7 months ago

My 5 Minute Face

Last week, I posted a selfie on Instagram (God, I hate selfies) for the first time in ages, and the response from my followers was “more selfies”, and “makeup tutorial, please”.  Wow, okay, you got it.  I am always the first to say that I am not a makeup artist, but between modeling throughout my teens, being…

7 months ago

The Water Room

  It’s been a while, but I’m still here. 🙂 The Water Room officially opened on January 10th, 2019, it’s like I had a third baby.  I’m exhausted, overjoyed, SO busy, and I can’t even remember what day it is.  Thanks for your patience while I gave it my full attention for the last month.  Just FYI,…

9 months ago

Bare Beauty Ultimate Holiday Giveaway 2018

It’s here!  It’s here!  It’s finally time for the annual Bare Beauty Ultimate Holiday Giveaway, and it is SO good!  This year’s prize is worth over $3800.  There are no random fillers in this giveaway, only the very best of clean beauty; all my favorites are here.  Read on to see what is included and scroll down…

9 months ago

Holiday Gift Guides Galore 2018

You guys, there is still time!  That is what I keep telling myself, haha.  If you are like me, you’ll be doing one last round of online shopping this weekend.  I’ve got the clean beauty portion covered for you.  Read on for all the best gift ideas in clean beauty; these are my tried and true favorites…

11 months ago

Clean Beauty Catch Up: October

It’s Halloween, so I’m going to make this a quick post.  (I’m so excited to take the kids trick or treating in our new neighborhood tonight!)  I recently went into AILLEA, and there were so many new releases.  I picked up one of each to try and review for you.  True Botanicals also just launched their new…

11 months ago

The Best Haircare You’ve Never Tried

I feel like I need to start a regular series called “Dara Does it Again”.  Dara Kennedy, the founder of Ayla Beauty, is always discovering cool, clean, hard-to-find brands.  Usually, this is how it goes: Jess, you should really try this amazing [fill in the blank] I found in Europe.  You will love it.  It is so different…

12 months ago

My Favorite Household Water Filter

I think I’ve mentioned my favorite water filter on the blog a few times, but I’ve never written a post dedicated to water filters before – it’s been on my blogging to-do list for forever!  Over the years, many of you have written to me asking for my pick, and my answer has always been Aquasana.  My…