Ipsy Offer |Cruelty Free Picks

*Offer was $15, no loner available, but it is still fun to see what’s inside! 

When I saw that Ipsy had a cruelty free set I had to get it. It would have been a personal sin if I passed it up. Especially when I noticed a Lime Crime Velvetine in it!!

Lime Crime Velvetine “Red Rose”


I have wanted to try Lime Crime so bad, but have avoided it. Now I finally get to! 

Granted this isn’t the first shade o would have picked…


It’s a fuschia shade, but I may still be able to make it work.

Jelly Pong Pong “Caribbean Sun” Bronzing Duo


The Blush shade of this duo arrived broken. Which was disappointing. However, Jelly Pong Pong just does not interest me. I have no idea why. Maybe it’s the seemingly cheap packaging.


This bronzer is a bit too orange for my taste. I think I will be passing this along. 

Seraphine Botanicals Guava Butter Lip and cheek stain 


One of my most used blushes is from this brand, so I am excited to try a Cream product. I probably won’t use this on my cheeks, but it looks to be a really pretty lip color. 


I will definitely be reviewing this!!


Hey Honey I Peel Good honey peel cream

This is really interesting! You massage it into your skin until the texture is oily and smooth then rinse it off. Not exactly a peel off product, but it’s still neat. I have tried a lot from this brand that I have loved, will be giving this a go.

Luxie 514 Blush Brush

I have said it a million times, I love Luxie brushes. I have been needing another Blush brush, so this will come in handy!

Skin and Co. Umbrian Truffle hand cream

I have extremely dry hands. I mean, it gets painfully bad. So any hand cream is a friend of mine. I am having trouble describing the scent. I can tell you it isn’t my favorite. But, the formula feels nice, so I think I can power through. 

That’s what came in the set! A few duds, but I love that Ipsy offered something like this. I wish you could always choose only cruelty free products for your Ipsy bags. 

What did you think?! What is your favorite cruelty free product? Comment below! Thank you so much for reading and I really hope you enjoyed this little post!

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VeganCuts Beauty Box June 2017 | Uplifting Beauty

*$25ish a month. Clean, vegan, and cruelty free beauty products. Deluxe samples and full sized products. 

This is my favorite subscription box. I am considering canceling all my other subscriptions besides this one. I just have too much stuff and I’m moving 😂

Adoratherapy Mood Boost $20 value


“Uplifting mood boost spray specifically designed for the gal on the go”

I am really into aromatherapy. I have gotten one in the past few Vegan Cuts boxes, it’s exciting. This one smells really nice. Helps to induce a cheerful mood.

Clarisea Instant Glow Powder Exfoliant $5 value


“Lavender flower infused powder exfoliant that buffs away impurities and provides an instant glow.”

Um, yes please! An instant Glow sounds fantastic. I love this brand anyway, so an Product from Clarisea is graciously tried by me.

Sade Baron Body Cream Jasmine $7 value


“Exalt your skin with this small bath jasmin centric body cream”

The scent of this product is very floral, which I enjoy. I think my most favorite thing in the world is bath and body products! This body cream is really thick. I’m already in love.

Earthly Body Miracle Oil $5 Value


“Hemp, tea tree, and other essential oils blended to deeply soothe and restore skin”

You are supposed to be able to use this for everything. I am hoping it will help calm, or at least soothe my eczema a bit. Summer is not nice to my skin.

Little Moon Essential Beach All You Want Mineral Bath $1 Value


“Tropical getaway mineral bath salt kissed with hints of sandalwood and tangerine. No tub? Use as a shower scrub!”

I love body scrubs. End of story. Best invention ever. Can’t wait to try this one.

Jing Al Vegan Lip and Cheek Glow “Pink Chiffon” $10 Value


I never use these things on my cheeks. I always make a mess, but I can always use a new lip color. 


The shade is a really pretty pink with some sparkle. It sheers out nicely on the lips.

That’s it for this months Box! I am really happy with it, not let down by anything. By far the best subscription Beauty Box!! 

I hope you enjoyed this post, thank you so much for reading! Have you tried any of these products? Comment below!

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Petit Vour | June 2017

*This box Retails for $15 a month. It contains luxury, cruelty free, vegan, and clean beauty product samples*


Mai Couture Vitamin C and E Skin Care Blotting Sheets (Retails for $10)

I have used regular blotting sheets from Mai Coture and they were nice. I am sure these will work just as well. 

It is pretty neat that they are infused with SkinCare benefits. 

Nui Body Coconut Oil Makeup Remover wipes $4 (Retail $15 full size)

Can’t go wrong with natural makeup remover. This came with two pads to try it out.

“Pure coconut oil and organic essential oils will leave your skin flawless and glowing. This relaxing blend of coconut oil, geranium and lavender essential oils slows premature aging while soothing the mind”

Modern Minerals Lip Creme Tint “Fuscia” (Retails $20)


This is a really pretty shade for summer. The formula is light weight and easy to apply, making it great for hot weather! The formula is infused with lotus wei flower essence and gem stone energy. 

My Daughter Fragrances Bloom 23 $2.50 (Retails $85, full size)

I actually really enjoy these little perfume samples. I may actually consider spending the $85 for the full size, I am in love with the scent. It is extremely floral. 

It is said to have linen, rich vanilla, and soft ylang ylang. It is it is meant to create a light, clean, and clear smell. I definitely agree.

I really enjoyed this months Box! Well worth the $15.

What did you think of the products in this months Petit Vour box? Thank you so much for reading, I hope you enjoyed it!

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Petit Vour May 2017| Be Bold Be Kind

* Petit Vour is a cruelty free, vegan, and natural beauty box. It retails for $15 per month. 

I am really excited that I finally got my May Petit Vour box! It is a nice little treat. It is usually the last subscription box I receive each month.


HAN SkinCare Cosmetics Eyeshadow “Sunset”$13

I have another shadow from HAN and I love it. This one is just as pigmented and buttery as the other. In my opinion, a shade like this makes a great one shadow look. 


I love that this box usually includes one cosmetic product a month. It really helps when building a natural makeup collection. 


Mullein & Sparrow Facial Mist Toner $8 (Full Size $36)

“Condition and prepare skin for absorption to empower your Skincare ritual. Formulated with organic botanicals to keep skin luminous and supple while supporting homeostasis. To use, lightly mist onto face or into hands and gently press onto the skin.”

I love face mists. They make me feel very relaxed and refreshed. I have really been wanting to try Mullein and Sparrow as well!


Juara Java Plum and Avocado nourishing face masks $6 ( full size $38)

“A nutrient-rich combination of Avocado Oil, Java plum, banana and mango deeply hydrates soothes, and plumps skin, leaving behind a soft, dewy complexion.”

This sounds like the perfect summer mask. I have high hopes for it, I have a hand and nail cream from Juara that I really enjoy.


Aromatherapy Associates Bath and Shower oil $5 ($73 Full Size)

This sounds perfect. After a stressful day of work? The perfect way to end the night. By the way, I have already smelled it and it smells amazing! 

Petit Vour killed it this month! I am excited to try every single thing!

Thank you so much for reading, I really hope you loved this post ❤️ what is your favorite natural beauty product? 

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Pacifica Island Life | Palette Review 

If you read my previous post. My May Ipsy unbagging, then you have seen this little palette already.

The Pacifica Island Life palette contains five shimmer shades, and retails for a price I can not find. However, their similar palettes retail for around $14. If you use the code PACLOVE on Ulta.com you can get Pacifica products for 20% off! 


Shades from left to right:

  • Skinny Dip
  • Coral Sand 
  • Golden 
  • Treasure
  • Sandalwood 

They are all extremely pigmentedand buttery. They are all also shimmery shades, so I would recommend a companion palette for mattes. I used The Balm Meet Matte Trimony palette

The look:


  1. I used the Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer, and set it with the cream shade from the Balm palette
  2. I used the lightest brown from the same palette as my transition shade.
  3. Now into the Pacifica palette! I put Golden all over my lid.
  4. On the outer third of my eye and on my lower lash line I placed Treasure.
  5. To deepen up my outer crease I used Sandalwood.
  6. For my inner corner I decided to go with Coral Sand.
  7. Finally, to high light my Brow bone I used Skinny Dip.


I was very pleased with how my look turned out! I recommend patting all of these shadows onto the eye, instead of sweeping, sense they are all so buttery. You just have to work with them. I personally do prefer some mattes in every look, so this is not an all in one palette for me. But, I do really enjoy having it because it contains stunning neutral shades. 

I really do love the brand Pacifica itself. They are a natural, vegan, cruelty free brand, that is not outrageously priced. They seem to always be on sale at Ulta.

Over all 🌴🌴🌴🌴 not five, because you do have to actually work with them, so it takes a little time. 

I hope you enjoyed this post, thank you so much for reading! Have you tried any Pacifica eyeshadows? Comment your thoughts below!

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Vegan Cuts Beauty Box | May 2017

*This Box cost a little more than $20 a month. All products are vegan, cruelty free and for the majority clean, beauty products. This is my favorite sub box.*

Salis Skincare Black Head Removal Mask $7.50 value


“A natural clay mask made with three simple ingredient to help remove black heads and work towards clear, glowing skin.”

My black heads have been particularly horrendous lately, so this is very welcome.

Luxie Beauty 510 Foundation Brush $20 value


I really love Luxie, so I get really excited every time I see a new one of their brushes in a subscription box! I use a brush like this to apply primer, so I will probably use this for something similar. 

Lauren Brooke Cosmetiques pressed shadow “Sweet Pea” $14.50 value


I was really excited for this product. But mine arrived broken. I guess I can just press it. I really don’t feel like asking for a new one. 

The shade is still really pretty!


Little Moon Essential Clear Mind $3.20 value


“Energizing clear mind aromatherapy mist that inspires alertness and energy”

I really believe essential oils make a difference, for me at least. Clear mind, smells great and will be perfect for days I am stressed and flustered. 

Pair’d Beauty Dry Shampoo $6 value


“Organic Dry Shampoo with enticing aromas of sweet cali orange and a hint of eucalyptus.”

You can really smell the eucalyptus. I think this fact will make this Pair’d dry shampoo awesome for my really itchy scalpe. I have never used a try Shampoo that is a liquid.

Nubian Heritage facial cleansing bar $5 value


Gentle African black soap facial cleansing bar that naturally removes impurities without over drying. 

I love using cleansing bars after I remove my make up. This one is anti-acne, so that will be nice.


I am really happy with this box! Again, another awesome box for Vegan Cuts.

Thank you so much for reading, I hope you enjoyed this post! What is your favorite acne clearing Skincare? Comment below!!

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So, I got one of those Ipsy offer sets. 

You know how Ipsy has their limited time offers? I finally got one. I can’t recall what it was called and there was literally no packaging slip in the box, for me to refresh my memory. I do remember that it cost me $15 and had something to do with pampering. 

The Sea Weed Bath Co. Hydrating Sea Weed Bath: I have never used a product like this, so I am a little worried about it leaving stuff in my tub. I am really to try anything once. It is cruelty free, gluten, SLS, and Paraben free.

Ahava Deadsea Water Mineral Hand Cream: This stuff smells amazing, almost exactly like baby lotion. I have it on my hands right now and they feel fantastic. Into my purse it goes. 

Everbelle Calm Balm: This product can be used on your hands, face, hair, lips, and body. It is a great texture, and has a beautiful lavander scent to it. 

Not Soap Radio Lemon and Sugar Body Lotion: I have wanted to try a product from this brand for a while, no I finally get to even if t is a baby size. It has a really fresh sweet scent, it is going to be perfect for travel.

Ritual Spa Yogi Flow Foaming Shower Gel: I have never used a Foaming shower gel before. This “Yogi Flow” is Indian rose and sweet almond oil scented. I am actually pretty excited to try this. 

Erbaviva Shaping Oil Phase One: I am not exactly sure how this is supposed to work with the other 3 phases. It is made with organic essential oils of grapefruit, pink pepper, and ginger. If anything I can use it like a toner. 

That’s all that was in the set! I am really thrilled to get to th some new body care products, I just wish that I could remember what the set was called! 

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