Prestige Soft Blend Khol Eyeliner in Havana

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I’m such a fan of the Prestige Total Intensity liners that I decided to try out their other liner formulas. The first one I purchased is the Prestige Soft Blend Khol Eyeliner. CONTINUE READING…

Palmers Olive Oil and Cocoa Butter Conditioners

Palmers Conditioners1 Palmers Olive Oil and Cocoa Butter Conditioners Winter weather takes its toll on our hair and skin, leaving most of us in need of extra hydration. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter and Olive Oil conditioners can give your hair that much-needed moisture boost. While I use these conditioners year-round as a once or twice weekly deep conditioning treatment, I’ve been reaching for them almost exclusively since temperatures dropped. CONTINUE READING…

Lippy Girl Makeup: Organic Lipstick and Mineral Blush

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Not too long ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find organic, paraben-free makeup. And in colors you actually wanted to wear? Forget it.

Nowadays that’s changing, thanks to companies like Lippy Girl Makeup. CONTINUE READING…

Holiday Giveaway! INGLOT Eyeshadow Palettes

Update 12/21/12: Congrats to winners Michele, Courtney, and Christine – I hope you love your palettes!


 

Today I’m launching my very first giveaway here at Buying Cruelty-Free!

This is a way of saying thank you for all the support, encouragement, and positive feedback I’ve received since launching this site. It’s also a way to help keep the word spreading about cruelty-free products.

 

OK now for the details and rules. Bear with me. CONTINUE READING…

Prestige Mascara Overview and Comparison

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For the last few months, I’ve been rotating between the three Prestige mascaras: My Blackest Lashes, My Biggest Lashes, and My Longest Lashes.

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Prestige Animal Testing Policy

Below is Prestige’s official animal testing statement, sent to me by the company. CONTINUE READING…

Makeup for Busy Mornings: MILANI The Multitasker Face Powder

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If you’re like me, your mornings can feel like a mad dash to get out the door on time. Makeup becomes an exercise in efficiency – throw on some moisturizer, a dusting of powder, a few coats of mascara, and GO (grabbing your fruit smoothie and tinted lip balm on your way out)…

Sound familiar? If so, allow me to share my newest discovery in my quest for a streamlined morning routine: Milani’s The Multitasker Face Powder.

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Boots No 7 Animal Testing Policy Details

UPDATE 1/17/14: From reader Terri, an article about Boots Expanding in China


 

I know many of us have questions about Boots No 7′s animal testing policy, so I contacted them. I asked whether ingredients or finished products are tested on animals, whether a third party conducts animal tests on Boots’ behalf, whether they sell in countries that require animal testing, and whether Boots plans to become Leaping Bunny certified or listed by PETA. They responded quickly to my questions – within 24 hours. Their response: CONTINUE READING…

Quick Cat Eyes: NYX Eye Markers

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Maybe it’s a throwback to my inner Crayola-loving child, but these marker-style liners like NYX Super Fat Eye Marker and NYX Super Skinny Eye Marker have always intrigued me. A product that makes getting the definition of liquid liner as easy as drawing with a marker… sounds promising, right?

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New Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Singles

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If you read my rave about Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Single in Brulee, you know I’m a big fan of Wet n Wild’s shadows. I recently picked up three new shades: Nutty 252B, Unplugged 301, and Panther 255C. CONTINUE READING…