Ask Kaylin: Local Eco-Friendly Makeup Artists

In , / 7/21/2014
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Many big cities offer eco-friendly makeup artists, but sometimes they can be few and far between. So what do you do if you can't find a local makeup artist who accommodates natural or vegan makeup?

Krista:
Do you have recommendations for an eco-friendly, vegan makeup artist  in the New England area? I am getting married in Maine next summer.
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Article: Cosmetic Ingredients: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In / 7/14/2014
If you want to find natural makeup products, label-reading is a vital skill to learn. The words "mineral" and "natural" are no guarantee of a product's safety, no matter how big or beautiful they appear on a package. It would be impractical to research every ingredient, so I offer a few tips that I use to help you identify the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to cosmetic ingredients.
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Ask Kaylin: Best Vegan Waterproof Eyeliners for Inner Rims

In , , / 7/07/2014
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I love gentle eyeliners, but sometimes they wear off too quickly. This problem can usually be solved with a little eye primer, but it's a different situation for your waterline. Reader Kelly recently wrote in to ask about lining her inner rims.

Kelly:
Do you know of a good eyeliner for inner rims? I've tried everything but they always seem to disappear or give me raccoon eyes...help!
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Article: How to Find Your Perfect Foundation Color

In , , / 6/30/2014
One of the most common questions I hear as a makeup artist is, "Which foundation shade is right for me?" Selecting the proper foundation shade is often a process of trial and error. Once you settle on a shade, you might have to consider a new one for the upcoming season - whether summer or winter. If you're at all confused about warm and cool tones, or olive and golden, you've come to the right place.
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Ask Kaylin: Vegan Makeup Overhaul

In , , / 6/23/2014
So you want to switch over to vegan beauty products? Yay! But where do you start? Few department stores carry vegan products, and all-vegan lines such as Gabriel might be a little out of your price range. Read on to find out how to revamp your beauty bag, vegan-style.

Hailey:
I'm a new vegan and want to switch over my makeup as well. Any recommendations?
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Review: Giovanni Soothing Unscented Facial Cleansing Towelettes

Sometimes it can be inconvenient to wash your face the traditional way. Whether you're at the gym, running errands on a hot day, or traveling, facial cleansing towelettes can be a convenient way to refresh. I tested out Giovanni's Soothing Unscented Facial Cleansing Towelettes on a recent trip to Hawaii.

Pros:
  • Gentle ingredients (some organic)
  • Cleaned and removed eye makeup
  • Convenient to use
  • Retail availability
  • Unscented formula
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Article: Soaps Made Without Palm Oil

In , , / 6/09/2014
Burt's Bees offers a soap free of palm oil.
Last week, I covered the reasons why palm oil production is often destructive and an environmental hazard. This week, I wanted to provide some alternative options for palm oil free bar soaps - one of the most common perpetrators. Read on for my suggestions.

Soaps Free from Palm Oil:
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