Laura Wey

A bit funny, a bit whacky. Lots of curiosity, lots of creativity. All for organic, minimalism and local. More of zero waste, more for our future 🌿

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Is Maybelline Cruelty-free Or Vegan? A Deep Dive Into The Brand

Maybelline is one of the largest beauty companies in the world. Their products are available in nearly every corner of the world, and their attractive prices attract a vast consumer base. But times are changing. Consumers are leaning towards more ethically and sustainably produced products. Increased consumer consciousness has led most of us to become …

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Is Nylon Eco Friendly Or Should You Get Rid Of The Fabric?

Nylon is everywhere. It’s in your stockings, dresses, outerwear, and even on the string of your beaded bracelets! And it’s no surprise, either. Nylon is strong, elastic, low-cost, and relatively lightweight. Nylon fabric has been popular for almost a century now. And with its still prevalent use in multiple industries (e.g., fashion, electronics), it’s crucial …

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Is Smashbox Cruelty-Free & Vegan? Can You Trust Their Products?

Known for its primers and versatile shadows, Smashbox is a company that has been in the beauty industry for around 25 years. In that time, the brand has given us some cult favorites and timeless staples. However, an inevitable question arises with rising consumer consciousness and the preference for more ethical products. Is Smashbox cruelty-free, …

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Is Nyx Vegan & Cruelty-Free? What To Know About Their Cosmetics

When talking about affordable and cruelty-free makeup brands, you can’t leave NYX out of the conversation. NYX Cosmetics are easily accessible in drugstores and can fit even the tightest budget. And although their cruelty-free status mayalredy have been established in the general consumer population, we’re left to wonder, is NYX cruelty-free and vegan? Or do …

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Is L’Oreal Cruelty-free? What Is Their Stance On Alternative Methods To Animal Testing?

L’Oreal is a brand we all know by name. And you’ve likely tried some of their products—if not from the brand directly, then through its numerous subsidiaries. As one of the largest cosmetic companies in the world, it’s important to dig deeper into the brand’s practices. After all, they own a vast portion of the …

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Is Almay Cruelty-Free & Vegan? Or Are They Misleading Us?

Almay is a widely available cosmetic brand well-known for its hypoallergenic products. The company is one of the first (if not the pioneering) brands making makeup for sensitive skin. They heavily market their products as hypoallergenic and cruelty-free. But ultimately, we have to ask ourselves. Is Almay cruelty-free? Or is this branding just another greenwashing …

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