How to Avoid Dry Skin This Season

tips to avoid dry skin during winter

Floral Robe | Herringbone Mirror | Faux Fur Rug

It’s that time of year again! And no, I’m not referring to the glamour of the holiday season. Although it happens to overlap with ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, it’s also the season for incredibly dry skin. Yuck. No one likes that. So here are my tips for how to beat dry skin this season.

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Natural Summer Makeup

best natural makeup products for summer

Pink Floral Dress (on sale!) | Gold Hoop Earrings | Lipstick in Orchid

Before getting into safe beauty, I had a lot of skepticism of whether or not I could achieve the same makeup looks with safer products. I loved that they were better for you, but did they work? The answer is yes. ABSOLUTELY. When you find the right products, they are just as good. Sometimes, they even work better. Here are the natural summer makeup products that are a must have! Read More

Why this Beautycounter Products Deal is Worth It

Face mist, face mask, and face oil for healthy, glowing skin. - Why this Beautycounter Products Deal is Worth It by popular Chicago beauty blogger Visions of Vogue

I’ve talked about it a little but Beautycounter has a “Clean Swap” promotion happening that ends tomorrow. And it’s AMAZING. You can get great quality Beautycounter products that don’t have any toxic chemicals for free. Here’s what this promo is all about.

My recommendation: The best way to take advantage of this Beautycounter products deal is to buy the Band of Beauty Membership, shampoo, mascara, and lipstick. Then in your shopping cart, select the face oil, a conditioner, and Countermatch lotion. You will also see a free gift of my favorite charcoal face mask ($49 value) get added to your cart automatically! Your order total should be $116 and you will get 15% of credit toward your next order making it under $100! And I love all of these product recommendations.

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Ingredient of the Week: What are PEGs?

what are PEGs: toxic chemicals on beauty products by popular Chicago beauty blogger Visions of Vogue

For this week’s Ingredient of the Week post I’m talking about PEGs! They’re another commonly found chemical in moisturizers, sunscreens, and shampoo so make sure to read the back of your current products. PEGs are often contaminated with toxic impurities which is why I’m writing about them in this series. So, what are PEGs and what do they do?Read More