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A beauty blog featuring DIY recipes, tips & tricks as well as natural & organic beauty product reviews.


Who writes Beautiful Basics?

 My name is Kassie and I’m a chronically ill 28-year-old from a small town in Oregon. I have a passion for all things beauty and green living. I write about natural and organic beauty products as well as DIY beauty recipes and other odds and ends. I'm also an animal lover and believe beauty should be cruelty free. I'm a proud cat mommy and vegetarian.

I’m not an expert or a professional but I have learned a lot about beauty and skin care by experimenting and teaching myself. I like to keep my posts as positive as possible. I love testing out products but I only write about the ones I love. Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you enjoy!

I also have a blog that chronicles my life living with chronic illness.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Summer of Beauty Giveaway


Summer is my favorite season so to celebrate the warm weather and gorgeous sunshine I'm pleased to announce the Beautiful Basics Summer of Beauty Giveaway! The winner of this giveaway will receive a prize package with beauty goodies perfect for summer that total $95! US ONLY but I do have an INTL giveaway coming soon!

The prizes are:
Verdant Homemade Natural Soap in Tropics ($5)
Mineral Fusion Skin Renewing Facial Scrub ($13)
Mineral Fusion Mineral SPF 40 Facial Moisturizer ($20)
Mineral Fusion Mineral SPF 30 Brush on Sun Defense ($20)
Yarok Feed Your Sunshine Hair Serum ($26)
Mad Gabs Juicy Mango Wildly Natural Lip Butter ($3.50)
Delizioso Skincare Passion Fruit Body Cream ($6)

Enter by clicking HERE

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posted by Taylor W.

My 3 summer must haves are sunscreen, wax, and lip stain!


Top 3 fav products right now are
1. Soap & Glory Hand Food
2. L'Oreal Infallible Shadows
3. Black Radiance Oil-free Matte face primer

posted by Helen Bush

sunscreen, frizz tamer for my hair and moisturizer

posted by

1. Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock for my face
2. St. Ives Body Wash, Purify Exfoliating Body Wash with sea kelp and mineral salt
3. C.O. Bigelow Lemon Lip Cream


posted by

I must have:
1. My homemade shaving cream.
2. A big water bottle filled with Green Tea. (Amazing hydration and fab for the skin!)
3. SPF!

posted by

My 3 must have summer beauty products are the oil-free pink grapefruit neutrogena acne wash, SPF 70 sunscreen, and the jergens ultra healing moisturizer :>

posted by Heglae

My 3 must have is: SLS-free shampoo, facial moisturizer and DIY Green Tea toner

posted by kimberlyloc

My top 3 summer products are: natural sunscreen (always!); cold aloe vera cream (for when #1 doesn't get reapplied as often as necessary); and a bright, fun nail polish! -Kim Wallace

posted by Holly Petrie

Top 3: sunscreen, facial exfoliating cleanser, and lip & cheek stain.

posted by

Hmm, must have summer essentials - waterproof mascara, sunscreen, and coconut oil for my hair and skin. Gotta smell like a tropical vacation!

posted by Mary Q.

I can't go without my eos lip balm, Bare Minerals moisturizer, and Burt's Bees Res-Q ointment. That's all I need to cure dry skin and help with cuts/bug bites. :)

posted by Mary Q.

My comment didn't post so here goes again - my summer must-haves are eos lip balm, Bare Minerals moisturizer, and Burt's Bees Res-Q ointment. Best way to keep my skin in tip-tip shape!

posted by Terri Patillo

Three staples of summer beauty:
1. 50+ SPF Sunscreen
2. SPF Lip Butter
3. WATER!!!

Terri P
pr4gatheringroses AT gmail DOT com

posted by Stefanie Elysse Hurtado

My must-haves for summer:
1. My SPF foundation
2. SPF lib balm
3. coconut oil based lotion

posted by Christy Maurer

My must haves are moisturizer, spf foundation, and detangler for my hair that gets tangly in the summer :)

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