July 31, 2013

July Empties



Phew, I'm glad we're at the end of July. For some that might be a bad thing, because school is right around the corner. I, on the other hand, am exactly 5/9 of the way through with my marathon summer organic chemistry course, and I can't wait to be done. I am practically having a countdown to my last day of class, August 23rd. In the mean time, I have blown through quite a few products and samples this month. I also decided to change the format of my empties posts a bit. From now on, all empties posts will have mini-reviews, and I will be including samples in separate "Sample Sundays" posts. I went crazy with the samples this month, so look out for that post soon, but for now, here's the big stuff I've used up this month:

July 23, 2013

J.R.Liggett's Old-Fashioned Shampoo Bar - Damaged Hair Formula



I know what you're thinking. You wash can your hair with that? The answer is a resounding yes. Although I had my doubts about how effective a crude looking block of soap would work as a shampoo, J.R.Liggett's Old-Fashioned Shampoo Bar ($4.29) actually leaves my hair feeling clean and exceptionally soft. It's also more natural than liquid shampoos, and not to mention extremely affordable.

July 16, 2013

Devita Solar Protective Moisturizer SPF 30+



























Let's talk about Devita Solar Protective Moisturizer SPF 30+. This is a very hyped up product amongst green beauty bloggers, and having a fair complexion, it was inevitable that I would try it. The big deal is that it is very sheer and lightweight, unlike most sunscreens with safe ingredients.

July 14, 2013

Lily Organics Seven Facial Rejuvenating Oils Treatment



Lily Organics is a natural skincare company with a super sustainable twist. Founded in Colorado in 1986, many of the ingredients in their products are drawn directly from their own USDA Organic farm. Always open to new facial oils in my life, I was happy to try their Seven Facial Rejuvenating Oils Treatment.

July 10, 2013

Jurlique Rose Body Oil



I recently discovered Jurlique, an Australian brand that has been making natural concoctions for over 25 years. I have a special fondness for companies that were doing things naturally before it was a giant marketing trend, so I was super excited to try out of of their best selling products, the Rose Body Oil ($45).

July 4, 2013

Deep Steep Honeydew Spearmint Foaming Hand Wash






























Does hand soap belong on a beauty blog? I am not entirely sure, so in the interest of avoiding a five paragraph essay on a product I use only to wash my hands, I will keep this review succinct.
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