Welcome to another edition of Beauty Finds! This find in a way is a Recycle Less post too of 1699 Vintage and Nice, But First Lashes XXL Extensor de Pestañas /eyelash curler. Skip 3 paragraphs to get straight to the review.
I have a few requirements when it comes to beauty products: cruelty free, natural, clean, vegan better. I do my best to avoid nasty ingredients such as SLSs, parabens, PEGs, silicones, etc. Petrochemicals are the sneakiest with so many derivatives and aliases. I also avoid palm oil and it’s derivatives as I prefer orangutans. Coconut oil marketed as the good oil I’m also cutting down on as it can be just a damaging crop as palm oil. If I do get products containing palm or coconut oil I try to get organic or sustainably sourced. With make up it’s a little harder so I go for cruelty free brands. I prefer products with less plastic and thankfully more brands are aware consumers don’t want unnecessary plastic (or governments are telling them less plastic). My skin type’s oily sensitive, acne prone and now wrinkles. I know nothing stops those lines, but if I can delay them then….
I found this in one my favourite beauty shops in Spain, Druni. They have great range of smaller European organic, bio beauty lines as well as designer brands and a huge selection of beauty tools and accessories at very reasonable prices. The beauty tools often a fraction of the price of more well known brands and are great dupes. Did I mention they’re cute accessories too?!
I’ll admit when I saw this I didn’t have clue what it was. Only because it was for pestañas or eyelashes. I used to use an eyelash curler for years until I read they can actually damage eyelashes. I was also getting fed up of repurchasing one every 6-12 months as no matter how many refill curler pads you replaced them with they just didn’t give the same effect as when brands new. They’re also a lot of plastic waste with the replacement pads, packaging etc. Expensive too as I only ever liked Tweezerman’s eyelash curler. I got used to not using one, didn’t really give any thought about them until I saw this I missed open eyes! For €1.99 it was worth my curiosity without breaking the bank. That’s what I like about Druni (and Primor, another Spanish beauty chain), reasonable prices.Continue reading “Beauty Finds: 1699 Vintage & Nice But First Lashes XXL Extensor de Pestañas/Eye Lash Curler”