The Perfect Last Minute Holiday Gift From The Detox Market!

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If you’re still scrambling to find something perfect for someone who has everything, for a fellow green beauty junkie (especially for #thegreenbeautyexpert), or just want to add a super nice gift to your own list (you deserve it), I think The Detox Market’s Best of Green Beauty 2015 Box* definitely fits the bill!

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Introducing: Sister Spotlight

Introducing a new series on Plein Vanity: Sister Spotlight! Something I’ve been wanting to do for a while is have my lovely sister, Monica talk about her personal skincare and beauty journey as she converts from conventional to clean beauty. (And of course with my help!) I think it’s helpful to read about another person’s perspective on skincare and beauty on Plein Vanity besides my own. 

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Seasoned Green Beauty

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It’s always fun chatting away on social media with my fellow green beauty bloggers. Sometimes what seems like ordinary Twitter chatter can spark great ideas. Thanks to Kat of Wild Honey Apothecary for the little push, Ru (Short, Small Sweet), Yeiza (Boho Chic Meets Organic), and I decided to team up to bring you a collaborative Holiday Gift Guide. You can head over to Ru’s blog for gift ideas for Green Beauty Newbies or Yeiza’s blog for gift ideas for Stocking Stuffers.

Below is my part of the guide, gift ideas for the Seasoned Green Beauty. (Don’t forget to check out my Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals list too, you can save on a lot of the products below with some promos that are still going on!)

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Summer Ready Skin With One Love Organics’ Summer Skin Collection

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Searching for the perfect skincare collection that will help you beat the summer heat and all its nasty effects on your skin? Look no further, The limited edition Summer Skin Collection from One Love Organics has something to please everyone this season. I purchased all of my products from Integrity Botanicals (I highly recommend this site!) but act quickly, this collection is only available until September 15th or until supplies last!

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Apple A Day Brightening Facial Cleanser ($29, 5 fl oz)- I’ve never been interested in trying out foaming facial cleansers as I usually find they don’t do much for my skin and actually make my skin feel drier. I also always viewed foaming cleansers as a way for brands try to market products with the sole “fun” factor of making face-cleaning more exciting. Perhaps. However, the unique fruit ingredients in this new OLO cleanser intrigued me and I was fully convinced I needed to try it out.

The Apple A Day cleanser combines cold-pressed apple oil, apple fruit extracts and gentle, natural acids, which OLO claims formulates a perfectly balanced pH formula that will clarify, cleanse and tone the skin. Contrary to my initial thoughts, this cleanser was a joy to use. The light, nourishing formula and foaming texture is the ultimate skin refresher especially on hot, humid days when your skin needs an extra boost. Not only did my face feel refreshed after using the cleanser, it felt very clean and more balanced overall. I can definitely feel and see my skin clearing up since using this cleanser and my face never feels irritated or more dry after using it. This cleanser smells deliciously fruity (thanks to those apple ingredients!) and the foam formula lathers soft and gentle to the skin. I will say, I don’t think I’d grab for this cleanser over my cleansing oils (my favorite OLO cleanser HERE) or cream cleansers (sorry, just my dry skin’s preference), but perhaps for those who have oilier skin or are more prone to sweating in the facial area, you will definitely want to try this effective, clarifying cleanser for the summer.

Ingredients: organic aloe juice (and) water, sodium cocoyl apple amino acids, capryl/caprylyl glucoside, organic glycerin, pyrus malus (apple) fruit extract, pyrus malus (apple) oil, gluconolactone (and) sodium benzoate, malic acid (and) glycolic acid (and) lactic acid (and) citric acid

Pretty Pores Complexion Toning Mist ($28, 2 fl oz)- Another product that will make your skin go “ahhh!”, the Pretty Pores Complexion Toning Mist is a wonderful complement to the Apple A Day cleanser. This mist is very refreshing to spray on cleansed skin and I often find myself addicted to spritzing my face multiple times during the day (and sniffing the pleasant, light grapefruit scent). This product also utilizes 100% pure fruit water extracted from pink grapefruits, which purifies and energizes skin, is a natural astringent, and includes powerful antioxidant Vitamin C to keep skin glowing. So resourceful, right? It is also impressive that this toning mist only has 3 ingredients, relying on the naturally purifying effects of grapefruit water.

This pure fruit water is extracted from fresh organic grapefruit using an advanced flash distillation technique. It infuses the skin with valuable plant nutrients such as bioavailable vitamins, antioxidants, trace elements and mineral salts found naturally in the fruit. With a natural pH of 4.9, Pretty Pores Complexion Toning Mist is perfect for spritzing the skin post-cleansing to help skin return to its natural acidic state and to infuse the skin with nutrients before moisture application. 

I loved the cooling sensation on my face and could noticeably see my skin become less red and irritated. The combination of using this collection’s foaming cleanser and toning mist has improved my overall complexion, keeping my face looking healthy and glowing. The Pretty Pores mist is definitely a summertime staple to maintain a fresh face and keep skin hydrated. For ultimate refreshment, pop this mist in the fridge and feel the ultra-cooling effects of the spray. If you are set on getting the Apple A Day cleanser, be sure to purchase this mist along with it, your skin will thank you.  For me, OLO can do no wrong with their nourishing, cleansing toning mists and the Pretty Pores Toning Mist is no exception. My favorite year-round mist will always be the Elizabeth Dehn for OLO Vitamin D Active Moisture Time Release Mist; it’s perfect for all skin types and keeps my sensitive, dry and irritated skin in line!

Ingredients: organc citrus grandis (grapefruit) fruit water, gluconolactone (and) sodium benzoate

Gardenia Daily Body Serum ($39, 3.8 oz)- My favorite product of the collection, this body serum is an absolute necessity! I love using body oils for the summer because when it’s hot and humid out, they’re lighter to apply on my dry skin but provide enough hydration as the heavier creams I tend to use in the winter. The Gardenia Daily Body Serum pleasantly sinks into the skin and gently nourishes all over. Using this serum keeps me moisturized all day and night without making me feel greasy or irritated.

The scent of gardenia blossoms is one of my weaknesses. To me, this serum’s beautiful floral fragrance evokes summer sunshine and happiness. I cannot get enough of it! The spray bottle top makes it very easy and convenient to spritz this light, nourishing serum all over. I wish there were more product in the bottle but until then, I’m savoring this serum throughout summer! (I snagged a pre-release serum sample thanks to a No More Dirty Looks/OLO promo but bought a full-size immediately when it was released. Read my initial ravings HERE.)

Ingredients: capric/caprylic triglyceride, organic helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, organic camellia sinensis (green tea) seed oil, organic supercritical hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) oil, calendula officinalis (calendula flower) extract, aspalathus linearis (red rooibos tea) extract, proprietary natural and organic fragrance compounds

Healthy Locks Dry Shampoo ($12, 0.8 oz)- (Sample size, not pictured) Summer humidity can do crazy things to our hair. Having a regular hair cleansing routine in the summer is just as important for the longevity of your locks as it is for its health. A dry shampoo can be a helpful quick-fix for misbehaving hair during the humid months. I haven’t had much luck with dry shampoos, probably because my hair is so fine, oily-prone, and all-around finicky. I erred on the cautious side when deciding to try this new dry shampoo and luckily, was able to receive a generous sample thanks to Integrity Botanicals’ free sample program. (You need to shop here! Besides from great promotions and products, with every order you get to choose 3 free samples from anything on the site. Lots of great green beauty and skincare brands. I highly recommend!)

I took this dry shampoo with me while traveling and was really pleased with how well my fussy hair responded. Normally, dry shampoo causes my hair to feel brittle, rough, and left with a gummy texture. From the first use, OLO’s Healthy Locks didn’t suck out the moisture or texture of my hair, in fact it amazingly gave me more volume and soft, healthy texture. This is the only dry shampoo that honestly made me feel happy with my non-shampooed hair! I credit the gentle, beneficial, natural ingredients featured in this dry shampoo such as Georgia kaolin clay, hyularonic acid, and silica rich bamboo extract which naturally absorb oils and strengthen hair follicles. I feel these ingredients were effective in nourishing my locks rather than just controlling oil. This product helped maintain the cleanliness of my hair and made my hair feel out-of-the-shower-fresh! If you were captivated by the scent of the Gardenia Body Serum, you will also love the lush floral fragrance of Healthy Locks, which keeps hair fresh and relaxes the senses.

Ingredients: oryza sativa (rice) starch, organic zea mays (corn) starch, kaolin, sodium bicarbonate, tapioca starch, bambusa (bamboo) arundinacea stem extract, silica (and) sodium hyaluronate, proprietary natural and organic fragrance compounds

Have you tried any of the Summer Skin Collection products from One Love Organics? What are you most excited about this summer?

 

*Post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. PR photo courtesy of One Love Organics

The Testing Table \ Vol. 1

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I’m not one to do regular posts on “empties” or monthly favorites, because usually there is no rhyme or reason to my beauty routine and I don’t necessarily encourage buying new things every month. However, as annoying as I sound, I do have an unhealthy obsession reading those types of posts on other blogs….
I thought a sporadic re-cap of products and things I’ve been testing out might be fun and also a good way to share my quick thoughts with you. So here it goes:

Mun No.1 Alknari Brightening Youth Serum (sample): This is a highly coveted luxury green beauty product I’d been wanting to try for a while but I was always hesitant to buy it due to the expensive price and small product size ($98 for 0.68 fl oz.). Let’s just say, the hype for this product is warranted. This serum made my skin feel silky smooth, moisturized, and glowing instantly. I massaged this aromatic serum on my face at night and would wake up seeing immediate results. This stuff is pure magic! I’m so impressed with the simple and powerful 100% Ecocert organic ingredients: prickly pear seed oil, argan oil, and rose essential oil. I’m coveting the last few drops of this and still trying to decide if I should eventually shell out the dough for the full size….sigh.

Osmia Organics Stracciatella Soap: I was so excited to snag this limited edition soap in the Osmia Organics’ special Earth Day Box. I’m a big fan of Osmia Organics’ organic, handmade soaps and all of their skincare products. Not only is this soap unique looking with black soap specks resembling Italian stracciatella gelato; this product combines two beloved Osmia soaps in one: the bestselling Black Clay Facial Soap and the Oh So Soap. You can use this soap to cleanse your face and your body. The Stracciatella Soap is an absolute treat for your skin and a beautiful soap to look at (see an “unwrapped” photo below). The texture is luxuriously silky lathered on the body and clarifying and gentle on the face. I enjoy using this both as a face cleanser and a regular body soap. The scent is fresh and milky but barely there and it doesn’t irritate skin. (Too bad it doesn’t smell like gelato!) Even though this soap size is a bit smaller than normal Osmia soap bars, I am still working through mine so you definitely do get a lot of soap for your money. Good news is that Osmia is still selling this limited edition soap on their website so grab them while you can! I know I will be! $14 for 4.5 oz

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Pai Skincare Chamomile & Rosehip Calming Day Cream (sample): I’m still searching for an daily moisturizer that I love as much as my Pai Geranium & Thistle Rebalancing Day Cream (it has a matte finish and soothes my sensitive skin). I received a sample of the other version of Pai’s day cream in a recent order from Spirit Beauty Lounge. Similar hydrating, gentle formula though a bit greasier and thicker on my skin. This formula is considered the moisturizer for hyper-sensitive skin while Geranium and Thistle is for combination skin. I still think I love the Geranium and Thistle better as it has a unique, non-oily finish, light texture, and gentle yet hydrating for my dry sensitive skin. $60 for 1.7 fl oz (See my full Pai Skincare review HERE)

Osmia Organics Purely Simple Face Cream (sample): This is another score for Osmia Organics. I really liked this moisturizer which is described as a “cream for sensitive skin contains simple, pure, plant-sourced ingredients and tiny amounts of the most precious essential oils, to give moisture with very low potential for irritation or adverse reaction.” This cream was a perfect daily moisturizer for my dry and sensitive skin. It was soothing and not irritating plus felt light and not oily on my face. I think it really helped smooth out and calm my reactive skin and lessened any breakouts or inflammation when I used the cream alone and also with Osmia’s Active Gel Toner. I do think I will purchase the full-size of this cream in the future simply because my skin loved it so much. $60 for 1.7 fl oz

Kure Bazaar Nail Lacquer in Macaron: I’d had my eye on trying a nail polish from Kure Bazaar for a while and picked out the color Macaron during a sale at Spirit Beauty Lounge. Kure Bazaar offers a wide-range of colors, are “5-free”, and made in France. I was hoping this nail polish wouldn’t have a chemical smell like most nail polishes do and would be long-lasting and bold in pigment. This polish did smell strongly which was a letdown however, it did dry quickly. I was more disappointed in the light, streaky texture of the polish. Macaron turned out to be a very pretty, pastel pink, that I think is perfect for Spring. However, it took me about 3-4 coats of nail polish to cover my nails completely and without a top coat, the nail polish didn’t last very long. I love the color of this nail polish, but the formula had me highly disappointed. I’m still interested in trying more colors from Kure Bazaar but am looking forward to trying other nail polish brands. $16 for 0.4 oz

Tata Harper Rebuilding Moisturizer (sample): Yes, more moisturizer samples! I’ve been wanting to try products from Tata Harper for a while. All her product sound luxurious, have gotten rave reviews, and I love that all the ingredients are grown on her organic farm in Vermont. Due to the expensive prices, I knew I needed to test the products out before committing. I liked this moisturizer a lot; it wasn’t greasy, had a light, creamy texture, didn’t irritate my skin, and kept my skin feeling soft and moisturized. But, this moisturizer just seemed pretty average to me. The smell is very herbal but light. It does dissipate after a few minutes though I didn’t really like smelling it upon applying. I definitely admire Tata Harper as a brand but I think I’ll still have to try her other products to see one I feel is worth shelling out my cash for. $100.00 for 1.7 oz

One Love Organics Gardenia Body Serum (sample): I purchased the Rose scent of this body serum a while back but never got around to writing about it. Let’s just say the Rose formula took a while for me to like. This one however, was absolute love at first spritz! Offered as an add-on to my OLO order during a No More Dirty Looks promo, the Gardenia Body Serum smells like floral heaven and is super moisturizing. The formula sinks into my skin, feels light, and provides lasting hydration. The scent is not overly powerful but lingers as a beautiful, fresh floral. I could not stop spraying this stuff on myself! Suffice to say, it was too small a sample. I’ve been waiting with anticipation to purchase the full size from One Love Organics and it is released today, Monday, June 16th. Plus, also launching on the same date, the new summer releases from OLO and they are all super intriguing (a dry shampoo, cleanser, toning mist, body serum)…NEED!! $39 for 3.8 oz

Zion Health Shampoo Vanilla Coconut (2oz, **P.R. sample): Picture a warm, sunny, exotic beach in the Tropics. Got it? That’s what I think of when I use this lovely, all-natural, clay mineral-based shampoo. The formula is light, clarifying, and the scent is addicting. My fussy hair actually responded well to this shampoo and wasn’t left feeling greasy. I was even able to wash my hair with this daily without my hair freaking out. I love that Zion Health offers nice sized and nicely priced travel sizes of the shampoo. $13.99- 13 fl oz, full size or $1.00- 2 fl oz, travel size. See my review on Zion Health’s natural clay mineral toothpaste HERE)

Hope you enjoyed this first installation of my Testing Table and I’ll have more in the future! Have you tried any of these products? What are you currently testing out?

 

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Super Skincare Duo: Elizabeth Dehn for One Love Organics Vitamin B Cleansing Oil & Vitamin D Time Release Mist Review

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One Love Organics is a favorite organic skincare brand of mine. I’ve been lagging on reviews about the OLO products I’ve been loving and it’s probably because I’ve been selfishly slathering my skin with OLO goodness instead of writing about them. Can you blame me? Sorry ‘bout that!

Based out of Georgia, One Love Organics was founded by Suzanne LeRoux, a lawyer and holistic health professional/enthusiast, whom I actually met at an event a few months back. {Read about it here!} I love that the brand focuses on a simple healthy skincare ritual, effective ingredients, philanthropy, and the healing power of plants. LeRoux’s “lawyerly analysis” of organic ingredients and plant-based product formulations are evident in the brand’s offerings and something I truly admire.

Not long ago, One Love Organics partnered with beauty blogger, Elizabeth Dehn to create (in my humble opinion,) a standout and super chic line of products in addition to the main OLO lineup. Elizabeth Dehn for One Love Organics (ED4OLO, for short) provides more genius OLO product formulations that are a bit more luxurious, but no less more effective than the original OLO products.

It was a special moment to meet Suzanne and Elizabeth both in person and to learn more about the OLO brand and products. {Pics and more about that event here!}

Onto the review…
These are the 2 ED4OLO products I use on a daily basis and are staples in my skincare ritual:

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There is no other way I can describe this product other than it is like a delicious, tropical cocktail for your face. Containing the sweet smelling elements of papaya seed and pumpkin seed oils, this Cleansing Oil is simply a treat to clean my face with. Gentle and lightweight, the Cleansing Oil also features papain, a fruit enzyme which helps to exfoliate and soften skin while, the formula’s natural Vitamin B complex detoxifies and tones skin. I love the light texture of this oil and how supremely soft, refreshed and glowing my skin is after using it. I use this as an overall facial cleanser after I’ve worn makeup or not, because it cleanses and removes makeup thoroughly. Most of the time I prefer using a separate product to specifically remove eye makeup first.

The ultimate in multi-tasking luxury, Active Moisture Vitamin B Enzyme Cleansing Oil & Makeup Remover effortlessly lifts away impurities and makeup while restoring skin’s natural moisture and pH balance.

I don’t think I’ll ever tire of this cleansing oil, I’ve already bought backups for my stash! Fruity, light, and gentle, this oil never causes breakouts or irritation and leaves my skin feeling supple and moisturized. The packaging is also simple yet gorgeous. I love the convenience of the bottle’s pump which dispenses the right amount of product and makes for an easy, no-fuss step to my skincare routine.

TO USE: Morning and night, warm 1-2 pumps between hands and apply to dry face. Add warm water and massage into a delicate milk. Rinse clean. May also be used with a cotton square to remove makeup—no water or rinsing required. For a deeper cleanse and light exfoliation, apply cleanser then press a warm washcloth to face and let cool. Gently remove excess cleanser with washcloth. Rinse and repeat.
Ingredients: helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, caprylic/capric triglyceride, di-ppg-2myreth-10 adipate, polyglycerol-3 beeswax, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil* (and) lecithin* (and) cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) seed oil* (and) papain*, carica papaya (papaya) seed oil, tocopherol (natural non-gmo vitamin e), proprietary natural & organic fragrance     *indicates organic

-Vitamin D Time Release Moisture Mist, $39/2 fl oz.OLOMist

When I received a facial using all ED4OLO products at the W3LL People event and the OLO representative finished off by spraying this Mist on my face I had 2 natural reactions: 1) WHAT IS THIS DELICIOUS ELIXIR? 2) PLEASE, PLEASE KEEP SPRAYING MY FACE!

After that experience I knew I had to have this Mist in my possession, it was that dreamy. Just like the Cleansing Oil, I love the light, fruity and floral scent of this Mist and the super refreshing effect that it leaves on my skin. Formulated with aloe vera and alpine rose extract, this product quickly nourishes and moisturizes, and is always something my dehydrated skin begs for. Alpine rose extract increases the skin’s resistance to environmental stressors and dryness, Shiitake mushroom extract soothes irritation and redness and is a rich source of Vitamin D, containing natural antibacterial properties to clean and revitalize skin.

Using a patented, time-release delivery system, this aromatic mist prolongs the delivery of actives and moisture to the skin for long-lasting hydration and unparalleled efficacy.

I love spritzing this product on my face after cleansing, to lock in moisture before adding a facial cream or oil. It’s also a great product to set makeup while it also leaves skin feeling revitalized and looking gorgeously dewy (but not dripping). My skin always feels so good after using this product and is visibly less irritated and dry after use. I only wish there was more product in each bottle!

TO USE: Shake gently. Mist cleansed face and décolleté morning and evening. Follow with serum or moisturizer. Spritz throughout the day to refresh and rehydrate skin. Also perfect as a finishing step to set makeup. 
Ingredients: aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice*, aqua (water), carthamus tinctorius (safflower) oleosomes, rhododendron ferrugineum (alpine rose) extract (and) glycerin, oryza sativa (rice) extract* (and) lentinus edodes (mushroom) extract, polyaminopropyl biguanide  indicates organic

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My skin has been absolutely loving these perfectly formulated, luxurious Elizabeth Dehn for One Love Organics products. I’m excited to try the whole ED4OLO line!  Hey, new ED4OLO Vitamin C Body Oil, I’m lookin’ at you…

Have you tried any of these ED4OLO products? What are your favorite One Love Organics products? Do you have any super skincare duos you use on a daily basis?

 

*Post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own.

W3LL People Supernatural Sessions Recap

It was a gloomy, rainy Thursday and I was having another terrible day at work and all I wanted to do was go home, climb under my sheets and wake up to a sunny Saturday morning. Fortunately, I’d bought a ticket to a beauty event at Henri Bendel on Fifth Avenue that I knew I shouldn’t miss. W3LL People (read my review on their amazing foundation stick here) along with Refinery 29 and Well + Good NYC created the Supernatural Sessions, a beauty wellness series combining the very best in non-toxic skincare, beauty and hair brands while providing attendees with an exclusive chance to mingle with the brands’ founders, learn more about the benefits of natural products and to try out everything with mini makeovers.

As soon as I entered the event space, I left behind the drizzly, dismal night and was greeted with some champagne and a friendly welcome from James Walker, one of the founders of W3LL People. As more attendees arrived, I noted some other bloggers, journalists and green beauty enthusiasts in the room. We all found our seats and were introduced to the most important people in the room: James Walker and Shirley Pinkson 2 of W3LL People founders, One Love Organics founder Suzanne LeRoux and Beauty Bets blogger and OLO collaborator, Elizabeth Dehn and Mordechai Alvow, the founder of Yarok Organic Haircare. The evening’s hosts, Well + Good co-founder, Melisse Gelula and a girl from Refinery 29 launched a Q+A.

Shirley explained that the purpose of bringing these three amazing natural brands together for one event was to illustrate how skincare, makeup and haircare are complementary and that all these brands coupled together can give you great, natural results. She noted that although makeup is fun and is pretty, in the end we all need to stop heavily covering up our complexions and start at the root of the problem: our skin, in order to attain healthier, radiant faces.

Armed with a checklist of products offered by each brand, attendees visited three beauty stations to experience each brand’s specialty and the products for sale. One Love Organics featured a facial massage and cleansing using their Elizabeth Dehn collaboration skincare line (the products I’d specifically been lusting after), W3LL People had makeup artists giving mini-makeovers using all the makeup products from their line (including a sneak peek at their new mascara which will be launching soon) and Yarok Haircare styled everyone’s hair using their organic products.

I had a great time chatting beauty and skincare with Elizabeth Dehn, meeting blogger friends KatieSarita and Jackie and getting to know more organic beauty enthusiasts. It was truly a fun night of indulging in knowledge, shopping and playing with pretty products. For more recaps of the event visit Sarita’s blog here and Jackie’s blog here.

I was glad I went because I left 10 times happier than I’d been all day and on a beauty high all the way back home. Someone at the event even came up to me to tell me she recognized me and loved reading my blog! (Ah!) It’s events like these that remind me why I am passionate about educating and showing others that green beauty can be fun, luxurious and beautiful while also benefiting your health and well-being.

Some pics from the night:

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I ended up purchasing the Elizabeth Dehn for One Love Organics Vitamin B Active Moisture Cleansing Oil, One Love Organics’ Skin Savior and Yarok’s Leave In-Conditioner. I didn’t purchase any W3LL People products this time because I’ve been going a bit cray cray on the makeup this month and I already have the Narcissist Foundation Stick which is probably the best product ever.

More notes from the night:

  • Suzanne noted that One Love Organics products do not contain emulsifiers but rather contain more natural oils and ingredients that do not strip the skin but easily blend into, moisturize and heal the skin.
  • Elizabeth commented that she began gravitating towards more natural products as she noticed they worked better and gave more beneficial results than less natural products. This led to her amazing collaboration with Suzanne and One Love Organics which features powerful vitamins, fruit enzymes and antioxidants.
  • Mordechai asserted he noticed the biggest problem consumers have with haircare is that they don’t actually know how to apply products. Consumers apply too much and are using products with harmful ingredients. This is what led Yarok products to have obvious names so consumers will know how to apply and for what function each product is for. His one piece of essential advice for the night: don’t forget to shake your hair upside down a few minutes during the day to give hair more volume.

Can’t wait to go to my next beauty event!

Last Minute Halloween Green Beauty Deals!

Happy Halloween! If you’re trying to avoid a candy overdose tonight, take advantage of these awesome Halloween deals from some of the best brands in green beauty!

My fave 5-free nail polish brand, ZOYA is having a fun Halloween deal on their site: a free nail polish and free shipping with any purchase today until midnight! Follow this link to grab your unqiue code: http://www.zoya.com/halloween

Abe’s Market * offers the best online deals in natural and organic personal care, food and home goods. Select items are 50% off throughout the site, today only. Plus, get free shipping on any orders with beauty or bath & body items. Score!

S.W. Basics of Brooklyn is offering their awesome Makeup Remover at 25% off plus get free U.S. shipping with code: TRICKTREAT. Also don’t forget today’s the last day to snatch up some of their fab organic or vegan lip balms for only $1 each! (Offers expire at 11:59pm EST tonight)

From One Love Organics* — 10% of the sales price of each Rose Aromatic Serum ($39) sold in the month of October goes to the Ashley Caddell Cancer Treatment Fund. Plus, today is also the last day to get a free LOVE makeup bag with Rose Serum purchase! Use code: AshCad

Ever since the Night for Green Beauty event, I’ve been meaning to try some products from the luxe skincare line, La Bella Figura. Today, they’re giving $15 off any $75 order when you use this code at checkout: Treat13 (Until 9am CST tomorrow, 11/1)

BeautySage.com* will be kicking off their Friends & Family Sale tomorrow, 11/1 so don’t miss out on these great savings! Friends & Family Event at BeautySage! $10 off $50 with code BIG, $25 off $100 with code DEAL, $50 off $200 with code NOW from 11/1 – 11/3 ONLY

My favorite flash sale website, HauteLook is having a great sale on MyChelle skincare products (I spoke briefly about them in my VISIA skin analysis post). Grab some before it’s too late! Join HauteLook with my invite here.

Image from the movie, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! 

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