Showing posts from May, 2018

A Beginner's Guide to Going Cruelty Free on a Budget: 6 Top Tips

I am sure it hasn't escaped your attention but cruelty free beauty is becoming much more popular and obviously for a good reason. Even in todays day and age, animal testing is still a massive issue.  In 2013 a new European Union law was implemented stating that it is illegal to sell animal tested cosmetic products in the European Union, including the UK. This is because, well for starters, cruel methods are used to test the products on animals and they are subject to needless torture in the name of human vanity. There are also better methods that have been developed that do not involve cruelty, meaning there is simply no need to test on animals anymore.  You might be thinking, "Well surely if it's been banned what's the issue?" Well, although companies can't sell animal tested products in Europe, they can still test them on animals and sell them in foreign markets . One prominent example of this is China, who insist quite the opposite and de

British Summer

Primark Top // H&M Shorts // Doc Martens // Specsavers Sunglasses Hello, it has been a while. But how about it, we have had a summery day. Of course, like all sun-seeking Brits, I put on my favourite shorts and little top and spent the day having a barbecue covered in SPF 50, moaning about how hot it is. I picked up these faux suede shorts from H&M a few years ago and I still love them, they are such a classic piece that I hope will stick with me for a long time. I love how brown suede looks with stripes so I always reach for this Primark cami which, as you can imagine, was super cheap. I didn't wear weather appropriate shoes as we walked to Clifton Suspension Bridge and back which was an all round 8 mile trip so comfort was key.  I'm hoping that we get a few more days like this over the next few months so I can actually go bare legged a few more times before winter.  I hope you all enjoyed the sun. What did you all get up to? Faceboo