Natalie Lynn Borton

Natalie is a blogger, editor, wife, dog mom and pregnant mama of a real, live human baby (due in September!) named Jack. A lover of the written word, avocados, beach picnics and champagne, she believes that beauty comes from who we are—not what we look like—and lives life accordingly. You can find her sharing honest talk about beauty, style, wellness and life at Thoughts By Natalie.

Beauty Food: Avocado

This is part of our Beauty Food series. Click here to catch up on previous posts. Nature’s butter: that’s the name I use for the creamy, green, pear-shaped fruit we…

Bringing the Spa to Your Home

The spa is a place of relaxation, serenity and peace—three things most of us probably need more of in our lives. Light fragrance, fluffy towels, pretty storage containers and soothing…

Beauty Food: Figs

Darling believes that beauty is more than skin deep; it’s a complex attribute encompassing mind, body and soul. This is the first in a series of articles on what we…

No Shoes Required

Have you ever moved to a new city and felt uncomfortable or completely out of place? I recently did, exchanging the beachy, moderate city of San Diego for hot and…

Solutions for Bad Hair Days

We’ve all been there: we sleep through our alarm clock and wake up feeling groggy and frazzled. We look over at our phone to check the time only to see…

Safe Beauty: Paraben-Free Products to Try

Last month Monica Dadivanian wrote The Dirty Word in the Business of Beauty, warning of the dangers posed to us by parabens—potentially “dangerous additive[s] that our previously beloved beauty products contain…