{"id":605128196402,"title":"Ogee Makeup Review: Cleanest Cosmetics Brand?","created_at":"2023-03-25T18:10:14-04:00","body_html":"\u003cscript type=\"application\/ld+json\"\u003e\/\/ \u003c![CDATA[\n{\n \"@context\": \"https:\/\/schema.org\",\n \"@type\": \"Article\",\n \"headline\": \"Ogee Makeup Review: Cleanest Cosmetics Brand?\",\n \"keywords\": \"ogee, ogee review, ogee reviews, ogee makeup, ogee makeup review, ogee makeup reviews, ogee makeup where to buy, ogee makeup sticks\",\n \"description\": \"Our research team analyzes the ingredients in Ogee Sculpted Complexion Stick and Ogee Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil based on medical studies to give our take on whether the products are safe and effective. We feature real, unsponsored Ogee customer reviews including product demos.\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/ogee-makeup-review\",\n\"author\": {\n \"@type\": \"Person\",\n \"name\": \"Calloway Cook\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/pages\/calloway-cook\",\n \"sameAs\": \"https:\/\/www.linkedin.com\/in\/calloway-cook\/\",\n \"jobTitle\": \"President\",\n \"knowsAbout\": \"entrepreneurship, dietary supplements, herbal supplements, eCommerce, medical research\",\n \"alumniOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"EducationalOrganization\",\n \"name\": \"S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University\"\n },\n \"memberOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Illuminate Labs\"\n }\n},\n\"editor\": {\n \"@type\": \"Person\",\n \"name\": \"Nely Aldrich\",\n \"honorificSuffix\": [\n \"M.D.\",\n \"FAAD\"\n ],\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/pages\/nely-aldrich\",\n \"sameAs\": [\n \"https:\/\/www.healthgrades.com\/physician\/dr-nely-aldrich-gf53b\",\n \"https:\/\/www.linkedin.com\/in\/nely-aldrich-16b99530\/\"\n ],\n \"jobTitle\": \"Dermatology Reviewer\",\n \"knowsAbout\": \"skincare, anti-aging, wrinkles, acne, moisturizer, clinical research, clinical trials, hair, aging, sunscreen, soap\",\n \"alumniOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"EducationalOrganization\",\n \"name\": [\n \"University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center\",\n \"Northeast Ohio Medical University\",\n \"Kent State University\"\n ]\n },\n \"memberOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Illuminate Labs\"\n }\n },\n\"image\": {\n\"@type\": \"ImageObject\",\n\"url\": \"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Ogee_Makeup_Thumbnail.png?v=1679788821\",\n\"width\": \"2763\",\n\"height\": \"2763\"\n},\n\"citation\": [\n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/28213845\/\", \n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/24442052\/\",\n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/19250168\/\",\n\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/il-makiage-review\",\n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/36056869\/\",\n\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC6787119\/\",\n\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC5796020\/\",\n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/19995365\/\",\n\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/zo-skin-health-review\",\n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/24510054\/\",\n\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/31596227\/\",\n\"https:\/\/ogee.com\/products\/sculpted-complexion-stick\"\n],\n\"mentions\": [{\n \"@type\": \"Brand\",\n \"name\": \"Sculpted Complexion Stick\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Brand\",\n \"name\": \"Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Thing\",\n \"name\": \"jojoba seed oil\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Thing\",\n \"name\": \"iron oxides\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Thing\",\n \"name\": \"coconut oil\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Thing\",\n \"name\": \"titanium dioxide\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Brand\",\n \"name\": \"ModeSens\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Amazon\"\n }\n],\n\"datePublished\": \"2023-03-25\",\n\"copyrightHolder\": {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Illuminate Labs\"\n},\n\"publisher\": {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Illuminate Labs\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/\",\n \"description\": \"Illuminate Labs is the most transparent supplement company in the U.S., and is a leading publisher of research-based health information.\",\n \"knowsAbout\": \"supplements, science, nutrition, exercise, health, medication, pharmaceutical, wellness, diet, weight loss, medical research\",\n \"publishingPrinciples\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/pages\/editorial-guidelines\",\n \"memberOf\": [\n {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"U.S. Chamber of Commerce\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/www.uschamber.com\/\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Certified B Corp\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/www.bcorporation.net\/en-us\/\"\n },\n {\n \"@type\": \"Organization\",\n \"name\": \"Natural Products Association\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/www.npanational.org\/\"\n }\n ],\n \"logo\": {\n \"@type\": \"ImageObject\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Illuminate_Labs_Favicon_48x48_7595c3cc-e27b-47b8-a4fe-edcc7ed9b29a.png?v=1666502785\", \n \"width\": 48,\n \"height\": 48\n},\n \"foundingDate\": \"2019-01-30\",\n \"sameAs\": [\n \"https:\/\/www.instagram.com\/illuminatelabs\",\n \"https:\/\/twitter.com\/illuminatelabs\",\n \"https:\/\/www.linkedin.com\/company\/illuminate-labs-supplements\",\n \"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/channel\/UCpgSJAsIPb-fZ25djtTxBEA\"\n ]\n }\n}\n\/\/ ]]\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Ogee_Makeup_Review_Article_Header_Image_Optimized.png?v=1679782210\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan class=\"dc\"\u003eO\u003c\/span\u003egee is a luxury organic makeup line that’s becoming increasingly popular. The brand describes their products as “Beyond Clean Beauty” and sells lipstick, facial cleansers, contour sticks and more.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eBut does Ogee contain research-backed and clean ingredients for improving appearance and skin quality or is it a waste of money? Does the brand contain any questionable additive ingredients? What retailer sells Ogee for the best price? And how do real users rate and describe the benefits of Ogee makeup?\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIn this article we’ll answer all of these questions and more as we analyze the ingredients in two of the most popular Ogee makeup products (Sculpted Complexion Stick and Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil) based on medical studies to give our take on if the products are clean and worth the money.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe’ll also provide a cost breakdown that shows which retailer sells Ogee makeup for the lowest price and feature real, unsponsored Ogee user reviews.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eSculpted Complexion Stick Ingredient Analysis\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" alt=\"Ogee Sculpted Complexion Stick ingredients\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Ogee_Makeup_Sculpted_Complexion_Stick_Ingredients_Optimized.png?v=1679788438\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe ingredients in Ogee Sculpted Complexion Stick are shown above.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis product is a tinted moisturizer and comes in a variety of shades. It has a number of research-backed ingredients.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eBeeswax\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e was shown in a \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/28213845\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e published in the \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAAPS PharmaSciTech\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e journal to improve skin moisture content and repair skin barrier function.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eJojoba seed oil\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is one of the most effective natural moisturizers, and may have anti-aging effects as well as moisturizing effects according to a 2013 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/24442052\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eCoffee seed oil\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e was shown in a \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/19250168\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e published in the \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eJournal of Cosmetic Dermatology\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e to increase collagen and elastin production in skin. The study authors suggest that this ingredient “might improve physiological balance in the skin.”\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eIron oxides\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e are the cleanest naturally-derived colorants for tinted cosmetic products, and much healthier than artificial dyes. As we documented in our \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/il-makiage-review\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIl Makiage reviews\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e article on another popular cosmetics brand containing this ingredient, iron oxides are non-toxic and clinically shown to protect skin from UV damage.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003ePatchouli\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e was shown in a 2022 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/36056869\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e to have a potent anti-aging effect on skin cells in a test tube environment.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eElderberry\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is an antioxidant-rich fruit that was shown in a \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC6787119\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e to reverse the inflammatory response in human skin cells.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThere are no questionable or unhealthy additive ingredients in this formulation.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eOverall, we are highly impressed with this product. It contains a number of research-backed ingredients and we believe it’s likely to improve skin quality, moisturize skin and protect skin from UV damage. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis is the best cosmetic formulation we’ve reviewed to date on Illuminate Health and would recommend it. It’s very challenging to find cosmetic products without fragrance and synthetic preservatives that pose potential health risks.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBut how do real users rate and describe the aesthetic effects of Ogee makeup? We’ll review in the next section.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eReal, Unsponsored Ogee Makeup User Reviews\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA TikTok creator named Som does a live product demo of Ogee makeup for contouring and shares her thoughts on the brand:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote style=\"max-width: 375px; min-width: 325px;\" data-video-id=\"7099140479761026350\" cite=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/@sommerxleigh\/video\/7099140479761026350\" class=\"tiktok-embed\"\u003e\n\u003csection\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/@sommerxleigh?refer=embed\" title=\"@sommerxleigh\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e@sommerxleigh\u003c\/a\u003e The results 😭😭 I love!!! @ogee \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/makeup?refer=embed\" title=\"makeup\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#makeup\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/fyp?refer=embed\" title=\"fyp\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#fyp\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/ogee?refer=embed\" title=\"ogee\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#ogee\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/music\/original-sound-7099140413214296874?refer=embed\" title=\"♬ original sound - Som ✵\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e♬ original sound - Som ✵\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cscript src=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/embed.js\" async=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eA YouTube creator named Britteney Walton shares her thoughts on how effective Ogee products are on darker skin:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ciframe title=\"YouTube video player\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/VDysUajAo8o\" height=\"315\" width=\"560\" allowfullscreen=\"\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share\" frameborder=\"0\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTinted Sculpted Lip Oil Ingredient Analysis\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"margin-right: -198.5px; float: none;\" alt=\"Ogee Tinted Lip Oil ingredients\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Ogee_Makeup_Tinted_Sculpted_Lip_Oil_Ingredients_Optimized.png?v=1679788482\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe ingredients in Ogee Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil are shown above.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eLike the previous Ogee product, this one contains several research-backed ingredients.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eCoconut oil\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is the most effective plant oil for improving skin quality, and also has an anti-aging effect according to a 2018 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC5796020\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003emeta-study\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e on plant oils and skin quality.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eHydrogenated castor oil\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e may be an effective natural exfoliant according to a \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/19995365\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e published in the \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBritish Journal of Dermatology\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eTocopherol\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e, also known as vitamin E, can help protect the skin against UV-induced damage as we referenced in our review of \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/zo-skin-health-review\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eZo skincare\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eBeta-sitosterol\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is a plant sterol that’s not only good for the body but good for skin. A 2014 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/24510054\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinical trial\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e found that this ingredient is a potent anti-inflammatory when applied topically, and may be effective against dermatitis and reducing skin lesions.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eTitanium dioxide\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e is one of the most effective and safe sunscreen ingredients. It’s been \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/31596227\/\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eclinically shown\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e to not be systemically absorbed and to be highly effective at blocking the damaging effects of UV rays on skin.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThis product is entirely free of questionable or unhealthy additive ingredients.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe’re very impressed with this formulation. Not only is this lip oil likely to improve skin quality and the hydration of the lips, it has no potentially unhealthy ingredients. We would recommend this product based on its formulation.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eWhere to Buy Ogee Makeup for the Best Price\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eOgee makeup is sold at a variety of online retailers. Here’s a price breakdown for the two products reviewed in this article:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSculpted Complexion Stick\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eModeSens: $64 (shipping, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/modesens.com\/product\/ogee-sculpted-complexion-stick-linden-1.75n-66619320\/\"\u003elink\u003c\/a\u003e)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBrand website: \u003c\/span\u003e$58 (plus $6.99 shipping)\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ogee.com\/products\/sculpted-complexion-stick\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003elink\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAmazon: \u003cstrong\u003e$64 (free shipping\u003c\/strong\u003e, \u003ca rel=\"sponsored\" href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/3ZdWLYY\"\u003elink\u003c\/a\u003e)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eTinted Sculpted Lip Oil\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBrand website: $28 (plus $6.99 shipping)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAmazon: \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e$28 (plus $2 coupon and free shipping\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e depending on plan – \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/40TqFSb\" rel=\"sponsored\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003elink to official Amazon listing\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eReal Customers Review Ogee Makeup\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eAmazon is a better resource for honest customer reviews than a brand’s website in our opinion.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eOgee Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil has been reviewed over 2,600 times on Amazon with an average review rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe top positive review from a verified purchaser is written by a user named “Alyssa Pettit” who claims that Ogee’s formulation is more hydrating than similar products she’s tried:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e“I was originally hesitant because I’ve never tried a ‘sculpted’ lip oil… but needless to say, I am IMPRESSED. It glides on so smoothly and gives the perfect amount in one swipe. No over applying, goopy mess on your lips. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eIt’s not sticky at all and is super hydrating. I have always suffered from severe dry, cracked lips no matter what season it is. But this lip oil is no joke. It’s perfect and I will continue to buy again, and again!!!!”\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThe top negative review from a verified purchaser comes from a user named “Dachshund Mom X 3” who claims the product isn’t a good option during the winter months:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e“After using religiously for several days in a row, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003eI saw no improvement or any difference from my normal product. My lips continued with peeling and bleeding. This product just made my lips feel like I had an abundance of lip gloss on and they felt gross if I wanted a sip of water or to eat something. So, if you are like me in winter, save your money\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e, this product won't help you.”\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003ePros and Cons of Ogee Makeup\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eHere are the pros and cons of Ogee makeup as a brand in our opinion:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePros:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eResearch-backed ingredients\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eShould improve aesthetics\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eCleanest cosmetic formulations we’ve reviewed\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eZero questionable additives\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBeautiful branding\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eFavorable online reviews\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCons:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eSomewhat expensive\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eConclusion\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eOgee is the best cosmetics brand that we’ve reviewed to date on Illuminate Health. The brand has impressive, research-backed formulations that may have anti-aging and skin hydrating effects. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMost importantly, the two Ogee products we reviewed are entirely free of questionable additive ingredients, which is exceedingly rare for a cosmetics brand.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eWe recommend both Ogee Sculpted Complexion Stick and Ogee Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eMost online customer reviews we came across of the brand were favorable.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","blog_id":49281925193,"author":"Calloway Cook","user_id":26601750601,"published_at":"2023-03-25T20:06:15-04:00","updated_at":"2023-09-12T12:35:09-04:00","summary_html":"We analyze the ingredients in Ogee Sculpted Complexion Stick and Ogee Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil based on medical studies to give our take on whether the products are safe and effective. We feature real, unsponsored Ogee customer reviews including product demos.","template_suffix":"","handle":"ogee-makeup-review","tags":"_related:cosmetics"}

Ogee Makeup Review: Cleanest Cosmetics Brand?

Ogee Makeup Review: Cleanest Cosmetics Brand?


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Ogee is a luxury organic makeup line that’s becoming increasingly popular. The brand describes their products as “Beyond Clean Beauty” and sells lipstick, facial cleansers, contour sticks and more.

But does Ogee contain research-backed and clean ingredients for improving appearance and skin quality or is it a waste of money? Does the brand contain any questionable additive ingredients? What retailer sells Ogee for the best price? And how do real users rate and describe the benefits of Ogee makeup?

In this article we’ll answer all of these questions and more as we analyze the ingredients in two of the most popular Ogee makeup products (Sculpted Complexion Stick and Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil) based on medical studies to give our take on if the products are clean and worth the money.

We’ll also provide a cost breakdown that shows which retailer sells Ogee makeup for the lowest price and feature real, unsponsored Ogee user reviews.

Sculpted Complexion Stick Ingredient Analysis

Ogee Sculpted Complexion Stick ingredients

The ingredients in Ogee Sculpted Complexion Stick are shown above.

This product is a tinted moisturizer and comes in a variety of shades. It has a number of research-backed ingredients.

Beeswax was shown in a clinical trial published in the AAPS PharmaSciTech journal to improve skin moisture content and repair skin barrier function.

Jojoba seed oil is one of the most effective natural moisturizers, and may have anti-aging effects as well as moisturizing effects according to a 2013 medical review.

Coffee seed oil was shown in a clinical trial published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology to increase collagen and elastin production in skin. The study authors suggest that this ingredient “might improve physiological balance in the skin.”

Iron oxides are the cleanest naturally-derived colorants for tinted cosmetic products, and much healthier than artificial dyes. As we documented in our Il Makiage reviews article on another popular cosmetics brand containing this ingredient, iron oxides are non-toxic and clinically shown to protect skin from UV damage.

Patchouli was shown in a 2022 clinical trial to have a potent anti-aging effect on skin cells in a test tube environment.

Elderberry is an antioxidant-rich fruit that was shown in a clinical trial to reverse the inflammatory response in human skin cells.

There are no questionable or unhealthy additive ingredients in this formulation.

Overall, we are highly impressed with this product. It contains a number of research-backed ingredients and we believe it’s likely to improve skin quality, moisturize skin and protect skin from UV damage. 

This is the best cosmetic formulation we’ve reviewed to date on Illuminate Health and would recommend it. It’s very challenging to find cosmetic products without fragrance and synthetic preservatives that pose potential health risks.

But how do real users rate and describe the aesthetic effects of Ogee makeup? We’ll review in the next section.

Real, Unsponsored Ogee Makeup User Reviews

A TikTok creator named Som does a live product demo of Ogee makeup for contouring and shares her thoughts on the brand:

@sommerxleigh The results 😭😭 I love!!! @ogee #makeup #fyp #ogee ♬ original sound - Som ✵

A YouTube creator named Britteney Walton shares her thoughts on how effective Ogee products are on darker skin:

Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil Ingredient Analysis

Ogee Tinted Lip Oil ingredients

The ingredients in Ogee Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil are shown above.

Like the previous Ogee product, this one contains several research-backed ingredients.

Coconut oil is the most effective plant oil for improving skin quality, and also has an anti-aging effect according to a 2018 meta-study on plant oils and skin quality.

Hydrogenated castor oil may be an effective natural exfoliant according to a clinical trial published in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Tocopherol, also known as vitamin E, can help protect the skin against UV-induced damage as we referenced in our review of Zo skincare.

Beta-sitosterol is a plant sterol that’s not only good for the body but good for skin. A 2014 clinical trial found that this ingredient is a potent anti-inflammatory when applied topically, and may be effective against dermatitis and reducing skin lesions.

Titanium dioxide is one of the most effective and safe sunscreen ingredients. It’s been clinically shown to not be systemically absorbed and to be highly effective at blocking the damaging effects of UV rays on skin.

This product is entirely free of questionable or unhealthy additive ingredients.

We’re very impressed with this formulation. Not only is this lip oil likely to improve skin quality and the hydration of the lips, it has no potentially unhealthy ingredients. We would recommend this product based on its formulation.

Where to Buy Ogee Makeup for the Best Price

Ogee makeup is sold at a variety of online retailers. Here’s a price breakdown for the two products reviewed in this article:

Sculpted Complexion Stick

ModeSens: $64 (shipping, link)

Brand website: $58 (plus $6.99 shipping), link

Amazon: $64 (free shipping, link)

Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil

Brand website: $28 (plus $6.99 shipping)

Amazon: $28 (plus $2 coupon and free shipping depending on plan – link to official Amazon listing)

Real Customers Review Ogee Makeup

Amazon is a better resource for honest customer reviews than a brand’s website in our opinion.

Ogee Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil has been reviewed over 2,600 times on Amazon with an average review rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.

The top positive review from a verified purchaser is written by a user named “Alyssa Pettit” who claims that Ogee’s formulation is more hydrating than similar products she’s tried:

“I was originally hesitant because I’ve never tried a ‘sculpted’ lip oil… but needless to say, I am IMPRESSED. It glides on so smoothly and gives the perfect amount in one swipe. No over applying, goopy mess on your lips. It’s not sticky at all and is super hydrating. I have always suffered from severe dry, cracked lips no matter what season it is. But this lip oil is no joke. It’s perfect and I will continue to buy again, and again!!!!”

The top negative review from a verified purchaser comes from a user named “Dachshund Mom X 3” who claims the product isn’t a good option during the winter months:

“After using religiously for several days in a row, I saw no improvement or any difference from my normal product. My lips continued with peeling and bleeding. This product just made my lips feel like I had an abundance of lip gloss on and they felt gross if I wanted a sip of water or to eat something. So, if you are like me in winter, save your money, this product won't help you.”

Pros and Cons of Ogee Makeup

Here are the pros and cons of Ogee makeup as a brand in our opinion:

Pros:

  • Research-backed ingredients
  • Should improve aesthetics
  • Cleanest cosmetic formulations we’ve reviewed
  • Zero questionable additives
  • Beautiful branding
  • Favorable online reviews

Cons:

  • Somewhat expensive
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Conclusion

Ogee is the best cosmetics brand that we’ve reviewed to date on Illuminate Health. The brand has impressive, research-backed formulations that may have anti-aging and skin hydrating effects. 

Most importantly, the two Ogee products we reviewed are entirely free of questionable additive ingredients, which is exceedingly rare for a cosmetics brand.

We recommend both Ogee Sculpted Complexion Stick and Ogee Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil.

Most online customer reviews we came across of the brand were favorable.