Basic Beauty Products You Need in Your Daily Routine!

Basic Beauty Products that give your skin a surge of moisture.

Sometimes, basic beauty products and clean beauty products can be shockingly simple, yet very effective.  RMS Coconut Oil and Kahina Living Beauty Argan Oil are two basic beauty products that deliver excellent moisture to your skin and hair with a single ingredient. Both of these oils have been proven to provide benefits to the skin and hair.    

RMS Beauty Raw Coconut Cream

2.5 oz

$18

Pure Henry Quick Points

  • Best for Normal to Dry Skin Not Prone to Acne
  • Excellent for All Over Body Use
  • Non-GMO
  • Non-Nano
  • Soy Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Cruelty-Free

Pure Henry Opinion

RMS Beauty's Raw Coconut Cream is the perfect surge of moisture for dry skin.  I love using it after I get out of the shower for an all over body moisturizer.  Research has shown it to be very effective at hydrating skin and increasing it skin barrier function which helps prevent moisture loss.(1) It has also been shown to reduce inflammation.(2) RMS Beauty's Raw Coconut Cream absorbs well into the skin leaving your skin soft without feeling overly greasy.  The coconut aroma is subtle and sweet, lingering just slightly on your skin.  If you have super dry facial skin and are not prone to acne, coconut oil is probably ok to use on your skin.  If you are prone to acne, or have oily skin I would stay away from using coconut oil on your face.  It has a comedogenic rating of 4, meaning it is likely to clog your pores.  However, I am prone to breakouts, and I do use this product on my face to remove my eye make-up.  I find it works very well to remove mascara.  I cleanse my skin after I use it to remove my make-up, which prevents it from clogging my pores.  It is clear this is a beneficial basic beauty product that has many benefits for your skin.  

Ingredients

Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Kahina Giving Beauty Argan Oil

10 ml 30 ml 100 ml

$15    $36     $82



 Henry Quick Points

  • Best for All Skin Types Especially Aging or Acne Prone 
  • Non-GMO
  •  Gluten Free
  •  Vegan
  •  Fair Trade
  •  Certified Organic

Pure Henry Opinion

Kahina Giving Beauty Argan Oil is another powerful, single ingredient, basic beauty product. Argan oil comes from the Argan tree native to Morocco.  Kahina Giving Beauty sources its argan oil from Morocco and is active in giving back to the community and the Berber women who extract the high quality, cold pressed oil used in their products. Due to the labor intensive extraction method and the endangered Argan forest this oil has a higher price point than other skin care oils.  However, argan oil has many benefits for your skin.  I prefer to use this oil on my face. It helps reduce hyperpigmentation and controls sebum providing your skin with a more even complexion.(3)(4)  Because it helps control sebum, reduces discoloration, aids in wound healing, and has a comedogenic rating of 0, it is a good oil for acne prone skin.   It has been shown to increase elasticity which decreases wrinkles on the face and neck.  If it is used on the body its ability to increase elasticity can reduce stretch marks.(5) The consistency of argan oil is very light and it has a very mild nutty scent.  

Ingredients

argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil*

Make-up with minimal, yet safe ingredients to add to your favorite basic beauty products!

Alima Pure Satin Finishing Powder

$24

Pure Henry Opinion

Alima Pure is a superstar company when it comes to basic beauty products that are effective.  All of their loose mineral powders, blushes, and eyeshadows contain very minimal ingredients, and  sometimes they contain only ONE ingredient.  The powder can be used alone or to set your foundation.  I prefer to use it alone, and I find that it gently evens out my skin tone and absorbs oil well so I don't look too shiny.  It light weight and due to it being a loose formula it doesn't set in fine lines as easily as a pressed powder.  It is a great product to set eyeshadow and dust your eyelashes with before you apply mascara.  It helps to hold the mascara on the lash and helps prevent it from breaking down when it comes into contact with the oils on your eye.  It only contains mica and iron oxides, NOTHING ELSE.  

Ingredients

Mica (CI 77019) [+/- Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)].

Alima Pure Loose Mineral Blush

$24

Pure Henry Opinion

The loose mineral blush comes in a variety of colors to enhance many different skin tones.  It is richly pigmented and a little goes a long way. The best way to apply this blush is to simply dip your blush brush into the container then tap off the excess so you don't apply too much color to your cheeks.  The color is very buildable so it is best to start with less on your brush and build up to the color intensity you desire.

Ingredients

Mica (CI 77019) [+/- Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)].

Alima Pure Loose Mineral Eyeshadow

$14

Pure Henry Opinion

Alima Pure Loose Mineral Eyeshadow provides buildable coverage to create the color intensity you desire.  Alima Pure's finishing powder can be used on the lid before you apply the eyeshadow. This helps to prevent the oil on your lids from creasing the shadow. The application is easy. You can simply use your finger, or a brush.  Due to its loose powder consistency a little bit of product can fall just below your eye during the application of the shadow.  I like to finish my eye make-up before applying my other make-up.  This allows me to easily remove any excess shadow that has fallen on my face without redoing my other make-up. Alima Pure's loose mineral eyeshadow can also be used as an eyeliner.  You need an eyeliner brush to make this application process easy, but by adding a very small amount of water to a little bit of the shadow you can create eyeliner. Once the shadow and the water are mixed with your brush, simply apply it to your lash line.  It is buildable coverage so you can create a subtle look, or a look that is more intense.  Lastly, because of its ingredients the shadow washes off very easily at the end of the day.  Have fun playing around with it!   

Ingredients

Mica (CI 77019) [+/- Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)].

Gressa Lip Boost

$29


Pure Henry Quick Points

  • No animal testing
  •  Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  •  No Parabens
  •  No Sulfates
  •  No Petrochemicals
  •  No Artificial Colors
  •  No Synthetic Fragrances
  •  No Nano-particles

Pure Henry Opinion

Gressa Lip Boost is a very moisturizing lip conditioner that is smooth and not sticky.  It comes in a pot and the product texture is hard but once massaged with a finger or brush, it goes on the lips easily, and provides a soft dewy look to the lip, not a high shine.   Gressa lip boosts are tinted and some of the colors are highly pigmented and provide good color coverage to the lips.  You can easily use the colors alone, or with another lip color or lip liner.  I prefer using them alone, or with lip liner.  If you want sheer coverage without a lot of pigment the shades brilliant, or bare are your best choices.  The other colors contain a lot more pigment.  The color is buildable with each layer creating more color intensity.  For the more highly pigmented options I recommend using a lip brush.  It gives you more application control, and doesn't stain your finger.  If you want a lip balm that gives you great color depth, this is the best lip balm for you! 

Pure Henry Ingredient Spotlight

Mango butter is very moisturizing and  improves dry cracked skin.  When painful cracks develop on chapped lips mango butter will help heal the wounds and prevent further moisture loss.(5)  It restores a positive moisture balance.   Mango extracts have anti-aging benefits, too.  They decrease the effects of aging from UBV radiation helping to prevent wrinkles on your lips.

Ingredients

*Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, *Butyrospermum (Shea) parkii Butter, Magnifera Indica (Mango) Butter, *Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, *Seabuckthorn Seed Oil, Ubiquinone (CoEnzyme Q10),*Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Non-GMO, Mica, Iron Oxides.*Certified Organic Ingredient

*Each ingredient is rated according to the safety rating of the Environmental Working Group.  The lower the rating the lower the hazard level of the ingredient.  If the ingredient receives a rating of 1-2 it is green,  3-6 it is orange, and 7-10 it is red.  This gives you gives you quick accurate information about the safety of each ingredient in the products we suggest.  

One Love Organics Vitamin B Enzyme Cleansing Oil

4 fl

$42

Pure Henry Quick Points

  • Best for normal to dry skin
  • No ParabĂ©ns
  • No Sulfates
  • No synthetic fragrance
  • No Animal Testing

Pure Henry Opinion

This is a great cleanser, especially for normal to dry skin.  It is an oil cleanser that is best massaged into dry skin and rinsed with warm water.  The ingredient di-ppg-2 myreth-10 adipate aids in reducing irritation to skin and allows this oil cleanser to be rinsed clean with water.  You get the benefits or oil cleansing and dissolving oil dirt and make-up, and the clean rinsed feeling water gives you. It is the best of both worlds!  Most cleansers contain TONS of  ingredients, but this not so basic beauty product preforms better than a lot of cleansers I have used with far fewer ingredients!  


Ingredients

helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, caprylic/capric triglyceride, di-ppg-2 myreth-10 adipate, polyglycerol-3 beeswax, carica papaya (papaya) seed oil, cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) seed oil*, tocopherol, ascorbyl palmitate, papain*, lecithin*, fragrance/parfum *Ingredients from Organic Farming 

The fragrance/parfum is from natural sources.