Tag: cruelty-free

My Konjac Sponge Review & Giveaway!

My Konjac Sponge is a Leaping Bunny certified vegan and cruelty-free company that makes sponges out of (take a guess!) konjac! The kind peeps at My Konjac Sponge hooked me up with some samples for review. Find out what the dealio with konjac...
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August 13, 2013By 48 Comments

India Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetics!

The times, they are a-changin’! In March of this year, the E.U. banned the sale of all animal-tested cosmetics, and just a few days ago, news broke that India has followed suit!! India is the first Asian country to ban animal testing for...
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June 30, 2013By 1 Comment

Nayked Botanicals Vegan Beauty Line

Get Nayked! That is the plea of Nayked Botanicals and trust me, you’ll want to once you try these 100% vegan products! Created by a veteran aesthetician, the products are different than your average vegan skin care line because they’re...
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Win a Christy Robinson ‘Cruelty-Free’ Necklace!

If you’re vegan, there’s no doubt you’re familiar with Christy Robinson and her ah-maaaaahzing cruelty-free jewelry. She uses earth-friendly recycled metals such as aluminum, copper, and sterling silver—and all of her designs...
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October 24, 2012By 45 Comments

My Favorite Vegan Things

List of goods: Healing Waters Salt Soak, $20 Strawberry Hedgehog Peridot Perfection Soap, $8 Burnt vanilla soy candle from The Soap and Paper Factory, $18 Bonding Over Beauty by Erika Katz, $14.95 Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Primer, $42 C.O....
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September 29, 2011By 2 Comments

Vegan vs. Cruelty-Free

I wanted to post about this because I think there may be some confusion as to what these terms mean in the world of beauty products and whether or not they are mutually exclusive. Bottom line: Cruelty-free products are not always vegan. On the...
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August 29, 2011By 5 Comments

Masks, Cleansers and Toners, Oh My!

I’m currently obsessed with switching up my face-washing and pampering routine. I’ve been exploring various cleansers, scrubs, masks, toners, moisturizers and eye creams looking for the magical dialed combo of awesomeness. Here’s...
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June 24, 2011By 1 Comment

My Favorite Vegan Things Part 2

List of goods: Kymaro Body Shapers, $30 each Kymaro Bust Up Cups, $30 Cruelty-free glow-in-the-dark nail polish from Claire’s, $8 Wembé Loofah Soap, 3 for $25 Grateful Body Toner, $18 Grateful Body Essential Eye Cream, $40 Intelligent...
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April 25, 2011By 2 Comments

Free Cruelty-Free Beauty iphone Apps!

Well, as much as I wish I were announcing a free VBR app (hopefully sometime soon), the Cruelty-Free iphone app is the next best thing. 😉 Sometimes when I’m out and about shopping for my beauty essentials, it can be hard to remember...
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October 6, 2010By 5 Comments

My New Favorite Vegan Eye Cream!

I go through eye creams like I go through toilet paper.  Ok, not quite, but I use eye creams religiously. I seriously want to stay young looking at least until I’m in my late 80s. 😉 Seriously, if we take good care of our skin now and...
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August 4, 2010By 7 Comments

Cruelty-free Tattoo Aftercare Review and Giveaway

All right tatted beauties, y’all are going to love this giveaway from Stay True Organics! Heck, even if you’re not sporting any ink (yet), you’ll be able to enjoy these products, too! Although I don’t have any tattoos...
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June 28, 2010By 24 Comments

Make Your Own Body Scrub at Home

It’s time to exfoliate! Who doesn’t want über soft, smooth, yummy skin? *lookin’ around, crickets chirping* Exactly! You can buy body scrubs at some stores for $20-30 a jar, or you can make your own vegan, cruelty-free body...
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June 11, 2010By 8 Comments
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