Cynthia Rowley and even the outside of the box is cute!

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Tarte Friends & Family Sale – 30% Off!

Tarte’s Friends and Family sale just started today and runs through next Monday, August 15th.  Just use the code Continue reading

Easy to Find Sulfate-Free Shampoos

Finding and using a sulfate-free shampoo is not as much of a challenge as you might think.  More and more brands that we all know are coming out with a sulfate-free version of their product.  It might take you a bit of time to get used to shampoo without SLSs, but your scalp will thank you. Continue reading

The Truth Behind Cetaphil

Do you use Cetaphil? You may want to reconsider.  Even though it seems plain and safe for sensitive skin, you aren’t doing your skin any favors.  Yes, there are only eight ingredients (water, cetyl alcohol, propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearyl alcohol, methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben) but they are all chemically manufactured, except for the water.  Continue reading

Urban Decay Friends & Family Sale – 25% off!

Use code “FFSUMMER11” to get 25% off your order – unfortunately it won’t work with the Naked Pallette, but it’s still a great deal for everything else!  Happy Shopping 🙂