Natural Lipglosses | Makeup Detox

Ay… natural lipglosses. If you’ve been attempting to go natural, you know finding a good lipgloss is tougher than lipstick. I’ve sampled so many and they’re usually oily and/or too sheer. It’s hard to get it right without using silicones – a staple in most mainstream lipglosses. What’s so bad about silicones? It’s not the… Read More »

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100% Pure Lip Glaze (Giveaway!)

**This giveaway is now finished** 100% Pure is loved by many. Their cosmetics perform well, plus you’re in for an olfactory treat – their products have this beautiful, subtle scent. For pigments they use fruits and vegetables… love that! They never use synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances, petrochemicals or chemical preservatives. Their lip glazes are saturated… Read More »

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Lauren Brooke Lipsticks | Makeup Detox

We continue our lipstick quest with Lauren Brooke Cosmetiques – another company with great products at a reasonable price. The lipsticks used to come in clear lip balm containers but they’ve recently switched to these sleek tubes, which look more elegant. I have their lipstick in Cinabre and I wear it all the time. It’s… Read More »

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Real Purity Lipstick Swatches (Natural) | Makeup Detox

I’d heard good things about Real Purity’s deodorant but I hadn’t heard much buzz on their makeup… I was surprised when I tried some lipstick samples and found them to be super-moisturizing and have incredibly saturated color! If you’re worried going natural will leave you looking blah, you can see these lipsticks pack a punch.… Read More »

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Silk Naturals Lippies | Makeup Detox

**This giveaway is now closed** You know how sometimes you just need a treat? Maybe you’ve had a hard day, or you want a little something to look forward to? You’re not gonna go shopaholic-crazy, spending tons of money. You don’t want to feel guilty about buying it, like you would with a pricier item.… Read More »

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Honeybee Gardens Lipstick Swatches 1 (Natural) | Makeup Detox

I have a soft spot for Honeybee Gardens. Their lipstick Paradise was one of the first natural lipsticks I bought and it remains a favorite. This company exemplifies what I like: high-quality products, reasonable prices and great customer service. Also, be sure to get on their mailing list because they do flash sales and free… Read More »

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Ingredients to Avoid in Mainstream Lipsticks and Lipglosses | Makeup Detox

Lipstick is a great product to switch to natural because: a) We eat it (not on purpose). b) We apply it several times a day. c) There are lots of great natural alternatives. No-no ingredients in lipsticks can vary, plus many brands don’t even list them (boo). Of course we want to avoid anything with… Read More »

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Online Shopping Cheat Sheet | Makeup Detox

Most health food stores are pretty good for personal care products like lotions and deodorants, but they suck for makeup! They often have just one or two brands. Do you think Sephora would survive with only two brands? No. Rebel Beauties like us want options. That’s why, unless you’re a ‘lip-balm only’ kind of gal,… Read More »

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How Natural Beauty Products are Different | Makeup Detox

Change is hard. I know sweetie. To help you prepare, I’ve compiled the 4 key ways natural beauty products are different from mainstream. Price In the past, ‘natural cosmetics’ meant patchouli-scented greasy products that didn’t perform half as well as their mainstream counterparts. Because of that, many modern companies take a luxury, boutique approach to… Read More »

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Are you Being Fooled at the Beauty Counter | Makeup Detox

After learning about the toxins in your beauty products, did you run out and buy the first ‘All-Natural Body Scrub’ you could get your hands on? Oh dear. Well you may have wasted your money. Companies are cleverly using terms like ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ to trick you into buying their products. Hint: the products are… Read More »

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