Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Spring is Live

Who's ready for some fun, bright Springy colors??  They're live now on the SN site!

The inspiration for this collection came from a talk with a local makeup artist- apparently nudes are *the thing*, and so hot right now.  Yes, they are, and with good reason, but my goodness they've been done, and done and done.

It's time to get dressed up.  It's time for a bright, bold fashion themed collection!!!

I was really exploring the theme of light vs dark for this collection, and I think the results are a lot of fun.

For starters we have all new Brightening Concealers, and Contouring powders.  We have some colors that are comparable to the Anastasia palettes, and we've actually expanded the color range for paler skin.  The contour for pale girls is *perfect*, and I think you'll really like the new concealers that are made to match our current cream concealers.

I kept seeing ombre lips on Instagram....and I thought what about for eyes?  So we have a few new shadows to mix and match with colors that you probably already have in your collection.  They're all coordinated looks, and they're stunning.

And new blushes- these are bright, and they have just a little bit of coverage in them.  They're made to coordinate with the new lippies!

I think I've oudone myself on the lippies.  I blended, tweaked, mixed, and matched to create some stunners that are reminiscent of some of our old friends.  We have 13 new ones!

The Slick Sticks have a slight sweet strawberry scent.  It's of course, Vegan, all-natural, and gluten-free.  It's something we're trying for now.  The scent is probably limited edition.

We also have two new Illuminating Powders by your request.  Runway, a bronze tinted one, and Spotlight.

The combination of the highlighting, and contouring with the new finishing powders is stunning!  They are a phenominal combo, and I think you're going to love the way you look.

I completely owe y'all some brow products- I just didn't get to them this round.  

Thank you all for your amazing suggestions, and all of your support!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Valentine's is Live!!!

The Valentine Collection is live!    The Color of the Year is Marsala- so we have a collection of marsala tones that should suit just about everyone.

I started working on a matte lippie line before the holidays, and I LOVE the results.  They're creamy, moisturizing, and packed with color.  They're also very versatile.  You can wear them as a lippie, or blot them to make a great lip liner underneath your regular lipstick.  They also make a wonderful cream blush.  I've jammed these full of pigment, and I think that you'll love them.
We've also brought out the much loved Cahoots Slick Stick!

Then we have 4 great shadows.  A new cream shadow- Hot Chocolate.  It's a gorgeous one color wash creamy brown with hints of red.  We also have Rekindle- gorgeous, Spark- warm and beautiful, and Ember the crease color.

Susan and I married strapping Nordic manly men, and have made a beard oil to help tame their beards. It smells great, and makes a beard feel soo soft and wonderful.

There's also Twist a new citrus fragrance roller, and a Gumball!!!  I kept seeing lash extending fibers on my Facebook feed around the holidays (they kind of looked like black sweater fuzz).  So, I picked up a tube of them just to see what all the hype was about.  It was without a doubt the single most painful beauty experience of my life (that's really saying something too).  The fibers fell into my eyes, and it hurt so bad that I had to pull over, and scrape them off my lashes on the side of the road.

But they looked sooo great!  So, I came up with our own.  It's a fine silk powder with a few other things that makes your lashes look fuller and longer.  I don't know if this has much traction as a full time product but I thought it would be fun to share it with you

Lastly- we have to raise our prices on some items.  We're keeping everything the same until the end of January, but after that there will be some increases.  

Thank you all for your kind support, and I hope you love the new lippies!!!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Fall Is Live!!!

The Fall Collection is live on the site!  When I think about Fall it's a time when Mother Nature strips down, and snuggles up.

So we have a fantastic collection of nudes, along with some smoldering hot lippies.

First up is our rendition of the Urban Decay Naked2 Basics palette.  It's gorgeous matte shades that are perfect for warmer toned girls.  Yes, I know they advertise it as cool toned, but once they go on over a primer a lot of them turn warmer.  These are, as usual, extremely comparable to the original UD palette.

For the cool toned girls we have our very own nude palette based on some of our post popular nudes and neutrals!  I'm a cool toned girl, and these are my all time favorites.  It's a very versatile palette that I think you'll like.

Then we have the lippies.  I kept seeing these gorgeous full coverage glosses, so we created some new Slick Sticks.  

These have special labels on them- you simply can't have a British themed collection without some plaid, and Downton Abbey inspired labels

There's also a super yummy Tea Time Lip Balm that tastes just like a proper cup of tea with a little bit of vanilla and sugar.

And we are rounding out our selection of brow creams.
We have 3 new ones- a Soft Black, a Deep Auburn, and a chocolaty brown Sable

Thank you again for all of your support!  I hope you love the new colors, and have a happy fall!!

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Spring 2014 is live!!

Spring is finally here!!  I don't know about you but after this winter I'm excited to sit out in the yard with a nice cocktail.  So we have a cocktail inspired collection for you!!

The headliner is the Cool toned HD Cream Foundations.  If you needed a little more pink in the mix we have it for you.

Next is new HD Cream Concealers.  We had to reformulate the original cream concealers.  Back around Christmas we found out our original oxide supplier went out of business, so we've had to reformulate pretty much anything that used iron oxides.  So, while I was at it I added some more pigment, and the ceramic microspheres to make them HD Concealers.  The colors are the same, but you'll find this new formula a little "drier" so it's less prone to caking.

And the colors!!!  They're really exciting.

Radient Orchid is the color of the year- so we have a great eye duo- Sidecar and Stinger that also goes wonderfully with Breathe.  Stinger is a clone of MAC Stars 'n Rockets.
We also have Brandy that goes wonderfully with a perenial Spring favorite- Cloudberry
And what cocktail collection is complete without Margarita? A slightly aqua limey green to match Grassroots Green.

For lips we have 5 new Slick Sticks
Bramble- a creamy lavender to go along with the Radiant Orchid look
Mai-Tai- a wonderful light sheer, matte nude
Sea Breeze- a sheer creamy coral made to match Top Shelf HD Cream Blush

And then two glittery shades.  We've used a special large particle size glitter for extra sparkle.  They are reminiscent of the MAC Dazzle Glass lippies.
Gumdrop- a sheer pink with purple glimmers.  It completes the whole Radiant Orchid look
Firecracker- a warm red with red, and a little purple glimmer

And 2 lipsticks to go with the set!

We also have 3 new HD Cream Blushes...these are a bit of a change from our older ones.  We've added a bit of white to them to make them brightening!  It just makes everything look a bit fresher and more lively.

There's also Take it Off makeup remover, and something very exciting- VitaBoost.  It's a little pre-measured packet of Vitamin C, and Trans-Resveratrol that you can add to any finishing powder, or loose foundation.

We have to clear out some of the more wintery items that may melt in the summer.  So check out the Last Chance section to stock up.  There are also some lippies, and a couple of blushes in there too.

Have fun shopping, and THANK YOU for being wonderful amazing people.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Naked 3 Clones are LIVE!!!!

Twas a few weeks before christmas and all through the world
A pretty pink palette entranced all the girls
It was sold out online and not yet in stores
But without it the holidays would certainly be a bore

The SN staff weren't nestled anywhere
They were hard at work in the lab
Sending packages with care

The little pink palette showed up at the door
It had light tones, and deep tones, and shimmer galore!

The little young elf, so lively and quick said " Karen we must clone this lickety split"

A sprinkle, a twinkle, a dollop, a dash
Soon heaps of pigment appeared from her stash

"On Jen, On Heidi, On Susan!" she cried  "We must hurry to get this online just in time."

She worked through the evening, she worked through the night.  The girls all stayed late to make it just right.
Into the jars, and onto the shelves- Silk Naturals has some jolly good elves!

And now it's online for you to explore- grab one or all 12, you're sure to score.
Icon the lippie rounds out the set, and with this Slick Stick you're bound to impress.

So check out our site, and grab it tonight
Naked Christmas to all and to all a good night!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

A Most Classy Collection for HolidayTime
Silk Naturals is ready with our Brilliant new line.
There is so little time, but you must look your best, Even though there are parties and so little rest.
Just zip on some Liner and dap on some Gloss, and show that big turkey and pie who is the boss.
Set table,wrap presents, light candles and more.
Yet you’re bright and beautiful, SN knows the score.
Affordable Skin Care for every skins’ needs,
Plus cute little Gifties-one stop shopping’s a breeze.
So enjoy some mulled wine while you shop without care.
Happy Holiday in the post, your Silk Naturals is here.

Yippee!!!!  The Holiday 2013 collection is finally here!  The inspiration was old-school glam with a glittery twist.  And what sums that up better than Las Vegas!  The lights, the show girls, the glitter.
 The headliner is CREAM FOUNDATION!!!  That’s right!  Cream Foundation!  It’s a fantastic formula with ceramic microspheres to help smooth lines.  It’s light, but has good, buildable coverage. 
To go with it there’s an all new finishing powder meant to mimic the old school talc-based loose powders.  It’s great if you have drier skin.
We have bath and body products- including the much anticipated Little Pumpkins Baby Wash, shower gels for men and women.  There’s also an update to our body butters.  They’re now available as 4 ounce jars.
Of course, there are lippies galore!  Fantastic new shades of lipstick, some glitter bomb glosses, and all new ALG’s.  Check out Double Down- it uses a great color shifting pigment so the sparkle goes from gold to green and back again.  It’s wonderful layered.
We also have all new Chromatic Cream shadows- a few shades that are a little more matte, and a stunning glittery shade called Showgirl.
And it wouldn’t be a Holiday collection without a few kits and palettes.  This year’s palette has an HD cream highlighter, an HD bronzer, and a blush.  It’s super handy!  And there’s eye shadow kits meant to flatter specific eye colors so shopping’s a breeze.
It’s also our 7th Anniversary (can you believe it!).  Use the code snowflake7 for 7% off your order from now until November 30.
Thank you all for your patience and support.  It really really means a lot to us.
And a serious shout out goes to the SN Crew- Susan, Heidi, Jen, and my husband Kris.  They pulled out ALL the stops to make this happen- really and truly they're the best team in the business.  And Susan wrote the poem too!

Enjoy the new collection!!!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Fall 2013 is here!!

Did you have a good Summer?  I did, and now it's Fall.  Time to buckle down, bundle up, and dive into some simmering new shades.

The inspiration from the collection came from my Summer vacation...we went to France again, and this time we ventured into some very old cities.  Nimes was the "retirement home" for Roman soldiers who had served in Egypt, and it's just filled with ancient artifacts.  There's a statue of Augustus from 12 BC in the middle of town, several old bronzed statues, and it's all just awe inspiring.

We walked on an aqueduct that was over 1,000 years old.  It's amazing to get up close and see the results of someone's very hard work generations later.

It got me to thinking about classics.  How they're always useful, how they improve with time, and how they never go out of style.  There's a certain beauty to decay- becoming old, weathered, and picking up interesting stories along the way.

The other thing I did was I drove a NASCAR.  Yep- an actual race car around an actual race track.  That. Was. Cool.

NASCAR's are really simple.  The floor was plywood, the gear shifter was just a chunk of metal.  The doors don't even have hinges- you climb in through the window.  They're also made to do just one thing- go fast counterclockwise.  They're geared so that you never have to engage the clutch when you get up to speed, AND they really only turn left.  You'd have to be a body builder to get one of those things to turn right, but they handle around the curves beautifully.

And with all that simplicity combined with great design comes LIBERATION.  Just mash the gas and go!  It's a blast.

So that was the inspiration- old, weathered, basic, but well designed colors.  They're as easy to put on as jeans and a t-shirt so you can keep your look simple but still look stunning.  There are some shimmers here, but I've knocked them back a touch and included a dose of silica to help smooth the lines.  Old things should be smooth- like a pebble in a stream, and these are.

We've also done something a little different this time.  We've paired them up with crease colors, and you can get the duo with just one click.  Let me know how that works for you.

The shadows:

Siobhan is the one that's not quite like the others.  It was a special request from a very special blogger Phyrra!  We're honored to have been asked, so we jumped right on it.  It's lovely.

I can't stop thinking about lipsticks.  They're back in vogue right now, and they are endlessly fascinating.  We've added some new colors in our new creamy longer lasting Vegan Lipstick Formula.  And after 6 years we finally have a black lipstick!

The Slick Sticks echo some of our most popular blush colors, along with a few of the Loud and Clear colors that you love.  We've added even more vanilla and a bit of stevia to these.

There's also a new fragrance roller Potion- a yummy blend of black currant and pomegranate, a sugar lip scrub called Pucker Polish, and a new Hair Elixir.  I've been using it for a few months now, and you won't believe how shiny your hair can be!

In one last bit of news...we have to raise prices on the lippies.  I can't even remember the last time we did that, and we've had some major price increases in some of the oils that we use.  We'll be raising the prices October 15th so stock up now.

I hope you enjoy the new collection, and as always THANK YOU for being the amazing gals you are!