Spring is in full swing, and I don’t know about you, but it’s gotten me in the mood to do a clean sweep of my makeup stash. What remains in my little three tiered set of drawers and a makeup bag are my HG products, along with a few new discoveries, two of which I was introduced to through the Love Goodly for April & May, one of my favorite clean beauty subscriptions boxes.
If you’re new to Love Goodly, they offer what’s called the Essential Bi-Monthly subscription box. How it works is, every two months, they’ll send you a curated selection of 4-5 beauty and lifestyle products – ranging from skincare and makeup, to eco style accessories and healthy snacks – all of which are non-toxic, vegan, and cruelty-free. The items are generously sized (which means you have plenty of product to test!) and the total box value always exceeds $80. The Essential box currently ships to the US for $34.95 bi-monthly, as well as Canada for $50.95 bi-monthly.
Love Goodly also donates a portion of each sale to support a worthy cause. This Love Goodly box supports Farm Sanctuary, whose mission is “to protect farm animals from cruelty, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals, and promote compassionate vegan living”.
Now let’s take a peek inside!
Love Goodly April/May 2019 Review
The April/May 2019 Love Goodly Essential box features five items total – from spring-ready, all-natural makeup, to guilt-free snacks. Here’s the full rundown, starting with my new two favorites from natural beauty brand 100% Pure…
100% Pure Cocoa Butter Matte Lipstick (Value: $30) – This is by-far one of my favorite non-toxic lipsticks! The shades are rich and vibrant, and build to full-coverage in just two swipes. Best of all, real fruit pigments give these lipsticks their color – nothing more! The lipsticks are also formulated with cocoa and shea butters, which create a smooth finish while nourishing and moisturizing lips. Subscribers get to choose their lipstick shade – the one I’m wearing here is called ‘Sahara’ (it’s the perfect neutral, medium rosy-nude for someone with light-medium skin!). You can check out 100% Pure’s full range of lipstick shades here.
100% Pure Bamboo Blur Powder (Value: $41) – If you’re looking for a barely-there, ultra-lightweight setting powder, this is it! The translucent shade (which all subscribers received in the month’s box) is formulated with just one ingredient – bamboo silica – which gives skin a silky, slightly satiny finish while also helping to absorb oil throughout the day.
In addition to the translucent shade (which I’m wearing in the above photo), the powder is also available in three fruit-pigmented, antioxidant-rich shades – light, medium, and tan. You can find all four here on 100% Pure’s website.
ALKA-WHITE The Alkaline Oral Cleanse (Value: $9.99) – Did you know the pH of your mouth can affect things like tooth sensitively, tooth enamel strength, and even your breath? This kit comes with a pH test strip to check your mouth’s current pH levels, along with a 5-day oral cleanse that’s formulated with turmeric and coconut oil to restore natural pH levels, whiten teeth, freshen breath, and improve overall oral health. It’s easy to use too – the effervescent tablets can be dissolved in water or broken up and chewed to create a rinse/paste to use in place of toothpaste, or as a refresher when you’re on-the-go.
Delia Organics Creme de la Creme Body Whip (Value: $21.99) – Formulated with ingredients like shea fruit butter, apricot kernel oil, and panthenol (vitamin B5), this all-natural, organic body cream is perfect for moisturizing skin – all year long – while adding a healthy, sheer glow. The best part? It’s lightweight, non-greasy, and absorbs quickly, and to top it off, it has a deliciously warm yet subtle vanilla and cinnamon sugar scent!
Angie’s Boomchickapop Sea Salt Popcorn (Value: $2.50) – Last by not least, they’ve included some healthy eats! This 3-ingredient popcorn is all-natural and super tasty yet low in calories. The purse-friendly bag is also perfect for snacking on-the-go! I can’t wait to try out their White Cheddar popcorn next! 🙂
*The box was sent to me by Love Goodly for review consideration.