Natural Brand Product Review: Honest Beauty Magic Balm

Last year, received Honest Beauty’s Magic Balm in a gift bag and have not been able to let go of it ever since. The product comes enclosed in a transparent case which elevates the presentation to something that feels very luxe. Peering through the container is the honey-peach tinted formula made with a blend of organic fruit and botanical oils. Although it does have a … Continue reading Natural Brand Product Review: Honest Beauty Magic Balm

Top 3 Reasons You Should Try BLVNCO

Whenever I receive a product for review, I spend a significant amount of time testing it, as it’s important to me that I associate with brands that I genuinely like and would continue using long after the review is posted. BLVNCO is one of those brands. I received the brand’s Natural Teeth Whitening Bundle BLVNCO Box (£49.99) for review over a month ago, and have … Continue reading Top 3 Reasons You Should Try BLVNCO

Do Cucumbers Really Work for Tired Eyes?

You’ve probably seen many photos of people relaxing in a white robe with cucumbers over their eyes as a beauty hack to depuff tired eyes, but does it work? Well, kinda-sorta. Cucumbers contain antioxidants and flavonoids that are said to reduce irritation, so if your puffiness is accompanied by irritation, grab that cucumber from the fridge, slice it up and lay back. The cold temperature … Continue reading Do Cucumbers Really Work for Tired Eyes?

15 Brands Petition for Cosmetics Regulation

Typically, the beauty industry is filled with competition and it’s unusual to see several brands work together, but in the indie community, that’s different. According to an article in Cosmetics Business News, 15 indie beauty brands joined forces to form a group called Counteract Coalition, designed to take on the lack of regulation in the cosmetics industry. The companies include CEOs from Beautycounter, Annamarie Skin … Continue reading 15 Brands Petition for Cosmetics Regulation

Natural Product Review: Antonym’s Organic Foundation

I recently started swapping out natural alternatives for my current arsenal of beauty products, and I think I may have found my go-to foundation. I received Antonym’s Organic Foundation at a work event and have used it in the past as a setting powder over my regular liquid foundation. After discovering a natural skin care regimen to clear my acne, I no longer need to … Continue reading Natural Product Review: Antonym’s Organic Foundation

Natural Brand Review: BRAD Biophotonic Skin Care Anti-Fatigue Mist

I received BRAD Biophotonic Skin Care Anti-Fatigue Mist as a gift last year, and never really tried it because I thought the spray was only meant to be used whenever you felt physically or emotionally fatigued, not understanding that your skin can be fatigued as well. Nevertheless, its invigorating, spa-like aroma actually does calm the mind, while soothing the skin. WHAT IT DOES/INGREDIENTS The regenerating … Continue reading Natural Brand Review: BRAD Biophotonic Skin Care Anti-Fatigue Mist

How My Quest for a Natural Acne Treatment Began

When I was in high school I suffered from horrible acne so I jumped on the Proactiv bandwagon, which I used consistently into my mid-20s. During the time I was using it, my skin did clear up and looked great for years until it suddenly stopped working. I did a ton of research online and found articles and message board postings from people who had … Continue reading How My Quest for a Natural Acne Treatment Began