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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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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Pacifica Quinoa Sensitive Super Gentle Face Wash [Review]

Pacifica Quinoa Super Gentle Face Wash

In this post, I review the Pacifica Quinoa Sensitive Super Gentle Face Wash. Pacifica is a beauty company based in the United States. They pretty much have all the beauty-related products you could need including skincare, makeup, haircare, body products and perfume. But what’s even better is that they are completely cruelty-free and 100% vegan!   Why do I love this face wash? I have combination skin – the bridge of my nose can get fairly oily but […]

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Yoga Bolster by Halfmoon [Review]

In this post, I review the 24″ Cylindrical Yoga Bolster by Halfmoon. Halfmoon is a Canadian company based in Vancouver that hand makes yoga bolsters, meditation cushions and other yoga props. I absolutely love my Halfmoon Yoga Bolster so I wanted to write this post to share the yoga love with you!   How does this yoga bolster perform? I have scoliosis (an abnormal curvature of the spine) so I have back pain most of […]

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