Summer Packing List, Episode 59

It’s finally summer and we are hitting the road! Check out what we’re packing in our bags. Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Alchemist Focal Banger Toiletry Bag Alison YTTP face wash YTTP superfood moisturizer Drunk Elephant c-firma Vitamin C serum Drunk Elephant C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream Caudalie Resveratrol Lift Firming Serum Coola […]

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Sun, Skin, Sunscreen, Episode 58

If you haven’t yet made the switch to safer sunscreen, listen in as we talk through the latest studies that have the FDA paying attention, our take on the Vitamin D vs. sunscreen issue, and our latest favorite products. DISCLAIMER: The views in this podcast are our opinions based on personal experience and our research and […]

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In the News: Dairy Pride, Menstrual Cups, AB 495, Episode 55

Deep in the recesses of Larisa’s newsfeed… updates on the Dairy Pride Act, new studies on menstrual cups, and Assembly Bill 495. Links Mentioned in this Episode: Episode 39: The Not So Funny Stuff on Larisa’s Newsfeed Dairy Pride Act Press Release Study Journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology: Impact of Currently Marketed Tampons and Menstrual […]

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Going Crunchy? Getting Started with Skincare, Episode 49

It’s tough to switch entirely over to natural skincare, so join us as we share the top ingredients to avoid to get you started.  Links mentioned in this episode: What we’re drinking: Lawson’s Finest Liquids Sip of Sunshine IPA Ingredients to avoid: Fragrance/Parfum Phthalates Phthalates ban in children’s products Retinyl palmitate, retinyl acetate, retinoic acid […]

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What’s in my nail polish?!, Episode 47

Nothing makes us feel more put together than having our nails painted. But unfortunately conventional nail polish is chock full of chemicals that we’d sooner avoid. Links mentioned in this episode:

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Greening Up Our Skincare Routine, Episode 37

After our last skincare episode, Larisa did a deep-dive on Alison’s skincare to assess how clean and green the ingredients were. Spoiler alert: they needed some work. Tune in to see what she’s changed and how she’s liking it! Links mentioned in this episode: * Larisa approved products NOTE: Not all products are genuine when […]

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Getting the Markle Sparkle, Episode 32

Now dubbed the ‘Markle sparkle’, women all over the world are trying to recreate Meghan Markle’s signature perfectly polished everyday look.  Hang with us as we talk through her essential products and find out how they stack up to Larisa’s clean makeup rules.  Featured image courtesy of Vanity Fair. Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink […]

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Beauty Products: Bodycare, Episode 29

We’ve talked skincare, we’ve talked about makeup, but what about the rest of us? On this episode, we go head to toe and share our favorite products for bodycare. Links Mentioned in the Episode: * Larisa approved products NOTE: Not all products are genuine when purchased through Amazon. All products below are linked to authorized […]

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Sunscreen, Episode 28

It’s finally spring!  UV rays are going strong no matter what time of year and daily sun protection is essential.  Chemical vs. Physical.  Lotion vs Spray.  The case for not wearing sunscreen – what?!  Let’s discuss! Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink Recipe: Coconut Lime Mint Cucumber Cooler The case for not wearing sunscreen (not […]

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The Nitty Gritty on Natural Deodorant, Episode 22

Let’s talk all things natural deodorant!  Why should you switch to a natural product?  What ingredients should you avoid?  What happens when you still stink?  We’ll give you our best tips for making the switch and touch on which products are out star favorites! Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Blue Hawaiian Our favorites: PiperWai Paste and PiperWai […]

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