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Always keep a bottle of wine in the fridge for special occasions...
You know, like Wednesday. ๐Ÿทโœจ
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๐Ÿ“ธ via @sokoglam

Always keep a bottle of...

My #OOTD every day ๐Ÿ˜โœจ
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My #OOTD every day ๐Ÿ˜โœจ...

Itโ€™s the weekend! โœจ Iโ€™m off to Club Bed featuring DJ Pillow and Mc Blanky ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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Who else is an unapologetic homebody? ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
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// ๐Ÿ“ธ via @niu.body

Itโ€™s the weekend! โœจ Iโ€™m...

Ainโ€™t nuthin but a plant thing baby!
๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ’›๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒฟโ˜€๏ธ
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Ainโ€™t nuthin but a plant...

No-bunny ๐Ÿฐ was harmed in the making of @vegancuts Summer Makeup Box! ๐Ÿ’„โ˜€๏ธ Here's a peek inside this season's box, it's PACKED FULL of amazing cruelty-free + vegan makeup products! Ranging from a fruit pigmented lipstick ๐Ÿ’, 100% natural lip balm ๐Ÿ‘„, a multi-use roll-on highlighter โœจ, and more!
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๐Ÿ’‹ What is this Makeup Box?
It's a quarterly subscription box, curated by @vegancuts, where every 3-months, you'll receive 4-5 ๐™›๐™ช๐™ก๐™ก-๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฏ๐™š (not sample sizes) vegan makeup products to match the season! โ˜€๏ธ
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๐Ÿ’‹ How much is it?
Quarterly Plan (1 box): US$39.95
Annual Plan (4 boxes): US$37.45/box ($10 SAVINGS!)
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๐Ÿ’‹ Is it worth it?
Heck yes! This Summer Makeup Box includes $103 worth of products alone! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป
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๐Ÿ’‹ Who is this box for? 
Perfect for yourself or as a gift! ๐ŸŽ Whether you're new to cruelty-free + vegan makeup or just love makeup in general, you'll definitely enjoy discovering all the goodies in each season's box! ๐Ÿ’•
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#vegancuts #vegancutsmakeupbox #veganbeautybox #crueltyfreebeautybox #gifted

No-bunny ๐Ÿฐ was harmed in...

๐šŸ๐šŽ๐š๐šŠ๐š— โ‰  ๐šŒ๐š›๐šž๐šŽ๐š•๐š๐šข-๐š๐š›๐šŽ๐šŽ
some cosmetics labeled as 'vegan' doesn't necessarily mean they're also cruelty-free.
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How? the term '๐šŒ๐š›๐šž๐šŽ๐š•๐š๐šข-๐š๐š›๐šŽ๐šŽ' is generally used to imply the products and its ingredients were not tested on animals, whereas the term '๐šŸ๐šŽ๐š๐šŠ๐š—' is generally used to imply the products do not contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products (like carmine, beeswax, lanolin, honey, etc.)
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๐“ท๐“ธ๐“ฝ๐“ฎ: I'm saying 'generally' here because this is how the cosmetic industry is generally using these two terms, that's not to say these are ideal or perfect definitions and tbh, if it were up to me, there wouldn't be a difference as almost all animal-derived ingredients cannot be obtained in a 'cruelty-free' manner, but I digress.
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๐“ฎ๐”๐“ช๐“ถ๐“น๐“ต๐“ฎ๐“ผ: swipe โžก๏ธ to see a couple of real-life examples of products that are vegan ๐™—๐™ช๐™ฉ ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฉ cruelty-free.
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1๏ธโƒฃ Garnier claims their Ultimate Blends and new Fructis hair products are โ€˜veganโ€™, explaining these products do not contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products. But Garnier is actually not a cruelty-free brand, as Garnier does test on animals when required by law
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2๏ธโƒฃ In 2017, Lโ€™Orealโ€™s EverPure Shampoo and Conditioners were spotted with a โ€˜100% Veganโ€™ stamp on the packaging. Lโ€™Oreal claims these products are โ€˜veganโ€™ in which they donโ€™t contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products, but Lโ€™Oreal is definitely not a cruelty-free brand. Lโ€™Oreal does test on animals when required by law.
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๐Ÿ” Look for products that are both cruelty-free ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ vegan to ensure the products and its ingredients were not tested on animals ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ it doesn't contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
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Do you know of any other brands/products that claim to be vegan but isn't cruelty-free?๐Ÿค”

๐šŸ๐šŽ๐š๐šŠ๐š— โ‰  ๐šŒ๐š›๐šž๐šŽ๐š•๐š๐šข-๐š๐š›๐šŽ๐šŽ some cosmetics...

CHOOSING CRUELTY-FREE MATTERS ๐Ÿฐ to the millions of animals that are routinely blinded, poisoned, and killed each year for cosmetic testing. ๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ‡ It's not ๐’ฟ๐“Š๐“ˆ๐“‰ a mascara. And it may not be a life or death decision for you but it is for all the innocent animals used for product testing. 
You're either part of the solution or part of the problem. Which side would you like to be on? 
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Choosing cruelty-free matters & You CAN help to make a difference โœŠ๐Ÿปโœจ
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๐ŸŽจ via @justcomics_official

CHOOSING CRUELTY-FREE MATTERS ๐Ÿฐ to...

Beating the Monday Blues with this gorgeous bluish-purple pastel nail polish color from @nclabeauty called ๐˜Š๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ฌ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ด ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿน All of NCLA nail polish are cruelty-free, vegan, and 7-free! ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿปโœจ #veganmanimonday

Beating the Monday Blues with...

Pretending to look busy is hard work. // ๐Ÿ“ธ via @rabbitsrealm

Pretending to look busy is...

Yess. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Letโ€™s bake it happen!๐Ÿงโœจ

Yess. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Letโ€™s bake it...

Kind Salmon – Madam Glam Vegan Gel Polish Review

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A lot of you guys have been requesting for recommendations for cruelty-free and vegan gel polishes and admittedly, it’s been a struggle trying to find some that ship to Canada. But thankfully, Madam Glam vegan gel polishes ship to every country so I was able to get my hands on some to review and share my experience with you all!

This week, for Vegan Mani Monday, I’m trying out a summery coral pink gel color from Madam Glam called Kind Salmon.

Kind Salmon – Madam Glam

Color: Kind Salmon by Madam Glam is a light coral pink salmon creme color.

Kind Salmon – Madam Glam Gel Polish

Price: $19.95 or $9.95 for VIP members

Formula: I found the gel formula of Kind Salmon to be much thicker than the other gel color I’ve tried from Madam Glam, Floris. It takes some practice with getting used to the thicker formula and knowing how much of the polish to apply on your nails. At first, I had troubles with trying to get the right amount of polish on the brush where if I get too much product, it starts to pool resulting to an inconsistent application, and if I get too little product on the brush, the coat is too sheer and thin.

It took my second application to finally get used to it but in the end, the result was absolutely gorgeous! I just love the light coral pink color on my nails and the overall look of this gel manicure!!

Wear Test: It’s been 8 days since I’ve applied Kind Salmon Gel Color by Madam Glam on my nails and it’s still going strong! No signs of chipping whatsoever, I’ll update this post upon removal of the gel color.

Update: Two of my nails chipped on Day 11 of wearing Kind Salmon Gel Color. The gel color seemed to be holding up fine but because my nails chipped, a piece of the gel color came off with it and that’s when it started to lift and peel.

Vegan Gel Polish – Madam Glam
Madam Glam Vegan Gel Base & Top Coat Polish

Comments: Madam Glam’s Vegan Soak-Off Gel Polish is a 3 step process to ensuring your manicure last 2-3 weeks, in which, it requires a (1) gel base coat, (2) gel nail polish color, and (3) gel top coat.

Learning more my past mistakes, I properly prepped my nails this time and the top and base coat made a huge difference. The top coat added a beautiful glossy finish to my gel manicure while making it chip resistant and long-lasting.

I also learned that you should clean up around the cuticles before curing your nails and taking the time to apply your gel color to avoid getting polish around your cuticles which will harden when curing.

All of Madam Glam soak-off gel polishes are cruelty-free, vegan, and 9-free, meaning they are free of formaldehyde, toluene, DBP, formaldehyde resin, camphor, xylene, ethyl tosylamide, parabens, and acetone too.

Ingredients:
Acrylates Copolymer, Ethyl Methacrylate, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Trimethylolpropane Triacrylate, Rthyl Acetate, Dimethicone, Microcrystalline Wax, Mica, CI 77981, CI 77266, CI 77492, CI 77491, CI 77019

Madam Glam Gel Polish

Where to buy? Available on madamglam.com, some of Madam Glam vegan gel polish are also available on Amazon.

PR or Purchased? In full disclosure, Madam Glam sent me their nail polish to try. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way. All opinions expressed are always 100% my own.

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