Product crush looks a little different this time around. St. Eden exists to create more inclusive and fair systems in the competitive clean beauty industry for all makers of effective and natural beauty products to succeed. Our product crush list is one way that we do the work of bringing the voices of the least amplified to the forefront, and this month, a lot of our crushes were products that were black-owned, small, or indie.
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This moisturizer by Sade + Baron is everything I need for the dry months. It’s creamy, soft and non-greasy with a smooth touch that’s rich, so a little goes a long way. It’s effective at treating dehydrated skin by reversing the effects of oil loss that cause dry skin and perhaps that’s why it’s called Cloud It’s effective at improving areas prone to dryness and cracking like elbows, knees and feet. I think you too will truly love the indulgent properties of this rich, moisturizing cream.
The Lemon + Neem Sugar Exfoliant by Butter Me Up Goods’ is the product that you didn’t know you needed. it’s ability to revitalize, brighten & soften your skin is yet to be unmatched, and is a pure exfoliant, handcrafted to gently remove dead skin cells that’s holding your skin back from its ultimate glow. Give it a try below.
This Hair Growth Oil by Glammed Naturally Oil is 100% natural and packed with up to 10 essential oils, like organic castor seed oil, organic extra virgin olive oil, and organic jojoba oil, that naturally promote hair growth, and with no side effects. It was founded by a black woman, named Jummie Ogunyemi after suffering the loss of her own hair, and wanting to find the solution not just for herself but for others who were going through the same.
Elixir means “a magical potion” a fitting title for an oil that gives your skin everything it has been searching for. The Elixir Oil is super smooth + absorbs seamlessly – leaving your skin non-greasy + silky, but let’s get to the nitty gritty ingredients – It also contains Frankincense oil that protects and regenerates skin cells, and perilla seed oil that prevents free- radical induces damage to skin cells. This botanical blend of organic ingredients goes a long way, and you’ll only need a few drops to leave skin supple and vibrant.
This is such a lovely gift for the gloss lover in your life, and you can shop this sweet deal and get this set of 4 in this gorgeous custom box. The Sleigh Sis Collection features Baby Brown, Send Nudes, Berry Me, and Mauve Over. What are you waiting for sis?
The fresh lemon peel scent along with the fruity aroma of the bergamot of this hand cream combined with a floral-herbaceous accent of lavender creates a unique revitalizing incense, which is especially beautiful, especially in this season.
Did you know that Citrine is known to attract wealth, prosperity and success?
The Aroma of the Gratitude Aromatherapy Roller is uplifting. It’s aroma of citrus, sweet, earth, and spice, opens you up to the abundant blessings around you. From the bright citrusy Grapefruit, Tangerine and Bergamot that promotes a lightness of spirit, ridding us of “heavy” feelings that accompany disappointment, and allowing us to perceive and accept the gifts of our present circumstances, to the sensual and spiritual, Neroli and Sandalwood that unite the body and the mind and help us to be present, and show up as our whole selves.
The secrets out! This is my new favorite shade of brown. No more deer in the headlights at the sound of the nail technician telling me to pick my color. I’ve found my color **inserts heart eyes** This dreamy polish by Triple O is called Fon and is a chocolate with red undertones from their African inspired collection. These dreamy nail lacquers are handmade and there are over a dozen more colors that I’m sure you’ll love.
Pucker Up! The underdog should not be overlooked. That’s the lesson here with Red Apple Girl. I love that this color can be worn with everything. Red Apple Girl’s Oh La La is a no shimmer, light pink, with a hint of brown, and is simply gorgeous. Perfect for the jingle bell season and every season after that.
If you wanted a balm for everything, you found it. Alchemy Body Shop is natural, organic, cruelty free and black owned, but it’s magic doesn’t stop at the jar. It can be used for everything from healing skin ailments to moisturizing, exfoliating, and hair scalp treatment. The balm possibilities truly are endless.