They say good things come in threes.
After discovering TRINITY, I say they’re right.
Trinity is a skin, beauty and makeup line founded by Montreal’s babelicious boss lady, Nathalie Audant. With 10 years of experience in the world of cosmetics, (and 30+ years of experience being a beauty), Ms. Audant has launched a sleek, conscious and cool line of makeup products.
Everything you could possibly need from lipsticks and eyeshadows, to bronzers, and bb cream can be found on Trinity’s online shop.
And the best part is, the products are made in Canada, eco-friendly and not tested on animals. They also don’t contain the usual (evil) suspects like allergens, parabens and fragrances.
Trinity is an ethical brand that represents, health, sustainable living and beauty from the inside out.
Read on to learn more about the brand and the best beauty secrets from the source herself.
Can you tell us a little about what inspired the creation of TRINITY and what the word symbolizes to you?
Funny you ask! I get asked that question all the time …I guess TRINITY is an intriguing name. It symbolizes the number 3 which is a recurring theme in in the brand. For example TRINITY is made up of three key components SKIN, BEAUTY and MAKEUP. It also represents three life principles PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE which represent eternity, in hope that the brand itself will have a lasting impact.
Where are the products manufactured?
All of our products, apart from our brushes and pencils, are manufactured in Canada with love. We’ve decided to import our pencils from Germany due to the kohl quality found in that part of the world (kohl is the main ingredient found in cosmetic pencils).
What makes Trinity cosmetics different from some of the big brands we’ve all come to know like, MAC for example?
At TRINITY we don’t test our products on animals; we’re a cruelty-free , eco-conscious brand. The majority of our products are made nationally and not manufactured elsewhere in support of the Canadian economy and conflict-free goods.
The Trinity line is cruelty free, hypoallergenic, paraben-free, non-comedogenic and fragrance free. Could you briefly explain what each of those mean for people who may not be as well versed in the world of cosmetics?
Natural cosmetic brands, such as TRINITY, speak for themselves. They are cruelty-free meaning not tested on animals and the ingredients used are not chemically or synthetically made. They are for the most part hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic, paraben free and fragrance free. In addition, they also contain natural nutrients such as Vitamin E that keeps skin healthy and glowing.
Overall hypoallergenic makeup has so many benefits, from helping to prevent aging, acne and dark spots. They prevent inflammation. Studies are consistently showing that inflammation is at the root of multiple skin problems. Hypoallergenic products help prevent skin reactions hence preventing inflammation.
Non-comedogenic makeup contains ingredients that won’t clog your pores. Most people who are prone to breakouts or who have sensitive skin tend to benefit from using non-Comedogenic makeup.
Paraben is a chemical substance that has been used in the majority of cosmetic products for years. Paraben acts as cosmetic preservatives. However, recently, parabens have been found to increase the levels of estrogen, which can cause breast cancers. So yes! using paraben-free products is important to keeping you in good health and to having a toxic free life!
Some of the hidden chemicals that fragrance your favourite cosmetic products can cause serious health problems. The chemicals in these scents enter our bodies through our skin and lungs and can cause many different severe reactions. Some common symptoms includes headaches, dizziness, fatigue and nausea. This is why fragrance-free skincare and cosmetic products are imperative.
If you could give one piece of advice to women across the world when it comes to skincare and beauty, what would it be?
Never sleep with makeup on, moisturize and use sun protection! The worst thing a woman can do is sleep with makeup. At night, our skin is in repair mode and tends to absorb everything that’s left on its surface. That’s why it’s important to clean and moisturize daily with a good nutritious skin cream. During the day don’t forget to protect your skin against UV rays, which is the number one cause of skin damage. Wearing a daily SPF will protect your skin against the sun’s rays and premature wrinkles – or even worst skin cancer!
What’s next for Trinity?
We’re looking to eventually expand within the next 2 yrs, from an online shop to a local storefront. In the meantime expect to see a TRINITY pop up at your local beauty events. Our next space will be held at the “oHelloBeauty” Boutique PopUp Shop event taking place this July 9th at Espace Pop. Come see us then from 10am-5pm.