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Tata Harper Brand Review

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I put up this picture on Instagram the other night and realized that I have tried so many products from the line but don’t have a full brand review on my blog. So I thought I would give a quick synopsis of all the pieces from the Tata Harper line that I have tried and loved.
1. Regenerating Cleanser – This was the second product I ever tried from the line and has become my favorite so far. It is one of the gentlest yet most effective exfoliating cleansers that I can use daily. It has a slight grainy texture but one that never irritates my skin or aggravates it when I am breaking out. My favorite time to use it is in the morning because it helps wake my skin up and any makeup I apply after goes on flawlessly.
2. Nourishing Oil Cleanser – This may be one of the thickest cleansing oils in my collection, but it breaks down so easily with just the addition of warm water. It cuts through all my makeup, and then rinses it away effortlessly leaving my skin hydrated and soft. 
3. Refreshing Cleanser – For times when my skin is dry or extra sensitive, I like the creamy feel of the Refreshing Cleanser to help comfort and nourish my face. It doesn’t remove makeup for me, but is a great one to follow the Nourishing Oil Cleanser for an added bit of hydration. I received a ton of suggestions to try this cleanser next so that is on my list!
4. Resurfacing Mask – I have already finished this which is why it’s not pictured, but this was the first Tata Harper product I ever tried. It is an amazing exfoliating mask that leaves my skin radiant and glowy, while also helping break down any dark spots or hyperpigmentation. 
5. Replenishing Nutrient Complex – While face oils are aplenty in my collection, this one from Tata Harper is like a multivitamin for my skin. It is on the richer side in terms of texture, so only one roll can cover my entire face and I prefer it more in the winter. My favorite way to use it is alone after the Resurfacing Mask – I wake up the next morning and my skin is glowing!
6. Hydrating Floral Essence – This is definitely at a steep price point for a hydrating mist, but I do find that it’s wonderful at helping instantly calm my skin if it’s feeling tight or uncomfortable. I have recently been waking up in the morning with slightly drier skin because of the weather changes, so I keep it on my nightstand so I can mist my face first thing in the morning and it immediately helps soothe my skin and wake me up.
7. Restorative Eye Cream – This is the only eye cream I have tried from Tata Harper and enjoy it for a soothing and comforting treatment when my eyes feel dry and tight. I don’t find it helps reduce any darkness unfortunately, but is amazing at smoothing out the under eye area and prepping it for concealer and makeup.
8. Moisturizing Mask – As a last step in my routine, I love to pat in this Moisturizing Mask to give my skin an overnight boost of hydration. A little goes a long way and if I add too much, it can stay tacky and stick to my pillowcase. Ugh. So the trick is using the smallest amount and then it absorbs nicely but still maintains moisture in the skin and I wake up with my face looking plump and supple.
9. Clarifying Moisturizer – I just recently began testing this new launch from Tata Harper and was excited to see it was designed for oily and blemish prone skin. It dries down to a gorgeous matte finish and has become one of my favorite moisturizers to wear under my makeup. 
10. Concentrated Brightening Essence – As a huge proponent of using essences in my skincare routine, this one from Tata Harper was a big hit for me because it had the added benefit of helping brighten the skin. It did take me a few weeks of using to notice a difference, but over time I did see an overall evening of the skin and my complexion appeared much brighter.
11. Smoothing Body Scrub – There is nothing I love more than a good body exfoliation session in the shower. My complaint often is that scrubs can be too oily leaving my shower a dangerous mess after! This Smoothing Body Scrub from Tata Harper is dense, rich and incredibly decadent but the oils are not running everywhere. A little can go a long way with this scrub, but it is truly one of the most effective ones I have in my collection. While I love to use a body lotion after, I don’t necessarily need one after this because it’s so hydrating and softening. If you are looking for a great gift idea, this scrub is a perfect one!
12. Purifying Mask – I love a good detoxifying mask and I blew through this one in just a few weeks because I loved using it so regularly. It helps clarify my skin without ever drying it out. I found that my breakouts were minimized and my skin looked less oily when using regularly once a week. 

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5 Natural Beauty Products To Put On Your Radar

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More and more over the past year or so, I have become drawn to natural skincare brands. Maybe because many of these brands are really stepping up their game when it comes to efficacy and I am really seeing results. I was never one to go the natural route with my makeup and skincare because I never saw the changes in my skin that I did with traditional over-the-counter brands. But that has since changed and I am finding a plethora of products that wow me immediately. Here are 5 that I have been testing and found to deliver quite well on their results:
1. Pestle & Mortar Pure Hyaluronic Serum – Could the packaging be any more perfect and chic? Maybe it was the understated clean aesthetic that initially drew me to this product, but what is in the bottle impressed me even more. A few pumps of this lightweight serum that absorbs instantly leaves my skin feeling like it has had an infusion of moisture. After only a few days of using, my skin looked plump and fresh and was able to maintain moisture levels longer throughout the day. I think this is a product that anyone can add into their routine because all skin types could benefit from more moisture.
2. Kypris Moonlight Catalyst – Buzz does not even begin to describe this brand and specifically this product. Kypris has been disrupting the skincare industry with their natural yet highly effective formulas. This particular serum has ingredients that perform much like retinol but are all natural in composition. The formula helps to regenerate the cells and boost turnover – which translated for me in gorgeous, glowy skin. I find that using this regularly helps reduce and heal any breakouts I may be having, while preventing future ones. I also experience smoother, more even toned skin – and less redness overall. It became a great all encompassing skin perfecting serum that targeted almost any and every concern I have. The only tip is that SPF must be worn during the day when using this regularly. No use in treating the skin with a great serum and then undoing it every day in the sun.
3. Tata Harper Concentrated Brightening Essence – Annnnnd the Tata Harper love affair continues. I have a few favorites from the line (this cleanser, this cleanser and this mask being my top 3), and this essence was another hit. While most of the essences in my collection target moisture levels and hydration, I enjoyed that this had the added benefit of brightening. The results were not instant, but more gradual and subtle. However, I am still using this every single morning and night and my usual hyperpigmentation I get on my forehead and hairline each summer is much less pronounced than ever before. While it may not be my strongest brightening or lightening product in my collection, it is something I have found to be helpful in an overall brightening skincare routine. I use it after I have cleansed and toned, but before I apply my serums. Patting it into my skin is my preferred method of applying essences, and no cotton is needed! 
4. May Lindstrom The Blue Cocoon – If there was a hall of fame for natural skincare products, May Lindstrom would be one of the first inductees – I am sure of it. Her products are luxurious, pleasurable and effective. I have been eyeing this beauty balm ever since falling in love with this cleanser and this mask, and it was every bit the slice of skincare heaven I thought it would be. It’s intensely rich, but surprisingly not greasy or suffocating on my oily skin. After playing around with it for a bit, I find that it works best for me when used alone after cleansing and toning. I love getting it on my bare skin and allowing all the oils to soothe and calm my skin. On the advice of May herself, I massage it in to very damp skin making sure to breathe in all of the aromatic scents (the whole process is almost ritualistic) and then apply a generous amount of the Jasmine Garden after to add in more moisture. I had my mom use it one night, and she woke up the next morning asking if I could scoop out a bit for her to have because her skin looked absolutely radiant! We have both been using it non-stop ever since. 
5. May Lindstrom The Jasmine Garden – If there is one thing that may seem nonessential in my skincare routine, but in fact is very essential are my face mists. I love using them after a nice acid toner/during the day/after a hydrating mask – frankly it is always a good time to mist in my opinion. I adore this particular one because of its soothing properties. Not only does my skin feel hydrated (duh – it’s a mist after all LOL), but if anything is irritated or red it begins to calm after a few minutes of spraying this mist. And using it in conjunction with the Blue Cocoon is magic. 
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What are some of your favorite natural skincare products? Leave me a comment below because I am always looking for new ones to try!

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