Couleur Caramel is a "natural and organic makeup and skin care lines designed to give you access to sustainable, healthy and comfortable products."
"A natural organic cosmetics company that develops its products based on the 3 pillars of Sustainable Development: Society, the Environment and Economics. Its objective: to create satisfaction by offering natural, leading-edge technology products at a reasonable price. The ambition: to change the world by allowing people to be responsible for their own consumption. "

This company launched in 2003 in Paris and seems to be growing and spreading making it's way across USA. They have a special site just for interested USA buyers, here is the link: Couleur Caramel

The first product I received and tried is the Nomad Touch (it's vegan). And to be honest since the writing was in french I had to do a little google search to find out if this was a lip product or cheek product. I found out that it's a cheek color and cream eyeshadow. Two products in one! I love products that have more than one use!

- 100% natural ingredients.
- Paraben-free.
- Mineral oil-free.
- No paraffin.
- No silicone.
- Phenoxyethanol-free.
- No oil-derived products.
- No PEG.
- No synthetic colouring.
- No synthetic emollient.
- No synthetic oil.
- Products are not tested on animals.
- Use of recyclable materials.

The packaging on all of the Couleur Caramel products are neat and definitely identify with their brand identity.  They are natural looking and use neutral colors which also pops the color of any of the product inside. The top of the pop on lid is clear which makes it very simple to see what product you are grabbing for instead of having to read the side or bottom of it.

When I first went to touch and feel the texture of this cream, I was in for a surprise. I thought it would be more solid than it was. It was almost as when my finger touched it it melted and made it easier to pick up product which was great that i didn't have to do a million swipes before getting any pigment. If you do swirl your finger in it to much it can melt rather quickly so be careful, you don't want to make a mess :-P

When applying it to my cheeks with my fingers, it went on very smoothly like a liquid and dried to an almost powdery feel to it almost instantly.  It rubbed into my skin with ease and it gives a natural rosy/pinched cheek look which I find very cute! The only concern was it had a little but of a gritty feel to it when rubbing it in. Nothing unbearably or strong, just a slight texture I found when using it. Just by using this product and getting a feel for it, I suggest highly to keep it out of high heat temperatures as it may melt.

This product is great on it's own or even if you use it as a base for a powder blush because it will give your powder something to hold on to. Also, when this product is applied on the eyelids, use an eye primer first, apply the product alone (or as a base for another color) and it gives a gorgeous sheen and shiny red/pink with gold undertone pop to your eyes.
So happy I have a chance to review this item, I have yet to see something similar to this in another brand!

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Photo using this product for natural healthy glow!

Price: $30 at Ulta

What a wonderful and unexpected find!

I was working with someone who had no foundation on before her shift, a few minutes went by and then I saw her again and her face looked absolutely glowing and imperfection free! I asked her what the heck she used, and by great surprise she said "I Know! Doesn't it look great!" I found out that she used Dermablend's foundation and well....you bet I went and tried it out!

Out of all the makeup in ANY stores, this brand never caught my eye nor did I think it would work as well as it does. This foundation is "medium coverage foundation for minor to moderate facial skin flaws. Provides twice the coverage of classic foundations without the heavy feel. Covers any skin imperfections while giving you a smooth, natural complexion without enhancing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles or pores." YES! This description is actually 100% accurate. I always found that the marketing of a product is always out to make the products better than they really are, but with this one I found it to be very reliable.

Now, luckily I don't have to many issues with my skin, but when I tried this product, it made my skin look even better than I could have imagined. It's kind of like when you go to the eye doctors and you don't know what kind of vision you have been missing until they put those little glasses in-front of you!) So I applied it once and was sold. I got my color in Honey Beige that day (it also comes with a makeup sponge.)

What I did notice is that this evens out my skin tone and tones down the red patches on my face and didn't feel cakey or heavy.  The one thing I noticed is that the shade range is diverse, but a lot of the undertones in this collection are a more yellow color. There may have been one or two that had pink undertones, so keep that in mind if you have more of a pink tone to your skin.

Since foundation is a key thing to a finished look, this really pulled all my other makeup together when I was finished.