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Vegan Christmas gift guide under $50

Vegan Christmas Gift Guide under $50

…Do you love Christmas time, or do you loathe it? I have a love-hate relationship with it, let me explain. I love that “Christmas is coming” feeling: baking cookies, decking the halls, creating a special candle-lit atmosphere, I love wrapping little gifts, I love the memories of simpler times when the whole family would gather around the Christmas tree at midnight to open carefully-wrapped presents – but I just can’t stand the turn that the holidays took these past few years. You see people running around desperately in loud shopping malls, searching for expensive gifts for people they might not like much, who will in turn get gifts that do...

May favorites: Vegan beauty & lifestyle

May 2016 favorites: Vegan beauty & lifestyle

Hello beautiful rose buds! I hope you’ve been having an amazing day. We’ve just wrapped up May so I decided to post some of my May Favorites, from beauty to books to TV stuff & more… Without further rambling, let’s get started on some May Favorites ^.^ I’m loving… During May I’ve made my second order on the lovely website Natural Forme, to get some more original Savon d’Alep for my husband (it’s the only product he wants in the shower lately) and since I was already on the site, I got some of the products that turned out to be my faves for the month of May, namely: the...

Cruelty-free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Cruelty-free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Whether you’re the daughter to a mom, a friend to a mother, or a mother yourself it’s always fun to spoil the special moms in our lives the cruelty-free way. To help you with your gift giving for that extra special mom that probably has everything and who’s interested in living a more compassionate lifestyle, this Mother’s Day I’ve created a list of my favorite Cruelty-free Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to spoil that beautiful Vegan mama in your life :) Girl Meets Voyage Vegan Travel Wallet – $44.99* from: ModCloth plus get your goodies by 5/8 with Free Express Shipping on $150+ Orders! | Vegan Snack Box – $25* from:...

My favorite skincare oils

My favorite skincare oils

Today I’m very happy to talk to you about something that has been requested many many times: my favorite skincare oils. I’ve been using oils in my skincare for the past few years, way before the whole “coconut oil frenzy” started, as I’ve always known that pure, natural oils like olive oil was used in very simple beauty routines by my own grandmothers – extra-virgin olive oil being the jewel of the Mediterranean area. A little dab of olive oil was used to moisturize face and hair already a long time ago, when skincare creams were a luxury. The products I’m going to show you are 100% natural, cruelty-free and...

October favorites: Vegan beauty & lifestyle

October favorites: Vegan beauty & lifestyle

October has always just been “the month before my favorite month” but this year things have changed. Since moving to Vosges, Autumn has taken a whole new aspect. It has always been my favorite season, but mostly because of childhood memories of life in the Prealps region. The past couple of years we’ve skipped Autumn altogether, moving from a warm to a deadly warm area. This time around, October has been a blessing, with leaves changing color everyday from green to red to yellow, cold nights, starry skies, a mix of melancholic and poignant beauty. We even had a couple of days with snow! I don’t know what November will...