The Search – A Cruelty-Free Fragrance

I started making my birthday wish list recently (I like to make lists, what can I say!) and I decided to make more of an effort to stay vegan/cruelty-free when purchasing cosmetics. I have tried for years to keep my collection mostly cruelty-free, but I am feeling extra inspired thanks to Cruelty Free Kitty, The CelutionLogical Harmony, and Up the Rollercoaster. Luckily the more brands that come to Canada, the easier it becomes. However, one area that I have always struggled with is fragrances. It is pretty simple to find make-up, shampoo, lotions, and nail polish that weren’t tested on animals or contain ingredients that were tested on animals, but fragrances are another story.
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The Favourites – January 2016

januaryfavouritesFor my first official blog post, I thought I would establish just what sort of things I’m about. Mainly tea, books, and cats, but I do manage to have a few other interests.

The first month of 2016 was a roller coaster. After a stressful 2015 (more about that another day), it was amazing to be able to find some down time this month for pampering and relaxation. I finished two books, after reading one entire book during 2015. Some of the stress from 2015 sneaked into this month but I am attempting to tackle that head on and find some peace. Some of January’s favourites are part of that experiment. Continue reading