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What I’m Using

Wondering what I’m currently using and wearing? Everything is right here. (List is updated as things change, and please check the bottom of this page for discount codes!)

You can find my top 10 clean beauty picks of 2019 here!

Jewelry

My most frequently asked question has nothing to do with clean beauty…it’s my jewelry! I am a 14k gold loyalist through and through and very rarely switch up my jewelry – I shower, swim, and do everything in these pieces.

I layer these three necklaces daily:

Ariel Gordon Satellite Chain
Aurate Diamond Bezel Evil Eye Necklace
Ariel Gordon Medallion Signet Necklace

Earrings:

Ariel Gordon Pave Huggies
I wear a Heart Silhouette Stud in my left second hole and have a constellation piercing in my right earlobe.

Bangles:

I wear four bangles from Yearly Co – Original Yellow Gold, The Twist, The Stamped Initial, and The Beaded Bangle.

Watch:

Cartier Tank Solo (although these days I’m usually wearing my Fitbit!)

 

Hair

 

You can find my complete hair routine + curling iron tutorial here.

Shampoo: EVOLVh UltraShine Moisturizing Shampoo (for normal to dry) or Andalou Naturals Sunflower & Citrus Brilliant Shine Shampoo (for normal to oily)
Conditioner: EVOLVh UltraShine Moisturizing Conditioner
Leave-In Conditioner: EVOLVh SmartStart Leave-In Conditioner or Innersense Sweet Spirit Leave-In Conditioner
Hair Masque/Deep Conditioner: EVOLVh Ultra Repair Reconstructing Masque or Innersense Hydrating Hair Masque

The EVOLVh Healthy Hair Trio is a great starter kit. Use the code WHOORL for 15% off your purchase at Evolvh’s website!

Styling products:

EVOLVh Super Curl Defining CreamEVOLVh WonderBalm Magic for Curls – This is the magic combo for air-dried waves. Also, the WonderBalm is fantastic for blow-drying straight.
Innersense Whipped Cream Texturizer – A godsend for humidity and frizz! I apply this to dry hair to add separation and texture and it smells amazing.
Sahajan Hair Oil – This oil smells so incredible. Strangers always ask what fragrance I have on when this is in my hair.
Josh Rosebrook Firm Hold Hairspray– In the rare case I need a hairspray, this one is the best in green beauty
Cleo + Coco Dry Shampoo – Love this dry shampoo. I use the Basil Mint scent and it’s lovely.

Styling Tools:

T3 Cura Hair Dryer
T3 SinglePass Styling Wand
T3 SinglePass Straightening Iron
T3 SinglePass Compact Iron – for travel

Round Brush
Flat Brush for styling my bangs

 

Skincare

 

My skincare routine involves the following steps on a daily basis:

Cleanse, Tone, Treat with Serum(s), Moisturizer

In addition to my daily routine, I use exfoliators and/or masks a few times a week when time permits. My most recent morning skincare routine is here and my evening skincare routine is here.

Here are my favorites in each category.

Face Cleanser:

One Love Organics Easy Does Foaming Face Cleanser – Words can’t express my feelings for this cleanser. I use this every night to cleanse my face (takes all my eye makeup off without any irritation at all and I’m a contact lens wearer). I love this so much I buy this in the jumbo size which lasts forever!
African Botanics Baobab Clay Cleanser – Use this in the morning to wake up my face

Cleansing Oil (I double cleanse with an oil sporadically):

Countertime Lipid Defense Cleansing Oil – I LOVE this cleansing oil because it rinses clean with water only, which is rare for oil cleansers.

Full review of all of my favorite face cleansers here.

Favorite Face Washcloths: MUN Organic Face Towels (reviewed the MUN line here)

Favorite Cleansing Sponges: Appearus Compressed Sponges (these are awesome for single-use – add water and they expand)

Toners: 

MUN Anarose Toner – Use every day and night. A lovely no-frills toner, always have some on hand! Review here.
African Botanics Rose Treatment Essence – This comes in a pump, not a mist. (I do prefer mists overall, but this one is great regardless.)
True Botanicals Calm Nutrient Mist – So soothing for rosacea-prone skin, instantly calms my skin (reviewed the True Botanicals line here)

Facial Serums:

African Botanics Nutritive Molecule Serum – Expensive but an antioxidant powerhouse! I use this every morning after toning and it keeps my skin looking clear, bright, and evenly-textured. Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Ferulic Acid, Tannic Acid, Niacinamide, Superoxide Dismutase, Resveratrol, Green Coffee
African Botanics Resurrection Cell Recovery Serum – My holy grail retinol! (Full review here)
Beautycounter Counter+ Overnight Resurfacing Peel – An overnight exfoliating serum – I use this instead of the above retinol a few nights a week. Great price point for the results!
African Botanics Le Masque Hydralift Intense – This is the ultimate lifting and firming serum – I use this 3 times a week, usually mixed with the Votary Super Seed Oil.
Kypris Antioxidant Dew – A must-have for parched skin. Ultimate hydration – this plumps my skin right up in the morning. Plus Vitamin C!
MUN Aknari Brightening Youth Serum – always in rotation (reviewed the MUN line here)

Facial Moisturizers – Oils:

African Botanics Fleurs D’Afrique Intensive Recovery Oil – I use this in combination with the Cell Recovery Serum at night and the results are so impressive. (I talk about the combo in this video.) I’ll never run out of this oil – love that it has retinol in it. #whysoexpensivetho
Le Prunier Plum Oil – My #1 oil for last-step hydration in the morning. 8x more powerful than Argan oil and 6x more powerful than Marula oil in protecting the skin from damaging free radicals! The scent is soooo addictive.
Votary Super Seed Facial Oil – Fragrance and essential oil-free, I adore this one for hydration. It layers so well with other products!
Indie Lee Squalane Oil – Ideal for sensitive and acne-prone skin. This is such a great oil for the price! At 32 dollars, it’s SO much bang for your buck.
Maya Chia Supercritical Chia Oil – Good price point and super hydrating! A great starter oil. (full review here)

Facial Moisturizers – Creams:

Beautycounter Tetrapeptide Supreme Cream – the ultimate in night creams. Reduces fine lines and wrinkles, firms and tightens, so hydrating
True Botanicals Moisture Lock Overnight Mask – Even though it’s called a “mask,” there’s no need to rinse it off as it feels like a night cream and absorbs rapidly. Love this to lock in moisture. Unscented too!
Votary Super Seed Nutrient Cream – Fragrance and essential oil-free, this cream is lovely and pairs perfectly with the Super Seed Facial Oil.
Indie Lee Active Oil-Free Moisturizer – So great for combination skin!

Serums I use for specific issues are listed here.

Facial Treatment Pads: Indie Lee Daily Gentle Daily Peel Pads

Vitamin C Treatment:

GOOP Glow – 20% Vitamin C mixed with Hyaluronic Acid. Love how the Vitamin C is in powder form so it’s fresh when you receive it.
African Botanics Nutritive Molecule Serum – See above in Serums
Kypris Antioxidant Dew – See above in Serums
Marie Veronique Vitamin C, E + Ferulic – If you love Skinceuticals CE Ferulic, this one is for you.

Retinol Treatment: African Botanics Resurrection Cell Recovery Serum – I become slightly stressed when I run out and don’t have back up (full review here)

SPF for Face and Lips:

Fitglow Beauty Vita Shield SPF 30 – My daily go-to! No residue or whitish cast. Looks beautiful alone or under makeup.
Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream SPF 30 – Love this sunscreen – absorbs so well and smells great
EleVen Unrivaled Sun Serum SPF 35 – This is super lightweight (feels like a serum) and is great to wear under makeup.
Solara Suncare Pout Protector SPF 15 – Love this formula, so moisturizing for my lips

Favorite Skin Balms:

Ouli’s Ointment – my favorite! I also use this as a highlighter on my cheekbones, gives me a dewy glow without any shimmer
Leahlani Bless Beauty Balm – smells like heaven

Blemish Treatment:

Indie Lee Blemish Lotion – No point in buying anything else – this one is legit.

Eye Cream: 

Fitglow Beauty Eye C Firm – Super firming and lightweight
Twelve Beauty Rapid Eye Treatment – Lightweight, moisturizing, no scent. Love this one!
Beautycounter Countertime Ultra Renewal Eye Cream – Very hydrating, like an old-school eye cream. Love!
Bluh Alchemy Eye Oil Serum – If you prefer an oil serum over cream, this one’s for you!
100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream – Great affordable option, absorbs quickly

Dark Circle/Puffy Eye Erasers:

Honest Hazel Eye Gels – Puffiness be gone! These things are miracle workers – I always use in the morning before a shoot or an event!

Lip Balms:

Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask – #1 forever and ever amen
Clove + Hallow Lip Mask – Jockeying for top spot, this is basically a clean version of Vaseline. I named it one of my top 10 picks of 2019!

Favorite Exfoliators:

Josh Rosebrook Active Enzyme Exfoliator – my #1 exfoliant, I blow through pots of this (seen here)
True Botanicals Resurfacing Moisture Mask – Chemical exfoliant, reveals fresh skin. Great to use first thing in the morning.
African Botanics Buchu Botanical Enzyme Polish – Another good morning exfoliant – gentle, yet effective
Acure Brightening Facial Scrub – physical exfoliant and very affordable

Favorite masks: 

May Lindstrom The Problem Solver – Solves ALL THE PROBLEMS (review here)
Josh Rosebrook Cacao Antioxidant Mask – I want to eat this stuff, really brings the blood to the surface of the face #circulationsupreme
African Botanics Mineral Cleansing Mask – Great for clarifying and refining the skin without drying it out. Love to use this followed by the Le Masque Hydralift mixed with Votary Super Seed
True Botanicals Pacific Glacial Clay Mask – Great for purifying and softening. This and the African Botanics Mineral Mask are the only two clay masks I can use without my face becoming tight and red.
Laurel Brighten Mask – great for hyperpigmentation
Leahlani Mermaid Mask – all-around lovely mask, smells amazing (review here)
Leahlani Meli Glow Mask – Great for glow and even skintone

My favorite mask brush: Mahalo Brush

Natural fragrances: Some of my favorites are here.

MY HUSBAND’S SKINCARE ROUTINE:

Cleanser: One Love Organics Easy Does It Face Wash
Toner: Josh Rosebrook Hydrating Accelerator
Serum: Josh Rosebrook Hydration Boost Concentrate
Moisturizer: Josh Rosebrook Vital Balm Cream
SPF for Face: Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream SPF 30

 

Body Care

 

Top Body Moisturizers/Oils:

Beautycounter Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion – My everyday body lotion – I love that it has a little plum seed oil in it!
Free + True Body Prophet – Super hydrating body serum. Delicious scent!
Osmia Naked Mousse – So rich and nourishing. I use this when I need a little extra hydration! Feels like a little luxury.

Body Wash/Soap: 

Aleavia Body Cleanse
Osmia Soap in Oh So and Coffee Mint
Beautycounter Citrus Mimosa Body Wash 

Deodorant:

Cleo + Coco Charcoal Deodorant – My everyday deodorant. Smells great, keeps me dry, and doesn’t stain clothing.
Taos AER Deodorant in all three scents – another great natural deodorant

Toothpaste:

David’s Premium Natural Toothpaste in Peppermint

Hand cream:

Weleda Skin Food and Skin Food Light for my purse and bag
Beautycounter Hand Cream – I get this one in the pump for my bathrooms and kitchen

Sunscreen for Body:

Solara Suncare Clean Freak Daily Body Sunscreen – My favorite! Not greasy, no whitish cast, blends in like a dream. Smells great too!
Beautycounter Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Mist

 

 

Makeup

 

Foundation:

Vapour Velvet Glow Foundation – This is a new foundation by Vapour and I adore it. It has a lovely finish that looks good on mature skin. (Doesn’t seep into fine lines and/or wrinkles or look patchy.) The finish is soft and demi-matte – not overly dewy which is fantastic!
Inika Organic BB Cream in Nude – This is an easy, light coverage that I’ve been wearing for years. Subtly covers imperfections but your skin shines through. Review here.
Kosas Tinted Face Oil – Love this paired with my favorite concealer by Kosas – I wear Tone 3.5 or 04. Full review here.

Sunscreen for Face:

Fitglow Beauty Vita Shield SPF 30 – My daily go-to! No residue or whitish cast. Looks beautiful alone or under makeup. Review here.
Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream SPF 30 – Love this sunscreen – absorbs so well and smells great

Finishing Powder:

Kjaer Weis Pressed Translucent Powder – the best powder in green beauty! Love that it’s pressed in a gorgeous compact as well
W3LL PEOPLE Bio Brightening Invisible Powder – my choice for loose powder, although I prefer a pressed form

Concealer:

Rituel de Fille Ethereal Veil Concealer – I wear the shade Metis. Super creamy and blendable. Looks lovely on the skin. Can be used as a foundation with a satin-matte finish. Review here.
Kosas Revealer Concealer in Tone 03 or 3.5 – Super brightening and hydrating. My full video review is here.
Clove + Hallow Conceal + Correct in 02 and 03 – Great price point at $20!

Highlighter Faves:

Ouli’s Ointment – this is the most lovely-smelling balm that doubles as a cheekbone highlighter without any shimmer, great for mature skin
Fitglow Lumi Firm Highlighter – this one moisturizes and illuminates without obvious glittery texture
Rituel de Fille Rare Light Luminizer in Phosphene – a perfect pale peachy-beige glow

Cream Blush:

Kjaer Weis Cream Blush – these cream blushes are hard to beat. Favorites are Abundance, Sun Touched. Blossoming, and Reverence
Olie e Osso Tinted Balms – #9 and #11 are my go-tos – very dewy and moisturizing finish
Kosas Color + Light Creme Duo in 8th Muse –  gorgeous cool pink cream blush with a cream highlighter
Vapour Multi-Use Stick in Spark (reviewed the Vapour line here)

Powder Blush:

Fitglow Beauty Sunny Days Cheek Palette – the shade Rosé in this palette is the most gorgeous pressed blush color I’ve ever seen
Fitglow Beauty Stillness Blush Palette – 3 gorgeous shades for all occasions. I love the Whisper shade!
Kosas Color + Light Pressed Duo in Longitude Zero – great peachy-pink pressed blush with a lovely highlighter

Bronzer: 

All of my favorite bronzer swatches can be found in my 2020 Bronzer Showdown!

Lily Lolo Pressed Bronzer in Honolulu – Great true tan brown, not orange at all. I’ve been a fan for years.
Kosas The Sun Show Bronzers – These give you the most gorgeous sheen! I’m partial to the Medium shade.
HAN Bronzer in Malibu – This is a lovely cool-toned bronzer.
Kjaer Weis Flush and Go in Sunlit Glow – this is a great cream bronzer/blush duo.

Eye Shadow:

Beautycounter Eyeshadow Palette in Romantic – The best in green beauty (recently reformulated to perfection!) – these have incredible pigment and blend so easily, and I love to use the darker shades as liners.
Fitglow Beauty Night Palette – the shades in this palette are gorgeous
Lily Lolo Palettes – Laid Bare is a great neutral palette, and very affordable!

Eye Shadow Primer: Ilia Brightening Eye Primer

Eyeliner:

Smolder Eyeshadow from the Romantic Palette – I use this every day as my eyeliner. I just dampen a liner brush and apply this gorgeous dark plum shade at the base of my lashes.
Jane Iredale Mystikol Gel Liner in Onyx (seen here)
Ere Perez Eye Pencils in Black and Earth (review here and I want to try so many more colors)
Kjaer Weis Eye Pencil in Blue – this looks SO GOOD on brown eyes

Makeup Brushes:

Foundation: Clove + Hallow Perfecting Buffer Brush

Concealer: Clove + Hallow Precision Buffer Brush

Powder Bronzer: Fenty Cheek Hugging Bronzer Brush

Powder Blush: Wayne Goss 00 Brush

Cream Bronzer/Highlighter/Overall Blending: Westman Atelier Blender Brush

Cream Blush: RMS Blush Brush

Powder: Kjaer Weis Powder Brush

Eyeshadow: Wayne Goss The Eye Set

Eyeliner: Antonym #13 or Ere Perez Line/Blend Brush

Mascara:

Ilia Limitless Lash Mascara – Perfection. Wouldn’t change a thing and I wear it every day.
Honest Beauty Truly Lush Mascara + Primer – this mascara is 2nd runner up and it’s around 15 bucks
Inika Organic Long Lash Mascara – ridiculous length and volume A++++ (reviewed here)
Ere Perez Waterproof Mascara – super option for those of you who need water-resistant staying power!

Lipstick:

Kosas lipsticks – Hands down my favorite lipsticks and you can see all of the shades on me here (Need more photos? Here, here, here, and here – as you can see, I wear them a lot.)
Clove + Hallow Lip Velvets – LONGWEARING ALERT – these matte liquid lipsticks stay on your lips all day. You apply from the wand onto your lips and then let it set for a few seconds and you are good to go for at least 8 hours, no matter what you do. I’m wearing Sugarbear here, Road Trip here, and Napa here, Fiesta here, and Darling here.

For specific colors:

Nudes/Paler Pinks:

Ilia Colorblock High Impact Lipstick in Amberlight – my #1 true nude lipstick
Clove + Hallow Lip Creme in Desert Rose
W3LL People Nudist Lip Butter in Nude(seen here) – it has SPF 15!
Vapour High Voltage Lipstick in Au Pair – reviewed the Vapour line here
Kosas Lipstick in Rosewater and Stardust

Bolder shades:
Kjaer Weis Lipstick in KW Red – the perfect cool-toned matte red (seen here)
Clove + Hallow Lip Velvet in Napa and RoadTrip
Kosas Lipstick in Violet Fury
Clove + Hallow Lip Creme in Blooming
Rituel de Fille Enchanted Lip Sheers in Love Ache (seen here), Thistle (seen here) and Devil’s Claw (Also love Fortune Teller, which is one of their Forbidden Lipsticks. The darkest shade I own.)

Lip Crayons:

Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon in Framboise, Red Velvet (seen here), Pastille, and Aubergine (seen here)

Lipgloss:

Fitglow Lip Colour Serum – Far and away my favorite lip glosses. The shades, texture, scent, and hydration are all on point. Nudie is a gorgeous cool pink (seen here) that I wear almost daily. Also love Go, Liv, Buff, and Deep – full review here
Kjaer Weis Lip Gloss in Affinity and Fascination
Vapour Elixir Gloss in Beguile (seen here)
W3LL PEOPLE Bio Extreme Lip Gloss in Nude Rose (seen here)

Lip Balms:

Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask – #1 forever and ever amen
Clove + Hallow Lip Mask – Jockeying for top spot, this is basically a clean version of Vaseline. I named it one of my top 10 picks of 2019!

Lip pencils:

RMS Lip Liner in Daytime Nude and Nighttime Nude
Jane Iredale Lip Pencils in Terracotta, Spice, and Rose

Brows:

Jane Iredale Eyebrow Pencil in Dark Brunette
Plume Brow Pomade in Chesnut Decadence
Eye of Horus Brow Define in Nile

 

 

Monthly Beauty Boxes

 

Beauty Heroes – Full-sized, luxury clean beauty products. I have found so many favorite products via Beauty Heroes.

Petit Vour – These usually have a grouping of 4-5 clean beauty samples with one full size. Love this one too! (25% off your first box with code WHOORL25.)

Boxwalla – This beauty subscription is always so unique. They also do film and book subscriptions, which is fantastic.

 

Discount codes

 

Clove + Hallow – 15% off with code WHOORL15

Citrine – 10% off with code WHOORL10

MUN – 15% off your first purchase with code WHOORL

True Botanicals – $20 off your first order of $40+ with code WHOORLTRUE20

The Choosy Chick – 10% off with code WHOORL (I get my fabulous Inika Products here!)

Fitglow Beauty – 15% off with the code WHOORL15

Green Beauty Gift Guide (My 2017 Faves!)

The holidays are here, so I wanted to tell you about some of my absolute staples in the green beauty realm. All of these products bear the Whoorl stamp of approval and would be fantastic gifts for the natural beauties in your life, but let’s face it, green beauty ain’t cheap and this is the perfect time for you to stock up on some major savings for yourself.

SKINCARE

Tata Harper Regenerating Cleanser – I know I sound like a broken record at this point, but this is the most fabulous daily exfoliating cleanser in the world. I literally use it every morning of my life. (Massage onto a dry face, let it sit for a couple of minutes, then rinse.)

Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask – Now, about 2-3 times a week, I put this mask ON TOP of the above-mentioned Regenerating Cleanser. This is Tata’s personal recipe for major glow, and she is not messing around. It packs a 1-2 punch and I am a forever fan.

Tata Harper Clarifying Mask – This mask is fantastic for those with acneic or congested skin. I love it a few times a month to clear any congestion. Great as a spot treatment too.

Tata Harper Daily Essentials – A fantastic gift and/or way to introduce yourself to Tata’s incredible line. Great price point.

Osmia Purely Simple Face Cream – Purely. Simple. Face. Cream. Enough said.

Maya Chia The Super Couple – I alternate between this serum and the Super Critical Chia Seed Oil as my daily serum/moisturizer. (I use the Super Critical on the days my skin feels sensitive. It is AMAZING for sensitive skin types.)

Maya Chia Eye Achiever Serum – If you have been around these parts for awhile, you know I’ve never been a fan of eye creams or serums. This one made me a convert. I roll onto the eye area daily.

p.s. – Starting Sunday 11/26, when you spend $150 at Maya Chia, you will receive a full-sized bottle of their Body Illuminating Serum.

MUN Anarose Toner – Hands down, best toner. (So essentially, my daily skin routine is to cleanse with Tata’s Regenerating Cleanser in the morning or One Love Organics Easy Does It Foaming Cleanser at night, spray the MUN toner liberally on my face and neck, apply one of the Maya Chia oils listed above, and then roll on the eye serum. I’ve been using this exact method for months and my skin has never looked better.) Also, starting on Black Friday, 20% off all products at MUN.

(FYI, I spoke in detail about my morning skincare routine here and my evening skincare routine here.)

Kypris Clearing Serum – Great spot treatment for blemishes.

May Lindstrom The Honey Mud – Now, May Lindstrom doesn’t ever discount her products, so you can’t get a “deal” per se, but I willingly shell out the bucks for her amazing products. The Honey Mud is *the* quintessential moisturizing mask. So gentle you can use it every day and is made from raw honey and clays. Absolutely lush and plumps up your skin like no other.

May Lindstrom The Problem Solver – This mask it the do-it-all for skin issues…like its name, it truly is a problem solver. Made with clays, cacao, and warming spices, it smells like the holidays. Plus, it’s a powder mask that you activate with water so it lasts forever. This would be such a great gift, friends. (Oh, and also? The mask of all masks? Mix equal parts The Honey Mud with The Problem Solver and apply. Insane luxury.)

FOR MY FELLOW LIPSTICK JUNKIES

Ilia Mini Lip Trio – Okay, I don’t need this because I already have these colors, but if you want an intro to Ilia’s gorgeous lipsticks, this is it. Also, who wouldn’t love it as a gift? In the Baggu pouch? It’s adorable!

Kjaer Weis Lipstick in KW Red – This is MY red. The perfect matte red. I wear it multiple times a week and am wearing it here.

Ilia Lipstick – Try the trio if you are new, but some of my favorite shades are Blossom Lady (worn here), Madam Mina, and Crimson and Clover. Also, love the Ilia Lip Gloss in Love Buzz (worn here).

RMS lipstick – Oh, the brand new Wild With Desire line is beyond. I am OBSESSED with Jezebel (worn here) and Russian Roulette (worn here).

Rituel de Fille Lip Sheer – Also love the shade Fortune Teller which is the deepest, darkest red you’ve ever seen. So, so sexy. (Worn here.) Also, Love Ache is gorgeous. (Worn here.)

Jane Iredale Lip Pencil – These are the only lip pencils I use. I have Spice, Nutmeg, Terracotta, Rose, Berry, and Crimson.

MAKEUP

Kjaer Weis Eye Shadows – Love these shadows. Pricey, but the performance (and the packaging) is superb. However, if you want to save money, just buy the refills and put them in a Z Palette.

Jane Iredale Mystikol Liner – I wear this in Onyx every day lining my upper lashes. Depending on my mood, I apply it very thinly or make a cat eye like this. (I love this brush for application.)

Jane Iredale Brow Pencil – I searched forever for a replacement for my Anastacia Brow Pencil, and I finally found it. Easy to use, and good color match! I wear the dark brunette.

Antonym Cheek Crush – I don’t what it is about this peachy-pink sheen, but it lights up my face like no other. I receive compliments every time I wear this.

Vapour Aura Multi-Use Stick – Love these easy-to-use cream blushes in stick form. My favorites are Spark and Courtesan.

Rituel de Fille Cream Blush – With the above being said, if I had to pick one blush to wear for the rest of my life, it would be this blush in Lovesick.

Ilia Palette in Prima – I keep my shadow colors super natural, and these shades are perfectly wearable.

Rituel de Fille Luminizer – OMG. The shade Phosphene is so dear to me, I might have become a bit teary when I recently lost it in New York. #thestruggleisreal

RMS Luminizer Set – Another perfect gift! How cute is that set?

TOOLS

RMS Blush Brush – This is the best brush for applying cream blush. Puts the perfect amount on the cheeks and blends beautifully.

Antonym 6 Brush Set – Antonym brushes have quickly become a favorite of mine. This one has everything you need. (It includes the short angle brush that I mentioned above for eyeliner application.

HOME AND WELL BEING

Indie Lee Bath Soak – Divine. Jasmine and ylang-ylang have never smelled better.

Osmia Milk Bath Soak – So relaxing and I love the scent. Bath soaks are such a great gift too.

Moon Juice Sachet Box – Have you all heard of Moon Juice? They make great supplements for all aspects of you…brain, beauty, sex, power, dream. You can dissolve them in coffee or tea or put them in smoothies.

Beauty Chef Boost Set – Along the same supplement line, except these boosts are liquid. (They actually taste great!)

Love Mist Spray – This mist smells so. dang. good. Spray it around your room, on your body, pretty much wherever you want. If you love the scent of red mandarin, you will love this. (Interested in checking out all their scents? Try this mini sampler!)

As always, I am happy to answer any questions you might have about any of these products!

My Green Skincare Routine – AM & PM

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I finally put together my green skincare routine for you all, and decided it would be much easier to film it, opposed to writing for days on end. However, if you have any questions about the products mentioned in the video, please leave a comment and I’ll answer to the best of my knowledge!

Also, if you are thinking of pulling the trigger on some of these items, there are some great promotions going on today for Cyber Monday. Detox Market has up to $100 off your purchase, and Integrity Botanicals has 15% off orders over $100 with code THANKS15. Promotions end tonight, though!

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My Favorite Clean Eye Makeup

The Best Clean Eye Makeup Products

As far as I’m concerned, 2020 has become the year of eye makeup. How could it not? With constant mask-wearing in public, cheeks and lip products really aren’t being seen as much. (You know I’m a lip color girl and this new way of life has me adapting in many ways, including makeup!) With peepers being the main focus lately, I want to share my best tips for eye makeup while wearing masks, as well as my very favorite clean eye makeup products – liners, shadows, and mascara!

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4 Harmful Ingredients To Avoid In Skincare

Harmful Ingredients To Avoid In Skincare

It’s important to be mindful of what goes in and on our bodies and there is no shortage of information about harmful skincare product ingredients online. However, today I’d like to highlight a few ingredient categories that are definite no-nos for me, not only in regards to my body but also the environment.

(And then, because you know I just can’t not talk product, I want to share some of my all-time favorite clean products as well as some new ones that I have become fully obsessed with this year.)

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The Best Highlight Technique for Mature Skin

The Best Highlighters for Mature Skin

Adding a little bit of highlight to the face can make such a difference, but if you are over 40, you might run into some issues with most traditional shimmery highlighters. What seems to happen as we age and develop fine lines and wrinkles is that our beloved highlighters (even our holy grail ones from our 30s!) now creep into said fine lines. Not cool, man. Not cool at all.

You know what I’m talking about, ladies. Tiny little glitter particles settle themselves right into those lines, which does what? ACCENTUATES THEM. Downright unfair, if you ask me.

Well, I’ve searched the clean beauty sphere up and down for the best highlighters for ladies of a certain age and I’m here to share them all with you, as well as give you my tried-and-true application technique!

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