Spring in Spain: April Boxwalla Beauty Review | TWELVE BEAUTY

Spring has sprung, nature’s in bloom, and it’s also time for Boxwalla’s latest seasonally appropriate beauty box to launch – things are looking up friends! Boxwalla’s April Beauty Box reunites us with Spanish-brand Twelve Beauty and features two products to help calm stressed skin + fortify the skin’s barrier during this seasonal transition for optimum health and radiance – I know I certainly need all the help I can get during this time.

Themed “Spring in Spain“, the April Beauty Box* includes full sizes of Twelve Beauty’s Intelligent Frontier Facial Oil – a lightweight oil serum brimming with nutrition and Nutritive Repair Emulsion – a night time barrier repair cream with an ultra light finish. This box has a total retail value of $287, but as usual it rings in at just $49.95.

Subscriptions have since closed, but I come bearing great news because One-Time April Beauty Boxes are now available on the shop!

Continue Reading

My AM Skincare Routine + Products in Rotation – 08.2019

Hello, friends! I can’t remember the last time I shared a look into what my skincare routines look like so I thought it’d be fun to overview my AM and PM skincare routines + collections this week. I like to switch up the skincare I’m using on an as-needed basis so my routines do change day to day/week to week, and the routine I share today might not even be what I use tomorrow, but it’s a general idea of the kind of minimal routines I have been using.

Continue Reading

August BOXWALLA Beauty Review: HEART OF GOLD SKINCARE

“The Secret Symphony of Skincare”

I am exceptionally excited to share the contents of this month’s Boxwalla because it is showcasing a brand that is much coveted around the green/plant-based community over on Instagram. It’s one of those brands that you see on another’s feed and you’re just like, what it this and why do I already want to throw all of my money at them for the entire line? Exquisite plant-based formulas, unique product names, and rich tones are the visuals you’re immediately inundated with when you see this line – just take a look at their shop! It’s a sensory experience before you’ve even tried a product.

Continue Reading

BLISSOMA BOTANICAL BEAUTY RE-BRAND: An Overview

Blissoma Botanical Beauty Rebrand: An Overview

Blissoma Botanical Beauty, one of my favorite plant-based skincare lines, has just re-branded and I’ve been itching to share the launch with you all!

For the unfamiliar, Blissoma is a holistic skincare brand that delivers products rooted in plant science, formulated to target demanding skincare types. Their freshly-made formulas are raw, active, and nutrient-rich, combining the best of skincare technology and traditional herbal knowledge. Blissoma is Missouri-based and founded by the lovely and knowledgeable Julie Longyear.

Continue Reading

REVIEW: Blissoma’s Photonic Light Shifting Sunscreen + Moisturizer

Ahhh, sunscreen. That one thing that a lot (maybe even most?) of us don’t like, yet year round we have to talk about it and wear it rain or shine. Even some of the best ones are still like, “it’s okay, but I STILL have to wear it and I’m not happy about it because it’s another icky layer.” The best sunscreens I’ve tried in the past were on that level, in that they were just okay but I’d definitely rather wear nothing than to have that nice titanium dioxide + zinc layer that feels like it interferes with life.

All of this grumpy sunscreen talk leads me to today’s review and how I FINALLY, miraculously, no longer have those sunscreen woes thanks to this awesome one that Blissoma (one of my all time favorite skincare brands, yeah!) launched late last year. I’m not kidding – I freaking love this sunscreen and I am thrilled to share my review after many months of testing. Blissoma did kindly offer me the opportunity to test Photonic when it launched, but I would like to mention that Blissoma became one of my favorite brands through my own discovery of their products and I did purchase all past Blissoma products shared here on the blog with my own money.

Continue Reading