For the last few years, I’ve compiled tons of green beauty deals for Black Friday. As I’ve committed myself to making more ethical, sustainable, and minimalist purchases, my perspective on Black Friday is a bit different. My hope is that talking about it will encourage others to feel the same.
If you haven’t been following me on Instagram, I’ve just spent time abroad in Japan for a 2-week vacation (more on my trip soon). What peeves me the most when packing for a long trip is figuring out exactly what skincare and makeup essentials to bring, especially with a limitation on product sizes. Thankfully, Credo Beauty launched their Clean Beauty Kit just in time for me to bring it on vacation and test it out. Talk about a perfect travel skincare solution!
It may sound a bit judgmental, but when it comes to product design and packaging, looks really do matter. From my experience working with various skincare and beauty brands, sometimes the biggest struggle in selling products and spreading the word about a company lies solely with the packaging.
In the midst of my current, busy life transition (moving with my husband to a new state, job searching, continuing with difficult grad school classes), I’ve been searching for a longterm method that would amplify and maintain healthy skin while minimizing my (already extreme) personal skincare product usage. Enter, FOREO’s LUNA 2 facial cleansing brush.
The months of May and June were crunchtime for wedding and moving prep, (not to mention also finals time for grad school) so I didn’t get around to posting about the Goodbeing boxes that I received. Without further ado, here are my thoughts on both the May and June Goodbeing boxes and my last post as a Goodbeing ambassador:
I cannot believe summer is almost over! The time went by so quickly but there are some ways I’ll be keeping the sunny season with me all year round. As we say goodbye to summer, here are some skincare and beauty products I’ve currently been enjoying:
Suntegrity is one of my favorite brands for healthy, non-toxic sun protection and recently, they’ve expanded their line to lip products with SPF. Suntegrity Lip C.P.R. is a collection of 8 colorful lipsticks utilizing non-nano zinc oxide (as in their face and body products) for natural, non-toxic sun protection.