Cruelty-Free Beauty and Skin Care

The Privilege of being Cruelty-Free (and why we need to acknowledge it)

Life is about choices, and there is no limit to what drives us to decide the way we do. There are endless reasons why anyone would choose to live a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle, for example, anywhere from health, to religion, to moral and ethical standpoints, to even peer pressure or familial expectations. The same… Continue reading The Privilege of being Cruelty-Free (and why we need to acknowledge it)

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Cruelty-Free Beauty and Skin Care

DIY Lipstick that Lasts (a.k.a how to create any colour you’ve ever wanted)

Ever seen a shade of lipstick that you weren't sure you liked enough to buy, but kept coming back to? Or couldn't find that specific shade or colour that you've been dying for? I'm sure other make-up enthusiasts were just as excited as I was when the Anastasia Beverly Hills Limited Edition Lip Palette came out, for… Continue reading DIY Lipstick that Lasts (a.k.a how to create any colour you’ve ever wanted)

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Tackle Blackheads in 3 Steps (a.k.a why nose strips and suction masks don’t work)

We've all been there: buying the nose strips, coating our face in glue and charcoal, eggwhite and toilet paper, or using peel-off suction masks to try and rid our faces of blackheads. I'll admit, there is something satisfying in seeing blackheads and whiteheads come away on those strips; seconds ago, they were stuck in your… Continue reading Tackle Blackheads in 3 Steps (a.k.a why nose strips and suction masks don’t work)

Cruelty-Free Beauty and Skin Care

My (Cruelty-Free) Korean 10-Step Skincare Regime (a.k.a what I discovered about pampering your skin)

Korean skin care has been growing in popularity in North America for quite some time now, and beauty enthusiasts have been eager to investigate the hype. My very first impression on coming it across it for the first time could be summed up in one word: overkill. Surely putting all of these products on your face… Continue reading My (Cruelty-Free) Korean 10-Step Skincare Regime (a.k.a what I discovered about pampering your skin)

Cruelty-Free Beauty and Skin Care

The BEST Cruelty-Free Lipstick (a.k.a everything you want in a lip colour)

In 2016, I made the decision to live as cruelty-free as possible, especially when it comes to beauty and cosmetics. I decided that I did not want to flaunt my vanity at the expense of animals, which meant a HUGE transformation in my make-up and skin care regimes. This took months, and to be honest, there… Continue reading The BEST Cruelty-Free Lipstick (a.k.a everything you want in a lip colour)