BELLA Hadid is following in the footsteps of Kourtney Kardashian and Hailey Bieber – by putting her name to a 'mood-boosting' frozen orange drink.
Unable to visit luxury Californian supermarket Erewhon myself, I recreated the $18 'Kinsicle' smoothie from home.
Following Hailey Bieber's strawberry glaze and Kourtney Kardashian's charcoal detox, Bella's smoothie is the brand's third celebrity drink collaboration.
Each pricey blend centers around a twist – a health kick, if you will.
While Hailey's is meant to feed the collagen in your face, and Kourtney's ingredients supposedly rid your body of toxins, Bella's claims to boost your immune system and mood.
Now that I've tried all three frozen concoctions, I believe there's a clear winner of both taste and effect.
Model Bella, 26, used mushroom powder for her drink – something I was initially dubious of.
But she promised a "creamsicle" flavor using with her range of non-alcoholic beverages, Kin Euphorics.
With rich nutrients and botanicals, the "Kinsicle smoothie" combines Bella's $39 High Rhode Social Magic mixer with 11 other ingredients.
Unfortunately, I couldn't get my hands on the Kin Euphoric liquid additive.
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However, I spent a total of $26 to recreate this Vitamin C-powered drink.
This made it by far the cheapest collaboration to make – and it still would've been with the High Rhode mixer.
The recipe calls for orange juice, dates, Lion's mane powder, a banana, frozen mango, aloe vera juice, pink salt, turmeric, coconut yogurt, coconut cream, and almond milk.
And let me tell you, this mixture is to die for.
As an experienced smoothie maker, initially, the ingredients threw me off.
Lion's mane? Never heard of it. Salt in a smoothie? Couldn't be me.
After having two Erewhon celebrity drinks hit my taste buds, it was hard to trust the process.
The other two led me into a sugar coma.
But I never could've guessed just how good it would be.
To make the heavenly orange and white swirl, I mixed the colored ingredients first.
Because I couldn't find exact measurements, I based the amounts on my keen eye and preference.
I put one-half a fresh banana, a cup of frozen mango, two dates, and three capsules of the $16.49 Om Mushroom Superfood Brain Fuel Mushroom Powder Capsules in the blender.
Then, I added a splash of aloe vera juice, Evolution Fresh Cold-Pressed Orange Juice, sprinkles of turmeric, and Himalayan salt.
I have to admit I chugged half the orange juice bottle before using it in the smoothie. Be careful; it's addicting.
Bella Hadid Kinsicle Smoothie
1 cup of frozen mango
3 capsules of the $16.49 Om Mushroom Superfood Brain Fuel Mushroom Powder Capsules
1 splash of aloe vera juice
1 splash of Evolution Fresh Cold-Pressed Orange Juice
1 cup of coconut cream yogurt
1 splash of vanilla almond milk
1 scoop of coconut cream
Once the bright and beautiful orange blend was complete, I set it aside in a glass.
For the delectable coconut cream topping, I mixed one cup of coconut cream yogurt, one splash of vanilla almond milk, and one scoop of coconut cream.
Honestly, in the past, I've been a bit of a coconut-flavor hater.
And the thin consistency of this portion didn't appear appetizing.
Yet, if there is one thing you take away from this review, let it be this: coconut cream, orange, and mango create the ultimate creamsicle delight.
The spikey taste of turmeric was masked by the sweet flavors of the fruit, while the lion's mane mushroom powder only added a satisfying chalky texture.
I know what you're thinking: "A satisfying chalky texture?"
However, it just felt like I was drinking a protein-powder milkshake.
Chopped bits of cold dates were sucked into my mouth with every sip, almost like a boba drink.
I should know by now not to doubt the power, influence, and art that Bella Hadid continues to produce in society, but I wasn't sure after trying Hailey's and Kourtney's smoothies.
For me, the sinking feeling of fullness that sat in the pit of my stomach from the strawberry glaze prompted a negative connotation behind the Erewhon collaboration.
Though the charcoal detox concoction sat better with me, the sugar count scarred me.
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And yet, the chewy date chunks, creamy coconut, and smooth finish of Bella's "Kinsicle" creation lifted my spirits and reinstalled my hopes.
I don't know whether Erewhon's next smoothie collaboration can beat this mood-lifting, immune-boosting, affordable masterpiece.
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