Monthly Favorites: September 2019

What started as a farm has now evolved into a lifestyle brand. Beekman 1802 works with farmers, craftspeople, and artisans to produce everything from food, home items to apparel and skincare. They sent over their Triple Milk Collection, which uses three kinds of milk – goat milk to soothe, coconut milk to condition, and milk…… Continue reading Monthly Favorites: September 2019

Haircare Review: Aromatica Rosemary Scalp Scaling Shampoo and Rosemary Hair Thickening Conditioner,

My hair and scalp are harder to manage than my face, honestly. I have three brands of shampoos and conditioner in rotation to keep it looking okay. A couple of products in my rotation the past few months are the Rosemary Scalp Scaling Shampoo and Rosemary Hair Thickening Conditioner from the vegan and clean beauty…… Continue reading Haircare Review: Aromatica Rosemary Scalp Scaling Shampoo and Rosemary Hair Thickening Conditioner,

Skincare Review: The Gaffer and Child Facial Cleanser and Hydrating Serum

Made in small batches from organic and plant-based ingredients, Gaffer & Child aims to product timeless vegan and cruelty-free personal care products. The Facial Cleanser promises to balance and moisturize the skin using sunflower oil, coconut oil, castor oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, green tea extract, and willow bark extract. This cleansing oil has a…… Continue reading Skincare Review: The Gaffer and Child Facial Cleanser and Hydrating Serum

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