Ask Spirit: Top 5 Date Night Beauty Dos & Don'ts

Ask Spirit: Top 5 Date Night Beauty Dos & Don’ts

I’ve had my share of Valentine’s Day beauty bloopers;  too-tight spanx, lipstick on the teeth, hair going flat or poofing in the humidity (after spending two and a half hours on it).  Date Nights are what make playing dress up fun for adult girly-girls!  This Valentine’s Day, whether it’s a...
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Smells Like Spring Spirit! Fresh Natural Fragrances for Spring

Smells Like Spring Spirit! Fresh Natural Fragrances for Spring

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Loving: New RMS Beauty Cream Eye Shadow in Solar & Karma!

I’m so excitied to have RMS Beauty’s new cream eye shadow colors in Solar & Karma. Solar was reformulated as a light taupey-beige-golden-shimmer that doubles as a highlighter, and Karma is a deep charcoal color that can be used as a liquid liner, cake liner or pencil liner substitute. I’ve beed using both for a...

Introducing Whole Truth Organic Soaps and Facial Masques!

Ask Spirit: 5 Ways to Maximize Natural Makeup Performance

I know how much you love natural & organic makeup…and I know the one thing you don’t love is when it doesn’t last or look as good an hour after you’ve applied it.  While I’ve heard some great tips (some listed here), I’ve also heard, and tried, some not-so-great ones that just didn’t work.  Here...

Globetrotting Glam: Meet Ilia Beauty Founder Sasha Plavsic

  Her new line of luxury lip conditioners, ILIA BEAUTY,  flies off our shelves and can be found in nearly every green girls’ clutch.  I caught up with Ilia Beauty founder and creative director Sasha Plavsic in between jets for a girl-talk and thought you’d like to meet her! SD: It seems like every time...

Ask Spirit: Everything About Exfoliating!

Exfoliating is fun, easy, and yet a total mystery to many of us.  When do I do it? How often?  With what?  And the underlying question is; do I even need to exfoliate (or is it just fun)?  Well, essentially, no, you don’t need to. Your skin is an amazing, living thing and does a...

Look Better Naked in 3 Easy Steps with Natural & Organic Body Care

Gorgeous Holiday Makeup Looks Gone Green!

This is the perfect low-maintenance makeup look for an elegant dinner party (especially one you’re hosting!) because the eyes make the statement, while the lips are free to nosh and gab! TIPS:  The key to this classic, elegant look is expertly applied liner.   The most common mistake with this look is going too neutral with...

Ask Spirit: Winter Hydration That Wont Cause Breakouts?

One of the most frequently asked questions we get this time of year is “How do I find a winter moisturizer that will keep my hydrated but wont make me break out?” If you’re breakout-prone, like so many of us are now and then, the last thing you want to do is use a “heavier”...

Natural Makeup Test Drive: Bold & Bright – Done Just Right!

Have you ever seen a beautiful bright , funky, shiny or sparkly makeup color and been too afraid to wear it? We asked Green Makeup Artist Rebecca Casciano to show us how this year’s hot, bright natural makeup colors can work in real-life, on real women, while looking glam and gorgeous, NOT kooky or clowny! ...

What’s In Your Shower? Spirit Shows Us Hers!

Are you a voyeur like I am?  I love to peek inside the medicine cabinet.  As a beauty boutique owner, I’m asked all the time what I really use.  I know I’d love to look in your shower so here’s a look in mine. Here in NYC, bathrooms and kitchens run small, tiny, but luckily...

Try It: Faux Glow with Natural Beauty Bronzers

If you want a safe, simple way to look tan without the sun, bronzer can be a great addition to your beauty routine. It’s easy to apply, to remove, and can be used to sculpt features and rejuvenate the look of the face. This is the best time of year to get into bronzed, glowing...