Revisiting Products + JR Nutrient Day Cream

Highlighters are generally the way to go if you want glowy skin right? True, there’s nothing more lovely than that perfect, pearly glow. However, well-moisturized and healthy, prepped skin can give you a dewy/luminous look without the use of highlighters. I’ve already shared glimpses of my skincare routines and tips on how to form them,…

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Fullies & Finals: Feb-March 2018

Yes I’m aware there are actual words to describe repurchases, but I decided this was a cuter partner to Empties ;). This is a way to gauge out some of my most used items amongst the many choices we face in green beauty, as well as those I have used for my first and last…

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Cleanser Galore

I’ve gathered up some cleansers for this post and will be sharing which ones I’m planning on repurchasing. It’s difficult to wrap your head around which products to use when there are SO many options – good ones at that- being continually released, however I include a breakdown at the end discussing all of the options…

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Skincare Routines + Choosing Products

It’s easy to get lost on social media, admiring new product releases that brands are constantly surprising and impressing us with- and we have no shortage of these temptations in green beauty. In addition to seeing so many products, we are always surrounded by information and articles on what ingredients are good or bad, and…

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My Most-Used Accessories: Part I

Depending on quality, the performance of the right accessory will be so good that it helps address a need or perform a task much better. The items that I list here and use frequently not only meet my expectations, but go beyond them. There are many, many items you can buy, but these are the accessories that…

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Mix It Up: Edit #1

A single product that can make an impact on its own is worth a thousand products, whether it be through a sensory, physical, or color performance. Yet mixing two of these products to produce an unexpected yet wonderful result? That’s a secret worth sharing. In these edits, I talk about the products I’ve played around…

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Fullies: Jan-Feb 2018

Yes I’m aware there are actual words to describe repurchases, but I decided this was a cuter partner to Empties ;). If I keep repurchasing an item, this to me means more than if I choose not to. Regardless, you’ll get the reviews of the products I try out, but this is a way to…

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Foundation Routine: Winter 2018

Without a good canvas, we can’t expect our foundation to look good. I’m not saying we have to have pore-free, breakout-free, flawless skin (I don’t)- this is why we use foundation, to minimize undesired problems and to enhance our own skin. Nevertheless, it certainly is important that we treat rather than cover up. The end…

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Masquerade: African Botanics

African Botanicals ($85 FOR 60 ML / 2 OZ) With the product packaging/names, prices, consistencies, and benefits, I would expect to find African Botanics amongst the shelves of Sephora in the company of other conventional luxury brands. This is a brand that exceeds in bridging the gap between green skincare and conventional skincare. As of…

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Masquerade: Kristina Holey + Marie Veronique

Micronutrient + Hydro Mask by Kristina Holey & Marie Veronique ($135 for 1.7 OZ) One of my more recent purchases which also serves as an introduction to the line, this mask is a gooey, sticky formulation that is ultra-hydrating (click here for more info). After viewing the brand from afar and assessing which products I was most…

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