I’ve spent many years and thousands of dollars trying to get good skin. But here’s what I’ve learnt, you don’t need to spend a fortune on expensive products, and a good nights sleep will do your complexion wonders. A few years ago I got rid of my chemical ridden cleansers and moisturisers and instead used products I would only ever be comfortable eating. So here’s what I found.
If you’re passionate about wearing beautiful fashion that’s kind to animals and the planet, why should you compromise when it’s time to visit the hairdresser? Every day we use bathroom cabinets’ worth of personal care products, but we don’t always know what we’re rubbing into our scalps.
Palm oil. Blamed for deforestation and the destruction of natural habitats, it has certainly earned itself a name as the bogeyman of sustainable farming. But is it the worst option out there? And how can we, as consumers, change things for the better? Continue Reading
You’ve probably heard a lot about them lately – what with Obama managing to get a bill through congress to ban them and the big two Australian supermarkets promising to phase them out – but why are microbeads such a big deal?
Here’s everything you need to know.
So long, dry winter lips! It’s time to celebrate the coming of spring with some sunny-weather lipsticks. If you’re not sure which brands are better for people, the planet, and animals, we’ve done the research for you! Read on to discover some of our favourite cruelty-free lipsticks for the spring season.
Once upon a time it was difficult to get your hands on great cosmetics that weren’t tainted by animal testing. These days, however, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to ethical makeup. Here are our top picks that are fantastic for filling your makeup bag, and even better for our furry-friends.
We all know that plastics and other petroleum-based products can contain nasties that we shouldn’t get too intimate with. We’ve heard that reusing plastic water bottles too many times can mean absorbing chemicals that are not good for us. So then why are so many women and men alike willing to put these potentially toxic ingredients on our face, body and hair?
Our Marketing and Communications Manager Bethany used to wash her hair every second day with shampoo. Then she found an all-natural, waste and cruelty-free alternative. Not only has her hair become shinier and easier to manage, but she’s saved a tonne of money and lessened the impact of shower time!
Our regular fashion and beauty writer, Julia, shares her newfound love for cruelty-free, mineral makeup brand, Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics.
To say I’m a beauty addict is no exaggeration, so when I made the Youngblood discovery, I knew I had to share it with my fellow makeup connoisseurs.
I had never before consciously considered the impact of my purchase of foundation or lipstick, except for perhaps the affect it was having on my wallet. My beauty decisions revolved around what suited my skin tone, the cost of the product, and how accessible it was to me. Not once did I contemplate how these decisions would directly promote the use of animal testing.