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🌈 What’s happening with Afterglow?

August 17, 2019 Friends, To confirm what many of you have suspected, I am in the process of closing my company Afterglow Cosmetics. You have been so loyal and supported Afterglow for so many years. I am more grateful for that than you will ever know. For some of you, Afterglow may have just been…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 »

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 »

3 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 »

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 »

Try This Surprising Drink for Clear Skin

I began making makeup for myself to address my own highly sensitive, acne-prone skin. That journey started many years ago and culminated in the launch of my Afterglow brand in 2004. While what you put on your skin is certainly important, it should never be discounted that the journey to beautiful skin begins within. The…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 »

Kristin’s Saturday 7 – 13 Jan 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. Making My Own Nut Milk – Since going dairy-free over a year ago, my main creamy staples have been almond milk, coconut milk, and hemp milk. Until recently, they’ve always been…Read More »