I had never heard of Benecos cosmetics until recently, but as soon as I knew what the brand was about, I couldn't wait to give some of their products a whirl.

All of their products are natural and organic, nothing is tested on animals and everything is suitable for vegans. The range is huge and has everything you could need from foundation to eyeliner, lipsticks and highlight, there really is no excuse not to go fully cruelty free with your daily makeup.
I have been trying out some beautiful products for the past month and thought it was time I shared my thoughts on them all... One of which has worked it way into my every day makeup routine!

When trying new brands, cheek and lip products tend to be my favourites as there are usually more to experiment with and they can easily be the most exciting.
The Natural Bronzing Duo is a two in one compact with bronzer and blush which sit really well on my skin tone to give a brightened up, sun kissed look to my complexion. The bronzer is really warm toned, so it's not ideal for contouring but for adding that bronze glow it's perfect. The powder itself is really silky and blends seamlessly to create a lovely, natural finish. The blush is a deep pink shade, which complements the bronze and adds a really pretty flush to the cheeks.

If you're not contouring, you just have to highlight and the Natural Highlighting Powder in 'Stardust' has become my go-to highlighter for daily wear. It is very fine and natural making it apply so smoothly to the skin. The colour is really subtle, but the light reflecting pigments really stand out and give a natural glow to the cheekbones when they catch the light rather than having a stripe of glitter which you can get with some powder highlights. The colour of this is perfect for my pale skin and it works well on the inner corner of my eye, my brow bone and on my cupids bow too.
This is the standout product of the bunch for me, I've found myself using it every day!

I'm very picky about eyeshadow and it takes a really good one to make me want to wear it (hooded eye problems!) but the Quattro Eyeshadow Palette in 'Coffee and Cream' has won me over. The colours are all really wearable for day and night, they all compliment each other and make creating a contoured or smokey brown eye really simple.
The pigmentation is great, especially with the two darker shades and they have such a wonderful velvety texture to them in the pan and on application. With a decent primer I've found these shades last all day on my lids, and with such useful, easy to wear shades, I know I'll keep reaching for this quad.

Last but not least is the Natural Lipstick in 'Watermelon'; a deep pink shade with purple undertones. I love this kind of colour for my lips as it's bright enough for a Summer shade but the dark undertones mean it's a perfect colour to wear through into the colder months also.
The formula of this is really glossy and buttery on the lips, making it very comfortable to wear and apply due to the moisturising ingredients Jojoba oil and Candelila wax which really take care of your lips.
The colour is really pigmented on the lips and is fairly long lasting... Luckily it's so easy to apply that the need for the odd touch up really doesn't matter. This is one of those lipsticks I'll keep in my handbag and use regularly, it's definitely ticking all of the boxes for me.

I'm so impressed with this brand, and the fact that I'm wearing all cruelty free, natural products on my face makes me feel so good about myself!
Do you make an effort to wear natural products? Let me know if you'll be giving these a go.
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