Fashion and Beauty Ethics: Fair-Trade, Fair-mined, Cruelty Free

In my posts, Ethics in Fashion: Labor and Environmental Concerns and Ethics in Beauty and Fashion, I discuss several concerns regarding the fashion and beauty industries including pollution, waste, and labor.  In terms of pollution, contaminating water sources, dumping, and the chemicals involved in manufacturing and dying fabrics and garments caused for birth defects and…

Beauty Haul: Anti-Aging

Beauty Haul: everything- $24! đŸ™ŒđŸ» Garnier Ulta-Lift Targeted Line Smoother, Garnier Transformer, Garnier BB Cream Weleda Evening Primrose Body Oil L’OrĂ©al Invisible Protect Sunscreen (omg why isn’t this everywhere? It’s a clear gel!) Coppertone Nearly Sheer Sunscreen mini (for my hands in the car) Epielle Deep Cleansing Charcoal Nose Strip Lavender Bath Salt (not shown…

1 Step Highlight/Contour

L’OrĂ©al Pro-Contour Infallible, $12.99, gives you a one step highlight/contour with one palette and one brush!  Girl Yas!  I will be trying this out, I am your guinea pig my fashion and beauty lovers.  I will also be trying the Revlon 2-in-1 Foundation/Concealer compact (see my previous post on it).  

They Do Exist: Feria Permanent Pastel Hair Dyes

In  a recent post, I talked about Feria’s launching Permanent Pastel Hair Dyes, and then read the photos and retracted my statement.  Surprise, surprise, there is such a thing.  It’s called Feria Smokey Pastels Hair Color, and P2 Smokey Pink is the runway trendy color en vogue.  Partnered with P1 Smokey Blue, what with Pantone naming…

My Makeup & What’s In My Bag

My Make-Up: Cosmetics are a huge part of my self-expression and style. I LOVE this Isaac Jacobs Makeup Caddy. Nyx, e.l.f., L’OrĂ©al, Maybelline, Revlon & PTR products are go-to’s. MAC & e.l.f. Brushes= 💜. My make-up bag pours it’s heart out in the bg: Nyx Powder foundation, Maybelline Fit Me Powder & Concealer, e.l.f. Brushes…

Permanently Pastel: Feria Pastel Hair Dye

   *Correction, it’s temporary. 😓 L’OrĂ©al Feria brings about a new innovation for those of us ever using temporary hair dye: permanent pastel hair dye in Pastel Pink Panther, Peach, and Lilac Lavender.  Temporary hair dye can be a pain, especially if you haven’t learned to mix some of your dye into conditioner to deposits…

How I Bleach and Tone My Hair:

I do the bleaching process in 2 days, using L’Oreal 30vol Developer and either Quick Blue Bleach Powder for on-scalp or Super Oreal Blanc for off-scalp. To tone I use Wella T18 and a 20vol cream developer, leaving it on for 30min. I do the bleaching process in two days, then wait a few days…

Androgynous Makeup: 10-Step Androgyny Gender Fluid Make-up Tutorial

My 10-Step Gender Fluid Androgynous Makeup or Androgyny Make-Up Routine. Foundation: L’Oreal Magic Nude liquid powder foundation with an e.l.f. Small Stipple Brush. Concealer:  Apply concealer (Maybelline Fit Me) to the brow, nasolabial folds, bridge of the nose, jaw bones, under-eye area, and chin, then blend out with an e.l.f. Flawless Concealer Brush. Set Your…

Beauty Haul

My Ulta Haul includes NYX color mascaras in CM08 Pink Perfect and CM07 Forget Me Not, L’OrĂ©al’s True Match concealer in Fair/Light, and Maybelline’s Baby Lips in 115 Mad for Magenta.  I do love the L’OrĂ©al Magic Nude foundation and True Match concealer together (see photo below). Baby Lips is the best lip balm, it…