Welcome to another installment ofÂ #BeautyByTheStarsâ€”b-glowing's very own beauty-centric horoscope. Today, we're wishing all our Gemini devotees a very happy birthday! Symbolized by the Twins, Geminis carry a special duality within them, embodying two seemingly contradictory forcesâ€”light and dark, male and female, hot and cold, good and evil. Some might view Geminis as a tangled web of paradoxes, but in truth, their dual nature makes them extremely fair, understanding and non-judgmental people. Geminis can befriend almost anyoneâ€”even their exact oppositesâ€”and are capable of understanding multiple points of view. Their interests and obsessions change often and without warningâ€”itâ€™s not out of character for a Gemini to like one thing and ..... Read more
A few weeks ago, I celebrated my birthdayâ€”the key word being â€ścelebrated.â€ť For the first time in recent memory, I was actually excited about being a year older. Up until recently, the aging process wasnâ€™t something I welcomed, let alone rejoiced over. At some point in my late 20s, I stopped looking forward to my birthday and started dreading it. And honestly, who could blame me? We live in an age-obsessed societyâ€”one that equates youth with relevancy. Like many women, I bought into the myth that â€śoldâ€ť equaled â€śbadâ€ť, and if I wasnâ€™t young, I didnâ€™t matter as much. ..... Read more
You wouldnâ€™t wear a bulky wool sweater in sweltering heat, soâ€¦what are you doing with that super thick day cream? Along with summer temps comes the seasonal beauty switch-up. Itâ€™s time to ditch those heavy, sticky, stifling winter formulas in favor of something lighter and more refreshing. Ahead, four essential summer beauty swaps. (Pssstâ€¦you can try all these products in our Summer Swaps Beauty Bundle, too!) Ditch: Cream/balm cleanser SwapÂ for: Gel cleanser We recommend: Youth to the People Age Prevention Cleanser Read more
April is Earth Month, so itâ€™s the perfect time to make some eco-conscious changes to your everyday life. From regularly recycling, to eating organically, to being more water conscious, there are a lot of little things we can do to go green and reduce our ecological footprint. Which brings us to our next point: this Earth Month, why not rethink our beauty routines, too? Whether itâ€™s swearing off parabens or choosing more earth-friendly packaging, going green can do as much good for our bodies as the Earth. If youâ€™re nervous about taking the plunge into all-natural, donâ€™t stress. Instead of performing a complete overhaul of your routine, start with a few easy changes and move up from there. Below, our top 5 ways to go green f..... Read more
April is Earth Month, which gives us an excuse to talk about one of our all-time favorite things: natural, eco-friendly beauty. Check out our roundup of all natural all-stars â€”clean products that are so efficacious, they've replaced their traditional counterparts in our daily routines. From a high-intensity highlighter to a rose-scented body oil, these Mother Nature-approved picks show that eco-conscious can be oh-so chic.