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Interview with the Founder of Serenade

Serenade is a new plastic-free, zero-waste online beauty retailer, which is an answer to our prayers! All our favorite sustainably packaged indies all in one place, who could…

Black-Owned Indie Brands, Black Creators, and BLM Organizations

For the past month, we’ve dedicated our feed to posting Black-owned brands, Black creators, as well as BIPOC + LGBTQ+ brands and creators. As a page dedicated to…

An Interview with the Owner of Eclectic Beauty Cosmetics

Eclectic Beauty Cosmetics is one of my favorite brands that we have found through working with here on Indie Mood. Alejandra Duran, the owner, creates beautiful collections inspired by her…

We Interviewed the Owner Of Dandy Lions Co.

Hey y’all! We come to you with another indie brand owner interview! Since these are completely do-able remotely, we really want to try to get some up…

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…

Sydney Grace Co. Autumn’s Reign Palette: 3 Looks 1 Palette

Hey y’all. Today is another 3 looks 1 palette! I used the Sydney Grace Autumn’s Reign Palette for this one. It&acirc…

12 Ways to Support Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Today brings a more serious post, and one that we reflected on and planned for quite a bit before sharing it. Our hearts go out to those who have passed…

Shroud Cosmetics Divinity Palette: 3 Looks 1 Palette

Hey everyone! I am so excited to be doing this 3 Looks 1 Palette! I absolutely adore the Shroud Cosmetics Divinity Palette. It is one of my favorite indie palettes…

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…

We Interviewed the Owner of Copacetic Cosmetics

Welcome to another interview for the blog! This week, we interviewed the owner of Copacetic Cosmetics. We have been blown away by the beautiful eyeshadows she creates, and we had…

We Interviewed the Owner of Death Valley Nails

We are coming at you with another indie owner interview! We are having so much fun connecting with indie owners and asking them about their process, so please feel free…

Ace Beaute Quintessential Palette: 3 Looks 1 Palette

I’m back with another 3 Looks 1 Palette! I’ve actually been really loving creating these because it has been forcing me to be creative with my…

An Interview with the Owner of Devinah Cosmetics

I think most of us who are in the indie beauty sphere, particularly for the makeup, have heard of Devinah Cosmetics. They have a beautiful range of matte and shimmer…

Ace Beaute Flair Palette: 3 Looks 1 Palette

The Ace Beaute Flair Palette has been one of my favorite palettes in my collection since I purchased it at its launch. Liv loves it too; it was my gift…

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…

Our Top Picks From Indie Beauty Expo 2020

We’ve been working on an awesome collaboration for the past few months with onTUWI and Indie Beauty Expo. The onTUWI program hand selects a number of products for…

All My Indie Lip and Cheek Products (as of January 2020)

Hello everyone! If you have been following us for any amount of time, you will know that I absolutely adore multi-purpose products. Of these, my absolute favorites have to…

What I Actually Used From My Travel Makeup (Dec 2019 – Jan 2020)

Hello everyone! I have seen a few people do this type of reflection on YouTube (LaurenMaeBeauty and Melissa Gold are some examples) and I wanted to try it out for…

Roen Beauty: Review and Brand Profile

I’ve been super excited to write this review! I discovered Roen Beauty around the time they launched, and it was at the top of my list to try…

The Kaleidos Makeup Futurism Collection: A Comprehensive Review

I first heard of Kaleidos Makeup when they launched the first three palettes from their Futurism Collection. I was immediately intrigued. As I’ve learned more and more about…

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