3 Alternatives to Toxic Products

3 Alternatives to Toxic Products

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3 Alternatives to Toxic Products By this point you already know that I don't go au naturale with every product I use (call me when someone makes a decent natural makeup line). But I am aware of harmful chemicals and like to minimize my usage of products with cancer causing ingredients, call me crazy. If you haven't already dumped the traditional versions of these 3 products, the time is now! ] This one started with a random text from my mom about a year ago ...you really need to switch to organic tampons uh ok, why?... In the moment I assumed it was just another one of my mom's spur of the moment fads she loves to throw at me every couple weeks. But then I realized I had never really…
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What’s in my carry-on bag?

What’s in my carry-on bag?

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  1. Empty Water Bottle (to be filled after going through security) 2. Sunglasses 3. Passport/Identification Cards 4. Protein Bars 5. Wallet 1. Deodorant 2. Mints/Gum/Breath Spray 3. Hair Ties 4. Tampons (Yes, I've linked tampons for you, please do some research and consider switching to an all-natural brand) 5. Nail File 6. Travel Size Perfume (Not to be put on until after flight out of courtesy to other passengers) 7. Hydrating Facial Mist 1. Eye Lash Curler (After sleeping with your face mask on, trust me you'll need this) 2. Facial Cleansing Wipes 3. Mascara 4. Lotion (hand and face- travel friendly) 5. Lip Balm 6. Pressed Powder Foundation 1.Powdered Greens (Just add water- A healthy alternative to the drinks offered on the plane and helps keep your immune system strong) 2.…
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Your Own Kind of Beautiful- Why do I keep saying that?!

Your Own Kind of Beautiful- Why do I keep saying that?!

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If you've spent any amount of time on my site or my Instagram, you will have noticed that I encourage you to "embrace your own kind of beautiful" over and over again. This isn't just a nice sentiment I've used to fill space, it's truly the main thing I want each and every person to take away from my blog. When I decided I wanted to start Monet Lee Beauty I was faced with the idea that the main principal people may take away from it would be that without all of the products and material 'things' that I talk about, they wouldn't be beautiful. This made me feel incredibly uncomfortable because I LOVE seeing women who embrace and love themselves and wouldn't want to be another reason for someone…
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What to wear to 5 different types of weddings

What to wear to 5 different types of weddings

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Wedding dress codes can be tricky. Especially when they're happening in barns, on the beach, in ballrooms... It's hard to know exactly what to wear to a wedding these days! Here are a few dresses that I've been lusting after and what 'kind' of wedding I would wear them to. 1. Bohemian Free People Guilded Floral Dress The options are endless at a bohemian wedding, the whole point is to be free-spirited and comfortable. The goal here is to find a dress that makes you feel that way. Something really trendy would be appropriate at this wedding. 2. Garden Privacy Please Fillmore Dress Think feminine, soft colors, flowy (maybe floral?). Refrain from a basic summer dress and make sure it has a little for formality to it. 3. Beach  Asos …
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