Beauty

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Your Best Hair Day

(This post is sponsored by Pantene Pro-V and their Intense Rescue Shots that just recently hit the shelves and have me obsessed! All thoughts, opinions, and copy are my own.) Let’s be honest, this is not my natural hair color. Honestly, I can’t even say that it’s “the color my hair was when I was a kid”. (People always say that, right?!) At the age of 16, though, I did discover that I loved a fresh set of highlights on my mousy brown locks. Was it that blondes have more fun? Was I already channeling then my future Los Angeles, …

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My 5 Favorite Clean Beauty Moisturizers for Day

My name is Jen Pinkston and I’m addicted to skincare products. If there’s a serum or a mask, you better believe I’m here for it. In 2017, I started aggressively tossing out any beauty products that contained, phthalates, parabens, or artificial fragrance and began experimenting with clean skincare products. In 2018, we published our first Clean Beauty Awards as an email newsletter which received such a great response that we turned it into a blog post. Since then, I’ve discovered even more great products that I love …

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My Current Evening Skincare Routine

(This content is sponsored by Olay. All thoughts and opinions are my own.) I was six months pregnant with Parker when my skin totally changed. I noticed that my normally oily skin was completely parched and started on a never ending journey of beginning to take care of my skin in a way I hadn’t before.  It was my first real skincare routine that wasn’t just targeted at breakouts. Fast forward five years, two children, and a new business later and I’m more focused on looking fresh faced after nights that are often times lacking in …

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10 Things that Make me Feel ‘Well’ in the Age of Health and Wellness

I was already planning on writing on this topic when I happened upon Goop.com this morning and their featured post of the day titled, “How a Pacific Northwest Glacier and the Ocean made an incredible clay.”  Let the record show that I have nothing against Goop or clay and actually rather enjoy the former and find the latter in mask form to be a very effective skin cleanser.  In a lot of ways this health and wellness bubble feels like the natural swing of the pendulum.  For decades the food we ate and the products we put on our …

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