The Narwal Robot Mop and Vacuum is an award-winning brand new invention that started out as an uber successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and Kickstarter — and will be launching June 1, 2021. Narwal reached out to me to send over their Narwal T10 and they had me at self cleaning. Narwal is the world’s first, I repeat first, self-cleaning robot mop and vacuum. Meaning, the mop cleans itself so you don’t have to lift a finger. This technology is so impressive that it won CES 2020 INNOVATION AWARD PRODUCT for its unique mop self-washing and deep cleaning technology!
Before I go further with this Narwal review, I have to mention that the price is steep – while it retails for $1099, my readers can use code OBL to save $200 off Narwal’s price from launch date June 1, 2021. (You can reserve yours by pre-ordering with just $1 now then use code OBL at checkout on launch day.)
If you’re looking for Plant alchemy skincare infused with vibrational medicine, reiki, intuition, loving intention, and nutrient-rich whole plants, keep reading for my Heart of Gold skincare review. I was first introduced to Heart of Gold skincare in 2019 and since then I’ve fallen in love with the brand and products. Heart of Gold skincare is based out of Portland, Oregon and founded by Ally Draizin, an herbalist and holistic esthetician with over two decades of experience as an esthetician and seven years as a bioregional herbalist.
Stay tuned until the end of the review for a mini interview with founder Ally Draizin! Heart of Gold skincare products are available on their website and at Boxwalla, which ships internationally for free with orders $100.
I tried out the popular VEGAMOUR hair growth serum to see if VEGAMOUR actually works for hair loss and hair thinning. I’m sharing my honest thoughts after using VEGAMOUR, including its pros and cons and before and after photos. VEGAMOUR’s hair growth serum has been raved about by thousands to help with alopecia and hair thinning and their before and after photos are so impressive, I had to try it out myself. If you decide to try VEGAMOUR, I’m providing a VEGAMOUR discount code for 20% off sitewide at the end of this review.
VEGAMOUR is a sustainability focused clean and vegan haircare brand that uses clinically studied ingredients that are proven to work for hair loss and thinning. Specifically, they boast results of subjects noticing up to 52% more density and 76% less shedding. Now thanks to the pandemic, it seems like every woman out there has been experiencing hair side effects from pandemic pain and stress. In this VEGAMOUR review I’ll be sharing my experience specifically with their main hero product the VEGAMOUR GRO Hair Serum including before and after photos.
I’ve been working with NOW Foods for over a year now and during that time I’ve been lucky enough to try many of the products in NOW’s 1400+ product line. In 2019, I was lucky enough to visit NOW’s impressive headquarters and labs in Illinois before the pandemic hit. Even before I knew NOW Foods, I already knew NOW Foods because their products are sold everywhere and have been a longtime staple in many American households throughout its 50 year history. Even after five decades, NOW Foods remains a family owned company committed to bettering their customers’ lives.
Odacite Skincare is a natural and organic skincare line where understated luxury and high performance go hand in hand. Odacite has a certain je ne sais quoi, like the effortless beauty that French women seem to possess but in the form of a skincare line. Hailing from California, Odacite Pure Elements has been around since before clean beauty became “clean beauty” and remains a staple in my beauty routine to this day. It’s been five years since I first introduced my skin to Odacite’s highly active formulas, and in this full Odacite skincare review, I am finally sharing my thoughts on the products I’ve tried over the years. You can save 15% with my Odacite discount code OBL, as always.
I am now addicted to gel nail strips! Where have these been all my life?
If you’re unable to visit the nail salon or are looking to save money on expensive gel manicures I’ve found the perfect non-toxic solution! ManiMe is a gel stick on nail brand and the first to offer custom-fit sizes using a proprietary 3-D technology. Thank goodness for technology making all our lives more convenient! Read on to find out all about ManiMe, my experience and tips on how to apply gel stick on nails.
If you’re looking to get your gift shopping for family and friends done during Black Friday, because you’re financially savvy and an anti-procrastinator, I’ve rounded up some fantastic gifts at unbeatable prices for you below. These are the best sales of the year so you might as well gift yourself something as well while you’re at it!
I don’t think anyone who uses their hands to clean is actually doing a proper job at it every night. It’s 2020 and we have machines to do this for us and they’re way better at it. ZOE uses a patented T-sonic technology aka transdermal technology of 7500 pulsations per minute to get rid of 99.5% of the gunk on your face while gently exfoliating. The back side is for product penetration and the bottom is a zinc base that you can use to depuff eyes. Completely waterproof so you can use it in the bath or shower for a face and scalp massage and each charge is good for up to 500 uses. It’s $99 for Black Friday and affiliate code OBL saves an extra $10!
These are self heating eye masks for interstellar relaxation. They start heating up immediately and have a subtle therapeutic jasmine scent that is uber relaxing and helps you get a better night of sleep. They work for 15 minutes and after you take them off and drift away into dreamland! These are a unique, inexpensive gift that comes in a pretty box.
High vibrational organic skincare Max and Me is an otherworldly skincare line that brings skin and soul healing in a bottle. Every detail about this brand and their products are luxurious and are carefully chosen based on their vibrational quality and ability to bring energy healing.
This is the perfect romantic getaway with your partner or family trip with kids in a tiny cabin nestled in nature. You can choose between 1 or 2 beds and more than a dozen cities around the US with outposts not more than a few hours from a major city.
Vegamour offers natural and non-toxic hair growth products using clinically researched Natural ingredients. Their original GRO hair growth serum is already a cult favorite in the beauty community and they’ve expanded their line to include hair growth focused hair care and styling products all designed to work at strengthening and growing hair.
The best part: Free and super fast global shipping!
For someone who loves self care and crystals, Chasin Unicorns offers their previous boxes as one time purchases so no need for a subscription. You get an already curated box for a great discount and my code OBL saves further. Chasin Unicorns is a vegan and organic beauty brand with a focus on crystals!
Evolve is an organic skincare line from the United Kingdom that has grown into a wide range of skin, body and hair care products — all at a pretty affordable price. They have a variety of stocking stuffer and small holiday gift set options if you’re looking for a beautifully packaged and presented gift!
Shipping: FREE USA/EU/UK delivery with orders over 25!
Use code CYBERMONDAY30 to get 30% off their no heat, no water, no plastic essential oil diffusers! These are made entirely of glass and handcarved wood and don’t require any use of heat or water to dilute the oils.
Clove and Hallow is a clean makeup line that has one of the best affordable concealers available! While not all natural, they offer a variety of stunning vibrant shades with their super popular lip products. Now they have a large offering of skincare and holiday launches.
As the name suggests, Edible Beauty is a natural skincare brand that’s so pure you could eat it! Hailing from Australia, these luxurious products are made of 100% mineral, vitamin and botanical derived ingredients and are vegan, cruelty-free and packaged in completely sustainable materials. Edible Beauty carries a wide range of products from natural skincare to teas and sunscreen to multi-purpose balms. In this Edible Beauty review, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on their tonic serums and their Sephora bestseller No. 3 Exotic Goddess Ageless Serum. Plus an Edible Beauty discount code for 20% off!
Making better shopping decisions when it comes to my clothes and closet is one thing I’m working on since I advocate for conscious beauty shopping. Our options for fashionable, sustainable, and cruelty-free Clothes and accessories are getting better each year as more companies turn up to meet our changing demands.
Cocokind’s most anticipated launch of the century has dropped and it’s sunscreen! It’s taken years for Cocokind to launch a sunscreen product, so I’m excited to share my thoughts in this Cocokind sunscreen review with you all. I have a cocokind discount code OBL to help you save at checkout too!
(Updated July 19, 2020 to compare Getaway House 1 bed vs 2 bed). My Getaway House Discount Code OBL saves $$.
CYBER MONDAY DEAL: Take 25% off with code OFFLINE25
As we all postpone and cancel our epic travel plans to go to faraway places no thanks to Coronavirus, I was searching for interesting staycations in the Los Angeles area when I discovered Getaway House. As exciting as the city is, sometimes you just need to get away, but not too far because, money. I was specifically looking for places to get back in touch with nature, because the healing power of nature is very very real. Hello forest bathing!
What do bloggers actually do all day? For anyone curious about what I actually do all day as a green beauty blogger and my full time blogger schedule, this is for you.
Managing a blog requires a lot of different skills including writing, editing, photography, social media management, and learning how to run a successful business. While it doesn’t look like a respectable or demanding profession from the outside, I actually find myself working longer hours than I did at my corporate job. The flipside is that I get to make my own schedule, work from anywhere and take days off if I choose to.
The QYKSonic ZOE is my go-to facial cleansing device and I could not imagine my skincare routine without this gamechanging “skinnovation” that does so much more than cleanse. I have both the QYKSonic ZOE Bliss and ZOE Plus and will cover how to use QYKSonic ZOE and compare both devices in this review. The Orange County, California based company first reached out to me in 2018, so I’ve been using this device for almost 2 years now. As always, my affiliated QYKSonic ZOE discount code OBL saves.
Silk Therapeutics is a clean, clinical-grade skincare line powered by their own Activated Liquid Silk and formulated with 12 ingredients or less. I first introduced my skin to Silk Therapeutics summer 2019 and am sharing my Silk skincare review for those of you who attracted to simple and effective natural skincare.
I created the ultimate Organic Beauty buying guide to help anyone looking to price compare and shop the best organic and natural skincare products. In this clean beauty shopping guide you’ll find skincare products that range from affordable at less than $10 to hyper-luxe at $300 in nearly 20 different skincare categories. Whether you’re looking for a cheap face scrub or the best organic anti-aging skincare routine, you‘re sure to find some natural beauty inspiration in this ultimate organic skincare shopping resource.
Looking for effective organic hair care? After using Evolvh products for years I’m finally getting around to documenting my thoughts on the world wide web. A luxury natural haircare brand based out of the Bay area, Evolvh has certainly evolved a lot over the years with many new additions to their expanding line.
They also switched to an all-natural grapefruit essential oil fragrance!
What I appreciate about Evolvh Hair products is that instead of using ingredients that simply coat the hair to make it “look” healthy, they use ingredients that are backed by science to meet the molecular needs of strands at their very core. They are also a “no nasties” committed brand that is:
I’ve been using the Bellasonic electric nail file for the past few months and wanted to share a quick Bellasonic review for anyone interested in this new nail tool. The Bellasonic nail grooming system features patented oscillating back-and-forth movement using 4 interchangeable round discs. Each disc serves to either shape, smooth, buff or shine nails.
I recently discovered the Hey Dewy portable humidifier and was curious to see for myself why celebrity esthetician Shani Darden uses it. I saw it was already sold at Revolve and Urban Outfitters, but couldn’t find any real reviews. I don’t typically review devices, but I thought a Hey Dewy review might help anyone considering whether to purchase or not.
Even with the thousands of CBD brands that have popped up in the last few years alone, my favorite clean CBD skincare brand remains Code Of Harmony. I first met Code Of Harmony at Indie Beauty Expo Los Angeles a few years ago and have been hooked ever since! Based out of Long Beach, California with their very own spa called The Skin Lab nestled downtown, Code Of Harmony crafts clean, small-batch CBD skincare with bespoke formulas developed by founder Janet Schriever.
If you have brassy blonde, brunette, highlighted or gray hair, this natural and organic purple shampoo review is for you. I’ve found the best natural purple shampoo for blondes (and best blue shampoo for brunettes) you can buy. And I have the before and after photos to prove it! Brighter blonde, ashy brunette and silver gray hair days are ahead.
An organic purple shampoo (and blue shampoo for orange hair) has been missing in clean beauty for a long time. When Rahua purple shampoo launched, its pale shade didn’t have me convinced, and other “organic” purple shampoos contained toxins I wanted to avoid. I needed the best purple toner product that would effectively fix brassiness without a ton of toxic ingredients.
Thanks to Los Angeles-based clean hair care brand Kavella, there isn’t just a natural purple shampoo that actually works, they’ve also made blue, red and copper ones for brunettes and redheads. Plus this purple hued color toning shampoo is vegan, cruelty-free, comes in an eco friendly bottle made from sugarcane and uses organic ingredients.
In this natural purple shampoo review I’ll explain:
Why you need purple shampoo
Why you should choose a clean purple shampoo
How to choose between blue shampoo vs purple shampoo
How to use purple shampoo
My personal experience with Kavella products with before and after
You’ll also find a Kavella Discount Code to save you money at the end. (So far I’ve gotten great feedback from everyone who’s given these a try based on my recommendation.)