Black Beauty

Ever since I tested out Boscia’s black face mask, I’ve been obsessed with the idea of black beauty products.  I mean, how fun is it to use something that’s not white or clear, right?  I went on a quest for the next big things in black beauty and found two more amazing black beauty products, no pun intended.

Crabtree & Evelyn Black Sea Mud Seaweed Triple Milled Soap: This gentle, vegetable-based soap contains sea silt and conditioning red and brown algae, shea butter and some amazing primrose oils.  I mean, it’s black soap, guys.  Need I say more?

Elizabeth Grant Black Algae Anti-Aging Mask: Two things- black algae and black pearl extract.  Seriously.  If you didn’t already know, algae is rich in alginic acid, which heps to fight free radicals responsible for cellular aging.  And the pearl?  Well it helps to nourish the skin, supporting moisturization and protecting against environmental damage.  Plus, it’s really fun to put on a black face mask.

Spring Beauty Picks!

So spring is here and I have a slew of new favorite beauty products that I have to share with you:

Kate Somerville Tanning Towelettes: When I first heard about tanning towelettes, I had my doubts…but these are the ulitmate in tanning wipes.  They’re paraben-free and the result is totally natural and streak-free.

Crabtree & Evelyn Creme De Menthe Lip Butter: Besides the fact that the packaging is uber spring, I’m loving the creamy mint taste that this lip butter leaves on my lips.  It’s super moisturizing and leaves the slightest tint of color on your pout.

Suave Dry Shampoo: I’m a huge fan of dry shampoo, and especially when it costs less than $10.  Suave’s version is fab and it also has a fun lemon scent that makes me feel like I’m on vacation.

Bare Escentuals Buxom Stay-There Eye Shadow: I’m always a little intimidated by eye shadow in any unordinary form but when I tried these out, I was pleasantly surprised.  The mineral-infused, paraben-free formula is perfect for delicate skin since it boasts soothing aloe and vitamin E. As a special bonus, each shade is named after a different breed of dog (!) and Bare Escentuals is making a charitable contribution to Canine Companions for Independence, a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilitiesby providing highly trained assistance dogs.

Physician’s Formula Organic Wear Jumbo Lash Mascara: I loved the orginal, non-jumbo version, and it’s like one of my favotrite mascaras got even bigger and better.  This 100% natural mascara not only boots your lashes but it does so without all the nasty ingredients getting in your eyes and destroying your lashes.