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This Plant-Based Beauty Brand Will Give You Perfect Summer Skin

Three 80 degree days in a row mean it’s almost summer right?! Cue day trips to the beach, homemade veggie burger BBQs (it’s my first summer as a vegetarian!) and spending every possible minute soaking up some nice warm Vitamin D. When it comes to my summer skincare routine, I basically lather my face in… Read More This Plant-Based Beauty Brand Will Give You Perfect Summer Skin

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These Gym Bag Essentials Will Motivate You To Workout This Summer

Just in case we needed more motivation to hit the gym this spring before beach season starts on Memorial Day Weekend, Meghan Markle – aka the new Duchess of Sussex – walked down the aisle in a gorgeous Givenchy wedding gown that accentuated her enviably fit figure. While we might not all be prepping for… Read More These Gym Bag Essentials Will Motivate You To Workout This Summer

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Saje Wellness Natural Perfume Collection Matches Your Mood With Gemstone Infused Rollerballs

This past year I pulled a Miranda Kerr and became a rose quartz enthusiast. I have rose quartz jewelry, a rose quartz stone to keep at my office desk, and another to keep in my bedroom at home. I love anything and everything that comes in a rose quartz color (and by default, rose gold)… Read More Saje Wellness Natural Perfume Collection Matches Your Mood With Gemstone Infused Rollerballs

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Softsoap Launches New Line of Non-Toxic Hand Soap and Body Wash

Are you cleaning out your bath and beauty products for non-toxic versions? Do you hope to incorporate clean beauty into your daily routine but are worried about price? New collections like Softsoap’s Earth Blends are making this transition way easier. This month Softsoap launched it’s new collection of Earth Blends products – which are paraben-free,… Read More Softsoap Launches New Line of Non-Toxic Hand Soap and Body Wash

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I Found This Ingredient In My Moisturizer, Antibiotics and Vanilla Extract – Here’s The Effect It Has On Your Body

Until recently, I used a C.O. Bigelow face cleanser. I found C.O. Bigelow to be a relatively clean skincare brand that I could trust – and even read an article about the founder in The New Yorker last month. The products always did what they said they were going to – whether it was a… Read More I Found This Ingredient In My Moisturizer, Antibiotics and Vanilla Extract – Here’s The Effect It Has On Your Body

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Clean Beauty Swap: Powder Foundation

If you’ve been following along on Class and the City, you know that the Clean Beauty section has *finally* launched! I am so excited to share all of the research I’ve been doing about toxic beauty ingredients and the amazing healthy and clean cosmetics that you can swap them out for. When switching your beauty… Read More Clean Beauty Swap: Powder Foundation

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The Ugly Side of Beauty Products – An Introduction To Clean Beauty

Did you know that your favorite beauty and personal care products have the ability to make you sick, depressed, infertile, suffer from cancer and disrupt organ function? You place these products directly on your skin, which absorbs these harmful ingredients directly into your bloodstream and into your organs. From now on, Class and the City… Read More The Ugly Side of Beauty Products – An Introduction To Clean Beauty

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Cheers, To A Year Of Conscious Living

Happy New Year, classy readers! It was time to say goodbye to 2017 and a big welcome to new goals, opportunities and dreams. In a quick recap, 2017 was a big year for me. I was on the staff of two major publications as a healthy food writer (Dr. Oz The Good Life and Well+Good),… Read More Cheers, To A Year Of Conscious Living

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The Classy Gift Guide x Coqui Coqui Fragrances

When it’s cold enough outside for me to need a scarf, jacket and fuzzy socks (come on, don’t tell me you aren’t obsessed with them too!) all I can think about is how much I miss summer and the beach. I start listening to meditations that transport me to the sand sitting by the ocean… Read More The Classy Gift Guide x Coqui Coqui Fragrances

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How To Whiten Your Teeth Using Only Natural Products – And Keep Them Healthy At The Same Time

The end of October is practically synonymous with candy-binging and trick-or-treating. If you haven’t picked out a Halloween costume yet, you’re not alone! I plan on spending the rest of this week searching the depths of the Internet for Halloween beauty and costume inspiration (but I would love to hear any suggestions you may have… Read More How To Whiten Your Teeth Using Only Natural Products – And Keep Them Healthy At The Same Time