Homemade Healing Body Butter

As a kid, summer meant never not being in a pool (AZ life, hollaaa) but at the end of a carefree day, I would come home with patches of itchy, dry skin. This summer has been reminiscent of my childhood; traveling, being outside all day, nothing to worry about except...

Yes, You Can Have a Waste-Free Wedding

Confession: I ADORED every moment of my wedding but hated every minute of planning. Imagine Daria trying to feign excitement about pastel shoes. That was me. For the last 8 months, since my wedding I've unsubscribed from all the bridal email lists, given away old...

Simple DIY Oil Cleanser and Makeup Remover

In the spirit of spring cleaning, I've been purging and simplifying all aspects of my life. Clearing out the unnecessary really does clear the mind (can you tell I've been doing a ton of Yoga? Hehe). While I love luxurious, rich products, lately, my skin has been...

Tips for Doing Your Own Wedding Makeup

I did it! I did my own wedding day makeup and I am incredibly happy with how it turned out.  I made this decision for a few reasons. The first, was authenticity. I wanted to feel like myself in pictures. 87% of Pinterest search results for 'bridal makeup looks' are my...

A Little Note from Me/Happy 2015!

  So...I got married at the end of December, thus the reason for my lack of posts here. I've deeply missed writing, and posting regularly is one of my highest priorities for the new year. I am bursting with content to share! I planned my own wedding and have a...

DIY Deodorant

  It just kills me when I have to spend money on gas, laundry, or deodorant. And while I did find an effective natural deodorant, Soapwalla, (read about this and the danger of most deos here) it's $14 bucks a pop and I've been trying to balance my beauty splurges...