Category Archives: Knowledge

Today, March 8th is International Women’s Day, an annual event observed since the early 1900s. This year the theme is The Gender Agenda – celebrating the achievements of women and continuing to support and encourage equality.   But how does this relate to make-up and beauty…?   To celebrate International Women’s Day, organic health and […]

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Monday marked the beginning of this years Fairtrade Fortnight (25th February – 10th March), an annual event held by the Fairtrade Foundation. In last years post I discussed the role of the Foundation and how they help farmers and producers globally – this year, for me its all about fairly traded beauty. The FAIRTRADE mark […]

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Ten years after it was overwhelmingly approved by the European Parliament and over twenty years since campaigning began, March 11 2013 heralds the beginning of a Europe wide ban on the use of animals in cosmetic testing. In addition to this, Euro MPs, who voted overwhelmingly to take animal-tested cosmetics off the market throughout Europe, […]

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One of my all time favourite organic brands is Kjaer Weis. Inspired by her childhood in the countryside Denmark, training in Paris and her experiences as a Make-up Artist, Kirsten Kjaer Weis set about creating a high end, natural make-up brand. Launched in the spring of 2010, Kjaer Weis is a sucessful fusion of luxury […]

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With strong eyesbrows still making headlines on the catwalks this season, now is the time to stock up on products to make your brows do the talking.   Here are my top five products for brows with impact… Jane Iredale – Bitty Brow Everything you need for a perfectly groomed brow – Bitty Brow Kits […]

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W3LL PEOPLE (pronounced well) began life in 2008 in Austin, Texas. The product of the combined visions of a Make-up Artist (Shirley Pinkson), a Dermatologist and a Brand Developer. With the understanding that any make-up we put on our skin ends up inside our bodies, the aim was to produce cosmetics that were initiative and […]

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