Posts tagged cruelty-free
Beauty Roundup: The battle of the Kylies, Estee Lauder’s big leap, and Karl’s beauty legacy

Umm, wait - how is June over already?! While the rains are slowly coming in, there’s been a downpour of epic beauty drops! Get ready for a roundup on all things Kylie (it’s a real beauty battle and things are about to get feisty!), and take some time to stand with Avon for a great cause. We’ll soon have the option of channeling Karl Lagerfeld’s signature style, but meanwhile let’s jump for joy at Estee Lauder’s announcement!

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Healthy Options Haul: What to get OTHER than the Aztec Clay

If not for cult favorites like the Dickinson’s Witch Hazel Toner and the Aztec Healing Clay, Healthy Options isn’t always an obvious choice when shopping for beauty products. If you’re conscious about avoiding certain ingredients or sticking to vegan formulations though, this is the place to be!

I recently scoured the Healthy Options to find more products that are cruelty-free, vegan, and don’t contain sodium lauryl or laureth sulfate (SLS and SLES), artificial colors, or parabens. Though Healthy Options may be pricier than regular groceries (for isn't that what it is?), they also have inexpensive finds that can meet more stringent beauty standards. Can you believe that I scored this entire haul for just P1,588?

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All about the makeup brand famous for their oil-controlling rice powder

When a makeup brand is known for quality products that are easy on the budget, they immediately jump to the top of my must-try list. US-based Palladio Beauty is known for their botanical and vitamin-infused cosmetics, which they've been making since 1985! Their makeup products have a reasonable price point and excellent color choices. And the best news – the brand is now available at Watsons and SM Beauty!

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Eye of Horus releases new vegan lipsticks named after goddesses

I was a little surprised to learn that Eye of Horus is actually an indie brand. We’ve featured them extensively on the site and are always blown away by the quality of the items, so it’s easy to assume that there’s a gigantic team of chemists and researchers slaving away to perfect their powerhouse collection of eye enhancers.

But no! The secret to Eye of Horus is the hands-on mother-daughter tandem of Heather and Holly Spierings, who make it their duty to know all about the exotic and health-beneficial oils that they incorporate into the products.

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