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Site We Love: Petit Vour

Where in the world have we been? We only just discovered Petit Vour and are face palming ourselves for not knowing about it sooner. Petit Vour sells some of the most luxurious, vegan and cruelty-free products available in makeup, skincare, hair, bath, body, and lifestyle categories. Can’t figure out what to buy or want to test out everything that’s out there? Then sign up for the subscription box service instead! In addition to selling full-size products, Petit Vour offers a beauty box for just $15 a month or $180 for the entire year. Each box will contain over $35 of product with free shipping. Click here to sign up! Check out some of the vegan, cruelty-free, non-toxic products that we are crushing on so hard right now. French...

Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate: Get Smooth Winter Skin

If you have noticed a difference in your skin, you’re not the only one. The winter weather can really dry out your skin. We start to notice it when our lips start to get chapped and all of a sudden we look in the mirror and notice that there is a bit of patchy foundation on our face. When skin dries out, the dead skin can actually begin to clog pores as well. In addition to the patchiness, you might also notice a crop of pimples, blackheads, or whiteheads starting to form. Keep your skin supple, smooth, and soft by simply exfoliating. As always, all of these products are cruelty free.   dermalogica Daily Microfoliant, $55 It’s so gentle that it is to be used daily! Clarisonic Mia 2...

Plane Travel Skincare Tips

With the holidays comes a lot of traveling. If you plan on flying somewhere, you may be dreading the effects of how air travel can wreck havoc on your skin. A short flight can have some people landing with patchy skin, oily skin, or even a crop of new zits that come out of nowhere. To make it worse, you’re traveling to see people that you probably don’t normally see, and want to look your absolute best. Making a once or twice a year impression on them with a fresh breakout is incredibly annoying, especially if family photos will be taken. There are a few things that you can do to help prevent unexpected skin issues when flying. 1. Hydrate There is very low humidity in a plane cabin, which...

Hot Color Trend: Dusty Rose

Dusty rose is the latest color trend that is on everyone’s lips, literally. So many of today’s biggest makeup names have come out with their own version of this romantic, vintage-style pink hue that is getting everyone to pucker up. Check out some of our favorite incarnations that look great on all skin shades. Colourpop Viper, $6; ColourPop.com Site Description: You’ll really want to sink your teeth into this true dusty rose. Anastasia Beverly Hills Dusty Rose, $20; Sephora.com Site Description: Just one application leaves lips with smear-resistant coverage that stays put for hours. NUDESTIX Kiss, $24; Sephora.com Site Description: A soft, non-drying matte lipstick, lip liner, and cheek blush in all-in-one pencil. Bite Beauty Macaroon, $24; Sephora.com Site Description: A multistick that applies like a cream and wears like a powder. bareMinerals Swag...

IT! Cosmetics 25% Off Friends And Family Sale

One of our favorite, cruelty-free beauty brands is having a family and friends sale! Right now you can get 25% off your entire order with the code: ITFRIENDS. All orders over $30 will get free shipping too! Shop now because the code will only work through November 5th, 2016. Keep scrolling to find the perfect products for your skincare and makeup needs. Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream With SPF 50+, $38 It’s a full coverage cream that has an anti-aging serum in it and SPF 50. This is a great everyday product to use that doesn’t feel heavy. Confidence In A Cream, $48 We are big fans of items that multi-task. The product not only provides moisture, but it has been created to plump fine lines, create a smooth...

Summer To Fall Beauty Transition: Skyn Iceland

    Starting to notice a change in your skin? You’re not the only one! With the change of the season comes a need for change in your skin regime. The weather cools down, there is less moisture in the air, and the wind can really hit your face hard. Skyn Iceland has a whole array of cruelty-free and paraben-free produces that will make you feel and look amazing for the colder weather. Their formulas are created with pollution-free Icelandic glacial water for a very unique approach to skincare. Just the idea of there being glacial water in these items blows our minds. Check out some Skyn Iceland products that you are going to want to have in your beauty arsenal. Arctic Face Oil, $35 Face oil is a great...

5 Beauty Tips You Must Try

We love our beauty products! We love them so much that along the way of testing and sampling and watching YouTube videos, we’ve come away with some fantastic tips that we had to share with you. From the perfect cat eye to how to avoid patchy foundation, we hope you get as much use out of these tips as we do. The Perfect Cat Eye Paula’s Choice Gentle Touch Makeup Removers, $23 Pssst. It doesn’t have to go on perfectly. If you can’t draw on the exact shape you want, erase excess liner with a Q-Tip dipped in makeup remover to do so. Erasing can provide the precise lines you are looking for. Patchy Foundations Cover FX Custom Infusion Drops, $48 If you’re a bit behind on exfoliating, or have found...

Cruelty-Free Brand: NYX

NYX is one of the hottest beauty brands out there right now and it just so happens to be cruelty free. The company has so many fantastic beauty products to choose from and the prices are very affordable. Not only that, but the array of color options is fantastic. Be sure to check them out if you see a stand in your local drugstores. If you can’t find it in stores, they offer everything online at nyxcosmetics.com as well. Check out what NYC products we are currently obsessed with. Velvet Matte Lipstick, $7 On point! These matte lipsticks are super saturated and have really great staying power. We love how they don’t dry lips out. Pore Filler, $25 Fake perfect skin with this smooth and lightweight pore filler. It creates...

Summer Switch Up: Beauty Products To Use Now!

Be sure to switch up your beauty routine for the summer. Skincare needs change from the cold to warm weather, and full-on, made-up faces can melt quite easily in the heat if you plan on being out and about. Check out these easy makeup switches that you can add to your routine to beat the summer humidity and heat. IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream With SPF 50+, $38 Not only does this CC cream have great coverage, but it’s got your SPF covered as well! Burt’s Bees Sugar Scrub Cranberry and Pomegranate, $12.99 You’ll be showing a lot more skin during the summer, whether you’re in a cute off-the-shoulder number or a sexy bikini. Make sure your skin looks nice and smooth. Tarte Cheek Stain, Was $30, Now...

2016 Cruelty-free Sunscreens

Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy the outdoors as much as possible. Be sure to protect your skin from harmful rays by slathering on some sunscreen. While daily sunscreen application is a must, I know there are some of you out there who forget to do so until the summer season is upon us. If you’re looking for some new sunscreens with SPF to try out, here are some fabulous cruelty-free sunscreen options. Beauty tip: When using on the face, apply after your moisturizer, as you want it to be the top layer on your skin. tarteguard 30 Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum, $32 JASON Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 $8.54 Kate Somerville Daily Deflector SPF 50+ Sunscreen, $48 YES to Cucumbers Nature Sunscreen SPF 30, $8.99 COOLA Sport Continuous Spray...