One of the few stores in my area that I can walk into and find ethical fashion options at is Madewell. I love that Madewell does exclusive collaborations with various slow fashion brands, giving the brands exposure, and allowing me the chance to see and shop these beautiful items in person. In the last few months, they have really stepped up their game both with their Rivet & Thread made in the USA options, and their beautiful collaborations, even expanding into natural and cruelty free beauty products. No, this post isn’t sponsored, I simply hope it gives you some options for better choices, especially those of you who’s cities have limited brick and mortar stores like me!
Fall has long been my favorite season for nail polish, and over the past few years I’ve accumulated some tried and true shades. Since I’ve been working on using more non-toxic formulas, and also on decluttering my life, my collection has definitely diminished, but I have noticed three stand-out colors I continue to reach for. During this time of year I’m drawn to both deep reds and burgundies, and mauve shades with a hint of grey. I find that these two color families give me enough versatility for the season, and still feel autumn-appropriate. On to the polishes!
Happy Monday friends! I’m back with another beauty post, and today I’m sharing my current everyday makeup favorites. These are products that I am loving for a quick and easy daily makeup that looks natural but still pulled together. I’ve been all about simplicity when it comes to my makeup these days, and many of the products are staples in my collection for a fast makeup look. Most of these products are in the natural category, and all of them are cruelty free!
5-free? 7-free? 8-free? Cruelty-free?
Hi there friends, and happy Monday! As I’ve become more interested in natural and cruelty-free cosmetics, I’ve done a bit of research on nail polishes. Nail polish is one of my favorite things, and it was interesting to learn a bit more about the ingredients of each brand that I used. I put my nail polish collection through a bit of a detox, and today I want to talk about some brands that have remained favorites in my collection. Let’s go!
For years I played around with different lip colors from reds to pinks to berries, trying to discern what shades worked for me. I never felt I had found anything that suited me perfectly until the advent of the rose-brown lip trend a few years back. I tried out a 90s inspired shade and was instantly hooked! Since that day, deep neutral lip shades have become my signature beauty look, and I’ve enjoyed curating a collection of favorites. From mattes to creams and opaque formulas to sheer, today I’m sharing my favorite rose-brown lipsticks. Bonus: they’re all cruelty free, and two are 100% vegan!