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Getting That Clean Beauty Cat Eye: A Review of the 3 Best Non-Toxic Liquid Eyeliners

Getting That Clean Beauty Cat Eye: A Review of the 3 Best Non-Toxic Liquid Eyeliners

I do a cat eye. Always. Every day. Having tried all the other looks, four years ago I came to the conclusion that a firm black line that curves upward at the edge makes me look hot, and that’s all I need to know. Of course, it’s much easier to find a non-toxic pencil eyeliner than...
  • The Only Non-Toxic Makeup Artist in NYC That I Would Trust With My Wedding Makeup

    The Only Non-Toxic Makeup Artist in NYC That I Would Trust With My Wedding Makeup

    All photos by Lydia Hudgens  Yes, I want to look radiant and beautiful on my wedding day. I want my makeup to cover blemishes so perfect it’s like they never happened. (#flawless) I want my skin to glow like I’m an angel descending from heaven. I want any under eye circles resulting from the welcome...
    NU Evolution Cosmetics Is the Non-Toxic Makeup Brand That's Ready for the Runway

    NU Evolution Cosmetics Is the Non-Toxic Makeup Brand That’s Ready for the Runway

    Most non-toxic makeup brands tend to be on the subtle side. A little glimmer, taupes, brown eyeliner pencils and barely-there mascara. But while that might be enough for some ladies, sometimes you need a little oomph – some saturated color, professional-grade eyeliner and mascara, and full coverage foundation and powders. Like when you’re putting on...
    Weekend Reading: Airport Health Hacks, Sustainable Swimwear, Natural Makeup Brands

    Weekend Reading: Airport Health Hacks, Sustainable Swimwear, Natural Makeup Brands

    Hey readers! This weekend for me might actually turn out to be pretty lazy. A brunch with friends, a special sound bath, and the opening party of a new yoga/barre studio right around the block from my apartment. What are you up to this weekend? Fashion I totally agree with these 5 steps to simplify...
    Camping at a Music Festival: Your Beauty Packing List

    Camping at a Music Festival: Your Beauty Packing List

    It’s music festival season, a time when you’re expected to look Instagram worthy despite not bathing (or sleeping) for two days of tromping around in the mud and/or sun. And while you’ll probably possess an inner glow brought on by gorgeous music, time with friends, new connections made, and a stem or two of some...
    Green Beauty Review: Jane Iredale Moves Into Skincare and the Results Are Gorgeous

    Green Beauty Review: Jane Iredale Moves Into Skincare and the Results Are Gorgeous

    I’m a fan of Jane Iredale. I recommend this makeup company to anyone who wants the performance and color palette of conventional makeup, but without the toxins. And isn’t it so sweet of Jane Iredale to position her new skincare line, which includes Skin Accumax, this way? It’s not actually skincare she says, because there...
    The 8 Best Places to Shop for Non-Toxic Beauty and Clean Skincare

    The 8 Best Places to Shop for Non-Toxic Beauty and Clean Skincare

    So, you’re ready to overhaul your skincare regimen, but don’t know where to buy non-toxic beauty. Maybe you’ve heard the news about pthlalates (endocrine disrupting, present in most people’s bodies, but more so in women’s bodies because of beauty products) and parabens (linked to breast cancer, and present in most people’s bodies), and you’re rightly freaked out. Perhaps...
    Green Beauty Review: Dusty Girls Mineral Makeup

    Green Beauty Review: Dusty Girls Mineral Makeup

    Last year I switched from bareMinderals to Everyday Minerals, having found that the latter was equally clean and more affordable. But I’m always on the lookout for clean makeup brands, so when the company Dusty Girls got in touch with me, I was curious. I had never heard of this Australian brand before, though they now ship...