It arrived like a festival in a box. I put EVERYTHING on immediately like Jimmy Fallon in an “Ew!” sketch. It was everything – 90s nostalgia, Rainbow Brite dreams come true, and, like, E-girl modern at the same time. I felt like a unicorn on a rainbow. I’m talking about Root’s Sweet Vibes Trial Beauty…… Continue reading Clean beauty companies that will sell you samples
I really want to try the Brabantia 60L two compartment recycling trash can and so have decided to try to reduce my weekly household garbage output to its eight gallon capacity. Although a standard American kitchen trash can is thirteen gallons, my current trash can is 10.5 gallons. It seems like a possibly achievable, delightfully…… Continue reading Working toward zero waste: some ways I’ve reduced my trash footprint
I found not one but three companies making shirts in the U.S. from fabric made in the U.S. from organic cotton grown in the U.S. – I tried shirts from two of them and will never look at t-shirts the same way again. SOS From Texas What stands out about SOS (“Save Our Soil”) is…… Continue reading Tees grown and sewn in the U.S.
If you’re like me, any tip on self care massage technique is the ultimate lifehack amidst this pandemic. I recently was introduced to abhyanga, an ayurvedic oil massage practice, and today I’m here to share with you some of what I learned. For those that aren’t familiar, ayurveda is a holistic approach to medicine originating…… Continue reading Trying all of Priyanka Chopra’s DIY beauty tips: abhyanga
There’s a lot more out there now than the plastic-encased ultrasonic diffusers from ten years ago. I found four general categories of diffusers. My picks for diffusers in each category are linked and discussed, selected based on reviews, overall form, color, materials, and design details. Ultrasonic diffusers Ultrasonic diffusers are the most widespread type of…… Continue reading The different design approaches to aromatherapy diffusers