So I have had a little splash out at Live In The Light online store. last month. Do You guys know Live In The Light? If not, I am happy to introduce You, I reviewed it back in 2017 here and wrote a few posts since, like Pure Anada make up look or first impressions of AnnMarie Gianni mineral foundation. This UK web shop has brands and products that will satisfy even the most purists among us.The product range from make up to skincare to household products to vegan handbags to oracle cards & smudges. Totally right up my alley! The brands they carry are Way Out Wax, Vonbros, AnnMarie Gianni, Fat & The Moon, Carina Organics, Marley’s Monsters & Pure Anada, which I will be reviewing today.
Shall we get started? I thought You will never ask! Oh, did I mention that my code GREENLIFEINDUBLIN15 will save You 15% off? Black Friday who? 🙂 Or that they have sets of samples totally for only 1£? Yep, they have lots of them available here, no minimum purchase or anything.
Do you guys know Live In The Light online store? If not, I am happy to introduce You, I reviewed it back in 2017 here and wrote a few posts since, like Pure Anada make up look or first impressions of AnnMarie Gianni mineral foundation. This UK web shop has brands and products that will satisfy even the most purists among us. The brands they carry are Pure Anada, Way Out Wax, Vonbros, AnnMarie Gianni, Fat & The Moon, Carina Organics, Marley’s Monsters & more. The product range from make up to skincare to household products to vegan handbags to oracle cards & smudges. Totally right up my alley! There’s currently a 20% Easter sale going on, but if You are seeing this later, no worries, I got You, my code GREENLIFEINDUBLIN15 will save you whooping 15%. Full disclosure, I am freshly baked affiliate influencer 🙂 It was one of those organic things where being a customer later on becomes a partnership. Without further ado, shall we see what I got?
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.We all know that plastics are bad for us, our health and the planet. And hopefully You have been taking the steps to reduce it in our every day lives & were left wondering – what about make up? Especially if it’s natural and organic? It’s about time we all took action and took responsibility for our actions – every little bit counts! Even not buying or using plastic straws. Or having a lunchbox. Because you are not producing considerable amounts of trash every single day, when it is easily avoidable. Have a Starbucks habit? Take a reusable coffee cup with you. So many people don’t actually know, or choose to ignore, the fact that coffee cups aren’t recyclable. They are not made from paper as one would assume, they are made from mixed materials, and lined with plastic from the inside. Just think what would happen if you poured hot coffee into real paper cup – it would melt within seconds. So, your every take out cup you ever got are still polluting our planet somewhere. Yeah, sorry about being the bad guy for pointing that out.
Thankfully Zero Waste movement is going strong, and more and more people people are joining it. Myself included. This post is for those of you wanting to significantly reduce plastics in your make up stash – let me show you the green beauty options!
Don’t beat yourself up about the products you currently own, just replace them with plastic free options as you go along. It is a bit tricky to avoid plastics all together as I don’t know one company who would house all of their make up products in plastic free packaging (plastic lids and pumps are common) nor I know if it can be done at all, but I wanted to highlight the companies who are trying their best. So, let’s get into it?
(Little FYI note upfront, I haven't tried all of these products, I am only one person, but give me time and I will work my way through them, ha. Ask me questions on IG about the products I own and I will do my best to answer)
Zao – refillable and recyclable bamboo packaging on most of their products. Bamboo palette for your own customized collection. Review here.
Pure Anada – cardboard packaging on pressed pans, like foundation, blushes and eye shadows. metal tube mascara & lipstick. Big fan of foundation & other powder products like blushes & shadows – the pigment is insane! Also, any naysayers claiming that green beauty is boring 50 shades of brown, should take a look at this brand. I have a few posts here, here and here.
RMS – selected products housed in glass pots. Mainly concealers and lip & cheek stains, bronzers and luminizers. Sadly new products like eye shadows and palettes are in plastic, I am not even sure why? Lipsticks are in aluminium bullets, review here..
100%Pure – cardboard palettes, lipsticks in metal tubes. Cream foundations in glass, blushes and bronzers in metal tins.
Living Nature – foundation in glass. Blushes and other products in recyclable cases.
Studio78Paris – cardboard or glass for selected products like bronzers.
PHB – eye shadows in cardboard boxes. Foundation looks like it is in glass, but I am not too sure.
Couleur Caramel – cardboard palettes, single pans, lip gloss & foundation tubes. Customizable cardboard pans. Good quality make up too, big fan!
Kjaer Weiss – ultimate refillable line. Uber expensive, so make sure to try samples first to see it is for you.
Axiology Beauty – vegan lipsticks housed in metal tubes. Not sure about lip crayons though.
Vapour Beauty – foundations, blushes and bronzers, as well as primer housed in metal tubes. *Note in 2020 – the brand has sold out since, changed the ingredients & packaging to plastic. Sight.
Avril – wooden chubby lipstick thing & lip/ eye liners. Cardboard eye shaddow palettes. Same with Benecos.
Boho Green Make Up – almost entire line is housed in bamboo or cardboard packaging. Adorbs.
Ere Perez – cream multiples in glass pots. Concealer in glass pots. Great formulas at that. Wooden pencils and metal tubes for lipsticks.
Neek Skin Australia – lipsticks in bamboo/ metal tubes.
Sappho New Paradigm – metal mascara tube, refillable cardboard palettes & single pans.
Gressa – mostly glass packaging on everything.
Antonym – how could I forget Antonym until now? Their bamboo packaging is famous! Foundation is housed in glass.
Colorisi – just discovered this brand at Content Beauty & fell for cute square bamboo packaging hard! The whole range is in my wishlist now.
Fat & The Moon – make up & other products all in tins and glass with very little plastic.
So there’s that, the brands & products at the top of my head. I hope this blog post helps at least one person, I would be very happy with that! If I missed any brand, be sure to let me know on any social media or in the comments. Let’s share the clean beauty love 🙂
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Have you ever thought about what lipstick Audrey Hepburn wore? And if yes, do you want a natural alternative to it? I must admit that thought never crossed my mind until I watched Lisa Eldridge’s video about her putting Audrey’s DNA on her lips (go see her Youtube video about it) – Lisa is the last non natural Youtuber I watch, simply because I adore her personality, looks she creates and techniques she uses – and in fact she does use some natural and organic products. So while I watched the video, the lightbulb moment hit me – I knew in an instant what the natural alternative is, so instead of keeping it to myself, why I don’t blog about it to let people know? Maybe there’s a soul out there wanting the exact same thing, the Audrey Hepburn look sans the harmful chemicals that comes with it. I mean everybody knows about the lead in the conventional lipsticks many many times above the allowed limit (why is there lead in the lipstick to begin with?). If this post will help at least one person, I will be a happy (cruelty free) bunny 🙂 Continue reading “Audrey Hepburn lipstick natural dupe”
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How are all of you, I hope life is treating you well? I’ve been thinking about my favourite products lately and which ones are long standing ones, and I have came up with a blog post on the spot – let’s see my ride or die favourites from 2018 still used daily today?
Welcome back! And if you are new here, welcome xoxo
How are all of you? I hope You are well?
Sunshine and improving weather had me all interested in make up again, so here I am putting together this simple and yet pretty natural make up look for you. Special shoutout to Live In The Light (Code GREENLIFEINDUBLIN15 saves You 15%) who exclusively carries Pure Anada products and has sent me new lip & cheek rouge by Pure Anada to try. I chose a shade Isabella* and I am absolutely in love with it, can’t put it down ever since discovering it.
If you follow me for quite some time, you will know that I have so much love for Pure Anada, I have used their make up for years and they are always featured in my Yearly Favourites. Pure Anada products are really pure with no fillers, minimal beautiful ingredients, and they do work beautifully, so if you want a nutshell of a review, here it is – I am in love with the products and I will be back. And I need to purchase multiple backups of their mineral foundation as I never want to be without it! They do samples for only about a dollar of nearly all the products, and they are really generous samples, they will give you about two weeks of use I would say? And in that time you will definitely be able to make up your mind if the product is for you or not. My first order was full of samples, and I came back for full sizes for nearly everything, and I think you won’t regret it too. They say if you are ordering only samples, you can use the code “samples” to bring your shipping cost to only 2$ – so see if it works for you. It didn’t for me, but I am an international customer, plus the shipping is very affordable at round 7€ (that’s 10 Canadian dollars for you), so I didn’t mind too much.
I am not sure if all of their products are vegan, but they clearly state it in the description if they are. The company also does skincare and body care, as well as nail polish and adorable sets for little princesses.
I also wrote about Live In The Light online store too, all will be listed at the end of this post for those of you interested. For now, shall we start talking about the make up? I thought you will never ask!