Philosophy has been supporting Mental Health Awareness Day with their hope & grace initiative. They are the first major beauty brand that has committed themselves to make a donation of 1% of all sales to a cause.  What’s amazing is that this includes all products, without limitations.  Hope and grace fund will award multiple financial grants each year to local organizations that help empower women helping them with mental health issues and wellbeing. Organizations help with prevention and treatment of related issues. Mental health is an issue that a lot of people don’t like to talk about whether it’s depression, post traumatic stress, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or self-esteem issues because some people are embarrassed, ashamed or don’t feel like they have someone to talk to.  Everyone has suffered from one of these issues at one point in their life, 450 million people worldwide suffer from mild to serious mental health…

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Gym Bag products are a must! I am one of those girls who doesn’t like to shower at any class I take, or gym I go to and sometimes you can’t after hiking.  It essential to have products that will hold you over until you get home to shower.  In LA, everyone wants to take a class together or hike and then go for coffee or juice after.  These products can take you from looking like a sweaty mess to a fresh natural beauty.  Even if you go out to lunch after, I won’t tell anyone you haven’t showered. Here are some products that you need right now. A bag to keep it all in, I have a hard time finding cute makeup bags, Crimes of Beauty has fun ones that you’ll love.  GLAM AF is made out of canvas and is light weight so it’s perfect to leave in…

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  We are always searching for that “je ne sais quoi” when it comes to beauty.  French girl beauty has always been one of the most sought after looks, the French make it look so effortless and easy.  It starts with skincare, having soft beautiful skin is the first step to natural beauty.  Even Karl Lagerfeld is a fan, he has said he uses an entire bottle of Collosol Eau de Lait in his bath everyday and which he gives credit to having such great skin. The packing is chic and you’ll feel like you are meant to be sitting on the French Rivera drinking rose after using it. Collosol was created in Paris in the 1950’s for a movie star and has been a favorite of beauty insiders ever since. You can use this micellar water as a makeup remover, skin cleanser (no rinse) and in your bath like Karl.…

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