When it comes to makeup I look for quality and functionality first and foremost. I am always very careful about how I determine which products will end up on my favourites list. The mainstream beauty industries have raised the bar up really high for green beauty industries to compete. But now more than ever before the green beauty industries are catching up quickly with constant new and innovative ideas. Ideas which are carefully cultivated in the minds of those who are determined to create products that can not only be safe for our bodies but also can work effectively. And that’s where the beauty bloggers come in to experiment and play and eventually decide what works for them and what does not.
I am a beauty lover whose passion for makeup has led me to become a blogger. I am always working with ordinary everyday women from all walks of life who are blinded by the images of the mainstream beauty world and who never think of going outside their comfort zone to try to search green beauty products that may just end up in their everyday makeup collection. So this is why it’s crucial for me to educate and help women to realize that there are better, safer and alternative beauty products out there which they can choose from. And this is where the brand Au Naturale Cosmetics comes in to my mind along with many other green beauty brands whose products I have come to love and use on a daily basis. Au Naurale Cosmetics products are paraben free, gluten-free, vegan, cruelty-free, non-nano, carmine free and bismuth oxychloride-free.
Here are few of my favorites:
Organic Creme Blusher in Purple Haze — This is a very subtle shade more on the rosy side than a deep purple shade. I know on the photo it looks very deep but trust me it applies really beautifully on the cheeks. At the bottom of this page you can view a photo of me wearing this blush and you maybe surprised…in a good way.
Organic Creme Highlighter Stick — This highlighter has become one of my favourites so far. Its golden undertone gives me the right amount of glow on my cheek bones. I can wear it during the day and at night. It’s not shimmery but has a great sheen to it. It gives me the beach glow skin which I can not achieve naturally.
Lip & Cheek Tint in Vermillion — When I wear this baby I feel like a million dollar!!! LOL!! Maybe that’s why they named it ‘Vermillion’ — Haha!! This has become one my favourite lip & cheek products. This orange/peachy undertone not only looks amazing on the cheeks but also looks beautiful on the lips. Subtle tone but yet so pretty. I can wear this day and night…anytime!!!
Lipstick in Spanish Rose — I have read many great reviews about this particular lipstick shade. So I had to try it for myself. And I am so glad I did. I can now agree with other beauty bloggers that this is definitely a beautiful shade. What I love about it the most is that it is close to a matte finish and I LOVE lipsticks that are matte. This deep red wine shade is also great for an evening look.
Below I am demonstrating the Purple Haze blush (which many may find a bit intimidating to wear due to its intense color but trust me it is one of the most beautiful soft shades which can easily brighten up your look) and I am also demonstrating the Creme Highlighter which also deserves more recognition in the beauty world. (FYI on the lips I am wearing Wild Lotus also one of my favourites by Au Naturale Cosmetics to match my blush)