Author: Candace Smith

Healing Herbs | Benefits of Matcha Green Tea

Hello lovelies! Today I visited Matcha House Tea and Sweets for a green tea matcha (with almond milk), and it did not disappoint. I love starting my day with matcha because it lends me a very necessary pick-me-up in the morning, and because I know I’m doing wonderful things for my body. ‘What’s matcha,’ you

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Green Beauty Review | Galaxy Bomb by da Bomb Bath Fizzers

Hello lovelies! The dust has settled on my content plan for 2018. Yay! I thought I’d kick things off with a review of the Galaxy Bomb by Da Bomb. I stumbled upon this brand of bath bombs at Target a few days ago, and thought it was super cute that two teeny bopper sisters founded

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Green Beauty Review | Honestly pHresh Natural Deodorant

Hello lovelies! After years of using Primal Pit Paste without any issues, my skin decided it no longer liked baking soda. I never developed a rash, but the color of my arm pits began to change. Not cute. I had great success with the baking-soda free scent from the same brand, and also with Schmidt’s.

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Green Beauty Cosmetics | Sky Full of Stars

Well lookie here, lovelies! My first post of the year. I thought I’d ease back into regular blogging with this makeup look featuring my favorite green beauty brands: PlainJaneBeauty and Burt’s Bees. The lovely Maria with Hercules Beard Co. commented on my IG post that this look reminded her of stardust from a starry night.

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Green Beauty Cosmetics | A Floral Romance

Hello lovelies! Just popping in to share a quick makeup look with you. Nature offers the best inspiration (in my opinion) for color combinations, and I loved the romantic energy of these fuschia flowers. Today’s makeup look is my interpretation of a dance between lovers. Where do you find inspiration for makeup looks? The sun was

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Green Beauty Review | Lotus Moon Tonic Minerals Facial Toner

Hello lovelies! Now that I’ve settled into Sin City, I have the mental clarity to crank out the bazillion product reviews and demos I’ve left sitting on the back burner. Many moons ago I received the complete line of Lotus Moon Skincare, and many of Plain Jane Beauty’s product offerings. Both lines are extremely impressive!

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Ramblings | “If you’re vegan, why are you so mean?”

Hello lovelies! I’ve got a bone to pick with some of you. (Don’t worry, the bone came from a sustainably-raised grass-fed cow who lived a long, happy life. Moo.) My recent health scare is responsible for my return to plant-based cuisine, and I’m so grateful for the not-so-subtle reminder of the healing power of food.

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Lifestyle | Hiking Cathedral Rock Trail

Hello lovelies! I’d like to share a few pictures from my recent visit to Mt. Charleston. The weather reporters mentioned a 20° difference between Mt. Charleston and Red Rock, so I chose Cathedral Rock as a temporary escape from Las Vegas’ summer heat. It was my first day back to my happy place (nature) since my

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Wellness | My Uterine Fibroids Diagnosis

Hello lovelies! Been awhile, I know. Much has changed since my last post. I moved to Las Vegas mid-May and started a new position at a financial firm. Now smack dab in the middle of summer, I can now say I’ve experienced true Vegas heat. San Diego spoiled me in the weather department, that’s for

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Nontoxic Nails | Sinful Colors “Soul Mate”

Hey ladies! Short nails don’t care! I painted my nubbins with Sinful Colors “Soul Mate” this morning. Sinful Colors is not the “cleanest” nontoxic nail polish brand (whatever that means), but the varnishes are free of toluene, formaldehyde and DBP (Dibutyl Phthalate). Expecting an “all natural” or completely “nontoxic” nail varnish is a bit silly

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