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

Alima Pure Haul: foundation, bronzer, lipstick, pressed eyeshadow

  Glossy black packaging. Minimalist ingredients. And a whole lotta color payoff. That’s what you can expect from Alima Pure. This sleek brand believes in inspiring a woman’s confidence by using the purest ingredients in their cosmetics. Can we also take a moment to appreciate that they are a certified B-Corp, have a neutral carbon footprint (for 10 years straight, I might add), have refillable … Continue reading Alima Pure Haul: foundation, bronzer, lipstick, pressed eyeshadow

Tiila Abbit: Founder/Creator of Aether Beauty

I arrive at Ritual Coffee in the trendy Mission District of San Francisco. Tiila (pronounced Tyla) walks in and warmly offers a hand and a smile. I am instantly taken aback by her cool girl swagger – she is everything you’d picture the creator of Aether Beauty to be. Tall, perfectly tousled hair, and a gorgeous swath of cool toned brick-colored eyeshadow framing her eyes. … Continue reading Tiila Abbit: Founder/Creator of Aether Beauty

RootPretty Beauty Haul

RootPretty is an entirely new-to-me brand! Until recently, I hadn’t even heard of it, so I was excited to give them a try based on what I had seen! Bold shadows-check. Dark and supposedly budge-proof liquid liner-check. Long, defined lashes-checkcheckcheck. I’ve had yet to find a natural liquid liner that impressed me (honestly? any true clean eyeliners…I’d been using my old non-green liners or eyeshadows … Continue reading RootPretty Beauty Haul

Sooth Sayer & Rose Renewal+Frankincense

As promised, here’s an update to these two skincare treats! I’m in Texas for almost a week and when I travel, I pack light; I despise checking bags. So to aid in my minimalist packing, I packed two of my samples from Living Libations that I’ve been holding on to for just this sort of instance! First up: the SoothSayer Serum. I usually use the … Continue reading Sooth Sayer & Rose Renewal+Frankincense