Beauty finds

DIY Deodorant That Works!

First things first, credit were it’s due. The recipe below I’ve adapted from Natalie at HelloDay. She’s a fantastic wellness writer with a no BS approach. Pop on over if you want to know her secret to living a healthy lifestyle with 2 adorable independent girls age 3 and 5, navigating life and fitness while currently pregnant with her 3rd, ‘littl’ dude’!

Being vegan there are 2 products I have had difficulty finding an alternative. Toothpaste and deodorant. (more…)

December January Beauty Finds

I can’t believe it’s March already, we’re transition into a new season and I’m posting about December January Beauty Finds. Our skin renews itself about every 4 weeks so if I like something I like to give it more than a month to see if it works.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I have 4 requirements when it comes to skin care and cosmetics: Cruelty free and no animal testing (more…)

November December Beauty Finds

It’s only fitting as it’s nearly February for my November December Beauty Finds. My love for Korean skin care’s still going strong and the search for the ‘perfect’ cruelty free mascara continues. I feel that quest is going to be a long one. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I have a few requirements when it comes to all things beauty. Being a vegan makes life a little more interesting (more…)

October November Beauty Finds

I received some great news yesterday. As many of you know long before I became a vegan I’ve always opted for cruelty free beauty products. No animal testing please. Thanks to Leaping Bunny and PETA I’ve managed to stick to this. (Thankful too that my beloved Korean products also don’t!). For a long time it was down to the company’s ethics if they tested or not. A few years ago the EU banned all cosmetic animal testing with various organisations putting pressure on other countries to follow. So many brands I’ve avoid mainly due to China. I found out a few years ago while some companies say they don’t test on animals, if they sell physically in stores in China that means the products have been subjected to 3rd party animal testing as required by Chinese law, for all imported cosmetics. China did ban a few years ago animal testing on domestic products but imported products were still required to be tested. This meant I’ve left a lot of products on the shelf. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Care2 announced yesterday that China will soon allow importation of non animal tested cosmetics!. Which is fantastic news, if and when it happens! (more…)