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current favorite five

current favorite five

It’s taken me some time to narrow down a clean and natural beauty routine. I’ve found some amazing products in my search and want to share them with you. These products may not be the cleanest out there but they are definitely way cleaner than what I was using. 

Here are my current favorite 5:

Derma E Purifying 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask

I’ve gone through many brands over the years and I think I’ve finally found a mask that fits all my skin’s needs. This mask has activated charcoal in it and leaves my skin feeling very clean and refreshed.

Derma E carries several different lines based on your skin type and their products are pretty affordable. The products are 100% vegan, cruelty free, GMO free, gluten free, and soy free. This mask is Sulfate-free, formaldehyde-free, paraben-free, phthalate-free, vegan, dye-free, and aluminum-free. 

I highly recommend it if you are working on adding clean products to your beauty routine.


W3LL PEOPLE Expressionist Black Mascara 

Finding a decent mascara is hard. I think I’ve gone through 4 or 5 different ones in the last 6 months until finding this one to meet all my lashes needs. This will lengthen your lashes as well as prevent any clumping. You can also layer on a few coats without looking crazy. 

It’s paraben free, petroleum free, aluminum free and gluten free. Plus it is EWG verified so I couldn’t be happier. 

Beautycounter Dew Skin Moisturizing Coverage SPF 20

 I have always loved the no-makeup makeup look. So for an easy everyday application this moisturizer is amazing. It has just the right amount of dew to make you glow and is incredibly light and silky feeling. I have been applying this after my moisturizer and it evens out my skin tone so naturally that it really looks like I have no makeup on. This also has SPF which is always a bonus. I regret not trying this sooner because it has made my skin look and feel its best in years.

I am currently trying out a bunch of other Beautycounter products so look out for another post on the ones I love. EWG rates this as a 1 so I feel so much better knowing that I am not putting globs of toxicity on my face. 


Lone deodorant

Finding an effective natural deodorant has been a struggle. Maariya came across Lone deodorant almost two years ago and we have been using it since.

There are many natural brands out there, but with almost all of them, I had to use multiple applications throughout the day. Lone deodorant is aluminum free and one application is all I need! They are also very good about answering any questions or concerns you have before buying their products.


Kiss My Face body lotion

Keeping my body well moisturized without any harsh ingredients is very important. So many of the popular lotion brands have unnecessary chemicals. 

Kiss My Face is a vegan, cruelty free, paraben and phthalate free brand that is safe to use on kids and adults. I like the fragrance free lotion as well as the olive & aloe one. The lotion is super light and doesn’t leave your skin with that greasy feeling.  Instead, it provides deep moisture for the even the most dry skin.

What are some of your favorite natural or clean products? Comment below and let me know if you’ve tried any of mine. Also, look out for a giveaway coming up by following our Instagram page!

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