Fast Beauty in a Flash!
Whether you’re a brand-new mama or a busy veteran mom on-the-go, it can be a total lifesaver to have a couple of easy-to-use products in your makeup arsenal that’ll get you glowing in minutes and feeling ready to face the day! Up your green game with these fabulous, hardworking products that don’t contain any of those scary nasties and are sure to become your new best friends!
Cheek & Lip Tint
Double-duty reigns supreme for new moms! 100% Pure Cheek & Lip Tint is made with fruit pigments and nourishing skin savers like vitamin E, shea, and cocoa butters. Available in a variety of vibrant hues, this multi-use gem is a dream come true! Just swipe on lips and cheeks and head out the door! 100percentpure.com
Who says you can’t play with your makeup? Axiology’s Lip Crayon is a great way to create an instant pout (no lip liner required!). Their gorgeous colour line-up promises to last and keep those lips supple. 100% vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, 100% natural, and uses organic ingredients. axiologybeauty.com
Give your inner glow a little external shine with Graydon Face Glow. Used alone as a moisturizer or as a primer for makeup, Face Glow’s matte shimmer provides illumination to your visage and helps to blur some of those sneaky post-baby skin flare-ups. Plus, it’s got all the good things—like sea buckthorn, spirulina, and raspberry—that skin adores! graydonskincare.com
Infused Calm Cover: Balancing Redness Solution
Let’s face it: sometimes new mama skin needs a little extra oomph to showcase that après baby glow! Afterglow Cosmetics’ Under Cover Calm-Balancing Redness Solution is magic! Just dab it on, blend it in, and poof! All those little red patches are gone! Under Cover is free from everything naughty (say goodbye parabens, petrochemicals, fragrances and dyes!) and full of natural and organic skin soothers. While you’re at it, pick up Afterglow’s creamy, dreamy, under eye concealer: no one has to know you haven’t slept a wink yet! afterglowcosmetics.com
Dream Big Mascara
Gotta love an all-natural lash extender! Pacifica’s Dream Big Mascara is the perfect way to liven up those tired new-mama-eyes. Swipe on this baby with its dual-length brush: twist once for length and twist again for building, and let those natural plant fibres plump up those lashes. (Plus, there are unicorns on the tube. UNICORNS, my friends!) 100% vegan, and cruelty-free. pacificabeauty.com
Fat and the Moon
A lipstick that lasts and can be applied with a simple swipe of your fingertip? Enter Fat and the Moon’s Lip Paint. Made with simple, organic ingredients, Fat and the Moon knows how to whip up some makeup magic with a little sunflower oil, vitamin E, iron oxide, and beeswax (plus, we’re sure there’s a little magic spell or two in there as well!). Got a spare second? Why not dab on a little Beam! This light, silky, mineral-based glimmer can be applied anywhere you want extra shine and is made with tree-based Madrone spirit medicine, purported to aid in self-connection regardless of personal circumstance. fatandthemoon.com
For more on what to look for (and what to avoid!) in skincare products, check out our three part series! Cool, right?!?