Review of “Lash Cheat Super Volume + Length Mascara” by Sorbet

Sorbet, a South African cruelty-free cosmetics brand, launched their brand new makeup range at the beginning of 2018. The Lash Cheat Super Volume + Length Mascara is one out of four mascaras in Sorbet’s makeup range. This particular mascara has the purpose of simultaneously adding volume and length to your…

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My Top 3 Jodi Picoult Picks

Jodi Picoult, an award-winning American writer, has had 23 novels published since 1992. Her novels generally include mystery, crime, justice, romance, thrill, physical/mental illnesses and, most recently, racism and prejudice. I was introduced to Jodi Picoult when I was 13-years-old after I was given a second-hand paperback of Nineteen Minutes.…

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Review of “Matte Clay Skin Clarifying Foundation” by The Body Shop

The Body Shop, a British cruelty-free cosmetics brand, released their Matte Clay Skin Clarifying Foundation halfway through 2017. This vegan collection of matte foundations, which is currently the fourth foundation in The Body Shop’s permanent range of cosmetics, consists of an underwhelming 10 light-to-medium shades.  Most noteworthy, it has been said that this…

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Nut-Free Pumpkin Spice Macarons

French macarons are a delicate meringue-based confection made from almond flour, sugar and egg whites. They have been associated with all things expensive and luxurious, and it is true that one should approach the mixing bowl with caution when making this fussy delicacy. What many people don’t know is that…

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Thoughts on “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas

He points at me, which means he’s about to go into one of his Khalil philosophical moments. “‘Pac said Thug Life stood for ‘The Hate U Give Little Infants F*cks Everybody.” I raise my eyebrows. “What?” “Listen! The Hate U – the letter U – Give Little Infants F*cks Everybody.…

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Is Sorbet Cruelty-Free?

South African makeup enthusiasts have been left spellbound by the recent launch of Sorbet’s brand new range of makeup. Before purchasing cosmetics, no matter how compelling it may appear, it is your responsibility to ensure that the business you wish to support is absolutely ethical. This is to avoid funding…

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Review of “NKLA x Laura Lee Super Shock Shadow Foursome” by ColourPop

ColourPop, a North American cruelty-free cosmetic brand, released their NKLA x Laura Lee makeup collection at the very end of 2017. This collection was a collaboration between No Kill LA and Best Friends Animal Society, Laura Lee Los Angeles, and ColourPop. The beauty of this collection is amplified by the fact…

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