5 Best Organic Sheet Masks of 2022

Best organic sheet masks

If you’re wondering what the best organic sheet masks are, I’m sharing the 5 best options available in clean beauty. These organic and vegan sheet masks are made with high quality materials for the mask and ingredients for the essence. A Korean invention, sheet masks allow your skin to continuously absorb ingredients for a surge of nutrients and hydration. You should only be using a sheet mask for the time instructed, usually 15-30 minutes. Read on for my roundup of the clean beauty industry’s 5 best organic sheet masks.
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10 Best Natural Lip Masks & Treatments of 2022

Best natural lip masks

Discover the best organic and natural lip masks and treatments for dry lips of 2022! Hydrating lip masks that double as overnight lip treatments range from budget to hyper luxe, but all use safe and healthy ingredients. From Lip Smackers to eos to Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, we women have come a long way in our lip balm journey. While each of our skin conditions and concerns can be unique to us, there’s something we all seem to suffer from – dry, chapped lips. It doesn’t matter what age you are, what climate you live in or what season of the year it is. But if you rarely get chapped lips, who doesn’t want to have plump and pouty lips! Lips are skin too, and just like skin, they are affected by sun exposure, pollution and aging. Our lips are juicy and plump when we’re young and gradually begin to lose collagen as we grow older, diminishing in size and increasing in wrinkles and fine lines. Natural lip moisturizers (that are also safe organic lip balms) are a lifelong necessity. I’ve rounded up the best natural and organic lip masks treatments that nourish and soften lips using pure ingredients. So put aside the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask, and dive into this juicy post.

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Thinksport Sunscreen Review 2022

Thinksport and Thinkbaby sunscreens have been a go-to natural sunscreen for years and one of my top recommendations for safe, affordable and mineral sunscreens for the whole family. The EWG verified Thinksport sunscreens are SPF 50+ and are one of the most versatile sunscreens I’ve tried. Their sunscreens have been rated “1” by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) since 2010. Thinksport and Thinkbaby were both founded by Kevin Brodwick, who has a background in preventative medicine and biotechnology, with a team of physicians and scientists to make clean, healthier science-based products for families. Thinksport and Thinkbaby are most known for their safe sunscreens, but also have a wide range of deodorants, baby skincare and bodycare products. All Think products are in the $10-$15 range, making them affordable for families with tight budgets who want the cleanest products possible. Read on for my Thinksport review!
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Babo Botanicals Sunscreen Review 2022

Babo botanicals sunscreen

Babo Botanicals makes natural and organic sunscreen (and skincare) for babies, kids and sensitive skin adults. Babo’s mineral sunscreens are very affordable (most are under $20) and are sold at Ulta and Target. Founded in 2020 by lifelong beekeeper Kate Solomon after her baby was born, Babo Botanicals is a B Corp certified and socially and environmentally responsible company with an affordable range of sensitive skin safe products. It’s easy to dismiss Babo Botanicals because they’re a brand made for babies, but Babo sunscreen products are also great for adults, especially if you need scent free and sensitive skin friendly products! I’ve tried many of Babo Botanicals’ mineral sunscreens over the last few years and am sharing my honest thoughts in this Babo Botanicals review.
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Dr Jart Cicapair Serum Review 2022

Founded in 2005 Dr Jart is a Korean skincare line known for their proprietary ingredients and innovative products. Dr Jart is noted as the first Korean skincare brand to bring BB creams to the US market. They’ve achieved global popularity and are now available in 40 countries. Dr Jart is not a clean K-beauty brand, but they do have pretty natural formulas. Read on for my Dr Jart Cicapair Serum review.
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Glow Recipe Review: Best and Worst Glow Recipe Products 2022

Glow recipe

Glow Recipe is a K-beauty inspired clean skincare line that could best be described as fruity fun. Started in 2017 in New York, Glow Recipe shot to fame with their watermelon skincare and later on their viral Glow Recipe toner. From a watermelon sleeping mask to avocado eye cream and banana soufflé cream to plum serum, Glow Recipe has added a fruity twist that’s as skin-beneficial as they are addictive. One thing you must know before you buy Glow Recipe, especially if you must use completely clean products for health reasons, is that Glow Recipe does use a small % of fragrance in most of their products. Having known Glow Recipe for years before they became the Glow Recipe of today, I’m excited to finally share my honest thoughts. I’ve tried nearly every product in the Glow Recipe line and I’m sharing the best and worst Glow Recipe products in this Glow Recipe review.

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Madame Lemy Deodorant Review + Discount Code

If you’re looking for an all natural deodorant that’s a little more fun and unique than your traditional natural deodorant, let me introduce you to Madame Lemy. Luxurious and glamorous, Madame Lemy is an all natural and certified vegan and cruelty free deodorant made of loose powder. Madame Lemy was created after the founder’s best friend was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, and despite the founder’s own life-threatening setbacks, Madame Lemy has met a ton of success and even launched at Urban Outfitters. Inspired by the 1920s era of glam and glitz, Madame Lemy features a puff applicator and chic box with a soft, fine powder that can be used as a deodorant, body powder and dry shampoo. Read on for my Madame Lemy deodorant review and use discount code OBL to save 20% at Madame Lemy.

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Somavedic Review: Is It Worth It?

Somavedic review

After hearing biohackers and wellness gurus rave about the Somavedic EMF mitigation device, I had to put the Somavedic Vedic to the test. Is a $950 frequency therapy device made of crystals housed in a fancy glass dome actually worth it? Besides fighting EMF radiation and 5G radiation, the Somavedic can also fight free radicals, viruses, parasites and mold as well as structure water. I purchased the Somavedic Vedic, which is the new and improved version of the original Somavedic bestseller Medic Green Ultra, to see for myself. Read on for my honest Somavedic review, the benefits of a Somavedic and whether it’s worth buying. You can always use Somavedic discount code OBL to save $90 at the Somavedic website. (Use code HAPPYFOURTH for 14% off)

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The Ordinary Dupes: Best Clean Brands Similar to Ordinary

The Ordinary is known for their simple and clinical formulations for dirt cheap prices. DECIEM An Abnormal Beauty Company changed the beauty industry forever with their ingredient-forward products that made clinical skincare wildly accessible. But, not everyone likes The Ordinary products or the umbrella company behind them DECIEM. Thanks to the major global success of The Ordinary, there’s now similar brands that have cropped up that all offer something unique. If you’re looking for clean beauty Ordinary dupes I’ve rounded up the best brands. These clean The Ordinary dupe brands create products focused on clinical actives just like The Ordinary at rock bottom prices, but without the junk and toxic ingredients. Check out my list of the best The Ordinary dupes that use natural ingredients alongside clinical actives.

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Higher Dose Sauna Blanket Review 2022

Popular with the likes of Lady Gaga and Bella Hadid, the celeb-favorite Higher Dose Infrared Sauna Blanket harnesses far infrared rays inside Amethyst, Tourmaline, and Charcoal layers for all the benefits of a sauna in the comfort of your home. If you’re not able to get a full-size sauna but you love sauna sessions, portable sauna blankets are a a convenient way to boost your wellness without ever having to leave the house. I’ve had a foot injury that’s prevented me from exercising, so getting a good sweat session through a sauna blanket to detox and burn calories seemed like a perfect solution. But is a $600 infrared sauna blanket worth it? In this Higher Dose review I’m sharing what it’s actually like to use an infrared sauna blanket, Higher Dose benefits, and how to use a Higher Dose sauna blanket. If you’d like to get your own Higher Dose Infrared Sauna Blanket, use discount code OBL to save 15% at Higher Dose.

Amazon Prime Day: HigherDOSE is offering 20% off July 12-13, 2022 here.

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15 Best Natural and Clean Retinol Serums & Creams 2022

Best Clean Retinol Serums Creams

By now we all know that retinol is a superstar ingredient that helps eliminate and reduce signs of aging, improve appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and improve skin texture. If you’re looking for the one anti-aging ingredient that does it all, retinol is probably the answer. Retinol however is synthetic and can be highly irritating to skin. It’s a chemically synthesized compound derived from retinoids in a laboratory or from animal sources. Throw in harsh or toxic ingredients and you could severely disrupt your skin barrier health. If you want the benefits of retinol inside natural and clean products, there are many green and organic skincare brands making high-performance retinol products. I’ve rounded up the best clean and natural retinol products for you below.

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Caldera Lab The Good Face Serum Review

Caldera + Lab The Good Face Serum is a multi correctional face oil for men that contains 27 active botanicals wild-harvested from the Teton Mountain Range. The team at Caldera + Lab worked with renowned scientists to create a skincare products based on extensive research and clinical trials. As it turns out, a lot of men aren’t against using face oils! There aren’t many clean and organic skincare lines specifically for men, so Caldera + Lab is a welcome addition for  guys who want luxury products that are pure. Besides Caldera + Lab’s The Good Multifunctional Serum, the brand has added The Base Layer moisturizer and The Clean Slate cleanser for a simply and easy skincare routine. The Caldera Lab Face Serum comes in a beautiful dark brown bottle with a cap that mimics the look of real wood. Read on for my Caldera Lab review!

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Living Libations Review 2022

Living Libations is an organic and wildcrafted botanical skincare line, but I would also describe it as “skincare for the high-end hippie.” You’ll find everything from breast massage oil to tooth and gum care and hair masks to yoni serums, plus everything in between. Did I mention they make their own chocolate? Living Libations was founded by Nadine Artemis who is described as a beauty philosopher, aromacologist, and botanical muse, and she seems to be the heart of Living Libations. The brand’s most iconic product is undoubtedly the Best Skin Ever Seabuckthorn Facial Oil. Living Libations is rooted in holistic practices and focuses on pure, highly concentrated essential oils. Read on for my Living Libations review.

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MUN Skincare Review 2022

One of the OG green beauty brands, MUN is a minimalist luxury skincare line that has built a cult following over the years. MUN Skincare was founded by Munemi Imai, a celebrity makeup artist with decades of working with women around the globe. While most brands launch multiple new products a year, MUN has remained the same line for many years with the addition of just a couple new products in the last decade. MUN focuses on botanicals grown under pristine conditions that protect the soil’s complex ecosystem to retain the highest concentration of rich nutrients and potent bioactives. They’re also partnered with women’s co-operatives in Morocco, made up of primarily Berber women, who produce the Argan, Prickly Pear Seed and Olive oils used in MUN products. Read on for my MUN skincare review and use discount code OBL to save 15% at MUN. (Until June 21, 2022 all orders of 1 full sized product will automatically receive a free full size ANAROSE Toner ($70 value).

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Pipette Sunscreen Review

Pipette Mineral Sunscreen might be made for babies, but I have been pleasantly surprised by this lesser known sunscreen product. It’s made with 20% non-nano zinc oxide as a UV filter and clean non-irritating ingredients that are safe enough for a baby’s sensitive skin. For only $15 the Pipette sunscreen has a more sophisticated formula than sunscreens I’ve tried from bigger brands with even bigger budgets. I know not every adult likes this sunscreen, but I’m sharing why I’ve enjoyed this baby sunscreen in this Pipette review.

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Skylar Review: Clean Fragrance For Women

Skylar perfume

Skylar makes clean fragrances that are girly, approachable and safe for your health. Founder Cat Chen created Skylar after her daughter began experiencing allergic reactions to her everyday perfume. They’re mostly natural with the addition of safe synthetics to make them perform as well as conventional fragrances (but without the risks to our health). Skylar perfume scents are inspired the landscapes of the founder’s home state California with names that remind you of a beach vacation like Isle Escape, Capri Summer and Coral. All Skylar perfumes are:

  • Hypoallergenic
  • Safe for sensitive skin
  • Vegan
  • Cruelty-free
  • Formulated above EU clean standards
  • Tested in third-party labs

Skylar is also the only clean fragrance brand to have something called the Scent Club, which is a monthly clean perfume club that allows club members to receive a limited edition monthly perfume rollerball. Read on for my Skylar perfume review and check out my full Non-Toxic Organic Perfume Guide here.

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Purity Coffee Review: Best Healthy Coffee

If you’re looking for the healthiest organic coffee brand that’s delicious, high-quality and mold-free, look no further. Purity Organic Coffee is the best organic coffee brand I’ve tried and one that I’ve been drinking for years now. While there’s a ton of organic coffee brands out there, the taste of Purity coffee is just sublime to me. In line with being the best healthy coffee brand, Purity Organic Coffee is full of antioxidants and actually good for you. Certified Organic beans are just the beginning when it comes to Purity Organic Coffee. 97% of the world’s coffee uses pesticides, so if you’re someone who drinks coffee daily, you’re going to want to make the switch to organic coffee sooner rather than later! Find out why organic is so important when it comes to coffee and why Purity Organic Coffee is the best organic coffee brand. You can always save 10% with my Purity Coffee discount code OBL here.

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Battington Beauty Lashes Review

Battington Lashes Review

Battington Beauty makes handmade 100% silk lashes that look natural and last up to 25 uses. Instead of using inhumaine mink or fake-looking synthetic materials, Battington uses silk for their natural look and ability to hold a curl. False lashes have always looked very unnatural on me, so I’ve never been keen to try. But when I saw the Battington lashes on someone, they looked fantastic on her, so I decided to buy a pair to try for myself. I got the Demi with Invisible Band and the Monroe with Invisible Band. Check out my photos wearing the Battington Beauty lashes below!
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Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sunscreen Review 2022

Glow Recipe launched their first sunscreen ever in 2022, the Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Sunscreen SPF 50. It’s a chemical and mineral sunscreen hybrid that took three years to perfect. The Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Sunscreen SPF 50 is formulated to act as a powerful skincare product on its own, but with the added benefit of UV protection. The founders say that the sunscreen actually achieved an SPF 59 during FDA testing. While it doesn’t lack in the sun protection and skincare ingredients department, I can’t recommend the new Glow Recipe sunscreen. Read on for my honest review of the Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Sunscreen SPF 50 and why it didn’t work for me.

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Abbott NYC Clean Fragrance Review

I have been head over heels in love with testing the clean fragrance brand Abbott NYC and all their luscious nature-inspired scents. Founded by Jose Alvarez and Michael Pass and now in Sephora stores, Abbott is clean, PETA certified vegan and cruelty-free and eco-driven. Abbott sets itself from other clean fragrance brands by celebrating the vast wonders of the American outdoors through their perfumes. Their mission is to create healthy and conscious fragrances using the cleanest and most sustainable ingredients. Abbott scents are designed by two senior perfumers who have made scents for Burberry, Givenchy and Marc Jacobs among others. Read on for my review of all the Abbott perfumes and save 15% with discount code OBL at Abbott.

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Amala Beauty Review + Discount Code

Amala Beauty is an OG green beauty brand from Germany that made 100% natural and organic skincare luxurious decades before clean beauty became popular. Amala Beauty, as a brand, is certified by EcoCert and Natrue, and uses traceable whole plant ingredients boosted by bio-active compounds and preserved using fermentation technology. Backed by German biochemical engineering and handcrafted in small-batches, Amala Beauty is where clinical meets natural with scientific formulations that are efficacious enough for many of the world’s most high-end spas like the Mandarin Oriental and Jumeirah. Ideal for mature skin, Amala is often considered the La Prairie of organic skincare. Read on for my Amala Beauty review and save 15% with discount code OBL at Amala!

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ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint Review 2022

ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint review

Started by Canadian entrepreneur Sasha Plasvic, ILIA is a wildly popular clean makeup brand sold everywhere from Sephora to Nordstrom. Here’s the lowdown on ILIA Beauty. The brand started off as an all-natural makeup brand, but later switched to include synthetics so they could appeal to the masses. And it worked! In 2022 ILIA was acquired by a major corp. In 2020 ILIA dropped a new product called the Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 and I immediately grabbed it. Two years later, the ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint 40 remains a controversial product – people either love it or hate it. The skin-forward product combines not only skincare and suncare but also makeup for a 3-in-1 beauty product that fights the sun’s UV rays, repairs skin underneath and provides makeup coverage. But is it right for you? Read on for my honest review of the ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40. 

Save 20% until June 12, 2022 with code ILIA20.
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Tower 28 Review: Must Read Before You Buy

Founded by former beauty exec Amy Liu, Tower 28 is an affordable clean makeup brand formulated for even the most sensitive skin. Tower 28 contains no fragrance or essential oils and are the only brand to 100% follow the National Eczema Association ingredient guidelines. Now here’s why you need to read this before you buy Tower 28. Like many new clean beauty lines that have entered the market, Tower 28 is not all-natural or organic and does include synthetics, some of which may raise many an eyebrow in the clean beauty community. I noticed that the brand uses the word “non-toxic” often in their About and Philosophy sections, which can easily mislead people into thinking they’re natural and organic. This is very different to what other similar clean makeup brands, who have been around longer, put on their websites. Instead of saying they’re non-toxic, they are transparent in stating that they mix synthetic ingredients with natural ones, and undergo toxicological analysis to ensure their safety. While I think they should focus more on transparency, Tower 28 is available at Credo Beauty, which is why I had the opportunity to test the Shine On Lip Jelly, BeachPlease Luminous Tinted Balm, Bronzino Illuminating Bronzer and SOS Daily RescueFacial Spray. Read on for my Tower 28 review.

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Pestlo Safe Recipe Sun Essence Review 2022

I’ve been testing more natural Korean sunscreens with mineral UV filters and my favorite find so far has been the Pestlo Safe Recipe Sun Essence SPF 50. Using zinc oxide and titanium dioxide to provide a high sun protection factor of SPF 50, the Safe Recipe sunscreen provides adequate protection, has a very enjoyable texture and consistency and dries matte. Read on for my Pestlo Safe Recipe Sun Essence sunscreen review and grab it at Stylevana with discount code INFAK10.

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The Ultimate John Masters Organics Review

john masters organics shampoo

John Masters Organics has a fantastic range of natural and organic hair care products widely available and priced mid-range that includes clean shampoos, conditioners, masks and styling products. Celebrating their 25th year this year, John Masters Organics is practically a household name for holistic and natural lifestyle enthusiasts. Their hair care is famous worldwide with 70+ stores across the globe. Even the itty bitty hair salon on my street when I was living in Lugano used John Masters Organics products. And of course, every single product in this range is made of at least 70% organic ingredients. Take 70% off Minis, $10 off shampoos and 30% off scalp care and more during their Amazon Prime Day sale July 12-13, 2022!

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Influencer Marketing Tips from an Influencer

I’ve been a blogger and influencer since 2016, and more recently I’ve been working as a social media manager. This has given me a unique perspective of both sides of the business and here’s what I wish brands knew about influencer and affiliate marketing. If you’re interested in my two cents on the “do’s and dont’s” of influencer marketing, scroll on.

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VEGAMOUR Review: Before and After Photos

Vegamour hair serum review

I tried out the popular VEGAMOUR hair growth serum to see if VEGAMOUR actually works for hair loss and hair thinning. I’m sharing my honest thoughts after using VEGAMOUR, including its pros and cons and before and after photos. VEGAMOUR’s hair growth serum has been raved about by thousands to help with alopecia and hair thinning and their before and after photos are so impressive, I had to try it out myself. If you decide to try VEGAMOUR, you can save 20% using my VEGAMOUR discount code OBL.

VEGAMOUR is a sustainability focused clean and vegan haircare brand that uses clinically studied ingredients that are proven to work for hair loss and thinning. Specifically, they boast results of subjects noticing up to 52% more density and 76% less shedding. Now thanks to the pandemic, it seems like every woman out there has been experiencing hair side effects from pandemic pain and stress. In this VEGAMOUR review I’ll be sharing my experience specifically with their main hero product the VEGAMOUR GRO Hair Serum including before and after photos.

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Laduora Velve Facial Wand Review + Discount Code

LaDuora Velve Skincare Wand

Laduora Velve Rejuvenating Facial Wand is a 4-in-1 skincare device that combines red light therapy, microcurrent, heat therapy and sonic vibration. The LaDuora red light wand is a great budget friendly alternative to expensive LED masks at just under $75 and combines various skincare technologies so you get a lot of bang for your buck. The multiple benefits include collagen production, reduced dark circles and undereye puffiness, rejuvenating skin complexion and reducing inflammation. Read on for my honest thoughts on the Laduora Velve Rejuvenating Facial Wand and use discount code OBL to save 15% at Laduora.

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Evolve Organic Beauty Review

Evolve Organic Beauty is a natural skincare line from the UK with a wide range of skin, hair and body care products all at a reasonable price. Evolve Organic Beauty products are handmade in small batches at their studio in Hertfordshire, England. Their vegan, cruelty free and eco-friendly products are made fresh with butters, plants and oils and are at least 98% natural. Transparency is key with each Evolve Beauty product displaying the exact % of organic and natural. Evolve Beauty checks that each of their 150+ ingredients has been ethically and sustainably sourced and it is biodegradable and GMO free. I first tried Evolve Organic Beauty several years ago when they launched in the US at Credo Beauty, and as the line has grown immensely over the years, I’ve tried more of their products which has expanded into hair and body care. Read on for my honest opinion on Evolve Organic Beauty!

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Bloomeffects Skincare Review 2022

Bloomeffects skincare

Thanks to Bloomeffects, a clean skincare line that hails from Amsterdam, we can now experience the beautifying effects of The Netherland’s famous tulips. Bloomeffects most popular product, the Royal Tulip Nectar, harnesses the collagen-boosting power of upcycled Dutch tulips, and it’s the perfect “slugging” product to use as your final skincare step before bed. Bloomeffects also launched their new Black Tulip line featuring retinoid that I’m excited to review soon. Read on for my honest thoughts in this Bloomeffects review.

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Whitepod Eco Hotel Switzerland Review

Whitepod Eco hotel Switzerland

I’m so excited to feature not only a Swiss luxury hotel but an eco-conscious award-winning one at that! Located in Monthey, Switzerland the Whitepod Hotel combines Swiss alpine luxury & sustainability with 15 cozy igloo-shaped “pods” designed to run as much as possible on renewable energy and with little impact on the environment. They even have private ski slopes & a lift for guests, an on-site restaurant Les Cerniers, sauna, all kinds of snow equipment and amazing Alp views from each pod. I loved getting away from it all and enjoying the peace and quiet in this remote destination. I stayed two different times in a  Deluxe Pod and Zen Suite.

At check-in a friendly receptionist explained how the pods work and what activities they offer on site which include skiing, snowscooting, snowshoe hiking, dogsledding & more. Then I was handed a backpack with headlamps, map and other emergency equipment and walked about 15 minutes to pod lucky number 7.

I then headed to the central chalet a few steps from my pod to enjoy the afternoon Tea Time. There were a variety of pastries, fruits & organic teas sylishly displayed and cozy couches to enjoy them on. I also discovered a “movie theater” room filled with bean bags and a large screen.

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Whitepod Deluxe Pod

I stayed in a Deluxe Pod which features:

King Size bed
mezzanine with another bed
flat screen TV with Apple TV
Nespresso machines
WiFi
complimentary mini-bar
breakfast delivered
electrical outlets
heating

 

Whitepod’s Restaurant Les Cerniers serves gourmet Swiss cuisine using locally sourced and fresh ingredients. The menu offers succuent meat & fish dishes as well as a variety of mountain specialties like Assiette Valaisanne and Swiss fondue.

The breakfast is simple yet high-quality and delicious. There’s fresh pastries & bread, scrambled eggs, bacon, fruits, cold cuts, cereals, dried fruits & fresh orange juice.

Whitepod also ha pod suites, like the Forest Suite, 007 Suite & Swiss Pod Suite, each stylishly decorated according to its theme.

Whitepod Eco hotel Switzerland

Whitepod Zen Suite

The Whitepod Zen Suite during winter was stunning and levels above the Deluxe Pod. If you want ultimate luxury with a traditional Japanese bath in your pod then check out the Zen Suite.

Whitepod Eco hotel Switzerland

Whitepod Eco hotel Switzerland

Whitepod Eco hotel Switzerland

Whitepod Eco hotel Switzerland

Whitepod Eco hotel Switzerland

 

I loved being able to take a luxury vacation while also being mindful of my ecological footprint by staying at Whitepod. I hope that more and more hotels will take this direction as the resource consumption and waste produced by the hospitality industry is substantial. While Whtepod does not have a rating I would personally give it 5 stars as it had a level of service and quality found at traditional 5-star hotels. The staff went out of their way to make my stay as comfortable as possible, which is no easy feat as the pods are a 20-min walk from reception.

Check Whitepod Prices here

I also included shots of the organic bauty products I brought along. The lighting at this altitude is amazing – perfect for a photoshoot!

NU Evolution Complete Coverage Foundation – code ORGANICBEAUTYLOVER saves 15%
Au Naturale Lip Su/stain in Camel
Au Naturale Powder Bronzer in Kissed

Earthwise Beauty Sungod Mask
Earthwise Beauty Tigress Face Balm
code OBL saves 15%

Max and Me Sweet Serenity Collection
Max and Me Purity & Grace Oil Cleanser
Max and Me Enchanted Face Oil

Thank you Whitepod Hotel for making my Christmas special!

Herbal Face Food Review 2022

Herbal Face Food Review

Skincare brand Herbal Face Food makes 100% plant serums using 50 of the world’s most powerful botanicals and the top 20 rarest, most expensive plant concentrates. Herbal Face Food serums are multi-correctional and target ten signs of aging notably sun damage, dullness and texture in my experience. 100% organic and made entirely from plants without filler ingredients, the Herbal Face Food serums are VERY powerful and have increasing levels of concentration to suit your skincare needs. LeAnn Rimes loves it for her melasma! There’s no fancy marketing with Herbal Face Food, just raw, active products that can actually correct skin issues and have long been a cult favorite with South Korea’s elite. Read on for my Herbal Face Food review, before and after photos and use Herbal Face Food discount code OBL for 20% off at www.herbalfacefood.com.

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Spring 2022 Wishlist

There’s something special about this year’s spring – in 2022 two years after the pandemic started and all our lives were turned upside down and inside out, it seems like we are finally feeling a bit of reprieve in our new normal. Spring 2022 marks a new beginning of a very different era. While self care was a major part of our lives during uncertain times, I’d love to continue to prioritize indulging in the things that make me happy, REST, and being content with where I’m at now in this present moment. There have been some uber cool product launches this year already, so I’ve created a wishlist of what I’m drooling over this spring.

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PicoSure Laser Review (Before & After Photos)

I’ve tried laser on and off for my sun damage and brown spots, which started appearing as early as age 19 or 20 – thank you California sun! Technology is always and rapidly advancing, so laser 10 years ago isn’t the same as 5 years ago which isn’t the same as today. And getting 1 treatment versus 5 makes a difference. I tried out 3 sessions of the Picosure laser over the course of 3-4 months and wanted to share my experience and show before and after pictures to give you guys an accurate an idea of how it worked for me. Hopefully this will be helpful if laser is something you’re considering investing in! You can find videos on my Instagram @organicbeautylover in the Laser Highlight of my treatments — come say hi!

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Fitglow Beauty Review 2022 + Discount Code

Fitglow Beauty Review

I’ve used Fitglow Beauty organic skincare and makeup for over 7 years and am sharing my honest thoughts in the ultimate Fitglow Beauty review. Fitglow Beauty creates organic and vegan makeup and skin care made with plant-based ingredients. As a luxury organic brand using high quality and cutting-edge ingredients, the prices are on the high end. But if you’re looking for luxury, performance and organic ingredients, Fitglow Beauty is a superb brand to try. Fitglow is a Canadian brand but is also based in Florida, where the founder now lives. It’s hard to find a clean beauty enthusiast who isn’t obsessed with the Fitglow Beauty Foundation and Fitglow Lip Colour Serums! Read on for my Fitglow Beauty review and you can save 15% with Fitglow discount code OBL15.

30% off sale with code FITGLOWX30 until July 17, 2022.
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Herbivore Botanicals Review 2022

Herbivore botanicals skincare

Herbivore, a natural skincare brand, began in 2011 from a Seattle kitchen and is now a widely known clean beauty name. Husband-and-wife team Julia Wills and Alexander Kummerow started selling their vegan and natural products from an Etsy shop. Fast forward and you’ll now find Herbivore skincare sold at Sephora stores across the nation. Each Herbivore product is made without parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and synthetic ingredients. I tried Herbivore Aquarius Cream, Blue Tansy Mask, Lapis Facial Oil, Pink Cloud Jelly Cleanser, Pink Cloud Soft Moisture Cream and Cloud Jelly Plumping Serum and am sharing my honest thoughts on Herbivore skincare.

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Best Natural and Organic Korean Skincare Brands

Korea is undoubtedly the global leader in skincare innovation but only has a handful of natural and organic K-beauty skincare brands. Ever heard of BB creams or sheet masks? They were invented in Korea, the mecca of all things beauty. In fact, many Western companies will go to Korea to learn their techniques, technology and industry practices. While many Korean beauty brands are marketed as natural or clean, most of the time they’re not 100% natural. Read on for the best organic Korean skincare brands.

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