Beauty On The Go: The Edible Beauty Kit You Need For Holiday Travel

Here come the holidays, which can be full of travel and jet-setting, depending on what your plans are. Packing light is essential for stress-free travel, but how do you make sure to take care of your skin too? With travel-sized beauty, of course! I recently took Edible Beauty's On The Fly Core 4 Travel Kit with me on a trip to Hawaii and it was a perfect travel companion. Read on to find out why this should be the next skincare item you treat yourself to for all that holiday travel!

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Six Reasons Why Your Baby Needs Your Healing Touch

 

 

When it comes to the power of the healing touch, we are not the only ones who benefit from massage. Baby massage has been used for centuries across many Asian and African cultures as a way to ease colic, crying and assist sleep. It is always fascinating to learn about how many benefits such a simple and natural action can have on our precious ones.

It is not too late to start massaging your bubba: Both newborns and infants will be able to indulge in the experience. Read on for why it's so important and how to start giving your babe a massage today.

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Beauty Lab: Make Your Skin's Transition to Cold Weather a Little Easier with These Simple Steps

The days are getting colder, leaves are falling, and our skin is in need of a little extra attention.  After the summer months, maybe you skin needs some help with reversing the signs of sun damage? Or maybe this cooler air is causing you skin to  be extra dehydrated? Either way, we have you covered.  Today I'm sharing some skincare tips and products that will help with your skin's transition to colder months be a little easier. Read on for the full video!

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Beauty Lab: Get a Rose-Gold Glow In 5 Minutes

There's so much love for a soft, feminine, romantic makeup look. Well, this is a favourite of mine that I've done time and time again and it's highly requested as far as how to go about recreating it. When it comes to makeup looks, you can define yourself in any way that you want. It's an expression of art, creativity and of course, it looks great! So, sit tight! I'm going to walk you through the steps of acheiving this flirty, rose–gold eye makeup, flushed cheeks and a soft, glossy lip. Let’s get started!

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Beauty Lab: Heal Dry Skin With Oui Shave Oil

If you suffer from dry, flaky skin on your lower legs all year round, you’re not alone.  It’s a common problem that can be caused by a number of factors, such as lifestyle, age, medical condition, or in my case, showering with hot water. To relieve dryness, try taking cooler showers, eliminate the use of harsh chemicals when you bathe, and moisturize, moisturize, moisturize. But what if you're doing all of that and you're still suffering? Read on for an easy how-to with Oui Shave.

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Beauty Lab: 4 Fall Makeup Looks To Try Now

Hey EcoDivas! It's makeup artist Ashley Maronik here. I'm ready to show you how to step into fall with the latest makeup trends that everyone can feel good in. This year it’s all about experimenting with dark lippies, playing around with coppery eye shadows, and expressing your own unique individuality through makeup. Keep on reading to hear all about my favourite fall makeup trends this season.

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Beauty Lab: Pour le Monde Parfum

If you are still holding onto old conventional perfumes, laden with toxic chemicals there's no better time than now, to make the switch to 100% certified natural perfumes.

New at Eco Diva, Pour le Monde perfumes are fragranced with essential oils. If you want to learn more about this eco-luxe perfume line (and get a FREE sample pack of all three of the line's nontoxic scents), just keep on reading.  

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Breast Cancer Awareness and the Danger of Pinkwashing

On a recent, chilly October morning, I made my way to a local coffee shop to begin my work day. I was prepared to order my almond milk latte and start scheduling EcoDiva's Instagram posts but when I entered the store, my usual cozy spot by the fireplace had been commandeered by a consultant-based cosmetics company, bathed in the pink glory that has come to represent Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They were handing out sachets spritzed with perfume in exchange for a donation to the cause and I couldn’t help but think that the good they were doing by raising awareness was sort of canceled out by the fact that the scents they promoted were a semi-toxic mix of chemicals, many of which have been shown to be endocrine disrupters that can actually increase your likelihood of developing cancer.

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Beauty Lab: Fall Head Over Heels For These Autumn Lip Colors

There's finally a chill in the air, the leaves are starting to shift colour and drop, which means... fall is here! This also means it's time to updated your wardrobe – sweaters, boots, lots of denim (my fave), flannel – easy! But what about makeup? Lipstick?! Hello darker shades, right? Yes, but think beyond just brick reds and your simple berries. There are so many new, exciting and fun shades this season! Whether they're glossy or matte, more on the subtle side or bold, I've got you ladies covered! So, you can get those makeup bags stocked with some lovely fall options, and pull them out whenever you fancy! Get ready because updating your go-to makeup look for fall can be just as easy. 

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Beauty Lab: PRTTY PEAUSHUN Skin Tight Body Lotion

 

 

An all natural way of improving cellulite, healing bruises, and blurring imperfections? Yes please! Today I'm sharing all about the PRTTY PEAUSHUN Skin Tight Body Lotion. Perfect for vacationing, weddings, or who am I kidding, every day that you want to look glowing and beautiful! 

If you want to learn more about this skin perfector (and see how you can get a FREE, 3-ounce pouch for yourself),  keep on reading!

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