Product review: Unwrapped Life shampoo & conditioner bars

Product review: Unwrapped Life shampoo & conditioner bars

I’ve been using @unwrappedlife shampoo and conditioner bars for a couple of weeks now and I thought it was definitely time to share my thoughts with you. I chose “The Balancer” which is meant to be calming and smoothing, although they have tons of different types. Here are my thoughts so far!

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Clean those makeup brushes!

Clean those makeup brushes!

When’s the last time you washed your makeup brushes? Be honest! Most of us don’t do it often enough, and brushes can get pretty gross. Dirty brushes can even cause breakouts. (If you’re getting unexplained blemishes, wash those brushes!) The good news is that it’s SO easy to do it in a Zero Waste way.

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The joy of a simple skincare routine

The joy of a simple skincare routine

I have a secret to tell you… All of my teenage years and twenties when I was looking for the holy grail of skincare I had no idea that simply doing LESS would be the best for my skin. I’d buy elaborate skincare routines, listening to the sales pitches about what would be the best for drying out my skin where I needed it dried out and moisturizing it where it needed moisture. I’ve probably spent thousands over the years. And guess what? It made no difference!

Granted, if you had bad acne or serious skin conditions you’ll likely need a specialized routine and the help of a professional, but for my regular old sorta-dry-sorta-oily skin, simple is best.

And when I say simple I mean SIMPLE.

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Siglarr Viking Naturals: Lip Balms in Paper Tubes!

Siglarr Viking Naturals: Lip Balms in Paper Tubes!

It’s no surprise that I’m trying to live a more eco-friendly, low-waste lifestyle, and that means less plastic. So much of the plastic around us is invisible to us (myself included!) until we take a closer look. It’s as if we seem to think that certain items just need to be in plastic, but it’s just not the case at all–there are so many alternatives.

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