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.
“Cruelty-free” refers to products that are not tested on animals, and “vegan” refers to products [...]
My fave at-home spa treatments—hands down—are face masks and bath treats. ←In fact, I like to combine these! There’s just something about rockin’ a deep-cleansing clay mask while taking a relaxing, bubbly, fizzy, aromatherapeutic bath that totally blisses me out.
HerbZone, an all-natural vegan line of bath and body products, has been my BFF these past [...]
The following is a guest post by Lindsey P., a personal trainer and freelance writer living in the Midwest. She’s writing on behalf of Colorado Technical University.
Now that I’m done with classes for the summer, I can concentrate on getting out and enjoying the heat and the sun. That means sundresses, shorts and halter tops—so I’ve [...]
LUSH is my BFF. Whenever I need a quick beauty pick-me-up, I head straight to my LUSH stash for some much-needed pamperin’ & TLC. These LUSHtastic goodies are my current faves:
Shimmy Shimmy Sparkle Bar, $6.95: First of all, I’m in ♥ with LUSH’s massage/lotion bars. They are super creamy, beautiful-smelling, low maintenance (aka not messy [...]
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 are some of my current faves (keep in mind some of these are splurges, but they’re so worth it):
Be Fine [...]
In my many years of testing the latest and greatest vegan beauty products, I’ve come across a kazillion beauty lines that have seriously kicked some major ass, but there are an elite few that have made me devoted, quasi-obsessed brand junkies.
Grateful Body is one of these said beauty lines that makes me wanna do cartwheels [...]
All right Lushies, prepare yourselves for one of the most amazing dry skin remedies for your hands… complete with argan oil (my beauty bestie), marigold petals and some shea buttery love.
LUSH’s new Tiny Hands Solid Serum ($5.95) is not only vegan, intensely moisturizing, beautiful smelling, conveniently totable (perfect for traveling – just plop it in [...]
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 Nutrients Organic Perfume Spray, $28
Heavenly Acupressure Mat, $30
What are some of your favorite vegan things?
Longtime vegan, hardcore compassionate beauty junkie, serious cake aficionado, and [...]
Please enjoy this guest post by Maria Rainier.
Although I once loved Trader Joe’s for supplying me with cruelty-free shampoo and conditioner for bottom dollar prices, I was pretty bummed when I saw, far down on the ingredients list, two types of parabens.
Although the jury is still out, many in the scientific and green community have [...]
As you can see, I’ve been on a DIY beauty products kick. If you’re like me and you’re sick of high-priced, chemical-laden cosmetics & skin care, and you prefer the DIY satisfaction of concocting your own naturally fresh beauty potions, homemade beauty recipes are the way to go! Sometimes the beauty products I make at home [...]