Category: Beauty

Eco Beauty Review: Au Naturale Cosmetics

Eco Beauty Review: Au Naturale Cosmetics

Summer is slowly rolling to an end in DC, so it’s the perfect time to review some dewy, fresh makeup. Even though I worked at a makeup counter throughout undergrad, I’m always excited to try new cosmetics, no matter how many I’ve tried before. Au Naturale Cosmetics sent me some of their summer collection to review. They’re...

Win a Blessed By Nature 20ml Bottle of Wild Harvest Organic Rosehip Oil

Win a Blessed By Nature 20ml Bottle of Wild Harvest Organic Rosehip Oil

This month we’re giving away a natural beauty item from Australian eco-friendly beauty brand, Blessed By Nature. Email subscribers will go into the draw to win a 20ml Blessed By Nature Wild Harvest Organic Rosehip Oil bottle. According to the brand, rosehip oil is filled with antioxidants, essential fatty acids and vitamins that helps restore skin health....

Out of Africa: Organic Beauty and Skincare Brands You’ll Love

Out of Africa: Organic Beauty and Skincare Brands You’ll Love

Abuja, Nigeria: The cosmetic, beauty and skincare market is worth $400 billion globally. Traditionally, it is dominated by cosmetic and pharmaceutical giants who devote billions of dollars annually to the formation of new products, and mostly synthetic-chemical laden new products. Thus, it has always been difficult for small companies to enter the picture. However, with the rise...

Q&A with Dr Mike Thair, Veteran Scientist and Co-Founder of Natural Beauty Company, Indochine Natural

Q&A with Dr Mike Thair, Veteran Scientist and Co-Founder of Natural Beauty Company, Indochine Natural

With science under threat, particularly in the U.S. where a growing number of people are rejecting scientific findings on climate change issues, it’s time we turn the spotlight on those on the front lines, to help you understand the work that scientists do and why they play an instrumental role in helping to build a...

Clean Cosmetics: What To Look For in ‘Eco’ Beauty and the Toxic Ingredients You Really Should Avoid

Clean Cosmetics: What To Look For in ‘Eco’ Beauty and the Toxic Ingredients You Really Should Avoid

With today’s marketing lingo, it can be really confusing to work out what products are genuinely eco-friendly. It’s a topic that continually stumps me, and I often get it completely wrong. I’m not expecting my shampoo to suck up greenhouse gases, I just don’t want to add any further harm to the environment. Last year, I decided...

This Green Beauty Company Uses Olive Oil To Make Your Skin Gorgeous

This Green Beauty Company Uses Olive Oil To Make Your Skin Gorgeous

Stealing ingredients from the pantry for your skin, hey if it’s good enough for eco-babe Isabelle Cornish then we’ll give it a try. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is used in most natural home remedies, a completely pure form of olive oil meaning it is full of all the vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that benefit our...