Archive for 2013

Petit Vour November Box Review

  Squeeeeeeee!! Guess what, lovies! November’s Petit Vour beauty box is Off. The. Hook! In case you’re new to Petit Vour, it’s a monthly subscription box that comes loaded with mini samples (and often full-sized samples) from fancy,...

November 25, 2013By Leave A Comment!

My Vegan Purse is Made from Plastic Bottles!

I’m using a plastic water bottle as my purse these days. On the rilla. I’ve got a big enough water bottle to fit my keys, wallet, makeup, tampons and Xanax (so you know it better be roomy). Here’s the story. A start-up in New York City...

November 21, 2013By 2 Comments

VBR’s Lip Tar FAVES!

For those of you who are new to OCC Lip Tars, they’re 100% vegan and cruelty-free, super über duper mega pigmented for LONG-lasting wear, and they come in over 50 fun shades (everything from pinks,purples and reds to yellow, orange,...

November 19, 2013By 3 Comments

Manicure Monday: Zoya in ‘Pinta’

Now that I’ve started Manicure Mondays on VBR, I totes get excited to switch up my nails on a weekly basis. Today I’m rockin': Zoya nail polish in Pinta, $8: It’s a dark vampy purple with strong blue undertones. It’s...

November 18, 2013By 2 Comments

Ellovi Butter Review & Giveaway!

I ♥ ♥ ♥ decadent, rich, creamy, smooth body butters—almost as much as I love cake! ←And TRUST, I don’t say that lightly! My all-time FAVE body butter is *drum roll* Ellovi’s BUTTER! Why is it the dopest of the dope,...

November 15, 2013By 29 Comments

My Experience with IPL at Artful Aesthetics

I’m vain, and I’m not ashamed to say it (well, maybe a teensy bit). Y’all already know I’m obsessed with anti-aging serums and creams. My goal is to look 29 when I’m 86. 😉 I had been dying to get an intense pulsed...

November 13, 2013By Leave A Comment!

My Vegan & Cruelty-Free Skincare Regimen [VIDEO]

My vegan skincare regimen includes includes a variety of cruelty-free cleansers, toners, serums, creams, and moisturizers. Find out which ones are my faves! What’s your favorite vegan skincare product?...

November 12, 2013By 2 Comments

Happy Manicure Monday!

New week = new nails! I’m rockin’ Surf’s Up by Authority Cosmetics’! It’s a stunning deep coral pink, and you only need ONE coat for this intense color! BTW all of Authority Cosmetics’s nail polish is 100%...

November 11, 2013By 1 Comment

China Plans to Phase Out Cosmetics Animal Testing!

Sweet, celebratory news from HSUS: China’s Food & Drug Administration has announced that starting June 2014, China plans to remove its mandatory animal testing for domestically manufactured cosmetic products! This is so HUGE, I can’t...

November 8, 2013By 4 Comments

Vegan Presence November Box Review!

Yahoooooooooey!!!! My November Vegan Presence package arrived, and it came right before I took off for vacay (yup, I’m currently writing this from the magical island of Kauai!). I brought EVERYTHING (sans the Catpods Kitty Pucks) with me...

November 6, 2013By 1 Comment

Cruelty-Free Shopping in A Nutshell

Since you’re already on this site, I think it’s safe to assume you already have a soft spot for animals. By shopping cruelty-free, you’re helping save animals and using your purchasing power to increase the demand for more compassionate...

November 5, 2013By Leave A Comment!

10 Beauty Tips I’d Tell My Younger Self

With age comes wisdom, and with wisdom comes 20/20 hindsight, and with hindsight comes “damn, I should have eaten more damn kale!”. When I think about my beauty habits from my younger days, I literally cringe. I’m hoping my...

November 4, 2013By 5 Comments
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