My cruelty-free collection: face

After deciding to go cruelty free with my cosmetics it took me some time to use up my existing products. But now I've built up quite a collection of new cruelty-free beauty products that I'm happy with, so I thought I'd share with you everything I'm currently using. This post is all about face products, starting with face creams and … Continue reading My cruelty-free collection: face

Tried and tested: Solait Instant Wash Off Tan

As the pale-skinned English Rose that I am I mostly steer clear of fake tan as I don’t think it really suits me. But sometimes when I’m bearing my arms and legs for a night out in the warmer months I do like to dabble with a bit of wash-off instant tan (such as Rimmel Sun … Continue reading Tried and tested: Solait Instant Wash Off Tan

Essential Burt’s Bees Kit

I’ve never used Burt’s Bees products before, and this essentials kit was a Secret Santa gift at Christmas. It’s actually the festive edition of the set, which just meant that it came in a red box rather than yellow/white – the products were the same though, and it contains 5 travel-sized products. Burt’s Bees are … Continue reading Essential Burt’s Bees Kit

Lush: aiding the quest for shiny hair

My blonde hair just never seems to look as glossy and shiny as dark hair. And I've also noticed that it has been starting to look a little frazzled on the ends. So I started a mini quest to achieve shiny blonde hair using cruelty free haircare brands, which lead to me to Lush. I’ve never … Continue reading Lush: aiding the quest for shiny hair

Adventures in cruelty free hair care brands

After deciding to make a real effort to use only cruelty-free I’ve been trying out quite a range of new brands and products, and today’s post is dedicated to hair care. I’ve always been one to have a variety of shampoos and conditioners on the go at any one time, so my goal is to … Continue reading Adventures in cruelty free hair care brands

Adventures in BB Cream: Chapter 1

I’m making more of an effort to use only cruelty free cosmetics, and hopefully this will become a lot easier thanks to the EU directive banning animal testing on cosmetics and their ingredients. However, there will still be some grey areas… for example, I’m not sure yet what this means for products that are also … Continue reading Adventures in BB Cream: Chapter 1