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THIS ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’•โœจ . . ....

Did you know @bitebeauty has some vegan lip products now? ๐Ÿ’„โœจ I've always wanted to try this Canadian ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ makeup brand that specializes in lip products made with food-grade ingredients, and so I'm thrilled to hear they have some vegan options now! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป Including these intensely bold lip stains that are hydrating, long-wearing and lightweight! โค๏ธ All three shades (Sangria Slush, Strawberry Frozรฉ, and Orange Fizz) are vegan and do not contain carmine or other animal products. ๐Ÿ’‹
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#bitebeauty #bitelipstain #veganlipsticks #veganlipstain #gifted

Did you know @bitebeauty has...

Q: Is Aveeno Cruelty-Free?
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A: Aveeno is not cruelty-free in 2019; Aveeno products and ingredients are tested on animals when required by law. Aveenoโ€™s products are sold in-stores in mainland China, where all imported cosmetics are required by law to be tested on animals in 2019.
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It should also be noted that Aveeno is owned by Johnson & Johnson, a parent corporation that is still testing on animals in 2019.
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Swipe to see what is currently stated on Aveeno's website ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿป as well as evidence of their products sold in China. Because of Aveeno's decision to sell their products in mainland China, they must consent and pay the Chinese government to test their products on animals before they can sell in China. Therefore, we would NOT consider Aveeno to be cruelty-free.

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#ncla #nclabeauty #gifted

๐“ต๐“ช ๐“ฏ๐“ธ๐“ท๐“ฝ๐“ฎ๐“ต๐“ฒ๐“ท๐“ช โœจ by @nclabeauty...

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Cuddle weather season โ˜๏ธโœจ(๐Ÿ“ธ via...

Potatoes are LIFE ๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿปโœจ
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๐Ÿ“ธ via @livekindlyco

Potatoes are LIFE ๐Ÿฅ”๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿปโœจ ....

๐Ÿ”ฅ Current Obsession! โœจ I've been religiously using this vegan cream contouring palette by cruelty-free + genderless makeup brand @jeccablac ๐ŸŒธ it's perfect for creating both a natural or dramatic look โšก๏ธ blends like a dream and is buildable to a full-coverage.
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As a contour newbie, I really liked the little informative booklet that also came with the palette! Itโ€™s been so helpful with teaching me what works best for my face shape! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿปโœจ๐ŸŒฟ
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Are there any cruelty-free + vegan contour or highlighting products youโ€™d recommend? ๐Ÿฐ
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#gifted #jeccablac

๐Ÿ”ฅ Current Obsession! โœจ I've...

One true love ๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿฅ‘
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One true love ๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿฅ‘๐Ÿฅ‘ ....

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๐Ÿ’— manufactured in small batches to minimize wastage
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Good things come to those who stay hydrated ๐Ÿ’งโœจ๐ŸŒฟ (๐Ÿ“ธ via @popsugarbeauty)

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What’s Up? Cruelty-Free News (October 2016)

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What’s Up? is a monthly round-up of the latest news and updates in the world of cruelty-free beauty and lifestyle!

If you don’t have time to keep up with what’s been going on like which companies are no longer cruelty-free or new vegan beauty product launches, then don’t fret my friends! This round-up is sure to help keep you in the loop!

Becca Acquired by Estee Lauder

There goes, yet another, cruelty-free cosmetic brand bought out by a parent company that tests on animals. Estee Lauder has admitted to testing on animals when required by law and owns several other non-cruelty-free makeup brands likeย MAC and Bobbi Brown.

BECCA Cosmetics was known as a cruelty-free makeup brand with several vegan options but with reports of Estee Lauder acquiring the brandย has turned off some cruelty-free shoppers from supporting or buying BECCA Cosmetics ever again.

How do you feel about cruelty-free brands owned by a parent company that tests on animals? You can learn more about the points for and against supporting such brands in this post here.ย 

(Source: Business of Fashion)


Taiwan Bans Animal Testing!

YAY! Taiwan has banned cosmetic animal testing for both finished products and cosmetic ingredients. The new legislation will go into effect in 2019.

But that doesn’t necessarily mean all cosmetics you buy in Taiwan are cruelty-free asย Taiwan SPCA and #BeCrueltyFree Taiwan campaign coordinator Joy Liou explains,ย “Unfortunately, Taiwanese consumers can still buy cosmetics cruelly tested on animals if the product is imported, so our sights are now set on campaigning for an end to the import and sale of newly animal tested cosmetics.โ€

We’re moving the right direction, that’s what matters!

(Source: HSI)


Awaken your glow with Makeup Geek Highlighters. โœจThese babies are almost ready for you!

A photo posted by Makeup Geek (@makeupgeekcosmetics) on

Makeup Geek Launches New Highlighters

Cruelty-Free cosmetic brand, Makeup Geek just launched 13 new highlighters! The new highlighters can be used on the face or on the body and they’re available in 7 signature shades and 6 duochrome shades!

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8 out of 13 highlighter shades are vegan and carmine-free!ย 

  1. Midnight Sun
  2. Daybreak
  3. Ignite
  4. Luster
  5. Moon Phase (Duochrome)
  6. Electrify (Duochrome)
  7. Lit (Duochrome)
  8. Psychedelic (Duochrome)


ELF Just Launched New Vegan Makeup Brushes

ELF Cosmetics, known for their affordable makeup products, just launched a new line of chic vegan makeup brushes. The Beautifully Precise line includes 9 makeup brushes and they’re all super affordable! Like no joke, they’re only $5-12!

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LUSH Just Released Holiday Collection!

It’s not even Halloween yet but that ain’t stoppin LUSH from releasing some of their goodies from their Holiday collection! and everything is super adorbs! I’m totally adding a bunch of these in my Holiday wishlist!

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5 Comments
  • Carma MacPherson
    November 3, 2016

    Ok, I am looking for a new make up line that is good and DOES NOT TEST ON ANIMALS, I used Mary Kay for years and then I found out they do test on animals ๐Ÿ™ I have found skin care products, but I am having a hard time finding a good cosmetic line. Please help-Carma

  • Lii
    November 2, 2016

    This is great! I love learning about what is happening in the cruelty-free world monthly. Will be sure to check up on this every month ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Laura
    October 29, 2016

    Love this round up – I’m definitely not up to date with all of this so reading something like this every month is super great. Those highlighters look amaaazing! x

    Laura // Middle of Adventure

  • Tamara
    October 28, 2016

    I’m so happy about this (not the BECCA thing but everything else^^) so thank you for the sum up ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Vicky Ly
      October 28, 2016

      Glad you enjoyed the monthly news round-up, Tamara! and yes, itโ€™s definitely sad to hear about BECCA =(

โ€œMake ethical choices in what we buy, do, and watch. In a consumer-driven society our individual choices, used collectively for the good of animals and nature, can change the world faster than laws.โ€โ€• Marc Bekoff

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