Category Archives: Beauty

3 More Ways to Use A Maternity Belly Band

How in the world did I live without maternity belly bands? You know what I’m talking about, right? Belly bands (like the Bella Band, BeBand, Baby Be Mine, and others) are stretchy, soft, spandex-y tubes that fit around your belly … Continue reading

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Simple, Homemade Skin Care

I’ve had so much fun making my own skin care and cleaning products lately. Does that make me a big dork? Maybe. But I don’t care! It’s fun to be a kitchen alchemist, and to save money on these items. … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Whole Foods Body Care

**At the end of this post you can enter to win a body care set from Whole Foods** Whole Foods Market is running a 3-part podcast series promoting the “Premium Body Care” product line they have created. It’s important to … Continue reading

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Act Natural Hair Color Review

I’ve talked about natural hair color on the blog before so I was eager to try this product. It’s from a company called ACT (Advanced Cosmetic Technologies). Their website is http://www.ActNaturals.com. Unfortunately, I can’t give this product a glowing review. … Continue reading

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Safe Pregnancy Skin Care

Did you get choosy about your skin care products when you were pregnant? I was pleasantly surprised to find a warning against phthalates in a recent magazine I subscribe to (it was Fit Pregnancy which I consider to be pretty … Continue reading

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Your Mother Was Right: Traditional Beauty Tips

Your Mother Was Right: Traditional Beauty Tips that Pass the Test of Time Everyone hates being told “I told you so”, and most women also hate thinking their mother was right. However, on stepping upon the threshold of 30, and … Continue reading

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A Giveaway for Your Belli

Pregnant and nursing moms will especially be interested in this giveaway from Belli skincare. I got a chance to try out some of the Belli skin care here and published a review. This time I got my hands (and legs!) … Continue reading

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How To Have Naturally Shiny Hair

There are all kinds of products that crowd drugstore shelves claiming to make your hair shiny. Many of them rely on silicones. While they’re probably not terribly harmful for your hair,  silicone has to go through a lot of chemical … Continue reading

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Best Kept Green Beauty Secrets

I have a few green beauty secrets of my own. For example, coconut oil is amazing for your skin, hair, face and internals. Here are a few more contributed by a guest author. Enjoy! Best Kept Green Beauty Secrets Find … Continue reading

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Homemade Shampoo Recipes

Store bought hair shampoo, in addition to being an expense, usually has several questionable chemical ingredients that your hair, eyes and skin don’t need. Especially if you’re using shampoo on your babies and kids, you want to be careful about … Continue reading

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