Natural & Organic Foundations (My Current Collection)


Makeup is such a tricky area in green beauty and when it comes to foundation, with everyone having different preferences, skin types & a hard time color matching, it can be the most difficult item in green makeup to purchase. I’m sharing my thoughts today on my entire current collection of natural & organic foundations, BB creams & primers.  Plus I created a chart for easier reference. To not make this post overly long I won’t go into the characteristics such as coverage, finish & consistency which I’ve covered for each product in the below chart. Instead I’ll talk more about my personal experience.


Whamisa Korean Organic Skincare Review


I was introduced to the Organc Korean skincare line Whamisa early on during my green beauty transition and I fell in love right away. The brand not only uses certified organic ingredients but also a fermentation process that’s 10 years in the making. The fermentation helps increase ingredient absorption and acts as a natural preservative. Whamisa has a beautiful line of products that are unique, innovative & effective. I’ve tried their cleansing oil, deep rich toner, nourishing cream & all 3 types of hydrogel masks.


Loverdure Natural Cosmetics Review

loverdureThis post was kindly sponsored by Loverdure whose funding will help run OBL CLUB, a product testing & review platform for the green beauty community. All thoughts are my honest opinion.

Loverdure is a Bay Area-based natural skincare line offering 100% natural, mostly organic, vegan skincare products specially with sensitive skin in mind. The products are freshly hand made in small batches in their studio to ensure the highest quality. I tried out 2 face oils (which come in a beautiful unique gold double-toned glass bottle with push dropper) for nearly 7 weeks, a face soap & lip balm. Read on to learn more about Loverdure’s products and an interview with the founder herself.


Vapour Organic Beauty Review


Vapour Beauty is an award-winning organic makeup line founded by Krysia Boinis and Kristine Keheley in New Mexico. Their products are made with pure active ingredients & Fine Art Infused Color resulting from Krysia’s knowledge of healing botanicals & alchemical blending and Kristine’s masterful blending of natural mineral pigments. Vapour Beauty products are infused with their Herbal Enlightenment Complex, which holds cultural & spritiual meaning along with skin nourishing benefits. I’ve had the pleasure of trying out a variety of products from their expansive line.


SKiN FIRST with Organic Aesthetician Tracey Timko


I believe in skin first hence the name of a series of installments in which I interview the skincare experts to find out their best skin tips! Learn from estheticians and facialists who believe in natural & organic skincare about how to best take care of your body’s biggest organ.