3 Beauty Books to Cozy Up with this Winter

3 Beauty Books to Cozy Up with this Winter

If you’re a beauty obsessive like me, you likely spend quite a bit of your time and money indulging yourself on all things beauty. For me, this includes books. I love hearing different opinions and advice on all things beauty and I’m that much more likely to settle down with a good book when that book is telling me how to get glowing skin. These books also make a great gift or stocking stuffer as well with the holidays quickly approaching!

After careful consideration, I give you the three beauty-related books you need to cozy up with this winter:

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Reviewed: Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Spot Treatment

Reviewed: Neutrogena Light Therapy Acne Spot Treatment

If you keep up with the latest and greatest in beauty technology, you’ve probably heard of the new-ish Neutrogena Light Therapy line. Neutrogena first came out with their Light Therapy Acne Mask which, to my surprise, received mostly positive reviews. Then, Neutrogena scaled it down by coming out with a targeted Light Therapy Acne Spot Treatment for individual pimples and for the purposes of this blog, I decided to try it out.

My breakouts are mostly hormonal in and around my chin area, so I felt the light mask would be a bit of a waste and possibly too harsh for the rest of my face. The pen however, seemed like it would better suit my needs. I’ve been using this spot treatment for almost two months at this point, so I think I am officially qualified to give it a review.

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Four Things You Really Need to Know Before Using Essential Oils

Four Things You Really Need to Know Before Using Essential Oils

Essential Oils: basically the foundation of “natural” beauty. Essential oils almost always have a place in organic beauty, from skincare to fragrance and beyond. Ask any celebrity that uses natural skincare what their secret is to glowing skin and chances are, they’ll name at least a few essential oils in their regimen.  Continue reading “Four Things You Really Need to Know Before Using Essential Oils”

Going Natural: Deodorant Edition

Going Natural: Deodorant Edition

Today’s topic: natural deodorant. The argument for natural (non-toxic) deodorants is mostly based on aluminum. Deodorants and antiperspirants typically go hand in hand and aluminum (or aluminum salts) is the active ingredient in most, if not all, antiperspirants. It’s the ingredient that keeps you dry. Aluminum in antiperspirants has raised concerns for its potential link to numerous diseases, from breast cancer to Alzheimer’s. Parabens and phthalates are among the other questionable ingredients that are cause for concern.
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Kiehl’s Skincare Staples

Kiehl’s Skincare Staples

Welcome to Rosie Jo! This is it, the first post. The first is always the hardest right? We’ll go with that. I am so excited to finally launch this website and be able to share the things that I love (or don’t love) with others.

Anyways, on to the good stuff. This is the first but definitely not the last time my love for Kiehl’s skin care will come up on this blog.
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