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The 20 Best Natural & Clean Foundations of 2022

If you are looking for the best natural and clean foundations this post is for you! Below are my 20 best natural and clean foundation picks for 2022 that approximate the formulation, vibration, and the Afterglow ethos. If you’ve found your way to this particular blog post, you may be looking for a comparable replacement…Read More »

Why We’re Taking 2 Weeks Off…

Even though we are a makeup company, there are three subjects more important to us than makeup….   Happiness, health, and sustainability take the (gluten-free) cake at Afterglow… because we know that there is no amount of makeup that can make you calm and glowing the way taking time to truly relax and reconnect with…Read More »

The 8 Best Natural & Clean Mascaras to Try in 2022

A Guide to the Best Natural and Clean Beauty Mascaras of 2022 Looking to discover the best clean mascara available today? Are you one of those who will go completely bare-faced except for mascara? You’re not alone! Many women claim mascara is one of their most important beauty products. If this is you, I know…Read More »

Is There Beetle Juice in Your Cosmetics?

It’s highly likely that some of your cosmetics have bugs in them, intentionally. I’m talking specifically about the extract from one little critter called a Cochineal beetle. This beetle extract is used in both traditional (petroleum-based) and natural makeup for the brilliant, cool-toned pinks and reds it imparts. This buggy dye is generally referred to…Read More »

The 7 Best Natural Bronzers to Try in 2022

Oooh natural bronzer! The other Vitamin B. I recommend you get your daily dose for a year-round healthy glow. I’m a fan of bronzer and consider it my secret weapon to naturally take any makeup look you have to the next level. In this guide, I cover everything you need to know about bronzer, what…Read More »

Critical Supplements for Natural Beauty

At Afterglow, we are focused on natural makeup and natural cosmetics but don’t forget that natural beauty starts on the inside. When you include healthy components in your diet, your body will respond with positive results. These three supplements are highly effective to support your most vibrant, natural beauty: Vitamin D Almost everyone is chronically…Read More »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 15 Sept 18

Hey Beautiful! I hope you are happy and healthy! Here’s my latest Saturday 7 of what’s inspiring me and contributing to my adventure… 1. The Foundation of Beauty – Mindfulness and well being is the foundation of beauty… if our mind is swimming in negative self-talk, anxiety and worry, our thoughts can literally make us sick….Read More »

Cruelty-Free Canada and California?

It’s been an eventful month in the world of cruelty-free cosmetics. Following California Senator Cathleen Galgiani’s introduction, Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, passed the state Senate by a vote of 21-9. It’s now en route to the California state Assembly for a similar vote. If passed and signed by Governor Brown, the bill…Read More »

7 Ways to Get Brighter Eyes

Bright eyes indicate health and natural beauty. No matter the color, bright, vibrant eyes are striking on anyone. Many people strive to make their eyes stand out with every outfit that they pick, or specifically apply makeup to accentuate their eyes. Luckily, there are some easy tricks to make your eyes look brighter. Here are…Read More »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 16 Jun 18

Hey Beautiful! I hope you are happy and healthy! Here’s my latest Saturday 7 of what’s inspiring me and contributing to my adventure… 1. 1 in 3 Suffer with this Taboo – Far too many women suffer in silence from incontinence and lack of sensitivity during sex. Treating these issues with “simple” pelvic floor exercises…Read More »