Vapour Organic Beauty


Green beauty skeptics – meet your match!

You probably already know this by now but if you’re new to my blog (welcome!): I have an unhealthy obsession with all things skin care. I have struggled with hormonal breakouts on and off for the past couple of years which means that I have become extremely picky about what types of products I use on my face. They have to be pure and potent and make a difference in how my skin looks and feels as fast as possible. So when I read about Vapour Organic Beauty‘s claim that their make-up combines skin care and color in one, I was a bit (OK, a lot!) doubtful.

What makes Vapour different from other beauty companies? Vapour uses only natural, healthy, and minimally processed ingredients of which at least 70% are organic and 30% are comprised of mineral pigments and essential oils. Vapour cosmetics are super concentrated using no fillers, so they last much longer than products that are primarily water based. Their unique formulas deliver antioxidants and feed your skin with essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. In addition, Vapour uses only organic plant oils that do not clog pores or cause breakouts. These oils allow skin to breathe and over time, can even balance oily skin by breaking the pattern of over-active sebum production. Sounds ah-mazing, right?

But does Vapour’s performance live up to their promises? Read on…

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Pumpkin Turmeric Green Smoothie


Ditch the pumpkin spice latte already and drink this instead!

You may have seen it on social media before or it may come to you as a complete surprise but Starbuck’s pumpkin spice latte does not contain any pumpkin. I repeat – no pumpkin whatsoever! What it does contain is an ungodly amount of sugar, caramel coloring (which is considered a carcinogen), artificial flavors and preservatives. Yuck!

So, if you’re craving more fall flavors (and possibly even have some ingredients left over from making my Breakfast Cookies last week) why not concoct a pumpkin turmeric green smoothie today? It conveniently increases your daily fruit and veggie intake and gives you an extra dose of antioxidants all while satisfying your sweet tooth. Healthy indulgence, mamas! Still didn’t believe it could be done, did ya?

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