I feel like I’ve tried a ton of new beauty products lately. Maybe because a lot of brands launch new items this time of year, or I’m just in the mood to switch things up for spring! There are some really awesome things that I think you’ll be interested in, so today we’re gonna look at some goodies I’ve been testing over the past couple of months.
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Natural Products I’m Loving Lately…
So I had NO clue that Acure made a purple shampoo! I feel like a bad blogger not knowing this, haha 🟣 It’s hard to come by natural options, and this is the most affordable one I’ve seen. It lathers and cleans my hair really well. The smell is pretty strong (very vanilla-y), so if you’re sensitive to strong scents then it might be too much for you. I recently got some highlights in my hair so I’m using this to keep my blonde fresh, toned, and prevent it from getting brassy. I’ve also been applying this to my hair dry as a mask for about 15 minutes before showering so the pigment can sit longer. I’m excited to see how it looks over the long-term!
You might know that I am kind of weird and love testing natural deodorants! I’ve heard GREAT things about Cleo + Coco so I was happy to finally be able to try them for myself. I used them exclusively for over a month and am very impressed! They have so many options for scents and you can either use their traditional twist-up stick or they also offer a zero waste bar.
I tried the True Blue Tansy Sensitive bar (baking soda free) and the Basil Mint (Brave Heart) stick. Both have bentonite clay and activated coconut charcoal which is always helpful with odor control and keeping pits fresh (and aluminum-free, of course). I thought the zero waste bar would be a hassle or slightly weird, but I actually prefer the bar to the stick! It comes in an organic cotton bag and there is a wax mold at the bottom of the bar so you can grip it without getting deodorant on your hands. It peels off so you can use up every last bit of the deodorant. So unique! 👍
I like that the formula isn’t too oily and slick, yet not too stiff. It glides on nicely and I don’t experience any irritation with either of the scents. I think the Blue Tansy deodorant worked slightly better for me; it’s so funny how some scents just work better with your body chemistry! I totally want to try the rest of the Cleo + Coco deodorants when these are used up.
This texture is SO interesting! It has clay and raw honey but it’s like a pearly, silky feel. It’s slightly sticky but applies easily on damp skin. It has pomegranate enzymes which act as a chemical exfoliant to digest dead skin cells gently. And the clay and honey help lift impurities from the skin. This mask is a nice pick-me-up for when my skin feels congested and looks dull. And the smell, ooooo, it’s a lovely blend of ylang-ylang, honey, fruits, and floral! 🍯 I apply it to damp skin, leave it on for about 15 minutes, then rinse it off. I’m really enjoying this one!
I’ve used dry shampoo powders and foams in the past, but never a gel! Soooooooo intriguing. This one is non-GMO, cruelty free, and vegan. Lovesong also has a Weightless Leave-In Conditioner that I’ve been enjoying! I have a separate blog post with an in-depth review of Lovesong products. You can use coupon code ORGANICALLYBECCA10 for a discount on your first order.
New release! WOW, you guys, this might be the best smelling body oil I’ve ever used 😍 Like, it could also pass as a perfume. Again, if you’re sensitive to strong smells then I’d skip this. But I LOVE the smell. It’s a blend of rose absolute, patchouli, vetiver, and rose geranium. The oil itself is so luscious and nourishing and feels amazing after a shower! I do notice that the smell still lingers for a few hours after applying. Mmmmm!
I received this in the March Detox Box. It has a super unique ceramic applicator tip that helps the gel glide on smoothly. It feels cool and soothing and firming! I like that it dries quickly but you don’t feel like it pulls or tugs at your skin. This applicator is just so easy to use and quickly swipe the gel on. Really excited to keep using this one, especially since I’m starting to notice more fine lines around my eyes! And I bet that it’s going to feel so good in summer.
New release! Oh my gosh, these are the cutest blushes I’ve ever seen. When Saie released these, I knew I wanted to try ALL the colors immediately. My favorite is Rosy which is kind of a nude rose color. They are all so beautiful for spring. These are a creamy, water-based gel blush and they have the most adorable chubby doe foot applicator.
I was shocked because you literally only need a TINY dab and you get an incredible amount of color payoff. A little goes a long way, trust me! So I bet this tube will last me forever. They are not shimmery or metallic; the finish is really natural with a little bit of dew. I like that they don’t dry too quickly so you have an adequate amount of time to blend it in and it doesn’t get streaky or patchy. The color lasts all day long, too. They feel so lightweight and I am just loving them oh so much!
By the way, Saie also recently came out with Sunvisor which I also recommend! It’s an all-in-one sunscreen (SPF35), moisturizer, and oil. It’s sheer but tinted so it doesn’t leave a white cast. Check it out!
So if you’ve ever tried natural or eco-friendly flosses, you might know that some of them are really fragile and break easily. Not this one!! It’s so strong and durable and it’s been working well for me! It’s pretty thick but I still feel like it works just fine and gets between teeth. It’s made with bamboo charcoal fiber so it’s actually interesting to see the contrast of all the nasty stuff in between your teeth on the black floss 😬 I also like that there’s no plastic with the packaging (and it’s vegan and biodegradable)! It smells like coconut.
I’m also liking this brand’s Oil Pulling liquid. It comes in a hefty glass bottle and is minty and makes my mouth feel fresh! (Check out my blog post all about oil pulling if you want to learn more about the benefits!) 🦷
I also tried Terra & Co’s toothpaste but I wasn’t a fan. The taste and texture were kind of weird to me (it reminds me of Pine-Sol haha). But the floss and oil pull are great!
See anything that tickles your fancy? Have I inspired you to try something new? I’d love to hear in the comments. Thanks for reading!