You probably have a favorite natural beauty blogger you follow for makeup tips, product reviews and YouTube tutorials. But it may be time for a fresh perspective. Why not venture into unfamiliar waters…as in international waters?
While there are some great natural and organic beauty experts on domestic soil, you’re selling yourself short if you don’t take advantage of the global market. The obsession with an eco-friendly, all-natural beauty lifestyle has taken the world by storm, and there are some key influencers making waves on other continents.
The world is a big place, so you might not know where to start. Don’t worry, we have you covered. We searched the web and social media outlets for trendsetters and go-getters who have the international community buzzing. Here are nine international blogs to keep your eyes on.
1. Imperfectly Natural
Imperfectly Natural is a natural beauty and lifestyle blog written by Janey Lee Grace, the UK’s go-to expert on holistic living. The journalist and author is an award-winning blogger who consistently ranks on Natural Beauty Yearbook’s list of top 25 influencers, taking the top spot in 2013 and 2014. Her blog features beauty tips, product recommendations, and interviews with industry experts.
2. The Beauty Shortlist
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The Beauty Shortlist, created by health and beauty journalist Fiona Klonarides, is regularly on the “shortlist” of the UK’s top beauty sites, competing with bloggers from media giants like Cosmopolitan. Fiona calls her blog 80% glam and 90% green, and offers readers opinions on products and brands. She runs a popular awards contest, judging the best products in 100 categories. Fiona also has a page dedicated to beauty products and resources for those undergoing cancer treatment.
3. Viva Woman
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Viva Woman is a Singapore-based blog that was created by Sesame in 2006. It focuses on natural skin care, anti-aging, and holistic living. Consistently ranked as one of the top beauty bloggers in her nation, Sesame’s influence stretches beyond the island as she offers in-depth ingredient analysis, product recommendations, and DIY remedies. And if you’re spending any time in Southeast Asia, she has reviews of spas and salons.
4. Eco Beauty Editor
Eco Beauty Editor | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest
Eco Beauty Editor, a popular Australian and New Zealand blog, features a wealth of information on natural health and beauty. Founded by journalist Shannon Dunn, the blog has a team of contributors, which includes a health coach and a chef. Through articles, interviews, videos, short tutorials, and product reviews, Eco Beauty not only focuses on outer beauty, but also self-esteem and self-acceptance.
Mademoiselle Nature | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest | Google+
Mademoiselle Nature is a natural beauty and lifestyle blog run by scientist Audrey, a French blogger living in Amsterdam. She brings her scientific background into product reviews, but focuses on the practical aspects, sharing her analysis after using a product for at least a month. She also shares beauty tips and snippets from her travels.
6. The Glow Getter
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The Glow Getter is run by London-based blogger Ailish Lucas, and it’s growing in popularity, ranking as one of the UK’s Top 25 Personalities in Natural Beauty in 2015 and a finalist for a Blogger Lounge Award. Ailish focuses on natural, green and organic beauty tips, offering tutorials through her YouTube channel, product reviews and interviews with product creators. She’s also all about community, organizing Google Hangouts with followers, and in-person beauty meetups.
Amber’s Beauty Talk | Pinterest | YouTube
Amber’s Beauty Talk is written by UK-based blogger Amber Felce, a 22-year-old self-described “green beauty fanatic.” She primarily focuses on product reviews, but also has a section for green beauty newbies that gives advice on ingredients to avoid, what to look for when purchasing products and the difference between organic and natural products.
8. Fresh Lengths
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Fresh Lengths is a blog by London-based freelance journalist Lesley. She started the blog as a hair journal, but has transitioned into beauty, fashion and product reviews. Typical posts focus on managing texture for curly-haired women—particularly women of color—and detailed product recommendations. She also has a popular YouTube channel.
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