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Best Natural Beauty Concealers

Best Natural Beauty Concealers

Ok, you asked for this best natural beauty concealers post!  I’ve been working on this post for a while, excited to finally share.  I get this question several times a week.

What are the best natural beauty concealers?

I get it, I once was there too.  The thing is everyone looks for different things in their concealer.  Some want an under eye concealer and some want to hide imperfections.

And yes, under eye concealers are a lot different than a concealer you want to use to cover your zit- just sayin’.  I mean you can use a lot of under eye concealers on your face too but you probably don’t want to use a lot of your heavy concealers under your eyes.

So I’m outlining my absolute favorites in natural beauty.  What they’re best at when concealing and how I use them.

Consider yourself checked into concealer school!  Let’s dive into the best natural beauty concealers.

 

Concealer Tips:

  • You can use most concealers as an eye primer too!  Just apply this on top of your eyelid before eye shadow.  It helps to make your eyeshadow pop, plus gives your eyeshadow something to adhere to so it stands out.
  • Use a concealer to highlight your face.  Apply concealer where you would naturally use a highlighter.
  • Use on the inner corners of your eyes to make them appear brighter and pop.  Also, helps to make them look less tired.
  • If you’re goal is to cover under eye dark circles then make an upside down triangle under your eye area with your concealer.  This will help brighten your whole face.
  • Always apply your foundation first, then your concealer.
  • Highlight under your brows with concealer.  This helps bring your eye area up- it’s an instant eye lift!
  • Orange or pink concealer cancels out dark circles.
  • If using your finger to apply concealer, use your ring finger which has the least amount of muscles.
  • Green concealer is for blemishes and red spots.
  • Yellow concealer is for evening out skin tone.
  • If you’re concealer tends to look cakey, blot with a tissue under the eye area to soak up excess oil.
  • Apply a translucent powder after you apply under eye concealer to help set it and take away oil.  This also helps your eye area to look more awake and not tired or drab.
  • If you mess up on your eyeliner, use some concealer to hide mistakes.
  • Use concealer to help prevent bleeding lipstick.
  • Use concealer to help cancel out redness before applying a lipstick.  This helps you to achieve the true lipstick color.
  • Want to create you’re own tinted moisturizer?  Mix your concealer with some lotion and rub together!
  • Your concealer for your under eye area should be one shade lighter than your foundation.  But not too light where it looks drastically different.

 

I also recorded a video on how to achieve flawless concealer.  I show you how I apply mine and what I do to avoid creasing and make it last all day. Check out the video here!

 

 

Different Types Of Concealers:

There are different types of concealers and of course they are meant for different things.  I’m going to share all the different formulas in hopes that it will help guide you on which one to get.

  • Pencil Concealer- Helps to conceal blemishes, and good for on the go since it’s solid and less mess. Also, good for highlighting the face. Pencils offer a thicker consistency.  They are similar to a cream concealer but in pencil form.
  • Cream Concealer- The consistency of a cream concealer is thicker, gives more of a matte finish and is good for helping to conceal blemishes, tattoos and deep pigmentation.
  • Liquid Concealer- This type is great for under the eye area and for blending into the skin. Great for evening skin tone.
  • Pen Concealer With Brush Tip- This is more of a sheer formula and great for under the eye area.

 

Concealers For Skin Type:

Not all concealers work for every skin type.  I’m going to outline below which I would recommend depending on age, and skin type.

  • Dry Skin- I have dry skin and definitely lean towards a liquid concealer because of the dewiness it adds and the hydration.  It doesn’t look cakey or heavy on my skin like a more opaque formula.  That being said I do prefer a little more opaqueness and creamy texture for covering hyperpigmentation. My favorites for dry skin are, Kosas Revealer, Ilia True Skin Serum Concealer, Fitglow  Conceal + for hyperpigmentation and blemishes, and Clove and Hallow Concealer.  RMS Beauty would be great too.
  • Combination Skin- Your skin might feel pretty normal overall but at times get a little oily in the t-zone. That being considered, I would recommend Fitglow Conceal +, Ilia True Skin Serum Concealer, Clove and Hallow Concealer, and Hynt Beauty Concealer.  I think the Kosas Revealer would work too, but you would probably want to set it with a translucent powder to cut down any shine.
  • Oily Skin- If you have oily skin I would recommend Ilia’s True Skin Serum Concealer.  It has really low, if any comedogenic ingredients for most people and still dries to a demi-matte so it’s not adding a ton of shine.  I also like Hynt Beauty, since it dries to a matte texture as well.  Fitglow Conceal + is also a great option since it dries to a matte finish.
  • Mature Skin- If you have mature skin I would recommend first to make sure you use a moisturizer under the eye area.  You don’t want it to be dry.  Also, choose a concealer that is hydrating and lightweight.  If you choose to heavy of a concealer you’re going to get a crepey/cakey look.  Which is only going to accentuate the fine lines.  I really like W3ll People’s Concealer super hydrating and not too heavy.  I also would recommend RMS Beauty Un Coverup– this turns very creamy as you work with it on your fingers, very dewy looking. Beautycounter’s Concealer is another great one for under the eye area.  I also would recommend Kosas Revealer, since it’s going to add brightness and give hydration.  Last tip, use a primer under the eye area too.  This is going to fill in any fine lines and really help keep your concealer from moving around and getting into the fine lines.  Make sure you set your foundation with a translucent powder.  Finally don’t cake on your products and don’t apply a lot of concealer near crow’s feet.  Most people don’t have discoloration there, and the concealer tends to get into the fine lines easier there.  Stick to applying concealer where you have the bulk of your discoloration which is closer to your eye area. Less is more as you age.

 

Ok, I’m not going to make you wait any longer- here are the best natural beauty concealers!

 

Best Natural Beauty Concealers:

 

 

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Fitglow Concealer is one of my holy grails in clean beauty!

 

 

 

Fitglow Beauty Conceal +-

 

Concealer Type- Fitglow is a liquid concealer but I would also say it’s more of a cream consistency too since it feels a little thicker.  A little of both.

Packaging- It comes in a tube form with a wand.

Formula- The formula is more of a heavier formula for a wand concealer but not as heavy as a cream concealer.  It doesn’t feel as wet as some wand concealers are. It dries quickly which I love.  Making it really great for hyperpigmentation and covering redness.

How Does It Wear- The longevity of this concealer is excellent.  It really lasts the whole day for me, especially when set with a translucent power or mineral powder.

What Is It Good For- This concealer is great for covering blemishes and redness.  It really does such a good job of staying in place and not moving.  It’s especially good for covering blemishes, redness or hyperpigmentation.  I use this on my cheeks for hyperpigmentation, and under my nose for redness.  I also like it for highlighting the face too.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- This concealer could be a comedogenic concealer for some since it contains the ingredient beeswax.  Beeswax basically blocks off all oxygen to your pores so your skin can’t breathe.  Some people might be fine with it but others may find it to cause acne flare ups.

Shades- Comes in 9 shades.  I wear the color 3.5.

Review- This is my go to concealer for my cheeks and covering blemishes and hyperpigmentation.  I always reach for it first because it does such a stellar job and lasts. Definitely one of the best natural beauty concealers.  It’s so easy to blend into the skin. I don’t like it as much for under eyes, it’s too thick for me and ends up looking cakey. Get it here!

 

 

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RMS Beauty Un CoverUp has been a staple in my beauty bag for 10 years!

 

 

 

 

 

RMS Beauty Concealer-

Concealer Type- This is a cream concealer.

Packaging- It comes in a frosted glass jar.

Formula- The formula is lightweight in that it doesn’t feel heavy on the skin, yet it is thick enough to provide some awesome coverage when it comes to covering hyperpigmentation and blemishes.  It warms up in your hand and skin as you apply it.

How Does It Wear- It wears well.  It doesn’t look as good by the end of the day, but I think that’s what makes this kind of beautiful too.  It’s more of that worn in, effortless look.  I will still look like I have some great coverage but it’s going to have faded a little.  Very natural look overall.

What Is It Good For- This concealer is great for covering redness or hyperpigmentation.  It really offers great coverage but doesn’t look cakey or matte.  Very dewy skin look overall.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- This is definitely not non-comedogenic.  It has coconut oil as the base, which is a very high comedogenic rating. I would steer clear of this if you find your pores get easily clogged or you have acne.

Shades- Comes in 16 shades.  I wear the color 22.

Vegan- No

Review- This was the first natural beauty concealer I used 10 years ago.  It’s been a long favorite of mine.  It melts so easily into the skin, which I love giving you such a natural look, yet it still offers some coverage.  It feels very smooth and a bit oily.  Not bad oily but it is made of coconut oil so it does get a little oily feeling as you work with it in your hands.  This is great under eyes too, as it looks smooth and seamless.  I would just be sure to set it with a translucent powder as well.  This is really like a foundation, concealer in one.  Often I’ll just wear this and not wear any foundation.  I just apply starting in my t-zone area and then blend out for a really natural look.  It makes my skin feel pulled together but not overdone.  Get it here!

 

 

 

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I’ve fallen hard for Clove and Hallow’s Concealer!

 

 

Clove and Hallow Concealer-

Concealer Type- This is a liquid concealer.

Packaging- It comes in a wand form.

Formula- The formula is creamy and dewy feeling.  It reminds me of Fitglow’s Concealer but it’s not as thick, a little wetter formula.  But then once you apply it to your skin is dries matte.

How Does It Wear- The concealer lasts all day and really looks great after a day’s wear.

What Is It Good For- This is great for covering blemishes, hyperpigmentation, and redness.  I like how it offers good coverage but isn’t too heavy.  I do like it under the eyes as well.  It’s creamy enough that it doesn’t look cakey under the eye area.  It’s great for building coverage too.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- This is definitely not non-comedogenic.  It has coconut oil, which is a very high comedogenic rating. I would steer clear of this if you find your pores get easily clogged or you have acne.

Shades- Comes in 10 shades.  I wear the color 03.

Vegan- It is vegan.

Review- This concealer really performs so well!  I find myself reaching for it among all my concealers because it’s so versatile and can be used under the eyes and for redness and hyperpigmentation.  It really lasts too.  The only thing I don’t love about it is the packaging.  For some reason some of the product will come out of the top each time I use it.  When you put the wand back in the tube, it’s almost like it pushes the product down and then when you take it out, more product comes with it.  That would be my only drawback.  Other than that I really love this concealer!  Get it here!

 

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Beautycounter Concealer-

 

This is a new fave for under the eyes!  I don’t like it for covering blemishes or redness on the face, it’s too wet of a formula.  But it works great for under the eye area because it is a little wetter of a formula.  I can blend it in really well and it covers dark circles and discoloration under the eyes.  It comes in a pen/brush formula.  You push the cap on the bottom and the formula comes out easily on this paint brush like applicator.  You then apply that to the eye area and pat the formula in with your fingers.  It brightens up your eye but doesn’t look cakey!  I also dust a little translucent powder on top of the concealer to help set it.  Get it here!

Concealer Type- This is a pen concealer with brush tip.

Packaging- It comes in a wand form, with a click applicator.

Formula- The formula is lightweight and creamy.  A little on the wet side.

How Does It Wear- It lasts well, but I do find it looks a little worn by the end of the day.

What Is It Good For- This is the perfect under eye concealer.  It really offers some light coverage for under the eyes and a little dewiness. It’s too light for covering blemishes.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- It’s not comedogenic. It has coconut oil in it.

Shades- Comes in 6 shades.  I wear the color light.

Vegan- It is vegan.

Review- I really love using this concealer for under my eyes.  It’s lightweight so it doesn’t look cakey or too heavy.  It blends really well into the skin and adds some brightness too.  I also like how it feels a little dewy.  I don’t use this for covering blemishes or anything else.  It’s too sheer, but I really do love it for a great under eye concealer.  Get it here!

 

 

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Hynt Beauty Concealer-

Concealer Type- This is a cream concealer.

Packaging- It comes in a glass jar.

Formula- The formula is solid in the jar but when you touch it the product instantly melts onto your fingers making it easy to spread and use. It is opaque more, even though it does feel lightweight.

How Does It Wear- The concealer lasts all day and really looks great after a day’s wear

What Is It Good For- This is great for covering blemishes, hyperpigmentation, and redness.  I like how it offers good coverage but isn’t too heavy.  I don’t like it under the eyes.  I find it looks a little cakey and heavy.  This is the best concealer for really getting some good coverage on the blemishes.  You can really build the coverage as you go.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- This is definitely not non-comedogenic.  It has coconut oil, which is a very high comedogenic rating.

Shades- Comes in 7 shades.  I wear the color medium.

Vegan- It is vegan.

Review- This concealer really is the holy grail when it comes to coverage.  If theres something you want to cover it does a good job.  You can even apply it, let it dry for 5 minutes, then go back and reapply the product for even more coverage.  I’ve even read where people use it to cover tattoos!  Get it here!

 

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This is a great under eye concealer.

 

 

 

W3ll People-

Concealer Type- This is a liquid concealer.

Packaging- It comes in a small tube that you squirt out.

Formula- The formula is very dewy and slightly whipped texture to it.  Even though it feels dewy it does set in the skin well.

How Does It Wear- It’s not as long as others.  By the end of the day I can see some has worn off but it still looks nice.  I notice if I set it, it really helps give it some longevity since it’s lightweight and tends to fade a little.

What Is It Good For- I really love this concealer for under the eyes but not for blemishes or redness. It has a texture that really brightens the under eye area and doesn’t feel heavy.  I find it’s a little to sheer to offer the coverage I want.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- It has coconut oil in it.  It has coconut oil, which is a very high comedogenic rating.

Shades- Comes in 6 shades.  I wear the color 2.

Vegan- It is not vegan.

Review- Overall, this is a great under eye concealer as I’ve mentioned.  I just squirt the formula out and then use my fingers to tap under my eyes.  It helps to even out discoloration under the eye area and perk up tired eyes.  Of course I add a little translucent powder to the under eye area too to set it.  You don’t have too but I find I’ll get creasing if I don’t.  The only thing I don’t love about it, is it tends to separate sometimes I’ve noticed in the tube.  So you get a little oil coming out separate from the pigment. But other than that it’s a great under eye concealer.  Get it here!

 

 

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One of my favorite all around natural beauty concealers!

 

 

 

Ilia True Skin Serum Concealer

Concealer Type- This is a liquid concealer.

Packaging- It comes in liquid form.

Formula- The formula feels creamy to the touch, and silky smooth.  Blends really nice in the skin.

How Does It Wear- Great!  It looks so good on the skin even at night.  Really impressed with the longevity.

What Is It Good For- I love this concealer for everything!  It does well underneath my eyes, and covering redness and hyperpigmentation.  It’s the perfect all around medium coverage concealer.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- It is low in comedogenic ingredients.  I would recommend it for those who might be sensitive to comedogenic ingredients.  Do a patch test first to see how your skin reacts.

Shades- Comes in 12 shades.  I wear the color SC3.

Vegan- It is vegan.

Review- I really dig this concealer!  It hits all the marks for me.  It’s lightweight feeling, yet still offers the coverage I crave in a concealer and I love that it works for both my under eye area and hyperpigmentation and redness.  It blends so nicely into the skin and doesn’t feel heavy. Get it here!

 

 

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This concealer is great for quickly highlighting the face.

 

 

 

PYT Pencil Concealer

Concealer Type- This is a pencil concealer.

Packaging- It comes in a pencil form that needs to be turned when the tip gets dull. It also has a brush on the end for helping to blend the formula.

Formula- The formula feels more opaque and matte.

How Does It Wear- It’s ok on wear.  I felt like it faded quickly and wasn’t as natural looking as I had hoped it would be.

What Is It Good For- This is a great concealer for highlighting the face because of it’s pencil application.  It also is good for blemishes as you can apply it right on them.  I don’t like it for under the eyes as it’s too opaque and not dewy enough.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- It does have comedogenic ingredients in it. 

Shades- Comes in 11 shades.  I wear the color light/warm. 

Vegan- It is not vegan 

Review- I wouldn’t pick this concealer up regularly.  I can see where it would be good for highlighting and contouring since it’s a pencil and easy to quickly blend it.  Also, if you have minimal hyperpigmentation, it would work to conceal.  However, I wouldn’t use this under the eye area.  Get it here!

 

 

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This new Kosas Revealer concealer takes the cake for brightening and great coverage.

 

 

Kosas Revealer Concealer

Concealer Type- This is a liquid concealer.

Packaging- It comes in a tube with a wand.

Formula- The formula feels creamy to the touch, and silky smooth.  Blends really nice in the skin.

How Does It Wear- It wears so well.  My eyes still seemed bright and my hyperpigmentation was still covered.

What Is It Good For- This is great for covering blemishes and redness, plus it’s dewy enough for covering my under eye area.

Comedogenic/Non-Comedogenic- It does have comedogenic ingredients in it.

Shades- Comes in 16 shades.  I wear the color 3.5.

Vegan- It is not vegan.

Review- This concealer gives you an overall brightness to your whole look.  I love that it has caffeine to help de-puff the under eye area and hyaluronic acid to add hydration.  I feel that they really thought through this product when bringing it to market it and nailed it. I keep reaching for this!  I’m excited to add it to the best natural beauty concealers!  Get it here!

 
 

 

Well, that sums up the best natural beauty concealers!  See any faves?  What is your favorite?

 

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Natural Beauty Box Roundup April

Natural Beauty Box Roundup April

The natural beauty box roundup April is live!  Can you believe it’s April?!  I feel like on one hand this year has flown by and on the other hand it feels like it’s been the longest year.  In the midst of Coronavirus right now I hope you all are safe and healthy.  I had polled many readers on Instagram asking if they wanted to have similar content and I received an overwhelmingly yes response- so I’m continuing with all the content I had planned.  I hope it brightens your day and gives something positive for your mind to think on.

Every month I round out the best natural beauty boxes in clean beauty.  This month is exceptionally good!  I have been on the edge of my seat to share this month’s content with you.  So many amazing brands and new ones I haven’t used before.  

*Also, be sure to check back as I release my reviews for the boxes as they roll out.  Here are some of the boxes that will be released later in the month:

 

Beauty Heroes: Mukti Organics

 

Beauty Heroes April Review

I had never tried Mukti until this box and let’s just say now I want to try all their products!

 

Ok, I have been itching to share this new brand with you all!  I haven’t tried anything Mukti Organics until this box, but let’s just say these won’t be the last products I try- they’re so good.  The brand Mukti is from Australia and really is a pioneer when it comes to incorporating their native resources into their products.  Their mantra is to be organic, sustainable and ethical in all that they do.  Their formulas are the real deal and don’t contain any unnecessary fillers.  Just potent botanical ingredients that do the work for the skin. I love that their ingredients are third party tested, ensuring that products are in fact eco and meet their strict criteria. They have an advanced extraction method that helps them to preserve the products so they are represented in their most potent state.  They really take it to the next level when it comes to creating something truly special in a skincare brand. I feel like there are two heroic products for this month, even though technically one is a sidekick- read on to see why!

Mukti Hyaluronic Marine Serum- This is the heroic product for the month!  A serum of all serums.  This serum with it’s low molecular weight, absorbs so well into the skin.  It uses the power of hyaluronic acid to plump and hydrate the skin.  Did you know that hyaluronic acid delivers 1000% times it’s weight in water?  So if you’re skin feels dry or thirsty as I like to say- this is your new best friend!  The combination of hyaluronic acid, plus a special extract called Fucoidan that’s derived from Wakame Seaweed, is a one-two punch for preventing wrinkles from forming.  Did your ears just perk up?  Well, listen to this quote taken from Mukti Organics website-

Studies have shown that Fucoidan extract increases the expression of SIRT1 anti-ageing protein and increases moisture retention by up to 30%. The combination of Hyaluronic Acid and Fucoidan extract improves overall skin appearance by 60% in 12 weeks.

I am loving it!  So here’s my experience.  I apply it on my skin after I cleanse and tone.  Then when my skin is just slightly damp still I apply the serum. Then I apply my oil and a cream if I need too.  When I wake up my skin still feels hydrated!! I repeat still feels hydrated.  It really plumps up my skin and provides this barrier to seal moisture in.  I love using it under my makeup too.  It helps to give my skin an overall smooth canvas to apply my foundation.  Such a well made product that works- bottom line!

2-in-1 Resurfacing Exfoliant- The sidekick product this month is this exfoliant that had me basically after the first application but sold me the more I used it.  This has a combination of fruit acids that help loosen and rid the intracellular bonds, while encouraging collagen production.  Then once the fruit acids do their thing, jojoba esters and finely ground bamboo particles remove the dead skin.  I used this in the morning first thing on damp skin.  I rubbed in circular motions.  Then brushed my teeth. Once I was done I rinsed it off.  My skin felt so smooth and radiant!  I used it twice a week.  If you have sensitive skin I would do a patch test first and then see how your skin does.  It smells amazing too!  Like fresh lime juice and it’s this beautiful emerald green.  This has been on repeat in my skincare routine!

I would not wait on this discovery if you’re thinking of snagging it!  It’s a special one and I wouldn’t be surprised if they sell out.  The value is $124 but you can get it for $58.95!  Get the box here! 

 

Boxwalla April Box: Monastery Made

 

Natural Beauty Box Roundup For April

Another home run box for Boxwalla and a new brand for me!

 

I feel like a broken record whenever I talk about Boxwalla boxes.  I always want to say the same thing.  How I hadn’t tried the brand, and now I’m sold, blah, blah, blah.  Well, guess what?  It’s a new month and I’m going to say the same thing…sorry not sorry.  I mean they consistently hit it out of the park when it comes to stellar beauty boxes.  I think there’s one fact that may contribute to this- they’re a bi-monthly box.  So you’re only getting it every other month.  Really helps you to savor the products and also gives the box time to curate exceptional experiences for their consumers.  

So the April box is a winner for me all around.  I hadn’t tried Monastery before and now I want to try all their offerings…sound familiar?  Ok, well here’s the skinny on this holistic skincare brand.  It was founded by Athena, an esthetician who had practiced for 20 years in her field- side note, she still practices today.  Her skincare line is reminiscent of her summers spent with her grandmother in Greek Cyclades.  Her grandma would create these concoctions of various herbs and oil.  I love hearing how brands come to create their products and what their muses are.  The products in this month’s box are a reflection not only of her grandma but also of all of Athena’s experience as an esthetician. All her products are handmade in San Francisco. 

Aloe Hyaluronic Moisture Boost- Do you see a theme with the boxes in general this month?  Hyaluronic acid!  For good reason this ingredient doesn’t play when it comes to delivering some serious hydration to the skin.  It actually has two forms of hyaluronic acid.  One sits on the surface of your skin and moisturizes it while softening, while the other penetrates deeper to help plump the skin.  But it get’s even better.  The hyaluronic acid is formulated with aloe to add even more hydration to the skin!  This basically transforms the skin and creates an overall dewy, hydrated complexion.  I’m obsessed!  I use it at night before my oils or creams and after my cleanser and toner.  I also love applying this right before my makeup to give my skin an overall boost of hydration and a smooth canvas.  This is perfect for the skin all year long- a new staple!

Rose Glycolic Gel- This is an exfoliating serum.  It has a concentration of 10% glycolic acid.  This alpha hydroxy acid has been used for a long time to help with hyperpigmentation and fine lines. The glycolic acid that Athena uses is from sugarcane and papaya.  This combination is then added to rose water to not only exfoliate the skin but also to soften, and brighten the complexion.  I used this at night after cleansing and toning.  I would apply 2 pumps to my skin, then add the Aloe Hyaluronic Moisture Boost and then my oil and cream.  I woke up to brighter, smoother skin.  Friends this product does not mess around.  It is not full strength glycolic but still very effective at a pH of 5.  If you have sensitive skin I would recommend patch testing before use.  

The whole look of the products is a 10 in my book too.  The value of the box is $153 but you can get it for $49.95- talk about a steal!  Get the box here!

 

The Clean Beauty Box: Fresh

 

The Clean Beauty Box

It’s all about being FRESH in this month’s Clean Beauty Box!

 

We are seeing two brands in The Clean Beauty Box this month.  The first is a new brand I haven’t tried before.  Dafna’s.  This brand is a combination of Ayurveda and modern biotechnology.  This line does it all from helping your skin detox, renew, repair and uplift.  Their products are made in Spain.  I love how they choose low molecular weight active ingredients so that they really penetrate deep into the skin and do the work.  We are seeing their Recovery Cleanser in the box this month.

The second brand we are seeing is Malaya.  I truly believe in their philosophy of skincare, it’s a whole body approach.  What you put in your body, and on it directly affect each other…I couldn’t agree more.  They use the purest ingredients to reduce toxic exposure, as well as care for the environment.  Not only that, but all their packaging is recyclable and reusable.  Pretty awesome!  Malaya really started when the founder, Katya, had teenage acne growing up.  This could have scarred some people, but with Katya, it drove her on a quest to find out about skincare, the body and how it all works.  What she found was answers and a beautiful natural skincare line today.  Oh and P.S. her skin looks amazing now!  We are seeing their firming eye serum in the box.

Dafna’s Recovery Cleanser- This is a balm to milk cleanser.  It feels so hydrating on the skin, while it removes your makeup and debris from the day.  My skin feels completely hydrated after using.  I start applying it to dry skin and then once I’ve worked the product in, I add a little water to get that milky consistency.  I then rinse some of it off with water, but finish getting the rest of it off with a washcloth.  Skin feels refreshed and balanced after using.

Malaya Firming Eye Serum- This eye serum is filled with ingredients that help to firm and treat the under eye area.  It has collagen stimulating botanical stem cells, along with pea peptides that help to firm the skin.  Plus, green coffee that helps to de-puff and prickly pear that helps to nourish and hydrate the skin.  I’m wondering what this magic little bottle doesn’t do!  I’ve been applying mine morning and night.  I love how it absorbs so quickly into the skin.  It comes in a rollerball form too which I love.  Makes application so smooth.  

The value of this box is $120, but you can get it for $41.95! Get it here! 

 

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Best Natural and Organic Foundations

Best Natural and Organic Foundations

Sharing in my newest video the best natural and organic foundations in clean beauty!  After 10 years in the clean beauty industry I’ve waded through all the natural beauty foundations and I’m sharing the best of the best with you.  From liquid foundations, to powder and everything in between.  I have something for every skin type too.  I’m even showing you how I apply the foundations and what they look like on a bare face.  It can sometimes seem hard to find your perfect foundation but it doesn’t have too.  There are so many great formulas out now that make swapping over to a clean foundation SO easy!  

I also have a whole blog post dedicated to natural foundations.  I share even more in the post on different formulas, before and after pictures and what skin type they would work for.  I also have a free download where I share all my tips and tricks for achieving flawless foundation coverage.  I go over what brushes to use, how to prep your skin and so much more.  Often people tell me they don’t like a certain foundation, but really they are applying it all wrong.  In this download I’m giving you all the details on how to get the perfect application so you’re skin will glow and not look cakey.

 

Check out my best natural and organic foundations video here!

 

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Best Of Natural Beauty March

Best Of Natural Beauty March

It’s that time of month again!  Best of natural beauty March edition is here.  Every month I’m sharing some new natural beauty products with you.  These could new releases, new to me or just products I’ve started to use again with the season change.  If you haven’t noticed natural beauty is only getting better and better every year!  The industry is growing wildly and I’m so here for it.  

This month I’ve got some fun new releases I’m excited to share with you!  I’m talking about a new natural mascara fave, a new natural cleanser, a new tinted moisturizer/foundation, plus a moisturizer that is giving me life.  Check out all the goodness below!

 

Best Of Natural Beauty March Edition-

 

Crunchi's new mascara review

Sharing the best of natural beauty for March.

 

Crunchi’s New Mascara

This was seriously love at first swipe!  Finding a good natural mascara can sometimes seem like a task.  However, in recent years formulas have just gotten better with time.  I love how easy it is to get lift and pigment with this mascara.  It doesn’t take 20 swipes to really get some product on your lashes.  AND it does everything!  Yes, you heard me right.  From giving my lashes lift, volume, separation and length.  The only thing I’ve noticed was a few black specks around my eyes after working out heavily.  I’m a sweater and have beads of sweat coming from my forehead after a workout- so mascara in general doesn’t always stand a chance.  It’s not a big deal and isn’t running off my face but I did want to mention that.  It also comes in a glass tube which I’ve never seen and love.  Such a eco-friendly alternative to plastic.  I’m sure more companies will start doing this!  I wanted to mention that the mascara is made for sensitive eyes.  So if you do find a lot of mascaras irritate you, you might want to check out this one.  Get the mascara here!

 

best of natural beauty March

This new natural mascara is making me swoon!

 

Beuti Pomegranate Glow Enzyme Cleanser

Wow, Aillea sent me this cleanser and let’s just say I was so impressed after the first use.  This is what I expect from my cleanser.  I want it to remove all my makeup and not leave any residue- this includes mascara.  I want to be able to just rinse it off with water and not have to use a washcloth.  Now most oil cleansers you need a washcloth and I’m not saying I don’t love oil cleansers but overall I prefer a cleanser that doesn’t require an extra step like using a washcloth in this season of my life(hello baby, a 3 year old and a 5 year old).  So you can imagine my delight when I used this cleanser for the first time and it removed all my makeup- yes even the stubborn mascara and rinsed off with water.  Plus, my skin still felt hydrated and had a subtle glow to it.  The only other cleanser that really hits all the marks for me is Beautycounter’s Countertime Cleansing Oil.  It does all of the things I mentioned above as well.  So if you’re needing a good cleanser- look no further!  Get the Beuti Glow Enzyme Cleanser here!

 

 

Natural beauty faves for March

This natural beauty moisturizer by Alpyn Beauty is the perfect day or nighttime moisturizer.

 

Alpyn Beauty PlantGenius Moisturizer

I had to include this moisturizer in the best of natural beauty for March.  Another product I received from Aillea and can’t stop using!  It has the perfect weight for a moisturizer.  Not too heavy, but moisturizing enough so your skin doesn’t feel dry.  I’ve been applying this at night over my serum and oil for an extra boost of hydration.  My skin feels supple and moist.  I’ve also used it for a day moisturizer and love how my skin feels.  My makeup goes on easily but doesn’t feel cakey.  I love that it not only has ceramides but also squalene, Vitamin C and even some plant-derived retinol.  If you’re not familiar with ceramides allow me to explain.  They are lipids that help form the skin barrier, while helping the skin keep hydration and moisture.  You want ceramides in your skincare. It’s basically a nutrient dense moisturizer that not only offers the perfect amount of hydration but also feeds your skin at the same time.  My skin looks brighter after using.  After I had been using it for a while I started to read more about it and wasn’t shocked when I saw it was given 5 stars from everyone!  This is a moisturizer everyone could use.  Get the Alpyn Moisturizer here! 

 

Maya Chia Review

This serum packs a serious punch for fine lines and wrinkles.

 

Maya Chia Straight A Serum

This is Maya Chia’s newest product.  I’ve been using it for 3 weeks.  I always hesitate to talk about a skincare product right away because I like to give it time.  If it’s one thing I tell people it’s that skincare products take time!  Yes, you can know if you like something as far as texture or feel but serums and oils really take a while to see results.  That being said I have been using this for a bit and definitely can speak to the overall experience of it.  It contains the plant retinol bakuchiol which I’ve used before in other skincare products and it also contains moth bean extract- another plant derived retinol.  But it also contains an advanced retinol using an encapsulated Retinol.  This is a derivative of Vitamin A without BHT.  BHT has been shown to cause live damage in rats even in small amounts.  Plus, the supply chain with BHT is very unstable.  Besides the powerful retinols it also contains Vitamin C and Vitamin E.  These brighten the skin and help fade hyperpigmentation.  You’re also going to get some serious hydration from this serum with Buriti oil, and chia seed oil. I’ve only been using this for a bit because they advise not to use while pregnant or breastfeeding.  I’ve heard from other bloggers how amazing it is as well. I’ll be sure to test it when I’m done nursing. Get the serum here!

 

best natural beauty March

This is the perfect way to get your skin glowing!

 

Beautycounter Glow Shimmer Oil

So spring break is here for most people, and even though some of us are staying home I wanted to share this product.  You’re going to need it for warm summer months!  This is an all over body shimmer oil but it doesn’t leave you feeling greasy like many body oils.  Also the shimmer isn’t glittery but just a nice subtle glow.  This would be perfect for applying all over your skin before the beach or on a date night where you’re wearing a dress and want to snazz it up a bit.  It smells citrusy and fresh.  I know I’ll be applying this all the time to my legs especially in the summer!  Get it here!

 

Leahlani Review

This mask still remains one of my faves in natural beauty after all these years!

 

Leahlani Mermaid Mask

This is not a new product but one I couldn’t not mention since it’s been in my skincare rotation as of late nonstop.  Admittedly I do go through phases with masks.  Right now I can’t get enough of Leahlani’s Mermaid Mask.  My skin is loving it.  It really gives my skin all that it needs right now, plus a glow afterwards that I can’t deny.  I love the smell too.  You really feel transported to the islands where this mask is made.  It’s a whole experience as you can tell.  Many people ask what mask they should buy when transitioning to green beauty and this is it!  I promise you will love it and thank me.  It is a little piece of heaven.  With ingredients like Chlorella, sea buckthorn, spirulina and raw honey, this mask is pure decadence.  A lot of masks moisturize after wearing, but you don’t notice a visible difference to the naked eye.  Not the case with the Mermaid Mask, you’ll be glowing!  It smells so insanely good too.  You’ll be tempted to eat it.  If you’re needing a pick me up, or a special treat for you- get the Mermaid Mask and savor every ounce of self care.  Get the Mermaid Mask here!

 

Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint Review

This new Ilia Super Skin Tint is giving me all the feels!

 

Ilia’s Super Serum Skin Tint

I was so excited to try the Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint.  This is Ilia’s newest product launch.  If you’ve followed me for a hot minute then you know I love pretty much anything Ilia makes!  I had heard mixed reviews about their Super Serum Skin Tint.  What’s unique about this serum skin tint is that it contains SPF 40 using the mineral zinc.  The zinc is non-nano.  It combines skincare, makeup and SPF all into one product.  Not a small feat!  It really is a little bottle full of goodness.  Not only does it have the SPF but also skin loving ingredients like Niacinamide, Squalene, and Hyaluronic Acids.  You end up with this dewy soft look but yet with a good amount of coverage.  My skin doesn’t feel masked but it doesn’t feel too exposed.  It doesn’t feel heavy at all, like I’m not wearing anything but I am.  I’ve had so many people ask me about this product that I wanted to share my thoughts!  I basically will be wearing this nonstop in the summer months.  I love that the SPF is a decent amount.  Many tinted moisturizers are 15 or 20 but 40 SPF is not something I’ve seen a lot of when it comes to a product like this.  I apply mine after I’ve moisturized with either a day cream or an oil.  I also have tried the Ilia Skin Radiant Priming Serum and love that combo too.  I used a foundation brush for application but your finders work great too. Oh and did I mention it comes in 18 colors too?  Check it out here!  

 

Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint Review

Wearing ST4 Formosa in the Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint.

 

What are you loving right now in natural beauty? What are some of your best of natural beauty March products?

 

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Wellness During COVID-19

Wellness During COVID-19

In today’s video I’m sharing what wellness during COVID-19 looks like for me.  From what supplements I’m taking to how I’m supporting my body with nourishing foods and how I’m sticking to my routine.  It’s so important during this time to make sure we are taking care of ourselves in every way.  Our bodies crave all the good foods and getting movement in.  Whether that’s through playing with our kids, going on a walk, or doing a workout at home.  Moving our body is not only critical for our bodies but also our overall health- especially our mind.  Our minds might being feeling anxious, or stressed, and it’s important to release that energy.  Working out is a great way to get those endorphins going and take back our minds.  Movement isn’t the only thing to consider during this time.  Supplements are another great way to make sure our bodies are getting all the right nutrients.  I’m sharing what I’m taking to support my overall immune system and some other foods I’ve been purposely eating more of during this time.  I hope my wellness during the COVID-19 recap helps you know what to support your immune system and overall body with right now.

 

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