Dr. Dana 9-Free Nail Color

How about a 9-Free Nail Color that improves you nails over time? Introducing Dr. Dana, the first dermatologist created nail care line, created by Dr. Dana Stern, a board certified dermatologist who devotes her entire practice to the diagnosis, treatment and surgery of the nail. The 9-Free line of Nail Colors are created using only high quality ingredients and are free of toxic chemicals. What you won’t find in the line is Toluene, Formaldehyde Resin, Camphor, Triphenyl Phosphate, Xylene, Ethyl Tosylamide, and Parabens.

“From celebrities to luminaries, patients from all over the world come to see Dr. Dana at her bustling Fifth Avenue New York City and Hamptons practices. She is the nail expert of choice for the media and has been featured in Allure, InStyle and Dr. Oz, among many others. Vogue magazine called her “the go-to dermatologist for nail disorders and cosmetic conditions relating to nail disease.”

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New Red Apple Lipstick Blushes & Bronzer

Red Apple Lipstick has just unveiled some new and exciting beauty with a debut of six new mineral blushes and one bronzer.  As you would expect from RAL, all blushes are created to be allergen friendly, non-toxic and excellent quality – the new blushes and bronzer offer excellent pigment, long-wear and a beautiful finish.


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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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Gressa Skin ‘Non-Toxic Glamour’ and an Ode to Green Beauty

My journey into the world of “clean beauty” was a slow one, as my blog’s archives will prove. Only after reaping tremendous benefits from an all natural skin-care routine, was my curiosity then piqued to include healthier options into my makeup bag. I wasn’t quite ready to sacrifice on the performance of conventional cosmetics, so I set off on a mere “exploration” and made the decision to slowly integrate green beauty into my routine, if and only when I found a product that lived up to my beauty standards. Gressa Skin and the release of their Non-Toxic Glamour line of cosmetics created in me a die-hard green beauty buff.  Safer cosmetic alternatives that outperform their chemically laden counterparts are obtainable, as I have personally witnessed in Gressa’s line. Okay, enough rambling and onto the reviews.


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Get the Orange Lip Trend with Ilia Lipstick in Voilà

Ilia Beauty nailed the this season’s hot orange lip trend with their recently released ‘limited edition’ lipstick in Voilà. Orange can be a tricky color, but Voilà is a perfectly wearable tangerine hue. With Ilia’s all-natural and organic ingredients you will protect your pout while staying on-trend. The ILIA Lipstick has a soft balmy texture that feel oh-so-good on the lips.


ILIA Lipstick in Voilà


Play with color this season and pair orange lips with a contrasting shade of aqua or sky blue on the eyes or nails. Try Deborah Lippmann Nail Polish in Blue Orchid.

 ILIA Lipstick in Voilà $26 at ecodivabeauty.com


Gressa Bare Lip Boost – “non-toxic glamour”

Gressa’s Lip Boosts are a new lip product where non-toxic makeup meets glamour, at a uncompromised standard. These lipstick/balm hybrids protect your pout with a slew of all-natural ingredients that treats your lips like your favorite balm, but coats them like your favorite lipstick. It contains a combination of castor oil, carnauba wax, cacao butter, coconut oil, sea buckthorn oil and Coenzyme Q10 along a proprietary blend of precious oils. These Lip Boosts are available in three shades, Lavish, Brilliant and Bare.


Bare is a pinky-nude with slight shimmer and shine. This flattering pink is pigmented enough to wear alone, and a perfect every day shade. It wears well and conditions lips long after its worn. The Lip Boost is the only lip product you need, and I’m never without mine.


Gressa Lip Boost in Bare

If you’re looking to incorporate more natural, non-toxic makeup options into your routine, you can count on brands like Gressa to make that transition easy. If your just looking for an all-around great lip product that deeply nourishes, the Gressa Lip Boost is for you.

Gressa Lip Boost $21 gressaskin.com

*sample generously provided