natural beauty

  • cleansing oil | reading my tea leaves

    natural beauty: cleansing oils.

    If you’ve been reading for awhile, you might remember that I don’t wash my face. Or rather, that I do, but with a brush and infrequently and without the help of any suds. In college I first noticed the…

    November 12, 2015 31 Comments
  • facial oils natural beauty reading my tea leaves

    natural beauty: facial oils

    Face oils. Serums. Secret Potions. Not to get too witchy on you, but it is the season and we could all use a little extra dose of magic.Face oils are all the rage, thank goodness. I…

    October 21, 2015 45 Comments
  • body oil natural beauty reading my tea leaves

    natural beauty: body oils.

    The heat turned on in our apartment over the weekend. We heard the familiar click clank of the radiator first. Then the steam began to whistle out of the vent on the side. We’ve…

    October 7, 2015 32 Comments
  • natural beauty: deodorant.

    Judging from the questions that I’m still getting about deodorant, I thought I’d include a definitive deodorant post in this series. And considering we’re just back from a trip where showering required quarters and…

    August 20, 2015 63 Comments
  • natural beauty: camp essentials.

    It goes without saying, when it comes to beauty basics and camping the emphasis is on the natural. As in au natural. As in, nada. As in, just the fresh air and morning dew…

    August 4, 2015 2 Comments
  • natural beauty: bar soap.

    If a post about bar soap isn’t the most thrilling thing that your Monday has to offer, then I can only imagine that you’re busy lounging on some terrace in Positano instead of sweating…

    July 20, 2015 39 Comments
  • natural beauty: facial toner.

    When it comes to everything bath and beauty, it won’t come as a surprise that I keep things simple and natural. Which, of course, can seem more complicated at first look. Here’s what I’ve…

    July 13, 2015 12 Comments
  • natural beauty.

    Face stuff. That’s the term that I use for all the products that I put–or don’t put–on my face. We’ve been over this before. I barely use soap on my face, let alone gunk up my…

    July 23, 2013 31 Comments
  • potions.

    i love new beauty potions as much as the next lady, but sorting through all the stuff out there can be more than a little overwhelming. sometimes i just want someone to tell me…

    January 25, 2012 15 Comments