Skincare Review: Plant Apothecary

Wanting to promote healthy ingredients, environmental friendliness, and social responsibility, couple Holly McWhorter and Bjarke Ballisager created Plant Apothecary, an overall wellness brand aimed to moisturize, purify, de-stress, exfoliate any skin. Their uses aromatherapy and herbalism to create plant-based products that are vegan, cruelty-free and are made without gluten, GMO, petroleum, parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and silicones. The…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Plant Apothecary

Brand Overview: Salt By Hendrix

Australian-made and cruelty-free, Salt by Hendrix offers vegan skincare that nurtures the skin. Don’t be fooled by the calming light blue color and inviting jelly texture of the Crystal Waters Mask ($45). This girl stings. It promises to intensely hydrate, brighten, and even the tone of the skin using d-panthenol, pentavitin, kakadu plum extract, hyaluronic…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Salt By Hendrix

Skincare Review: Loli Beauty Pank Plum Elixir and Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil

As with the other Loli Beauty products I tried before fruity scents were just too hard to resist. Plus, the sleek, modern, and reusable packaging houses cruelty-free, vegan, and colorful oils just look nice on my vanity. The Pank Plum Elixir ($52) contains a mix of plum kernel, passionfruit, hibiscus seed, safflower seed, pomegranate, alkanet…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Loli Beauty Pank Plum Elixir and Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil

Monthly Favorites: June 2019

Leaf The Essentials I associate metal shavers to what my father used to use when I was a kid. I look at it as something grown-up people use. Even more when I received The Essentials from Leaf Shave and found out that I have to put in the blades myself in the metal razor. Customization…… Continue reading Monthly Favorites: June 2019

Bodycare Review: C.O. Bigelow Sakura Rose Salve and West Village Rose Body Wash, Hand Wash, Body Butter, and Hand Cream

I have a great bias toward floral scents so I was excited to receive some products from the West Village Rose collection of C.O. Bigelow. Developed by their chemists cruelty-free, the fragrance of this collection has floral and woody top notes of anjou pear, mandarin, bergamot, and thyme with mid notes of the petals of…… Continue reading Bodycare Review: C.O. Bigelow Sakura Rose Salve and West Village Rose Body Wash, Hand Wash, Body Butter, and Hand Cream