favourite five: cream eyeshadow sticks

The easiest, quickest eyeshadow product is a cream stick. Apply it where you like, smudge with your finger, and you’re good to go. Formulations between beauty companies tend to be pretty similar; the cheaper ones from my experience are almost if not just as good as the expensive versions.   e.l.f No-Budge Shadow Stick, £5…

Pixi, Rose Tonic: REVIEW

The brand: Widely available, always been cruelty free, you know em! The product: Traditional toner/hydrating essence. Who can use it: All skins. It’s so gentle and would be beneficial to everyone. Cruelty Free Status/ Vegan?: Fully CF, PETA approved. And vegan. Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Propanediol, Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sodium PCA,…

Best statement hair clips

Hair clips have been on the high fashion scene for a while, featured across catwalks in the past season by Valentino, Gucci and Versace to name a few. (Simone Rocha do some very fancy ones if you can spare the money.) Their aesthetic and practiality is undeniable! Apart from the fact they look increds, these…

&other stories SALE highlights (July 2019)

&other stories has a ‘Good’ labour rating based on the Good on You app and the 2017 Ethical Fashion Report. However, it is owned by H&M, by no means perfect. Here’s the best from their sale, now on: £18 £30 £32 £29 £53 £40 £25 £5 £21 £29 £41    

Scent of the month: Tuberose by Soaper Duper

£7 for 500ml of SLS free, pure tuberose smelling goodness. Not only is the wash itself lovely, creating good bubbles in the bath and the packaging 100% recycled plastic, but it smells like the best mix of green and fruit. So good for summer.   They also have a hand wash in the same scent….

Zelens Power D: Review

The brand: No animal testing, doctor brand. No fluff here. The product: Serum/oil, described as ‘Supercharged and vitamin-rich, this treatment serum is potent and deeply penetrative’ For who?: All skin types, didn’t make my oily skin any oilier of greasy. I think this oil would be best used on a more damaged or mature skin,…

Fashion Revolution Week, brand report. Where can we shop ??

This report looks into to top 200 clothing brands in the UK. Lots of companies didn’t respond, but the ones that did were required to answer questions on supply chains, environmental impacts etc. Definitely have a look for yourself, and work out where you’re willing to buy:   But in summary, the brands that didn’t…