4 Tips to Buy Less During the Holidays

4 Tips to Buy Less During the Holidays

In this day and age, we are constantly bombarded with advertisements whose sole purpose is to get us to believe that we need more material possessions. These ads are misleading but highly effective. They are leading us to consume at a rate that is both unreasonable and alarming. This is especially true during the holiday season. Despite the social pressure to have ‘more‘, it is possible to become a conscientious consumer. In this post, […]

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100% Pure Bright Eyes Mask [Review]

100% Pure

This week’s post is going to be short and sweet! I just want to briefly share my thoughts on the 100% Pure Bright Eyes Mask. If you haven’t heard of this company before, 100% Pure produces non-toxic, organic and biodegradable beauty products. There are so many things about 100% Pure that I appreciate! For example, they use post-consumer recycled (and recyclable) packaging, they do not use any fillers to dilute their formulas and they […]

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Is Canada Going Cruelty-Free?

Canada's Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

I would wager that most of the makeup in your cosmetics bag right now has been tested on animals. Up until one year ago, that would also have been true for my makeup bag. (See my first cruelty-free declutter here!) We may not like to think about it, but that doesn’t change the fact that your cosmetics ARE being tested on animals. And on top of that, many of your cosmetics are being tested on […]

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Acure Fragrance-Free Body Wash & Body Lotion [Review]

Acure Body Wash and Lotion

Let’s talk body care. My skin is extremely sensitive so I have to be very careful with my choice of body care products. In particular, I suffer from extremely dry and itchy skin and I often have painful dermatographic urticaria. Therefore, I usually look for products that are fragrance-free, hydrating and geared towards sensitive skin. I have been using these two Acure Organics products everyday for several weeks now and I wanted to share my thoughts with you. […]

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Hello again!

blog hello

It has been a hot minute since I have posted on my blog! As many of you know, I took a break from blogging in March to focus on my final exams for my last semester of law school. And then I had to study for and write the Bar exams this summer. But long story short – I finally have time to get back to posting on my blog! Over the course of […]

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The First Step to Going Cruelty-Free

  So you’re thinking of going cruelty-free?  Transitioning to cruelty-free beauty products can feel overwhelming at first. Where do you start? How do you know which brands are cruelty-free? What are the differences between the various cruelty-free logos? I had so many questions when I decided to switch to cruelty-free products. I didn’t know where to start and I had no one to guide me. So, I did a lot of research. A LOT. […]

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