body products

Simply Scrub Organic Body Scrub Reviews

Simply Scrub Scrubs

I use body scrubs all year long, but I do find myself using them more in the summer when more of my skin is exposed to the world.

Simply Scrub is a line of all-natural, organic body scrubs that currently has four formulas. Unlike many products that are the same formula with a different fragrance, each of these are completely different.

I use scrubs weekly, sometimes bi-weekly, on my body. I do not use scrubs on my face since I use chemical exfoliants. Usually I prefer… Continue reading | 3 Comments

fragrance

Elements x Capsule Show 2015 Recap

Capsule Show 2015

 

This year Elements partnered with Capsule, an apparel and accessories tradeshow. I found this to be a natural partnership. Capsule features a lot of indie designers and in the past Elements had showcased many indie and niche perfume and beauty brands.

I’ve been to Elements a few times when it was a “stand alone” show. Being that it was the first show partnered with Capsule, I noticed there were fewer brands attending. This is rather typical with any “new” show… Continue reading | 3 Comments

hair

Badger Seabuckthorn Organic Hair Oil Review

Badger Hair Oil

Badger Seabuckthorn Hair Oil contains a blend of organic ingredients such as seabuckthorn oil, sunflower oil, apricot oil, pomegranate oil and essential fragrance oils. This is a hair treatment that you apply evenly to your hair and leave on for 1 hour or sleep on it overnight. And then you shampoo and style as usual.

The feel, smell, appearance etc.: It’s an oil and feels like an oil. The color is the shade of a carrot which tricks my mind into thinking it’s really, really… Continue reading | 3 Comments

hair, skincare

aroma M Beauty Camellia Hair Oil and Face Oil Review

aroma M Beauty

Fragrance line aroma M has expanded their line to include products for the skin and hair. Using her background in aromatherapy and interest in beauty rituals used by geishas, Maria McElroy has created all-natural oils for the face and hair.

Camellia oil is packed with moisturizing fatty oils and vitamins. It’s a “secret of the geisha” (even samurais and sumo wrestlers used it) but you still see this oil commonly sold at Japanese, Korean and Chinese markets. I’ve seen it (tsubaki oil) around but haven’t used… Continue reading | 3 Comments