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5 STEPS TO HYDRATED WINTER BEAUTY

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Beauty Tutorial: 5 products and 5 simple steps for a hydrated winter beauty look using natural, vegan, cruelty-free products from W3LL PEOPLE!

While we love the arrival of winter and all the joys that come with the season, the dry winter air does a great job of zapping the moisture from our skin! That’s why when the temperature drops, our beauty routine gets ultra-hydrated!

We combine two of our favorite products to create a super-charged base that helps seal in moisture, even out skin-tone, and protect skin from the harshest winter elements. Then we layer on some of our favorite cream-based products to add to our luminous glow and keep skin looking supple and glowing all day long. Follow along below for our 5 product, 5 step, 100% hydrated winter beauty look!

  1. Begin by combining a dime-size amount of Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer and 1-2 drops of our Bio Booster Facial Serum in the palm of your hand. Gently mix until combined, and then press into your face and neck, blending where necessary with the tips of your fingers. The Bio Booster Serum uses broccoli seed oil to help prime the skin, while its jojoba, macadamia and olive oils moisturize! Our Bio-Tint offers medium coverage and the natural protection of SPF 30!
  2. Next, add a contour and highlight to your skin using our Natural Highlight an Contour Duo, which is formulated to absorb excess oil, while the cream-based formula keeps your overall look luminous and hydrated! Sweep the bronzer under cheekbones and alongside your nose.
  3. The last step for the complexion is to highlight the peaks of your face by pressing the duo’s highlighter onto orbital bones, the center of your nose, and peak of your lips. This is the product that can help restore glow to dull winter skin!
  4. We love the way our Nudist  Multi-Use Cream Stick in Nude Rose gives a natural, wintery flush to the face! This multi-tasker can be used on cheeks, eyes and lips, and for this look we recommend using it to add a pop of color to all three! Apply it to the apples of your cheeks for a “just came in from sledding” glow!
  5. Finish this wintery look with two coats of our award-winning Expressionist Mascara. Press the wand into the base of your lashes and extend upward, allowing the state-of-art rubber-bristled wand to help separate, lengthen and curl your lashes!

We love this quick, simple look for everyday of the week in the winter! Not only does it look gorgeous, but the products are designed to moisturize your skin while also protecting it from further damage or dryness. Try out this tutorial and share your final look with us on Instagram by tagging @W3LLPEOPLE with tag #BEW3LL!

Fall in Love With This Fig Makeup Look

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Step by Step Beauty Tutorial: Fig Makeup Look featuring natural, vegan products from W3LL PEOPLE.

We’re embracing the arrival of cooler temps and the sound of crunching leaves, so we decided to overhaul our go-to beauty routine with some fall feels, too! Check out this simple makeup tutorial created by our team of green beauty pros to accomplish the look above.

Step 1: Set the scene for this look by prepping your skin. Make sure it is clean, exfoliated and moisturized. We recommend pressing a couple drops of our Bio Booster Facial Serum into skin to help awaken your complexion and provide a supple, hydrated base.

Step 2: Hide blemishes and erase any discoloration by applying our Narcissist Foundation Stick to face using fingertips, which helps warm up this cream foundation so that it blends effortlessly into your skin. To even-out and brighten the under-eye area, we recommend applying our Bio Correct Multi-Action Concealer. Match it to your skin-tone for natural coverage, or go one shade lighter if you’d like your eyes to look brighter and more awake.

Step 3: Apply our perfectly formulated Bio Bronzer Powder (never too orange or too brown) to your face for a hint of summer color no matter the season! Our pro tip is to apply this Allure Best of Beauty Award Winning bronzer where the sun normally hits your face: focus on the top of your forehead, along your cheekbones and lightly beneath the jawline.

To get the perfectly fall cheek color seen above, we’ve combined two of our Nudist Multi-Use Cream Sticks, Nude Rose and Nude Berry! They are each beautiful on their own, but together they create a beautiful tawny mauve that adds the perfect punch of fall color. Simply combine the two shades on the back of your hand, press into the apples of your cheeks and gently blend up and back. Our Nudist Multi-Use Cream Sticks not only add sheer, vegan color, but they infuse your skin with organic aloe and antioxidants. Plus, they can be used on cheeks as well as eyes and lips.

Step 4: Next, add dimension and radiance to your face using our Bio Brightener Stick. This “magic wand” helps create a hydrated, happy, youthful glow with just a few swipes! For this look we applied Bio Brightener to the very tops of the cheekbones, sweeping upward toward the orbital bone.

To set under-eye concealer and add a bonus pop of brightness, gently set the area by sweeping a light layer of our Bio Brightener Invisible Powder beneath eyes. You can gently tap it into place using the pads of your fingers. This universal powder adjusts to suit any skin-tone, and instantly brightens and illuminates your skin with an infusion of crushed freshwater pearl powder.

Step 5: For the eyes we are keeping things simple. We started by applying our Hypnotist Eyepencil in brown to the lash line, keeping it tight, and then smudging it outwards along the lash line. Not only does this boldly frame the eyes, but by gently pressing the liner into the lashes, it helps them look naturally thicker and more lush. To add warmth to the eyes and make them pop, sweep our Bio Bronzer Powder  into the crease of your eye. Bonus! Our Hypnotist Eyepencil in brown can multi-task as a great natural, nontoxic, universal eyebrow pencil! Gently brush it into brows to fill in any sparse areas or provide more shape.

If you’d like an eye look that is slightly more dramatic, you can layer our Expressionist Liquid Eyeliner near the lashline at this point. It will help define eyes, and the simple addition of a winged end can help eyes appear bigger. Finish eyes with two coats of our Expressionst Mascara in Black (or try plum for an adventurous fall twist), use the rubber-bristled brush to work the mascara down into lashes, and then lift them upwards and outwards to lengthen and separate. If you tend to have straight lashes, and would like to provide them with natural lift and curl, try gently pressing your lashes upward while the mascara is still damp.

Step 6: Now for the grand finale: your lips! This rich color helps them stand out in a big way, but the routine is pretty simple! Simply coat your lips with our Nudist Lip Butter in Fig for a wash of rich, burgundy color. These soothing lip quenchers are our favorite product for fall and winter, because they help infuse your lips with penetrating, nourishing hydration thanks to a formula that is rich in carrot seed oil, aloe, omegas and chamomile.

ADDED BONUS: For the  entire month of October receive a FREE Nudist Lip Butter #2 in Fig with the purchase of any full-size product online or in-store. Cannot be combined with any other offer, restrictions may apply.  

That’s it! A simple routine with a palette that is sure to compliment your coziest sweaters, and one that you can feel good about thanks to ingredients that are natural, clean and good for you! Try out this fall makeup look and share it with us on Instagram! Tag @W3LLPEOPLE and #BEW3LL and you might see your photo shared on our feed!

SHOP THE LOOK

Eyes:
Narcissist Foundation Stick –  Fair Golden 2
Lips:
Nudist Colorbalm– Fig (get it FREE with any full-size product purchase during the month of October!)

Master Fall Makeup And Keep Summer Glowing!

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As the seasons transition, so does the air. While it’s fun to update your fall beauty routine with new colors, we also recommend transitioning to a routine that is more hydrating and nourishing to your skin, and helps you hold on to your summer vacation glow with plant-powered products that add both color and radiance! W3LL PEOPLE Co-Founder, Shirley Pinkson, is the master of the faux glow, and today she is walking you through one of her favorite looks for Fall 2017.

STEP ONE: Prep that Glow

If you want skin that truly radiates, start your routine by gently pressing a few drops of our Bio Booster Facial Serum into skin. This 7-in-1 botanical serum strengthens skin with turmeric and seabuckthorn, repairs and rejuvenates with organic rose hip and pomegranate, brightens and corrects with algae complex, moisturizes with jojoba, macadamia and olive oil, primes and perfects skin’s surface with broccoli seed oil, soothes sensitive skin and calms rosacea with calendula and carrot seed oils, and helps combat breakouts with organic red raspberry and black cumin. Layering this onto skin before starting your makeup routine helps provide a layer of environmental protection as well as a base that nourishes your skin throughout the day.

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STEP TWO: Keep It Fresh

The secret to a glowing look is to keep your base light and sheer. Shirley strongly suggests putting our  Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer over the top of the Bio Booster Serum (or even mixing it together before applying) to help even-out your complexion while still allowing your natural glow to shine through.  Next, apply bronzer to give skin that healthy, sun-kissed glow that we all appreciate in the summer. Sweep the bronzer down along your cheeks and along the bridge of your nose, where the sun naturally hits your face. You can choose between our Bio Bronzer Stick, for a dewy kiss of color, or our Bio Bronzer Powder for the perfect matte brown glow.

STEP THREE: Amp it Up

The light, nourishing layers that you’ve applied to your skin so far should look natural, luminescent and fresh! If you feel like you could amp it up with even more glow, reach for our Bio Brightener Stick , which instantly brightens and sculpts for added glow and dimension. We like to swipe it around our orbital bones and lightly blend using our fingertips. The creamy organic formula has a weightless texture that doesn’t crease, and infuses your skin with green tea, olive oil and organic aloe.
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STEP FOUR: Finishing Touches

Our lips are sensitive, and they can be one of the first indicators that fall’s dry air is wreaking havoc on your skin. We recommend keeping them supple and soft with a lip balm that is free of petroleum derivatives, harsh artificial ingredients and fragrance, such as our new and improved Nudist Lip Butters! They offer a soft wash of color combined with penetrating hydration from organic omega oils and aloe. We suggested a couple swipes of our Nude shade to finish off this perfect fall look!

Try out this fall makeup look and share it with us on Instagram! Tag @W3LLPEOPLE and #BEW3LL and you might see your photo shared on our feed!

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Best Moisturizer with SPF

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W3LL PEOPLE Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer named one of EWG's Favorite Moisturizers with SPF!

The EWG (Environmental Working Group) is the leading resource when it comes to rating personal care products. Their standards are strict, their stamp of approval is prestigious, and their mission to help consumers identify healthy, safe products is something we can all get on board with, right?

At W3LL PEOPLE, our team works incredibly hard to make sure that all of our products are clean, that they all have top-notch scores in the EWG Skin Deep Database, that each product is crafted with ingredients that nourish and benefit skin, and that our fans love our products as much as we do! We were recently honored to have our Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer listed as one of the Best Moisturizers with SPF by EWG!

Bio Tint has a score of 2 on EWG (the lower, the better on a scale of 1-10!), and provides SPF 30 broad spectrum protection through the natural power of pure zinc. This hybrid product goes to work not only providing coverage to even out skin-tone, brighten your overall appearance and protect your skin from the sun, but also uses an advanced bio-peptide complex to help boost collagen production, infuses skin with coconut and broccoli oil for superb hydration, and helps fight off sun-spots or hyper-pigmentation through a combination of pomegranate and algae extracts.
 W3LL PEOPLE Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer named one of EWG's Favorite Moisturizers with SPF!

If those incredible benefits aren’t enough for you, try pairing our Bio Tint with a drop or two of our Bio Booster Facial Serum which adds the botanical power of turmeric, seabuckthorn, and rosehip into the mix for an instant beauty boost.

Head over EWG to check out their full list of incredible moisturizers with SPF and also check out their 11th Annual Guide to Sunscreens!

How do you wear your Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer? Show us on Instagram by tagging @W3LLPEOPLE and #BEW3LL!

Summer Skin Essentials

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Summer Foundation: how to have flawless skin all summer long using vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free products from W3LL PEOPLE

Summer officially arrived on June 20th, but I think many of us have been “feeling the heat” the past couple weeks!  Whether you’re a sun worshiper or shade seeker, we’ve solved the summertime sadness that can happen with your foundation. Between the heat, sun, water, sand and increased physical activity during the warm summer months, we encounter a new host of skin issues and concerns, and along with that come foundation woes. Is it clogging your pores? Does it feel heavy on your skin? Does it melt off the second you step outside? Are you using the right shade after that weekend at the beach?

If any of those sound like you, then listen up! W3LL PEOPLE‘s luxe all-natural makeup formulas are breathable with active skincare benefits perfect for solving any summer skin issues. We promise that you will love our foundations and that our collection contains the perfect summertime solution for you. We’ve designed our products to have a weightless texture and formulated them with premium quality ingredients, such as pure zinc oxide to help protect your face from UV and UVB rays. The key to foundation in the summer is picking a summer-friendly formula that’s right for you, and learning how to apply it correctly. W3LL PEOPLE co-founder and green beauty guru Shirley Pinkson shares her tips for getting a natural, summery look—and the coverage you need—without feeling weighed down.

Find Your Foundation

Our collection of good-for-you cosmetics offers three super-powered options when it comes to foundation. Our newest product, Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer, is the ultimate all-natural makeup + skincare hybrid! This hydrating cream formula evens out skin-tone, offers a radiant, dewy finish, and protects your skin with SPF 30. Bio Tint is loaded with goodness: organic coconut to hydrate, broccoli seed oil for a flawless application that smooths and brightens, organic pomegranate to rejuvenate, and a state-of-the-art algae extract to combat hyper-pigmentation!

Altruist Foundation Powder has long been one of our staple products. However, this spring our fan-favorite Altruist underwent a makeover to make the formula even better! This reinvented mineral powder calms your skin with aloe and chamomile, and uses the ancient power of freshwater pearl powder to create a finish that is dewy and hydrated, never dry or chalky. The addition of non-miconized zinc oxide allows Altruist Foundation Powder to protect your skin from environmental damage.

If your skin tends to be dry, or you really appreciate makeup that lets you glow, we recommend our Narcissist Foundation Stick. This miracle formula is based on premium organic, omega rich sunflower seed oil known for it’s nourishing and healing properties. Although it’s a “cream”, it blends and breathes with skin seamlessly–even in the heat of summer. Just be sure to amp up your Bio Brightener Invisible Powder to help set the foundation while also adding a luminous highlight.

If you are new to our products and need help selecting your correct foundation shade, consult our handy Shade Selector tool.
Summer Foundation: how to have flawless skin all summer long using vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free products from W3LL PEOPLE

Get Sun-Kissed with Bio Bronzer

Our Bio Bronzer Stick or Bio Bronzer Powder will become powerful tools in your makeup arsenal, whether you like a sun-kissed glow, or are a fervent SPF-applier! Bronzer can be used to fake a golden glow, and can also be used to slightly alter the appearance of your go-to foundation, so that it can work for you throughout the summer.

Start by deciding which product is right for you. Our Bio Bronzer Powder is great if you have oily skin, or tend to feel like your makeup moves around or disappears after several hours of wear. Our Bio Bronzer Stick offers the same flawless bronze glow (not too orange, not too glittery) in a cream formula that is perfect for achieving a dewy finish, and for helping those with dry skin infuse it with both color and hydration!

To “faux the glow”, simply swipe your Bio Bronzer of choice anywhere on your face where the sun would naturally hit it. Your approach should be slightly different from your contouring routine, since you aren’t trying to shape or slip the face, but are simply trying to create the illusion of having spent the day outside. We recommend applying Bio Bronzer to the the crown of your head near the hairline, lightly along your nose and underneath the apex of your cheek bone. Blend the bronzer out accordingly to create a natural-looking summertime glow.

If you did get a weekend out in the sunshine (lucky you!) and you wake up Monday feeling like your go-to foundation shade is looking just slightly chalky on your skin, don’t fret! Bio Bronzer can again come to the rescue to help adjust your foundation by 1-2 shades. Simply mix a small amount of Bio Bronzer Powder into your powder foundation to help darken the shade and add a natural golden undertone. Or, try layering our Bio Bronzer Stick lightly over your favorite cream foundation to help infuse color back into the skin. If you are very fair skinned you might want to try this trick with our Bio Bronzer Powder combined 50/50 with a translucent powder, such as our Bio Brightener Invisible Powder.

Use the Right Tools for Coverage

Sticky, sweaty fingers are not the ideal foundation applicators for obvious reasons. Instead, after moisturizing or priming skin, use the W3LL PEOPLE Foundation Brush to apply the Narcissist Foundation Stick. Blend the creamy formula into your skin to conceal blemishes, reduce redness, and even tone, and tap the brush under your eyes to minimize dark circles. To apply our Altruist Foundation Powder try our Kabuki Brush.

Get a Sheer, Luminous Finish

To create that healthy, radiant look, dust on a layer of our must-have Bio Brightener Invisible Powder with the Kabuki Brush. This weightless clear powder is packed with delicious organic and natural actives like crushed fresh water pearl. Yeah, its amazing. And if we still haven’t convinced you that foundation is indeed a fit for summer, the Bio Brightener Invisible Powder can be your hero! Used by itself it acts like a clear foundation. It will minimize pores, even skin tone and create an age-defying soft focus effect. Bonus: it helps manage excess oil and shine while creating a gorgeous, youthful glow on the skin. Be sure to lightly spritz the complexion one final time to complete your gorgeousness. That final spritz will help blend, even and set our gorgeously good for you makeup.

 How do you wear your W3LL PEOPLE products? Show us on Instagram @W3LLPEOPLE and tag your photos with #BEW3LL

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