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

Cult Favorite: Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Crème

I have heard of Banana Bright Eye Crème from Ole Henriksen countless times. Inspired by the banana powder, this eye cream promises to brighten and color-correct the eye area while hydrating and firming it using vitamin c derivatives, orange extract, green tea extract, collagen, and aloe juice. It also doesn’t contain parabens, sulfates, or phthalates.…… Continue reading Cult Favorite: Ole Henriksen Banana Bright Eye Crème

Cult Favorite: Korres Wild Rose 15% Vitamin C Spotless Serum

Greek skincare brand Korres uses natural ingredients and traditions of Greece like the oils of Mediterranean herbs to treat the skin. Their products are cruelty-free and are free from parabens, sulfates, formaldehyde, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban, and silicones. As a fan of Vitamin C, I have…… Continue reading Cult Favorite: Korres Wild Rose 15% Vitamin C Spotless Serum

Skincare Review: First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser, Facial Radiance Pads, Facial Radiance AHA Intensive Peel, Fab Skin Retinol Eye Cream with Triple Hyaluronic Acid

Textures from some products from First Aid Beauty that I’m playing around with. On top is the Face Cleanser ($21), which has a creamy whipped texture that promises to calm, soothe, nourish, hydrate, and protect using aloe, allantoin, glycerin, and the brand’s FAB antioxidant booster (licorice root, feverfew, and white tea extracts). This leaves my…… Continue reading Skincare Review: First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser, Facial Radiance Pads, Facial Radiance AHA Intensive Peel, Fab Skin Retinol Eye Cream with Triple Hyaluronic Acid

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