Malin and Goetz Cruelty Free

New cruelty-free find: Malin+Goetz

We recently flew back to the UK to visit family and decided to treat ourselves with a bit of an upgrade. Not the full ‘front of the plane’ kind of upgrade unfortunately (I spend waaaay too much on cosmetics to ever be able to afford that kind of luxury) – but it was at least […]

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Pinterest success – easy up do

I’ll start today by acknowledging this is a bit off track and I promise I’m not going to start posting a whole heap of DIY hair ‘how-to’ stories/videos – we’re still all about cruelty-free beauty and healthy living, I was just so surprised by my own success that I wanted to share this one. (In fairness, I […]

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Tints of Nature to ‘dye’ for …

With a fairly large birthday last year (let’s just say it contained a 0 and a 4 – and not worry too much about the order of said numbers), hair colouring is now an essential for me – no longer just for fun or a change of style. However, having a five year old, a […]

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‘Yes To’ Cruelty Free

According to their website, the Yes To brand is a range of super-natural beauty products (face, body, hair, lip and baby) that: 1 – Work: YES TO products work because we never compromise. Our products are always at least 95% natural, free of parabens, petroleum, phthalates and SLS, and made with recyclable materials 2 – […]

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Palmer’s Australia – Against Animal Testing

Call me cynical, but I have always been suspicious about the “X is against animal testing” statement sometimes found on the back of some ‘cruelty-free’ cosmetic products. Maybe it’s just me, but it just seems so … well weak. Just because you’re ‘against’ something doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. My husband is ‘against’ unnecessary (in […]

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The Quest For Cruelty-Free Hotel Toiletries

When I’m staying at hotels I normally stay well away from the free bathroom products. The choice on offer generally seems to fall into one of two categories; luxury products (for luxury hotels) or plan cheap and chemical. Unfortunately the decisions about what products to offer seem to be made around positioning and cost, rather […]

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