Is Thrive Causemetics Cruelty-Free & Vegan?

Thrive Causemetics Cruelty-Free

I have been eyeing Thrive Causemetics products for quite some time now. But I haven’t purchased anything yet because I wasn’t sure about their cruelty-free status. As I mentioned in my post on cruelty-free claims, there are several factors to consider when determining if a company is in fact cruelty-free. I reached out to Thrive Causemetics and asked them a series of very specific questions in order to determine if they are cruelty-free. Their customer […]

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Top 10 Charlotte Tilbury Products

Charlotte Tilbury Top 10

This week’s post is very special because it is a guest post by Alejandra from Aly Doom. She has a blog and a Youtube channel where she talks about cruelty-free makeup. Alejandra also has a beautifully curated Instagram feed! As I have gotten to know Alejandra, I have discovered that she has a profound love for Charlotte Tilbury products. So it was only natural for her guest post on the soulful bunny to be […]

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Why MAC Cosmetics Is Not Cruelty-Free

MAC Cosmetics Is Not Cruelty-Free

Are you under the impression that MAC Cosmetics is a cruelty-free brand? Have you seen M·A·C marketing itself as a cruelty-free brand? There is a lot of confusion surrounding M·A·C’s cruelty-free status. Unfortunately, MAC Cosmetics is NOT a cruelty-free brand.* I have to begin by emphasising that there is no regulation of the term “cruelty-free” which means that brands can claim to be cruelty-free even if they are not (you can find out more about […]

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JĀSÖN Normalizing Tea Tree Shampoo & Conditioner [Review]

JĀSÖN Shampoo & Conditioner

Since going cruelty-free and vegan, the most difficult thing to replace for me has been hair products. I have tried lots of products from several different brands and I have only found one product so far that I consistently keep going back to. Keep reading to find out what I think about the JĀSÖN Normalizing Tea Tree Shampoo and Conditioner.   JĀSÖN Normalizing Tea Tree Shampoo This JĀSÖN Tea Tree Shampoo claims to gently cleanse and nourish […]

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What Does Wearing Makeup Say About You?

Wearing Makeup

I recently had a conversation with someone about how wearing makeup affects the way others perceive us. We live in a society where people are typically expected to look a certain way based on their gender and corresponding social roles. People frequently make assumptions about women and men of all ages based on the amount or type of makeup they wear. Or simply based on the fact that they wear makeup at all! On the […]

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Tinted Moisturiser | e.l.f. Cosmetics vs. First Aid Beauty

Tinted Moisturiser

No one wants to pay more when they could get the same thing for less, right? I decided to try the tinted moisturisers from e.l.f. Cosmetics and First Aid Beauty (FAB) to see if the formulas are comparable. Here’s the thing: The FAB moisturiser costs 9 times more than the e.l.f. product! (Yes, you read that right!) While the e.l.f. tinted moisturiser retails for only $3 USD, the FAB one retails for $28 USD. […]

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Is Juvia’s Place Cruelty-Free & Vegan?

Juvia's Place Cruelty-Free

As I mentioned in my post on cruelty-free claims, there are several factors to consider when determining if a company is in fact cruelty-free. I reached out to Juvia’s Place and asked them a series of very specific questions in order to determine if they are cruelty-free. Their customer service team was kind enough to provide answers to all my questions. I’m happy to say that Juvia’s Place is cruelty-free!   Does Juvia’s Place test on […]

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Nude by Nature Vegan Makeup List

Nude by Nature Vegan List

Nude by Nature was born in Australia in 2008 with the commitment of creating 100% naturally derived cosmetics, formulated without unnecessary chemicals, synthetic ingredients or preservatives often found in cosmetics. They are 100% cruelty-free and have many vegan options. They recently launched in Shoppers Drug Mart, making them an accessible brand in Canada. (See my list of cruelty-free brands at Shoppers Drug Mart here) They are also available in Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, […]

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Cruelty-Free Brands at Shoppers Drug Mart

Shoppers Drug Mart

If you live in Canada, chances are that you have access to a Shoppers Drug Mart or Pharmaprix nearby. Nowadays, Shoppers Drug Mart is carrying more and more cruelty-free brands. In order to facilitate your shopping, I have put together a list of the cruelty-free makeup and skincare brands available at Shoppers Drug Mart. Please note that these brands may not be available at all Shoppers Drug Mart locations. I will continue updating this list […]

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Bill S-214: One Step Closer to Banning Animal Testing in Canada

Bill S-214 Clears Senate

After over 30 months of consideration, the Senate of Canada finally passed Bill S-214 which would ban cosmetic animal testing in Canada. While cosmetic animal testing is not mandatory in Canada, it is currently legal. But that will change if the Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act comes into force in Canada. (You can also learn more about Bill S-214 in my post “Is Canada Going Cruelty-Free?“)   Bill S-214 In December 2015, Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen introduced […]

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