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Major Sale Alerts: Get Your Shopping Game On!

Holidays mean spending time with loved ones, eating till your pants unbutton, donating to charities and a ton of sales to take advantage of. Whether you are looking to stock up on your favorite lip gloss, are in need of some warm winter clothing or need to get basics for the household, this is a fantastic time to do so.http://healthysmartliving.com/?p=1287&preview=true NYX Makeup Ricky’s is having a sweet sale on one of our favorite cruelty-free brands, NYX. Items start at only $1.50! Get your holiday face on or use these as fantastic stocking stuffers. Mineral Stick Foundation, Was $10, Now $5 Butter Lipstick in Moonlit Night, Was $6.50, Now $1.60 NYX LipLustre in Rustic Mirage, Was $7, Now $1.75   ASOS ASOS features a bunch of basics as well as trendy items that are...

Stay Healthy In The Colder Weather

Getting the cold or flu is such a drag. There are a few things that you can do to stay on the up and up as the weather gets colder and germs are going around everywhere. Add these small tweaks into your routine and we wouldn’t be surprised it you stayed fresh and healthy all through the fall and winter seasons. 1. Vitamin D Make sure to get in some vitamin D to boost your immune system. Since you are probably getting in less sun, compensate in other ways. Take a vitamin D pill, drink some milk, eat some shrimp, add in sardines to your salads, and look for food that it fortified with it.   2. Smoothies We are BIG fans of smoothies when they are packed with quality ingredients. Don’t...

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...

Get On It: Goop’s Having A 40% Off Sale

Goop is typically known for its pricey wares that are suppose to be life-changing, or at least help you channel a Patrow-esque way of life. They’re having a 40% off sale at the Goop shop right now, so you can get some quality products with much lower price tags. If you’re short on time, keep scrolling to see our top picks for what to snatch up ASAP before they’re sold out. Murchison-Hume x goop Clean Kit, Was $29, Now $17 We are major fans of cleaners that don’t contain harsh chemicals, especially if you have animals or kiddies running around. This collaboration features two elegant scents: Original Fig and Australian White Grapefruit Sodashi Enzyme Face Polish, Was $121, Now $73 Give your face a quick refresher every week with...

Camp Ready: Eddie Bauer Has Got You Covered

Feeling a bit stressed? Yep! We totally get it. It’s about that time where we just want to pack up and get away from it all. With Mother Nature warming up, trees turning green, and how the air has a certain freshness to it, we are itching to get away and get some camping in. Whether for a weekend or for a week, getting out there with nature always helps us unwind and reconnect with loved ones. Bonus is that it is much cheaper and easier to plan than some other vacations. Eddie Bauer is a trusted name in the sporting world, and they have some quality camping gear to help you get stocked up for your trip. Check out some of our editor picks to...

Aromatherapy Essential: Plant Therapy Synergy Oils

       Synergy is kind of a fancy word, don’t you think? When we were introduced to Plant Therapy’s Synergies line, we were intrigued, simply by the word. The entire line is filled with beautifully blended concoctions of 100% natural and cruelty-free ingredients that are thought to increase everything from energy to clarity. There are multiple ways to use essential oils, such as with carrier oils or in aromatherapy diffusers, so be sure to read the directions on the proper ways to use them. This way, you can get the most benefits out of them. In the event you would like to purchase an aromatherapy diffuser, they carry a variety at PlantTherapy.com. See what our editors are stocking up on that can come in handy at any...

Me, Me, Me! How To Achieve ‘Me’ Time

  Everyone needs ‘me’ time. Being pulled in various directions on a constant basis IS NOT FUN! It is O.K. to indulge in something for yourself because it will keep you happy and sane in the long run. Whether you are overworked in the office, have children that need every second of your attention, or are a caregiver for an elderly family member, you know deep down inside that you need a break. We’re not saying that you need to book a flight to Hawaii and never come back. But if you are able to do that, more power to you! We get that people have responsibilities, which is why there are a few things that you can do everyday to get in that ‘me’ time, if...

4 Tips For A More Natural Home

Sure people think about what they put in their bodies and may make changes to eat healthier, but sometimes people forget to look around their home to see what can be done for a better living environment. With so many different cleaning supplies that are extremely toxic, it got us thinking. What can we do to create a more natural home environment, with products that won’t make a big footprint on the environment either? We came up with some finds that you can easily incorporate into your current routine ASAP. We already have! Biokleen Biokleen is one company we can get behind. They create plant-based, toxic-free products for the home, such as laundry detergent and floor cleaners. We are currently obsessing over their Sport Laundry Liquid will truly...

Web Roundup: Our Favorite Stories

The web is a magical place. It’s bursting full of delectable recipes, genius hacks and beauty reviews that I cannot stop clicking through. See some of the most useful and must-read stories that I recently spotted. Blueberry Baked Oatmeal It looks so pretty and wholesome, how could we not share this? With this baked oatmeal recipe, you’ll find yourself eating well for a whole week. You could even make them in cupcake or muffin tins to grab and go every morning. Cruelty Free Beauty Brands at Sephora Since I’ve been on a cruelty-free beauty kick, this list has been a godsend. It makes shopping at one of my favorite beauty meccas incredibly easy. I Tried a 10-Step Korean Skincare Regimen for a Week, and Here are the Results I’m a big...

5 Easy Tips for Everyday Wellness

Life is hard. We’re not sugarcoating anything. Between work, family, finances and even social media, it like we are constantly being bombarded. It’s definitely important to take care of your body, mind, and soul so that you are prepared to take each new day on. Here are some easy tips for everyday wellness. Try them out for a week and see how you feel! Make Sure to Get Enough Sleep Whether your magic number is 5 hours or 9 hours, just do it. Not only will you feel better, but you will definitely be more proactive about your day and accomplish tasks more efficiently. If you’re like me and have issues falling asleep, a good sleep mask does wonders. Earth Therapeutics Sleep Mask Black, $10 2. Put Your...