Green & Glamorous Body Oils! A comprehensive List

Here is a list of all the wonderful green beauty companies that make body oils in order of most expensive to least expensive. Who have we forgotten? Which ones are your absolute favs? Let us know!!!!! We’ll be updating this regularly ๐Ÿ˜‰

 

May Lindstrom- The Good Stuff $110 for 100 ml (3.38 oz)

http://maylindstrom.com/products/the-good-stuff

Mahalo- Vacation Glow $95 for 100 ml (3.38 oz)

http://mahalo.care/shop/vacation-glow/

Kypris- Body Elixir Inflorescene $95 for 100 ml (3.38 oz)

http://shop.kyprisbeauty.com/products/body-elixir-inflorescence

Yuli Harmony Body Oil $80 for 100 ml (3.38 oz)

ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  http://www.yuliskincare.com/product/harmony/

Mun- No.7 Ayor Body Toning Serum $74 for 100 ml (3.38 oz)

http://munskin.com/products/no-7-ayour-body-toning-serum

Osmia- Sunset Body Oil $64 for 4 oz

http://osmiaorganics.com/products/sunset-body-oil

Living Libations- Best Skin Ever ย $51.50 for 110 ml (4 oz)

http://www.livinglibations.com/default/products/body-care/body-ablutions/best-skin-ever-seabuckthorn

Kahina Giving Beauty- Fez Body Serum $98 for 200 ml

ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  http://kahina-givingbeauty.com/shop/kahina-fez-body-serum/

ELAA- Restoring Body Oil $50 for 100 ml (3.38 oz)

http://elaaskincare.com/body-oils-body-lotions/vanilla-body-oil

Maya Chia- The Revitalizer Body Oil $46 for 100 ml (3.38 oz)

ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย ย  http://mayachia.com/product/the-revitalizer-beautifying-supercritical-body-oil/

One Love Organics- Green Tea Skin Serum $39 for 4 oz

http://shop.oneloveorganics.com/products/gardenia-tea

Skin Owl- Body $59 for 8 oz

http://www.skinowl.com/products/body

Leahlani Skincare- Coco Infusions $24 for 4 oz

http://www.leahlaniskincare.com/collections/body-oil

Meow Meow Tweet Tweet $22 for 3.8 oz

http://meowmeowtweet.com/products/body-oil

Beau-TEA-ful: Herbal Teas for every ailment

I have a confession to make. I’m a tea fanatic. No, seriously.ย  I have an entire cabinet in my kitchen dedicated to all my various types of teas. It’s such a running joke that when my sister started her own tea collection, she named the drawer where she keeps hers “Vicdraweria.”ย  =D

And I’m not talking flavors of green tea (although I do love green tea) but herbal teas.ย  They are amazing! There is an herbal tea remedy for just about everything. So I thought I’d go over a few of my favorite teas and what ailments they cure.

First let’s just talk about the brands I use and trust.

  • Traditional Medicinals. All their teas are organic and excellent quality.
  • Yogi. They have some really delicious blends.
  • Republic of Tea. I think I have every tea in their “Get….” collection. Love them.

Now let’s get down to which teas do what:

Raspberry Leaf- cramps/uterine health

This tea is seriously amazing. If you suffer from menstrual cramps like I do, this is a lifesaver. By the time you finish drinking a mug, your cramps will have seriously subsided. It’s even used to “tone the uterus” before and after birth.ย  For me, day two is the day of doom for my cramps, so if I start drinking this day one, and continue drinking it day two, it makes a huge difference in cramps for me. Given, the results only last a few hours for those of us with really bad cramps, but that just means you drink another mug. I have my sister, my cousins, my girlfriends, all of them on this tea. Everyone is amazed at how well it works.

Ginger- Nausea/ Stomache ache/ Vomiting/ Motion Sickness

Ginger is a fantastic tried and true remedy for nausea or stomach upset. It also aids digestion, is overall anti inflammatory and I personally find it delicious.

Dandellion Root- Bloating/Digestionย ย ย ย 

If you’ve eaten something that doesn’t agree with you, or too much, or just feel a bit bloated in general, this tea is excellent. It’s great to drink right after a meal to help get your digestive juices flowing. It has a bitter, earthy taste that not everyone will love, but I’ve grown accustomed to it and quite enjoy it now.

Peppermint- Bloating/Digestion

Similarly, if you can’t tolerate the taste of Dandellion root, Peppermint is another great option to help aid digestion.

Tulsi aka Holy Basil- Stress

When I feel myself getting a bit AHHHHHHH I drink this like it’s going out of style. It contains holy basil, which besides being all around amazing, is an anti-adaptagenic herb, which means it helps your adrenals chill out and combats stress. My favorite teas for this are by Organic India, I like the Tulsi Lemon Ginger. Republic of Tea also makes one called “get burning” that has holy basil in it, a bit of spiciness, and I find it delicious.

Chamomile- Calming/Relaxing

The ultimate bedtime tea. This is great to help you relax, calm down at the end of the day, and unwind.

Lemon Balm- Mood

If you have a serious case of the Mondays, this tea is great for helping mood.ย  If you’re finding yourself in a bit of a funk, drinking this regularly for a few days can definitely help you get back to your cheery self.

Cinnamon- Blood Sugar

Besides smelling and tasting delicious, cinnamon is great for helping to regulate your blood sugar (so especially good after a meal), and also for weight loss.

TEAS FOR IMMUNITY

  • Rosehip
  • Elderberry
  • Echinacea

TEAS FOR GENERAL GOOD HEALTH

Roobios-

Also called “red tea,” this is native to South Africa and super delicious. Similar to green tea, it provides a myriad of vitamins and minerals and promotes overall health

Pau De Arco-

This has been used in South America for centuries and is believed to have tons of health benefits, including fighting candida and cancer. It is also anti inflammatory and detoxing.

 

You’re probably familiar with the bright yellow spice. Another way to get some turmeric in your system is by drinking the tea. The cinnamon/turmeric blends are some of my favs. It is one of the most anti-inflammatory things you can consume.

TEAS FOR DETOXING-

I usually go with some of the blends for this. Two of my favorites are Skin Detox by Yogi Tea and Get Gorgeous by Republic of Tea. They contain a myriad of cleansing/detoxing herbs.ย  Any of these herbal teas are great for detoxing:

  • Burdock
  • Nettle – helps with high blood pressure and immunity
  • Red Clover
  • Milk Thistle – Liver cleanser

Behold the tea cabinet! =D =D =D

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Splurge Skincare- Stephy’s Stars

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I was so excited to receive a birthday care package from the wonderful ladies over at SPLURGE SKINCARE (@splurgeskincare)

The packaging alone was so pretty that I didn’t even want to unwrap it!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I got “The Rub” sugar scrub in Lemon, regular “Lip Butta” in Almond, “Tinted Lip Buttah” in In Love and “Melted Buttah” repair balm.

I tried it ALL last night and fell in love. I didn’t think I was a big scrub person, but this one might transform me. ๐Ÿ˜‰ It smelled amazing and left my skin so soft. I usually drown myself in lotion after showers, but this time I didn’t even need to! I used the repair balm on some really dry skin (eczema), and it mollified it right away. I love the subtle tint of the “In Love”Lip Buttah…it’s really all I need for everyday.

The products are all handmade by these amazing ladies, contain healthy natural ingredients, and the scents are subtle, not overpowering. I have some friends who are super sensitive to strong scents, so if you’re like them I promise the scents in these products will not bother you!

Check out@splurgeskincare at http://www.splurgeskincare.com. Don’t wait for a special occasion to indulge…splurge yourself today! ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’š

Victoria’s Every Day Face

My Every Day Make Up Lookย 

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Here is my go to make up routine for that basic, everyday clean beauty look. I use this for days when I’m going to auditions/castings that don’t require anything specific, and just day to day life when I want to put a bit of something on ๐Ÿ˜‰

Face:

  • W3LL People Bio Correct concealer in Fair
    • I use this for my dark circles. It has skin happy ingredients that help your skin improve in addition to covering up
  • 100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Powder in White Peach (for light coverage)
  • Vapour Organic Atmosphere Foundation in S120 (for a big heavier coverage)
    • If I’m using foundation, I always set with RMS Unpowder

Eyes:

  • Jane Iredale Lash Conditioner
  • W3LL People Expressionist Mascara in black
  • 100% Pure Bright Eyes Creamy Liner
    • I use this in my inner water line to make the eyes pop, especially if I’m tired or look tired ๐Ÿ˜‰
  • Jane Iredale Daytime Kit for eyeshadow
    • Really nice matte colors, soft browns for a subtle, natural look

Lips

I’m a sucker for a neutral lip, and can’t really stand lipstick on a daily basis…so I just use whatever lip balm I’m currently digging on .

Voilah! This takes me about 10 minutes start to finish and is just a really soft, simple look. ๐Ÿ˜‰

What are some of your favorite make up products to wear for every day?