Category Archives: Purpicks Blogs

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 […]

3 Nontoxic Mascaras for Va-Va-Voom Lashes To Try Right Now!

  There are so many amazing DIY recipes for lotions, body butter and deodorants. However, it is one thing to make a body butter from scratch but it is completely another to make a mascara that goes right by your eyes in the comforts of your own home.  Unless you know how to properly preserve […]

3 Eco eyeshadows that’ll up your makeup game

Green makeup? 10 years ago, those words wouldn’t sound very sexy. Now, they’re absolutely game changers. Pigmentation is pretty key when it comes to eyeshadows but what’s also important? Blendability (is that a word? It is for the next 3 mins..) and wearability!  Yet gone are the days where you question performance of “eco”, “natural” […]

3 New-Generation Natural Lipglosses

  Remember back in the day when your hair would stick to your lip gloss? Let’s forget those days and look forward to new generation of lipglosses that are formulated without parabens and other harmful chemicals that also deliver the perfect shine, colour and hydration that your lips deserve. Here’s a roundup of 3 lipglosses […]