Category Archives: Purpicks Blogs

Skincare products to switch up your vanity this Spring!

It’s the second most exciting time of the year first obviously being the Christmas week. Any guesses? . . . If you said/thought about Spring, you are absolutely on board with our excitement! Yay! Spring is almost around the corner and it’s almost time to put away all your thick winter wear and bring out […]

Is Magnesium a magic mineral with real benefits or just a fad?

The personal care industry, in the past couple of years has seen a rampant increase in the use of ‘beauty oils’ in products, especially in skincare and haircare products. These oils are available in a variety of types: Coconut oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil, lavender oil etc. these oils have been talked about so much […]

Bid adieu to puffy eyes and dark-circles

Heavy black under-eye circles and puffiness around the eyes is one common concern among men and women of all ages, don’t you agree? All of us conveniently and unknowingly assume it is solely because of the lack of sleep, don’t we? But have you ever noticed that sometimes even when you go to bed early […]

Benefits of Red-Tea in Your Skincare Routine

Food for thought: Did you know Rooibos is also called red-tea? Green tea has been a staple ingredient in the natural skincare industry for a long time, however, red tea (Commonly labelled as ‘Rooibos’ ‘African red tea’ ‘red bush extracts’) has slowly started to gain its popularity among the green beauty community. People have started […]

Achieve a natural makeup look with natural MarieNatie products

Makeup Must Haves 2018's Best Eyeliner

How amazing would it be if you could achieve an effortless, subtle and natural looking makeup look with just a few products that are all natural and organic! We put together some products from MarieNatie that you could add to your makeup routine to achieve the look without having to worry about craploads of chemicals […]

Try these deodorants to avoid pesky yellow sweat stains

Ugly yellow stains near your underarms on your favourite outfit? That’s probably one nightmare we’d like to avoid. Have you ever wondered what causes the stains? If you are one among the gazillion people who believe that it’s the sweat that dries up to leave the yellow residue, we hate to (read hate, as love!) […]

3 Natural Oils And Masks To Nourish Your Dry Hair Back To Life

3 Natural Oils And Masks To Nourish Your Dry Hair Back To Life   Whether your strands are over-worked from maintaining a beautiful platinum blond (or hiding the grays)) or you’re hooked to heat-styling tools, your hair may need a bit more nourishment to make sure your strands don’t look (or feel) dry and frizzy! […]

Say bye to SLS, and hello to these 3 SLS-free shampoos

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and its cousin Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) are getting more and more well known as culprits to avoid in our shampoo (Woot!). But there are a whole lot of chemicals to avoid! But we hear you – it is difficult to find “organic” and “natural” shampoo where you feel like you’re […]

6 Reasons to Ditch Your Drugstore Body Wash

Unlike body butters and balms, body washes do not linger on our bodies all that much. However, consider that your pores are a little bit bigger when you’re in a hot shower! And, consider that our wastewater treatment plants do not filter chemicals from our personal care products, these ingredients end up in our drinking […]

Makeup Must Haves: 2018’s Best Eyeliners (With Prices)

From pencils to liquids to gels, eyeliner options are practically limitless — and the LOOKS are also limitless. While an eyeliner is a staple inside more or less everyone’s make-up bag, it is not easy to find one that goes on smoothly, that can do that smokey smudge above the lashes, and that slick glide […]