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How to Choose Your Perfect Shade of Red Lipstick

The red lipstick guide, How to choose your perfect shade of red lipstick

I came across an article recently on one of the internet's favorite sites targeted to young women about the "secret" to feeling super confident in red lipstick. The piece included a slide show with makeup tips for how to properly include a bold, red lip.

Zero-waste, pH-balanced shampoo bars

Safe and sustainable pH balanced shampoo bars, Ethique

In a world that created The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a plastic trash island twice the size of Texas, it's about time that zero-waste products get some buzz.

Sustainable and Ethical Gift Guide

The holidays are a time for spreading joy through giving, both the tangible and intangible. However, finding thoughtful somethings for everyone on your list can be stressful, especially when trying to be eco-conscious. And, not to pile on, but if you're planning to buy online, many shops are quickly approaching their deadlines for guaranteed shipping by Christmas.

Not to worry! All your troubles will be miles away with this brief list of last minute, sustainable, ethical gift ideas:

5 Experiential Gifts for Mother's Day

5 experiential gifts for mother's day

Red alert! One of the most important holidays of the year is right around the corner. That's right, Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 12. If you're still spinning your wheels looking for that perfect something, try a gift that helps make a memory instead. 

9 Reasons Why NTB is Perfect Mom Makeup

9 Reasons why Naked Truth Beauty is the Perfect Mom Makeup

The ritual of makeup is one that changes over time, influenced by beauty trends, new techniques, or – for many of us – becoming a mom.

How to Choose a Good Sunscreen

I wrote previously about most everything you could ever want to know about sunscreen. Check that out here.

What's in our bag for the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year, so we're preparing to celebrate our nation's Independence all week! Here's what we'll be stocking in our bags to be ready for any fête that comes our way.

Fourth of July makeup essentials, Arwen pearl highlighter, and Wednesdays hot pink red lip and cheek multistick color

The Best Non-Toxic Changing Table Pad

If you missed the social media announcement, surprise! We welcomed the arrival of our Naked Truth Baby in February, and she is the new light of my world, and an excellent little helper (okay, still working on the latter one.).

Top 5 Clean Personal Care Products of 2017

Oh my, what a year it's been! There's a lot to talk about, but I'm going to keep it simple and share a few products that made my year a little healthier, a little easier, and a little more glamorous. So, without further ado... 

My Favorite Healthy Personal Care Products of 2017

Top 5 clean personal care products of 2017

How to fade acne scars quickly and without toxic ingredients

How to Fade Acne Scars Naturally, Easily, and Gently

Acne. What a sinister word. As if dealing with active breakouts weren't enough, there's the scarring, and the more traumatizing the breakout, the worse the scarring. Sure, that makes sense, but it's still cruel.

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