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Don’t know about nanos?

How does the old adage go? The smaller the better? Not when it comes to the particle size in your beauty products! We’re always asked to explain what nano particles are and why we refuse to use them in our formulas. So here it is… the big dish on the tiny particle. First let’s explain…Read More »

A Greener “I Do!”

With Spring just around the corner and the onslaught of wedding-season-wonder right behind it, eco brides-to-be comb through magazines, Pinterest and blogs to find the perfect eco necessities for the perfect green wedding. But why isn’t the eco wedding planning process as simple as “My Pinterest Wedding”? Fortunately for you, Eco Bride, you’ve come to…Read More »

Pitching Your Old Products!

It’s never too early to start your spring cleaning. As much as we may dread the task, we can’t deny the feeling of accomplishment is intoxicating.  So let’s not put it off any longer! This year, don’t stop your cleaning assault before you reach your bathroom! Do your beauty routine a favor and check in…Read More »

Afterglow’s ABC of Cosmetics

Antioxidant Rich: Expect more from your makeup. It should improve your skin much like a skin care product. That’s why we infuse powerful antioxidants into each of our products, which help to nourish, balance, improve tone, and reduce the signs of aging. Bismuth Oxychloride: A bio-cumulative metal that can be found in most mineral cosmetic…Read More »

Kristin’s Skin Care Recommendation

As Afterglow’s CEO and Founder I’m constantly asked for my organic/gluten-free skin care recommendations, so I thought I’d take a second to tell you about Exuberance Beauty, an organic and gluten free skin care brand I’m really loving right now. Exuberance is based in Canada but they ship to the USA. It’s extremely fast and…Read More »

Natural Male Care Products

Women aren’t the only gender seeking to lead a more natural, healthy lifestyle; men are catching on to the benefits of organic products and practices as well. But sometimes they need a women’s help, so here are a few tips for you women for your men. Skincare For Athletes This skincare line is designed to…Read More »

Don’t Gloss Over Details

After two long years of research and development we’re proud to announce our new Organic Hydra Gloss formula has launched! We’re going to be perfectly honest; lip gloss is a hard natural product to produce. The laundry list of petro chemicals and synthetics used in traditional lip gloss is long and sorted. For the most…Read More »

Eco Baby Advice From An Afterglow Expert!

By Brittnie Skinner, Sales Executive and Licensed Esthetician Last Thanksgiving I found out I was pregnant with a baby girl. Working at Afterglow Cosmetics I’ve learned the in’s and out’s of natural and organic products, so you better believe my baby was about to get the same eco luxury my skin gets! I’m happy to…Read More »

Face Forward to Fall 2011

By Jen Murphy, Makeup Artist Straight from the runway, the Fall 2011 fashion season incorporates some beautiful makeup looks to complement its beautiful clothes. From the retro-styling of Jean Charles de Castelbajac, to the futurism of Alexander McQueen, Fall 2011 makeup is all about the interplay of light and drama. Pale faces with a focus…Read More »

The Eco Expert’s Picks!

Fabulous products approved by the strict standards of Afterglow’s CEO and Founder Kristin Adams, and her team of Eco Experts. Egyptian Geranium with Adzuki Bean & Cranberry Scrub from Pangea OrganicsIt may smell yummy and be natural, but we wouldn’t suggest eating it. However, this product is wonderful when applied to the skin. Suitable for…Read More »