Natural Beauty Brand to Know: FUR

So, I recently learned about FUR, which is brand that creates products that you can use “down there.” Yes, really. Their most popular item is FUR oil, an all-natural blend of lightweight oils meant to soften pubic hair and prevent ingrowns. It’s antiseptic, antimicrobial, and reduces inflammation. Oh, it can be used on the face…

Product Review: Jane Iredale Pure & Simple Makeup Kit

I was incredibly excited to receive this kit from Influenster last month. I love the mission of the Jane Iredale brand because who wouldn’t want to use makeup brand that has extra skin care benefits and uses natural ingredients? The first thing I noticed about the eye shadows and the blush is that even though…

Nontoxic Nail Salon Offers Meditation and Manicures

Post by Jolevette Upon entering Sunday’s nail salon, I noticed one main thing: no odor. There wasn’t any trace of lingering chemical fumes from nail products, which are known to cause respiratory problems, headaches and more. Instead, I inhaled clean air and fresh wood in the NoMad Manhattan studio, which seamlessly combines nail treatments with…

SW Basics Makes Beauty Products Using Only 5 Ingredients

Months ago I attended a trade show and received products from SW Basics when I stopped by their booth to learn more. The products are certified organic, cruelty free and fair trade or sourced from family farms. They’re also only made with 5 ingredients or less. The all-natural, sustainable skin care line is based in…

ORLY Debuts Nail Polish For Muslim Women

Nail polish brand, ORLY, has teamed up with MuslimGirl.com, a lifestyle website for Muslim women, to on a collection of nail polishes. The collection, #HalalPaint, features six colors that are made from 100 percent halal ingredients. Muslims perform a washing ritual called wudhu before prayers, which includes washing hands and arms, up to the elbow….

Do You Put Makeup on in Public?

A few years ago, I wrote this article about applying your makeup on the train. It’s still one of my favorites…go read it now! I am guilty of “fixing my face” when rushing somewhere, but, I only do small touch ups. You would never see me contouring in a subway car. So, when I saw…

Product Review: Mother Dirt Face & Body Cleanser

I’ve been intrigued with the concept behind Mother Dirt products so was excited when I got their face & body cleanser in a gift bag at a recent event. Just like our gut needs good bacteria to be healthy, our skin needs good bacteria to be healthy as well. This ecosystem is called the skin…

Product Review: Dr. Brandt Skincare’s Magnetight

I was excited when I received Dr. Brandt’s Magnetight Age-Defier Skin Recharging Magnetic Face Mask in a gift bag last month because of how cool the process looks. You apply the iron-infused mask to your face and then use a magnet to remove the product. The company says the electromagnetic interactions create a “force-field effect”…

New Koko Kollection Kit Launches May 31

Kylie Jenner and her sister Khloe Kardashian have teamed up for the second time to release a four-piece capsule for their Koko Kollection collaboration, which launched last year. The products will be available starting today, May 31 at 3pm PST. They can be purchased here. The collection was teased on the Instagram accounts of both…

Stop Everything! Mariah Carey is Launching A Beauty Company

You heard right, R&B songstress Mariah Carey will be launching a beauty company in Beverly Hills with her manager Stella Bulochnikov, according to Page Six. Although a representative for Mariah didn’t comment, an “insider” said, “Mariah and Stella are opening a business together, their own beauty company that they hope will feature their own products…

Single Dad Teaches Men How To Style Their Daughters’ Hair

Darious Bland had to step into the role of “mom” when he became a single father almost seven years ago. The Alabama native had no experience on how to comb his daughter’s hair, but has since become somewhat of an expert, so he’s sharing his tips and tricks with fellow dads. On May 21st, she…

How to Get in on the Unicorn Makeup Trend

So, it seems like the hot new trend right now is unicorn. Now, how the mystical creature’s prominence has been able to cause such a magical commotion in every product ranging from a Starbucks drink to hair extensions is up for debate. According to NY Mag, the trend actually surfaced sometime last summer, but thanks…