Brand Overview: Lavido Purifying Facial Cleanser, Purifying Facial Toner, Replenishing Facial Serum, Mandarin Aromatic Body Lotion, and Thera Intensive Foot Cream

From the Galilee Valley, the vegan and cruelty-free brand Lavido uses botanicals, herbs, and fruit extracts to develop skincare products. Their products are also created without mineral oil, petroleum, silicones, propylene glycol, synthetic dyes, phenoxyethanol, synthetic alcohol, parabens, PEGs, and SLS. A cleanser to balance the skin while melting away makeup and impurities, the Purifying…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Lavido Purifying Facial Cleanser, Purifying Facial Toner, Replenishing Facial Serum, Mandarin Aromatic Body Lotion, and Thera Intensive Foot Cream

Cult Favorite: Youth to the People Kombucha + 11% AHA Exfoliation Power Toner

I’m late into the YTTP train but I’m going to talk about their products anyway. And, yes, like many others who came before me, this post is a profession of love. What really surprised me is the Kombucha + 11% AHA Exfoliation Power Toner ($38). It’s a vegan exfoliating toner that promises to minimize the…… Continue reading Cult Favorite: Youth to the People Kombucha + 11% AHA Exfoliation Power Toner

Cult Favorite: Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil

Every Sunday afternoon, I have my BabyFacial on and, of course, I’m following it with the Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil from Drunk Elephant. This combo is the entirety of my Sunday morning routine. To be honest, I don’t usually use facial oils. I prefer gel, cream, or watery consistencies. It’s just something my oily…… Continue reading Cult Favorite: Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil

Makeup Review: Ren Skincare Perfect Canvas Clean Primer

The base of my makeup here is the newly-relaunched Perfect Canvas Clean Primer from Ren Skincare, which I’ve been using for the past couple of weeks. It promises to minimize pores, smooth the skin and grip makeup for long-lasting wear using probiotics, blue agave, and alpha-glucans. It also gluten-free, cruelty-free, and is formulated without silicone.…… Continue reading Makeup Review: Ren Skincare Perfect Canvas Clean Primer

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