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Review: Nu Evolution Cosmetics + Swatches

Nu Evolution is a natural beauty brand that is fresh on my radar! They sent me a few things to try in early January and I am here to report on my thoughts, plus show you some swatches. They have a high fashion style but without any of the toxic ingredients found in conventional “runway makeup.” They care about beautiful […] Read more…

Top 2015 Natural Beauty Favorites: Makeup

The further into 2016 we get the more daunting it was to do this post, there’s just soooo much to go through. But I finally got it done! Gathering all of my favorite beauty products from one year into one post is a rather daunting task, and I had to whittle down this list from an […] Read more…

100% Pure’s New Trio of Eyeshadow Palettes

Palettes, palettes, palettes!!! Today I’m reviewing the three recently released 100% Pure palettes, each with a unique theme. Each one contains three eye shadows, one luminescent powder (highlighter), and one blush. There is Punk Princess, Mermaid, and Sex Kitten. Colored from 100% natural, antioxidant and vitamin packed fruit and vegetable pigments instead of synthetic dyes […] Read more…

jane iredale In the Blink of a Smoky Eye Holiday Kit

Holiday palettes, kits and gifts are being released left and right and while I’ll be sharing a roundup of my favorites very soon, I wanted to swatch jane iredale’s In the Blink of a Smoky Eye Kit today! It is such a pretty palette that has been created with busy women in mind. It was […] Read more…

October 2015 Favorites!

A few days late with this but today I’m sharing my favorites for October (and September, really). What have I been especially loving lately? A handful of makeup items, and a few amazing skincare items! Let’s dive in… Kari Gran Lip Whip in Radiant – Simply obsessed and have been wearing pretty much whenever I’m not wearing lipstick. […] Read more…

Favorite Eye shadow Palettes

Eye shadow palettes…one of my favorite things in the makeup world. I grew up in an artsy family and dabbled in all manner of art mediums throughout my childhood and continue to do so in adulthood. Opening a fresh box of Crayola’s or mixing oil paints as I approach a fresh canvas gives me a similar satisfaction to when […] Read more…

Alima Pure Tides Summer 2015 Collection

Happy 4th of July! I hope you’re all having fun in the summer sun today…perhaps you’re even at the beach getting in touch with your inner ocean goddess. I have a mermaid-inspired look for you today, created with Alima Pure’s new Tides Summer 2015 Collection. Inspired by the surf, sand, and sea…I instantly fell in […] Read more…

Mineral Fusion Favorites + Sheer Moisture Lip Tint Swatches

I have so much to share from Mineral Fusion, so this might be a long post! This company is based in Denver, CO and they make skin care and cosmetics (in the USA) that are free of gluten, parabens, talc, artificial colors, synthetic fragrances, SLS, and phthalates. They’re also committed to sustainability and utilize wind power, soy inks, […] Read more…

November 2014 Favorites!

Happy December, everyone! I’ve finally corralled my favorites from the month of November. I’m loving easy to use, stress-reducing items as lately I’ve been flat out working on issue 3 of Sweet Violet Bride. These items brighten my day and make me happy! Julep Nailed It Holiday Set This is a collection of the best […] Read more…

Genfiore Pressed Bronzer + Eyeshadows Review

I was never big on bronzer, probably because I was never introduced to the right shade for my fair skin and grew up associating the word ‘bronzer’ with those people who have been to the tanning bed one too many times. I’m all for an all natural, no-makeup look when it comes to skin. Recently though I tried […] Read more…

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