Clean Beauty Brand Review: LaFlore

I’d like to introduce you to a completely clean, nontoxic skin care line I’ve been using for the last week and a half called LaFlore. If you’ve never heard of it before, then, you’re welcome, because once you discover this organic, plant-based brand and actually try it, you won’t be disappointed, and your skin will look amazing. Let’s just back up a second to learn … Continue reading Clean Beauty Brand Review: LaFlore

Product Review: Botanics Hydration Burst Dual Action Cleanser

I like to rotate between a few cleansers but for the past month I’ve been consistently only using this dual action cleanser from Botanics USA. It features clary sage extract, which the brand sustainably sources from the leaves of the Salvia Sclarea species found in Southern Europe. It smells light and soothing and transforms from a gel consistency into a more milk-like texture when mixed … Continue reading Product Review: Botanics Hydration Burst Dual Action Cleanser

Natural Product Review: Nyakio Beauty Manketti & Mafura Anti-Aging Oil

For the last month, I’ve been using this Manketti & Mafura Anti-Aging Oil from Nyakio Beauty, and I’m obsessed with it! It features Manketti from the Kalahari Desert, which is rich in vitamins E and C and Marula from Zimbabwe, which is high in essential fatty acids. I’ve been applying it on my face, which I was hesitant about since everything makes me break out. … Continue reading Natural Product Review: Nyakio Beauty Manketti & Mafura Anti-Aging Oil

Beauty2 Spring Edit Recap: Natural Brands You Need to Know

On May 3, I attended the beauty2 tradeshow, an event that showcases small brands (near and far) the beauty industry needs to have on its radar. While I don’t have the space to talk about every brand I saw, here are some of the ones that stood out: Deco Miami – Specifically created for millennial consumers who are seeking a luxury aesthetic, without the luxury … Continue reading Beauty2 Spring Edit Recap: Natural Brands You Need to Know

Natural Brand Review: Summer Fridays

When I heard that two influencers, Marianna Hewitt and Lauren Gores Ireland, were coming out with their own product line, I rolled my eyes. As a full-time beauty editor, tons of products come across my desk, and immediately thought Summer Fridays would be some kind of gimmick looking to capitalize on the influencers’ dedicated fan base. So, I attended the launch party in NYC, wrote … Continue reading Natural Brand Review: Summer Fridays

Natural Brand Product Review: Inna Organic’s Myrr Detoxifying Mask

I’ve become a sheet mask fan…even though I can’t really tell if they really do anything for my skin. I just think they’re a fun thing to incorporate into a self-care regimen because they force you to not do anything for 10-15 minutes or risk it falling off. I recently tried this Myrr Detoxifying mask from Inna Organic, which is meant to hydrate and give … Continue reading Natural Brand Product Review: Inna Organic’s Myrr Detoxifying Mask

Natural Product Review: Farmacy’s Honey Potion

I received Farmacy’s Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask with Echinacea GreenEnvy in a gift bag earlier this year from an awards program (it won!) and recently decided to give it a try since my skin has been going crazy…probably due to my recent sugar binge. I decided to try this mask because it contains natural acne-fighting ingredients, although this isn’t marketed as an acne … Continue reading Natural Product Review: Farmacy’s Honey Potion