I’m bringing you another round of green beauty favorites! Check out the video for the scoop. I have links below for your shopping pleasure.
The Tata Harper link is to a lovely online apothecary Eco Diva Beauty; a gorgeous site with great collection of products. I thought I’d share my find for the shop with you as it’s just too pretty not to!
What was one of your favorites for July?
Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask
Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Conditioner
Osmia Organics Light Body Oil*
Lina Hanson Global Body Serum*
Nvey Eco Volumizing Black Mascara
Au Naturale Kissed Bronzer*
Alima Pure Cappuccino Eyeshadow
Alima Pure Glow Eyeshadow
Silk Naturals Brown Sugar Eyeshadow
C408 Chisel Shader Brush
rms beauty Karma
BeeLuxe Mangosteen and Pineapple Candle
products were provided by the company. the opinions in this video are my own.
So recently I got some samples of foundation, bronzer and blush from Au Naturale to try out.
I thought a little video first impressions would be nice.
I tried the foundation in Sand, bronzer in Kissed* and blush in Pomegranate.
I really like the color match for the foundation. It’s a little warmer than my natural skin tone but blends well with the bit of sun I’ve gotten.
The bronzer I love and have been using pretty much everyday since I filmed this. It’s a smooth formula that can be built up to your liking.
The blush is very pretty as well and super pigmented. I’m still trying to work out exactly how much to use on my brush. One false move and it looks like I’m going to an 80’s party.
All in all I really liked what I tried.
Incase you were wondering I did start this video with my brows, eye makeup and concealer already done.
*product sample provided by Au Naturale. All opinions of this item are my own.
All other products were purchased by me.
I’m so loving this brand. Au Naturale is a brand I started stalking after seeing a review over on Pemeberly Jones. The color of the products just looked so pigmented and lovely I knew that I’d need some in my life. After staring at the site for sometime I took the plunge and picked up an eyeliner pencil in Deep Sea and the creme eyeshadow in Bora Bora. The lovely ladies at Au Naturale were sweet enough to include samples of an eyeshadow in Trillium and the Light Veil finishing powder.
Deep Sea Pencil – The pencil itself is super creamy. It glides on beautifully and has really great lasting power. My only disappointment is that the color on the website makes this look like it’s very bright blue and as you’ll see in the swatch below the color is more of a very deep navy.
Bora Bora – This creme shadow is the bomb. Super pigmented with a semi-matte finish. Which is so cool. Most creme shadows are high shine so this is a nice change. I found that it works great on it’s own as well as a base for other shadows.
Trillium – This is a beautiful nude shadow. The thing that impressed me the most aside from color pay off is the texture. The shadow is so buttery and smooth it’s really just great to work with. I would check out other shades for sure.
Light Veil Finishing Powder – Out of everything I think this has become a total staple for me. In the summer I like to set my tinted moisturizers or foundations with a little loose powder. This powder is so silky and smooth that it just feels like it floats on your skin. It gives your skin a semi-matte finish where it takes away the skin but still allows your skin to look natural. I’m pretty sure that it has taken over the HG status of my other powder. It’s that good.
I also have some foundation, blush and bronzer that I’m hoping to do a video review on soon!
What do you love from Au Naturale?
Now that it’s summer my makeup routine slims down. And yes, that photo above is my slimmed down routine.
What can I say ? I like makeup.
My current routine features me starting with DeVita Moisture Tints in Light (I may need to get medium now that I’ve had some sun though).
I then add some concealer from rms in 11 and bronzer by Vapour Beauty in the shade Spicy (a little goes a long way with this shade).
My cheeks get a summer flush from rms lip2cheek in Smile.It’s a perfect coral color which means I love it. Brows are totally essential for me so I add a little brow definition with Jane Iredale’s Auburn brow gel.
Next it’s time to set the whole lot with Au Naturale Light Veil Finishing Powder. I love this powder as it makes my makeup last all day but doesn’t overly mattify my skin.
Then I sweep a dusting of shadows from Au Naturale & Alima on my eyes and finish with a fun lip.
Lately it’s been the fuchsia color of Burt’s Bees Sweet Violet. I picked it up on whim after seeing it on the gorgeous Britanie of Beauty by Britanie.
This shade is surprisingly pigmented & has pretty great longevity on the lips.It’s a bit different too for me since I nearly always wear corals or reds. Gotta shake things up sometimes.
What’s been your favorite summer makeup item? Do tell!