Boxwalla October Beauty Box Review – Ancient Secrets from the East

Boxwalla Beauty Box october

The October Boxwalla Beauty Box introduced a new green beauty line, Siam SEAS (South East Asian Spa). This is a brand that based on traditional beauty remedies and made in Thailand. The founder, Supadra Geronima, created this all-natural skincare line to take care of her troubled skin (everything from acne, discolorations to scaring).

This Boxwalla introduced me to the brand with three new products:

Siam Seas Cleansing Balm

Mekha Cleansing Balm – This is… Continue reading | 4 Comments

Rebel & Mercury Distinguished No. 2 Tuberose & Incense Candle Review

Rebel & Mercury Candle

Rebel & Mercury Distinguished Candles are a line of natural botanical candles. While the world may have numerous options when it comes to all-natural perfumes, I’ve found that we have less when it comes to home fragrance, especially candles. Why? My hypothesis is that it is expensive, very expensive to make a candle that will throw. The wax tends to absorb natural essences and I can guarantee that one has to use probably double the amount of fragrance than what they use in perfume. This means… Continue reading | 10 Comments

Hourglass No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil Review

Hourglass Lip Treatment

Hourglass No. 28 Lip Treatment Oil is a blend of 14 essential oils, 10 plant oils and 4 vitamins. As a person that wears dramatic lip colors, I’m always in the market for a lip treatment and a good lip balm. If you wear bright, dark or light colors, you’ve got to have smooth lips.

The claims –  This treatment is meant to nurture, hydrate and regenerate the lip area. Or “elevate moisture levels, improve lip texture and help reduce wrinkle depth“. OK, so it claims… Continue reading | 2 Comments

Hourglass Cosmetics No. 28 Primer Serum Review

Hourglass No.28 Primer Serum

The claims: The goal of Hourglass No. 28 Primer Serum is to moisturize skin as it “prepares” skin for makeup. It contains 14 essential oils (such as rose geranium, lavender, rosemary), 10 lipid-rich plant oils (such as evening primrose, jojoba, olive oil) and 4 vitamins (A, B5, C and E). Here’s a complete list of ingredients.

Reminder of my skin type: I have dry skin with invisible pores. I want a product to prolong the wear of foundation without making my skin feel like… Continue reading | 1 Comment

Aftelier Face Elixir Reviews

Aftelier Face Elixir

Naturals Week April 22-April 29th

My skin has changed. It’s been very dehydrated and dry. My usual skincare is not working for me now. Inspired by Beauty Huile and Eyeliner on a Cat, I’ve decided to start using oil-based facial moisturizers at night. Many years ago I only used oils as moisturizers. I’m such a product flirt. I moved on and starting using whatever new shiny thing there was out there. Why did I ever stop using oils? My… Continue reading | 5 Comments