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We Interviewed the Owner of Sea Witch Botanicals

I came across Sea Witch Botanicals a few months ago, when I saw their black lip tint on instagram and immediately bought it, along with their zero waste dish soap…

Indie Single Eyeshadows for Deeper Skintones

Welcome to our first ever edition of Mija’s Makeup! If you’re unfamiliar, this is a project that I’ve been working on for a few…

Sixteen92 Spring 2020 Collection

For Sixteen92’s first seasonal collection of 2020, they decided to theme it, fittingly, after the Roarin’ 20’s. This is sadly my last month as a…

Brand Profile: Root – Vegan, Cruelty Free Cosmetics

I’ve been using some of Root’s products for a while now, but since meeting them at Indie Beauty Expo in January and seeing the strides they…

Brand Profile: Emme Cosmetics

I’ve had my eye on Emme Cosmetics for a while – their single eyeshadows are so beyond stunning and unique. Everytime they release something new, we get so…

Kegels, Your Pelvic Floor, and Trauma: Are They Related?

*TW: Mention of Sexual Trauma and PTSD* This post has been a long time coming, as I’ve been using my Kegelbell since October of 2019. I purchased it…

Indie Beauty Expo LA 2020

This past week in Los Angeles has been so surreal for us both. We recorded an episode of Natch Beaut and met tons of brands at Indie Beauty Expo, all…

Yes, a Goth Period Cup Exists

and it’s important for more reasons than you may think. Hello Cup has become my favorite period cup brand for comfort, fit, style, and just overall awesomeness. Check…

Sixteen92 Winter Collection

Sixteen92‘s newest winter collection is themed around Victorian Era poisons, which is something we’ve seen from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab and Sucreabeille. As usual, Sixteen92 has…

Kesha Rose Beauty: Launch Collection Review

Celebrity cosmetic lines have certainly become a Thing. With the success of brands like Kylie Cosmetics, it can often seem like a money move for a celebrity that doesn’t…

Haus of Gloi Yule Collection Review

Ahhh… the holidays. So much joy, high calorie foods, uncomfortable political conversations at the dinner table, and shopping. Now yule… yule is different. Yule is my winter holiday…

Consider Shopping Small for the Holidays – Your Ultimate Indie Gift Guide

I felt like the second Thanksgiving ended, my inbox exploded with offers and sales from every brand I’ve ever encountered. The season of giving… and getting… seemed to…

Velvette: Brand Profile

Brand Name: Velvette Located In: Alberta, Canada Price Range: $25 – $28 for the small sizes of the oils, $92 for the largest size of the mature skin nighttime oil…

Petit Vour Unboxing – October 2019

Petit Vour has quickly become my favorite subscription box. Not only is it completely vegan and cruelty free, but they consistently include products I love from small brands, and it…

Meet the Founders of a Beauty Brand Created Through Overcoming Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we were honored to interview the owners of Doubledown Cosmetics – Kristen and Marvin Speller. The work that they do for their local…

I Tried Hello Cup and Hello Liners, and This is What Happened!

When I first posted that I was reviewing these, I was so happy with the response, which was really positive. I was nervous to talk about something we’ve…

Sixteen92 Fall 2019 & Halloween Collections

As soon as September rolled around, the Indie world began dropping everything warm toned and pumpkin scented. Fall is apex indie season, and for many small business, is their biggest…

Noctex Cosmetics Lip Vial Review + Swatches

I’ve always loved Noctex’s Fashion Line of goth post-apocalyptic layering pieces. When I found out they were expanding their brand with a cosmetics line, I…

Indie Beauty Expo NYC 2019

Last week, I went to my first ever Indie Beauty Expo in NYC. I had an amazing time and got to meet with so many innovative and unique Indie Brands…

Twisted Wonderland Perfumerie Summer 2019 Collection Review

I always look forward to Twisted Wonderland Perfumery‘s new collections, because they seem to make note combinations and scent stories I would never have thought of work so…

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