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Why I Wash My Face with Honey

Hey pass the honey please…Nope, not using to sweeten my tea, I’m over here washing my face with it. Sounds weird – right? A few months ago I posted a photo of my homemade honey face wash and got a lot of requests to share the recipe. Throughout my quest to eliminate toxic beauty products, […] Read more…

Petit Vour Subscription Box Review

Kicking off the week with an update on my clean beauty detox. Just in case you’re wondering how it’s going, I cannot lie. Transitioning away from toxic beauty products has been a tad bit overwhelming. I mean there’s a reason we are loyal to current beauty brands filled with parabens and nasty chemicals. Easy access for starters. It’s […] Read more…

Beauty Detox in 5 Easy Steps

Is it time to Detox Your Beauty Routine? With so many toxic chemicals lurking in skincare and cosmetics it can be overwhelming. If you can start with 5 easy changes - isn’t it worth the effort?

One of my goals for the new year was to inventory the stockpile of beauty products collecting in my bathroom. Buying and testing has gotten a little out of hand as I’ve slowly transitioned to non-toxic beauty. While I’ve had success changing out a few items, it’s time to really step up my beauty detox game. But when it comes to cosmetics, this is […] Read more…

Coconut Rose Oil Conditioner Tutorial

DIY Coconut Rose Oil Conditioner Tutorial

You guys know how much I love 9 beauty uses for coconut oil. This got pinned 95 times! So when I found a recipe that combines both to create a Coconut Rose Oil Conditioner, I just had to share. I am truly obsessed with coconut oil. In addition to using in my protein smoothie, everyone […] Read more…

Hair Products for Kids: SoCozy now in CVS

Chemical Free Hair Products for Kids SoCozy Hair Care

Thank you SoCozy for sponsoring this post. I love that my oldest daughter is finally at the age where she’s interested in caring for her own hair. After a recent trip to the salon where she begged for a cute bob, it became obvious it was time she learned how to style her hair at home and […] Read more…

8 Steps to Rock a Fishtail Ponytail

Fishtail Ponytail Tutorial

It’s no secret I have hair envy but that doesn’t change the fact that I would give anything to rock a fishtail ponytail, anything resembling a fishtail braid or even a snake braid would do.  This looks combines a French fishtail with a more traditional braid, making it super versatile for all my girls who have long […] Read more…

Repair Dry Skin with Vaseline Spray Moisturizer

REPAIR DRY SKIN WITH VASELINE SPRAY MOISTURIZER

The dryness of fall and winter drive me crazy! As soon as the temps start to drop, I can feel it in my skin. So, I try to counteract the whole process. I do as much as I can to stay moisturized, including placing bottles of lotion all over the house, in my bag, and […] Read more…

Sleepy Time Blend Using Essential Oils

essential oils for sleep

As much as I love taking care of myself on the outside using the latest beauty products, the inside is just as important. Sleep is a big part of my beauty routine and getting enough is not always my strength. Being a night owl, I love burning the midnight oil. It seems to run in the family. Hubs […] Read more…

Fall Beauty Trends by Revlon #LoveIsOn

Revlon lipstick

Ready to make a statement with your beauty routine? The Fall beauty trend report is in and Revlon has you covered! It’s all about rich, bold shades of deep reds, rich marsalas, dramatic bronzed nudes and dusty pinks. Revlon experts have handpicked the best shades from their staple of best-sellers: the iconic and best-selling Revlon Ultra HD™, their newest line of […] Read more…

Dove Summer Care Beauty Bar & Body wash

Dove Summer Care Beauty Bar & Body wash

I’m trying not to be too sad. August is always a great summer month. The weather is warm, and the opportunities for enjoying it are plenty! Unfortunately for many – including myself – August means time to go back to school. (Cue violins playing sad song here…) I feel slightly jipped for returning so early, […] Read more…

Dove Go Fresh Revitalize

dove go fresh revitalize

I always love it when my favorite beauty brands come out with new products!  My family and I have fallen for Dove’s moisturizing body wash for sensitive skin.  Now they’ve introduced a new fragrance addition –  mandarin and tiare flower! Not only does the body wash smell perfect for spring, but because it’s a Dove […] Read more…

snake braid hair tutorial

SNAKE BRAID tutorial

Hello Beauty Babes! This lovely snake braid hair tutorial appeared in my inbox this week and it was just too interesting NOT to share. Oh how I wish I had the hair to do pull of any type of sassy braid but for those of you that can, I assume your goal is that it […] Read more…

a natural toothpaste you will love

doterra on guard natural Whitening Toothpaste

If you’re new here, I’m a big advocate of natural beauty products free from parabens and carcinogen ingredients. I’ll never admit to being 100% perfect, but I do my best whenever possible. Standard toothpaste has been one of the most difficult products to replace with an all natural and chemical-free version. Most options available at places like […] Read more…

Skin Care Alert: Ingredients to avoid in beauty products #beautybuzz

ingredients to avoid in beauty products

Welcome to this week’s JoLynne Shane.  This week I’m sharing ingredients to avoid in beauty products from Dr. Susan Stuart a board certified dermatologist from La Jolla, California. As our body’s largest organ,  skin is the most important immune defense barrier as well as your largest organ for eliminating waste. Every day we use products that we […] Read more…

essential oils for healthy skin

Essential Oils Healthy Skin

There’s nothing like uneven skin tone – right? I’m fortunate to have pretty healthy skin and rarely have blemishes. However when those nasty bumps do make an occasional appearance, I need a chemical-free, natural remedy. Incorporating essential oils for healthy skin is my go-to treatment. Before essential oils I would use toothpaste a standard drugstore products for blemish flair ups. Toothpaste actually […] Read more…

DIY At Home Face Mask Recipes for the Winter #beautybuzz

DIY AT Home Face Mask Recipes for the Winter

Welcome to JoLynne Shane every Tuesday. I’m hosting the link up!!  Be sure to link up and share your latests beauty tip, trend and products. Don’t forget to enter for a chance to win our November giveaway– derma e Pycnogenol and Hyaluronic Acid Eye Cream!!  You can enter using the Rafflecopter widget below.  This week I’m sharing DIY AT Home Face […] Read more…

mineral fusion lip tints #beautybuzz

Mineral Fusion Sheer Moisture Lip Tints

I first discovered Mineral Fusion at Whole Foods last year and instantly fell in love. My first purchase was Mineral Fusion Pressed Powder Foundation. It provides just the right amount of coverage and evens out my skin, but what I love the most is that it’s Hypo-allergenic and Paraben free. Just look at these ingredients  – a powerful blend […] Read more…

A Natural Sleep Supplement that Works

sleep supplement that works

It seems like a day doesn’t go by that I’m not recommending to a friend or someone I encounter my favorite natural sleep supplement that works for our family. I get it – we’re all tired and restless sleep seems to be an epidemic. Or even worse we’re falling asleep quickly but waking up and can’t go […] Read more…

5 pumpkin beauty recipes #beautybuzz

pumpkin-apple-mask

I really can’t stop talking about my love of pumpkin the past few weeks. Sorry if you’re over it, but how can I NOT share these 5 Pumpkin Beauty Recipes?? This lovely vegetable isn’t just delicious and healthy, it works wonders for your skin. Benefits of Pumpkin for Skin: Packed with fruit enzymes and alpha hydroxy […] Read more…

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