Hello, there

Baby and flowers

Hi friends,

Welcome to my newly renovated site!

I’m way overdue for posting anything, for several reasons. 

Since having my son, J, last summer, my priorities and interests have shifted. For the first few months, motherhood was all I could focus on. Those of you who have children can understand how all-consuming the newborn period is! After that, I managed to make time for my pressing deadlines, housework, and family—but still not for hobbies like blogging!

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About Natural Beauty

cropped-img_29011.jpgWhy do I love natural beauty?

When my mother decided I was old enough to wear makeup, we took a trip to my local health food store, and I was allowed to try out natural lip gloss, foundation, and eyeshadow to my heart’s content. Since that time, I’ve floated back and forth between brands and products, all the while teaching myself more and more about the sketchy chemicals in oh-so-many conventional products. I’ve worked at a health food store, and also as an editor at a natural health magazine, always learning as much on the subject as possible.

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Fave Find: Skin Essence Organics

Skin essence organics products

I’m officially back after a bit of a self-imposed mat leave. I was working right up to the last minute–my little one showed up the night after my last blog post was published. In fact, I remember finishing up a work email while breathing through contractions! Such is the life of a freelancer, haha.

I can’t believe how quickly the time flies–my little guy is four months old already, and the holidays are right around the corner. And speaking of which, I have a fantastic gift recommendation for the clean beauty product lover in your life (or … you know … for yourself). Plus, keep reading for a special discount code! Continue reading “Fave Find: Skin Essence Organics”