Tag Archives: cosmetics

3 Reasons to Join the Cruelty-Free Movement

3 Reasons to Join the Cruelty-Free Movement

More than 80% of the world still allows animals to be used in the testing of cosmetics and consumer products, according to Cruelty Free International, a global organization working to end animal testing. The cruelty-free movement aims to end that pra ...
Getting Real With Cruelty-Free Beauty

Getting Real With Cruelty-Free Beauty

You want to do the right thing vis-a-vis our furry friends—but sometimes it’s just not so straightforward. There’s a plethora of designations that suggest  “cruelty-free” or “not tested on animals” but many are misleading. The problem is that while c ...
DIY Makeup: Homemade Natural Foundation

DIY Makeup: Homemade Natural Foundation

I’d been eating organic produce and using sulfate-free shampoo for several years, but it didn’t dawn on me that I was applying toxic ingredients to my face every day until I recently glanced at the list of ingredients for my favorite foun ...
Homemade Makeup: DIY Natural Eye Shadow

Homemade Makeup: DIY Natural Eye Shadow

As someone who typically prefers the minimalist look when it comes to makeup, I must confess that eye shadow is one of my favorite cosmetic products. I adore my mineral foundation and I love my lip balm, but when my eyes need a little extra-special & ...
How to Create a Summer Glow With Bronzer

How to Create a Summer Glow With Bronzer

You don’t have to lounge for hours in the sun to get a sun-kissed look—in fact, you don’t have to step foot under those harsh, wrinkle-causing rays at all. Thanks to the glow-giving power of powdered bronzer, your skin stays safe, you sta ...