honey

Portland Bee Balm Giveaway!

I’ve paired up with Portland Bee Balm to help my lovely followers keep their lips hydrated! We are giving away 4 of their delicious lip balms (2 unscented & 2 oregon mint). Each lip balm is handmade with three simple ingredients: local Oregon beeswax, organic coconut oil, and organic olive oil. I’ve been using mine… Continue Reading

Bee Pollen + Berry Smoothie.

Keeping in line with the honey theme this week…these little bee pollen granules absolutely stole my heart! Aren’t they so cute? I love adding a sprinkle of bee pollen to my smoothies, it has a lovely sweet and floral taste with a soft chewy texture. Bee pollen is an incredible superfood with so many wonderful… Continue Reading

Raw Manuka Honey Face Mask.

I wrote a post on honey face masks just over a year ago when I first started using honey regularily on my skin. (You can view the post here if you’d like, it includes more of a step-by-step process). Over the past year I’ve tried several different varieties and brands of honey, but just recently I’ve discovered something amazing. Wedderspoon’s… Continue Reading

Morning Skincare Duo.

Antipodes is a New Zealand based all natural skin-care line. They use several high-quality organic ingredients and make beautiful products. The first two products I ordered from them are the Juliet Skin-Brightening Cleanser and the Apolstle Skin-Brightening Serum. I use both of these in my morning routine to cleanse and prep my skin for the day…. Continue Reading

DIY: Honey Face Mask.

Honey. ©LaurenBurkitt

Have you done a honey face mask? They are amazing. I love the sweet aroma of honey, it has such a warm and cozy feeling. Honey is a natural moisturizer and it’s antibacterial properties will fight against skin irritations and blemishes. I use an unpasteurized raw honey for my face masks so my skin can soak up as… Continue Reading