cruelty free make up

July August Beauty Finds

Happy October!

Beauty Finds is back with my July August finds! 

When it comes to cosmetics and skin care I have a few requirements. No animal testing, no selling physically in China, no nasty ingredients such as petroleum, SLS’s, parabens etc (more…)

Tarte Cosmetics International Delivery and Giving into NYX Cosmetics

A few weeks ago I found out by chance that Tarte Cosmetics now delivers direct to Spain. Not all products are eligible but most of their products are. Prices are a little less than brand equivalent in Sephora España and I was able to take advantage of their Independence Day free shipping which included free international shipping. Usually free international delivery qualifies on orders over €65. A major draw for me to them is that they are cruelty free with a few vegan products. 

I was curious how they were able to cosmetics ship to Spain without getting flagged in customs. From experience and maybe the law’s changed within the last 3 years, Spain doesn’t allow the import of make up. It’s touch and go if parcels clear custom inspections and if it’s courier sent, it’s more likely to get stuck/flagged. The way they got around it was having (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…)

Weekend Friday Favourites.

I’ve signed up for my 3rd Spartan Race! I’m running the Super, 13km+ in May this year. I couldn’t decided between running both the Super and the Beast again. I opted in the end for the Super to give mojo I can run the Beast again. I’ve still to run the Sprint but I don’t think I will as I know I can do the longer distances. So I’m back in training for obstacles races not that I haven’t been since the last one. The money bars and walls I need to be more lemur.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Anyways a short and sweet Weekend Friday Favourites (more…)