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    1. Hello Monica:
      Please type the search word “makeup remover” in the search bar on our website to see our recommended non-toxic options.

  1. Hello Irina:
    I am interested in replacing my skincare and make-up. I have been using Beauty Counter, but read you reviews on it and Crunchi as well. Does Crunchi use soy in their products? I have to avoid that for health reasons? Thank you.

  2. I am sensitive to products that have any scent. Even if it is a natural scent, it may still trigger a migraine. Do you have any information on what Crunchi products do not smell. It is great to find a product that checks so many boxes. Thank you!

    1. Hi Sandy! Thank you for reaching out to I Read Labels For You! Crunchi makes some skincare and makeup products without essential oils:
      Crunchi Goldenlight Multi-Peptide Serum, Crunchi Powerlight Eye Cream; with the exception of some lip glosses that contain peppermint essential oil, all Crunchi makeup products do not contain essential oils. Note, though, that Crunchi does not use any masking fragrant ingredients either. It means that the aroma of the non-toxic natural ingredients their products are made of may still come through. It depends on the personal nose sensitivity of a product user. In our case, for example, we do not sense any smell.

  3. Hi Irina! I read the Ingredients of Crunchi Foundation. What do you think is Dimethicone safe for the skin? By the way, it’s a type of silicon.

  4. Hi Irina! Just wanted to say thank you for all the work you do to make things easier for us! I’ve been searching for a good, clean primer and was excited to try Crunchi, but I’m in Canada and they don’t ship here. What would be your next best suggestion for a makeup primer?

    Thanks again!

  5. Thank you for posting this! I have read and re-read a lot of it! Question- are there ways to get discounts or are there regular sales on Crunchi make up? It would be so nice if there was!

    1. Hi, Tiffany: thank you for asking. You can get a 50% discount on up to 6 products and a $25 credit and more if you host a party/workshop and your guests will buy Crunchi products with your link. Would you like to learn more about that? ~Irina

  6. I’m sorry to confuse you. Basically what is the difference between Crunchi and Limelife with safe ingredients

    1. Hi, Tacia: I am confused too. 🙂 Why do you think that Limelife line is compatible with Crunchi? I just looked at the Limelife foundation and I see talc, synthetic dyes, phenoxyethanol, and ozokerite. All the ingredients that I don’t adhere to IRLFY standards. Would you want to attend my Clean Beauty Workshop where I teach a 10-second superpower method to understand product safety? Please email me if you’d like to learn more. By the way, Crunchi is having a sale on skincare products right now. My favorite hydrating cream is on sale too. You can read more about it here: ~Irina

  7. I have recently switched from Limelife to Crunchi. Game changer for my skin. I love how lightweight all the skincare and makeup feels on my face. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing my sun damaged skin is covered without feeling like I have anything on. I have been comparing the two lines and reached out to several LL distributors for help but I have had no luck. I seriously got a email that said. Some of our products contain ingredients that may differently affect your skin due to your sensitivity. We use non toxic products. I was blown away with the lack of facts on that. So, with that being said, maybe you have more helpful information.

    1. Hi, El: I am not concerned about alcohol because it is used in very tiny quantities (probably as a solvent in plant ingredients), hence it is listed almost last in the list of ingredients. So in this small quantity, it can’t have any drying effects. And I haven’t noticed any. Does it help? ~Irina

      1. I tried the Crunchi mascara and used it for several weeks finally realizing there had to be something better. I tried Ilia and have now had it for a week and am looking forward every day putting on mascara. The Crunchi foundation applied with brush is amazing.

        1. Thank you for your honest feedback, Dianne! There is a bit of a learning curve on how to apply Crunchi mascara. And it’s tricky in humid climates. ~Irina

  8. Thank you SO much for your blog & just existing in general! I have recently come across the phrase “endocrine disruptors” on my journey with infertility, and as a nurse of 8 years (it’s shameful that I’ve never received education on this in any formal setting) and an enneagram 5, I was fully prepared to dive head first into researching this stuff to death. I’m thankful in some ways that I haven’t conceived yet so that I can learn more about ways to reduce exposing my baby to toxic chemicals, but also truly appalled at all the things that are just killing us that we don’t give a second thought. Thank you so much for your work! I hope to order a few Crunchi items to replace all of my makeup.

    1. Hi, Rachel: I know what you mean. I am so glad that you are learning and applying this very important information. Please know that I set up a number of different services such ebooks, consultations, and membership website to help people like you create a healthy home. ~Irina

  9. Good Morning!
    I noticed that BeautyCounter was mentioned and it is not a contender in your favorite products. I was hoping you could/would elaborate . I currently use a lot of their products with the impression that they are clean and working towards even more improvements. However, if that is not the case, I’d love to know . I’ve been presented with the opportunity to try Crunchi but the price is even more than the “comparable” items that I currently use from BeautyCounter, and with the tight budget I have to keep, making the switch is making me nervous. I’m also afraid to leave my comfort zone , as I’ve finally found something that works! Anyways, I’d love to have a better understanding of BeautyCounter products .

    Warm Thanks

    1. Hi Lauren: I believe that skincare products should be chosen based on your skin and health conditions, history of an allergic reaction, budget, risk tolerance, and appetite for change. When you say that Beautycounter is not a contender in my favorite products, do you mean that their products are no listed in my shop? I just did not have time to do it yet. ~Irina

      1. Hi! Thank you for taking time out of your day to respond! ☺️ In the beginning of this article you stated “Unfortunately, I cannot recommend them because they either fall short of my standards or have not responded to my emails.”
        I was hoping for more on BeautyCounter specifically and the reason they aren’t a recommendation. I spend a lot (for my budget ) on BeautyCounter but if there are options that are more in line with my preferences, I’d love to know. I’m currently also trying to research Primally Pure, in efforts to find safe and effective products

  10. I’m not sure why some of the other brands you can’t endorse. They are EWG verified for certain products, while the only data from Crunchi on EWG is from 2017 and not EWG verified.This tells me that the ingredients are not being updated.

  11. Do you know when the Crunchi blushes are making a comeback? I have Crave and Royal Flush but I’m hoping for a more peachy shade!

    1. Hi, Jennifer! They just announced today that they will have the newly formulated blushes in January. Here’s to 2021♥️ (I know because I’m a Crunchi Advocate)

  12. I find this bizarre as I received an e-mail from you only 2 days ago that recommended Lily Lolo mascara and today I read that you cannot recommend them?

    1. Debbie: I find it bizarre too that you make such a claim. Please forward me the email – would love to see it. You probably confuse me with somebody else. To be clear, there are makeup products from other companies that I recommend but this is the only entire line I endorse. ~Irina

  13. What are your thoughts on Crunchi Sunlight? There is an ingredient in there that shows on EWG as being rate a 5 and indicates that it’s an allergen. Crunchi does have an asterisk by the ingredient to indicate that it is certified organic. I have tried a couple Crunchi products and I am really enjoying them.

    1. Hi, Janelle: I just updated the post and addressed your question in it. Please let me know if you have further questions. I’m so glad that you’re enjoying Crunchi products. Which ones are your favorite? Thank you! ~Irina

      1. Thank you for the clarification and for updating your post! I did some more research and understand your conclusion completely !!! I was arriving at the same conclusion but wasn’t sure.

        I just recently have tried the Sunlight , a lipgloss and the charcoal bar. I have some more stuff on the way.

  14. I really appreciate this in-depth review, and the fact that you have no hidden agenda or ties with the company. I want to try now!
    And… 40s? You look half your age, good on you!

  15. Just as a note their shade matching card has been out of stock for awhile, but if you email them a picture of yourself (I just did a selfie from shoulders up) they will give a recommendation of what shade to purchase. (I did this for the foundation and concealer). 🙂

  16. Have you looked into LFF (Look Fabulous Forever)? I’m ready to ditch the clean makeup I’m using and looking for one that will work with mature skin.

  17. Hi Irina,
    You are the best ever, I really appreciate everything you do for all our wellbeing and safety! I’ve been a static Crunchi user for a while now, and was recently getting a little concerned about the titanium dioxide in their eyeshadows (which I use). I really would love to know how you feel about that? Cause the internet tends to say stay away from titanium dioxide in powders… what are your thoughts?
    Thanks and love, Heather

    1. Hi, Heather: Titanium dioxide is toxic if its particles become airborne and get inhaled. I don’t think you can inhale eyeshadows. Does it make sense? ~Irina

      1. Hi Irina, thanks so much for responding, I super appreciate it! It does make sense, that’s what I know about titanium dioxide as well – it’s toxic when airborne and inhaled. I guess I was worried because the Crunchi eyeshadows are a pressed-powder. And the powder becomes airborne when applied with a brush. I just got nervous as a long-time Crunchi fan and was wondering your thoughts on that… thanks so much!

          1. Hi again Irina,

            I’ve been thinking about this answer for some time now… and I can’t really get my head around it so I thought I’d write back even though it’s been a while. Not wanting to beat a dead horse, but there is nothing creamy about Crunchi’s packed powder eyeshadow – I use it daily, and numerous shades. And airborne elements are not something we can always “see,” as they can be tiny and even microscopic. So I’m still curious your thoughts on this issue, considering powders produce airborne elements, and these powders are put on the face close to the nose and mouth. Would love your thoughts still. Thanks! 🙂

          2. Hi, Heather, you are right, it’s not a good idea to inhale makeup powders. I am able to apply them without getting them airborne. If you can’t apply without getting them airborne, then you probably should not use them. But then again, everything is relative. I am typing this as the whole western coast is burning and having extremely unhealthy air as result… ~Irina

  18. Hi! Just wondering if you’ve evaluated the W3ll People line? I’m looking at eyeshadows specifically right now and it seems like I can get an equatable product to Crunchi eyeshadows at a fraction of the price.

    1. Hi, Jen: thank you for asking. I totally understand why you’re interested in W3ll People eyeshadows. Their non-colorant ingredients look okay. However, due to a variety of pigments, the question about possible heavy metal contamination becomes more important, I think. Would you be up for contacting them and asking them about the origin country of the manufacture of their pigments and what precautions they take to minimize risks of disproportionally high levels of heavy metal contamination? Thank you, Jen. ~Irina

  19. This was very informative, have you evaluated Young Living cosmetics product line? I am interested in how they compare. Thank you so much.

  20. Hi Irina! I couldn’t wait to try Crunchi products after reading your review. I’ve been using the primer, concealer, foundation, and lip gloss for a few months and love them all. I love how light they feel, their nice scent and how easily they wash off using a mild cleanser (Blissoma). Thank you so much for your hard work and freely passing along your research!

  21. I can not find any safety testing data on phenethyl alcohol which I know is being used as a preservative in skin care products? Do you have the safety data? Thank-you!!!

    1. Hi, Paula: Where are you looking for safety data? Phenethyl alcohol is one of the most studied ingredients. IN fact, it is a food grade ingredient. The World Health Organization expresses no safety concerns using phenethyl alcohol as a food flavoring at current doses. Yes, I have a fair amount of safety data on it. But could you please let me understand your question? ~Irina

  22. Hi Irina!
    I recently found your blog and am wondering if the Crunchi make-up line is safe for use during pregnancy. I currently use Estee Lauder everything and did not realize how bad the ingredients are. Have you done any research on them?

    1. Hi, Kristy: In my opinion, Crunchi is a lot safer than Estee Launder. Know that any makeup may contain trace amounts of heavy metals so, in an ideal world, it is best not use any makeup. However, I personally can’t do, that’s why I found makeup that I consider the safest and that does work. To err on the safe side, it is important not use any loose powders and wipe off lipstick or lip gloss before eating. Let me know what you think if you try Crunchi. Also, it is good to manage your overall exposures. In other words, if you are potentially exposing yourself in one area, make sure you are doubling your efforts in other areas that you can control. For example, do you drink filtered water? What cookware or tableware do you use? Heavy metals can be found in those. ~Irina

  23. Hey Kayleigh,

    I also agree with Irina, you have really very amazing attitude and this shows you are not only have beautiful face but, you also have beautiful soul also. Thanks for sharing all your experience. You are doing just amazing work and keep up the same in future.

  24. I no longer wear make-up at all…a natural non-colored chap-stick is the closest I get. I first stopped wearing it when I was pregnant with my son over 5 years ago to avoid any potential toxins/ heavy metals during that time. I had before that worn it pretty consistently so the quick change was pretty stark to me and I didn’t feel very good about myself most days. After awhile I decided I’d just wear make-up for special occasions, events maybe once or twice per year. Last year however I went to put on make-up for a friends wedding and when I looked in the mirror I found I no longer liked that made-up version of myself….somewhere along the line I started to feel better about myself just the way I was…no make-up needed. I removed it (before the wedding) and gave away all my make-up. This got me thinking about all the reasons I thought I needed make-up in the first place….advertising, movies, magazines, and insensitive people who would tell me that I would be “so much prettier if”. If… I would just wear make-up, certain clothes, paint my nails, wear my hair a certain way, pluck my eyebrows….and yes, these are all things people have actually said to me.

    Something else that I have noticed over the past few years is that women now feel make-up is a necessity. Several times I have been out shopping with friends who have limited income and are struggling financially. They’ll be telling me how they only buy “necessities” now. And as they’re saying that they’re tossing a bottle of nail polish and eye shadow into the shopping cart and I’m left wondering when this become something we couldn’t be without?

    So personally I’d recommend before you run out and buy more make-up take some time to consider WHY you where it and why you think you’re not attractive enough without it. And maybe try going without for awhile. You might find you actually like yourself just the way you are.

      1. No, I’ve never dyed my hair for fun or to cover grey hair (which I don’t have yet). Even when my hair does grey though I really can’t see myself ever wanting to dye it. There are just so many cons to hair dye…cost, cancer causing chemicals, or chemicals that can thin your hair. It just doesn’t seem like a healthy option for the environment, you or your hair stylist (if you use one) and hairstylists end up handling and breathing in all kinds of harmful toxins all day from all the various beauty products. Unfortunately the woman who cut my hair my whole childhood died of cancer, and I often wonder if it wasn’t partially due to all the harsh chemicals and fumes she was exposed to on a daily basis.

        That all said I also feel that some of the most attractive women I know are the ones who’ve allowed their hair to naturally go grey and wear it with confidence. In other cultures or time periods grey hair was also considered a sign of wisdom and those with grey hair were very respected. 🙂

        1. This is a great attitude to have, Kayleigh. And I hope you will carry it on even when you get grey hair and start aging. I used to be perfectly fine with not wearing makeup but now in my forties, I seem to need that extra boost of youth that makeup can offer. I agree with you on the hair dyes. Hair dyes are an occupational carcinogen. Too bad hairdressers do not learn about that in the cosmetology schools. ~Irina

  25. Thank you! I love reading your thorough reviews. I’m looking for a safer makeup alternative, and have been drawn to Thrive Causemetics. Do you have information or an opinion on how safe their products are for us?

  26. Hi Irina,
    I’ve seen photos taken of people whose face looks like it has a white powder on it, and read that it’s because of the silica. I see that there is silica in both the foundation and the finishing powder – have you noticed that your face photographs ghostly white in certain lighting?

    1. Hi, Sylvia:

      I do not use the finishing powder. There is nothing ghostly about the foundation. Thank you for asking. Are you considering to try Crunchi? What are you currently using? Have a wonderful weekend! ~Irina

      1. Great, thanks!

        I currently only use Mineral Fusion’s mascara, but I am considering trying out all of Crunchi’s products, because I would like to wear makeup for wedding photos. Thanks for this great article, and your response!

  27. I do love reading your posts and value your opinion. I did want to mention one item about essential oils. Pure essential oils do not contain protein and therefore your body can not have a true allergic reaction to them, however, you can develop sensitivities to them. Most companies do not perform purity testing of the oils they use in manufacturing their products so we really do not know the true chemical make up. Most oil supply chains aldulter the oils in some way as standard practice, that is where the problems lie with negative reactions.

  28. Ok that’s great! Thank you so much! I truly appreciate all of the hard work you do and especially your honesty.

  29. Ok thank you very much. I’m guessing where you recommended Au Naturales Brow pencil you do not recommend their Swipe-On Essential Eye Pencil?

  30. I’m looking for an eye pencil crayon, if that exists in the non toxic world. As an example I currently use Revlon Colorstay. It has a soft tip. I never have to sharpen it. I hardly ever wear makeup these days because what I have is toxic & any time I do my eyes are burning even though I have used the same brand for several years so I’m looking forward to my Crunchi order arriving. I appreciate your input.
    Thank you,

  31. Hi Irina,
    I just went to place an order for Crunchi make up & I realized they do not sell eye liner. Unfortunately they are out of stock on the pink eye shadow so I will have to wait for that to come back in stock. In the meantime Is there a brand you recommend for eye liner?
    As always thank you,

  32. I love ❤️ your honest and informative review! Loved Crunchi so much that I decided to represent them! It’s an amazing experience seeing the company grow with such integrity!

  33. Have you heard of Araza Natural Beauty? Their claim is that they are Paleo Certified and the woman who starts it has celiac disease. I’ve seen several paleo bloggers rave about this cosmetics company.

    1. Which aspects of Araza Natural Beauty do you appreciate the most? I would have to contact them to learn whether their mineral pigments are EcoCert-certified and whether they are made in China to minimize potential exposure to heavy metals. You can do that also. ~Irina

  34. Hi Irina,

    First of all, thank you so much for your site and doing all of this research for us. I’m especially concerned with lead in cosmetics as I am nursing my daughter and her first lead test showed the presence of lead. We found and eliminated the source, but now I am so cautious about anything(which is how I can across your site!)

    Do you have any more information specifically on lead levels or testing in Crunchi cosmetics?

    Thanks again!

    1. Hi, Jenny:

      At this point, I was unable to find a cosmetic brand that routinely tests their products for lead and disclose the results of their testing. The heavy metal testing is expensive. Because I still need to use cosmetics and normally cosmetics is not the main concern for heavy metal exposure, I settled for the next best alternative – companies like Crunchi that use EcoCert pigments that are NOT made in China. Have you looked into lead in your drinking water, food, paint, toys that she puts in her mounth? Do you filter water? Does your water filter remove 100% lead? You might want to test your tap or filtered water: Let me know what you think. ~Irina

    1. Thank you for letting me now, Marianna. I used to use and like 100% mascara, too. Before I started questioning their plant-derived pigments. 100% Pure, unlike anybody else, claims to make pigment derived from fruits and other plants. With the exception of henna, plant-derived pigments are not approved by the FDA. There is virtually no data on their safety and stability. The answers that I received from 100% Pure regarding their pigments and other ingredients did not make me feel assured. Also, I keep wondering if fruit and plant pigments work so great, provide a variety of colors, and heavy metal-free, why is 100% Pure the only company that uses them? ~Irina

  35. Irina,
    Can you confirm their products, specifically (bronzer, powder and blush) are non-comedogenic?
    I’m definitely trying out their mascara per your recommendation, and thought I’d try other products as well!
    Thank you!

    1. Julia: I have done an extensive research on comedogenicity and concluded that comedogenicity is a controversial issue. There is only one comprehensive scientific review dated back to 1980s, which attempts to classify ingredients on a grade from 0 to 5. It also states that comedogenicity should be evaluated based on an amount of an ingredient used in the product and its interactions with other ingredients in the formulation. There are multiple sites on the Internet that provide scales of comedogenicity. But I have not found any scientific sources for their information. With this said, I did check Crunchi ingredients against that scientific review from 1980s and the Internet websites (I do not know how credible they are) and found no comedogenic ingredients in the bronzer, powder, and blush. So you are good to go. How do you check comedogenicity? ~Irina

  36. Ordered Crunchi eyeshadow (faux suede, dark brown), lipstick (Marilyn) , makeup primer and base. FABULOUS! Used the shadow as liner and for brows. Doesn’t smear, applies without problem. Have gotten loads of compliments on the lipstick. Great color and STAYS. It’s hard to find a good red that isn’t toxic. Primer and base have great coverage go on easily. Thanks for the information!

  37. I am 75 and am trying the Crunchi line of cosmetics. I love the primer and liquid foundation for toning out my over-used sun exposed skin. It does a fabulous job of coverage. I was disappointed in the mascara however as it seemed very dry and didn’t add any color or volume to my lashes (such as they are). And I did “swash the brush” as you suggested before applying. Overall I’m very happy with the product and plan to continue using it. You have prompted me into several brands of moisturizers and oils I am continuing to use on my very dry skin and I thank you for your research and for taking the time to post about the products. I look forward to every email you send out.
    Please keep up your dedicated mission of trying to keep us and our planet healthy. Even for me, it’s never too late. Right?!

  38. Thank you, Irina. I have tried Crunchi lipstick (the only makeup I use). I was very pleased with the whole experience of ordering from Crunchi. I e-mailed my picture to their makeup artist to get a recommendation. They were very prompt in replying, and I’ve been very happy with the shade (Serendipity) they recommended. I only wish they were cheaper 🙂 I have also tried Au Naturale lipsticks, but wasn’t quite as happy with them. The color does not go on very well; sometimes it’s barely visible even though in the picture the it looks fairly intense.

  39. I’m highly sensitive to rice and rice containing products which my nutritionist suspects is due to arsenic levels. Thank you pollution! I noticed that they use rice in some of their cosmetics. Have they done testing?

    1. Hi, Nicole:

      Thank you for asking. The rice powder used in the Crunchi cosmetics has been tested quarterly and contains under 1 ppm, which is 0.0001%, which is consistent with what you generally find in rice we eat. You are right that arsenic is a problem in rice. Have you tried arsenic-free rice? Have you had a grain allergy test? I have been tested for probably all foods so it removes a guessing piece out of eating. 🙂 Let me know what you think. ~Irina

  40. Hi Irina, thank you for your research and reviews. Can you tell me if the Crunchi lipstick actually lasts on your lips for more than an hour or a sip of water? I have other “natural” lipsticks that don’t last so I feel like I shouldn’t bother with wearing them. I realize the unhealthy ones use chemicals to make them last, but was wondering if they have perfected both needs. Thank you.

  41. Thank you! I learned a lot and will try Crunchi’s primer. I have definitely seen balms and maybe powders in tins. I have also seen paper/cardboard but they may have had plastic liners. Are Rachel Perry products still available?

  42. Have you looked into Omiana makeup? I’m wondering if it’s worth using up what I have before I switch to Crunchi. Thank you for doing all this wonderful research for us!

    1. Hi, Jennifer: I do not normally advise throwing away your current products unless they have obvious carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, and allergens. I spent a few minutes on the Omiana website, I think you are okay with using up their products. Thank you for asking. ~Irina

  43. I just ordered a few items to try. I’m always looking to improve my makeup brands. I’ve been searching for a great non-toxic mascara for over a year now. I’m going to give Crunchi’s a try. Hoping this is the one.
    Thanks Irina for spreading the word on toxins!

  44. Thanks for doing all this research! You mentioned they use a vegan-friendly ingredient and are cruelty free but is their entire line-up of products vegan? Thanks!

    1. Hi, Tonia: Thank you for your question. With the exception of products that contain beeswax, they are vegan. Do you want me to provide you with a list of products that contain beeswax? ~Irina

  45. Hi Irina
    Thanks for another great post! What do you think of the 100% pure line? I’ve been using that the last few years, I think (?) after I read one of your posts on their lipstick. I’ll have to go back and check if that’s how I learned about their line!! Thanks, Joy

    1. Hi, Joy, it is nice to hear from you! I do not recommend 100% Pure. Unlike anybody else, they claim to make pigment derived from fruits and other plants. With the exception of henna, plant-derived pigments are not approved by the FDA. There is virtually no data on their safety and stability. The answers that I received from them regarding their pigments and other ingredients did not make me feel assured. Also, I keep wondering if fruit and plant pigments work so great, why is 100% Pure the only company that uses them? I hope you will give Crunchi a try. Let me know what you think. ~Irina

  46. Hi there. I follow your posts and I appreciate what you do. However, I’m in Canada and I see that Crunchi doesn’t ship to Canada. They sound amazing but I doubt I’ll ever get to try them.
    Have you heard of Batty’s Bath products? It’s Canadian…just wondering if you have an opinion on their stuff. That’s what I’m currently using but not al products. Only their foundation and eye shadow. I’ve yet to find a natural under eye concealer that is actually flattering.

    1. Hi, Amanda: thank you for letting me know. By the way, Crunchi has plans to add international shipping so you might have a chance to try their products in the future. I have not looked into Batty Bath’s products yet but I can do that if more people ask for this brand. As you can probably tell, I spend a lot of time researching a brand so I do not make hasty recommendations. You can also hire me for a reasonable fee to look at their ingredients and send them my questionnaire: ~Irina

      1. Is Crunchi’s new mascara comparable to the one mentioned here in terms of safety, integrity, and performance?

        1. Hi, Sabrina: It is comparable in terms of safety and integrity. As for performance, I am not thrilled about it. Everybody is different though and I hear lots of positive feedback. ~Irina

      2. Hi, Irina. I have checked Crunchi website and they do not ship overseas. I live in Indonesia and it is so hard to buy clean beauty makeup brand. Also, as far as I know, Crunchi does not sell their products at third party website like Detox Market or Beauty Heroes. Here we can only reach brand like Ilia, W3ll People, Sappho, Fitglow, and Alima. All thanks to third party websites that do ship overseas.

  47. Thank you for this information, Irina! I’m excited to check out this brand when I need to replace various makeup items. I know it is hard to know without background info, but do you think it would be okay to wait and change out makeup products as I go, instead of doing another complete makeup bag overhaul? (I currently use: RMS Beauty foundation and eye shadows, Red Apple Lipstick, W3ll People Mascara, Alima Pure Blush.)

  48. Thank you for all of your hard work and I’m glad the search for a safe makeup brand is done! I was wondering if you found the Au Naturale brand to be not as transparent as you would have hoped? I purchased some lipstick, blush, and foundation after I read your posts about their lipsticks.

      1. Let me start by saying I am 35 and am just starting to have a few wrinkles, and have dry cheeks and forehead so I tend to stay away from powder foundations. I love their blush. It is very pigmented so you don’t need much and has a light feel on the skin. Also, it has a small amount of shimmer that gives your skin a more dewy appearance that is very nice. They have both powder and stick foundation, the powder seems to perform as well as any other powder foundations but I don’t generally use this. Their stick foundation took some getting used to since I was used to using liquid. I apply the foundation stick directly to my face in lines and then use a beauty blender to spread it. I would classify it as light to moderate coverage and it tends to look cakey if there are any dry areas around my eyes. Au Naturale also does not offer a primer which I found really helps the foundation go on more smoothly and prevents it from sinking into the mild wrinkles around my mouth and eyes. I also tried their stick eyeshadows. Their light shadows (and highlighter sticks) work great, and I use an angled brush to apply their dark shadow as a liner. Overall I would purchase their lipstick, eyeshadow, and blush again but will continue the search for a good foundation. Excited to try the Crunchi brand next so thank you for your continued work!

        1. Thank you so much for providing me with this valuable feedback! That’s what I thought Au Naturale stick foundation would be and that’s why I searched for something better. It sounds like you will like the Crunchi liquid foundation and primer. Please let me know when you try them. ~Irina

    1. Exactly! Crunchi uses certified organic ingredients but they do not claim that their products are organic. Makeup products can’t be certified organic. ~Irina

      1. Irina do you know anything about grease foundation? Its getting really good reviews but question ingredients as it almost seems too good to be true

    2. Hi Irina,
      I noticed this post was updated in January of 2020 but is the information based off the old formula for the foundation? I’ve been looking into the new foundation but most information is based off the old formula which they no longer carry. Have you tried the new foundation? What do you think of the new ingredient list? Thank you!

      1. Hi, Brenda:
        I’ve tried a new formulation and it is great. I have no concerns about its ingredients and in a process of updating the post. Thank you for asking, Brenda!

    3. I’m confused as to your statement, “beauty products can’t be certified organic. I know the line Olgas Organics is the first USDA Organic line. She has two products with this labeling because she uses I guess what you can consider food grade ingredients. The other products do not fall into the labeling of USDA Organic because they contain minerals which can’t be labeled organic.

      Do you think her line is greenwashing by using this certification?

      I have used some of her products and they are just okay not the best in my opinion. But it is nice that there is such a thing as a USDA Organic certified beauty line.

        1. Okay thank you for your response. Yes her products with the USDA organic labeling are makeup. It is a face powder. It does not have mined minerals so I guess that is why she can use that labeling. It is nice that there are makeup products that can be USDA Organic…..well at least hers.

          Can you please do a review of the line OSEA Malibu. I am so curious as to whether their products are really all healthy or not. I think they are but you are so knowledgeable and I would love confirmation. I appreciate all your hard work and dedication.