Your Purpose is Beauty Episode 4: A New Category of Beauty Product Reviewing/Archiving: The Product Crit

january 25, 2020 | by: mercedes | filed under: podcast, episodes

Your Purpose is Beauty brings you eco/organic, luxury, and niche beauty product reviews and critique, as well as intellectual discussion about the beauty and alternative health industries. Hosted by independent beauty journalist and PhD sociologist Mercedes Lyson, this podcast will also explore why people have chosen beauty as their profession or passion through interviews with brand founders, beauty professionals, bloggers/influencers, and creatives. Exclusive episodes of this podcast are available at, and Mercedes’ 6 years of eco beauty video content can be found at

Episode 4: A New Category of Beauty Product Reviewing/Archiving: The Product Crit

Discussing products that never made it out of preliminary testing, but aren’t disappointing or “bad” products.

Products Discussed –
Wabi Sabi Valley of Light Illuminative Mask*
Laurel Healing Balm (now called Recovery Balm)*
Josh Rosebrook Vital Balm Cream*
Skin Owl Neck+*
Jane Scrivner OO (Over Oil) Cream*
Captain Blankenship Mermaid Sea Salt Spray*
Captain Blankenship Mermaid Hair Oil*
Tabitha James Kraan Hair Oil*
Evan Healy Rose Cleansing Milk*
Hynt Beauty Skin Prep*
Maya Chia Eye Achiever*
Blissoma Eye-Vitalizing Nutrient Serum* http s://
Rahua Classic Shampoo + Conditioner Travelers*
Axiology Enduring Lip Crayon*
Axiology Devotion Lipstick*
Sahajan Balance Toner*
Detox Mode Happening Scrub*
Herbivore Jasmine Green Tea Toner*
PHLUR Fragrance Discovery Set
African Botanics Le Masque Hydralift Intense*

*Items were sent as PR samples. Some links are affiliate links, meaning I receive a small commission if you choose to shop through them. Thank you, if you’re so inclined!

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