Human Nature's New Nude Lipsticks Are Made To Make You Bloom | Clozette


There's just something about swiping on some lipstick that elevates our mood, no matter how challenging a day, a week or a month has been. It delivers confidence and a surge of energy that is simple yet fascinating.


Given this, PETA-certified cruelty-free and natural beauty and lifestyle brand Human Nature came up with their line of 'my lips but better' (MLBB) lipsticks with this idea in mind. Officially released earlier this year but only made its formal debut last May, these lippies are already causing buzz among Human Nature patrons for their high colour pay-off and non-drying formula. But these lipsticks are more than just another tube on the block.


Lipsticks that remind us we are 'Made To Bloom'


Human Nature's Made To Bloom line is composed of five Filipino skin tone-matching shades aligned with values that every woman aspire to channel every day: Grace (pink nude), Wisdom (light tan), Strength (chestnut brown), Warmth (brick red), and Joy (rosy nude). Its aim is not just to jump on the whole 'my lips but better' trend but also to remind women that they are 'beautifully, wonderfully made to bloom' — even in moments when they forget it themselves. 


Human Nature Made To Bloom Swatches

Left to right: The five shades of the Made To Bloom lipstick range retails for PHP495/~USD9.50 each; the swatches from top to bottom are Grace, Strength, Warmth, Joy, and Wisdom. 


“We are all journeying to become more and more who we are... magnificent creatures made to spread love and create beauty in our lives,” shares Anna Meloto-Wilk, co-founder and president of Human Nature, when asked about the brand's vision on creating this lipstick line. 


The lipsticks are infused with cocoa butter and passion fruit seed oil, which gives it a moisturising creamy matte finish fit for all-day wear. Plus, as always with Human Nature products, no mineral oil, carmine, synthetic dyes or other toxic chemicals are involved in making these gorgeous lippies. Even the packaging comes in a sturdy and beautifully designed paper packaging to lessen the use of plastic. Great news for our eco-warrior ladies out there, too.


Human Nature Made To Bloom Lipstick Photo


So if you're looking for your next MLBB shade, why not grab a tube (or two) from Human Nature's Made To Bloom lipstick line? Maybe you can even pick the shade name that embodies your most prized value as an empowered woman for that daily dose of inspiration and motivation.


Find out more about Human Nature's Made To Bloom's lipsticks here


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It’s the first Monday of the month and new things are coming our way! It’s just been a few days since our last roundup, but tons of exciting updates have already popped up. Aside from the fact that Taylor Swift showed support for Equality on Instagram, there are lots of news bites that you might have missed this weekend. Read on to find out the latest happenings in the worlds of fashion and beauty.

 

Taylor Swift showed support for equality for Pride month



In the past years, the singer has avoided voicing out her political opinions, much to the disappointment of some fans. That’s why her recent activities come as a welcome surprise to all. In honour of Pride month this June, the singer takes to Instagram to share her advocacy. Taylor Swift showed support for equality by posting a letter to a Tennessee Senator and her followers to urge them to fight for the Equality Act. Aside from that, the singer wore a rainbow-coloured ensemble at her 2019 iHeartRadio Wango Tango performance. Whether she’ll speak about other issues soon, only time will tell.


Christian Louboutin Beauty is finally in Singapore


Taylor Swift showed support for equality and Christian Louboutin Beauty launching in Singapore are the latest news this week

Christian Louboutin Velvet Matte Lip Colours, SGD142 each


The Parisian beauty house is finally bringing their beauty collections to the Lion City. Add boldness to your looks with their upcoming lip, eye, and nail collections that will surely bring empowering colour to the wearer. With tons of their products available in matte and metallic, you’ll have a lot of shades to choose from. Christian Louboutin Beauty will officially open on 1 July at TANGS at Tang Plaza Level 1.


Beyoncé channels the Lion Queen at the Wearable Art Gala



It’s not until next month shall we see Disney’s live-action adaptation of Lion King on the silver screen, but we’re already treated to a real-life Lion Queen, courtesy of Queen Bey. Beyoncé channelled her character, Nala, as she attended the recent Wearable Art Gala. The singer came to the event wearing a gold sequined catsuit with a big lion on the bodice. Hosted by the singer's mum, Tina Knowles-Lawson, the annual event had “A Journey to the Pride Lands” as its theme to celebrate the upcoming film. The singer took things up a notch by posting a clip of her daughter, Blue Ivy, lip-syncing to The Circle of Life.



Lush launches their first-ever makeup brush collection


Woman uses a vegan brush to apply makeup

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Lush has always been there to depend on if we’re in search of eco-friendly beauty products. As if that wasn’t enough, the brand decided to extend its range and produce make-up brushes. This new collection will be vegan and 100 per cent cruelty-free, made up of recyclable and biodegradable materials. These makeup brushes, however, stray from the colourful and glittery theme their products always seem to have. All are plain black-and-gold, but they’re surely looking luxurious and soft to touch.


(Cover photo from: @taylorswift)




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This month marks an iconic moment for the LGBTQ+ community because it's the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The 1969 riot — that started the morning of 28 June and ended 1 July — played a big role in the gay liberation movement against police brutality and social prejudice. It became the fire that ignited conversations and advocacies towards fighting for LGBTQ+ rights that translated up to today. And for this very reason that we celebrate Pride Month all over the world in June. 


Pride has transformed into a brighter movement, with people all over the world sharing messages of love and endurance. And yes, even our favourite beauty brands show support by launching Pride-related limited releases with profits pledged for LGBTQ+ initiatives. Curious? Here's a look at some of the beauty brands supporting #PRIDE2019 that you wouldn't want to miss. 


Beautyblender



Everyone's favourite beauty sponge not only changed their logo colours for the month but also announced in full rainbow effect their latest initiative for Pride. Promising to donate 10 per cent of the proceeds of their Pride collection to LGBTQ projects via the Human Rights Campaign, their official announcement also notes that one's unique self-expression is important because "the only thing that should blend in about you is your foundation." We saw what you did there, Beautyblender!


Marc Jacobs Beauty



Love MJB products? Then why not add this glamorously glossy collection to your next shopping spree? The brand's bestselling Enamored Dazzling Gloss Lip Lacquer collection introduces six new shades just for Pride Month. Ten percent of the proceeds from 6 June to 10 July 2019 will go to Sage, an organisation supporting older members of the LGBTQ+ community. We're already eyeing shades Tempt Me (second from the top) and Not Sorry (fourth from the top). How about you?


Milk Makeup



The New York-based makeup brand just launched their Wear Your Pride beauty set and we are ecstatic. With a full-sized Glitter Stick, one mini Holographic Stick in Stardust, a mini Kush Mascara and a limited edition rainbow Milk Makeup pouch, not only is this the perfect glow travel kit you'll ever own at a discounted rate (USD28 for a USD52 value), 100 per cent of the net proceeds of this collection goes to the LGBT Center, one of the biggest organisations working towards LGBTQ+ rights. 


Urban Decay



It takes boldness to embrace your true self and that's how these UD Heavy Metal Glitter Liners make us feel. Donating 25 per cent of the purchase price to The Stonewall Foundation — yes, the one built to commemorate the Stonewall Riots — Urban Decay wants these liners to inspire everyone to Sparkle Out Loud and be their best and beautiful selves, no holds barred. 



Tarte Cosmetics



Teaming up with Jessie Paege, a YouTuber who came out as bisexual last year and a known advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, Tarte launched its Let It Rain-bow eyeshadow palette in time for Pride Month.  All the shades not only boast great colour pay-off but also inspire with encouraging words through their shade names. But that's not all — the brand also pledged USD25,000, regardless of product sales, to The Trevor Project, an organisation focused on suicide prevention for the LGBTQ youth. 


(Cover photo from: @milkmakeup; @tartecosmetics


Yearning for more rainbow-themed picks in celebration of Pride Month? These Rainbow Disney items are just perfect!


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