All posts tagged: vegan makeup


my blooming beautiful mascara

Fran is a very talented florist from Bondi Australia. She loves our Natural Almond Oil Mascara and she tells us why… “As a florist, my number one rule is quality. How fresh are these flowers? Are these the best quality flowers I can find? Have they been ethically sourced? Procuring the best quality flowers for my customers enables me to create and produce my best work. Every bouquet or arrangement is made with confidence.


Give some Love for our new UK Retailer!

We’re continuing to build on our brand internationally and have just launched with another fantastic online retailer in the UK – LoveLula. LoveLula is one of the leading online natural cosmetics and skincare retailers in Europe and supports the growth of the chemical free, cruelty free natural cosmetics market in the UK and internationally. Give them some love and find our products here:    


Get the Look: Beach Boho

Although we’re still blessed with gorgeous weather, autumn is on its way and it’s time to embrace your inner gypsy, as she begins to flirt between seasons. Follow these simple steps to bring out your bohemian beach beauty with a little help from Ere Perez. THE BASE Prep the skin with your face oil or moisturiser of choice. Apply Ere Perez Natural Oatmilk Foundation, using the Ere Perez Eco Vegan Multipurpose Brush to create an even, medium coverage. Next using the Ere Perez Eco Vegan Powder Brush apply Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder My Blush below the cheekbones, rounding up to the temples for gentle contouring and finish with a light dusting over the forehead, nose and chin. With Ere Perez Versatile Vanilla Highlighter in Falling Star, use the fingertips to add a soft glow by gently blending along the brow bones and cheekbones.   THE CHEEKS With the fabulous Ere Perez Eco Vegan Powder Brush, apply a light dusting of Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder in Rose Tones, beginning from the apples of the …

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Inspirational Woman: Carly Schroeder

Actress Carly Schroeder (25) has been in the spotlight since the age of 3, starring in advertising roles as well as in TV shows, such as Port Charles and General Hospital, Dawson’s Creek and Lizzie McGuire and several films.  She’s a vegan, animal activist and extreme sports advocate, who spends much of her time climbing mountains as a free solo climber, when she’s not running marathons or in the water surfing or paddle boarding.  Here she shares her health and beauty secrets. What does being naturally beautiful mean to you? I’m an actress/model and I’m a free solo climber (no ropes) so, I’ve learned that “actress/model pretty” is never natural!  Natural is when I’m rock climbing. You can’t have a ton of makeup on with all the sweat and dirt and rocks falling at you. Natural beauty is the color of your eyes, the sun-kissed glow of your skin, the flushed lip color with a big smile. A little cover up, Chapstick and waterproof mascara never hurt though haha 😉 What is/are your healthy diet secrets? I’m …


Very, very last minute gifts for your beautiful mum!

If you haven’t bought a pressie yet, then naughty naughty you, but we’ve got next day delivery on our amaaaazingly beautiful “Gorgeous Mum pack” ($80.90), full of top quality natural makeup for a Gorgeous Mum. Treat her to something special, with this beautiful gift she’ll love. Suits all skin tones and skin types, you can’t go wrong! AND also on this lovely little Universal Vegan Pack for $68.90 –  A vegan mix up of our remarkable Universal look. Nurturing & suited to everyone! OR click here to find your nearest Ere Perez retailer. Your mum deserves the best after all…

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Versatile Vanilla – yet another Mexican miracle plant!

The Totonac people, who inhabit the East Coast of Mexico in the present-day state of Veracruz, were the first to actually cultivate vanilla. According to Totonac mythology, this beautiful native Mexican tropical orchid was born when Princess Xanat, forbidden by her father from marrying a mortal, fled to the forest with her lover. The lovers were captured and beheaded and where their blood touched the ground, the vine of the tropical orchid grew. In the 15th century named the fruit tlilxochitl, or “black flower”, after the matured fruit that shrivels and turns black shortly after it’s picked. Vanilla got its modern name from Spanish explorers who arrived at the Gulf Coast of Mexico in the early 16th century. They called it vainilla, or “little pod” and until the mid-19th century, when French entrepreneurs shipped it to the islands of Réunion and Mauritius in hopes of producing vanilla, Mexico was the chief producer of vanilla. Now Vanilla is cultivated in most tropical corners of the world. Versatile Vanilla It has the most enticing, beautiful, intoxicating aroma. …

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Inspirational Woman: Zoe Tuckwell-Smith

Zoe Tuckwell-Smith is one of Australia’s best-loved young actresses. Known for her leading role in Winners & Losers, she has appeared in many films and TV series, including Home & Away, All Saints and thriller, Gone. She lives in Melbourne with actor/director partner Damon Gameau and their one-year-old daughter, Velvet. Your little girl has just turned one! How has your life changed in a year? Magnificently. I never expected to love being a mummy as much as I do. It’s the most joyful I’ve ever felt! How do you juggle working as an actress and being a mum? I don’t really! I only went back for a few months after Velvet was born to finish up a job I’d been on for some time. It was really difficult juggling it all. I’m finished now and have taken the rest of the year off to be a mum. Are you a healthy eater? Yes, I eat really well and enjoy cooking a lot. I prefer savoury food over sweet any day and I’m sure most of …

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Vegan vs. Cruelty Free Makeup

What’s the difference? Good question! Vegan is a lifestyle choice that many people simply associate with diet – that’s to say the idea that being vegan means not eating anything to do with animals. And that is true of people who choose to be vegan in terms of what they eat. But veganism has a lot more to it. To be truly vegan, you basically don’t have anything to do with animal-derived products in any way – and animals include every living creature, not just the furry kind…not in food, cosmetics, toiletries, clothes, shoes, homewares or household products. All vegan cosmetics will be Cruelty Free by virtue of the fact they’ve not had anything to do with any animal products or derivatives at any point in their manufacture. But not all cosmetics and beauty products that are certified Cruelty Free are vegan. They may not have tested on animals at any point in their process, but if their ingredients include anything that is derived from animals, e.g. honey, beeswax or goat’s milk for example, they …

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Introducing our Naturally Beautiful blog!

Finally we have our own blog! We hope that through our posts you can get to know our values and products better and also get some tips on how to live a healthier life. I’ve wanted to start a blog for ages, but we’ve had such an incredibly busy couple of years, we just haven’t had the time to do it! It’s a great way to share with you all news, ideas, recipes, ingredient information, updates on new product development and all the other interesting snippets and experiences we have every day in the world of Ere Perez Natural Cosmetics! And so this is the next step in our amazing journey! In case you don’t know how Ere Perez Natural Cosmetics began, then click here for a synopsis of my journey to this point! Thank you all and hope you continue to enjoy our products and now our blog! Be beautiful, naturally. Ere x Finalmente “¡Un blog para conocer mejor nuestros valores, productos y una vida de bienestar!” Siempre había querido tener mi propio blog, …

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Choose Cruelty Free: Say “No” to animal testing

We would like all Australians to get behind the campaign to ban animal testing for cosmetics and to ban the sale of products whose ingredients have been tested on animals. Animal testing for cosmetics has now been banned in the EU for almost two years. Now it’s time for Australia to get on board too. You may not know it but animal testing for cosmetics is still legal in Australia. Although assumed to occur infrequently, there are no official statistics to show how often testing is conducted or how many animals are subjected to suffering. Additionally, many of the cosmetics on sale in Australia’s shops will have been tested on animals in another country and while the actual end product may not have been tested on animals, individual ingredients may have been. There are a great many ways of getting around it and many of the world’s largest cosmetics brands have been tested on animals at some point in the manufacture process. The End Cruel Cosmetics Bill 2014 seeks to ban both cosmetics animal testing …