You guys, I’ve been meaning to post this for two weeks now and have been busy. Most of the time, I hate putting together a Mother’s Day gift guide (for many reasons).¹ The main reason being: How absurd is it to make a gift guide for such a huge demographic? I hate Mother’s Day gift guides (usually) because they make women look so uniform and well, boring. Most Mother’s Day gift guides are pitiful and borderline offensive. But, anyway.
This year, I did what I’ve done… Continue reading
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:
Mekha Cleansing Balm – This is… Continue reading | 4 Comments
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 | 11 Comments
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
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