Indie Beauty Brands to Keep an Eye OnThese brands have some seriousy great products, disover your faves before they blow up!
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!Sometimes it feels like a never-ending (but fun) search for newest products and brands. I love sifting through what's trending and finding exciting new brands and thought I'd share with my Cherie family some of the best indie beauty brands I've found on my endless beauty journey. These brands have got it going on from so many angles, sustainble, innovative, affordable.. we love to see it! EthiqueA lot of brands talk the talk when it comes to caring about the earth and sustainable packaging. But Ethique? Ethique walks the walk. If you're looking for a beauty brand that's plastic free, plant based, sustainable, and good for your wallet, look no further than this New Zeland-based line. Ethique is a line of beauty bars that are changing the way the world looks at beauty products. Ethique calls on consumers to ditch their plastic bottles and make a switch to help better the earth. Boasting bars for your hair, face, body, and even pets, Ethique is an indie brand you can count on to work and save the planet, one bar at a time.SPARITUALThere's no better way to spend your time than doing acts of self-care. That's why SPARITUAL, an indie brand that is committed to creating clean, non-toxic products for everyone from the spa professional to the self-care activist, is changing the game! SPARITUAL is committed to quality ingredients and caring for the earth, so what's not to love?Shakeup Cosmetics There are plenty of stigmas in the world surrounding men in beauty and skincare. Shakeup cosmetics, like Cherie, is changing this narrative. At Shakeup, the mission is simple: offer everyday men easy-to-use cosmetic products with unique formulas, specifically designed for men’s skin. Men and women's skin differ in many ways, most notably in the fact that testosterone stimulation makes male skin 20-25% thicker than female skin. Thus, products for men simply can't be formulated the same. Though their product line is small (for now,) their presence and tenacity are mighty. This is one indie brand you'll be seeing for a very long time.Good Molecules Looking for skincare that works, but won't hurt your wallet? Look no further than Good Molecules! This indie brand is committed to providing quality products at an affordable price point and we can't help but stan. By working directly with top labs, Good Molecules offers products that target the most common skin skin issues (like acne, redness, and hyperpigmentation) without the traditional retail markup! With products starting at only $6, you can't go wrong with Good Molecules.BLÜH ALCHEMYBLÜH ALCHEMY is the indie brand you need to watch out for if you're looking for all-natural ingredients brimming with vital bioactives in your skincare routine! The mission of BLÜH ALCHEMY is simple: "to set the benchmark for people inspired to elevate their daily skin care ritual with the cleanest, organic and scientifically advanced formulas, delivering luxurious, uncompromising results while promoting social and environmental stewardship." From serums to cleansers to facial oils and more, Blüh Alchemy is committed to providing products of the highest of quality to skincare connisuers.
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Affordable moisture surge✨
CeraVe - Renewing SA Cleanser For Normal Skin Looking for a moisture surge? Having extremely dry, rough and bumpy skin? Try the renewing SA line of CeraVe. An exceptional line with amazing and effective products that will leave your skin looking glowy and dewy as ever. Most importantly, these products are available at any drug store and are remarkably affordable! My experience ———————————————— I’ve suffered from extremely dry skin and eczema for my entire childhood. I had textured skin and I could never find a daily moisturizer that soothed my skin without feeling uncomfortable until I tried CeraVe. I began using CeraVe about a year ago and I have never looked back. Not only did it help with my textured skin, but it completely changed the look of my dry ashy face to a healthy glow. ￼￼￼SA Cleanser CeraVe - Renewing SA Cleanser For Normal Skin The cleanser of this line is extremely soothing, gentle and perfect for sensitive skin. It does not remove make up and is safe to use as an everyday morning and evening cleanser. ￼￼￼SA Cream CeraVe - Renewing SA Cream The cream is a thick consistency that helps penetrate the skin and creates a hydrating look. After continuous use I saw a significant difference in my skin as it looked bright and hydrated. The cream is a perfect winter moisturizer. Some may find it too thick for the summer, but from personal experience and extremely dry skin, it works for me all year round. ￼￼￼SA Lotion CeraVe - Renewing SA Lotion The SA lotion is a nighttime moisturizer that contains salicylic acid and lactic acid that helps exfoliate the skin at night. This is only a nighttime moisturizer as these chemicals cannot be exposed to sunlight. The lotion helps restore the protective skin barrier and leaves a brightening look for the day. ——————————————— Results! I absolutely love this line. It is my holy grail. It helped with literally all of my skin concerns from dullness, uneven texture, uneven skin tone and extreme dryness. When used altogether, these products are exceptionally effective. ——————————————— Recommend 100% I recommend this line to anyone with eczema as it is extremely gentle and works well with sensitive skin. Anyone suffering from dryness and textured skin can use this line. With continuous daily use, you will see a significant difference in your skin in just a month! I highly highly recommend these if you suffer from any of the above!
Full Face Fenty Beauty!
Natural makeup today using all Fenty Beauty Products today! ￼🦋 Primer:FENTY BEAUTY - Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Primer Super lightweight and leaves my skin feeling super smooth and prepped for my makeup ￼🦋 Foundation: FENTY BEAUTY - Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation This foundation makes my skin look super smooth and even, it completely covers my hyper pigmentation without being super heavy and drying. And it’s my perfect match i am shade 235. ￼🦋 Concealer: FENTY BEAUTY - Match Stix Matte Skinstick I absolutely love the formula of this, it’s buttery soft and creamy and dries down to a nice matte finish. I use the shade Vanilla and it’s a great concealer shade ￼🦋 Contour & Blush: FENTY BEAUTY - Match Stix Matte Skinstick Same as review above, I use Shade Suede for contour and Shade Beach Bum for blush! ￼🦋 Setting Powder: FENTY BEAUTY - Pro Filt'r Instant Retouch Setting Powder I like this powder, it sets my makeup very nice and make sure it stays in place all day, It also smells amazing, However sometimes it does make my pores look more visible than usual, this usually happens when I bake with this powder rather than just swiping some product on. 🦋 Mascara: FENTY BEAUTY - Full Frontal Volume, Lift & Curl Mascara This mascara didn’t do much for me, It’s nice but I don’t think it is worth the price, there are much cheaper alternatives that work just as well or even better! 🦋Gloss:FENTY BEAUTY - Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer OMG! My all time favorite gloss, This is my 3rd bottle. Unlike other glosses you have to keep reapplying every 5 minutes this one STAYS on your lips, it’s very hydrating and of course smells sooo good. I’m using the Shade Fenty Glow, and I swear this looks good on every single skin tone. If you haven’t tried this I highly recommend you do! ✨ Lashes by KISS In style #11 cut in half & glued onto the bottom of my lashes instead of top. ** I don’t have any fenty brow products so I am using Colourpops brow pomade. Thank you for reading this 🥰
Overnight Hydro boost
Elf is the on the budget BFF. I was in the need of a night cream and randomly picked this one up. Best decision ever! This lightweight formula is not only super clean from harsh chemicals but also provides that huge gulp of water your skin needs every night to help it heal. This product is super smooth and a little goes a long way. I have almost run out and I’ve had the jar for months! And use it every night! It’s lightweight enough to use as a day cream and has very little smell if any at all. One of my favorites and will probably buy a new jar soon.
10/10 DANG I LOOK GOOD. Best complexion products
Okay, I know the title drew you in... WELL I’m here to say that it’s absolutely true. This is the best foundation I’ve ever used and I’ve tried A LOT! (I used to work at Sephora, so you can imagine how many I’ve actually tried.) ANYWAY! Skipping to the review. Let me introduce you to Uoma Beauty. Uoma Beauty is a brand making moves that I wish all brands would! Their shade line for complexion products is based on undertone and skin type AND it has a huge shade range. Anyone can find their match and it’s really easy. They have a quiz and you can match another brands shade to one of theirs. Out of the 6 shade groups, I am Honey Honey the olive undertone. I am always looking for a perfect olive undertone foundation, but always seem to fail. Foundations are too orange/yellow or neutral olive and turn grey on me. Uoma Beauty Honey Honey T1 is the spot on perfect warm olive match for me. Each shade group is made with different ingredients to cater to the undertone/skin types reaction to the sun. So mine helps with premature aging, repairing the skin, sebum production, inflammation, and protection from free radicals. Find your foundation match and there is a concealer and contour highlight stick to go with it as well. UOMA - Say What?! Foundation Requires some shaking before use, but expect amazing coverage and finish. + buildable coverage. Light to FULL coverage. + soft matte/natural finish. Not heavy, looks super natural and like skin. + LONG LASTING. I wore this for 12hrs without primer and it stayed put. + has a light scent, but it’s really nice and dissipates. + no oxidation! Doesn’t turn colors. UOMA - Stay Woke Luminous Brightening Concealer This concealer *bleeps* on all my other concealers. + she’s thickk, but creamy and comfy. + little goes a long way. + medium to full coverage. + hydrating! Not heavy. + very long lasting. + not slippery. Stays put. - creases, but what concealer doesn’t? UOMA - Double Take Contour Stick I think we all have problems finding the correct shade to contour. At first I thought this shade was way too dark, but it’s PERFECT. The highlight shade is also perfect for my skin tone. + creamy/ buttery soft texture. + so easy to blend. + very pigmented. Little goes a long way. + highlight is more glossy than shimmery. The whole brand is a hit and my complexion has never looked so good!
Don’t hate it till you try it
Earth to Skin is the Walmart skincare brand. And sure, you don’t expect to find quality but quantity at Walmart. But before we go making assumptions based on the cover let’s take a look at it. As a college student on a budget, and a very sensitive skinned person, I can’t have a lot of products I would like. I wanted to take better care of my skin and so I did some research on Walmart’s newly released brand. I was not disappointed! Products Watermelon Hydrating Serum🍉 This product is similar to the Glow Recipe watermelon line. It has almost the exact same smell. Qualities: 🍉 helps with dark spots 🍉 skin literally glows after use 🍉 hydration Downside? It’s a bit sticky. But isn’t noticeable after finishing the 7 step skincare routine. Since it’s a serum, its one of the ones that goes first and other products are layered on top. Avocado Overnight Mask 🥑 The overnight mask helps with radiance and brightening. The next morning after having it on all night will leave your skin brighter with less visible impurities. Qualities: 🥑 helps with brightening 🥑 improves over all complexion evening it out 🥑 easily spreads, little goes a long way Downsides? It’s a bit thick. So when using try to put it on a bit before bed. That way the mask has time to sink into the skin. Banana brightening Eye cream 🍌 This product smells heavenly. It smells like banana pudding. It’s a very heavy smell, so if you’re one that doesn’t like smells this product may not be for you. This eye cream is my current favorite! Qualities: 🍌 After two to three nights of use you can see an over all difference in dark circles under eyes 🍌 smells amazing 🍌 cream texture & oil free, so doesn’t cause milia
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