OK so I wanted to do a post on makeup because you will be surprised at how many companies still test on animals and I wanted to show you a list of all the companies that you can buy cruelty free makeup from. To be on this list companies have had to fill in a declaration form stating their manufacturing plant and listing the items in their product, this is then investigated and from there they get on the list and WE ARE ON THE LIST.
Check out SAFE's website of cruelty free places to shop or even better download their app
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Lets talk about PayPal because I LOVE IT. Have you checked it out recently they have seriously upped their game in the online payment transactions. I have always used PayPal because it is recognized around the world as safe so it was the best decision at the time we started out for getting customers to trust shopping with us, but they have seriously up graded and im loving it.
If your a business owner its FREE to join so why wouldn't you, Here in NZ if you join DPS or other internet payment programs they charge you monthly and fees , its criminal and PayPal has an invoicing system that creates amazing templates with your details and also lets customer push a button and part pay or in full whether they have a PayPal account or not.
PayPal why wouldn't you
Heading to your first school ball
what are all the things you need to do
SUPER-EASY DIY PEEL OFF MASK REMOVES blackheads, dirt, oil and dead skin!
This recipe is extremely effective in tightening the skin, cleaning out the pores and getting rid of blackheads. Do it right and your skin will get better and brighter right after. Yes, RIGHT AFTER.
GELATIN FACE MASKWhat you need:
– 1 Package of unflavored gelatin
– 2 tablespoons almond milk
– clean make up brush
How to do it:
1. First, wash your face and remove all makeup.
2. Gently pat your skin dry.
3. Mix together one tablespoon of gelatin with two tablespoons of milk until the gelatin has a thick and smooth consistency.
4. Microwave the mixture for around fifteen seconds. Remove from the microwave and start applying to your face immediately. You can do this with a clean make up brush, or with your fingers. Skip the eyebrow and eye area.
5. Let the mixture dry on your face for about fifteen minutes, or until it feels hard.
6. Then grab an edge of the dried mask and start peeling (The blackheads will peel off too!).Your face will be left smooth and clean!
as seen on https://www.womensbest.com/blogs/beauty/50490177-super-easy-diy-peel-off-mask
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Ok so I just read this article and Im always asked about tanning if your pregnant and while long term studies have not been done there has been one test done in the 1970's on DHA inhaling it and ingesting it which this person never found.
When I started BROWNALLYEAR I researched every day till late at night for around 2 full years before building a website and feeling confident that I was doing the right thing. While the study is against everything in in my body (animal testing) this was done in the 1970's and they used rabbits and mice to inhale and ingest DHA with absolutely no side affects. After death and searching for necrosis (damaged or changed cell tissue) NOTHING was found. So while the American FDA says they dont approve that it is because they haven't done the research and even the scientist isn't sure.
SO in conclusion IMHO (in my humble opinion) I feel that following a bus or truck with your window down while pregnant is WAY more harmful than one spray tan, but each of us is different and I always recommend that each pregnant women conduct her own research and come to her OWN conclusion whether having a tan is best for her.
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The article below is the one I found today
Off to Samoa to do Business (wink wink) and check out the Island life.
I tanned myself before going in hopes that I would blend in but on the 2nd day of being in Samoa our taxi driver was explaining they have bananas that are called Palagi Bananas meaning white and skinny and hence that name became mine. While everyone was laughing I was quietly going over and over the "skinny" bit because ive never been called 'skinny' but yes to the white bit, in Samoa I am a the skinny white girl hence the Palagi Banana nick name I got and I happy to stick with any name that is attached with the skinny and white bit even thought I tanned myself thoroughly before leaving.
Advice to fellow travelers to Samoa, dont even bother with taking tanning products because for one, no one cares and two, you are still going to look white. Have a tan before leaving will help you ease into your bikini. Swimming will be a constant and the intense heat will keep you wet if your not swimming so looking glamorous is just not an option and actually quite liberating.
Go Manu Samoa! (The Samoan Rugby team beat NZ while we were there)
People often ask me if dark skinned girls get tans too and yes just like makeup that they wear to highlight the skin so does getting a spray tan.
Having a spray tan over your already tanned skin does give it a natural glow and highlights the skin tone making it look photoshopped, so for any darker skinned girls give it a try you just might like it.
Built up tan on feet sucks and looks awful. How it got like that is from over tanning and wearing shoes with sweaty feet. Feet dont really need as much tan as the rest but here is a remedy to removing that ugly patchy tan.
Make up a batch of Baking Soda and lemon juice paste wipe it onto your feet and exfoliate gently and leave on for five minute then wash off with warm water.
Marks on feet are from socks, 1st photo was taken the day before, second was next day when I actually scrubbed. I used Baking soda and lemon juice and left it on for around 5 minutes then scrubbed and rinsed. For extra stubborn stains the White Magic is a nano sponge and can get those extra little stubborn bits off but be WARNED it says on the packet NO NOT put on skin. I have used this on my feet and it was magic but it does leave your skin a little raw so put some coconut oil on after. THIS IS NOT for the body as you will end up with burn marks and I dont even like to endorse this sponge for fear some of you will go for gold but it really does get the stubborn bits off your feet if you are a tana'hoic - so be warned it is NOT for the body.