Celebrity makeup artist, natural beauty guru and founder of a skincare line, Lina Hanson, is one busy lady. This inspiring eco-preneur also happens to be a major sweetheart, taking the time to answer our most pressing fall beauty questions so we can share all her expert tips and recommendations with you below! Lina is one
Life is full of potential stressors, and we can’t always avoid them all. Sometimes, we just need a quick pick-me-up to help us step back, reboot and recharge. Read below for some quick ways to get your mind and body back on track — pronto! Pick-Me-Ups for the MIND Smell your way to a better mood or a relaxed mind. Our olfactory (scent) reaction is connected to our brain’s emotional center.
If you’ve tied your hair up all summer, gave it some extra sunlight or repeatedly dipped it in a pool, it’s time let your hair down and give it some TLC! With all the damage, you may find your precious locks a bit dry, dull and frazzled. Here’s a quick reminder course on getting shiny, healthy and alive-looking hair all year round. Snooze on a silk or satin pillowcase. Whether you
If you’re looking for something tasty and hydrating — without the morning-after alcohol-induced headache — spend an afternoon making your own delicious cocktails sans the vodka. There’s no better way to get energized! Cranberry-Citrus Mocktail with Mint (pictured above) Mocktail Juice of 1 orange Juice of 1 lime 1/4 cup of 100% pure cranberry juice* 1 tablespoon of simple syrup (recipe below) 7-8 mint leaves, torn or roughly chopped 1/2
When it comes to skin care, we always choose ingredients that are 100% safe and effective over those that are controversial (and not necessarily proven to be unsafe but still debatable). Why delve into the unknown when there are plenty of solid options out there in the world of au naturel? Look through the web and you’ll see these top three ingredients recommended over and over again as partners in
Food is of course good eaten for all the nutrients they provide, but they also work wonders when applied topically. For a kitchen-inspired at-home spa day and some mixing fun, try one of these DIY facial mask recipes and watch your skin glow! For all these recipes, first cleanse your face and let dry. After letting the mask work its magic for the recommended amount of time, wash off with
If you’ve ever felt as if you were “undoing” all your skincare’s hard work by applying makeup over your pristinely cleansed and nourished face, it’s time to move on to the fascinating world of mineral makeup. It might seem like a buzz word, but it’s buzzed around this long because its place on the pedestal is warranted. Mineral makeup, in effect, is skincare disguised as makeup. Mineral makeup is made
Once upon a time, facial oils were exclusive to royalty (think Cleopatra and her legendary oil baths). But now that facial oils are as accessible as ever, we can all leverage the remarkable potencies of oils to supercharge our skincare. Here’s why you should add these little miracle droplets into your skincare routine. Facial oils are absolutely not only for the mature or dry-skinned. It doesn’t matter if you have
A healthy meal doesn’t always need to be salads and green juices. In the name of summer and fun, why not make a meal out of ice cream? Just make sure you mix it up with good-for-you ingredients… your body and taste buds will thank you for it. Whether you decide to have “dessert for dinner” or want a chilly, filling snack rich with superfoods and nutrients, start with this
“The life force of the skin interacts with the life force of everything applied to it. It is the interaction — the synthesis of all ingredients, that creates a truly alive product, and truly alive skin! rms beauty is all about this synergistic interchange.” – RMS Beauty You’ve heard every girl needs a pair of perfect stilettos… or a sexy red lipstick… or a go-to LBD. What do we think?
Want gorgeous feet once and for all? There’s no better person to turn to than Olive & June founder Sarah Gibson Tuttle! Named after her great-grandma and grandma (so precious), Sarah’s ultra-chic, uplifting and super-welcoming nail salon is the finest maker of sandal-worthy, polished feet. We sat down with Sarah and picked her brain about how we can all take care of our feet, in and outside of the salon! What are
“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.” ― Coco Chanel “Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first