Fight the good fight against animal cruelty in the beauty world; a roundup of cruelty-free makeup and skincare brands and how-tos to become a more conscious consumer.
Ethical Brands Making a Positive Change in Their Industry
One of the most important topics right now is making sure we buy from companies which are not only sustainable but also ethical. Sadly, even in the 21st century, we hear about companies that exploit workers and use unsustainable ingredients and processes. Boohoo was criticised for exploiting workers by paying them less than the minimum wage, as well as providing no COVID-19 protection in its Leicester factory.
4 Easy Reasons to Go Cruelty-Free with Your Cosmetics
There are around 8.3 million people who want animal testing to end for good – that’s a lot of people. Today, shoppers are wanting more transparency and ethical practices across virtually all aspects of our life – whether we’re spending less on fast fashion and more on second-hand stores, putting down an expensive brand for fair trade labels, or checking our favourite glow tanning product for cruelty-free labels in the beauty aisle. Shoppers want to feel confident that nobody was harmed or exploited in the making of the product.
The Difference Between Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty
The terms vegan and cruelty-free are often used interchangeably but they don’t mean the same thing. Vegan beauty means that products that don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients.
The rise of clean beauty - A trend for everyone
Redefining clean beauty Firstly, we want you to make eco-friendly decisions on beauty products with all the right information. There is a popular conversation taking place at the moment around clean beauty, and if you haven’t yet heard about it, we’re here to explain and fill you in on all the important details.
Why it is important to switch to Cruelty-Free cosmetics in 2020
If you have read my statement regarding cruelty-free make-up, then you will now that this has not been an easy path and that I have made mistakes in the past. I have found myself infuriated having purchased from a brand, one specifically springs to mind, thinking that they were cruelty-free only to discover two years in that they had changed their policy and are no longer cruelty free.
Animal Cruelty in the Makeup Community
Animals all over the world are being abused and tortured through animal testing of cosmetic products. Many places like the United States require new ingredients to be tested on animals before being released to the public, and China requires all makeup sold in the country to be tested on animals. But this behavior is not acceptable. There are thousands of already approved ingredients for companies to choose from for places like the United States, and if all makeup companies refuse to sell in China, they too could wake up to the reality of their cruel laws and save thousands of animals lives.
Top 10 Lipsticks for Dogs
Does your dog need a new look? Have you tried lipstick? Here are the top ten lipsticks for dogs! 1. Avon's Soft Matte Liquid Lip
The Ultimate Guide to Switch to Safer Beauty
Many of us like to think we treat our bodies in the best way possible. We exercise at least five days a week, we eat right and cut out many negative habits of all forms to live a clean and peaceful life. I want you to sit back and ask yourself; have you ever looked at the label for your beauty products?
Top 5 Cruelty-Free Facial Cleansers
I struggle so much with finding products that work best for and on my skin. I have combination skin, which means that I have both dry and oily skin. Not only do I have dry and oily skin, but I’m also very prone to acne and I get blackheads all the time. I have to find the right balance between hydrating my dry skin and trying to tame my oily skin, it’s not easy. Just last week I tried a face mask that said it was good for all skin types and it burned my skin; redness and it ripped off some of my skin. It was so sad, and I had some scabs around my eyes and cheeks because of it. Finding products that work and constantly changing up the routine is hard and annoying but once you find some products that work and your skin loves, there is no going back. Not all these products are going to work for you, but if your skin is as sensitive as mine, then I would recommend trying some of these products.
Lip Balm Addict
I am obsessed with lip balm, I always have been. If you ask anyone who knows me, they will tell you that I won’t leave without lip balm. If I forget it or lose it, I will go to end of the earth to find one. I can’t go more than two hours without reapplying. I LOVE lip balm! Is it an obsession? YES! Is it healthy? Probably not, not so sure but it is a problem. Am I okay with this? Sure, I love it so much I don’t really care. I suffer from dry lips. If I don’t reapply constantly, my lips will start to crust, crack, and bleed. I was always told that it’s because I don’t drink enough water but trust me, I drink more than enough. I pee so much it’s annoying, literally.
10 Good Quality Makeup Brands, Affordable and High-End
1. Morphe Now Morphe didn't used to be cruelty free, but now they are. Morphe isn't a classified drugstore brand; however it is a cheap, yet high quality and pigmented brand. They make collaborations with other rising artists—for example, Jaclyn Hill X Morphe and James Charles X Morphe. Both are affordable and pigmented.
What About Make-Up Brands That Sell to China?
The Cruelty Free movement has taken big steps the past couple of years, with the topic being discussed more openly and more people choosing not to use brands that still test of animals.