Hi everyone, Just a quick note so you all know I’m hosting tonight’s #cfbloggers chat on Twitter from 9-10pm UK time. If you don’t already follow me, check out my feed (@harmlesslife) for the details or go to @cfbloggerschat. I’m planning to discuss vegan and cruelty-free beauty ingredients. It will probably over-run so if you’re… Continue reading Cruelty-free and vegan beauty chat tonight
Apologies to anyone who has already read this post and may have followed my recommendation of shopping at Sainsbury’s. I have made the following amendment to the post to address issues brought to my attention via Twitter earlier today:- “2. Shop somewhere that is good at labelling their vegan products *Edit 18/02/2016 Sainsbury’s appears to… Continue reading Urgent Update to 7 Tips for New Vegans post (re Sainsbury’s)
We all hear about the debate over whether certain chemicals are safe to be used in cosmetics, but do most of us know where our beauty products come from? Based on how shocked I was to find out the origins of many common beauty ingredients, I highly doubt it. I’ve been vegetarian for twenty years… Continue reading Are moo-cows hiding in your lipstick?
After searching for vegan beauty tags, it doesn’t look like there are many out there so I’ve created my own. If you do this tag, please let me know and, if you use it on your blog, I’d love it if you could give harmlesslife.com a mention. Feel free to use as much or as… Continue reading #VeganBeauty tag
This tag originally contained some US-specific questions, so I’ve amended it to a UK-friendly version. Makeup Blush or bronzer? Blush Lipgloss or lipstick? Gloss Eyeliner or mascara? Mascara Foundation or concealer? Concealer Neutral or colour eyeshadow? Neutral Pressed or loose eyeshadows? Pressed Brushes or sponges? Brushes Nails OPI or Barry M? Barry M Long or… Continue reading This or That: Beauty Edition (UK version) tag
Making the decision to switch to a vegan lifestyle can be daunting, especially when you realise just how many animal ingredients are out there. I hope anyone new to veganism, or anyone who just wants to reduce the animal-based products they buy, find these tips useful. 1. Take small steps if the big ones are… Continue reading 7 Tips for New Vegans
Welcome to my blog. I’m April and this will be my little corner of the internet where I try to help raise awareness of some issues that are important to me, along with injecting a bit of fun by sharing my beauty addiction with you. The blog has been a long time coming, as I’ve… Continue reading Finally started…