July 21, 2017

SWAP FOR SAFER | COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops




The highlighter trend of 2017 would not have been complete without the release of the COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops...AKA liquid metal highlight in a tube. This liquid highlighter is intensely pigmented and can be worn alone, on top of your foundation, or mixed in.


While the Custom Enhancer Drops are Cruelty-Free and Vegan, some of the ingredients are not so friendly.


So let's talk about the clean product you can swap it out for!





    Maya Chia The Highlight of the Day Illuminating Serum | $42    


The pearlized mineral sheen is suspended in an ultra lightweight, easily absorbed infusion of the world’s most nutrient-rich botanicals. It is makeup that is a treat for the health of your skin and what we hope will be a highlight to your day.





Available in 3 shades: The Happy Hour (cool-toned pink), The Golden Hour (warm golden champagne), After Hours (golden bronze). 


This liquid highlighter offers a gorgeous natural healthy glow to the skin while still giving it that beautiful luminosity that the COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops provide. You can purchase these directly from the Maya Chia Website and Credo Beauty.


Ingredients:

Supercritical Chia (Salvia hispanica) Seed Oil, Brassica Oleracea (Broccoli) Seed Oil, Capriylic/ Capric Triglyceride, *Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, *Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Non-GMO, Mica, Iron Oxide, Titanium Oxide, (+/- Iron Oxide)  *2% Essential Oils

*Organic Ingredients or Wildcrafted (when available)


Cruelty-Free & Vegan





Compared to....





     COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops | $42     


A formula of ultra-concentrated, illuminating and bronzing drops to customize your ideal glow with a liquid metal or sunkissed finish. 





Available in 9 shades, this liquid highlighter is highly pigmented and allows you to customize your look from intense to just a subtle glow. Wear this alone, on top of your foundation, or mixed in with any liquid to enhance your skin's natural glow. This product can be purchased at Sephora


While the colors are stunning...the ingredients.....not so much.


Ingredients:

Dimethicone, Synthetic Wax, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Sucrose Tetrastearate Triacetate, Silica, Polybutene, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Trimethylsiloxysilicate/DimethiconolCrosspolymer, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Silica Silylate, PentaerythritylTetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate. May Contain:Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).


Polybutene can be derived from petroleum and is used as a plasticizer or viscosity agent, and many of the ingredients in this product are dimethicone or silicone based products that can block your pores and lead to skin irritations. 


Cruelty-Free & Vegan





If you want that "I've just been out in the sun all day and my skin looks radiant and healthy", go for the product that physically HELPS your skin! The Maya Chia not only gives your skin the look of a glow, but the ingredients will actually help your skin to look more dewy and glowy without the makeup.

Use the code beautybybritanie to save you 10% at checkout at Maya Chia! Courtesy of gorgeous Britanie, check her out on instagram, @britaniefaith.





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