Have you ever thought about how toxic the skincare and beauty products you use everyday might be? I never really did until I started seeing other bloggers talking about it on Instagram recently. We all know there are chemicals in most of the beauty products we use, but we don’t think about how dangerous they can be to our bodies. Some of the lip products you use everyday may even contain heavy metals, and you’re ingesting that into your body.
Think Dirty is a mobile app that allows you to scan the barcode of your everyday products such as makeup, shampoo, and laundry detergent, and tells you how toxic the product is based on the ingredients. The app features a Dirty Meter with a rating on how toxic the products are, lists a clear breakdown of ingredients including its health impact and what it’s used for, and offers safer and non-toxic alternatives. You can learn about clean beauty brands within the app, shop them (with exclusive Think Dirty discount codes), and purchase monthly limited edition beauty boxes as well!
Think Dirty sent me this limited edition holiday curated beauty box, and it’s full of awesome natural beauty and skincare products. I highly recommend it as a holiday gift for beauty addicts and lovers!
There are a whole bunch of awesome products in here, and I’m super excited to try them all out! There’s everything from beauty to skincare to miscellaneous products. I’ve only tried out the toothpaste and breath mist so far, but I’m looking forward to trying out the rest.
This Erin’s Faces Magic Dust is a glittery gold powder that you can use for literally anything – eyeshadow, highlighter, nail polish – you name it. It’ll be the perfect addition to a New Year’s Eve eye makeup look.
The Eco Lips + POGO Organic Lip Balm pictured on the left is made out of 100% post-consumer recycled content. The packaging on it looks really cool! It’s also USDA certified organic, fair trade certified, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.
The Antonina Naturals lip balm isn’t included in the beauty box, but it’s an amazing product you can shop on the Think Dirty app. The founder, Antonina Kuznetsov, is currently 17-years-old, and she started whipping up lotions and lip balms in her own kitchen at the age of 14. Her products are all natural and affordable.
The Kiss Me Honey lip balm pictured on the right hydrates your lips with six organic and cruelty-free certified ingredients. It’s also chocolate-flavoured, and even if you end up licking your lips all day, you can rest assured that you’re not ingesting anything toxic.
This Fitglow Beauty Good Gloss is 90% certified organic, gluten-free, and vegetarian-friendly. It’s an all-natural formula with certified organic coconut oil, shea butter, and jojoba. The colour is also perfect for the fall/winter months!
Biossance’s The Nourisher is a luxurious face oil that helps rejuvenate your skin and leaves your skin with a healthy and radiant glow. Biossance bans over 2,000 cosmetic ingredients that are potentially harmful, so you know they really care.
This sample or travel-size facial kit by Qet Botanicals will keep your face looking so fresh and so clean. The kit contains one cleansing oil, one herbal exfoliant, one toning water, one day serum, and one night serum, all packaged in recyclable and reusable glass. They even come in a zippered case for you to take anywhere you need to go.
The Alchimie Forever Pigment Lightening Serum helps your face look more youthful by targeting uneven pigmentation. Its signature ingredient, the European blueberry, helps to minimize signs of premature aging.
This Moondani Natural Breath Mist is the first ever breath spray that is not only made up of only natural ingredients, but tastes good and looks chic in your handbag. There are no additives, preservatives, alcohol, or sweeteners, and it’s completely vegan and cruelty-free.
There are so many good things about David’s Natural Toothpaste. It whitens your teeth naturally, protects your teeth from plaque, and keeps your breath smelling fresh. It’s made in the USA, with 98% U.S. origin ingredients to support American jobs. It’s also cruelty-free and packaged in a recyclable tube!
This Tattoo Balm by Bare Bones Body will give your tattoo the healing nutrients it needs to heal quickly. My recent tattoo already healed so I couldn’t try this out, but I can’t wait to try it out on my next one. The balm can also be used as a moisturizer.
The Beekeeper’s Naturals Propolis Spray is a great source of antioxidants to maintain good health. It’s 100% Canadian-made with high grade Canadian bee propolis, non-GMO vegetable glycerin, and purified water. It’s gluten-free, dairy-free, and alcohol-free, and it tastes sweet with no added sugar! If you don’t know what propolis is, it’s a substance bees make to protect their hives and keep it germ-free. It’s been used worldwide for centuries in herbal medicine to help relieve sore throats and other mouth infections – it’ll be your best friend this winter.
Doctor Rogers’ RESTORE Healing Balm soothes and heals dry and damaged skin, lips, and nails – perfect for the upcoming winter months. It’s made up of 100% plant-based ingredients and it’s safe for sensitive and injured skin.
I’m not entirely sure what these Salon Solids Conditioner Concentrates do, but I’m going to take a wild guess and say that they condition your hair. It’s full of natural ingredients and it smells really good.
Keep your brushes clean with this amazing Vancouver Glam Girls Deluxe Makeup Brush Cleaner. As you might’ve guessed, it’s made in British Columbia. It’s paraben-free, cruelty-free, and biodegradable, and it smells amazing.
If you want a more in-depth review of any of these products, feel free to let me know in the comments. I wish I could have done so for this post, but it would have been way too long!
You can order your limited edition holiday curated beauty box here, and use my code JESS5OFF for $5 off your order. Also, if you want to receive your orders by Christmas, be sure to order by December 12th at midnight EST (tonight) if you’re in the U.S., and December 18th at midnight EST if you’re in Canada. Be sure to download the Think Dirty app as well. Happy holidays everyone!
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