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Health, Beauty, & Food From Around The Web

There have been some interesting stories and videos up lately, so we thought it only made sense to do a round up for you guys. Whether you are looking for some healthy food options, great workout advice, or even beauty products to add to your arsenal, you’ll find it in one of these posts! Health’s Healthiest Smoothie Orders Ordering a juice or smoothie when you’re out can have the opposite effect of what you want, IF you aren’t paying attention to what’s in each cup. In this post, Health tells us what the healthiest items to order at Robeks, Jamba Juice, and Planet Smoothie are. This way you get the most nutrition for your calories. Desi Perkins’ Flawless Skin Routine In this video, she doesn’t use any foundation, but...

Going Nuts For Kopari Beauty

Kopari beauty products intrigued us because we noticed that the price tag on the coconut melt was higher than health food store coconut oils that we are used to trying. And then we tried it and became hardcore converts. Like seriously hardcore. If you love coconut oil or have been trying to understand the hype around coconut oil, this is the brand that you should be looking into. Check out the products that we can’t stop talking about. Organic Coconut Melt, $38 This is our holy grail of coconut oils. The smell is exquisite and smells like a fresh coconut. It is made from unrefined oil from the Philippines. There is nothing artificial about it. Use this for everything from belly balm and all-over moisturizing to wrinkle cream....

Change Up Your Fruit Routine!

Fruits can be loaded with vitamins and anti-oxidants, and if you haven’t, you might want to think about venturing out of your typical buy of apples and oranges. There are so many fruits, once thought to be quite the exotic finds on the mainland, that are now becoming very commonplace. Having problems finding these items in your local markets? Asian supermarkets with produce will be your next best bet! And if you are near a Chinatown, then you will definitely have more luck finding some of these items. For those who plan on taking a trip to Hawaii, be sure to check out the farmer’s markets or road stands there for some of these fruits that are grown fresh on its islands. Durian   Dubbed with the nickname,...

Brand to Know: Votre Vu

Votre Vu is a French beauty brand known for its small-batch, cruelty-free skincare and makeup. For quite the impressive time span, the company lab has been around for over 80 years and three generations. Between the scents, ingredients, and carefully tested formulations, Votre Vu is brimming with high-quality products that you are going to love adding into your daily routine. Les Sorbet Frozen Serum, $140 This is the first time we’ve ever had to make trips to the kitchen to finish our skin-care regimen. Les Sorbet is one of the company’s most popular items and is stored in the freezer. Yes, it is cold when applied to the skin, but the effects are immediate because of that. Your face will look tighter, plumper, and firmer, right after...

Delicious Campfire Recipes

Some say that camping is a form of roughing it, but that’s just because they haven’t tried these amazingly tasty campfire dishes. With the right ingredients and tools, you can create fantastic meals without the help of a full kitchen. As long as you can get that fire going, you are good to go! Campfire tip: Having trouble starting a campfire from scratch? Cheat a little by starting the base of the fire with the help of a piece of charcoal placed underneath the kindling. If you don’t say anything, we promise that we won’t either! Fresh Off the Grid Banana Boats If you have never had banana boats before, you are going to have a new favorite dish. Banana boats are oozing with all sorts of goodness...

Cruelty-Free Holographic Makeup

Whether you call it holographic or prismatic or rainbow, there is a whole new whole of makeup out there that will make you feel and look like a magical unicorn. These products have gorgeous color and shimmer to them, and what’s amazing is that with every move that you make, the colors will reflect the light amazingly and even change color. All products being featured here are cruelty-free, so paint up your face without any guilt! Modern Minerals Infused Eyeshadow Sphere, $16 This is probably one of the fanciest eyeshadows we’ve ever laid eyes on. It’s infused with rose petal, honeysuckle, and then blended with coconut. Kat Von D Alchemist Holographic Palette, $32 There are so many ways to use this palette and you get so many colors. Wear...

Get Your Vegetarian Protein On!

One thing that we’ve noticed for those who have switched to a vegetarian or vegan diet is that sometimes they are sorely lacking when it comes to the protein department. Protein is a must to feeling full, overall good health, and getting strong and lean, versus just a skinny fat. If you’re having problems hitting your daily protein goal, try adding some of these items into your meals or snack times. Don’t know what your protein intake should be? For the average women, it is about 45-55 grams of protein a day, but to get an accurate number, click over to Health.com to calculate. 1 Egg = 6 Grams of Protein Eggs are an easy way to get in some needed protein. Poach them, scramble, them, hard boil...

Summer Sales Are On: Items To Buy Now & Use Now

Summer means sunshine, beaches, and SALES! Starting now there are some deep discounts that you are not going to want to miss out on. Check out these products to buy now and use now. Josie Maran Warm Apple Cider Argan Oil, $65 Value, Now $29 This limited-edition Sweet Apple cider body trip is a great way to buff away dead skin cells and then keep skin super hydrated. Smooth and silky skin is a must for those tank tops, shorts, and swimwear this season! Monki Metallic Plunge Swimsuit, Was $47.37, Now $33.16 The blue metallic hue of this swimsuit is incredibly unique! You will definitely be a standout when you slip into this sexy number. Old Navy Chambray Shirtdress, Was $32.94, Now $19 Shirtdresses never go out of style AND...

Tiny Giants: Modern Fitness Accessories

We get so focused on fitness outfits, that sometimes we forget that it’s the accessories can make the outfit –-- or in this case --- workout. Check out these fitness accessories that you are going to love adding to your arsenal. We’re having a major fashion meets function moment!   Fitbit Flex 2 Small Bangle Accessory, $99.95 Can’t leave the house without your Fitbit, but need something that doesn’t look so sporty and casual to go with your ensemble? This rose gold bangle casing is the perfect disguise! Sweaty Betty Weight Training Gloves, $40 Give your hands some comfort and grip with these palm fitness gloves. They are made with mesh and sweat-wicking materials. Nike Perforated Hat, $25 We know that when you work out, you actually work out. Keep cool and...

Vegan Food Everyone Will Want To Eat

Hot For Food has been churning out some mouthwatering dishes that you are going to want to chow down on ASAP. What’s incredible is that everything is vegan! At first glance you would never be able to tell. Then when you go on to try the recipes out, you can easily see how well thought out the ingredients and techniques are. The end result is hearty, well-flavored dishes, that even meat lovers will be able to get on board with. The couple behind this site are Lauren Toyota and John Diemer. Not only do they run the HotForFoodBlog.com site and multiple YouTube channels, but they also have a cookbook coming out in 2018! S’more Cookies Beautiful and golden, decadent and chunky, these s’more cookies are making our hearts...