Beauty Empties

Beauty Empties

I test a lot of products, so I wanted to share some of the standouts from the last few months. SOME OF THESE WERE PRODUCTS I TESTED FOR THE FIRST TIME AND A FEW ARE OLD FAVES. You can check out my IGTV where I talk about each product here. you might also like my recent summer hair care favorites.

Beauty Empties

Seaweed Bath Co Sleep Body Lotion

A nice really creamy and hydrating body lotion. I like to use it at night and it’s also perfect for mixing with my Isle of Paradise Drops. They’re an affordable clean beauty brand and I’m also a fan of their body wash, and shampoo and conditioner.

Isle of Paradise Drops

My favorite self-tanner, this stuff is fool-proof. I usually use about half a dropper mixed with lotion or a body oil per body part (for example half a dropper mixed with lotion for one arm). I like light in the winter and medium in the summer.

REN AHA Body Serum

Made with AHA this serum goes on like a lotion but it’s very light. It does tingle a little bit and almost acts like an exfoliator. My skin is super smooth afterwards. I follow this with a lotion or oil.

Caudalie Vinoperfect Serum

This correcting serum was really impressive after about 2+ months of use. It definitely faded some of the brown spots on my face which I started to notice after about two weeks. My skin did really well with this serum in terms of texture and tone.

Farmacy Honeymoon Glow Serum

One of my all time favorite acid serums. It has AHA and BHA and I wake up with smooth, glowing skin the next morning. I use it about 1-2x/ week, apply it after cleansing and toning and follow it with a moisturizer or oil. I did not use this in my first trimester of pregnancy.

Naturopathica Plant Stem Cell Booster Serum

This was one of my favorite products I tested. It lasted a pretty long time, using it only at night before moisturizer and/or oil. It left my skin smooth and hydrated and it smells amazing.

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

I am in love with this stuff. This smells like a day at the spa. It’s nice to use as a skincare prep mist, in place of toner or after putting on your makeup. I also use it throughout the day as a skin refresher.

Indie Lee Mind & Body Gel

I’m probably on my third or fourth bottle of this. It SAVED me when I was pregnant and suffering from some awful migraines. It’s amazing for headaches, body aches, sore muscles, etc.

Ursa Major Spray Deodorant (use code JESSANNKIRBY15 FOR 15% OFF)

This is an awesome natural deodorant. You only need one spritz per armpit, it goes on clear, dries immediately and smells really good. I typically switch my deodorant every time I finish one because I find they lose their effectiveness if I stick to the same one for too long.

Farmacy Freshen Up Deodorant

Another great smelling deodorant. It goes on clear and feels cooling. It works really well for me.

Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint (shade ST4)

I really love that this has hyaluronic acid AND it’s SPF 40. A lot of great things in one product. It provides really nice coverage but it’s not too heavy. I talk about it more in this blog post!

Drunk Elephant Bronzing Drops

This is really good for giving your skin a gorgeous bronzed glow. It’s also a great way to darken your foundation if the color is too light for summer. I mix it with my sunscreen, foundation or face lotion for a slightly bronzed, glowy look.

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