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It's called BALANCE, am I right?!


It seems like, for the past year beauty enthusiasts have been just as excited by cutting edge innovations in skincare as the use of ancient facial tools, used in line with time honoured traditions. We’re talking about traditional Chinese derma rollers made of jade – or other gemstones like rose quartz – which have seen […]

The Jade Roller

I don’t know about you guys, but the sweet smell of apple cinnamon, pumpkin spice, clean laundry or even a fresh Hawaiian breeze all sound like great options for how we’d like our homes to smell… right?! Nowadays you can find an air freshener for every scent you can dream of, but did you know […]

Conventional Air Freshener Alternative

Did you know that many common lip balms contain several endocrine disruptors (parabens, BHT, and chemical sunscreens), coal tar dyes linked to cancer, artificial fragrance and flavor, and petroleum-derived oils that can lock it all in? It’s full of healing + moisturizing ingredients, which include: Organic Coconut oil Organic Unrefined cocoa butter Almond oil (Hexane […]

Heavenly Botanicals

Right now, a new breed of probiotics are taking centre stage. Step forward an arsenal of topical beauty products like cleansers, moisturizers + serums, packed with the friendly bacteria that promise to soothe inflammation, strengthen the skin’s barrier and even diminish acne. Sounds legit, right? But is it really worth incorporating probiotics into your ever-expanding […]

Probiotics In Skincare

The ABBA Always Fresh Dry Shampoo is an innovative and lightweight formula that removes oil and odor while providing hair with natural texture and lift between shampoos. It’s formulated to prevent salt build-up from sweat and is the perfect post-workout dry shampoo to keep in my gym bag. “ABBA was way ahead of its time […]

ABBA Pure Performance Hair Care

I wasn’t sure what to expect when i saw this little bottle label ‘Fairy Dust’, but am oh so pleased with whats inside. What is it? In short… it’s whatever you want it to be, multi-purpose- FAIRY DUST! Light enough to use everyday as a highlighter and/or eye shadow and can easily transition to the […]


I didn’t know what to expect for my first trip to Bangkok, as the trip was quite last minute and i didn’t have a chance to do any major research- all i knew was that i would be staying there for 4 nights at Lebua State Tower (where the Hangover 2 was filmed) and that […]

Bangkok Travel Guide

From Blissful Babe to Beauty Gone Green “Back in the day people didn’t know that smoking was bad, that the sun was bad. This is the next wave,” says Kirstie Lauren, founder of Beauty Gone Green. This “next wave” is the revealing and research of harmful ingredients found in our daily skin and hair care products, […]

Conscious Connection Magazine

Meet Kirstie Lauren, the Founder of Beauty Gone Green Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo. Born in Vancouver, BC and raised on the West Coast, Kirstie Lauren is passionate about making the world a shade greener. […]

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