Organic Beauty Junkie – Vegan Lip Balm and Solid Perfume Reviews

Company: Organic Beauty Junkie

“Welcome to Organic Beauty Junkie! You will find natural and organic skincare and personal care products. Our products are handcrafted and contain only the best ingredients to ensure our customers get only the most effective, natural beauty products.”

Products:

Vanilla Vegan Lip Balm

Jasmine Vegan Solid Perfume

Reviews:

Hello, natural beauty lovers! I got to try out Organic Beauty Junkie’s vegan and cruelty free products, so let’s jump right in!

The Vanilla Vegan Lip Balm is made with shea butter and coconut oil, so you know it’ll do a good job hydrating your pretty little pout! This balm glides on smoothly and leaves a subtle sheen on the lips. The natural vanilla scent is there, but it’s not overwhelming in any way. It did, in fact, moisturize my lips and made them look and feel naturally gorgeous!

Using natural lip products is so important! You don’t want to put layers and layers of harmful chemicals on your lips because you end up ingesting a lot of it! Natural is the way to go!

The Jasmine Vegan Solid Perfume is made with essential oils and smells incredible! It is sweet and alluring (my boyfriend loves it, wink wink), yet not too overpowering. This product applies effortlessly and does not leave any greasiness behind. I used this on my wrists and pulse points and enjoyed getting hints of the fragrance throughout the day. I did have to reapply this perfume, but since the tube is small and portable, it’s not a big deal. If you like soft, floral fragrances, you will LOVE this one!

The Bottom Line

If you’re in the market for naturally effective products that are vegan and cruelty-free, I highly recommend that you give these products a try! I love that the lip balm has coconut and shea butter because they are the VIPs of natural moisturizers and I don’t have worry about putting toxic chemicals into my body! The scent of the Jasmine Vegan Solid Perfume is absolutely beautiful and it made me feel pretty wearing it! I highly recommend these products to all natural beauty junkies!

Thank you, Organic Beauty Junkie, for sending me these products to review!

TASH Cosmetics Eye Pigment Reviews

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Company: TASH Cosmetics

“Our Mission: To create and provide natural cosmetics empowering men and women to make healthier choices for beautiful vibrant Makeup and quality-effective Skin Care.”

‘Made to Order, Cruelty-Free, Vegan Certified, Organic, Plant-based,  Free of Petrochemicals, Parabens, Genetically Modified Ingredients and Toxic Preservatives. (We only used plant based preservatives that come from Camellia sinensis-the green tea plant)”

Products:

Eye Candy Wet/Dry Loose Pigments – The Boom! (8 grams, $22.00 USD)

Eye Candy Wet/Dry Loose Pigments – Sexy SWAG (8 grams, $22.00 USD)

Eye Candy Wet/Dry Loose Pigments  – Vergis

Reviews:

These Eye Candy Wet/Dry Loose Pigments are super saturated and made with ultra fine pigments for an extremely bold and blendable look. As the name suggests, they can be used wet or dry. To get a bold look from the pigments, pat the eye shadow on with your finger or makeup brush.  For an extremely daring and spectacular look, apply the shadows with a wet brush. I used water, but you can use a mixing medium, liquid primer or even a little coconut oil.

These eye shadow shades are truly unique and have excellent pigmentation and color payoff. You will be impressed as I was!

The Boom! is a turquoise/blue shade with a diamond shimmer finish. It is buildable and gets darker as you layer it. As the light hits it, you see icy green to deep green shades. This eye shadow is absolutely stunning!

Sexy SWAG is a cooler brown with almost a purple tone to it with silver micro-sparkles. It is definitely high impact and draws attention to the eye. It is perfect for an amped up smokey eye! This would work beautifully with just about every skin tone. LOVE IT!

Vergis is a new shade, and will most likely be added to their website by the time I post this review. The eye shadow is a light olive green/deep gold shade that is very metallic looking and reflective. This high shine shadow can be used dry on the lid or added wet for a seriously gorgeous eye look!

The Bottom Line

TASH Cosmetics creates bold, beautiful eye shadows that are extremely pigmented and high quality. They are very blendable and a little goes a long way. The price is outstanding for the amount of product that you get.

I am so impressed with these pigments! I love to see companies that eliminate all of the unnecessary chemicals from cosmetics while still making amazing products. Of course, these products are vegan and cruelty-free! I highly recommend these Eye Shadows to anyone that wants unique, high impact shadows that are made without harmful ingredients!

Thank you, TASH Cosmetics, for sending me these products to review!

 

 

 

 

 

LoveBud Tinted Lip Budders Review

Company: Lovebud

Products: Tinted Lip Budders $6.00 USD each

I was so excited to try out these Tinted Lip Budders from Lovebud! I love tinted lip balms, especially for the summer! These bad boys are hydrating and super smooth on the lips! Hooray for not getting your hair stuck in your lipgloss every time the wind blows!

These Lip Budders contain hemp seed oil, a "natural anti-aging superfood for your skin." My lips were noticeably softer after using these.

I'm wearing the Pink Candy shade in the picture below, but I like them all. Pink Champagne is a nice, pale pink shimmer that looks great alone or on top of other lip products. I know I'll be wearing Plushberry a lot this Fall. It is the perfect berry shade!

The Bottom Line

I love these Lip Budders! They're vegan and cruelty free (obviously) and truly nourish your lips while giving them a sheer wash of color. Head on over to their website and check out all of their hemp seed oil infused products!

Thank you, Lovebud, for sending me these products to review!

ILLUMA Cosmetics – Face Serum and Eye Shadow Reviews

Company: Illuma Cosmetics

Products:

Ink Matte Eye Pan $10.00 USD

Vegan Algae Serum (2 oz.) $48.00 USD

Reviews:

The Ink Matte Eye Pan is a navy blue eye shadow that can be used all over the lid or as a liner. When applied with a dry brush, the color is very sheer (see the top swatch), and can be used to create a light smokey eye. When applied with a wet brush as I did in the middle swatch, the color is much more intense. The bottom swatch was done with a wet liner brush.

I love using a dark blue shade as a liner instead of the same old black liners. It really defines and brightens the eye. When applied wet, this shadow has great staying power, but I recommend using a primer like I do with all shadows.

The Vegan Algae Serum is a light organic serum made for all skin types. The star ingredients include blue green algae extract, white willow bark extract, vitamin E and aloe vera leaf juice. It is made to reduce inflammation and redness, while tightening and brightening the skin. It can be used under moisturizer or added to oils or creams.

When used alone on bare skin, this serum can become a little tacky. I preferred to mix this serum into my face moisturizer which added skin loving nutrients to my routine and got rid of the stickiness. This serum made my skin feel tighter and helped to calm the redness in my cheeks.

The Bottom Line

ILLUMA Cosmetics creates organic, vegan and cruelty free products that are made to enhance everyone's natural beauty. The eye shadow is fantastic when used wet. The face serum is packed with nourishing ingredients that can improve anyone and everyone's skincare routine! Follow ILLUMA Cosmetics on Instagram @illumabeauty and check out their products!

Thank you, ILLUMA Cosmetics, for sending me these products to review!

Miz Magickal – Whipped Body Butter & Lip Balm Review

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to bring on the summer! This includes longer days, more time outside, and of course, summer scented body products!

It’s not enough that a product smells great. It also has to get the job done, which is why I’m so happy to have tried out some products from Miz Magickal! Lisa, the owner, was kind enough to send me her Whipped Body Butter and Lip Balm to review.

Miz Magickal is a new company based on positive energy, meditation, peace and serenity. All products are free of emulsifiers, parabens, and phthalates, and the lip balms are beeswax free! YESSS! Save the bees!


I chose the Whipped Body Butter in the Sweet Orange and Vanilla Scent (2 oz.). This product hits your nose with notes of sweet citrus and leaves behind the scent of vanilla and cocoa butter, along with a subtle sheen/glow on the skin. It is the consistency of a thick mousse and is easily worked into the skin!

So… this body butter passed the fragrance test, but did it actually work?? For the ultimate test, I used this on my legs right after shaving and on my always dry, and not so cute, footsies. I am happy to report that my legs are as soft and smooth as (body) buttah!! My feet look and feel wayyyyyy better after just a few uses!


The Orange Lip Balm (.15 oz.) comes in the CUTEST bright pink tube and I absolutely love it! It has a very similar scent to the Body Butter, with sweet notes of citrus, organic coconut oil, and cocoa butter. This balm glides on easily and leaves behind a subtle shine, perfect for when you don’t want to fuss or when when you want to pull a look together. It is not sticky or tacky in the slightest, so you don’t have to worry about your hair getting stuck in it on a windy day (Hooray!). I put this on before bedtime, and my lips were noticeably softer. It’s a winner in my book!

So, if you’re looking for vegan and cruelty-free products that are effective and made from good people, give Miz Magickal a try! Check out her newly launched website to see all of her available products, and follow her on Instagram @mizmagickal!