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May 2016 favorites

Hi everyone! I can hardly believe it’s finally summer, I’m so excited šŸ˜€ I wanted to share some of my May favorites with you. They are all in the makeup/skin care cathegory šŸ™‚

100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Brightening Concealer SPF 20, White Peach

I have been really wanting to find a good under-eye concealer thats more natural in terms of ingredients, and I heard about the brand 100% pure a few years ago but had never tried anything from them before. In fact, as far as I can remember the only “natural” concealer I’ve ever tried is from the brand Terre d’Oc, and although I love their mineral foundation and mascara, the concealer wasn’t quite the right concistency for my personal preference as an under-eye concealer.
I read a review online after ordering the 100% pure one that it didn’t offer enough coverage but I actually find it to work really well under the eyes, although I do agree that it might not have enough coverage for blemishes. ItĀ feels a bit “dry” in constency, but it’s light and doesn’t really crease on me. I think its quite wonderful!

Coola Organic Suncare Collection, Face Mineral Suncreen, Matte Finish, SPF 30, Cucumber

I had heard a lot of good things about Coola so I wanted to try out their sunscreen. It is a bit on the pricier side, but I’ve struggled to find a good natural moisturizer and sunscreens these days have so much icky stuff in them that really aren’t good for you. It is a really teriffic brand, quote from their websiteĀ http://coolasuncare.com

Our full line of luxury sun and skincare products incorporate a Farm to FaceĀ® sourcing philosophy, using the freshest and most natural ingredients whenever possible. Look for our organic formulas that contain over 70% certified organic ingredients and are easily identified by our organic seals. Additionally, we formulate with Plant ProtectionĀ®, which allows us to achieve clinically tested, broad spectrum and antioxidant-rich protection while using fewer traditional actives. Better for your skin, better for the environment.Ā 
Today, COOLA continues to pave the way in the suncare industry. Because we produce in limited quantity batches in sunny and cool San Diego, weā€™re able to reformulate often, taking advantage of new developments in sun science.

 

Badger Cocoa Butter Lip Balm, Cool Mint

I think this is a lovely lip balm, it’s quite long lasting and you get a nice large tube with the cutest packaging. And I just love peppermint!

100% Pure Creamy Nail Polish, Kiss

I’ve really missed using nail polish after I started wanting to try to use mostly products which are gentle, and a lot of nail polishes can in fact be quite toxic. I’ve tried a brand called “Piggy paint” (so adorable!) which I thought was nice, but it didn’t last for too long on my nails (I should add that almost no nail polish does though..). After it dried up I didn’t wear any for a long time, but I really enjoy havingĀ some color at least on my toenails, and the shop had a sale on 100% pure nail polishes and oh my, so many nice colors! It feels and look so lovely on my nails, and I’m quite impressed with the staying power! Definetly recommended.


I really hope this was helpful and that you’ll have an amazing summer!
Much love from me!

 

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