Natural & Organic Skincare Empties – April 2019

I haven’t done one of these in a while because in my pursuit of clearing my skin, I’ve been testing quite a few new products. I have pretty reactive skin and unfortunately some of the new ones have joined my skincare graveyard, so they’ll never be finished! If you’re curious about those then I’d be…

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10 Natural and Organic Coral Lipsticks

I’ve always been drawn to coral. It can be soft and sweet or bright and shocking. It’s Pantone’s Living Colour of the year too, so that means most of your favourite makeup companies will be highlighting their own versions of this beautiful shade and I can bet there’s a perfect shade out there for you….

Gressa Eye Tint Review & Swatches – Aureo & Bronce

This week I have some more products from Gressa and I have to admit, they’re probably my favourite I’d tried from this brand so far. You can find reviews on the Lip Boosts and the Serum Foundation here: Gressa Lip Boosts Review and Swatches – Regal, Lavish, Bare and Radiant Gressa Beauty Minimalist Corrective Serum…

Summer Lips

There’s something satisfying about being up early, with an entire day to look forward to. That’s why I love it when the weather is too hot to stay in bed in the morning. Even better are the balmy nights that Summer brings. Here are some lipsticks that I think would work perfectly for Summer. All…

My Lips but Better – Natural, Vegan and Organic Alternatives

There are just some lipstick shades that are perfect. They enhance your own lips in every way. These are the shades that I have found that are ‘My Lips but Better’ shades. I can apply them sparingly for a little flush, or heavier so that they become more a ‘My Lips but Better and Darker.’…

Organic and Vegan Lipstick Colours for Spring

Pretty flowers are blossoming, the golden sun is shining stronger for longer and the world seems brighter. Spring brings amazing change after months of dreariness. To add some pops of colour into your life, why not try some alternatives to conventional lipsticks? There’s no better time to wear fresh pinks that enliven your face and mood. These…

Carmine is More Than Just a Bug …

Specifically, it’s an insect called the cochineal and it is harvested, crushed to a powder, which is treated with an ammonia or sodium carbonate solution, filtered and then treated again to create the deep, vibrant red. In fact it’s not just red. Depending on the processing pink, red, purple or orange can also be achieved. It takes about…