Halo Beauty Hair, Skin, Nails Booster- Full Review

If you aren’t familiar with Halo Beauty that might be because it’s a brand new company! Halo Beauty is owned and operated by Tati Westbrook aka Glamlifeguru who is a huge beauty Youtuber. Halo Beauty’s first product launch was a bit unexpected as most of Tati’s followers were assuming she would release makeup. Shockingly enough, Halo launched a Hair, Skin, Nail Booster vitamin.

I told myself that no matter what product Tati launched I was going to give a try because I want to support her brand and because I am in the business of trying new products to share with all of you. I do want to say I have been taking Halo Beauty for 30 days now so I did use the entire bottle before writing this to give you my full experience. As always, these are my personal opinions and things could results differently for you if you try this product. Please advise a doctor before taking this if you are pregnant or on any other medications.

Shipping

Shipping took a while, 2 weeks exactly. I do I live in New England and the weather has been nuts!! We had several huge snow storms and our mail wasn’t delivered on time so I’m guessing I would have gotten this sooner if the weather wasn’t crazy. It cost $7.95 for shipping however I did see on Twitter that Halo has since dropped its shipping pricing lower which is great!

Packaging

Packaging is beautiful. Frosted thick plastic jar with silver plastic screw cap with displays beautifully on my vanity. I also love that this bottle is pretty enough to reuse!  This is heavy duty enough to be tossed in your travel bag if you’re on the go.

Ingredients are clearly listed on the bottle along with warning (pregnant/breastfeeding). One big issue that I didn’t even notice at first is THERE IS AN ISSUE ON THE LABEL which claims the bottle has 60 servings. This is untrue as the bottle has 60 pills but only 30 servings since each serving is 2 pills. In my eyes this is a typo (that has since been corrected for new bottles) so whatever, but I can see why this is upsetting as some people thought they were getting more product that they actually are. The front of the bottle does still say 30 servings.

The pills are pink! This is a cute detail for the product to look cute. Luckily if you are vegan and/or cruelty free you are in luck because this does not contain carmine! Carmine is crushed beetles which creates pink/red pigment. Yes, you read that correctly, beetles are crushed for pigment… gross! This is a common practice/ ingredient in a ton of beauty products, vitamins, and even candy. Another animal product commonly used in vitamins shark cartilage.. Thankfully there is no carmine or cartilage in Halo Booster!

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screenshot of https://halobeauty.com/pages/ingredients

I have seen online people posting photos of their pills changing color- I have not experienced this- but some have seen the capsules loosing their bright pink color.

Claims

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screenshot of https://halobeauty.com/products/halo-beauty-hair-skin-nails-booster

Ingesting

I take a sip of water, pop the pill in my mouth and then take a large gulp of water to wash it down. The pills do have a little bit of a earthy/chalky taste, but nothing too overpowering. They is no aftertaste after swallowing.

These pills are pretty big. I don’t have a hard time swallowing pill normally but these are a tough to swallow in all honesty. If I could change in thing about this I would make the pills smaller/less bulky. You can open these and add it to food or drink to ingest without swallowing the capsule if you prefer that route. I haven’t tried that.

Does it work?

This did hydrate my skin to the point I could see and feel results within 3 weeks. I noticed my skin feeling more supple, smooth and plump- plus my lips were not as chapped as normal! On the flip side, I noticed I was excessively thirsty and my urine was bright yellow. I looked into this and from what I’ve seen online, bright yellow urine is typically caused from an excess of Riboflavin, which is an ingredient found in Halo.

As for the nails and hair claims, not to toot my own horn, but I have very strong nails and hair, I was mainly focusing on the progress of my skin while taking this supplement.

My Results

In the before pictures you can see how chapped my lips are, the dry patches around my nose rings and my irritated acne. In the after photos my skin is so much healthier looking. (I do have makeup residue smeared under my eyes in my before photo, sorry about that, I didn’t notice when taking the photos).

Pros & Cons

Positives

  • Smoother skin on my face and body
  • Dark under eye circles appearing a little lighter
  • Less chapped lips
  • More hydrated skin
  • Gluten free
  • Soy free
  • Sugar free
  • Cruelty free
  • Vegan

Negatives

  • Hard to swallow
  • Excessive thirst
  • Expensive
  • Urine is bright yellow (excess of Riboflavin)

Overall- Will I re-purchase?

I don’t think I will be re-purcahsing. This worked wonders for hydrating my skin, but it is $40 a month which is almost $500 a year! I love the hydration results but that price tag is going to really add up month after month. I was hoping this would help my eczema patches around my elbows but unfortunately I haven’t seen any change in those areas.

Overall, I think this is a great product for hydration, if you can afford it for $40 a month. Also, if you are vitamin deficient than this product would probably be really beneficial to you! Please note that I am not knocking this product at all- I honestly will try the next product launch from Halo Beauty in the future too- this product just sit necessary for my lifestyle.

Has anyone tried this product? Let me know in the comments how it’s working for you!

Tati Westbrook’s New Brand- Everything We Know So Far

Today was the big reveal of Tati Westbrooks brand, which has been long awaited by her GlamLifeGuru followers- me included. If you are unfamiliar with Tati Westbrook, she is a very popular beauty guru who films reviews, tutorials, and more beauty related content. Her Youtube channel (glamlifeguru) has a huge following.

On Monday, Tati mentioned that she was launching a brand, but left it very vague. Her video on Tuesday was a FAQ’s about the brand and went into some detail. Today, we found out the details on the brand- including name, products, pricing, etc. Let jump right into this!

Screenshot of Glamlifeguru Youtube

What is the brand name?

Halo Beauty. Tati named her line Halo Beauty and explained that she felt the name represented her and her style. She mentions the word halo being pure, like her brand will be. I totally agree that the word halo goes hand in hand with Tati and her views. She has an angelic quality about her and always promotes health, inner beauty and being a positive person. I think the name is really cute, easy to remember and of course all you Beyonce fans can now sing your heart out to both Queen Bey and Queen Tati… “let me see your haloooooo, ooooooo”

What products will be sold by this brand?

Halo Beauty launch will be for one specific product. That product is a Hair, Skin & Nail Booster. This is a vitamin that is ingested orally, 2 pills in the morning and you’re done!

Screenshot of Glamlifeguru Youtube

How does it work?

This product works to hydrate and strengthen your hair, skin and nails. These are taken daily and you will see results within 3 weeks.

What is the price?

Each bottle will be $39.95 and it will include 60 pills (a one month supply).

Where will it be available?

This will be available ONLINE ONLY, via Tati’s website- halobeauty.com. Please be mindful and do not purchase from anywhere but her site (people sell harmful fakes very often in the beauty industry so don’t fall victim to that.)

Screenshot of  Halobeauty.com

When will this be available?

This is will launching THIS WEEK on Friday 03/02 at 10am PST.

Who are the investors?

Tati is doing this brand 100% by herself. There are no investors or collabs.

Is this privately labeled?

No! Privately labels means that a company buys fully developed products and just adds their label. This is not the case with this brand, Tati created the products, the packing, labels, and everything. This is not up-cycled or rebranded product, it is custom created for the Halo Beauty brand.

Are there harsh products or chemicals?

No! This is free of harsh chemicals, fillers, and animal byproducts.

Is this cruelty free?

Yes! This brand is cruelty free, meaning it is no testing on animals.
Is this vegan?

Yes this is completely vegan! This was made with no animal products or byproducts!

One thing that was not mentioned was the ingredient list- this will be listed on the psychical bottle as well as on the website on Friday so you can view before purchasing.

Backlash

It has only been a few hours since the big reveal and people don’t seem to be very happy about it. So far, I am seeing a ton of negative feedback online saying that they ‘expected more of Tati”. The most common remark I am seeing is that people are disappointed its not makeup…. Honestly, this was Tati’s decision to start her brand this way. If you are familiar with her channel, you know she’s huge on skincare and haircare.

I want to see a makeup line too, but we all have to start somewhere. Launching a product is a ton of work, PLUS she uploads quality content 5 times a week. This brand will expand when the time is right.

My thoughts– Am I purchasing?

The appearance of Tati’s hair, nails and skin is always flawless so of course that makes me want to try this out. I value Tati’s opinion and I try a lot of the products she gives good reviews on, so I am hopeful that this will be a great product.

I will be purchasing this on Friday and doing a FULL review so that I can share my thoughts with you after using the product. Although I do love Tati, this upcoming review will be 100% honest! I will be documenting my skin, hair and nails over the three/four weeks to see if there is an improvement and if I will buy again. Stay tuned for that!

What do you guys think? Are you excited to try this or are you disappointed? Let me know in the comments below!

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