Kjaer Weis Lipstick in Honor

Kjaer Weis is a beloved brand of the green beauty community and well beyond. Their most recent Lipstick release has been gaining a ton of press and praise. In true Kjaer Weis form, the new lipstick formula is housed in the most aesthetic eco-luxe packaging, that is of course refillable. In complete contrast to the sheer Kjaer Weis Lip Tints, the new Lipsticks are uber pigmented, matte, and long-wearing.

 

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The Quintessential Lilac Lip – Kjaer Weis Lip Tint in Amazed

Hello spring! If there is one makeup trend this season that I find myself drawn to, it’s a fondness for purple hues. Particularly soft shades of lilac. Although my makeup choices tend to be generally in the neutral territory, I find the vast spectrum of purple tones incredibly wearable and generously flattering.

A recent acquisition that solidifies my love of lilac, is the new Lip Tint from Kjaer Weis, called Amazed. Kjaer Weis has released the most quintessential shade of lilac that has been a mainstay in my current makeup routine.

“Amazed is a lip color that’s innocent but flirty, inspired by the starlets of the 60s.”- Kirsten Kjaer Weis 

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If you’re not familiar, the Kjaer Weis Lip Tints come in a refillable silver compact with a mirror on the reverse side of the top for easy touch-ups. It is truly luxury cosmetic packaging at its finest. The Lip Tints have a balmy feel and brilliantly build from sheer, to bold. For a sheer wash of color, just use your finger for application. For a more intense color payoff, its best to build the color with a lip brush. While I love the balmy feel and versatility of the lip tints, they do lack in the longevity department. So, lucky for that mirror, frequent touch-ups are necessary.

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Amazed is a perfectly pale lilac-pink, I call it “nude’s sister.” It also looks beautiful applied to the apples of the cheeks. As I have mentioned, the Lip Tints are truly versatile in their ability to build. In the image above, I have layered the lipstick with a lip brush to show off its color payoff potential. However, I would generally apply with a lighter hand for a more natural look.

 Kjaer Weis Lip Tint in Amazed $49 (with compact), $29 (for a refill)

available at thedetoxmarket.com beauteabar.com,

 

Dreamy Picks: November

 

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  1. Loving Porter Magazine which is loaded with stunning visuals.
  2. I’ve upped the ante in my exfoliation routine and have seen great results. Powdered exfoliants are my favorite and One Love Organic’s Brand New Day is a top pick. It’s gentle enough for daily use and contains pineapple enzymes for added exfoliating benefits. (buy)
  3. Kahina’s Fez serum, or just “the Fez” as I call it, is like wrapping yourself in a warm blanket. It’s moisturizing benefits are substantial and its fragrance, intoxicating. (buy)
  4. I’ve suddenly taken to lip pencils, just like that. In the past I often omitted this step for fear of looking too ‘overdone’. However, as of recent, I’ve been quit keen on MAC Cosmetics Lip Liner in Oak.
  5. The Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask in Champagne, which I recently reviewed, is a top pick for fall.
  6. The Kjaer Weis brand blows my mind with its ingenious ingredients, performance, and textures. A little bit goes a long way with their cream blushes. I’ve been wearing the shade Abundance regularly this fall season. It’s a stunning plummy taupe with a subtle iridescent finish. (review) (buy)
  7. Off the topic of beauty, I had to share my love for Athleta’s Beloved Bralette. It has cups for added shaping (no uni-boob) and gorgeous back detailing.
  8. The NAILS INC. Gel Effect Polish is a lovely formula that applies with ease. Kensington High Street is a rich deep burgundy.

Kjaer Weis Foundation

The Kjaer Weis brand takes clean cosmetics to the next level. Their most recent foundation release proves this yet again with a new remarkable formula. The foundation protects and nurtures the skin with age-defying oils, such as sweet almond oil, coconut oil, and jojoba oil. Staying within the Kjaer Weis Philosophy, all products are created with all natural and organic ingredients, while never compromising on luxury and effectiveness.

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Kjaer Weis Cream Foundation has a unique texture and its performance is superior to other green beauty products out there. This cream foundation easily contends with some of my favorite bases, green or not. With medium coverage, the KW foundation blurs pores and covers imperfections exceptionally, as well as covering pesky dark circles. While it has a fuller coverage, it remains fairly undetectable on the skin, with a satin finish. Kjaer Weis Foundation easily creates a no-makeup look.

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The Cream Foundation can be applied with a foundation brush, beauty blender, or with just your fingertips. For sheer coverage, a damp sponge works beautifully. I personally prefer to use my fingertips, applying the foundation in a rolling motion, applying more product in areas that desire more coverage. I love the control of coverage that this formula provides. I do find it necessary to moisturize skin beforehand for easier application. Kahina’s Argan Oil or One Love Organics Morning Glory are my personal favorite picks. After I have applied the foundation, I go over my whole face with a damp BB to smooth the whole look. The satin finish allows you to skip your powder. Touch-ups are a breeze with this formula.

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Paper Thin is for fair to medium complexions with pink undertones and warm enough to suit my complexion.

kw-swatches photo’s are before and after blended

 Kjaer Weis Cream Foundation is $68 including the compact (refills are $40)

Available at my favorite online eco-beauty boutique ecodivabeauty.com

Have you tried the Kjaer Weis Foundation? Thoughts?

Kjaer Weis Cream Blush in Abundance

Kjaer Weis is a brand that was born out of a desire to bridge the gap between the quality and performance of green cosmetics and their chemical-laden counterparts.  Over eight years of extensive research, founder Kirsten Kjaer Weis created a line where quality, luxury, and aesthetics bring a uncompromisable standard to the green beauty industry.

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As the layers of packaging are revealed, you are met with an undeniable quality each time. All starting with the red lacquered, grain textured box, resembling leather. Onto the compact itself, it’s unique and innovative design is considerably pure luxury. The reflective silver compact is weighty and substantial and swings open sideways with a flick of the thumb. Refills are available so as nothing gets wasted.

kjaer-weis-abundance-2The formula is easily on par with the design aesthetic. Comprised of 95% organic ingredients, including caster seed oil, beeswax, jojoba seed oil, rosa rubiginosa Seed Oil, and gardenia florida fruit extract, Kjaer Weis Cream Blushes nourish and protect the skin. Its creamy, yet firm texture is best applied across the cheeks using a tapping motion with your fingertips. If you wish you can continue to blend the product using a synthetic brush. The blush provides a natural finish that wears incredibly well throughout the day.

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Abundance is a plummy taupe with and an iridescent finish. The shade clearly shows an amount of iridescence when photographed using a flash. When applied to the face, its translates more to a luminous, healthy-skin finish. I like to apply Abundance in more concentration under the cheekbones for a more contoured look. The shade works perfectly to create a more defined look as the texture helps to deliver color more concentrated to one area. Abundance also works beautifully as an eye shadow.

Kjaer Weis is a Green Beauty brand to know. Their Cream Blush is one to try, whether you’re seeking a natural makeup alternative or not. I certainly look forward to discovering more from the brand.

Kjaer Weiss Cream Blush in Abundance $54 (for blush and compact) $16 (refill only)

Any thoughts on Kjaer Weis?