10 Things for Spring | What I’m Loving Currently

Things for Spring 2014 10 Things for Spring | What Im Loving Currently

Last spring, I did a 10 Things for Spring post. With the early days of spring upon us again, I decided to add a second installment (may I just say how exciting it is that this blog is old enough for once-annual series?) CONTINUE READING…

OSMIA ORGANICS Lip Glosses: Luster, Whisper & Simmer

Osmia Organics Lip Gloss OSMIA ORGANICS Lip Glosses: Luster, Whisper & SimmerIt’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Osmia Organics (evidence: my Perfume Oil and Lip Repair & Body Oil reviews) . When the brand offered to send over their Lip Glosses for review, I was thrilled. My love of moisturizing, balm-with-color hybrids is well-documented on this blog. For someone who can’t go a day without lip balm (at least, not unless I want super cracked, peeling lips), it’s the easiest way to impart color, while still giving my lips the hydration they need. CONTINUE READING…

OSMIA ORGANICS Perfume Oils

Osmia Organics Perfume Oil Review OSMIA ORGANICS Perfume OilsThe Osmia Organics Perfume Oils are unlike most fragrances on the market. As you might expect from an organic brand, these are all decidedly nature-inspired: earthy, woodsy, smokey, etc. They’re also literally nature-based – the components of each scent are made from nature itself (a fuller explanation of how they’re made by founder Sarah Villafranco, MD here). Because they’re natural, they don’t induce headaches like so many artificial fragrances do. While many of them are quite strong scents, there’s a “softness” to them. You can breathe them in effortlessly and they blend with the chemistry of your skin.

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OSMIA ORGANICS Forest Body Oil + Honey-Myrrh Lip Repair

Osmia Organics Forest Body Oil Honey Lip OSMIA ORGANICS Forest Body Oil + Honey Myrrh Lip RepairOsmia Organics is a natural, organic skincare line founded and formulated by Dr. Sara Villafranco, MD. After years working as an ER doctor, Sara decided to pursue her love of creating natural skin care full-time. Today I have two Osmia products to share with you: the Body Oil in Forest and the famed Honey-Myrrh Lip Repair. CONTINUE READING…

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013 Holiday Gift Guide 2013

With gift giving season upon us, I wanted to highlight a handful of products I’ve reviewed (or will review soon) that I think would make particularly lovely gifts. I’ll be posting a series of Gift Guides. This first one focuses on high-end/luxury makeup, fragrance, and skincare. CONTINUE READING…