Beauty P.O.P Weekly

P.O.P Weekly: Folie Apothecary

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This week’s P.O.P weekly is from Folie Apothecary by Nikisha Brunson. I discovered Nikisha Brunson a few years ago as I was searching YouTube for videos on natural hair. I came across the Urbanbushbabes channel that she shares with Cipriana Quann. Urbanbushbabe’s informative videos helped me during my transitional stages of going natural.  They also featured a few videos on  their natural skin care regimens where they recommended using natural products. When Nikisha launched her own natural skincare line Folie, in October of last year I was  super excited because I was looking to transition to more natural products. During her launch of Folie, Nikisha mentioned that she suffered from some of the same things I do with my skin like acne, acne scars, and hyperpigmentation. With that in mind, I decided I definitely wanted to try Folie but just wasn’t sure where to start.

I headed over to Etsy where her products are available for purchase and wrote to her explaining my skin type and my goals with my skincare. She wrote me back the same day and recommended her Prickly Pear Face Serum.  Excited to get my regimen started I purchased the serum the same day!  Yes! Jasmine “Ms.Frugal Queen” lol bought something without hesitation! Glad to say it was worth every penny! Check out all the details on Folie Apothecary below as well as my mini review on the serum!


Folie (Foh-lee) is the french word for madness. Folie apothecary is 100% natural and handcrafted in small batches by me! Launched in October 2015, I’m committed to bringing you the healthiest hair and skincare products possible.

No Parabens

No Synthetic Preservatives

No Petroleum or Mineral Oil

No Sulfates

No Silicone

No Phthalates

No Fragrance Oils

Only Pure & Natural (and mostly Organic)

*from Folie Apothecary site

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Mini Review

Pros:

Lightweight

Fast absorption in the skin

Nice light scent

Helped with fading acne scars

Great base before putting on your moisturizer if you need extra moisture

Helped regulate my oily skin in my t-zone

Cons:

At the time needed a bigger size but Nikisha recently added a 1 Fl. oz to her stock

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I would recommend trying any of the Folie products! They all have great ingredients which I’m sure would be beneficial to any skin type giving your skincare routine purpose!

 

Let me know in the comments what brand has been giving your skincare purpose!

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    M. Parker
    August 4, 2016 at 1:48 PM

    Hi,will it help on dark pigmentation a on,your face too?

    • Reply
      Jasmine Stinson
      August 4, 2016 at 8:30 PM

      Hi yes it helps with pigmentation as well! Nikisha also recommended using a natural peel like mandelic acid.

  • Reply
    Gramma Dyann
    August 4, 2016 at 3:10 PM

    So proud of you jasmine. Your writ ups are excellent!

    • Reply
      Jasmine Stinson
      August 4, 2016 at 8:28 PM

      Thank you grandma!

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