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This year has already flown by and it has already been over a week since my birthday (which felt like minutes ago). As usual, I am a little delayed in posting this particular feature but again, for a good reason which I will tell you shortly.

Birthday’s are usually such a downer for me (the whole aging thing) but this year I was pleasantly surprised by an offer to have my hair dyed and styled. As much as I try to stay grumpy for the entire 24 hour birthday period, a trip to the salon always puts a smile on my face. Damn!

The Product

Clairol recently launched a new and rather innovative product in their well established Nice ‘n Easy collection, titled Colour Blend Foam. The new foam formula makes blending colour super easy and perfect for hard to reach places. You can use Colour Blend Foam to do a full colour but because of the new unique abilities, it would seem this product could be the ultimate regrowth problem solver. Interest has been peaked.

The Makeover

To really put the regrowth solving solution to the test, I would need to have my hair dyed first. Clearly. Enter hair colour genius, Continue Reading

Best New Beauty October blog post

You’d think October would be exclusively reserved for Halloween themed beauty but nope, Christmas is wiggling it’s way in. The best new beauty October products are mostly dominated with Holiday collections but I’ve tried sticking to just the solo new products that really thrilled me. I will be posting separate gift guides a little later on for all those cool Holiday collections.

For now, discover the best of the best with my Best New Beauty October round-up. Continue Reading

Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway

Want to win the gorgeous new Tarte LIMITED EDITION Buried Treasure Eyeshadow Palette? Read on to enter and find out how you could win 35 other beauty prizes in this MEGA Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway! Continue Reading

Best Vegan Skincare Brands

Everyone has their own opinion on what skincare should do and be, but for me it’s all about aiming for perfection. I don’t want skincare that does the bare minimum and let’s me age gracefully. I only want to use skincare that WORKS – constantly improving my skin and getting it to function at it’s very best. That’s why I’m sharing with you the best vegan skincare brands.

People often confuse my choice to be vegan as somehow meaning I don’t care about my aesthetics any more. They couldn’t be more wrong! My strict standards for top performing skincare isn’t lessened by my cruelty-free choices. If anything, it makes my standards even higher.

There’s a misconception that cruelty-free and vegan skincare is unable subpar; that they’re less effective than animal-based skincare formulations. While this may have been the case decades ago when vegan skincare exclusively meant “natural” products with little to no scientific basis, skincare development has come a long way since then. Don’t get me wrong, there are still hundreds of natural skincare brands out there that do exactly what I don’t want – they don’t improve your skin, they just make it feel and smell nice – and there is a market for those. Not everyone is deathly afraid of aging like me. However, if you strive for clear, healthy and progressively improving skin despite the years passing us by, than I have exactly what you need.

My list of top performing skincare brands will introduce you to the changemakers. The hard-working, highly efficient skincare that allows you to take charge of your own aging appearance. And it just so happens they’re also the best vegan skincare brands too!  Continue Reading

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