Green Beauty Haul!

Hey beauties,

For the past couple of weeks I made quite a few purchases, all within the realm of green beauty. In my personal experience, natural, good quality ingredients have almost always done wonders for my skin, and always contribute positively to my skin health.

I’ve finished a few products (another Empties coming soon!), so it was time to purchase some goodies to cycle in my routine!

Most of the items are in the beauty category (duh), but there are just a couple of items I’ve included that are just necessary for every day hygiene.

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Skincare Series 1.1: My Daily Skincare Routine

Hello, It’s Me…..

Here’s my updated skincare routine on products that I have used exclusively and consistently from July 2015 to almost a year. I needed to find products that would tackle the superficial breakouts I was experiencing on my chin, as well as the utter dehydration and tightness I constantly felt. I could not bare the thought of having cystic acne again, so this routine also had to be something that was preventative as well. My original go to routine (One Routine to Rule Them All) for intense breakouts was not hydrating enough for my skin, so I had to revamp my approach to a new skincare routine. The key to this was to find gentle, yet highly effective products, with a good ingredient list. I didn’t want to just turn to my local Shoppers Drug Mart and get over-the-counter products filled with benzoyl peroxide. I find products like those clear my face, but also make my skin thinner and weaker. Plus, my skin would become “addicted”  to the medical ingredient, meaning if I wanted to keep up a clear face, I could never sway from it. I wanted to rebuild the strength of my skin, and slowly ween my way off of any intense treatments that I’d have to rely on.

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REVIEW: Pretty Organic Cosmetics Rose & Citrus Purifying Facial Serum + Tea Tree & Aloe Purifying Mud

Hey everyone! This post is about products I have purchased from the brand Pretty Organic Cosmetics, a small Canadian skincare brand created by two sisters; one is a dietitian, the other a make-up artist and aesthetician. One of the sisters had suffered eczema, and both were on a constant hunt for products that would not aggravate the sister’s sensitive skin. This proved to be a tough feat, for many brands they have looked at were filled with cheap, irritating ingredients and preservatives. The two sisters decided to take matters into their own hands and create an all-natural skincare line with minimal, organic, high quality ingredients.

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