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Cruelty-free beauty reviews, news & photos

There’s nothing beautiful about the suffering of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs or any other animal for the sake of your skincare, makeup or any other cosmetic product. That’s why I opt for cruelty-free, vegan beauty products and this is where you’ll find my beauty reviews, updates and some of my own research as I try to live a kind and compassionate lifestyle.

Lush Oxford Street
Cruelty-free beauty reviews, news & photos

LUSH Oxford Street: London 2017

posted by leann August 27, 2017 0 comments

Having been a Lushie for years now, I knew I had to pay their flagship store a visit before I flew back to Sydney. With three levels of Lush goodness to peruse through, I waded through the crowds of tourists and locals alike to marvel at their artfully curated collection.

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Aesop Protective Lip Balm review
Lip Balm

Aēsop Protective Lip Balm Review

posted by leann January 23, 2016 0 comments

I’ve had a bit of a rough relationship with Aēsop in the past, not because their products didn’t work for me, but because I’m an idealist and am always on the search for something ‘better’.

Last month I accepted that the KORA Organics Foaming Cleanser was just not the one, so once that was done I ran back to the Aēsop counter to repurchase the Parsley Seed Cleanser as well as this Aēsop Protective Lip Balm.

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Mecca Beauty Loop Level 2 - January 2016
Cruelty-free beauty reviews, news & photos

Mecca Beauty Loop Box Level 2, Q1

posted by leann January 20, 2016 2 Comments

It always feels great when you get free stuff for being a loyal customer! This is especially the case as a Mecca Beauty Loop member when they give you a box of samples to try as a way of saying ‘thank you’ for your patronage.

I picked up my Beauty Loop Level 2 box this morning at Bondi Junction and here’s what was in this quarter’s box of goodies!

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lush equal love valentines day campaign 2016
Cruelty-free beauty reviews, news & photos

2016 LUSH Valentine’s Day + Equal Love.

posted by leann January 17, 2016 0 comments

In the spirit of love and acceptance, LUSH Cosmetics is running a meaningful campaign for Valentine’s Day again this year with a range of limited edition LUSH goodies available from 27 January and ending on Valentine’s Day.

Marriage equality and LGBTQIA rights are two things I care deeply about so it’s nice to see companies like LUSH Cosmetics showing their support on a global scale.

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Neal's Yard Remedies Wild Rose Beauty Balm review
Skincare

NYR Wild Rose Beauty Balm Review

posted by leann January 9, 2016 0 comments

I had been eyeing this multi-tasking jar of balmy goodness for months before a sales assistant at David Jones had me at “lip balm” when I asked if it could be used for anything else other than what was listed on the box.

Admittedly, I broke my skincare budget to take this home with me but I was sceptical about its multi-purpose claims, the sales girl really, really vouched for those claims and I just really wanted to try another balm cleanser since LUSH’s Ultrabland so this is how the story goes.

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