Beauty products we LOVE: Vol. 1

Beauty products we LOVE: Vol. 1

Beauty products we LOVE: Vol. 1

Aura Avenue Beauty Products we LOVE Fall skincare 2015FACE. BODY. SKIN. SENSES…

All need a combination of consistent goodness to be revived and refreshed on a daily basis. Below is a look into a few of the products we are loving this FALL season to keep your skin flawless, cheeks rosey and spirit well.

BONUS: We looked for products that had organic or natural ingredients that won’t break the bank! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do! Feel free to share, repost and review as you try each.

1.BODY WASH H2O+ MILK Shower Cream $18

Mousture + hydrate. This is a two for one. You can’t really have either without one or the other. This product gently cleanses and hydrates with soothing sea botanicals, milk thistle and soy milk proteins. Hydrate your skin by drinking lots of water on the daily but you also need to keep in mind what you are putting on it. Harsh soaps and body washes mess up your pH levels, causes skin damage and even can lower your immune system. Not to mention fragrance being chemicals you are putting STRAIGHT into your body via your skin! Avoid fragrances at costs unless they are natural from essential oils or herbs! Always use products that you research and find do not harm the good things already in/on your skin!

2.SPF MDSolarSciences Mineral Tinted Creme SPF30 $32 & Mineral Creme SPF30 $30

This sheer SPF is a mineral based non-irritating gentle formula that you’re sure to FALL in love with. It’s easy to put the sunscreen away until next summer but that is a big NO NO! You still are susceptible to UVA & UVB rays on cloudy days and even as you drive in your car (just look at a truck drivers hands and you’ll know what I mean).

The tinted creme blends as a makeup primer or all on its own for light coverage. Extra benefits I found on MDSolarSciences website are antioxidants of Vitamin C & E, CoQ10, green tea, cranberry fruit and pomegranate extracts, it’s non-comedogenic so won’t clog pores, water resistant up to 80 minutes, oil free and fragrance free!

3.BRONZER True Natural Self Tanner, Light-Medium Tan $25

Glow All Over? Yes please. Bronzers used to be sticky and smelly but each year I am amazed at the new products on the market. BUT, if we are avoiding sun damage, we better be avoiding harmful chemicals and additives that many (literally all of the big brand names) contain! Kind of an oxymoron right?! We found an organic/natural tanning lotion review online and decided True Natural was the best brand for the job. It doesn’t have the fake tanner smell and uses natural ingredients including vegetable-derived DHA and Erythrulose to get the glow without the exposure. Both Elle and Fashion Magazine had green star reviews on the product so we are ready to try it out too!

4.ESSENTIAL OILS Tisserand Every Day Essential Oils 3 pk $14.95

Ah. I know we’ve said it before and we will say it again! Essential oils are a must on our list. Oils each have their own benefits to the body and spiritual wellness! I’ve been traveling with my Tisserand aromatherapy pack with Eucalyptus, Lavender and Tea Tree oils. I use the Eucalyptus to wake up, Lavender to fall asleep and Tea Tree to heal cuts or skin damage (my cuticles get dried out and I tend to cut myself shaving a lot). The brand only carries 100% pure organic, wild crafted or ethically harvested oils! Indulge and let your senses take over.

5.MAKEUP REMOVER The Body Shop Camomile Gentle Eye Makeup Remover $17

Rule #1 – Never sleep in your makeup. My mother taught  me this at a young age and I am so grateful for her persistence in bugging and forcing me to wash my face at night! Here’s a photo of her just so you all want to follow her beauty leads in the future – I may be posting her beauty regiment sooner than later so we can all get a real experts list of Must HAVES and Must DOS to stay youthful and flawless! Anyway, this makeup remover is vegan, paraben free and made with community fair trade camomile.

6.GEL NAILS Essence Nail Polish Gel nail polish $1.99 & Base/Top coats $3.99

Gel nails that don’t break the bank?!!!! I don’t believe it! Actually I do. I used the 05 – Sweet as Candy colored nail polish (with the base and top coats as recommended) through last weekend while I was out in the desert where I got my hands dirty as I played in the rain, opened numerous beers and buckled myself into a 5 pt harness multiple times. Not only did the polish stay on but I literarily had zero chips and the top coat stayed nice and shiny for what is now going on my 5th day of wear! I’m completely sold. You can thank me later. BONUS: No DBP, toluene, or formaldehyde.

7.HAIR CARE Eufora Hair Products

This brand is a new obsession. We really can’t explain it – you just have to try it yourself. The majority of hair products use water as their base but Eufora uses certified organic Aloe Vera as its base. Aloe contains elements that are essential for cellular healing, renewal and growth including 75 nutrients, 20 minerals and 12 vitamins. Eufora also uses PURE essential oils to fragrance all of their products. They are sold exclusively in professional salons. You can find one near you on their website and more valuable information on the product.

Photo Credit: Chelse K

Where to purchase: Look on websites for each product but Ulta, Amazon, Whole Foods and Salon Zinnia (professional hair salon) are where I have purchased my own!

FYI: This is a non-sponsored post! We are not sponsored nor ambassadors for any of the products/brands listed. This is written with love and appreciation to our own preferences for our well nourished bodies!

XOXO

Chelse K

Chelse K Aura Avenue

Chelse K

Chelse K

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