Boxwalla Beauty August 2016 Unboxing & Review



The theme for this box was “Wandering Woman” and she’s back to introduce us to skin-nourishing ingredients from around the globe.

Here’s what was in the Boxwalla Beauty Box for August 2016:


biodara purifying mask


Biodara Creme de Clay Purifying Mask (1/2 oz, $15) – This was great timing for me since I’ve been using more clay masks during this time of season transition. This is a betnonite… Continue reading | 2 Comments


PurErb Brightening Cleansing Bar Review

PurErb Brightening Cleansing Bar

PurErb is a Southern California based herbal skincare and aromatherapy brand. They specialize in Meridian facial massage¹.

I’m trying out and reviewing their Clarity Brightening Cleansing Bar:

The claims: This all-natural bar soap is said to “lift impurities, brighten dull skin, reduce hyper-pigmentation while boosting alertness”. It’s a bar soap with 38 different plant extracts, over two dozen said to “brighten the complexion”. Also, it was developed by a “respected Korean Master Monk”.

The scent/appearance: It’s not much to look at. It’s a disc with… Continue reading | 10 Comments

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 7/18/16

Sue Lyons

The Lipstick League – week of 7.18.16

Question of the Week: What alternative products do you use in your skincare regime? Think supplements, things found in the garden or the fridge…

EauMG’s Answer: For health reasons, I take a variety of multi-vitamins which have helped with my hair and skin. I also started taking turmeric, probiotics and the like. In fact, I love talking about this stuff so maybe I should save it for an actual post instead. I also try my best to eat

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


FAR Botanicals Verde Oil Supreme Hair Serum Oil Review

Far Botanicals Verde Oils


FAR Botanicals is a brand of small-batch natural haircare that has combined a nourishing hair oil with fragrance. Verde Oil is like perfume for your hair that actually improves the condition of your hair. I’m amazed by this. I’m so happy that someone has caught on that this is a product that needs to exist. I love perfume. I love “crunchy” haircare. And I love a multi-purpose product. Verde Oil combines all of this.

The line comes in eight scents (well, seven, one is scentless)… Continue reading | 13 Comments