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Cruelty Free Paw Paw Butters by Liv Lundelius
The every day beauty essential I can’t go without is a good lip balm. I use it on each and every client to pamper their lips while I do their makeup and before applying their lipstick. I also always have one in my handbag. While many of my favourite products have a luxury price tag attached to them, I am always on the lookout for affordable cruelty free beauty products that perform. My latest really delicious discovery are the Natralus Natural Paw Paw Lip Butters, a great staple to have in [...]
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Thumbs Up: Chantecaille
I popped into Mecca Cosmetica the other day to enquire about which cruelty-free make-up and beauty brands they carried and was thrilled to discover that none of the products they sell have been tested on animals. Now before you get too excited, I must clarify that some of their brands are owned by parent companies who sell to China, meaning they have other brands which test their products on animals (a prerequisite for selling their products in China). However, Mecca does still carry a good range of brands that are [...]
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Holiday Makeup Look by Liv Lundelius
It’s the silly season, people! Packed with celebrations and unusually busy for most of us, it’s also the time we want to enjoy the warm nights and see family and friends. With more sparkle in the wardrobe it’s fun to up the makeup game a little this time of the year and for special occasions. I just created this bold yet romantic look for a white magazine editorial, which is perfect for the holidays! I have received many requests on how to achieve the look. Now I will share a [...]
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My Favourite Eco-Luxe, Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands by Liv Lundelius
The lovely Toni Heague, our resident cruelty-free beauty expert, is unfortunately moving on. We therefore want to take this opportunity to thank Toni for her valuable contributions to Consume with Care and wish her all the best for the future. Toni has kindly introduced us to her very talented friend Liv Lundelius, who will be blogging about all things cruelty-free beauty going forward. Liv is a professional make-up artist, as well as life-long animal lover, who only uses cruelty-free beauty products in her kit. You can find out more about [...]
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The Natural Makeup Look, Done Naturally by Toni Heague
One of the boldest beauty statements is making no statement at all. Complexions that appear to be untouched are gracing the pages of magazines and ruling the runways. So, how do you create a flawless face that comes across as au naturel? More importantly, how do you achieve it using natural products? With many Australian beauty brands keeping their ingredients list as close to the earth as possible by using either organic ingredients or a mix of natural and organic ingredients, it’s wonderfully achievable. We break down different techniques and [...]
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Ethically Achieving the 2015 Beauty Trends by Toni Heague
Keeping abreast of the latest beauty trends and then mastering the techniques to achieve them is a skill in itself. So how do you then do this, in addition to ensuring you use ethical brands in the process? The answer lies with many inspiring Australian beauty businesses, which hold firm to strong ethical values without compromising on product quality and effectiveness. Here is our guide to ethically achieving the standout makeup trends spotted on the Spring 2015 runways. Baby Soft Nail Polishes After seasons of bold nail art, there is [...]

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