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Winter Skin

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The All-Natural, Nontoxic Winter Survival Guide for Face, Skin, Body and Hair | by W3LL PEOPLE

Regardless of how great your skincare routine, it’s normal for your skin to feel a bit dull and lifeless in the depths of winter. The drier air, lack of vitamin D, and exposure to potentially harsh elements like wind and bitter temps can leave your skin dry, red, and in need of some extra TLC.

Dry winter skin is a head-to-toe issue, requiring head-to-toe solutions. We called in our team of Green Beauty Pros from our Studio in Austin, Texas, to help curate a collection of products that will get your entire body through the winter months.

See below for our team’s selections and what they love about them. The brands below are available for purchase through our Studio, you can reach them at 1-800-790-1563, Ext.1. Orders over $30 ship free! We hope this keeps you glowing until warm weather returns!

The All-Natural, Nontoxic Winter Survival Guide for Face, Skin, Body and Hair | by W3LL PEOPLE

Face –

Narcissist Foundation Stick ($28.99) – This feel-good, creamy stick foundation instantly melts into skin giving it a fresh, healthy glow. Keep your skin hydrated and dewy all winter with a daily dose of castor oil, safflower seed oil, aloe, and chamomile.

Bio Brightener Stick ($23.99) – This cream highlighter makes it easy to fake a dewy summer glow. You can apply it anywhere that light would naturally hit your face, but just one quick swipe on orbital bones will get you instantly glowing.

Bio Baked Bronzer ($24.99) – This is another product that can help you fake it ’til you make it, but with botanical ingredients such as squalane and honokiol, this pressed bronzer gives you a sun-kissed glow along with a dose of plant-based nutrients.

Nudist Lip Butter  ($13.99) – Don’t go anywhere without this USDA certified organic, vegan, all natural lip butter! Choose between three different colors (nude, natural, or cherry) but enjoy the same rich, organic omega oils with each swipe.

The All-Natural, Nontoxic Winter Survival Guide for Face, Skin, Body and Hair | by W3LL PEOPLE

Skin

Marie Veronique Micronutrient + Hydro Mask ($135) – This mask is a topical supplement of SUPERNUTRIENTS to hyper-hydrate, nourish + restore skin function by supporting vital processes. A total skin reset.

May Lindstrom, The Blue Cocoon ($180) – This powerful, hydrating and anti-inflammatory beauty balm concentrate is perfect for sensitive and damaged skin.

ARCONA Youth Serum ($90.00) – Powerful anti-aging vitamin C serum (20% L-ascorbic acid) helps improve the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and loss of firmness while brightening overall skin tone.

Solaris Laboratories, Rose Quartz Facial Roller ($45.00) – Relax facial muscles, revitalize and build younger, firmer looking skin with the anti-aging and healing qualities of rose quartz crystals.
The All-Natural, Nontoxic Winter Survival Guide for Face, Skin, Body and Hair | by W3LL PEOPLE
Body

Agent Nateur, Holi(oil) Youth Body Serum ($95.00) – This firming, anti-cellulite body oil will hydrate, brighten and reveal tighter, firmer skin.

One Love Organics, Vitamin C Body Polish ($48.00) – This rinse-able body polish will deeply exfoliate and hydrate for supremely, soft, luminous skin.

WP Water Bottle ($24.99) – The best way to keep your skin healthy throughout the winter is to stay hydrated. You’ll be drinking up the beauty in no time with this glass W3LL PEOPLE water bottle complete with branded silicone sleeve.

Sun Potion Shea Butter ($19.99) – This wildcrafted, unrefined shea butter will soothe, nourish and heal winter-parched skin.

The All-Natural, Nontoxic Winter Survival Guide for Face, Skin, Body and Hair | by W3LL PEOPLE

Hair

Reverie Shampoo + Conditioner Duo ($70.00 for set) – Cleanse your hair without drying it out or exposing it to sulfates, parabens, or artificial fragrance with this high-performing duo by Reverie. Ingredients like sweet almond, zinc, babassu oil, and acai oil will keep your scalp and hair healthy throughout the winter.

Cake Hair Serum by Reverie ($72.00) – This restorative hair serum smoothes, soothes, protects, and promotes regeneration with a blend of eight essential oils, including frankincense, sandalwood, and ylang-ylang.

Josh Rosebrook, Enrich Intensive Hair Mask ($38.00) – An intensive hair conditioning mask that will revitalize and significantly improve dry/damaged and brittle hair.

We hope these suggestions help you maintain your glow and feel great all winter long! You can find our products at W3LLPEOPLE.com or contact our Studio Team to place an order combining our products with some of the beautiful brands mentioned above (you can reach them at 1-800-790-1563, Ext.1. Orders over $30 ship free!

Plum Smoky Eye

W3LL Made: Creating a Plum Smoky Eye with W3LL PEOPLE's nontoxic cosmetics.

Hello Brave Beauties, it’s Shirley again with a quick tutorial and yet another incredible new product from W3LL PEOPLE to introduce you to!

I’m thrilled to reveal our Nudist Plum Eyeshadow Palette, which will be launching in the next few weeks. Our Nudist palettes each consist of 5 plant-based colors in either a Taupe or Plum range, that have a propriety blend of botanicals, giving each shade a creamy velvet texture, rich color, serious staying power and superior blendability. If you want first dibs on these incredible palettes you can click here and add your name to the waitlist. Our team will email you as soon as these babies are available!

Today I’m going to walk you through a super simple smoky eye look using the five nontoxic shades that are included in the Nudist Plum Eyeshadow Palette.

Nontoxic Tutorial: Creating a Plum Smoky Eye with W3LL PEOPLE's nontoxic cosmetics.

Start this look off by applying a base eyeshadow. This helps brighten the eye, even skin tone, and create a clean canvas that you can build upon. I used Rose Quartz, a soft delicate peony toned shade. The shadow is so silky that I used my finger to apply and blend! This helps create a natural, “lived-in” look with your base.

In the second step, I’m going to start smoking things up. To do this I’m using the Hypnotist Eyepencil in Black, which will create the perfect primer for a rich, smoky eye. You simply scribble the pencil directly onto your finger, and then gently tap it onto your upper lid similar to how you would apply a cream shadow. We’ve now created the perfect texture for the eyeshadow to adhere to. Don’t stress about achieving the most perfectly blended eye- we will be applying eyeshadow over this and it will smooth everything out.

Now it’s time to add dimension to this look. The Deep Amethyst shade in the palette is a delicate shimmering plum. It’s absolutely gorgeous! It has the perfect balance of shimmer and creaminess, creating the ideal satin texture. Press Deep Amethyst directly on top of the smoothed out black eyeliner. In doing so, you will notice that the shadow blends impeccably!  Really brightening and enlivening the darkness of the pencil.

The last step eyeshadow step is adding a pop of light! I’m simply blending in Aura, a shimmering rose, onto the inner corner of the eyelid. I love how this helps open up and brighten the eye. It glows but isn’t glittering.

Nontoxic Tutorial: Creating a Plum Smoky Eye with W3LL PEOPLE's nontoxic cosmetics.

Finish this smoky eye look with our Expressionist Mascara in Black. I chose to only focus on my upper lid, but if you love a good layer of mascara on the bottom lid- go for it!

If you’d like to convert this look into evening glam for an event or date, simply mimic the eyeshadow application on the bottom lid. Apply a thin smudged line of liner onto the bottom lash-line, and smooth it out with Deep Amethyst. Add a layer of our Expressionist Mascara, and you will instantly have the ultimate smoky eye!

Nontoxic Tutorial: Creating a Plum Smoky Eye with W3LL PEOPLE's nontoxic cosmetics.

Elevate your entire look by applying a quick swipe of highlighter and concealer. I apply a good amount of our Bio Brightener Stick to my cheekbone before I apply the Bio Correct Concealer (in Light). Once the highlighter is in place, I add a dab of concealer onto the inner half of the under-eye. I then blend both products together with my finger to create luminous coverage.

One of my makeup mantras is ‘choose your weapon’. This look clearly is about the eye, so I’m going to suggest that we keep the lips subtle with a layer of our Bio Extreme Gloss in Nudist. This gloss has natural peptides that plump the lips just enough to smooth them out and minimize fine lines, while this color adds dimension and shine without being too attention-grabbing.

You can watch me apply this entire look on our IGTV channel by clicking the link below or following us on Instagram @W3LLPEOPLE! We can’t wait to see this gorgeous look on you. Give it a try and #BEW3LL!

Nontoxic Holiday Makeup

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Hi, Brave Beauties! Shirley here from W3LL PEOPLE and today I’m going to show you one of my favorite classic holiday looks using our safe, non-toxic, cruelty-free cosmetic. This look features a bold, festive lip coupled with natural, glowing skin. W3LL PEOPLE has several incredible new products debuting in 2019, and it’s my honor to preview a couple of our new innovations during today’s tutorial.

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First, I prep my skin. I’m going to start with our Bio Booster Serum and our Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer. Those of you who have attended my master classes know how much I love the way these two products work together. I’m wearing Bio Tint in Medium. Typically I would match to Light, but I like to add a little color in the winter to warm my complexion. I combine about 1 1/2 pumps of Bio Tint with 2 nourishing drops of our Bio Booster Facial Serum, mix them together in my hand, and then press gently into my skin and blend.

What this creates is a custom serum foundation that delivers a really healthy finish on the skin. Slight imperfections still peek through (embrace them!), but it creates a gorgeous no-makeup makeup look that is radiant and glowy.

Next up is our Bio Correct Multi-Action Concealer, which is probably the most effective piece of makeup in my routine right now. Being a proud mom and business owner equates to some pretty hefty coverage needs! Less is more- a pea-sized amount is all I need to cover both eyes. What I love about this little guy is that A) It packs in a serious amount of coverage, and B) It’s loaded with organic coffee seed oil, which is going to stimulate the complexion, calming inflammation, and diminishing any puffiness around the eyes. For the record, our Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer also contains this organic coffee seed oil and it has an SPF of 30, so you’re getting both your glow and your protection with this foundation look.

When applying your concealer, make sure not to skip your eyelids. Not only does this help to instantly open and brighten your gaze, but our Bio Correct Multi-action Concealer also acts as a great eyeshadow primer.

At this point, you could leave your skin as-is. That would be my basic everyday foundation look. But, since this is a holiday look, I’m going to add a bit of extra coverage to help my makeup last well into the night. I’m going to take our NEW Bio Base Baked Foundation in Shade 4 (medium neutral), load it up onto my W3LL PEOPLE Kabuki Brush, and press it into my skin. The coverage is light to medium. It is so silky that I will use it to set my concealer and to minimize shine in my T zone. I polish my complexion using downward strokes with the Kabuki Brush to help blend and set the entire foundation.

Time to warm it up! I’m going to use our Bio Baked Bronzer and Kabuki Brush to add some subtle contouring along the perimeter of my forehead and beneath my cheekbone, essentially creating a ‘C’ shape along the edge of my face. You’ll notice that this instantly adds warmth and dimension to your skin.

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Would you like a special preview into 2019 at W3LL PEOPLE? We’ve started the buzz already, but here’s your chance to get a peek at some of the products we’re releasing in the new year, starting with our Expressionist Brow Gel (launching in February 2019!).

Start by clearing off any excess product from the brush. Apply it to brows by brushing with short, upward strokes. This is a powerful pigmented gel that acts as a brow tint and brow gel all in one. It adds just a hint of color to help your brows look fuller, and it will hold them in place all day long.

Now that you’ve met the Expressionist Brow Gel, I am also going to tease you with one more thing, our Nudist Eyeshadow Palettes, which will also be launching in early 2019. Today we’re going to create a bright-eyed look using our Nudist Taupe Palette. Next week I will be creating a sultry deep smokey eye using our Nudist Plum Palette. If you’re interested in the palette you can get first dibs when it launches by joining the waitlist

‘Bone’, a matte ivory, will be my base color. I’m going to apply this all over my eyelid. I prefer to press my shadow in which helps place it exactly where you want it.

Now, let’s add some dimension by pressing ‘Saddle‘, a warm matte tan, into our crease. I’m going to apply it by deliberately placing it into the crease of my eye. After wiping the excess color from my brush, I blend it out. You an also smooth it out with the tip of your finger to get a really natural smudged look.

Let’s add a little glow with ‘Luminaria’, a glistening champagne. This is actually my favorite color in the entire palette, I love light shades on my eyes and the way this color pops. I’m applying this to my eyelids, focusing mostly on the center and blending to the edges. Blend what’s left on the brush underneath the brows creating a soft highlight.

To further add dimension I’m going to use this illuminating bronze tone in the palette called ‘Adobe‘, which has a slight glisten to it. Once the four eyeshadow colors are in place, I use my finger to softly blend everything together.

Time for our Expressionist Liquid Eyeliner! To properly apply a tight line start by wiping any excess product off on the edge of the felt tip applicator as you extract the wand, then use the fine-pointed applicator to gently stipple the liner into the base of your lashes. It’s almost like you’re trying to dot it in between each lash hair. This technique follows your natural eye shape, makes your lashes look thicker and fuller while defining the eye. This eyeliner is built on performance and longevity, and you’ll absolutely love the way it wears.

I’m going to finish my eyes by applying our Expressionist Mascara. I think that mascara is the most magical part of any beauty routine, it just opens up the eyes and finishes the look so beautifully. I have a memorable catchphrase that I say often in my workshops, “Jiggle and Twirl”. Just nestle that wand really tight into your lashes, and then jiggle and twirl the brush all the way up to separate the lashes while delivering the perfect amount of product. I apply two coats per eye, and you’ll notice that our mascara stays malleable for a few seconds, giving you enough time to work with your lashes and apply that second coat. It doesn’t get super dry, crunchy, spidery, or flakey.

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If you know me, you know that mascara and blush are my two most sacred products. I simply don’t feel alive without blush, and our Nudist Multi-Use Powder Duo delivers a gorgeous, universally flattering shade of warm coral along with a beautiful golden highlighter. I used our Flat Foundation Brush to apply the coral shade to the apples of my cheeks and then gently blend.

Now we’re going to highlight with the golden shade from the Nudist Multi-Use Powder Duo. This shade is super versatile…a good rule of thumb is to apply it where sunlight would naturally hit your face. I’m going to apply it onto the tops of my cheekbones, bridge of my nose, and center of my forehead. Then I wipe off my brush and use it to blend the glow right into my skin. Our highlighter is different from our Bio Brightener Cream. It’s a powder instead of a cream, but it’s also a little warmer and golden, versus Bio Brightener which is a little cooler. Depending on your complexion and which tones you prefer, you might want to highlight with the Bio Brightener Stick instead.

The final piece of our holiday look is our Optimist Lipstick in Retrograde. If this gorgeous shade of red isn’t enough to win you over, the locking, mirrored tube will surely impress you. Retrograde is the most neutral, wearable red. It has a blue, yet warm undertone and a lot of depth, almost like an oxblood. You can apply our Optimist Lipstick directly to lips for a classic, semi-matte lipstick look, or apply it with a Lipstick Brush and blot it off to wear it as a stain. This is really the finishing touch on this holiday look!

This holiday look that can be easily transformed from day to night. Follow this tutorial for the skin, eyes, and cheeks but use a neutral Optimist Lip Shade like Let it Go for daytime. When you are ready to take it up a notch, switch to Retrograde!

Thanks for spending the morning with me and following along as I created this nontoxic holiday look. Sending warm holiday wishes to you + yours from our entire team at W3LL PEOPLE!

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This holiday look that can be easily transformed from day to night. Stop before the lipstick and you’ll have a great look for the office, then throw on your Optimist Lipstick before you head out to that holiday party and you’re ready to roll.

Thanks for following along as I created this nontoxic holiday look. Sending warm holiday wishes to you + yours from our entire team at W3LL PEOPLE!

Optimist Lipstick Collection by W3LL PEOPLE

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A bold pop of lipstick is one of the most iconic looks in beauty. When paired with glowing skin and defined lashes there’s simply no stopping you from feeling like your fiercest self. W3LL PEOPLE has long dreamed of adding a good-for-you lipstick to our collection of nontoxic products, and this fall we officially launched our Optimist Lipstick Collection.

Over a series of months, our team tested and retested the formula to ensure that it could outlast it’s toxic competition, while still presenting you with the impressive ingredient deck that you’ve come to expect from our high-quality, nontoxic products.  When it comes to color, we wanted bold pigments that could wear like a long-lasting stain, while still looking and feeling like a luxe lipstick. Our Optimist Lipsticks are currently available in 6 iconic shades that were thoughtfully curated to provide you with a collection of equally loveable and wearable shades that flatter all skin tones.

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Optimist is a USDA certified organic lipstick that provides high-impact, long-lasting color, intense moisture, and a weightless semi-matte texture. Like all of our products, it has been formulated using beneficial botanical ingredients like organic aloe, organic shea, organic castor oil, organic capuacu butter, luxurious silk, and organic beeswax.

With such an incredible formula we couldn’t help but upgrade the packaging, as well. Our Optimist Lipsticks come in an innovative graphite tube that locks and opens with the press of a button, ensuring that you never end up with lipstick in your purse or makeup bag, and the mirrored end makes lipstick touch-ups on-the-go quick and effortless.

Take advantage of our Fall Beauty Box and get a full-size Optimist Lipstick in Choose Love for FREE! Spend $150 at W3LLPEOPLE.COM or at our W3LLPEOPLE Studio in Austin, Texas, and we’ll include all the products pictured below FREE with your order. No code required. Valid November 2-10, 2018 while supplies last.

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Are you ready to try a swipe of Optimist? Head over to W3LLPEOPLE.COM now to shop the entire collection and share your finished looks with us on Instagram using #BEW3LL and @W3LLPEOPLE.

Everyday Fall Beauty 2018

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In the beauty industry the change of seasons is often associated with color, but what is often overlooked is the change in the weather and how it might impact the products you apply to your skin.

Our green beauty guru, Shirley Pinkson, recently debuted our new Optimist Lipstick Collection on Instagram Story, and so many of you inquired about her makeup routine that we thought it was the perfect opportunity to walk you through Shirley’s everday fall beauty routine. Shirley says of our products, “All of our W3LL PEOPLE products have been formulated to perform as hybrid makeup x skincare products, which makes them ideal when transitioning from one season to the next. Beneficial ingredients such as aloe, coconut oil, jojoba oil, calming chamomile, or brightening peptides from algae, coffee and pomegranate help support your skin so that it can look it’s very best.”

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“I start with the complexion,” she continued, “It’s no secret that winter is dry, but it’s often those weeks when the humid summer air leaves and the dry fall air moves in, that we can really feel it in our skin. I help support my skin through the transition by combining 1-2 drops of our Bio Booster Facial Serum with our Bio Tint Multi-Action Moisturizer. It creates a custom serum foundation that really infuses your skin with all the good stuff — turmeric, broccoli seed oil, macadamia oil, red raspberry oil, just to name a few! —  along with a healthy glow and even skin tone! It’s truly skincare that you can wear all day.”

To finish off her complexion, Shirley sweeps our Bio Baked Bronzer from cheek to temple in a C shape for a fresh dose of warming color, and then pats the apples of her cheeks with our Nudist Multi-Use Stick in Nude Berry, her signature color!

To set the entire look, while also creating a soft focus, luminous finish, she sweeps a light layer of our Bio Baked Brightening Powder onto her entire face. Shirley explains, “A setting powder isn’t as important for me in the cooler months, which is why the Bio baked Brightening Powder is perfect. It sets your makeup to increase staying power but doesn’t make your skin matte. It allows you to keep that glowy, fresh look.”

Speaking of glowing skin, Pinkson offers up one of her pro tips, “Some people wake up with a glow. Some people don’t. Where you live, your skin type, your age, and even your hormones can impact how much of a glow your skin has naturally. There’s no shame in having to fake it, and we have the perfect product to do just that. If you want to turn up your glow even more, pop a small amount of our Bio Brightener Stick onto the peaks of your complexion (cheekbones, bridge of nose, and brow bone). Instant glow!”

 

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Shirley is in love with every shade of our new Optimist Lipstick Collection and says she plans to make her fall and winter beauty routine all about the lips, “The Optimist isn’t just a lipstick, it’s a dose of moisture, hydration, and protection for your precious lips thanks to organic jojoba oil, aloe and cupuacu butter. It will help keep your lips soft and supple.”

She’s pairing the lipstick with understated eyes, explaining “I’m keeping things simple and bright on my eyes with just two coats of our Expressionist Mascara, and a tight line of the Expressionist Liquid Liner to define my lash-line. I then choose a long wearing, nourishing Optimist Lipstick shade that fits my mood for the day! Today I popped on Soulmate, which is a soft, understated peach. It’s one of the more subtle colors in the collection, and it perfectly compliments the color on my cheeks.”

We loved sharing Shirley’s go-to beauty routine with you and we hope that you gained some tangible tips that will help you transition your beauty routine this fall! #BEW3LL!

 

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