dusky willow

beauty and lip
Black Moon Cosmetics are a vegan and cruelty-free brand. Their formula is thick and creamy like butter. You won't need to apply a lot because it's very opaque, and my lips feel quite soft with Black Moon lipsticks. Willow and Dusk are their terracotta sister shades. Willow is the dark mauve tinge on bark. Dusk is wet earthen clay. My

candy planet

beauty and lip
Lonely Planet makes vegan and cruelty-free lipsticks by hand. Here are Showdown, Foxy, and Hey Mister from their gold-shimmery Disco Lips collection. The consistency is great but sometimes chunky, but my lips do feel soft and pretty moisturized. It does dry slowly and lasts for several hours, then fades actually quite prettily. While I do like the old name much

cement and trouble

beauty and lip
Trouble is olive. I was waiting until Fall to finally buy Trouble, but now I wish my lips could be forever olive all year round. This has been my favorite color since childhood. Cement is cool gray. It's sort of like a blue steel. I got this shade for free, but I don't think I'll be using it much. It

walnut honey skin

beauty and skin
Do you like walnuts and honey? Era Organics is just a small company but they're probably my favorite skin care brand at the moment. REVIVE looks like a fluffy ganache that smells of honey, nuts, and yogurt altogether. COMPLETE is like whipped ice cream with a chocolatey scent, thanks to cacao butter. Era Organic's REVIVE MICRODERMABRASION is so cute. It

royal rose

beauty and skin
Valentia, Roman goddess of healing, had harnessed the gifts of nature — berries, herbs, barks, and other natural ingredients — to heal the people of Umbria. With a lofty scent of roses, Valentia offers a beautifully aromatic elixir, their Royal Rose Hydrating Serum. This serum transforms my skin to be as soft as petals. Like all Valentia products, it absorbs quick into