Perfect Christmas gift for a clean beauty lover.

If you know a skincare enthusiast that cares for using clean, healthy, nontoxic beauty products, then this is the perfect gift you can give.

Everything about this set convinced me to write a review about it and to recommend it to you. Thanks to Malie Organics, my clean beauty Christmas gift arrived earlier this year, so I was able to test all the products for a while now and write this review.



Let me tell you more about this BotanyBeauty box. First things firsts:

1. The packaging:

High-end, elegant and very well thought. Why do I say this?

They paid so much attention to details: from the beautiful gold logo, to the details inside the box, the greeting “Aloha”–that shows their origins–to the clear lists of ingredients. They even added – to each product box – a small tag that has 5 informative categories:

  • what it is
  • what it does
  • how to use
  • who is it for
  • ingredients



Also, the Botany Beauty box comes with a guide that shows a description of some of their other products, listing all the ingredients and honest reviews from real people.




2. The ingredients in each product:

Malie Organics is powered by plant science, organic and fragrance-free. They blend botanicals with essential oils from flowers and herbs. All their formulas are clean formulas.


3. What’s inside the box?

You will get 4 amazing products:

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Illuminating Serum (this one is my number 1 favorite)

I apply it at nigh, after I remove my makeup, to a fresh clean face. Then I use my rose quartz roller and massage my face for 5 minutes (if you haven’t try it already, you are really missing out!)

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Luxe Eye Cream

It takes just 1 minute to apply this age-defying cream around my eyes in the morning.

I wake up with a glowing looking skin because of the oil that I applied at night, and this cream makes sure my under eye area is well hydrated. The serum and the eye cream are also a perfect makeup base. I sometimes go out wearing just these 2 because my face doesn’t need anything else. It glows and looks healthy.

I have been using this  eye cream for a month now and I already see how it helped with the thin lines that I was having under my eyes. That is due to the plant based Alpha Hydroxy Acids that this formula contains. Also, the Hyaluronic Acids, the Plant Peptides, and the Witch Hazel will help with calming any irritations, reduce puffiness, and enhancing a firmer looking appearance.


Hydrosol Facial Tonic

This one is perfect to have and keep in your purse! You can use it to refresh your skin throughout the day, you can use it on your hair (controls frizz and gives a nice texture to curls).

I like to use it to refresh my face before applying my makeup. I have to be honest with you: I am using it a lot because it’s an aromatherapeutic blend that helps calming my face from redness. It’s 100% pure Jasmine and Rose Hydrosols.


Cleansing Polish

The texture of this one is awesome! I like to let it stay on my face for 3-5 minutes then rinse it with cold water. After using it for quite a while I’ve been noticing that my skin feels very soft and much brighter. This polish helps decongest and exfoliate dull, dead skin cells without harming or irritating the skin.



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You can read more and purchase this set here.



I was so excited when Malie Organics contacted me and told me that they are sending my way this gorgeous set from their line Botany Beauty. All they asked in return was for me to post a picture on my Instagram account. But as soon as I tried these products, I fell in love with them. That’s why I decided to share my honest opinion about this set.



Perfect stocking stuffers ideas for her. Clean beauty treats.

Fill your loved ones stockings with things they will actually like, not just with knick-knacks that will end up not being used.

These ones are so good that you will be tempted to keep them for yourself. But remember, you are not just giving gifts, you are also helping somebody to take care of herself.

What better way to show you care about someone than knowing 100% that what you’re offering is good, clean, nontoxic.


Let’s go right into it: these are my picks

  1. Comforting Hand Balm by Metta Skincare

We all know how the skin on our hands can get in the winter time: dry, red, and completely dehydrated. So, why not giving this amazing hand balm by Metta?

Metta is an organic, artisan-grow, ethical brand from Melbourne, Australia that produces handmade vegan skincare. I tried it myself and I love it. The consistency of this balm is like a mousse and it works out wonders for dry skin.

The skin on our hands and neck is usually the one that shows up our age. So why not taking care of it and keeping it healthy! In this way we can age beautifully.


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Get it here.


2. Clean Essential Kit by Follain

This is a perfect gift for someone that wants to start their journey in clean beauty. It’s the perfect starter pack, if you wish. Inside, you will find the following natural products:


The neat thing that you can do if you decide to offer this kit is that you can give these goodies to several people.


*If you would like to get $15% off for this kit use code ref15_ecxzo2. It’s that easy!

Read more about the Clean Essential Kit here.

Get it here.

Also, I have a giveaway running right now on my Instagram- vanessamartinez77 Hurry up because tomorrow I will announce the winner!


3. Ultimate Styling Lotion by Evolvh.

This one it’s like a does-it-all product that doesn’t let your hair greasy. It is perfect for every woman because its targeting different hair types. I am using it on straight hair but it’s amazing for curls too!

If you want to know how to use it for volume, for styling curls, for giving an extra boost of shine, and reduce frizz read one of my latest blog posts here.

Get it here.


4. Lip and Cheek Pod by Donore Cosmetics
  • Gluten-free
  • petroleum-free
  • preservative-free
  • fragrance-free
  • vegan
  • 98 % organic
  • 100 % chemical free and the lists can continue.

This lip and cheek product is a versatile healthy formula that can make the perfect gift.

Get it here.


Hope you get inspired by these ideas and enjoy giving! Merry Christmas!

This hair product will have you breaking out with chemicals. Part 2

Yes, I have finally found natural hair products that work and that helped me to break out with the chemicals!

In my last article I promised that I will recommend another great natural, vegan, hair product. Something that you can buy trusting that it will actually work. And not just that, but something that will not damage your hair – nontoxic.

If you’re concerned about using too many styling products on your hair like gels, mousses, hairsprays etc., then I am not telling you to stop being concerned and continue to use them. No, they are actually very damaging to your scalp and hair.

You need something like this Evolvh Ultimate Styling Lotion. I am recommending it because it’s like an does-it-all product that doesn’t let your hair greasy.

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The formula is super light and you can apply it on dry hair as well as on the wet hair, after taking a shower.


Boosts shine »

Reduces frizz »

Manages curls »

Adds volume »


All of these ↑ depending on how you choose to use it (this is how I do it)

For volume → Apply formula to damp hair at roots and then blow dry away from scalp

For styling curls → Apply to damp hair and work the lotion from roots to ends

For giving an extra boost of shine → Apply to wet hair and let it dry

Reduce frizz by → Applying the product on dry hair on the sections that need to be tamed


There you go! This is it, a cruelty free, vegan, natural product that saves you space in the bathroom (you can get rid of all the other unnecessary styling products).



Click here to read part 1 of this article.

Disclaimer: not sponsored.