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Like I mentioned before in a previous post, it’s easy to be a little mindless about what beauty products we use, especially when eco-friendly cosmetics aren’t so mainstream.
Vegan diets are a growing trend, but there are a whole lot more ways to embrace a vegan lifestyle, starting with cruelty-free makeup. We wear the stuff every day, so it’s definitely an important part of an animal-friendly lifestyle, but it can also be an easy thing to overlook! This article by Becky Striepe on Green Living Ideas breaks it down with more info on cruelty-free makeup and even some DIY makeup recipes!
Argan oil is a great multitasking super-moisturizer that works beauty wonders! Here’s how to use organic argan oil for lips instead of traditional lip balm.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a watchdog group with a mission to get harmful chemicals out of our cosmetic products. Their new Red Lists are a set of consumer guides to help you shop smarter.
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 […]
One cosmetics company that makes several repeat performances in my vegan makeup bag is 100 Percent Pure. 100% Pure is a vegetarian company based out of the Bay Area that never tests on animals.
Looking for the perfect new addition to your beauty look? The compliment to your brand spankin’ new winter wardrobe? That last little stocking stuffer?
Finding the perfect natural mascara has not always been an easy task. Thankfully, we’ve come a long way in just a few short years. Oh to look back just 6 years ago, when I was first testing natural mascaras, searching for an alternative to my beloved Dior Show. For a while there, the outlook was […]
Who doesn’t love to get new things this (or any) time of year? I recently received the new natural beauty holiday collection from the folks at Alima Pure. Love the brand + love these new products!
I have been talking a bit lately about vegan makeup and beauty supplies, and for folks that aren’t familiar with a vegan lifestyle, this might seem a little bit…well…strange, right? You don’t eat nail polish! So, what is vegan makeup, and who cares, anyway?
I’ve just returned to Toronto, Canada and I’m settling back into my downtown life on this side of the Atlantic. It has me thinking about all the things I’ll need to find here in North America, now that I’m no longer living in London, UK. I’ve been switching to natural and organic beauty over the […]
Jinny S. of Lip Glosserie makes vegan lip gloss in a whole line of delicious flavors!
Unlike most oils, coconut oil is actually good for you. You can ingest it as well as using it on your body and your hair! When ingested, it helps aid in digestion, balance out our blood sugar levels, reduce cholesterol, as well as tons of other fun stuff. I converted to cooking with only coconut oil […]
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