HiBeautiful: Anti-Aging Health Skin Care Products & More

Conscious Skincare

We’ve been on a mission to find quality, organic and environmentally-friendly products to offer you. We’re pretty picky, and during our search, we found a wonderful line called Conscious Skincare. Here’s the skinny on them and their products. About Conscious Skincare Conscious Skincare is an exciting and vibrant new company from Wales, U.K. offering carefully created and designed products to benefit all skin types. They use the latest scientific discoveries from nature to create a skin boosting product range. Years…
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Lunasea Botanicals

We’ve worked long and hard scouring resources to find quality organic and environmentally-friendly products bring to you. And, we’ve tested them. Our fussiness has paid off in finding Lunasea Botanicals. Here’s the scoop on them and their products. About Lunasea Botanicals Lunasea Botanicals’ is an all-natural, organic and handmade bath, body and skincare line that is formulated by a certified herbalist.  That means, their products smell fantastic! Enjoy the healing effects of aromatherapy while cleansing, toning and firming your skin….
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Skin Benefits of Raw Honey

Before my wedding, I broke out all over my face–a bride’s worst nightmare. I immediately went to a local spa which offers natural product facials for help. Knowing I had days before the big event, the aesthetician recommended I use raw honey to gently heal my acne. This sounded too bizarre to be true, so I asked her a ton of questions and then decided to try it. It should be noted that not all honey is created equal. Most…
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Autumn Ingredient DIY Skin Care

Take some time for yourself by indulging in one (or all!) of these amazing at-home skin care recipes that will give you a taste of fall year-round. Autumn signals a time to begin slowing down as the days shorten, the temperature drops and Mother Nature puts on a fanciful foliage show.   APPLE-CIDER VINEGAR Great for blocked pores, unprocessed and unheated organic apple-cider vinegar–which is a light brown, cloudy liquid—helps prevent inflammation and contains malic acid a natural alpha-hydroxy acid,…
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Nature’s Miracle: Tamanu Oil

The Tamanu tree is typically found in the Pacific and Asian Tropical regions, and the oil produced by mechanically crushing the dried nuts has multiple uses—both medicinal and beauty-related—exhibiting amazing properties. Tamanu Oil is extremely healing because in addition to possessing many antioxidants, it is antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory. Research shows that Tamanu Oil is a strong anti-inflammatory and for that reason, it is used for rheumatism, eczema and other inflammatory skin conditions. The oil also helps skin regenerate…
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Natural Skin & Hair Care with Camellia Oil

I’m always on the hunt for pure, natural ingredients that I can incorporate into my skin and haircare routines. And, while on this search, I’ve come across Camellia oil. Also called tea seed oil, Camellia oil, comes from the Camellia Sinesis plant, a wild flower that grows in China and Japan. The seeds from the fruit are cold pressed to create an oil that is rich in vitamins A, B, and E, monounsaturated fats, plant collagen and antioxidants. It has…
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The Versatility of Rhassoul Clay

While cleaning my cabinets, I came across my pouch of tried-and-true Rhassoul clay. I’ve used it for the past several years as an occasional mask, but I was excited to discover it has so many more uses. Rhassoul Clay has a fine texture that easily mixes with water, and has a higher ratio of silica, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and other trace minerals compared to other clays, making it very nourishing to the skin. Rhassoul clay comes from Morocco and has…
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Natural Skincare: Coffee & Bananas

Being beautiful doesn’t mean having to spend lots of money at a crowded store. You can find manypampering products right in the convenience of your own kitchen. Here, I will let you in on my favorite two products for a homemade makeover: coffee and bananas. Coffee This well-known bean is touted by some for its great topical cellulite reducing properties. Make a simple at-home exfoliant by mixing used coffee grounds with a little shower gel. When in the bath or…
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Homemade vs Store-Bought Facial Peels: Who Wins?

If you’d like to buy local, go green and save a little money, making your own organic skin care might be a fun and easy way to do it. We have been comparing organic, store-bought masks with homemade ones and want to find out if you still get the same results. Is organic skin care all the same no matter where you get it? We used the Papaya Enzyme Mask Recipe we have on the site to compare to store-bought…
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Astara Botanical Cleansing Gelee: Product Review

If you have slightly oily or combination skin, this just might be the cleanser for you. The Astara Cleansing Gelee does a very fine job at cleaning deeply with just water and has a light citrus scent. Astara Skin Care prides itself on feeding the skin the proper nutrients from foods. All of their products are natural, raw and in my opinion, work. What you will first notice when using this cleanser is how little you have to use (a…
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10 Organic Skin Care Ingredients That Firm & Tone

You’d like a smooth, ageless face, but also want to consider the environment. What should you be looking for? If you lather pineapple, papaya and egg on your face, is that effective and worth the effort? Here are 10 organic ingredients that have long-term benefits: Vitamin A (Retinol, Tretinoin and Retinyl Palmitate) – Very effective at reducing fine lines and wrinkles, improving skin tone and exfoliating the skin. Vitamin A tends to dry the skin out and is often used…
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Organic Skin Care – Alaska Glacial Mud Mask: Product Review

Completely sustainable and 100% organic, Alaska Glacial Mud is a fine example of how skin care can be – good for you and good for the environment. Alaska Glacial Mud products are hand harvested from Alaskan glaciers, replenished every year and mixed with organic essential oils and vitamins. No synthetic dyes or fragrances are used. The Alaska Glacial Mud Mask comes in three scents – lavender -peppermint, vanilla – lavender and unscented. Each one of them has an earthy undertone…
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The Numerous Beauty Uses of Olive Oil

You consider it good for food, but on your body? You’d be surprised at the many uses of olive oil and how effective it actually is. If you’re tight on cash or just want a way to go green, this is a perfect way to do it. Olive Oil can be used as a: Skin Moisturizer: Whether applied to face or body, olive oil will penetrate deep into the skin and provide a long-lasting shield of moisture to keep skin…
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5 Ways You Can Afford Organic Skin Care

1. Raid your kitchen – Get back in to basics while doing your body and the planet good. The following ingredients are readily available, cheap and they work! – Olive Oil – Some swear by no other moisturizer than this; in fact, I’ve used nothing but organic [cold-pressed] olive oil to cleanse and moisturize my face for the last 2 years and my skin looks and feels great. It’s also an excellent eye makeup remover. To use as a body…
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6 Organic Skin Care Ingredients in Your Kitchen

1. Olive Oil – In addition to being a natural, hypoallergenic way to moisturize skin, extra virgin olive oil has the added advantage of providing strong antioxidants. Vitamins A and E help repair and renew skin that has been damaged and stimulate cells to return skin to a firmer, smoother, and healthier state. There are numerous uses for olive oil, so many that it has its own post – “The Many Uses of Oilve Oil in Skin Care”. 2. Oatmeal…
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Top 5 Organic Beauty Necessities

Worried about toxins and what you are applying to your skin? Change these 5 items to pack the biggest punch to your toxic bathroom cabinet. Cosmetic companies don’t have required safety testing and can use any chemical in their products making it important for you to take charge of what is going on the biggest organ you have – your skin. 5 Products to Change: 1. Body Lotions, Moisturizers and SPFs: These should be your highest priority for change. Your…
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Natural vs. Organic – What’s the Difference?

Every day, we see “greener” products for our families and the planet. We see “environmentally-safe” products and green labels coming at us in magazines, on TV and at the grocery store. What do those product labels mean? What is the difference between “natural” and organic”? You might expect a product labeled “pure and natural” to be, well … pure and natural. You might be in for a surprise. Unlike the food industry, there are no legal standards for organic or…
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