Squalene (or squalane) is found in many beauty products. But its origins are not pretty. It’s one of those names that you might see on a skincare product and not really know what it is. Squalene sounds like the other ingredients that we don’t even think twice about – but we should.
International ethical cosmetics giants LUSH have come out in support of equal love in the lead up to Valentine’s Day, by promoting their campaign for LGBTQ rights with All Out – the global movement for love and equality with over 1.9 million members.
L’Oreal, the world’s largest beauty and cosmetics company has pledged to obtain its renewable raw materials, including palm oil, soya oil, and wood-fiber-based products, from 100 percent “zero-deforestation” sources by 2020, according to Ecouterre.
This Christmas Vivenne Westwood has designed eco-friendly gift wrapping for Lush Cosmetics in the form of two limited edition “Climate Knot-Wraps”.
Spring is just around the corner and with a new season comes a bunch of new spring makeup trends with which to experiment. Here are some of our favourite looks from the hottest make-up brands around the world.
The number of women entrepreneurs is steadily rising, and the beauty industry is seeing its fair share of women bringing creative, inventive and fresh ideas to the table.
We’re often warned about lead in paint, but not so much about lead in lipstick that we’re smearing onto our lips multiple times a day.
With a change in seasons comes a change in beauty trends, and designers have been debuting the latest in hair and makeup trends for winter 2013 on runways around the world.
Last week I was one of the lucky ladies to attend High Tea with Dr Hauschka’s Karim Sattar (what a nice guy!) at the picturesque De Grendel Restaurant just outside of Cape Town, for the launch of Dr Hauschka’s new Limited Dear Eyes Collection for Spring 2013.
After over 20 years of campaigning, ethical beauty retailer The Body Shop and non-profit organisation Cruelty Free International are finally celebrating the end to animal testing for cosmetics in Europe.