The question that I think everyone on their cruelty free journey considers at the beginning: does cruelty free beauty cost more? The answer: no. It does not cost more to go cruelty free. There are some great affordable cruelty free beauty brands both at the pharmacy and in stores like Mecca and Sephora, from NYX … Continue reading Does Cruelty Free Beauty Cost More?
Hey! Today's post is on two things you can swap to be a more sustainable and conscious consumer. One of my New Years Goals was to make more conscious decisions and these two items I have swapped into my life help me make more ethical choices in my everyday. They are super easy swaps to … Continue reading 2 Easy Sustainability Swaps
Kathmandu is a well known adventure clothing brand, originating from New Zealand and with many stores in Australia. It has an outdoors, adventure and environmental aesthetic. But how does this aesthetic match up with the ethics of the brand? According to the 2016 Australian Fashion Report (a great source in itself, and used by the … Continue reading Kathmandu Brand Ethics
Hello! Today I will summarise China’s cosmetic animal testing laws. They are complicated but they are the main culprit for brands not being cruelty free. It is a shame that China has these mandatory testing laws in place because brands will often enter into the huge Chinese market and be tested rather than maintain any … Continue reading China’s Animal Testing Laws
Why do companies still test beauty products on animals? To me, animal testing of beauty products in this day and age is futile. There are so many ingredients already on the market that have historically been tested on animals and are therefore deemed safe. Why can’t companies just use these? Alternatively there are other … Continue reading The Futility of Animal Testing
Hello everyone! I thought today I would share with you my top tips for shopping cruelty free! Do your research! The best way to make sure you are buying cruelty free products is to research brands before you shop. The first time I went to Sephora I had done my research on the brands … Continue reading How to Shop Cruelty Free
Hello everyone! Today I thought I would talk about the issue of mineral oil – the facts and my personal opinion. Mineral oil is a divisive issue in the beauty world. But what is it and why is it an issue? 1. Mineral oil is a by-product of petroleum. 2. It is used as a … Continue reading Mineral Oil