All posts tagged: eco friendly beauty products

Le Visage: Give With Love, Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

It’s that time of year, when love is in the air.  Valentine’s Day is on the way.  We bet you have your hot date night already planned.  If you need some fabulous gift ideas for this Valentine’s Day, Le Visage has got you covered with the perfect gift guide.  Their collection of gifts for the lady and the gentleman are eco-friendly, ethically made and animal cruelty free. Gifts For The Lady  1. The Original MakeUp Eraser, CI$24  This makeup eraser is a fabulous eco-friendly utensil as it is reusable.  All you need to do is add a little warm water and this ultraist cloth will remove you makeup in a clean swipe. 2. Elemis Body Beautiful Set, CI$52 Indulge in this sweet smelling gift set filled with notes of Frangipani Monoi in the Shower Cream & Body Oil.  This duo of exotic scented skincare products will leave your skin feeling silky smooth and nourished. 3. Sara Happ Perfect Pout in a Box Set, CI$59 A fabulous box set packed with beauty essentials: lip scrub, lip sip …

Le Visage: How to have a simple day and night beauty routine

Many of us aren’t morning people.  Some find the mornings a mad rush between waking up and walking out the door ready to take on the day.  Finding easy ways to simplify your morning routine can make all the difference.  Whether, it is waking up an hour earlier to fit in a morning workout, meditate and practice yoga or enjoy a cup of coffee with a good book before the day really begins, you will find it helps you to accomplish your morning goals.  When it comes to your beauty routine, less is more. A simple day and night beauty routine is obtainable and easy to follow everyday.  Finding that perfect balance of the right products to use to keep your skin nourished and radiant is the first step.  Sometimes all you really need is just a few quality products that provide a variety of benefits.  Simplifying your beauty routine will save you a lot of time in the morning and allow you to have a relaxing night.  All a beauty routine really is, just …

SAMUDRA Skin & Sea: Wild about Seaweed & the Ocean

“Samudra means ‘ocean’ in Sanskrit” All roads lead to the ocean; as the name suggests the ocean is the driving force behind Samudra Skin & Sea, their mission, vision and advocacy. Founder Shilpi Chhotray has an extensive background in marine biology, conservation and ocean advocacy. Her love for the ocean and dedication to the betterment of the environment is rooted in her eco-friendly skincare line, Samudra Skin & Sea. Shilpi teamed with up with inspiring and likeminded women, and together they built a socially-conscious skincare brand based in San Francisco, California. They are a mission-driven company seeking to provide products that are made from pure ingredients that gives value to an individual’s personal wellbeing, and is good for the planet. Every step of the way they have the best interest of the planet in mind with a focus on protection of the ocean. Their ethos, is staying authentic to their love for the ocean by providing a line of skincare products that combines ecological integrity, personal wellness and honest ingredients. They believe in educating consumers …

Eco-friendly Travel Must Haves

Happy Wanderlust Wednesday! If you are getting ready for your next travel adventure, and you are looking for some great eco-friendly products then this post is just for you.  Curious to find out what’s in my bag? I have 6 easy to travel with eco-friendly travel must haves. They are a selection of basic items. Truth, I am almost always overpack! I am still learning how to pack lighter.  It is safe to say, I could add more items to my bag (and this post). What’s in my bag? Eco-friendly Travel Must Haves The Bag- A reusable Paris themed bag A reusable bag is always a great investment. Plastic bags are a nightmare for the planet.  A reusable bag is wonderful to have when traveling, especially if you like to do some impromptu shopping at a local farmers market or great stores you find along the way.  I love my Paris themed bag, it is a perfect fit for traveling. H2O on the go What is lovely to see, is hydration stations in public venues …

Going Green but Thinking Pink…

As you know October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and marketing focuses on “Think Pink” and I fully support raising awareness for breast cancer and that education is key.  With this in  mind I want to encourage everyone who is thinking pink to go green.  I found a great article today which I want to share with you all, as it has a wonderful and very informative info-graphic about ingredients found in products women use daily that  are contributing to the risk of getting cancer.  What are these cancer-causing ingredients? Lead, aluminum, parabens, phthalates, triclosan and octyl-methoxycinnamate. I implore you ladies to take the time to read the ingredients in products which you use daily such as make-up, deodorant, perfume, lotions, bath products and hair products and check if any of the harmful ingredients listed above are in fact used in the making of that product. Pink Fact:  “Each day, 1 in 13 women are exposed to known or probable human carcinogens through personal care products.” There are  wonderful green alternatives out there that are all …