W3LL People was founded in 2008 by a former NARS makeup artist/instructor, a marketing expert and a dermatologist. Everything is made with natural and organic ingredients with their signature component being aloe that soothes, hydrates and nourishes the skin, while Known harmful toxins, like parabens, sulfates, petrochemicals, and useless fillers have been left out.    As a girl who loves the visceral experience of luxury makeup, I was a little hesitant when the W3LL People products arrived at my doorstep via their PR rep. The plastic packaging leaves much to be desired IMO, but I do love that the packaging…

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Product: Rituel De Fille Ash & Ember Eye Soot Why you’ll love them: I’ve said it time and again – I can’t be bothered with makeup: I need easy, foolproof, lazy-girl makeup. In my world, that means fingertip application and easy blendability, please. My eyeshadow brushes have collected a lot of dust, which is why these eyeshadows from nontoxic brand, Rituel de Fille, are perfect for me! They blend smooth with fingertips and allow for buildable depth. They don’t contain any waxes, so the shadows will never melt with the warmth of your skin, crease or fold!  The colors are…

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After interviewing celebrity makeup artist, Julie Hewett, about her panache for red lips, classic old Hollywood glamour, and tips for how to pick the best red lipstick –  I of course had to put her gorgeous red lipsticks – Belle, Femme, Rouge and Coco – to the test. Pros: Each lipstick is made with fast absorbing camellia oil that offers nourishment, hydration and produces a creamy texture. And Julie created each shade variant to fit each skin tone. I love how easy to apply the lipsticks are which I attribute to a) their easy glide and b) the perfect pointed shape.…

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Product: Rituel De Fille Inner Glow Cremé Pigments Why you’ll love them: Cream multi-purpose (eyes, cheeks & lips) products have a special place in my heart. I’m a lazy makeup girl these days. If I can’t apply it or blend it easily with my fingers, chances are said product will eventually migrate it’s way to the back of my bathroom drawer – aka the graveyard. Which is one reason why I’ve fallen hard for Los Angeles based brand Rituel De Fille and their Inner Glow Cremé Pigments. My sister whom prefers men’s t-shirts, purchases mascara every five years and wears…

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My love for luxury organic lipstick brand, Y et Beauté, runs deep. If you haven’t read my first review of the line, readdddddd it for the deets on this green beauty brand newcomer I assure you rivals the inimitable Tom Ford when it comes to luxury lipsticks. Seriously. The first five lipsticks I tested had me falling in love from the first click and clasp of the magnetic closure cases. And the lovely founder, Esther Wadjija, was so generous and sent me the remaining five lipsticks from the INDIA collection: James, Lou, Bisou, Vivienne, and Calme. Each organic lipstick was…

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