Vapour Beauty Artist Multi-Use Palette Flame & Aura Multi Use Blush Review

I was so lucky to win these goodies in a giveaway One Fine Secret runs on their Instgram. They are one of the few green and clean beauty stores in Melbourne, so if you’re ever in the CBD, I’d highly recommend popping in the see their gorgeous store. Kayla and John are both really lovely,…

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Vapour Beauty Elixir Plumping Gloss Review & Swatches – Delite

I was lucky enough to have this gloss included in my order from The Green Beauty Jungle. They are a Canadian owned and run online boutique with a huge range of green beauty and I really like buying through them. Vapour have just revamped their entire line, but some online stores will still have these…

What Colours Your Makeup?

Organic and natural makeup is here to stay and there’s nothing bad about that. More and more companies are finding ways to create luxury makeup without compromising our environment or animals. For anyone new to the green beauty market it can be confusing, overwhelming and difficult to determine what to avoid and what to embrace….

Nudus Lipstick Swatches – Amalia, Dreamtime & Ruby Rose

If you happen to follow me on Instagram you might have seen a while ago that a company posted my image without my consent or acknowledging me. I was so fortunate that they responded when I contacted them. I’m really grateful that they understood my perspective as a blogger. We take the time to photograph,…

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…

Nudus Lipstick Review & Swatches

Nudus are an Australian company with a range of high-end lipsticks. Their colour pigments are based on Ayurveda, which is an ancient Indian healing system. The website states these lip colours are: A unique handcrafted lipstick blended with certified organic ingredients. beautifully pigmented with ancient ayurvedic bioactive colour extracts, leaving your lips soft and deliciously…

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…