Category Archives: Brand Buzz

Spotlight: Naturaleve

With a range of Soil Association-approved, 100% organic skincare products, Naturaleve’s line is completely free of parabens, petrochemicals, and artificial preservatives. Behind the Brand: Specifically created with a super-concentrated blend of natural and organic oils, the products in this line “melt” into your skin—which makes them ultra effective. The Products: You’ll find a bunch of […]

Spotlight: Melvita

Named for the words “honey” and “life” in Latin, Melvita is all about products made with ingredients that come from the hive, blended with other organic ingredients from nature. Behind the brand: Founder Bernard Cheviliat is a beekeeper and biologist—which means he brings a scientific background to the products Melvita creates. One of the first […]

Spotlight: Marina Cosmetics

It’s all about the pout for Marina Cosmetics. One of the most vulnerable areas of the face, your lips have no oil glands, and no natural defense against dryness, which means they’re one of the first places to show signs of aging. Enter Marina Cosmetics, which founder Kristen Null-Croner created out of a desire for natural, hydrating, anti-aging care for lips.

Spotlight: Afterglow Glow Kit (Light)

We’ve tried mineral make-up before, from the specialty brands to the drugstore brands, so we were intrigued to do an Afterglow Cosmetics review; we took the Glow Kit for a test drive to see how it would compare. Afterglow Cosmetics founder Kristen Adams is allergic to (almost) everything, and therefore demands that her makeup be […]

Beauty Q&A with Sarah Gibbs, Trilogy

Founded in 2002, New Zealand-based Trilogy is the brainchild of sisters Sarah Gibbs and Catherine de Groot (pictured, left), who stumbled upon a fantastic item—certified organic rosehip oil—and made it the key ingredient in most of their skin and hair care products. Sarah calls it “pure plant goodness,” and it works for every skin type […]

Spotlight: Suki

Suki’s 100% natural skincare and cosmetics line is beloved by celebrities (Hayden Pannetiere, Jennifer Garner, Julia Roberts and Katherine Heigl, to name a few), and it’s easy to see why—it’s hard to go wrong when so much attention is paid to the process. All of the products in Suki’s line get their start in the […]

11 Organic Beauty Experts Who Tweet!

If you’ve been avoiding the Twitter craze, here’s a great reason to reconsider: there are a lot of great, green-minded companies, celebrities, and people that are using Twitter to connect with each other. Why not follow some fellow eco-friendly people and get a peek into their lives? We’ve put together a list of 11 top […]

Green Histories Past and Present

It’s been a while – almost one month, to be exact, since my last post. I have been preoccupied by various family issues, notably a very ill father, but am now back on the blog, so to speak. Several things happened in the interim: New Year, New President; The Inauguration ; New Organic Beauty Magazine […]

Stand Up for A Cure /Celebrity Green Beauty Guide

We are definately going ahead with our 10% donation of September sales to Stand Up for A Cure, and have sent out notice to our blogger friends– huge thanks to those who posted it! (, flawlessbeautyblog, beautycounterblogspot and hellobeautiful so far) .  You can see the whole info on the promotion here: The Dave Matthews Band concert is tonight- […]

Beautorium A Sponsor of Dave Matthews Band Benefit

Beautorium is “chuffed” (that’s Brit-speak for “excited”)  to have been selected to sponsor the VIP gift bags for the Dave Matthews Band “Stand Up for the Cure” benefit concert at Madison Square Garden next Wednesday, Sept 10th. The show is hosted by Julia Roberts and Samantha Ronson is DJ-ing the pre-party. The event producers contacted […]