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

Brand Overview: Amasea Beauty

Created by ocean lovers, Amasea Beauty creates Thalassotherapy seaweed skincare products with its ingredients wild foraged and hand harvested. The SeaScrub ($48) promises to soothe, exfoliate, and fortify the skin with california solar salt, fresh sea salt, brown seaweed, red seaweed, and butterfly pea flower. It also has an abalone shell scoop sustainably sourced in…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Amasea Beauty

Brand Overview: Marlowe

Marlowe sent over their skincare products. Paraben, phthalate, and cruelty-free, they use their proprietary M Blend in their products. This blend contains passionflower extract to restore and moisturize, green tea extract for cell repair and to protect from environmental stresses, willow bark extract to reduce inflammation, deep sea algae extract to soothe. The No. 103…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Marlowe

Brand Overview: Ursa Major Bestsellers Trial Kit

Ursa Major founders Oliver and Emily moved north to Vermont for a healthier and more balanced lifestyle, which resulted to creating plant-powered skincare that is cruelty-free, gluten-free, and are made without petrochemicals, SLS, SLES, parabens, synthetic fragrance or color, glycols, silicones, or PEGs. I tried out their products via the Bestsellers Trial Kit. This Hoppin’…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Ursa Major Bestsellers Trial Kit