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Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Bath & Body, Makeup, Random, Skincare | 2 comments

Cruelty Free Beauty

Cruelty Free Beauty

Back in the 1980s there were very few well-known cosmetic brands that didn’t test their products or ingredients on animals in some way. Fast forward to the 2000s and things had come a long way… awareness about cruelty free cosmetic was high, many high street brands had become cruelty free, many other brands professed to be cruelty free (even if sometimes their parent companies did still test ingredients on animals) and lots of small independent brands had sprung up offering natural, organic and cruelty free products. On 11th March 2013 a European Union (EU) ban on animal testing for cosmetics products and ingredients came into force. This means that companies are not able to animal test new cosmetic products and ingredients that will be on sale in the EU, however they can still sell products in the EU that have been tested on animals in the past. Companies can also still animal test cosmetics that are sold outside the EU (and the animal testing must be done outside the...

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Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Skincare | 2 comments

Trilogy – Certified Organic Rosehip Oil

Trilogy – Certified Organic Rosehip Oil

I purchased this Certified Organic Rosehip Oil from Trilogy months ago but it’s taken me a while to get my review finished as not long after I started using it I had a bad skin breakout caused by something else I was using and so I immediately stopped using all new products until I could work out what the problem was. Anyway, this oil has been hailed as a miracle product by many other beauty bloggers and I wanted to see what all the fuss was about so I have recently started using it again. Many of Trilogy’s products centre around Rosehip Oil and I love the fact this product is so natural and organic. I was a bit disappointed that it didn’t smell of roses, in fact it has hardly any scent at all, but that is where my disappointment stops. It’s also claimed that Rosehip Oil can help heal scars and fade wrinkles and stretch marks, plus it’s suitable for both the body and the face. Plus, Trilogy Rosehip...

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