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Longtime vegan, hardcore compassionate beauty junkie, serious cake aficionado, and lover of all things floofy and sparkly! If there's something in particular you'd like me to review, drop me a line at
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As y’all know there are always new and amazing vegan beauty products becoming available every day. I know it’s hard to keep track sometimes, but if you’re lookin’ to try some new goodies, here’s a list of skin and...

June 4, 2015By Leave A Comment!

DIY Lemon Poppy Seed Cookie Scrub

The following is a guest post by YouBeauty Expert Julie Ricevuto. With beach season upon us, your skin is in the spotlight. Yet, if you’re anything like the rest of us, the dry winter months have left you in need of a little TLS: Tender Loving...

June 4, 2015By Leave A Comment!

Cruelty-Free And Vegan Gel Nail Polish List

I’ve been receiving lots of e-mails lately inquiring about cruelty-free and vegan gel nail polish, so I thought I’d whip up a quick list. All of the gel and gel-like polishes listed below are 100% cruelty-free and vegan. If I’ve...

June 3, 2015By 7 Comments

LUSH’s Life’s A Beach Body Scrub Review

It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with body scrubs… DIY, store-bought, salt-based, sugar-based, I need ’em all! Dead skin cells ain’t welcome on dis bod! And one thing I’m certainly not down with when it...

June 2, 2015By Leave A Comment!

Nails of the Day: Zoya’s Genesis

Happy June!!! And Happy Vegan & Cruelty-Free Manicure Monday! This week I’m rockin’ two coats of Zoya’s Genesis, a diamond dust-like crystalline white with a micronized metallic pearl finish. This shade is from Zoya’s Paradise...

June 1, 2015By Leave A Comment!

May 2015 Petit Vour Vegan Beauty Box Review

Happy Petit Vour Unboxing Day! I’m stoked to reveal all the über fab goodies in this month’s Petit Vour vegan beauty box! If you’re new to Petit Vour, it’s a monthly subscription box that comes loaded with samples (including full-sized...

May 29, 2015By 1 Comment

May 2015 Vegan Cuts Beauty Box Review

Hip hip hooray, it’s Vegan Cuts Beauty Box unboxing day! If this is the first time you’re hearing about this rad subscription service, it’s a monthly beauty box ($19.95/month with free shipping) that delivers 4-7 vegan and cruelty-free...

May 27, 2015By 1 Comment

Cruelty-Free Household Cleaning Products

So you’ve made the transition to a cruelty-free lifestyle and have given up meat (and possibly/hopefully dairy), have dumped/donated/gifted all of your animal unfriendly clothes and shoes (leather, wool, and silk, etc.), and you’ve...

May 26, 2015By 1 Comment

Nails of the Day: Zoya’s Demetria

Happy Vegan & Cruelty-Free Manicure Monday! Hope you’re enjoying this scrumptious 3-day weekend! This week I’m rockin’ ONE (!!) coat of Zoya’s Demetria, a va-va-voomy, vampy, vibrant poppy creamy red (this post is...

May 25, 2015By Leave A Comment!

Kat Von D, Bite Beauty and Others Added to PETA’s Cruelty-Free List

This week PETA announced some amazing cruelty-free beauty news! Kendo Brands, which manufactures Kat Von D Beauty, Bite Beauty, Ole Henriksen, Elizabeth and James Nirvana, Formula X, and Marc Jacobs Beauty, has joined PETA’s Beauty Without...

May 22, 2015By 3 Comments

Vegan Teeth Whitening Products

No matta how crunchy you are (and I’m 74.36% crunchy mama), you gotta admit, we all want sparkly, pearly whites. Am I right or am I totally right? Whether you’re an avid coffee/tea/soda/wine drinker, smoker, hard candy or berry lovah,...

May 21, 2015By Leave A Comment!

Natural Oils with SPF + DIY Sunscreen Recipe

Even though my name is Sunny, I’m totally like a vampire when it comes to sunshiny rays. I love me some vitamin D (sourced from the sun), but I know that too much sun exposure can cause liver/sun spots, dilated blood vessels, wrinkles,...

May 21, 2015By Leave A Comment!
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