Eyes

Natural Eye Highlighters | Makeup Detox

While I use loose powders as eyeshadow, I sometimes just want something quick and easy to highlight the inner corners of my eye and my browbone (just under my eyebrow). Enter highlighters! Here are two I use all the time. The first highlighter is called Diva Stix in Milk, by The All Natural Face. It’s… Read More »

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Natural Brow Makeup - Without Looking Crazy | Makeup Detox

Even though I have dark eyebrows, I fill in my brows pretty much every day. It’s one of those things that makes you look more polished. While I use loose minerals for my eyeshadows, I use pressed powder for my brows. Why? Because I don’t want to look crazy. Loose minerals can show up more… Read More »

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All Natural Eyeliners | Makeup Detox

Natural eyeliners are a pretty easy switch. One of the things you may notice is it can take a moment for natural pencils to ‘soften’, so in the winter try holding the tip against the back of your hand for a minute or so, to warm it up and soften it. Here are some great… Read More »

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Natural Mascaras | Makeup Detox

Most natural beauty buffs complain about finding a good all-natural mascara. Well I think they should quit their whining (was that mean?). I’ve found some great options. They might not be quite as waterproof or smudgeproof as their chemical counterparts, but pretty close. Basically you’ll be fine if it rains or you have a sobfest… Read More »

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Real Purity Pressed Eyeshadows | Makeup Detox

Loose eyeshadows are great but if you’re not ready to make the jump yet, here are some pressed options. Pressed is good for travel and it’s true, they’re a bit easier to work with for when you’re in a rush. These Real Purity pressed shadows are samples… they don’t look super dazzling in the photo… Read More »

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Madison Street Beauty Eyeshadows | Makeup Detox

*Please note, the discount code no longer applies. I discovered Madison Street Beauty a while ago and I’ve been a devoted fan since. After trying many different mineral eyeshadow brands, I found most were too sheer or too sparkly for my taste. MSB eyeshadows are saturated in color, they have great shimmer (but not sparkle,… Read More »

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3 Key Tips for Working with Mineral Eyeshadows | Makeup Detox

Most natural brands use loose minerals – not pressed as you’re likely used to. Intimidated? Don’t be. These 3 tips have you covered. Use a primer Choose the right brushes Use a different application technique That’s it. 1. Use a Primer Natural eye makeup doesn’t have the binders and whatever else is in mainstream makeup,… Read More »

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Ingredients to Avoid in Mainstream Eye Makeup | Makeup Detox

On to eyes! As always we avoid parabens and fragrance in all our products, and look up anything we’re unsure about on the Skin Deep database. Talc An ingredient to watch for in pressed eye shadows is talc. Talc can be contaminated with asbestos fibers, which are linked to respiratory problems and cancer. It’s made… Read More »

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