By Hannah Muehlberger
This summer, new looks, and a new glow is expected, and Thrive Causemetics has got your back. Thrive Causemetics is passionate about empowering communities through beauty; for every product you purchase, they donate to help communities thrive. To make the biggest impact, they partner with nonprofit organizations from across the country that are focused on helping communities thrive while they are fighting cancer, surviving domestic abuse, emerging from homelessness, adjusting to life after service, and more. All of Thrive Causemetics’ products are vegan, cruelty-free, and formulated without parabens or sulfates.
For the past 5 years, Thrive Causemetics has been known above all as having the Best Tubing Mascara on the market with their Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara. After they dominated the market, they listened to their community, many of whom needed a mascara just as transformative, but that focuses on VOLUME instead of LENGTH. Their requests have been heard and on May 17th, Thrive Causemetics launched their Liquid Lash Volumizer Mascara! One that instantly creates the look of faux lashes with our peptide-packed, lash-loving mascara. This mascara’s custom-designed Lift + Curl Dual-Bristle Brush™ individually coats lashes evenly for bold volume without clumping, flaking, or smudging. Their Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara will give you that faux-lash look without the glue or salon appointment with ultra-volumizing mascara that formula coats each lash to create a full-lash look in seconds. Keep your lashes looking full and lifted for up to 16 hours. Their lightweight, yet high-impact formula applies just how you like it with their custom Lift + Curl Dual-Bristle Brush™, designed to boost and hold a curl all day without weighing lashes down. What makes this mascara so special is the Power Peptide Lash Booster™ and nourishing ingredients like sodium hyaluronate and organic pea sprout extract, this mascara conditions to promote the appearance of thicker, healthier lashes both instantly and over time. Sodium Hyaluronate holds 1,000 times its weight in water to hydrate and replenish moisture on the skin and eyelashes, while Organic Pea Sprout Extract helps the eyelashes to keep their density and thickness by helping to improve hair’s vitality. Peptides condition the eyelashes to provide visibly healthier, longer, fuller, and stronger lashes.
Bigger Than Beauty Skincare is dedicated to offering clinical results that make an impact. They worked with chemists, dermatologists, skin experts, plastic surgeons, and estheticians to create a line of scientifically proven products that deliver transformative results for your skin. Like Thrive Causemetics, products are centered around having high-efficacy formulas while being 100% Vegan and Cruelty-Free, Paraben + Sulfate Free, and are focused on their Giving Mission. They also listened to their customers are reduced plastic packaging use by 40% in creating this line! More on their sustainability efforts here. Their products include their Bright Balance Cleanser, their Defying Gravity™ line, Liquid Brilliance Super Serum, Moisture Flash Toner Mist, Overnight Sensation Solution, Sunproof Nourishing Lip Balm, and their Pout Hero Exfoliating Lip Scrub and Liquid Balm Lip Treatment.
The Defying Gravity™ line includes the Deep Hydration Moisturizer, Eye Lifting Cream, and Lightweight Moisturizer. The Defying Gravity™ Deep Moisturizer is a rapidly absorbing, antioxidant-rich gel-cream moisturizer locks in a boost of hydration to smooth the appearance of fine lines and tone while improving the appearance of elasticity. It Improves the look of elasticity formulated with Artemisia abrotanum extract and haberlea rhodopensis leaf extract to restore bounce to the skin and improve the appearance of elasticity and firmness. Skincare superstar hyaluronic acid quenches skin’s thirst by boosting hydration and restoring plumpness. A blend of nourishing plant-derived oils helps condition skin, making sure skin retains needed moisture. Barrier Restore Complex™ is packed with skin-conditioning antioxidant protection that boosts and supports the skin’s natural moisture barrier and defends against environmental stressors. Key ingredients like Artemisia Abrotanum Extract plump the skin to increase the appearance of elasticity and firmness. Haberlea Rhodopensis Leaf Extract reduces the appearance of aging and improves the look of firmness and skin tone, revealing more luminous and radiant skin. Rooibos Leaf Extract provides antioxidant defense against environmental stressors. Sea Buckthorn Fruit Oil moisturizes and smooths skin with nutrient-rich fatty acids, omega-6, and vitamin E. While Meadowfoam Seed Oil conditions skin with antioxidant-rich emollients and strengthens the natural moisture barrier for a glow from within.
The Eye Lifting Eye Cream is a refreshing eye cream that delivers line-smoothing and plumping hydration powered by Liquid Line Filler Technology™ to instantly lift, soften, and brighten the look of skin around the delicate eye area and improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and puffiness. Depuffs and brightens by using green tea and caffeine to reduce the appearance of dullness, dark circles, and puffiness for a firmer-looking, brighter eye area. With an antioxidant protection blend of a powerhouse, antioxidants protect the delicate eye area from environmental stressors, increasing skin resilience for stronger and healthier-looking skin. Liquid Line Filler Technology™ is a high-powered plant-derived active that delivers notable results immediately and over time, visibly reducing the look of fine lines. Another key ingredient is allantion which improves skin’s moisture retention and promotes the appearance of smoother, bouncier skin.
Another product a part of the Defying Gravity™ line is the Lightweight Moisturizer. Their breakthrough multi-peptide, lightweight moisturizer reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while delivering long-lasting, skin-plumping hydration. Packed with 4 types of hyaluronic acid, Ceramide Line-Smoothing Complex™, and Super 7-Peptide Firming Blend™ to hydrate and restore bounce to your skin. Featherlight, long-lasting hydration from hyaluronic acid quenches skin’s thirst by boosting hydration and restoring plumpness. Visibly reduces fine lines formulated with ceramides to increase the appearance of lifted, tightened, and bouncy skin. Peptides are the building blocks of collagen in your skin. Thrives’ formula renews and protects skin to boost hydration, increase the appearance of elasticity, and visibly refine skin’s texture.
Thrive Causemetics wants to help you build your skin routine so you can glow as much as possible. For your first step in your skin routine, you want to use a product that helps you cleanse for a glowing clean slate, like the Bright Balance Hydrating Gel Cleanser. A breakthrough do-it-all cleanser that removes waterproof makeup and sunscreen, leaving skin hydrated, bright, and balanced. Fueled by Active Clarifying Complex™ to gently remove impurities, excess oil, and other pollutants. Formulated with meadowfoam seed oil, sodium PCA, and green tea extract to support the skin’s natural moisture barrier and lead to stronger, healthier, more resilient skin. This gentle yet effective cleanser provides a luxurious and creamy lather, never stripping or irritating skin while efficiently removing makeup and buildup from the day. The Active Clarifying Complex™ is a potent active ingredient such as pineapple enzymes and Hawaiian white ginger extract clarify skin, resulting in a radiant, healthy glow. The next step of your beauty routine is to use a toner to help tighten your pores so further products do not clog your pores.
Thrive’s Moisture Flash Toner Mist provides instant hydration by being packed with powerhouse skin-loving humectants, resulting in fast-absorbing, deep hydration that lasts all day and night. Also, the use of Niacinamide visibly brightens, reducing the appearance of discoloration and uneven tone to reveal radiant, balanced skin. This next-generation toner mist, powered by Pore-Minimizing Radiance Complex™, locks in hydration and soothes to reveal softer, smoother skin fully prepped for your skincare routine. Ingredients like Rice Bran Extract support the skin barrier and improve the skin’s moisture levels, while Witch Hazel Water improves the look of uneven skin tone and pores as an alcohol-free, non-drying, non-stripping natural astringent. The Pore Minimizing Complex™ is a proprietary blend of fruit and plant enzymes that work to gently refine the look of pores, revealing refreshed, glowing skin in an instant.
To provide a youthful look, the Liquid Brilliance™ Super Serum instantly brightens skin and improves the appearance of tone and texture with ferulic acid, niacinamide, and sodium PCA for a visibly healthier-looking, glowing complexion. Niacinamide, a skincare multitasker, brightens dullness, increases the appearance of even skin tone, and minimizes the look of pores for healthy, radiant skin. An amino acid blend gently refines texture and supports skin moisturization, bringing to light smoother, renewed skin. 360 Environmental Defense Complex™, supported by ferulic acid and sodium PCA to revitalize while packing intensive antioxidant protection for healthy, radiant skin. Ferulic acid amplifies the efficacy of other antioxidants while offering antioxidant protection to visibly revitalize and improve skin health and Sodium PCA deeply hydrates and soothes your skin while protecting its natural moisture barrier. Follow the serum with The Defying Gravity™ Deep Moisturizer, Lightweight Moisturizer, and the Eye Lifting Eye Cream. In the evening, an overnight treatment can keep your skin in check while you sleep.
Thrive’s Overnight Sensation™ Gentle Retexturizing Solution is a transformative exfoliating serum that gently resurfaces, brightens, and smooths the appearance of skin. Powered by a potent 10% AHA + BHA blend and supported by vegan squalane to visibly improve the look of uneven texture, pores, dark spots, and fine lines without dryness or irritation. In the evening, apply to clean skin and allow it to absorb. Wash off completely in the morning. Due to powerful ingredients, use three times a week and work up to your preferred frequency. Formulated with vitamin C to directly target and brighten the appearance
of pigmentation for an even tone. Probiotics and squalane balance powerful actives by supporting the skin’s natural moisture barrier and conditioning the skin to help prevent moisture loss and skin irritation. 10% AHA + BHA Multi-Blend™ will effective blend of alpha and beta hydroxy acids resurfaces skin to diminish the look of fine lines and texture, plunging deep into clogged pores to reveal clearer skin. It is important to never forget your lips when you’re completing your skin routine.
Starting with the Pout Hero™ Exfoliating Lip Scrub, this hybrid lip-exfoliating stick instantly reveals softer, smoother lips with just one use. Powered by our proprietary chemical and physical micro-exfoliant blend that gently buffs, hydrates, and plumps for fuller-looking lips. Formulated with avocado butter to provide a highly moisturizing hug, leaving lips extra-soft and conditioned after
non-irritating exfoliation. A Smoothing Enzyme Complex™ contains physical and chemical exfoliators that gently buff and smooth dry, flaky lips while maintaining moisture and comfort.
Then, the Pout Hero™ Liquid Balm Lip Treatment, powered by Lip Filler Technology™ and effective botanical extracts, nourishes and soothes as this advanced liquid lip treatment coats lips in long-lasting, cushiony moisture to reveal exceptionally softer, healthier-looking lips. Finally, for lip protection in the AM, the Sunproof™ Nourishing Lip Balm SPF 24 ultra-moisturizing SPF 24 lip balm locks in UVA + UVB protection and long-lasting hydration with a smooth, velvety finish. Formulated with a blend of nourishing botanical extracts to wrap lips in non-sticky, comfortable moisture. With no white cast, the blend of filters applies in a soft matte, clear layer on all complexions for universal protection.