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Black Owned Non-Toxic Beauty Brands | 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

This platform is all about uplifting and spreading the word on healthy non-toxic living. In keeping up with the spirit of upliftment and encouragement I wanted to highlight some awesome women of color who have created amazing non-toxic beauty brands. Here is a list of black-owned green beauty and non-toxic brands to support this holiday season!

 

Skin & Body Care

All-Natural & Organic Vegan based skin care line Jacqs Organics

Natural & Organic, Spa Quality Skincare Apple Rose Beauty 

Caribbean Inspired Organic Handcrafted Skincare  Calypso Glow 

All natural aromatherapy skin and hair care line Natural Annie Essentials 

Pure, natural, luxurious skin care LaBelle Femme Products

Artisan natural skin care beauty products Zandra Beauty

Natural handmade skin care with beneficial ingredients Oh Honey Skin Care

All natural, multi purpose vegan beauty product Base Butter 

Natural fun bath & body products Pooka Pure and Simple 

High quality natural skin care products from natural ingredients Okoko Cosmetiques 

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Fall & Winter Lip Colors 2016 | Natural & Organic

It’s that time. It’s that season. Fall is already here and winter is soon upon us. So while you’re reading this post sit back relax grab you a cup of hot cocoa or hot apple cider and your cozy sweater! Now is the time for darker colors so here are a few lip colors that I’m loving this Fall/ Winter Season.

 

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Pacifica Beauty- Tenderness

Pacifica Beauty’s Tenderness is a nice nude color. With a brown lip liner brown girls can pull this off too. There’s never a season when you can’t where a nude lip! Click here to purchase

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Plain Jane Beauty Foundation Review

Finding the perfect foundation match is like finding the perfect mate. It takes a lot of trial and error until you find the one.  Since going au naturale in my beauty routine the biggest challenge has been finding a foundation shade that matches my skin tone without having to do a bunch of blending tricks. continue reading

Luv Minerals Cosmetics Lipstick Swatches

The beautiful green divas from LUV Minerals Cosmetics sent me some organic lipsticks from their new collection.  These colors are bright and bold, perfect for anytime of the year. I was sent an array of six colors which you will see pictured below. I will say that I didn’t wear a lip liner, gloss, or add anything because I wanted you to get an idea of the full color for the lipstick. continue reading

Lips by Au Naturale Cosmetics

Looking for bold highly pigmented colors without the poison? If so, there’s nothing better than Au Naturale Cosmetics line! Their cosmetics are all natural, vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, non-toxic, and paraben free.

 

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This is the shade Sangria and it’s such a beautiful fuchsia pink lipstick. This is the perfect shade for the summer months because it’s so bright and bold. Every time I wear this shade I always get tones of compliments.SangriaEdited

 

 

This Marionberry lipstick is a nice neutral shaded lipstick. On my lips as pictured below it looks more mauve. On some deeper skin tones this would be a great nude everyday lipstick shade. The color is also buildable allowing you to create the pigmentation you desire.

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This is one of Au Naturale’s lip-gloss in the shade Marita. This color is a deep purple almost plum hue. Even though the summer is still here I think this would be a great shade for the fall and winter months. If you are looking for a nice deep dark shade then this would be perfect. This shade is very pigmented especially since it’s a lip-gloss.

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Want to learn more about the Au Naturale line? Click here to learn more and save money on your order.