In this chemically-infested world, people are getting smarter with the products they use. They now choose a healthier lifestyle and most of them including me are switching to organic products- food, household items and yes, even makeup. Two years ago, I introduced myself to organic food when I was trying to lose weight. I usually go to Healthy Options for my weekly grocery; I’ve tried Quinoa, vegan chips and yup, gluten-free chocolate bars and gummy bears. Anyway, I remember browsing at the organic makeup section at Healthy Options and I thought, hmm, does this really work? Will the effects be the same just as the normal makeup? I grabbed a cheek stain and I fell in love with organic items since then.
I was excited when St. Joan and Earth & Eve, an online brand who sells beauty items made from natural ingredients, sent some of their products for me to try. I received a small but cute lip pouch in bright pink. Inside were two variants of their 8 hour cream blush and a lip and cheek stain.
8 hour Lip and Cheek Stain in Scarlet Berry
When I was in grade school, I used to eat LIPPS candy just to have natural-looking red lips. I’m sure you guys have tried it, too. Now, I don’t have to do it anymore. Thank God for this lip stain!
The 8 hour lip and cheek stain is packaged in a roll-on spill-proof bottle. It smells like strawberries and it tastes like cherries, too! The color payoff is wonderful and it’s easy to apply. It’s a little bit runny and all you need is one light application to achieve that natural-looking red lips. Scarlet Berry is a cherry red shade. It’s not too bright nor too vampy. The color faints off after one meal, but you can reapply whenever you want.
8 hour Cream Blush in Natural Rosy and Sweet Pink
This blush comes in a small transparent pot. It’s so handy and it will definitely fit inside your makeup kit or your everyday purse. I love that it has a smooth and creamy texture. It’s highly pigmented and is very buildable. It will really give you an instant glow. I’m definitely sure that it’s a good buy because it lasts all day. I’m not sure if it’s waterproof but I will update you guys when I use it for my upcoming beach trip.
I swatched both natural rosy and sweet pink. Natural rosy is a burnt red shade while sweet pink is a bright pink shade. I love natural rosy more because it suits me better. It’s like I have natural rosy cheeks. Sweet pink, on the other hand, suits super fair-skinned girls.
If you want to try these wonderful products, you may do so by ordering from St. Joan on Instagram @stjoancares.
Have you guys tried any organic makeup or beauty products? Share your thoughts below. 🙂