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7 Paleo Winter Skincare Tips

There is no doubt about it! Over here in the Pacific Northwest we are in full on winter mode. Windchill in the single digits and below; with all sorts of hail, snow and everything in between that can be expected on a normal winters day. The first thing I notice when the temperatures start dropping is a huge change in my skin. I feel like I have to work extra hard to keep it soft, moisturized and smooth! I wanted to share 7 of my favorite Winter Skincare tips with you! 1.Makeup is Skin Protection, Especially Ours :) (shameless plug) Conventional makeup is chalked full of harsh chemicals that strip your skin of its natural oils and damage the surface...

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Get the Look - Warm, Festive Glow

The snow is falling here in the Pacific Northwest and the calendar is booked with Holiday Parties and Family & Friend Get Togethers. We thought it would be fun to show you how to re-create this Warm Festive Glow we did on Ali using our Holiday Color Sets.  Products Used: -7-1 Coconut Cream Foundation in Co. 14 applied over entire face with fingertips or you can use our Eco-Friendly Max Coverage Foundation Bamboo. A little goes a long way but its easy to build coverage if desired.  -7-1 Coconut Cream Foundation in Co.17 was used as a dark contour. The goal of contour is to shape, define and sculpt the face using lighter and darker shades. In this instance, a shade several times...

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Get the Look - Natural, Soft & Feminine

This soft, natural look is stunning on Kelly (@thunderandlace) and the best part is, its so easy to re-create!  Products Used: -7-1 Coconut Cream Foundation in Co. 9, applied with fingertips or you can use our Eco-Friendly Max Coverage Foundation Bamboo. A little goes a long way but its easy to build coverage if desired.  -Green Tea Cream Concealer + Highlighter in Golden Light. Apply under eyes for brightening. -Raspberry & Citrus Infused Eye Color in Suede to fill and shape eyebrows -Coconut Lip Gloss in Sweet Pea -Raspberry & Citrus Infused Eye Color in Rose Gold (on the center of the lid and blended upward toward the brow bone), and Chocolate (used on the outer corner, crease and on...

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The Skin Detox- Here’s What Happens When You Switch to Paleo Beauty Products

Have you ever done a cleanse or switched your diet to healthier, less processed foods? If so, you probably understand that your body goes through a bit of an unpleasant detoxing phase. The same can be true when you switch your beauty routine to using only certified organic and clean ingredient based products. When you use conventional toxin filled beauty products your skin learns to adapt and protect itself.  Your skin is not flourishing, it’s surviving. Removing those chemically loaded products allows your skin to heal itself. You may experience a bit of an adjustment phase. This could come in the form of localized breakouts as your skin purges toxins from conventional beauty products, or you may experience your skin...

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How to Know if your Beauty Products are Safe.

The Beauty Industry can be a tough one to navigate through. With a lot of  jargon and different marketing schemes, it is hard to figure out if a product is truly what it claims to be. Below you will find 4 tips that you can follow to make healthier and smarter beauty buying decisions. 1: Beware of marketing schemes and terms that lead you to believe a product is natural and good for you or the environment Terms are thrown around loosely in marketing to convey a false sense to the customer that they are putting healthy ingredients on their skin. A product labeled as natural doesn’t necessarily mean that it is. Ingredient labels and packaging should be carefully read,...

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