Skincare and Makeup Review: Seraphine Botanicals Carrot + Rose Hydrating Cream, Camelina + Strobe Luminizing Primer, Happy Hibiscus Blush, and Berry + Juice Lip Gel

For the past few weeks, my morning routine is composed of the products sent over by Seraphine Botanicals, a vegan, cruelty-free brand. I start with the Carrot + Rose Hydrating Cream ($19), which is formulated with glycerine to soothe, nourish, and moisturize the skin. This moisturizer feels lightweight on the skin. It sinks in quickly…… Continue reading Skincare and Makeup Review: Seraphine Botanicals Carrot + Rose Hydrating Cream, Camelina + Strobe Luminizing Primer, Happy Hibiscus Blush, and Berry + Juice Lip Gel

Makeup Review: Trestique Highlight Stick in Maldives Luminescent, Sugar Polish + Plumping Lip Balm in Barbados Berry, and Lip Glaze Crayon in Paris Pink

This trip to Bali has had me a bi dependent on the new goodies Trestique sent over a few weeks ago. My overall glow was amplified by the Highlight Stick ($28) in Maldives Luminescent. This a creamy formula, which contains coconut oil, easily glides on the skin. It has a sheen that can be buildable…… Continue reading Makeup Review: Trestique Highlight Stick in Maldives Luminescent, Sugar Polish + Plumping Lip Balm in Barbados Berry, and Lip Glaze Crayon in Paris Pink

Brand Overview: NCLA Beauty Nail Lacquers, So Rich Cuticle Oil, and Lipsticks

First known for nail care, I received two of the vegan and cruelty-free nail lacquers ($16 each) from NCLA Beauty – Tutus & Traffic Violations, a pastel gray, and Tennis Anyone? A yellow pastel. Not just providing color, they also sent the Deluxe Cuticle Oil Travel Set ($49) that contains the So Rich Vitamin E…… Continue reading Brand Overview: NCLA Beauty Nail Lacquers, So Rich Cuticle Oil, and Lipsticks

Makeup Review: Dear Dahlia Lip Paradise Intense Satin and Paradise Dream Velvet Lip Mousse

My everyday makeup is pretty straightforward so I only get to have fun with my lip color. K-Beauty brand Dear Dahlia sent over some of their lipsticks and I was honestly excited because I have never tried a K-Beauty lip product that’s vegan, cruelty-free, and are made without sulfates, silicones, parabens, phthalates, or synthetic fragrances…… Continue reading Makeup Review: Dear Dahlia Lip Paradise Intense Satin and Paradise Dream Velvet Lip Mousse

Makeup Review: Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil and Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil

I have already gotten to the point where my makeup routine has become a part of my muscle memory – SPF, liquid foundation, brows pencil, blush, and lip color. It’s safe, it works, but it doesn’t mean it’s boring. I get to have my fun by choosing a variety of lip colors. So, I was…… Continue reading Makeup Review: Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil and Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil