Vapour Beauty Aura Multi Use Classic Review and Swatches – Charm, Cheeky and Virtue

This week, I tried some of Vapour’s Aura Multi Use Classic. These are marketed as multi-use sticks, that can be used for lips, cheeks and eyes. These three colours are the only ones in the range that are carmine free. Simply put, Aura is an essential tool in creating your naturally radiant look, from monochromatic elegance…

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Vapour Beauty Siren Lipstick Review and Swatches – Magnetic and Holiday

Vapour operates it’s own USDA approved organic lab where products are hand crafted with pure and natural ingredients. They have earned the “Champion” Safety status from the Environmental Working Group and Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and are also environmentally conscious. They are not strictly vegan as most of their products contain beeswax and carmine. As these…

Carmine is More Than Just a Bug …

Specifically, it’s an insect called the cochineal and it is harvested, crushed to a powder, which is treated with an ammonia or sodium carbonate solution, filtered and then treated again to create the deep, vibrant red. In fact it’s not just red. Depending on the processing pink, red, purple or orange can also be achieved. It takes about…