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

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

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 their products, putting you, the consumer, in a very bad … Continue reading Proctor & Gamble Becomes First Company To Disclose Fragrance Ingredients

New Song Aims to Redefine Black “Selfie” Esteem

During an age where social media has created an environment where appearance and ego take center stage, singer Tarica June is aiming to encourage black females to embrace their natural beauty with her new song, “SELFIE.” The music video for the catchy tune features young girls taking selfies, free of makeup and wearing their natural locks. During the chorus, the singer chants, “I love my … Continue reading New Song Aims to Redefine Black “Selfie” Esteem

How Black Military Servicewomen are Embracing the Natural Hair Movement

When the United States Army revised its grooming and appearance regulations at the beginning of the year, it lifted its ban on dreadlocks, allowing female soldiers the ability to wear their natural hair. This was a major milestone for black women servicing our country, who may have had to take on costly and sometimes damaging hair treatments to meet compliance rules. To celebrate, Vogue featured … Continue reading How Black Military Servicewomen are Embracing the Natural Hair Movement