Tag Archives: clean beauty

Live Inspired: Hand-Crafted Organic Body Care

Live Inspired Organics; hand-crafted, body care created out of a passion cultivated in the belief that behind every superior product, there is a powerful story – now I can get behind that!

A story of all-natural, no harm and organic beauty as told by each beautiful ingredient.

So, what’s the story behind Live Inspired? Well, it’s pretty simple really – aren’t those the best kind of stories anyhow? ;) –  nourishing, healing and renewing products are a result of the use of superior all-natural, pure and organic ingredients. These incredible ingredients, combined with all of the love and gratitude that’s poured into the products made make this company really stand out. Gina, their founder, is one of the sweetest souls! It’s been such a pleasure connecting with her over the past couple of months. She has a heart of gold, and you can really sense that in conversation (whether that be on Instagram or e-mail) and yep…products!

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Petit Vour December 2016 Beauty Box

‘Tis the season! December’s Petit Vour Beauty Box is feeling extra festive with its cute Christmas themed illustration, done by the talented Niina Pechkovskaya! The box itself this month is amazing! Chock-full of goodies that cater to your beautiful self – from haircare and makeup, bath and shower to skincare – this month has it all! There’s even a FREE GIFT for active Petit Vour subscribers, of (one of my faves) EVOLVh‘s Leave-In Conditioner (2 oz) with any full-size purchase of the featured December products! All you have to do is enter the code ACTIVE upon checkout. (Valid through 1/15/17) Such a great little perk!

 

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5 Simple Holiday Gift Ideas

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We’re all aware that the holidays are just around the corner…I mean, I think everyone decided to go Christmas crazy really early this year. It seems like all of my friends posts and videos are of Christmas decor or music! Just me? But for real, I’ll blink and the next thing I know it’s Christmas morning (LOL..)! Ok, I promise, I am going to keep the intro to this post simple, just like the gift guide. If you are wanting some ideas for gifts this year, here are some products/brands I have been loving and I personally think would make a lovely gift! Annnnnd 1, 2, 3…go!

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Petit Vours November 2016 Beauty Box

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I am enamoured with this months Petit Vour Beauty Box! It’s full of amazing, gorgeous products that will have your skin singing, even in this cooler weather!

I’ve recently been enjoying the monthly switch-up of illustrators for the description card that comes in each beauty box. The drawings are beautiful, no matter who the illustrator is – every time! This month, the design is by the wonderfully talented @daniellekroll. I particularly love the colour scheme! Pretty pops of red and blue, alongside pinks and other more muted shades. Danielle drew some classic cosmetics and skincare products lining two shelves. I think it’s the cutest thing – I’d personally blow this image up and hang it as a print in my bathroom! (Hmm, maybe I will…)

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100% Pure Semi-Matte Organic Lipsticks

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A matte lipstick that’s organic?! I know, FINALLY, right?! I’ve had a handful of ladies ask me about a matte lipstick that contains safe ingredients, and preforms. In the green beauty world, there are few and far between. But, alas, here we have them! 100% Pure has put out a new Semi-Matte Lipstick (even though it says semi, I see it more of a “matte” on its own) that is made with mostly organic butters and fruits – but how did they get them to apply matte, you ask? Read more to find out, including my thoughts** on these deliciously gorgeous lippies!

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Rituel de Fille: The Magical Side of Natural Beauty

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[Pronunciation: Ritu-elle d’Fee]

I’ll be honest here; Rituel de Fille completely caught me off guard. Dark, gothy vibes…gorgeous deep, rich palettes – eyeshadows and lipsticks alike. I was sure they were off the market for me – then I found out they’re completely natural! This company is truly breaking barriers in the clean/green beauty community.

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Smoky Pink Sunset Look ft. Brija Cosmetics

Hey hey! So like I promised on my Snapchat (by the way, if you don’t follow me on there..I posted the step by step (in real life)! My name is hullosam on Snap! But remember – it only lasts for 24 hours!)

Here’s the makeup I used for my base:

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