If you prefer clean beauty, chances are you shopped Credo. Because the retailer has its own Credo Clean Standard, you can definitely shop with peace of mind knowing what doesn't go into the products you see online or in store. Surprisingly (or not surprisingly), Credo has the strictest guidelines in the US than the government so emerging clean beauty brands must ensure their formulations adhere to Credo's principles. Talk about being a good influence.
If you're not sure where to start, we thought it would be fun to share what we've been seeing, so keep reading to find out which products and gift sets we include in our carts. do are doing including Best of Beauty Award-winning Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint and Kosas Air Brow.
Holiday Gift Sets
One is better than two, especially when we're talking about gorgeous, non-sticky lip gloss. Tower 28's dreamy glam holiday lip gloss duo combines Dream (sheer with rose gold shimmer) and Coconut (a semi-sheer, milky rosy pink), which we bet you'll be rocking all fall and winter.
Herbivore Botanicals' C Stars Set is a three-step skincare routine in a box. Start with the hydrating, tremella mushroom-spiked Pink Cloud Cleanser before moving on to the THD Infused Nova 15% Vitamin C Serum, and the Calming Lipase Facial Oil infused with clarifying blue tansy.
If you're like us, you hate to sacrifice hydration when it comes to lip color. Westman Atelier's Sookie Clean Liquid Lip Balm is infused with jojoba, almond and argan oils to drench lips in hydration for a pillowy-soft finish. Choose from six shades, including Cho Cho, the pale pink shown above.
Most people who read shopping roundups on allure.com will probably recognize Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40. This Best of Beauty Award winner has been featured more times than we can count—and for good reason.
Start your nighttime skincare routine by melting away your makeup with True Botanicals' Calming Ginger Turmeric Cleansing Balm. While it has hydrating ingredients that power its buttery formula, like yucca extract, turmeric, and mango butter, it also uses lactic and azelaic acids to gently exfoliate skin at the same time. Translation: This balm does it all.
For a fragrance-free cleanser that still does the heavy lifting (a.k.a. removes all the makeup and dirt from your face), Tata Harper Superkind Refining Cleanser uses ultra-fine rice powder and cranberry enzymes to exfoliate the skin. Dead cells can be dissolved and your skin can be firmed up. Ready for your next steps.
Shaws and Kicks is a quick refresher that your day two or three hair is probably looking for. Thanks to glycolic acid, the Rice + Chai Refresh Spray absorbs oil, dirt and product build-up without stripping your scalp. To give your hair strength and shine, rice water, black tea (which is caffeinated) and plenty of amino acids and antioxidants are there.
Ceremonia won the 2021 Best of Beauty Award for its Guava Leave in Conditioner, which basically does all the work to ensure your hair is protected from heat, UV rays and free radicals. Avocado helps repair damaged hair and reduce frizz, while saffron extract and tamarind leave your hair feeling extra soft and bouncy. Just apply, blow dry, and go.
Two words to describe Alice Brooklyn Vanilla Milk Eau de Parfum? Addictively sweet. Spritz it up to experience two types of vanilla extract, cocoa shell, and milk accord – aka a dessert for your senses.
Henry Rose's Windows Down Eau de Parfum was chosen as the Best of Beauty Award winner for its carefree, bright and citrusy notes, including grapefruit, orange blossom, bergamot, neroli and earl gray tea.
Don't delay and shop now at the Credo Friends & Family Sale through October 23rd for serious savings on your favorite (and our favorite) beauty brands.