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June 2017


June 2017 Beauty Heroes: Honua Skincare

June 28, 2017

If there was ever a time to try out a Hawaiian skincare line, it would be on the cusp of the summer season. June’s Beauty Hero box featured Honua Skincare, which I had never heard of previously. This brand is founded by a Hawaiian woman, Kapua, who is dedicated to formulating superior products using Hawaiian botanicals, phytonutrients, and minerals. Kapua often accessorizes her hair with flowers, so a handmade flower was also included in the box to represent her Aloha…

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5 Men-Approved Nontoxic Products

June 16, 2017

As a true beauty fanatic, I enjoy continually trying new products until I find the ones that work just right for me. My husband? Not so much. It has been a long road to find ones that are effective, do not cause skin irritation, and are not exorbitantly expensive (I mean we all want a good deodorant, but I just can’t justify spending $40 a pop!). After patiently experimenting with a variety of cleanly-formulated alternatives to his usuals, he found…

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How I Am Keeping My Skin Summer Worthy With OY-L

June 13, 2017

Summer recently arrived here and with it, shorts season. I knew that my legs were in need of some good exfoliation, but what I was not prepared for was a drier than normal face. While my skin is not chronically dry, I do have patches of flakiness pop up from time to time and unfortunately, this is one of those seasons. After gushing over their beautiful pictures on Instagram, I recently took the plunge and picked up a couple of…

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