Beautycounter for Men

Anyone who knows my chainsaw wielding man, knows that he is far from a metrosexual. For most of our relationship his toiletry kit contained toothpaste, deodorant, and a razor – and washing his face meant a brisk splash of water before bed. Two years ago I discreetly placed a stand up container of face wash… read more

The Best Summer Sunscreen: Beautycounter

Here it is friends. My all-time, favorite, sunscreen this year is from Beautycounter. It’s their new line called Countersun and you can find it here. It glides on smoothly, doesn’t make your eyes tear up when you sweat, and smells delicious. I’ve had great luck with mineral sunscreens in the last few years. I promise… read more

The Skin Allergy Update

Skin Allergy

If you have been following along on the blog, you’ll remember that just over a year ago I was afflicted with some crazy skin allergies. I saw allergists, dermatologists and my acupuncturist. I was told by different specialists that it might be my dog, and that I should consider getting rid of her. That I… read more

Going Green

When it comes to being green – it’s been a slow and steady learning curve in our household. Like everything else in life I really and truly believe that everything must be done in moderation. I know that our children will inevitably be exposed to toxins and carcinogens (as we were and continue to be… read more

Beauty Buzz: Beautycounter

When I was young I slapped on whatever face cream I grabbed from a shelf at the local pharmacy (price played a large role in my selection). My go-to shampoo and conditioner was made by Suave. Remember that one that had such a distinctive smell? I was young and naive then but now I know… read more