Blog Archives

Eat your veggies

Garden Editorial

Wow Today my international publication with @jutemagazine turns 4 years!!!!Holy Cow ๐Ÿฎ Where has time gone??๐Ÿ™ˆThank you Facebook memories for reminding me๐Ÿ˜นโ™ฅ๏ธ {Magazine: @jutemagazine Vol.VIIIpart2 ๐Ÿ“ธPhotography: @snapsstudio ๐ŸŽจMUAH: @muatonyyanez (myUncle)

โœจCreative Director: @amandagift (She got inspired by my #Veganism and all my props were Organic and I eat them all๐Ÿ˜นYour the best Amanda!!!)

๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธModel: @creestaaal @veganmakeupshare } {Just A Little Note: @tartecosmetics Is a ๐ŸฐCruelty-Free Brand certified by @peta Let it be noted that Tarte Cosmeticsโ€™s Parent company is KOSร‰ a Japanese PC who does test on animals. Although Tarte itself does not sell their products in the Chinese market where Animal Testing is required. I personally stopped supporting Tarte once the Acquirement happened because unfortunately the brand and PC couldnโ€™t answer my questions and as you can see I was a huge customer which unfortunately for them made me withdraw my support from their products๐Ÿ’”

If a brand cannot answer their own customers questions/concerns regarding their Acquirement in my Personal opinion that just sucks!We live in a capitalist world&unfortunately most brands will continue to sell out to the same PC we are boycotting.Whether it be food, makeup&clothing.Yes itโ€™s very frustrating!Its a Catch-22(โ€œa dilemma or difficult circumstance from which there is no escape because of mutually conflicting or dependent conditions.โ€)

For the animals we are trying help.

I say support your indie brands& truly Cruelty-Free&Vegan brands first&if you want to make our lifestyle accessible4everyone else then you can support the others if you want.Progress over perfection.Do whatever you can.We all have different situations happening inour lives}

Imats L.A๐ŸŒฑVegan&๐ŸฐCruelty-Free Guide

Hey Beauty Family ๐Ÿ’•โคHere’s is my ๐ŸŒฑVegan&๐ŸฐCruelty-Free Guide to 2017 @imatsofficial Location: L.A

๐ŸฐCruelty-Free Companies with ๐ŸŒฑVegan-Friendly products:

@KatVondBeauty Booth #707

@DoseofColors Booth #3019

@AnastasiaBeverlyHills Booth#329

@theBalm_cosmetics Booth#711

@BDelliumtools Booth#606

@Royallangnickel Booth#300

@BHcosmetics Booth#312

@Houseoflashes Booth#6006

@inglot_usa Booth#406

@jouercosmetics Booth#821

@mehronmakeup Booth#607

@gleam_melanieMills Booth#315

@sauceboxcosmetics Booth#515

@Sugarpill Booth#4001

@tartecosmetics Booth#622 (parent company Kose)

@NYXCosmetics Booth#219(parent company L’Orรฉal)

@frendsbeauty will have @meltcosmetics @CrypticCosmetics Booths#5001&519

Naimies will have @Girlactik Booth#129 

๐ŸŒฑ100% Vegan Companies:

@misscasanova Booth#3013

@thelipbar Booth#3014

@Ardell_lashes Booth#3006

@Beautylish will have @Jeffreestarcosmetics Booth#818

@naimies will have @limecrimemakeup & @coverfx booth#129 

@feralcosmetics Booth#108

Hope this helpsโค๐Ÿ’•!!!Please choose Cruelty-Free ๐Ÿฐand ๐ŸŒฑVegan beauty๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ ๐ŸšจI will be updating this listโคconstantly 

Instagram: @Veganmakeupshare

Not your Mothers

Not Your Mothers is a Cruelty-Free๐Ÿ‡ company with ๐ŸŒฑ Vegan-Friendly Products๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

There are no animal ingredients or animal byproducts in NYM products except: 

๐Ÿšซโžก๏ธKnotty to Nice Conditioning Detangler

๐Ÿšซโžก๏ธWay to Grow Leave-In Conditioner ๐Ÿšซโžก๏ธDouble Take Dry Finish Texture Spray

These products contain keratin protein extracts โ€“ a hydrolyzed ingredient that can be found in countless other beauty products industry wide. The keratin used in our haircare products comes from ๐Ÿ๐Ÿsheepโ€™s wool, after they get a shearing.  

Every other product is ๐ŸŒฑVegan-Friendly

โœจThank You sooo much for taking the time to Check out my website๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ Please don’t forget to Subscribe and Don’t forget to check out my YouTube Channel and Follow me on Instagram:
โžก๏ธ @Veganmakeupshare 

Don’t hesitate to spread awareness but please Link me on all my research and please Give Credit where it’s Due Thank youโค๏ธ 

Ofra Cosmetics

On August 10,2016 Ofra Cosmetics was certified by Creestaaal to be a 100% ๐ŸŒฑVegan & ๐Ÿ‡Cruelty-Free Company ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

Some of the common concern was:

Silk peptides were addressed belowโคต๏ธ

@makeup_mars was offered some type of discount code that gets you 30% off!!

โžก๏ธCode: MARS30

โžก๏ธ Ofra Cosmetics

Thank you for reading!! If you would like to support all the hard work I do please don’t forget to subscribe to my website and YouTube channel and don’t forget to follow me on Instagram: โžก๏ธ @Veganmakeupshare 

If you would like to use this information for any social media outlet please don’t forget to link me as it’s always nice to give credit where it’s earned. Please don’t be shady. Thank you โค๏ธ

Zuii Organic

๐Ÿ‡ Zuii Organic is a Cruelty-Free Beauty Company with many ๐ŸŒฑVegan-Friendly Products. Here is Zuii ๐ŸŒฑVegan-Friendly List(They have Marked then as follows)

โžก๏ธX=Contains Carmine

โžก๏ธ#=Contains Beeswax 

โžก๏ธWhat is Left blank on the Right side of the rectangles is what is ๐ŸŒฑVegan-Friendly

Thank you sooo much Zuii Organic for providing me with a list so that we can all check out your products๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ 

Zuii Organic US 
Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram:โžก๏ธ @Veganmakeupshare 


Trust Fund Beauty๐Ÿ’…

Sex Tape + I had it first ๐Ÿ’…image

Awwww Thank you sooo much!!!!!๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’“ Trust Fund Beauty ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿฐ
For sending me your favorite 5! Vegan and Cruelty-Free 5-Free from:
๐Ÿ‘‰ Toluene
๐Ÿ‘‰ Formaldehyde
๐Ÿ‘‰ Lead
๐Ÿ‘‰ Nickel
๐Ÿ‘‰ Phthalates
๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿ’…(Left to Right)
๐Ÿ‘‰ The Money Shot
๐Ÿ‘‰ Serial Spender
๐Ÿ‘‰ I had it first!
๐Ÿ‘‰ Sex Tape
๐Ÿ‘‰ Virgin?
๐Ÿ’… I had it first!! As a base coat (2coats) The money shot on the nail tips (1 coat)



I rarely wear natural or light colors because I’m a very bright earthling bahaha๐Ÿ˜‚ I decided to give this combo a try for a more pastel life anddddd guess what?!?! I looooved them!!!!
๐Ÿ‘‰ I had it first! Is a very very light pink almost white! And it matches everythingโ˜บ
๐Ÿ‘‰The money shot is basically bling bling! A mix of silver and gold bling๐Ÿ‘‘


๐Ÿ‘‰ I Had It First


๐Ÿ‘‰ The Money Shot


Next I tried a new combo for my next two weeks! That’s right!!! You read it right!!! This vegan and cruelty-free nail polish lasts two weeks on me with me doing my daily activities๐Ÿ‘Œ

๐Ÿ‘‰ Sex Tape๐Ÿ“น (2 coats) Base Coat
๐Ÿ‘‰ Serial Spender๐Ÿ’ฒ๐Ÿ’ณ (1Coat) ombre tips
I love following them on instagram they make me laugh so hard!!!๐Ÿ˜‚


I’m seriously in love with Sex Tape!!!!


Sex Tape is a different type of pink!
I have lots of pinks but this pink is unique๐Ÿ‘Œ This pink compliments any colors worn


Front packaging of TrustFundBeauty Nail polish ๐Ÿ’…


Back packaging of Trust Fund Beauty Nail Polish๐Ÿ’…


Even Leo loves the packaging๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ˜ป


๐Ÿ‘‰ Sex Tape
Trust Fund Beauty just launched their new website๐Ÿ’ป and has a lot of new nail polishes!!! Now they are 7Free


They also launched their new Trio sets!!! And are having a summer SALE!!


๐Ÿ‘‰Code: SUMMER
I been eyeing lots of their nail polishes!!! But what I would really love to try next would be there Nail polish remover!!!


It comes in a bottle or


In wipes!!!!
๐Ÿ‘‰ Nail Polish Remover


๐Ÿ‘‰ Vegan๐ŸŒฑ
๐Ÿ‘‰ Cruelty-Free ๐Ÿ‡
๐Ÿ‘‰ Last 2weeks!
๐Ÿ‘‰ Lots of shades to choose from
๐Ÿ‘‰The Nail polish Names make me laugh so hard
๐Ÿ‘‰7 Free
๐Ÿ‘‰ Beautiful packaging
No con’s

I Love Pacifica

Pacifica Beauty
I 💖💝💜💓โค💕💞💟 Pacifica Beauty!!!!! Honestly I’m a huge fan!!!!
I’ve bought like every product they have ever made!!! That’s how much I💖Pacifica!


Thank you Pacifica Beauty💖
I’m fan girling!!!! Sorry!!! Bahaha


Power Of Love
Coconut Infused Mineral eye shadows
I love this Eyeshadow pallet!!! 😍




I love these Coconut eye shadows because they are a bit creamy compared to all the others and I love the color play they give🙆




My new Favorite Mascara!!!! I was already using Pacifica’s Abyss mascara but after trying this one I definitely found a new fav!



Look at them Bristles!!!!!!


I loveee this Natural Eye Pencil!! In jet! Another favorite not pictured is in Bare (I love to put it on my waterline)
I love to smudge this pencil eyeliner at the bottom of my waterline.


(Look of the day style: Something more Grunge)
👉Pacifica’s Ultra CC Cream Radiant Foundation in Medium
👉 Dreamlit under eye brightener
👉Power Of Love Eye shadows
👉 Stellar Gaze Mascara
What I recommend for starters:


I’ll be entering asap the Pacifica Muse contest as soon as I can get all equipment to start my YouTube channel!!!! I’m super excited!!!
If you’d like to enter:
👉Pacifica Muse


A Muse!!!




Why would I Love to enter?:
I’m entering Pacifica’s Muse Contest to continue to inspire and spread awareness about Living a Vegan 🌱and Cruelty-Free🐰 Lifestyle!!!! Also now that I’m actually looking at the Grand Prize
👉 $10,000 in cash!!! It will def pay my Vet bills!!!!
👉One year supply of Pacifica of products💄💅 Yesssss please!
👉Omfg!!!! Shop at Ulta, Target!!!.. Umm.. Shhhh…  @VeganMakeUpShare will have a Big Pacifica GiveAway!!!
👉Meet Brook!!!!!! That would be a dream come true!!!
👉Ooohhhh be Muse2016!!!🎠 👑And  professional Video Recording!!! All this sounds like an amazing Dream!!! Soooooooo I suggest everyone to join this amazing opportunity!!!!!! Don’t let it pass you by!!!! What would you do if you won the Grand Prize??!?
To check out Pacifica Beauty
👉Pacifica Beauty

Zabana Essentials Glow Stick

Zabana Essentials Vegan🌱 & Cruelty-Free 🐰
About Zabana Essentials:


Welcome! My name is Shanell Edwards, I am the founder of Zabana Essentials (Pronounced: Zab-Ana Essentials), located in San Diego, California. It is my mission to offer Pure 100% Natural & Vegan Cosmetics. Zabana Essentials got its start when I began my quest to find affordable natural-hypoallergenic bath and body products that would not irritate my sensitive skin. I was a college graduate, attempting to start my career in the workforce and was on a tight budget like many and found it difficult to afford many of the well-known natural products on the retail shelves. After reading labels and realizing that I had some of the natural ingredients already in my kitchen, I decided to begin researching and experimenting and found the answers to my quest were right at my fingertips.
It is now my goal to offer affordable Natural – Vegan – Human Friendly – Cruelty Free Cosmetics that are not only nurturing for the skin, but enjoyable, attractive, and smell great! Iโ€™d like to be able to reach consumers who may not fit the stereotypical natural products consumer of the past, but people just like me. People who are seeking healthy, non-intimidating alternatives, for their everyday lifestyle.
  What does Zabana Mean?!?!?!
I often hear “What does Zabana mean?”, “That’s a unique name.” Zabana means Savannah in the Native American Taino dialect. What is special about a Zabana to us? A Zabana is a grassy plain eco-system that may contain an abundance of herbaceous plants that lend benefits to us humans. For centuries therapeutic oils have been extracted from natural plant matter to promote good health and well-being. All Zabana Essentials products are of plant derived origin, and every formulation we use the essence of herbs, whether it be through the use of dry herbs or essential oils, herbal or vegetable based body oils and butters. I believe it is vital that we use the nutrients provided to us by mother earth, as we can find an abundance of benefits using what has been provided to us.


Thank You ZE💖
After checking out ZE on instagram (@ZabanaEssentials) and completely being excited to see that ZE is aligned with my Vegan lifestyle!!!!!!!!,
I was Lucky enough to get this amazing care package📦 From Zabana Essentials!!!! Whoooop!! Eeeeeep!!!!😁😄
I’m honored to be able to share this Bronze Bahama Mama  Glow stick!!! 💖 review!
I’m happy to announce that The Bronze Bahama Mama Glow stick is now part of my Vegan Beauty Routine😁
I have a thing for Highlighters and Bronzers… Well I technically just have a thing for Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty products bahaha!!!
The Review


Here’s ZE Glow stick in Bronze Bahama Mama!!!


Close Up of the actual product itself.
Step One:


So I decided I was going to use this Glow Stick as a highlighter for my cheeks!!!  I love that this is a mixture of Highlighter and Bronzer at the same time!!!
What to do?:
Glide the ZE Glow stick on your face! I tend to start from the lowest point of my cheek bone.


Step Two:
โ˜Lowest part of my check bone.


Step Three:
Glide the Glow Stick slowly up.


Step Four:
All the way till your temple!
Blend the product with a beauty blender or makeup sponge or your choosing! (Note: I tried posting a video of how to blend the product but it won’t load after 2days sorry!!!)


Step Five:
Yasssss!!!! Your done and are Glowing!!!!!
👉 Company cares about customers
👉 Company Cares about Animals
👉 Company cares about ingredients
👉 Company cares about health
👉 Company cares about the environment
👉 Product smells amazing
👉 Product application is easy
👉 Locally made (San Diego)
👉 Ingredients list on product
👉Cute presentation of product
👉 No con’s
More info on product:
This product is Free-OF:
👉 Palm oil
👉 Sulfates
👉 Parabans
👉 Phthalates
👉 Propylene Glycol
If you’d like to check out ZE:
👉 Zabana Essentials


If you’d like to purchase the product:
👉 Bronze Bahama Mama


All product Reviews are honest to my opinion on each individual product by personal human trial( on myself) for more than one day.

Vegan Shaving



Today I decided I wanted to shave !
Its now Spring but out here it feels like summer!!!โ˜€
I believe that anyone can do what they feel is right for their self’s.
You can shave if you want or you  can choose just not to shave because its your body and your choice.
Hair on your body is natural and shouldn’t be seen as its dirty or gross.
Everyone has hair on their body.
Some people get their hair shaved, Trimmed or lasered off and some grrrls and dudes keep their hair.
Its your choice your bodyโœŠ
Today I used 100Percent Pure’s
Seaweed Grapefruit Shaving cream!
Omfg it smelled bomb!
It was absolutely easy to use and left my legs feeling so soft after shaving them!


Ingredients list


I definitely recommend this shaving cream it has been the best one I have ever tried!!!!!
Seaweed Shaving cream

Ion Color Solutions

Ion Color Solutions


(Photo by Ion’s website. Screenshot by me)
Ion is a Cruelty-Free Company๐Ÿฐ
With Vegan Friendly products๐ŸŒฑ
Ion also marks which products are Vegan and free from Animal by products or derivatives.
Thank you Ion! ๐Ÿ‘


(Photo from Ion’s Website. Screenshot by me)


(Photo from ion’s Website. Screenshot by me)


Eight years ago I started buying Ion products from my local Sally’s Beauty Supply.
I was soo amazed that five years into it Ion started labeling which products are Vegan friendly which makes it a lot easier for us the Vegan Consumers๐Ÿ‘.
I immediately started supporting all their Vegan options and seriously Ion has helped me keep my hair! I’ve gone through lots of color hair changes and damages from extream bleaching to get my hair super white to going back brunette for jobs.
Ion vegan friendly products have saved my hair! ๐Ÿ‘Œ
Today I decided to check out my local Sally’s Beauty Supply store and to my amazement Ion now has Cool blonde shampoo and conditioner!!!!!! I am solo excited because its like the purple shampoo! It brightens and tones White, silver, and blonde hair!!!!! Its Vegan and Cruelty-free and Paraben free as well! This should be a game changer for me and I’m definitely super excited about this๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ.
I will be updating this post to see if it can reach my hair goals!.


In this Editorial MuaTonyyanez used Ion color solutions Firm Hold Shaping hair spray! Not only was it not sticky yucky like some hairsprays or super hard crunchy it was the perfect hairspray ever that I have used!๐Ÿ‘Œ

Check out their full website to check out all their products or just pop into your local Sally’s beauty supply!
Update: March 29,2015

From this new email update :

I have gotten that this company does not know where there ingredients are gotten from…

And they said ” Finish product may not be tested on animals” May not??? Do they just not know? There is definitely miscommunication between there representatives.๐Ÿ‘Ž Unfortunately because of this email I will no longer support Ion Products. I will finish using my products and find ones that align with my beliefs.