Folks in Colorado have it so good. Not only does this health conscious state boast more local stores with natural soaps than I could shake a bouquet of dried sage at, but they also have Vert Beauty, a little beauty emporium nestled in an adorable Denver neighborhood.
This visit, I met Amanda (the owner of Vert Beauty, which I didn't know until after we parted ways), who freshened up my eye shadow with a stunning combination of Alima Pure shadows in Breathless and Cypress, layered over RMS Beauty's Myth cream shadow.
I, and the others I was visiting the store with, all got time in the chair with individualized recommendations. Pots of loose bronzer, Ilia coral lip tints and gold Alima shadows were pulled out, all three of which are easy ways to update for summer.
When my toddler daughter grew ornery and wanted to start finger painting with the RMS pots, I was able to whisk her away to a quiet garden through the back of the store to regroup.
We all left swinging little bags of newfound treasures, but not before surveying the well curated offerings. Behold...