Who are H Wood Beauty ?

- A holistic tea inspired beauty line.

If you live in LA you probably have heard about the h.wood tea room and their innovative tea based cocktails. This cool and mysterious place that supposedly is all the rage in LA has inspired some of the city's most respected makeup artists to come together and create a beauty line called - H.wood beauty. How cool is a beauty line inspired by tea based cocktails ! I think its a great story ! But what's even more amazing is that their products are big on natural / organic goodness.

Lip Tea

The folks at h.wood beauty sent me a couple of products to try and the organic / natural geek in me loved seeing the "ORGANIC" label on their lip balm ! Their lip balms AKA lip teas ($10) come in six flavors and have the shortest ingredient list ever. Its just a bunch of clean products like coconut oil, olive oil, Shea butter, green tea coming together to keep your lips soft and hydrated. I tried the vanilla caramel flavor - and have contemplated chewing it many a times - smells so good ! Once you try products like this , it almost makes you feel guilty about using petroleum byproducts on yourself.

Lip Shine

Another new product from the line , is their lip shine ($16). Housed in an alluring golden tube, these lip shines are sheer lip colors made with all the goodness of their lip balms. These are available in five shades - sheer, poppy, ruby, rose, plum. I tried ruby and adored the look of translucent red on my lips. Its great for a no makeup look. But its also so so so very easy to use them up in a minute. Not a minute really but you know what I mean. And for this reason alone I wish it were cheaper.

Overall très impressed with the line. Its hard for me to not like a line made locally with lots of good-for-you ingredients and h.wood beauty plays to this weakness in me.

Indian Girl

PS : For those of you asking, I received confirmation from JHLA that they are not affiliated with h.wood beauty.

This article contains a sample product sent for consideration by PR. For more details on the disclosure policy please refer to it at the bottom of the page.


Anonymous said... @ August 2, 2010 at 1:25 AM

Hey =)

I have a BIG request to ask you. I am 16, and have a lot of cheap drugstore makeup (eyeshadow, liner, lipgloss etc)

I'm a little more interested in makeup now, and was wondering if you could do a post on essentials. and where I should get them ie the drugstore vs department because although I can judge some things, I'd really appreciate your help.

I'm pretty dark skinned too, so if you have any tips on finding makeup suitable for my skin tone that'd be great. Oh and as well as for reducing dark acne spots.

Thank you SO much! even if you don't do a post for this, I'd like to let you know that I adore your blog. it's the best!


Kaoru said... @ August 2, 2010 at 1:50 AM

Like lipstick tube looks just like the Julie Hewett one. They must get them from the same distributor.

Coconut chai lip tea balm sounds amazing. Thanks for the review ^_^.

Ki said... @ August 2, 2010 at 8:46 PM

They should SO bring this to India :D so many chai fans here :P :D

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