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Skincare with Nuria. “Each Nuria product is inspired by a different part of the world and the local wisdom and ingredients women use to help skin look healthier and brighter.” This plant-based line is clean, vegan, and cruelty-free. Nuria also donates a portion of every sale to girls education. I am using Nuria’s Rescue Pore Minimizing Toner with Tee Tree Oil. The Tea Tree oil is native to Australia. It minimizes pores and makes skin more receptive to to your following skincare treatments. It also has Witch Hazel, horsetail, Chamomile, and Rosemary to calm troubled skin, and improve your glow. So get with Nuria, and do good for your skin, and the world…

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but you better catch up, because I have been using Vegamour’s VegaBrow Volumizing Serum. The brand is known for their long lash making VegaLash. They took their lash knowledge and made a powerful brow product. It is safe, vegan, cruelty free, and effective. The key is the Polyphytobase Complex with active phytomolecules, zinc, and biotin. In about 3 weeks I noticed fuller, healthier brows. Vegamour believes in making “powerful plant based products with clinical efficacy and real visible results.” The natural ingredients are sustainably sourced and ethically responsible. So you can feel good about your product, as well as those bangin brows…

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for people and planet is the philosophy behind Woodlot. This plant based Canadian line is a collection of premium, natural, home and body basics. They use only ethically sourced and natural ingredients. I have been using their Nourishing Facial Toner. It uses Rose Water & Witch Hazel to tighten and soothe, and Hyaluronic Acid to moisturize. It’s time to respect your skin with Woodlot, and yourself as well 🙂 ….

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with Jai Ven Skin. The brand is short for the two places the founders come from- Ojai & Venice. Ojai is known for it’s spirituality and healing vibes. Venice is the hip side of hollywood. All Jai Ven products are plant based, certified Organic, and chemical free. They also add a homeopathic touch to all their formulas. I have been using their Elevate Gel Cleanser. It gently cleanses the skin while protecting its natural moisture balance. Below is a list of the ingredients and why they are there. Whether you’re a city chic, or a hippie princess, Jai Ven skin has a product for you. Check out their line and join their tribe…

GINGER ROOT (Zingiber officinale) 
The Ginger Root is steam distilled from the root of the plant. It has been used in China for thousands of years for its warming and soothing properties which are greatly beneficial to the skin.

NETTLE LEAF (Urtica dioica) 

Nettle leaf is an astringent herb, known for its properties as a bactericide. Its anti-inflammatory, astringent, bactericidal, and its healing qualities have long been known for their calming benefits.

RED RASPBERRY LEAF (Rubus idaeus) 
This is an herb with tonic properties and anti-inflammatory benefits.

JUNIPER OIL 
Extracted from the plant’s berries and branches, juniper oil is excellent as an antiseptic, astringent and cleansing ingredient.

ALOE VERA (A. perryi or A. ferox) 
The juice extracted form the leaves is very soothing and healing to the skin. In addition, it has hydrating, softening, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties.

100% VEGETABLE DECYL GLUCOSIDE 
A foaming cleansing agent often used in skin cleansers.

100% HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN 
Belonging to the pea family, this plant is used in products as a smoothing and hydrating agent. It is easily absorbed by the skin for improved resiliency and texture.

100% VEGETABLE CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE 
An emulsifying substance used to give body to skin care products. Also known as an emollient.

100% VEGETABLE GLYCERINE 
Glycerine is a humectant used in moisturizers. Glycerine also aids in the spreading ability of creams.

CAPRYLIC ACID 
Caprylic acid is used in creams and lotions for its emollient properties. It gives the product slip and avoids having to use chemical, carcinogenic and toxic ingredients for this purpose.

GLYCINE 
Glycine is an amino acid that provides texture to skin care formulas.

XANTHAN GUM (AKA Corn Starch Gum) 
Used as a gelling, texturizing and carrier agent in skin care products, xanthan gum also stabilizes and thickens skin care formulas.

WITCH HAZEL (Hamamelis virginiana) 
It is distilled from the bark of young twigs and leaves of shrub, native to the Eastern United States. Traditionally known as one of the best natural healers and toners.

LIME OIL (Citrus aurantifolia) 
This essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the peel of lime skin. It is capable of tightening skin and connective tissue. In addition, it is antiseptic.

LEMON OIL (Citrus limon) 
Cold pressed from the rind of the fruit, it is high in bioflavonoids which act as free radical scavengers. In addition, it is widely used to reduce wrinkles.

GRAPEFRUIT SEED OIL 
Noted for its antiseptic properties and its high content of Vitamin C, grapefruit seed oil has the ability to increase circulation and tighten the skin.

ORANGE OIL (Citrus sinensis) 
The oil is soothing to dry, irritated or acneic skins. Because it softens the epidermis and stimulates circulation, it is an ideal remedy for skin that lacks sufficient blood circulation.

TANGERINE OIL (Citrus reticulata, Citrus nobilis) 
Tangerine Oil improves circulation.

LEMONGRASS OIL (Cymbopogon flexuous, Cymbopogon citrates) 
Lemongrass is a member of a family of tropical grasses. It is valued as a skin tonic.

HOMEOPATHIC COMPLEX: (Calendula 12C, 30X (Marigold), Arnica 24X, 30C (Leopard’s Bane), Graphites 12C, 24X (Plumbago), Chamomilla 24X, 30C (German Chamomile)

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time to switch up my makeup. When the temperature, and humidity start to rise I always switch from a liquid to powder foundation. I have oily skin to begin with, so a powder is a must when seasons change. I have just discovered Gabriel Cosmetics Dual Powder Foundation. It is designed to minimize shine and absorb oil without clogging pores. It has a lightweight, velvety texture, and a smooth matte finish. The product is plant based, and definitely lets your skin breath. So this summer put on some dual powder before you take off some clothes…
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the products created by Puracy. Puracy is line of home, personal, and baby care that is founded on the principle of creating safe and stylish products that are effective. “Puracy worked tirelessly with our team of Ph.D. chemists to create a line of proprietary plant and natural mineral-based home and personal products with botanical fragrances that did not have an asterisk at the end. Once you have our products in your hands, you’ll know that they have already passed head-to-head tests versus both synthetic and natural competitors.” The entire line is affordable and made in the US. The packaging features original hand drawn artwork created by local artists. I have been using their Natural Body Wash and Organic Hand and Body Lotion. The body wash uses coconut cleaners, moisturizers, sea salt ,and has a scent of citrus. It is safe to use on babies and pets. The himalayan Pink Sea Salt restores balance and Purity to your skin. The sulfate free Body wash in made with emollients and essential oils. It’s packed with rich hydrating ingredients and clinical-grade vitamins.I love how light and absorbable it is. So get with Puracy, and keep the crap out of your life….
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get shine, moisture, and color in a pencil? I don’t know but Sisley Paris has done it. I love their Phyto- Lip Twist. It looks like a twist up chubby pencil. It is a tinted balm, with the color power of a lipstick and the shine of a gloss. Lips are left supple and moisturized. It uses a mix of plant based ingredients to provide a plumpness. I can’t wait to try every shade in this line. So get your lips ready for Sisley, and put them to work….

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about this new find! Moon Mousse is a must have for all makeup junkies. It is an all natural formula and kit to repair and restore broken makeup. The plant based formula will not affect the pigments of your makeup. You can use it on everything from eyeshadows to foundations and bronzers. I fixed my favorite, expensive, highlighter that broke into a million little pieces. It’s so simple to use. You spray the mousse on top of your broken makeup. Press it tight with the included “presser”. Leave it overnight and give one more press in the morning. That’s all. In the past I have fixed pallets with rubbing alcohol. I found it left my powders uneven and not the same. I will never do that again now that I have found this savior. So get with Moon Mousse, and let the palettes fall where they may…

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your foot care. I recommend Legendary Apothecary’s Smooth Feet. Apply this oil to your feet a few times a week before bed, and wake up to soft, hydrated, smooth feet. It is USDA certified Organic and free of toxic chemicals and preservatives.  So get with this plant based product, and let them kiss your feet…..

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eye lash and brow growth serum should be on your radar. It is made from 100% natural organic plant based oils. So luscious not only stimulates the growth of eye lashes and brows but also regrowth of the lost hairs. So step away from the false lashes. They damage your follicles over time. Step into So Luscious chemical free enhancement, and bat away…