Sappho CC Cream

  I love makeup artist created lines – who better to understand performance needs than someone who applies makeup for a living? Canadian makeup artist Jo Ann Fowler created Sappho New Paradigm as a brand free from suspected carcinogens with the mission to create a product that can rival conventional makeup. She has been the makeup artist for various productions such as Air Bud, multiple … Continue reading Sappho CC Cream

Crème de la Crème: The Kari Gran Lip Whip Edition

Can I take the title Queen of Lip Balms? I’m doing it. Lip Balm Queen, comin’ atcha! From my early teens, I have been obsessive when it comes to having something on my lips at all times. The feeling of dry, chapped lips just doesn’t fly with me. I loathe it. No, No, NO!  Sometimes I feel like I’ve tried everything on the market, and because of … Continue reading Crème de la Crème: The Kari Gran Lip Whip Edition

Purple Daydream: Manasi 7 Heliotrope All Over Color

  Scandinavian simplicity and quality converge in Manasi 7. My Swedish roots are absolutely tickled opening the sturdy, recycled packaging. The delicate printed label that adorns the box notates the 7 ways their company is different, and I’m absolutely delighted. The Principles of Manasi 7 Slow: small-scale production at a sustainable pace Select: curated ingredients and shades made in small batches to ensure premium quality … Continue reading Purple Daydream: Manasi 7 Heliotrope All Over Color

Habit Cosmetics

  One of my favorite types of formulas are multi purpose products that can be applied to eyes, lips, and cheeks. It makes for a streamlined routine (and bonus, less products to carry if you’re on the go). If you’re looking for richly pigmented organic makeup, look no further than Habit! These Multi-Use cremes pack a punch! Habit is vegan and cruelty free. They are also made … Continue reading Habit Cosmetics

Prep Star & Stratosphere: lune+aster mascara review

  Mascara junkie, reporting for duty! You know I love my mascaras, so during a recent trip to my local Bluemercury, I was perusing the counters and came across a brand called lune+aster. While this line isn’t touted as ‘clean beauty’ per say, it is listed with a few labels that caught my eye like being paraben and phthalate free as well as no animal … Continue reading Prep Star & Stratosphere: lune+aster mascara review