TOXIC FREE MAKEUP HAUL

I've been interested in cleaner toxic free makeup and beauty products recently and one of my favorite places to shop is Credo Beauty. Whenever I get the chance I like to visit the Los Angeles location to browse toxic free options. If you are following me on my Instagram you know I do some damage whenever I visit. Here are a few products I have had my eyes on and why I love Credo Beauty. 

WHAT IS CREDO BEAUTY?


Credo Beauty is Latin for "I Believe" 

Their mission statement is: 

Our mission is to change the way people think about ingredients and products they put on their bodies. We believe giving you a beautiful, elegant, and welcoming clean beauty shopping destination, filled with amazing products and honest experts, is a pretty good start.

WHY I SHOP AT CREDO 

My favorite thing about Credo Beauty is the transparency between brand and customers. Everything carried by Credo Beauty is held to a safe toxic free standard however it is a personal preference of what you decide to use or not use. Credo carries products that may still contain a few ingredients you'd like to avoid for example: dimethicone. Dimethicone is usually found in foundations, moisturizers, and sunblock. You can read more about dimethicone HERE. It's a pretty hard ingredient to avoid and completely up to you if you want to or not like all ingredients. I say do what you can. 

Whenever I speak with the staff at Credo, they are always 100 percent honest and transparent. There is never a feeling of being sold or pushed. They understand that it can be challenging to transition to cleaner options and will take the time to answer any questions you may have and help you decide where to start. The website also has a great section next to each product giving you tips on what the clean product replaces some popular conventional ones. 

Want to learn more? Listen to my interview with Credo Beauty on Behind The Beauty Podcast HERE

MINI TOXIC FREE MAKEUP HAUL

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Suntegrity 5 in 1 Natural Tinted Moisturizing Face Sunscreen in Golden Light $45


Good for: 

Sensitive/Rosacea/Acne/Melasma/All Skin Types

Totally Clean: 

No Parabens, No Phthalates, No Propylene Glycol, No Mineral Oils, No Synthetic Dyes, No Sulfates, No Paba, No Titanium Dioxide, No Nano-Particles, No Chemical UV Absorbers, No added fragrance

Super Good: 

This Suntegrity tinted moisturizing face sunscreen contains certified organic aloe vera, jojoba, sunflower, pomegranate, cucumber and green tea to help provide hydration and a boost in sun protection. Zinc-oxide not only protects the skin from the damaging UV rays, but may also help soothe and calm conditions like rosacea, acne, and melasma. (info from credobeauty.com

I'm always on the hunt for a good daily spf and this product from Suntegrity meets my standards of a physical SPF, no fragrances, minimum of spf 30, and offers a nice tint. 

 

Vapour Solar Translucent Bronzer in Simmer $36


Good for: 

All skin types

Totally Clean:

70% Minimum Organic ingredients, NO Talc, NO Synthetic Fragrance, NO Parabens, NO Petroleum, NO Phthalates, NO FD&C Pigments, NO Dimethicone, NO Animal Testing, NO Phenoxyethanol, NO Fillers, NO Irradiation, NO Nanoparticles, NO Water, NO Alcohol

Super Good: 

Stunning fresh-from-the-beach bronzing without risking harmful effects from the sun. Solar’s lush formula is infused with sun-specific organic super-antioxidants including Pomegranate, Green Tea and Açaí Berry, for natural protection. Never streaky or faux, Solar’s shades carry a clarity and vibrance that work beautifully with all skin tones. (info from CredoBeauty.com)

I've been loving this cream bronzer for everyday. Easy to apply and adds just the right hint of color to my complexion. Favorite way to apply is using the EcoTools Stippling Brush

Olixia Australian Kakadu Plum Gummy Facial Cleanser $38


Good for: 

All skin types. It contains Eucalyptus essential oil, which has antibacterial properties and ideal for helping to fight blemishes.

Totally Clean: 

Free from parabens, synthetic fragrances, animal derived ingredients.

Super Good: 

Featuring Kakadu Plum extract from Australia’s Kimberley region. It’s one of the best natural sources of antioxidant vitamin C. Also rich in phenolic acid, it gently exfoliates skin for a brighter appearance and smoother texture. Our Kakadu Plum is wild harvested by hand and helps to support the local community. (info from CredoBeauty.com)

I first picked up a sample of this unique cleanser to test out and fell in love with the fun gummy texture. Perfect cleanser to use around that time of the month or when you have any active breakouts. 

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Have you tried any toxic free makeup or beauty products you've been loving? I'd love to hear your suggestions in the comments. Here are some of my favorites that also perform up to my standards. 

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xoxo

Serein 

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7 Comments

  1. Jennifer Maenhout
    October 20, 2017 / 7:46 am

    Are there clean products that are available in Belgium?? 🙂 🙂 I want to start with clean make up, but I have no idea where to start 🙂

    • October 20, 2017 / 5:27 pm

      I am sure there are. You may have to do a little more research or order online. I know Ecco Bella is available worldwide and there are a few international sites that carry W3ll people and RMS beauty 🙂

  2. Ashley Turpen
    October 10, 2017 / 7:10 pm

    I am so here for the more clean route you have taken here recently. I personally do not use all clean products or cruelty free, but I really appreciate your reviews to know more of what is out there and new brands that I haven’t heard of before. I also really like the layout on this post. Its cute and different. 🙂

    • October 12, 2017 / 11:41 am

      Hi Ashley-
      So happy to hear that you like to read about what’s out there in terms of clean options. I’m not 100% toxic free or cruelty free, but I like to know my options and also share them 🙂

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