Natalie Lynn Borton

Natalie is a writer, editor and blogger who lives in north county San Diego with her hilarious and charming husband Brian and their very scruffy adopted pup Maggie. You can find her sharing honest talk about beauty, style, wellness and life at www.thoughtsbynatalie.com.

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…