Let’s Talk Lashes

I am obsessed with eyelashes. Having tried countless products from lash serums to mascaras, I’ve got several must-haves that never let me down – and a few tips to keep your lashes in tip top shape! The first thing I’ll mention is being gentle with your lashes. No ripping off falsies with glue or scrubbing off difficult mascaras. Pump some oil onto a warm washcloth, … Continue reading Let’s Talk Lashes

All that Glitters: the Inconvenient Truth About Your Makeup

*Me, age 14, see below for details   Most shimmery and sparkly makeup contains an ingredient called mica, a natural mineral sourced from the earth. It is also used in electronics industry as an insulator. The problem with this beautiful, natural ingredient? Child labor. Roughly 60% of all the mica harvested world-wide comes from India where there are few laws protecting the children who often … Continue reading All that Glitters: the Inconvenient Truth About Your Makeup

Aquarian Gaze Water Resistant Mascara

AAAAAANNNNDDD I found a clean drugstore mascara worth sharing! This is a big deal, because most mascaras (more expensive and not) let me way, way down. I end up hating them because they smudge horribly on me, the brush doesn’t do enough to lift and fan my lashes, it clumps…I can go on, but I’d rather get to the good stuff. Which is Aquarian Gaze … Continue reading Aquarian Gaze Water Resistant Mascara

Physicians Formula Fake Out Organic Mascara

You know what has been hard about switching to clean beauty? The lack of drugstore products available. While it seems like retailers are trying to expand the availability of products, what is available in stores is still much more expensive than most drugstore makeup. Also, I have the hardest time finding non-smudging mascaras and have tried a majority of the small selection of clean mascaras in drugstores. … Continue reading Physicians Formula Fake Out Organic Mascara