Lisa Marie Fernandez
The Clean Beauty Blog likes Lisa Marie Fernandez’s beauty routine (as told to Into the Gloss). Our clean picks: Dr. Hauschka Cleansing Cream Dr. Bronner’s soap Dr. Alkaitis Organic Nourishing Treatment Oil Jurlique masks Raw Coconut Cream by RMS Beauty
TRY THE TREND: Coral lips
Love the orange lip trend but too scared to go all the way? Go to first base with a plumping coral lip gloss (this one is Vapour Elixr Plumping Lip Gloss). Seriously satisfying.
Burt's Bees Lip Balm
Follow my blog with Bloglovin What: Burt’s Bees Replenishing Lip Balm with Pomegranate Oil For: Chapped lips everywhere Review: Love love love Burt’s Bees Replenishing Lip Balm. It tastes delicious (which, let’s face it, is probably the best thing about lip balm), nourishes lips, and leaves a gorgeously subtle berry tint on the lips. In fact, I’ve occasionally swiped...
GET THE LOOK: Karlie Kloss
Get Karlie Kloss’s sexy smoky eyes using Vapour Organic Beauty Mezmerize Eye Colour in ‘Storm’. Umbrella optional.
(Still) Loving: Greige Polish
Okay, I know this is perhaps a couple of polish trends behind, but I can’t go past a greige polish - smart enough for work, cool enough for play. This one is Sheswai Lacquer in ‘Stoned’ - it is ‘3 FREE’ which means it contains no formaldehyde, toluene, or DBPs. Available here.
Marie Claire goes green →
Cara Birnbaum swaps her trusty potions for an all-green regimen for two weeks, and learns a few things on the way… Click the title above to read about her journey.
Weleda Sea Buckthorn Creamy Bodywash
What: Delicious, zingy & creamy bodywash For: All skin types, use in shower or bath Review: Every wondered what it was like to shower in freshly squeezed orange juice? I hadn’t either, but after using this divine bodywash I am one step closer to knowing what that would feel like! This bodywash by Weleda is a divine way to start the day - it smells like fresh zesty oranges, and is...
What costs less than $4, is available from every supermarket, and does wonders for your hair, skin & body (not to mention cakes…)?! Bicarb soda. I’ve been shaking a couple of teaspoons of bicarb with half a cup of water in a jar, then using to wash my face & rinse my hair in the shower. My skin is super soft after using this bicarb cleanser, and my boyfriend has found that...
GET THE LOOK: Abbey Lee Kershaw
Lusting for summer on these cold winter nights… add some colour and get Abbey Lee’s look with Nvey Eco Organic Lipstick in ‘Red Orange Slight Shimmer’, available here: [Image from here]
Did you know? →
teacupadventure: some basics on beauty products from no more dirty looks : A. So, did you know that the cosmetics industry is self-policed, and that the FDA pretty much washes its hands of anything claiming to be a cosmetic, just as long as there’s an ingredient list on the bottle? That there’s no pre-market…
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time...– Miss Piggy
RMS Living Luminizer
What: Luminizer, highlighter, waker-upper, heaven in a pot. For: Every cheek and browbone out there. How: I like to pat the Luminizer over my cheekbones and browbones after I apply foundation, and before I apply (cream) blush. It also works over cream eyeshadow to add a nice glowy sheen. I’ve read that some people use it like a lip gloss but it seems a little too dry to work on my...