October 2014 archive

MY MUST-HAVE HIGHLIGHTERS!!

Ok so it took me having two kids, and lots of lost sleep to realize how amazing highlighters are and that they really are necessary in a makeup routine, well mine at least! Now when I made my transition into the green beauty world I have to say I was skeptical about how good a non-toxic highlighter could really be, boy was I in for a surprise!! For those of you that are new to highlighters or don’t know what to do with them don’t fear, you are not alone. Basically a highlighter “highlights” your face, usually used on high points of cheekbones, cupids bow, inner corners of eyes, bridge of nose, basically where ever you want to GLOW! They make you look healthy, awake, radiant and can double as an eyeshadow which is why they are a must-have for me right now. Below is a list of my absolute favorite non-toxic highlighters, enjoy! 🙂

Swatches left to right: KW Radiance, RMS, W3ll People, Alima “Chai”, Alima “Paris

RMS Living Luminizer: Raw.Dewy.Supermodel glow. Think of a Victoria’s Secret Supermodel basking in sun with mist of the waves hitting her face, a slightly sticky, wet glow- in a very good way! Retail: $38.00 (tip: samples sizes are offered for this!)

Alima Pure “Paris” Luminous Shimmer Eyeshadow: Perfect, multi-tasking, budget friendly, nude glow. It literally is the perfect beige shimmer, NO gold, NO pink, just beige perfection. Yes it’s technically eyeshadow but it really is so much more! Retail: $12.50 (a bargain for everything this does!) (tip: samples sizes are offered on website!)

Alima Pure “Chai” Luminous Shimmer Eyeshadow: This is going to do the exact same things “Paris” does but this gives the most gorgeous Rose Gold Glow!! My favorite thing to do with it on a night out is mix it with my bronzer and the result is a gorgeous pink golden sunset (does that make sense?!) Retail: $12.50 (tip: samples sizes are offered on website)

Kjaer Weis “Radiance”: I don’t even know where to begin with this but I will start by saying this is the most stunning makeup product I have ever owned, packaging and all! It is described in many ways but on me is a beautiful pearly beige, and gives off a true airbrushed look. I have literally had people stop and ask me if I airbrush my makeup everyday when I wear it! I treasure this so much and I have say is my favorite. Price tag is steep but it is completely worth it! Retail: $56.00 (tip: there is a refill system for this brand and retail is $32.00)

W3ll People Bio Brighter Stick: I recently received a sample of this and so glad I did. I think of a Moon Queen when i wear this. I know that sounds crazy but it leaves you with this striking glow that really accentuates your features! I will be buying the full size, and I like that it comes in a stick form, very convenient!! Retail: $34.50 (tip: W3ll people offers samples on their website!)

**You can find these products at http://www.spiritbeautylounge.com, http://www.alimapure.com, http://www.w3llpeople.com, http://www.ecodivabeauty.com

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