3 Beauty Products With the New “It” Ingredient: CHARCOAL

If someone told you to use the coals from your barbecue grill on your skin, would you do it? We wouldn't either.

But what if we told you that there are some great beauty products out there that contain activated charcoal powder? Ideal for individuals with oily or acne prone skin, activated charcoal has been found to go in deep, drawing out blackheads and tightening pores.Charcoal is prized for its brightening abilities. It purifies the skin without stripping its natural oils. Here are our favorite face wash, mask + lip balm all made from charcoal powder.

Gorgeous Gifts Under $25

Beautiful looks, gorgeous gifts! You don't have to spend a lot to show family and friends you care this holiday season. We have unique gifts for everyone on your list, all for under $25.

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DIY Beauty: Gloom Away Grapefruit Whipped Body Souffle

November 24, 2015

Smile all over. When life gives you grapefruits, enjoy this body souffle. It will boost your mood and brighten your day. Even better, studies suggest happy people look younger longer. So surround yourself in an aura of healthy optimism with euphoric, 100% natural essential oils of grapefruit, spearmint and sweet orange. Laugh and let go. The sad stops here. Ingredients: 1 cup organic coconut oil 1 teaspoon Vitamin E oil 10 drops of grapefruit essential oil 5 drops of spearmint essential oil 5 drops of sweet orange essential oil Instructions:Place all ingredients in a standalone mixer or mixing bowl. Mix on a high speed with a wire whisk for about 5-7 minutes. The mixture should be a light and airy consistency. Scoop it into a glass jar and...

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7 Essential Makeup Brushes

October 21, 2015

Makeup brushes are not one-size-fits all. Navigating the beauty world is not always easy, especially when it comes to makeup brushes. How do you know which is best for applying eyeshadow or eyeliner, and can you use the same brush for blush and foundation? And most importantly: How many makeup brushes do you really need?  In our search for no BS and real facts, we consulted with beauty editors, makeup artists and moms-alike to find out which are the best essential makeup brushes for beginners.   While, it really depends on how much makeup you wear but, really, many women only need about seven makeup brushes on a daily basis. Without further ado, here are the beauty tools you need to put your best face forward, day or night....

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Shopify Masters Podcast

October 20, 2015

Felix over at the Shopify Masters podcast recently interviewed me regarding Orglamix and how I leverage my Shopify site, to sell my handcrafted, cruelty-free cosmetics on multiple marketplaces. I push out over 600 SKUs to places like Amazon, Wanelo, OpenSky + Jet to garner sales everyday on auto pilot. We chat about how I run my business with a virtual team, what happened when I raised my prices 25% and my best lead magnet and why you should have one too!  You can listen to the podcast here. If you're not familiar, podcasts are recorded audio discussions or interviews that anyone can create and that you can listen to on the go.  They're awesome inspiration and motivation for for ecommerce entrepreneurs. I love to share my story + hope it inspires you!

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