There are so many products to choose from these days. We want it all: performance, longevity, the right price. If you’re conscious of the environment, you want your purchases to make as little impact as possible. So what does this mean? When we start to be aware of the huge amount of energy it takes to product a single item – in terms of electricity, water, human hands and other resources, it changes the way we view the world. You only have to watch one video of all the rubbish in the ocean to feel a little overwhelmed. We live in this beautiful world, but it seems so much of what we do is having a negative impact!
Check this all natural and vegan look, by highly-skilled cruelty-free Australian makeup artist, Nicole Groch. “My name is Nicole Groch I have been a professional, freelance hair and makeup artist for over 25 years and for the last 18 years I have also volunteered as the PR Director and official hair and makeup artist for the Australian non-profit organization Choose Cruelty Free. As well as using accredited cruelty free cosmetics in my work, I am committed to using the safest and purest cosmetic products on my clients as possible and write about the health benefits of natural cosmetics on my own natural health and safety blog LivingSafe.com.au. Ere Perez Cosmetics is one of my all-time favourite, cruelty free and vegan cosmetics brands, because I know that Ere takes that extra step to ensure the purity and safety of her products. My personal motto, which I live and work by is that no animal should even have to suffer for human vanity. Working to create this bold look on Alexis van Maanen for her photoshoot with …
By Kiarra Smith As an Image Consultant and Style Coach, one of the things I do is teach women the colours to wear that make them glow, including makeup colours. Depending on the colour of your hair, skin and eyes, certain colours will harmonise with your unique colouring, while others will cause you to appear washed out and lifeless. Read on to find out which of Ere Perez’s new Cacao Lip Colours to choose for your colouring! The newly-released Cacao Lip Colours by Ere Perez are hydrating and moisturising to your lips while adding a sheer wash of colour. Because of this, all six shades are very forgiving and wearable, so you’re sure to find a shade that looks stunning on you! Here are my recommendations…
James Aspey is an Australian animal rights activist and lecturer. He is known for remaining silent for an entire year to raise awareness on animal cruelties. Read here about him and the ‘vegan revolution’. “To many people, veganism can seem like an extreme, challenging, unsatisfying and unnecessary lifestyle choice. I’ve been vegan for nearly four years and I can tell you that being vegan is one of the most life-enriching, positive, health-enhancing and important things I’ve ever done in my life. In fact, you’d hard-pressed to find a vegan who doesn’t agree it’s one of the best things they’ve ever done!
Your foundation prayers are answered! Our oat milk foundation delivers on coverage, finish and ingredients. Made with nourishing oats, this formula is healthy goodness for your skin, while still allowing it to breathe. Oat milk foundation gives a great medium coverage with one layer. You can also build up with multiple layers for more coverage. The result is a silky natural glow, your skin looks fresh and even in tone. Designed in 6 shades to suit all complexions, and excellent for sensitive skin.
Diana Tencic, food coach at BodyBeWell says: “Food and fitness are my life – and in that order too. We place so much emphasis on training our bodies while forgetting the essential fuels our bodies require. For me, it’s the combination of these two in balance that are the key to achieving a leaner, stronger, fitter you.” Please read here on Diana’s delicious Vegan Lentil Curry. Ingredients: one tin organic lentils water drained 2 mushrooms finely sliced 1/2 carrot sliced
Samantha Hill, aka Priti Yogi, is a Brisbane based Yoga teacher and blogger. Sam started practicing Yoga in 2015 and her passion for Yoga led her to complete her YTT in 2016. Sam likes spending her spare time exploring nature, reading, and trying out fresh new Vegan food. Sam is passionate about animal welfare and empowering others to overcome fear and self-doubt so that they can start creating a life of their dreams. “About 5 years ago, my lifestyle changed in a big way. I made the decision to start living in a way that was not only good for my body, mind, and soul but also good for the animals. This was one of the best decisions I have ever made. Since changing my lifestyle I am the healthiest I have ever been. I rarely get sick, I am happier, healthier & I have more energy.
There are animal products in cosmetics. It’s a fact. Some are animal derived and others are animal by products. Some use ingredients animals were born to make (think milk, honey and beeswax), others use ingredients made from animals. It’s easy to tell animal made foods at the supermarket. It’s a lot harder to pick out animal made cosmetics. Are you vegetarian or vegan? Would you be shocked to learn many moisturisers, mascaras, eye shadows and blushers are made from animal products? Would you like to know exactly how to choose vegetarian and vegan friendly skincare, makeup and cosmetics?
Our best effort yet: cream concealer that covers over dark circles and blemishes. Covers up spots and calms skin down. Blends easily, over or under makeup.
As a loyal fan of Ere Perez you will of course be aware that we are a cruelty-free company. Finally, the cosmetics industry is seeing the importance of having cruelty-free products! 2018 will be the start for all non-cruelty-free products to be banned in Australia. Check out this article in biscuit magazine (issue 27) showcasing our beautiful cruelty free makeup. “The government in Australia has proposed changes that mean any new cosmetic products entering the Australian market must not be tested on animals and must not contain any ingredients that have been tested on animals.