6 Ways To Reduce Toxins With Ava Anderson

6 Ways To Reduce Toxins With Ava Anderson

As much as we try to avoid them, chemicals and toxins are everywhere.  They are in our offices, our homes, even in the beauty products we use.  So how do you get away from them to live a healthier life?  First of all, pay attention to what's IN the products you're using.  Reading labels and educating yourself is a big step. If you like any of the products here....you can order them ...

Spring Beauty Refresh

Spring Beauty

Why focus only on your home for spring cleaning?  It's the PERFECT time to get rid of old makeup that's out of date, beauty products that you no longer use and to try something new!  Here are some of my favorite refresh items. Please note I was able to try samples of some of these items in order to be able to write these reviews.  My opinions are my own and were not influenced in any way.  (If I ...

What’s In My Cosmetic Bag?

Cosmetics

I get asked a lot what I keep in my cosmetics bag.  What do I travel with and use daily?  Well here it is!  These are the products that work for me.  I've tried a lot and these are the ones that are most effective and have stuck around in my bag and been replaced over and over again.  What do you love?  Let me know! I have a bag that I got for free from Clinique...I love it because it opens ...

Makeup-When To Throw It Out

I get a lot of questions about when makeup and other personal care products expire.  Below is a general guideline for you to follow.  I suggest writing the purchase date on products when you purchase them. This way you can't fall back on the "I can't remember" excuse to keep too many products.  Also, make sure that products are kept in a cool, dry location. You should be able to see them so you ...

DIY Peppermint Body Scrub

Peppermint Body Scrub

Amazing body scrubs don't have to break the bank. They are seriously easy to make.  The ingredients are things you have on hand in your pantry.  This takes MINUTES to put together and it feels amazing. You're going to need; 1-2 cups sugar 1/2 cup coconut oil Peppermint oil Food coloring (optional) These things were really easy to gather from my pantry and bathroom ...

Make Your Own Hand Soap

Usually when I say I'm making my own detergent or hand soap, someone rolls their eyes at me.  However, this isn't just about what goes into your hand soap, it's about saving money.  This is SO easy to make and SUPER inexpensive. So what do you need?  A gallon of water (I used distilled but you could filter your own) and a bar of soap.  I prefer castille soap. The soap cost me $1.50 ...

9 Ways To Organize With A Soap Dish

Soap Dish Organizing

Sometimes a little item can do big things.  That's the case with this travel soap dish.  You can buy these at dollar stores or in the travel section of your local super store.  They come in all sorts of colors.  You can even personalize it with permanent markers or stickers.  I chose a clear soap dish so you could clearly see what I was storing inside. These are just a few ideas to get you ...

Nail Polish Organization

Nail Polish Organization

Nail polish is one of those things that everyone has and it's never easy to organize.  You want to have it close by so you can grab it and use it easily.  However, it can quickly become clutter and make surfaces difficult to clean.  Bottles can also break if not stored properly.  Here, I give you some ideas to inspire you for different ways to store and organize your nail polish. When picking a ...

Quick and Easy Haircare From The Pros

Haircare from the pros

I'm super guilty of the easy ponytail and go routine.  Recently I let my hair get VERY long and was doing nothing with it than putting it up on a haphazard knot with three elastics. Yes, three elastics.  I decided that I would hold myself accountable for doing something with my hair every day.  Even if it was a ponytail, it was a conscious effort. So, I got about 8 inches cut off my hair ...

Easy Overnight Hair

Easy Overnight Hair

We all want to look our best every day.  However, the idea that we have time to get up in the morning and do our hair before we leave the house, is kind of insane.  So, in an effort to make sure you can leave the house looking and feeling your best, I wanted to bring you some tips and tools to do your hair easily, quickly and in some cases, over night! Fastest Way to Get Curls· Spray Redken ...