Our mission is to provide access to the best animal-free products and make kindness the standard in the luxury beauty market because we believe that animals shouldn’t have to sacrifice their lives for our pursuit of beauty. – Petit Vour
Monthly Subscription, $15
Loved it/bought it since ★★★★ • Good stuff ★★★ • Not for me ★★ • Hated it ★
AILA • Nail Lacquer • ★★★★
Description: 5-free and non-toxic so you can breathe easy as you polish • 22 gorgeous shades (“Doolish” is the latest addition!) • Chip-resistant, super shiny, and long-lasting // TO USE: This warm, sunset coral shade pairs best with a cool drink in hand.
I love coral colored nail polish, so I was happy to receive Aila’s Doolish. It’s beautiful and indeed lasted longer on my nails than usual, by several days. I love to do dual-toned nails and I think it would go great with their Like a Boss or Mackenna shades.
Check out my Sweet Melon Mani Monday.
Luxe de Mer • Organic Rosewater Toner • ★★★★
Description: Our unique blend has the perfect combination of anti-inflammatory & antiseptic properties. It hydrates your skin, making it supple without feeling the least bit oily. The tannins from the witch hazel keep your skin feeling tight and youthful while the rosewater stimulates blood circulation causing your skin to look more youthful.
I ended using this up pretty quick. It seemed to be a good balance of rosewater and witch hazel that really felt like it was getting the extra ‘critters’ off my face without over drying my delicate skin.
Available at Luxe de Mer
Nubian Heritage • Mango Butter • ★★★★
Description: 100% organic shea and mango butters infused with Vitamin A, C, and E help to condition and give skin a firmer appearance • This nutrient-rich mango and shea butter combination rejuvenates and moisturizes the skin without clogging the pores or drying the skin’s natural oils in this total body balm // TO USE: Take a small amount in your palm and rub hands together until butter is warm. Apply at night, just after showering, and wake yourself with your softest skin.
Mango. Butter. Can we eat this? Because please. It just sounds and smells heavenly. This body butter is white and super easy to work with, it’s soft to the touch and spreads smoothly onto warm skin. Heaven.
routine. • De-Odor Cream • ★★★★
Value, $4 (full-size, C$28.00)
Description: Made with a clay formula and the original Routine scent • “Sexy Sadie” is the perfect balance of sexy, sweet, earthy, and spicy.
Another natural deodorant fave! I used this up over a few days and absolutely LOVED the scent. If you love androgynous musky scents, you will love this. I thought it had an amber/sandalwood essential oil flare, but it turned out to be patchouli oil. If you know me, I don’t usually like patchouli. At all. I often refer to it as hippy stink. Sorry. Sexy Sadie balances that out with some ylang ylang, cinnamon, and orange oils. Well done!
// Overall value, $43.75 • Actual cost, $15 //
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