Cruelty-Free Body and Skin Care Brands…#4

1. Queen Helene Availability…Albertson’s Focus…famous for their Mint Julep Masque Founded…in 1930 Ingredients… ingredients like cocoa butter which is rich with vitamins and natural emollient properties, pomegranate oil for its antioxidant protection against the skin-aging effects of environment, and essential oils to help relax tired muscles and ease tension Mission…to provide a full line ofContinue reading “Cruelty-Free Body and Skin Care Brands…#4”

Cruelty-Free Body and Skin Care Brands…#3

  1.  Nourish Organics Founded…as the very first line of chemical-free, environmentally friendly skincare products…the first beauty company to ever work with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create a collection of products that were certified organic under the same strict standards used by the USDA uses to certify food Mission…to create productsContinue reading “Cruelty-Free Body and Skin Care Brands…#3”

Cruelty-Free Body and Skin Care Brands…#1

Not only are there more and more cruelty-free natural and organic cosmetic companies being started these days…but also a slew of cruelty-free natural and organic body and skin care companies popping up. These products-which are good replacements for brands that test on animals…including Aveeno, Garnier, Olay, Neutrogena, and St. Ives…can more easily be found andContinue reading “Cruelty-Free Body and Skin Care Brands…#1”

Skin and Tonic

Essential oils have been used in beauty rituals way back in “ancient times” and are still found in many skincare products…for everything from dry skin to the signs of aging…especially as  alternatives to skincare products that contain processed ingredients, harsh chemicals, and lots of other ingredients that any normal person has trouble pronouncing, much lessContinue reading “Skin and Tonic”

Saving Money on Body Care, Skincare, and Cosmetics–Things to Know

Makeup, skincare products, haircare products, and everything else it takes to make you look good at the next Ole Miss game can add up to a pretty hefty sum… But are there actual tried-and-true ways to save money on those products you actually do use and love…and not waste money on products you will neverContinue reading “Saving Money on Body Care, Skincare, and Cosmetics–Things to Know”

Pumpkins…The Why

Not only does pumpkin make such awesome treats to eat and enjoy, pumpkin can also be enjoyed as a treat to help you feel pampered and relaxed. Why should you consider using pumpkin in your “beauty routine” in the first place? Pumpkin is packed with vitamins—such as vatima B, vitamin C, and vitamin E… asContinue reading “Pumpkins…The Why”

It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas

Hard to believe that Christmas is already here…again… Seems like just yesterday that  we were putting the tree up and taking it down…   Also hard to believe that I’m turning fifty next week also…but more on that later…   Anyway, I recently sat down to start thinking about what to get my three daughtersContinue reading “It’s Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas”

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Everywhere…You Can Even Use Them on Your Hair

Hard to believe, but Halloween has already come and gone….and Thanksgiving and Christmas are just lurking around the corner. My, how this year has so quickly flown by. And for those of us who totally love SL, pumpkin Oreos, and anything else that has pumpkin flavoring in it, one of the most wonderful times ofContinue reading “Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Everywhere…You Can Even Use Them on Your Hair”

National Dress Gaudy Day

Today is National Dress Gaudy Day, a national “holiday” inspired by the TV show “Three’s Company”…a day that gives us an annual excuse to wear the most unstylish things that we can find. But sadly there are people every single day wearing terrible clothes who have never gotten the message that dressing “gaudy” is onlyContinue reading “National Dress Gaudy Day”

Cruelty-Free and Minimalistic Makeup for Fall

I admit, I’m definitely not a makeup artist or fashionista, but I am a woman from Mississippi… And being a woman from Mississippi, there are two things that all of us, or at least all of us that were born in my generation in my neck of the woods were expected to learn… First ofContinue reading “Cruelty-Free and Minimalistic Makeup for Fall”