Autumn Beauty Picks
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Shift up your beauty routine in like with the seasons. Here is The Vendeur’s bumper Autumn beauty picks guide.
Autumn is the perfect time to slow down. Days are getting shorter, shadows are getting longer, and we can’t help but crave some self-care time. Either to relax and unwind, or a day of pampering to boost your mood: the choices are plenty, especially when the clean beauty industry never ceases to spoil us. Enriching balms, calming scents, pop of colours and organic makeup. This is our bumper guide to new products and effective formulas this season.
It’s heavy on skincare, becuase when your skin is taken care of, especially in Autumn, you need a little less makeup. Whatever you decide to go for, go green and natural, in alignment with the mindful time that you spend using the products to uplift your rainy afternoons.
Bumper Guide to Autumn Clean Beauty
For a heavy-weight cleanser that can remove the day’s excesses, why not try Liha Beauty’s new offering. From the Yoruba meaning ‘moisture’ this deep cleansing product is ideal for weather ravaged skin. Containing cocoa seed butter, oat lipids and geranium and frankincense, it deep cleans, nourishes and re-balances.
Healthy Glow Blush
When you feel like your complexion looks a bit dull and need a pop of colour on your cheeks, then Baby Cheeks Blush Stick is here to save the day. It features a clean formula that is multi-purpose for cheeks, lips, and lids. The creamy texture melts into skin for a naturally effervescent flush of buildable colour. No parabens, no PEGs, no talc, no phthalates, no synthetic fragrances, and no animal testing. Plus all of the products look gorgeous on your dressing table.
Care For Curls
You won’t find any sulfates, silicones, waxes, or drying alcohols in this solid shampoo bar. It’s pH-balanced and gently cleanses without drying out your curls. Made with a hydrating blend of ingredients like shea butter, betaine (from sugar beets), and cocoa butter, it will help promote soft hair and defined curls.
Power To The Toner
Youth To The People’s Kombucha +11% AHA Exfoliation Power Toner is a triple-action powerhouse toner that unites 8% lactic acid and 3% glycolic acid to smooth skin texture and minimise the appearance of pores. Their formula is cruelty-free and 100% vegan! Perfect for when the weather gets harsher, it allows you to better prep your skin for the colder months.
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This product functions to repair dry hands and depleted cuticles. An invigorating therapeutic blend of Australian sandalwood, clary sage, and notes of sweet orange and eucalyptus. Surrounding Surfaces is made specially to support the efforts of SummaEveryThang Community Center, which provides FREE organic produce boxes to families living in Watts and South Central Los Angeles.
Im-Possible Mascara is a certified organic beauty wonder. This long-lasting, volumising formula is powered by nourishing ingredients that are organically farmed. The versatile brush features a curved side for buildable volume and a remarkably dramatic effect that won’t smudge. Plus, it’s wonderfully refillable so you can cut down on waste too.
Colour Pop Nails
Who doesn’t need some extra colour when the days get shorter – and colder? Tyr these high quality nail polishes by Licia Florio to brighten your day. They are toxin free, formulated without unnecessary or harmful ingredients. The polishes are also vegan, cruelty-free – not tested on animals – and made in Italy.
When it’s hard to get out of bed on the cold and dark morning, we need a little help looking more awake. This coconut eye balm by Kopari delivers a shot of caffeine to help de-puff, illuminate, and refresh tired eyes. The hydrating and awakening formula can be applied by gently dabbing under eyes and brow bones. It’s vegan, phthalate-free, silicone-free, cruelty-free, paraben-free, it’s non-allergenic and non-Irritating. Plus we love that the packaging is recycled and made from post consumer recycled waste.
KnatureCare specialise in argan oil products, made using oil from the Argan forrest near the Atlas Mountains in Morroco. The oils can be used in a multitude of ways but it makes for a really lovely, gentle and effective cleanser. Use the biodegradable wash cloths to removed makeup quickly and effortlessly. Oil cleansers are very nourishing making them perfect for the colder months.
Londe Botanics have created their purest and gentlest blend, unscented for sensitive skin. Light and versatile, this everyday serum can be used to soften, revitalise and protect. The formula features British grown starflower (borage), chia seed oils, and it’s enriched with healing Vitamin E. It doubles up as a cleansing oil when paired with their bamboo washcloth.
Combination skin is a bit of a nightmare when it comes to finding the right products. Breakouts and blemishes can form a continuous cycle where what you do to cleanse the skin and remove excess oil actually stimulates oil production. Adaptology have developed a special oil-free gel wash to remove impurities and excess oil without overstimulating oil production. It’s packed with botanicals that help balance oil production for deep cleansing without drying.
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