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Five Tips to Transition Your Natural Beauty Routine into Fall

Stefanie Grant-Cassel

Tags deodorant, facial oil, fall, fall fragrance, matcha, moisturizer, perfume, skincare

Five Tips to Transition Your Natural Beauty Routine into Fall

It's finally, officially fall. Yay!  Also... now what?  Should you be doing anything different to care for yourself as the seasons change?  The answer to that is totally up to you (of course!)  If you have a tried and true routine that never fails, then by all means, keep it up!  But if you're looking for a change or want to prepare your skin for cooler temps, fall is the perfect time to try something new with your routine!  Here are my top 5 tips for transitioning your beauty routine into this glorious fall season:    1. Repair Sun Damage  First...


How (and Why) to Cleanse with Facial Balm

How (and Why) to Cleanse with Facial Balm

My matcha green tea facial balm is so moisturizing that a tiny bit goes a loooooong way. So if by any chance you're wondering what you're going to do with this big ol' jar of balm, I have a wonderful suggestion:  Use it to wash your face!  Yass, really!  It's just like an oil cleanse, only richer, and it feels even more luxurious and hydrating.  A balm cleanse is wonderful for anyone with dry skin, but it also works great if you have normal to oily skin and want to boost your skin's moisture levels as we head into cooler weather. To be...


Facial Balm vs. Beauty Butter - Which should I choose?

Facial Balm vs. Beauty Butter - Which should I choose?

Okay, so, yeah... I went and made another product for your face. I couldn't help myself!  I know, I know, you just figured out what to do with this thing I call beauty butter. Or maybe you've just started with a natural skincare routine period, and now I've gone and changed it up on you.  Well, kind of, it's not really a change! You can TOTALLY keep doing what you're doing if it works well for you.  If you've read my other blogs, you know that I was inspired to make this matcha green tea facial balm during a time when I was having...


Matcha Mask DIY

Stefanie Grant-Cassel

Tags cleanser, cleansing oil, DIY, facial, facial care, green tea, masque, matcha, skincare

Matcha Mask DIY

Finally - I'm getting to share one of my favorite (and ridiculously easy) skincare routines with you today! You're going to LOVE it.  BEHOLD:  The Matcha Mask!  Ok, first of all... let's talk about matcha. If you're not familiar, matcha powder is a finely ground whole green tea leaf that has been sipped in ceremonial Japanese and Chinese tea ceremonies for centuries. It's an acquired, grassy taste, which I personally happen to love. It's known for being a superfood that's full of antioxidants and for giving a caffeine boost without the buzz and crash of a cup of coffee.  It's also...