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

Makeup Fit for a Goddess: Eye of Horus

Ancient Egypt continues to inspire modern beauty rituals and trends. Kohl eyeliner, red pigments crushed and used as lip and cheek colors, and milk and honey baths are all popular in today’s culture, and Eye of Horus Cosmetics upholds ancient recipes in their formulas for a true touch of Egypt. Moringa oil is prized in many of their products for its high antioxidant content. The … Continue reading Makeup Fit for a Goddess: Eye of Horus

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