Browsing the "cruelty-free" Tag

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LVX: A Luxury Vegan Nail Polish Brand

After kicking my nail biting habit almost two months ago, I have been searching for that holy grail of polish.  At this point I’m basically the Indiana Jones of the polish world.  Since I spent so many years without any chemical smell on my fingertips, it’s something I notice right away – either in application, […]

April 18th

Review: Gabriel Cosmetics Nail Polish Remover Pads

Okay, so you’ve scrupulously amassed nail polishes that are “five free.”  (That means they don’t include formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toulene, dibutyl phthalate, or camphor).  While you were at it, you made sure to avoid brands that test on animals.  Then the time comes when you’re ready to remove that color from your nails, and you’re […]

April 4th

Tarte Cosmetics Acquired by Pro-Animal Testing Company, KOSÉ

I was disappointed to hear the announcement this week that Tarte Cosmetics, which has been touted as an environmentally conscious company that doesn’t test on animals, was bought out by KOSÉ, a Japanese cosmetics company that supports animal testing. KOSÉ has now acquired a 93.5% share in the company, which includes most of the shares […]

March 21st

Shea Terra Organics: Healing with Nature in Africa

For over a decade Shea Terra Organics has been developing high quality healing products from indigenous African ingredients. “Our most important goal from the start has always been to support Africa through self-empowerment and environmental programs, and bring awareness about the continent’s diversity and beauty.” ~Shea Terra Organics’ founder, Tammie Umbel Shea Terra has culminated […]

October 9th

A Marriage of Science And Nature: Saaf Pure Skincare + Founder Interview

  Just launched in February ’08, Saaf Pure Skincare is a British beauty brand that’s scientifically-researched, carefully formulated and one of the most certified skincare ranges in the world.  Accreditations include organic certification from the Soil Association (one of the most stringest certification agencies in the world), certified 100% Vegetarian by the Vegetarian Society, Vegan Society registered, Halal certified (no GMOs, alcohol or irradition) […]

August 14th