Look up prison labor and you’ll find a whole host of different opinions – some say it’s a chance for inmates to acquire new skills and knowledge, which can lead to employment once they finish their sentence. The vast majority of accounts though, describe prison labor as essentially ‘slave labor’ – unpaid or incredibly low-paying forced labor, exploiting inmates.
How is this relevant to the beauty industry? Many private companies, including beauty and fashion brands, use or have used prison labor, though most of us have no idea it’s even happening. Just like with sustainable sourcing and child labor, it’s essential to know how our products are being made so we can make ethical buying choices.
As a white female woman, I’ve never been the victim of racial injustice. I know I’ll never fully understand what it feels like to fear for my life when jogging down the street, or feel unsafe in the presence of police.
But I am here to learn, to listen, to educate myself, to stand with you, and share the truth we all need to hear. I’m here to share my platform to help amplify the voices of black leaders and organizations, to support this revolution in any way I can.
Whether cream or powder, clean or conventional, most cheek products still contain animal-derived ingredients. And to make things even murkier, most non-vegan ingredients can be labeled in multiple different ways and are super hard to spot. So, we’ve put together a list of the most common ingredients to watch for on your blush and highlighter labels!
In honor of the lonnng-awaited arrival of warmer weather, we’re chatting about our favorite part of the rising temps - Flowers! Besides being gorgeous to look at, they're incredibly restorative for the skin.
We’ve infused Organic Flower Oils into two of our best-selling palettes, the Rose Quartz Crystal Gemstone Palette & the Amethyst Crystal Gemstone Palette. And for the month of May, they’re BOTH 25% OFF! Just use code MAYFLOWERS at checkout to redeem.
Today we’re chatting about what makes beauty products safe (as in bacteria-free) – in both the clean and conventional world. Keep reading for:
In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve created our new Limited-Edition All You Need is Love bundle: a crystal-infused, ode-to-pink trio to gift or split #oneforyouoneforme. Because all you need is love – well, and maybe some crystal-charged blushes, shadows, and highlighters ;)
A $140 value for just $100, plus free shipping!
The All You Need Is Love Bundle includes:
In an ode to our new hemp-infused Joshua Tree Palette, we’re talking all things hemp - the miracle plant that not only gives a gorgeous glow to our shadows, but is truly transformative for the environment. Keep reading for all the ways that hemp benefits this beautiful planet we call home!
Inspired by the rainbow vistas of the Mojave Desert. IG-worthy sunsets, sprawling sandscapes, and the juxtaposition of sharp-angled Joshua Trees with bright, calming wildflowers. Our new Joshua Tree Palette is an elevated rainbow that captures the artful magic of the stunning Mojave Desert landscape.
Slow beauty, much like slow fashion, is a more thoughtful and aligned approach to producing and consuming cosmetics. It means taking the time to evaluate our beauty products’ impact on the planet, on people, and on animals.
It means choosing consciously and producing sustainably for better quality, ethically-created products that aren’t just a try-and-toss impulse buy. It means sustainability for the planet, but also joy for the individual.
Bathed in radiance, dusted in luminosity, gilded in glow – the Crystal Charged Cheek Palettes are the rosy-cheeked answers to your crystal infused prayers!
These supernatural cheek palettes come with 2 soft-focus blushes and 1 luminous highlighter that builds effortlessly and blends seamlessly. Every shade can be worn on its own or blended together for a multidimensional sheen. Available exclusively on our site and Sephora online!