Author Archives: My Green Gypsy

Miessence Body and Hair Care Products: Wonders from Down Under

A few months ago I was contacted by Erin from elyorganics.  She wanted me to try out some body and hair care products from a brand called Miessence.  I had never heard of this company, so I did a little … Continue reading

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EOS Shave Cream in Lavender Jasmine- Is it a smooth move?

A few months ago I reviewed the spherical lip balm by EOS: Evolution of Smooth. When I purchased the product from Walgreen’s, I also picked up the shave cream.  I went with the Lavender Jasmine formula because I liked the … Continue reading

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My new nail product love: Karma Organic Nail Polish Remover

When I saw this product written up in SHAPE magazine, I knew it was something I had to try and report my findings to my loyal viewersand readers. I’ve always hated the way nail polish remover smells, dries out my nails, … Continue reading

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American Apparel Nail Polish Review

Because I don’t have enough nail polish (yeah, right!), I recently purchased 6 nail polishes from American Apparel for $30 plus tax.  They offer a discount when you buy in sets of 3, so I thought that would make the … Continue reading

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Product Review: Tarte Lifted Eye Primer

About two years ago, I didn’t even know what an eyeshadow primer was, much less have it as part of my daily makeup routine.  I just accepted the fact that at the end of the day, I would have little … Continue reading

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Peachy Keen, Jelly Bean!

In my latest YouTube video, I’m wearing China Glaze’s Peachy Keen polish on my tips. It has a cream finish with no sparkle or shimmer in a juicy shade of peach/cantaloupe.  It’s very unique….I love it! I know I’m way … Continue reading

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Natural and Organic: What Exactly Does That Mean?

Shopping for natural skincare, cosmetics, and body care products can be a somewhat daunting task. Because the words “natural” and “organic” are used so loosely and without regulation (contrary to popular belief, the FDA does not regulate the sale of skin … Continue reading

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9 reasons to love summer

Besides the gorgeous warm weather, here are a few reasons why summer is my favorite time of year: 1. Watermelon. There is nothing like biting into a fresh, juicy watermelon and having the juice drip down your chin.  I love it; … Continue reading

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Bubble and Bee Organic Products- and a contest!

If you saw my YouTube video, you know how excited I am about Bubble and Bee Organic beauty products.  Now that I’ve been using the products every day for the past couple of weeks, let me just tell you….I’m obsessed!  … Continue reading

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The Story of Cosmetics

Wouldn’t it be great if there were a short, hard-hitting video about toxic chemicals in cosmetics and what their impact on our health – a video that could reach millions? It’s coming! The Story of Cosmetics, a 7-minute film from … Continue reading

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