TGIF!!! In last week’s post, I talked about sustainable beauty, and I mentioned plastic pollution created by skincare companies. Today I want to reveal to you who the largest conglomerates are, and which skincare companies they own so that you can make conscious choices for yourself. Unilever In a brand audit conducted by The Break Free From Plastic Movement, Unilever made it to the Top 10 Corporate Plastic Pollutors of 2020. You can read a copy of the report here. Unilever owns brands that you may be very familiar with, such as Axe, Dove, Glow & Lovely, Lever 2000, Noxzema, Pond’s, Q-tips, Simple, St. Ives,Read More →

TGIF loves! Today I want to get into what makes a beauty brand good for the environment and good for us! Skincare Industry: The Stats The beauty industry contributes 120 billion units of packaging per year, and approximately 1 billion tons of CO2 per year just for shipping these products (which doesn’t include freight or air shipping in the instance of importing materials and ingredients from overseas!) A lot of skincare and cosmetic companies create a lot of waste and use a lot of water to mass-produce their lines. Some of their ingredients, such as Petroleum (a very common skincare ingredient) come from crude oil,Read More →

HAPPY 2021 Friends!!!!! We made it!!!! We survived 2020. I have spent much of this past week (between Christmas and New Year’s) reflecting on what I’ve learned in 2020, what I want to learn this year, as well as what I hope to accomplish with my blog and my brand. 2020 has been a great reminder that we are all connected. That we need each other. That we depend on each other to do the right things- to make choices that reflect love and kindness- choices that impact the greater good of all, as well as for future generations. As a Licensed Esthetician, skincare professional,Read More →