Crystals are everywhere right now and if you’re anything like us you probably have them dotted around your house, hidden in your pockets and looking pretty on your bedside table. But did you know that there’s a new way to harness the healing power of crystals? Cosmetics companies are now discovering the benefits of adding crystals to their products, which is sure to bring joy to spiritual beauty lovers and product junkies.
Although this new generation of products may be something of a niche in the modern world of beauty, using crystals in beauty regimes can actually be traced back to Ancient times. In her book, The Inner Beauty Bible, spiritual beauty guru Laurey Simmons explains how women in Ancient Egypt added powdered Rose Quartz into their beauty products to help prevent wrinkles and restore a glowing complexion. They also crushed Lapis Lazuli and Malachite to create vibrant eye makeup, believing it would give them spiritual insight as well as enhance their physical beauty.
We’ve searched for the best vegan crystal makeup and skincare products to include in your beauty routine.
This anti-ageing eye cream boasts the powerful gem stone Tourmaline on its ingredient list, added to increase cellular health, thus removing impurities to reveal bright youthful skin. Other potent ingredients include a mixture of herbs to depuff, firm and tighten sagging skin, plus clinically-proven anti-ageing liposomes, peptides and algae to target thinning, darkness and circles to reveal unrivalled youthful vitality.
This triple-action serum is formulated for the vertical lines of the lip area, to prevent dryness and help plump the look of lips. Super-antioxidant CoQ10 is combined with Vitamin C to improve and prevent the appearance of wrinkles, while luxurious botanical oils and Vitamin E help to hydrate dry lips.
Plumper lips are achieved through the use of mint and capsicum to create a magical cool-to-warm effect, which naturally stimulates the lips. This unique product features a green Aventurine crystal applicator to impart the energy of this precious stone, known for bringing good luck and prosperity.
A truly natural radiance mask featuring micronised Brazilian White Tourmaline to naturally brighten and illuminate the complexion. Pineapple and papaya enzymes are natural forms of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that gently exfoliate the skin, leaving it smoother and brighter. Rice powder is also added to illuminate, soften, and smooth the complexion.
This 12-shade eye shadow palette contains Rose Quartz powder to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and redness while illuminating the skin with its light-reflective crystals. Organic coconut oil and shea butter are also added to create a smooth buttery texture. This paper palette is fully recyclable and zero-waste too.
A highlighter packed with natural ingredients including anti-oxidant rich fruit pigments and light-reflecting gemstones. Shimmer is created thanks to the addition of not just one but five different crystals: Sunstone, Pyrite, Australian Opal, Moonstone and Labradorite. Choose from two sparkling shades – rose gold for a peachy golden yellow shimmer, or moonstone glow for an icy pink, white and lavender shimmer.
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