le masque pink

beauty and skin
Winter weather in Hawaii is pretty much over, and my skin feels so much better now thanks to the Brilliant Skin Purifying Pink Clay Mask from Sand and Sky. Key ingredients are: Pink Australian clay Organic liquorice Old man's weed Organic Aloe vera Pomegranate Kakadu plum Kelp Organic mangosteenAltogether... ...this vegan and cruelty-free Australian pink mask knocks out impurities, toxins,

lilac and anise

beauty and lip
Citrouille Cosmetics is inspired by nature. Their ultra silky liquid lipstick formula is infused with castor oil, coconut oil, and vitamin E, but you'll have to make sure to mix well before applying. It is lightweight and glides on readily. It's also very comfortable and moisturizing, without ever cracking. My lips are much darker at the edges and I found

cider

beauty and lip
A rubescent bronze for the new year, Cider is a metallic matte liquid lipstick from Spectrum Cosmetic. Not all their products are vegan as per their universal ingredient list, but I was told that Cider DOES NOT contain carmine. Their formula goes on smooth with good consistency. Only one layer is needed. It doesn't feel too dry, but prior moisturizing

yule moon

beauty and lip
Here are some shabby holiday shades from Black Moon Cosmetics. Grave is reddened dirt. Grim is cool mud. Both are sister shades from the Dearly Departed Duo bundle, and I suppose they look like the same shade on me. The difference is pretty slight but more noticeable in person. These were taken in bright natural light. Grave is a bolder,

charcoal and seaweed

beauty and skin
Derma E is a vegan and cruelty-free skincare brand dedicated to health, wellness, and environmental sustainability. Their Purifying Daily Detox Scrub and 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask is a charming duo that's safe for exfoliating and cleansing sensitive reactive skin. There are definitely no nasty parabens, sodium lauryl sulfates, artificial colors, petrolatum, mineral oil, gluten, soy, or genetically-modified organisms in their formulas.