Natural Product Review: Inlight Super-food Mask

Last month I attended a tradeshow where I received a small sample of Inlight SuperFood Mask, which is 100% organic and free from synthetics and chemical fragrances. The brand is based in the UK but has its eyes set on expansion, and after trying this mask, I think this is definitely a company destined for…

Couture Fashion Week New York Recap: Opera Recycles

On Saturday September 9, I attended the Opera Recycles runway presentation by Opera Carolina. The show was part of Couture Fashion Week New York’s 26th season and held in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan. I was excited to see this presentation, as the concept is completely innovative. The company developed…

NYFW Recap: Fashion Palette: Australian RTW SS18 Collections

When I first started attending fashion shows I remember being amazed at how short the shows were. I think I over-glamorized the industry, which don’t get me wrong, is absolutely fabulous. But, I expected a fashion presentation to be this 30-minute-long extravaganza, and quickly realized that a designer can only introduce so much new clothing…

NYFW Recap: MAJ DESIGNS S|S 18′ Runway Show

On Tuesday, I attended the fashion show of MAJ Designs, produced by AMCONYC. The show featured beautiful dresses and 2-pieces, including a show-stopping white and blue ballgown, which billowed down the runway with an ethereal flow. The dress, along with several other pieces in the collection, was embroidered with an elegant floral pattern design that…

NYFW Recap: Runa Ray’s S/S 2018

Last week I attended Runa Ray’s fashion presentation which made being eco-conscious chic, with whimsical, freely flowing pieces. Various species of plants were pressed into the silks and cottons, while other pieces were organically dyed with natural ingredients such as turmeric and pomegranate peels. The show ended with a show-stopping gown called “The Bleeding Dress,”…

NYFW Recap: S/S Indonesian 2018 Diversity Show

Last week I attained the Spring/Summer Indonesian Diversity show at NYFW at The Dream hotel in Chelsea. The amazing show featured five Indonesian designers, who presented their luxury collections, two of which featured models wearing traditional headwear. I created a video of the presentations by Vivi Zubedi and Dian Pelangi, which you can view on…

Proctor & Gamble Becomes First Company To Disclose Fragrance Ingredients

Turn over the bottle of almost any beauty product and you will see “fragrance” listed on the ingredients list. But, what you may not know is “fragrance” may be a combination of several chemicals that are linked to health concerns. Very few brands actually disclose what is included in the fragrance concoctions they use in…

Top Brands Seen at Indie Beauty Expo 2017

Post by Jolevette We here at Mixed Ego are all about getting the word out about natural and organic beauty. So, it was only fitting that we paid a visit to the 2017 Indie Beauty Expo where many of the all-natural and organic beauty suppliers shared their products to the masses. With three large rooms…

Woman Wins $417 Mil After Claiming Baby Powder Gave Her Cancer

Talc used in Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder could cause cancer, at least that what a Los Angeles judge believes, finding the company guilty of “failing to adequately warn users of the cancer risks of the talc in its baby powder.” After being diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, 63-year-old Eva Echeverria, who had been using…

Women of color Exposed to More Toxic Chemicals in Beauty

Women of color are being exposed to higher levels of toxins in their beauty products, versus their white counterparts, according to a new study by the The American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). This may be due to pressures to meet certain standards of beauty perpetuated in society, leading to the purchase of products…

Natural Beauty Brand Spotlight: Revival Body Care

Last week I attended Beauty2, a new tradeshow that showcases some amazing new brands that are hoping to be added to your beauty routine. One of the brands that stood out to me is Revival Body Care. The founder, Nicole, created the line of body and hair care products using natural ingredients and essential oils,…