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Wow Today my international publication with @jutemagazine turns 4 years!!!!Holy Cow 🐮 Where has time gone??🙈Thank you Facebook memories for reminding me😹♥️ {Magazine: @jutemagazine Vol.VIIIpart2 📸Photography: @snapsstudio 🎨MUAH: @muatonyyanez (myUncle)

✨Creative Director: @amandagift (She got inspired by my #Veganism and all my props were Organic and I eat them all😹Your the best Amanda!!!)

💁🏽‍♀️Model: @creestaaal @veganmakeupshare } {Just A Little Note: @tartecosmetics Is a 🐰Cruelty-Free Brand certified by @peta Let it be noted that Tarte Cosmetics’s Parent company is KOSÉ 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 couldn’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 products💔

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 it’s very frustrating!Its a Catch-22(“a dilemma or difficult circumstance from which there is no escape because of mutually conflicting or dependent conditions.”)

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}

MOTD

Make-Up of the day

July 12, 2015 Live Vegan Smart Event and Ringling Bros protest.

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I was going for a natural look and then as always I couldn’t help but add a bold matte lipstick💄
Here’s how to get this look😆
I started off with…
Mi Face:
Lady Bug Jane’s🐰🌱 Luxe lotion in coconut as my primer for my face.
👉 LBJ Luxe Lotion
👉 Previous blog post review on LBJ

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Foundation:
👉Next I applied CoverFX 🐰🌱Natural Finish Oil free Foundation in N35

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👉 CoverFX N35
Concealer:
👉Next I Used CoverFX cream concealer in N Medium

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👉 CoverFX N Medium
BLEND THAT SHIT:🎨
👉After that I blended my vegan 🌱and cruelty-free🐰 make-up with the original beauty blender🐰🎨

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👉 Original Beauty Blender
Glow:
👉Next I applied my bronze Bahama mama

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With Zabana Essentials 🐰🌱On my cheeks
👉 Bronze bahama mama
👉 Previous Blog post review on Zabana Essentials
🎨DON’T FORGET TO BLEND
Contour:
👉 Used Milani Cosmetics🐰 Baked bronzer in 04 Glow all over my contour areas

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👉 BakedBronzer 04
🎨DON’T FORGET TO BLEND
👉 Previous Blog post review Milani Cosmetics
Highlight:
👉 To highlight the right area’s I used E.L.F.🐰 baked eye shadow in Enchanted

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👉 ELF Enchanted
🎨 Blend!!!

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Close-Up
Eyebrows:
👉 I used Anastasia Beverly hills🐰
Dip brow pomade in chocolate🍫

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👉 ABH DipBrow
Eyes:👀
Eyelashes:
👉 I used Ardell Lashes🐰 Black Wispies

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You can purchase your ardell lashes at your local:
Walgreen’s
CVS
Walmart
Target
Kmart
With Ardell waterproof white glue
Mascara:
👉 I decided to try the new 100% pure🐰 Vegan Maracuja mascara in Black Tea

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I put this mascara over my synthetic falsies and real lashes.
👉 Maracuja Blk Tea Mascara
Eye shadows:
I blended 🎨two different eye shadow companies together to get that look!
👉  Power of Love eye shadow pallet on entire lid.
You can purchase at your local Target
PacificaBeauty
👉 Previous closeup ILovePacifica of Power of Love Pallet.
👉 LunaticksCosmetics 🌱🐰Relic pallet on crease
LunatiCk Cosmetics
Waterline:
👉 I used Pacifica Beauty’s 🌱🐰Natural eye pencil in bare

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👉 Natural Eye pencil Bare
Lips:💄💄💄💄💄💄💄
Lip prep:
👉 As always I use Lady bug Jane’s 🌱🐰
Lip balm to prepare my lips for any lipstick whether its matte or creamy.
I apply the lip balm 20 mins before applying my new lipstick.

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👉 LBJ lipbalm
Last but not least I ended up wearing my new Jeffree Star Cosmetics🌱🐰 Velour liquid Lipstick!!!💄
It took over 2weeks to arrive!

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👉 JSC 714
The only problem I had was that I had to apply this velour liquid lipstick 2xs and 4 layers each time. I received a defective product which I will be contacting JSC today. The formula is usually amazing and lasts all day.
Hair:
What I currently have on my hair is Manic Panic in Blue steel.

If you recreate my look I would love to see it!!!💜💖💞 please tagg
👉 @VeganMakeUpShare
👉 #veganmakeupshare

Zabana Essentials Glow Stick

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

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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! I’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.

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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

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

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Close Up of the actual product itself.
Step One:

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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.

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Step Two:
☝Lowest part of my check bone.

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Step Three:
Glide the Glow Stick slowly up.

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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!!!)

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Step Five:
Yasssss!!!! Your done and are Glowing!!!!!
Pros:
👉 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
Con’s:
👉 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

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

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

Axiology

Axiology Natural organic lipstick

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About Axiology

Axiology is a cosmetics brand with a bold, refreshing take on beauty: we believe that kissable lips and sustainability are both sexy in equal measure—and that nobody needs to sacrifice kindness for a night on the town (or a daytime picnic!).

Products

Our products are as good for the body as they are for the planet because we’ve completely nixed chemicals and synthetics from our formula. Instead, we carefully craft from a harmonious blend of natural and organic ingredients. The result? Earth-based tones that dazzle on every skin type and complexion, with a burst of vibrancy that lasts all day.

Packaging

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Packaging With a Purpose: Axiology’s lipstick boxes were sourced in Bali, Indonesia, when founder Ericka Rodriguez was visiting the stunning island. Ericka discovered a boutique recycled paper store, and after being impressed and moved by their women-run operation, decided to work with them on packaging.The paper used in our boxes is collected from all around the island—from hotels, offices and households—and is taken to a small factory. It’s then boiled down to a pulp, laid out to the sun to dry, and finally folded and decorated by hand.The gift inherent in these boxes is that their production helps trash reduction on the island, a growing concern as its population and popularity continues to rise.We at Axiology rejoice that our packaging matches the integrity and intentions behind our product, and our company’s philosophy.
Commitment
Axiology is committed to supporting the earth and the animals that make it glorious. That’s why Axiology is partnering with organizations that heal the planet and save our wild animals. We are committed to donating 6%  of our 2015 profits to the Orangutan Foundation International. For more information on our partnership, refer to the “Our Partners” section down below.
Philosophy
We believe in a world where using an everyday luxury like lipstick doesn’t include polluting the planet, hurting its beings, or ingesting harmful chemicals through our skin.We believe in creating a product from the purest ingredients available—so we can provide a brilliant end-result and support the courageous farmers who produce our raw materials.We believe that love is integrity in action—and we let it guide our business.
We believe in being conscientious about how our products are crafted, and in making an honest effort to source all of our ingredients from nature.We believe that truth is a vital aspect of integrity, and that words such as “ethically sourced” and “all natural ingredients” are fundamental practices, not convenient marketing language.We believe that our honesty earns our customers’ trust. We value that trust implicitly.
We believe this precious Earth is stunning—and we strive to add to that beauty with conscious actions.We believe that our customers deserve to feel beautiful while also feeling ethical about their cosmetics choices.We believe that real beauty is just that:real ingredients, real people, real intentions.
Founder
Ericka’s holistic and vegan lifestyle emerged in her early twenties. She became dedicated to creating raw vegan smoothies and natural beauty recipes. Once she realized that natural compounds were rarely used in her favorite beauty product—lipstick—she decided to get in her kitchen and give it a go.The result became a labor of love and passion-project, Axiology. Combining her commitment to fruitarianism and healthier, safer cosmetics, Ericka spent over a year testing ingredients and concocting the perfect formula for Axiology’s lipstick line.Her journey took her all the way from Brooklyn, New York, to Bali, Indonesia to study ingredients and packaging options. Along the way she crafted a product that serves kind, vivacious women everywhere who want to look glamorous while giving back. 
Axiology
Axiology is a luxury vegan lipstick line. Our lipsticks are natural, organic and ethical.

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Attitude

Attitude is our hot pink lipstick color. Attitude lipstick is a bright pink with coral undertones and light shimmer. Attitude is a soft matte lipstick loaded with moisture.
Ingredients: Organic Candelilla Wax, Organic Avocado Oil, Organic Castor Oil, Organic Mango Butter, Organic Avocado Butter, Organic Grape Seed Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Vitamin E Oil, Sweet Orange Oil; May Contain: Iron Oxide, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Manganese Violet.

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Attitude from Axiology is a natural looking pink! Reminds me of when your eating strawberries & your lips get a bit stained.
Attitude is soft and creamy smells amazing and keeps my lips moisturized.
Looking forward for more Vegan organic lipsticks from Axiology ❤

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Blue Waterfalls

Blue Waterfalls

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Look of the day
Natural look

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For today’s look of the day I was going for a very Natural look!

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Here’s a closer look!

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Product Visuals

Blue Waterfalls
Motd
Natural Look
100percentpure
Luminous Primer
elfcosmetics
HD Lifting Concealer
Pacifica Beauty
Natural Ultra C C Cream
Transcendent concealer
Eyes Lips Face Cosmetics (Contour) Baked Bronzer
(highlight) Baked Eyeshadow
Pacifica Beauty
Enlightening Shadow Pallet
AquarianGaze
Lady Bug Jane (Lip Prep)
Pacifica Beauty
Devocean Lipstick in Tenderness

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Vegan Police Shop

Vegan Police Shop

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(Photography/muah: @makeup_mars
Model:Creestaaal)

Vegan Police Shop
      About
     Eighteen years ago, I made a life changing decision which opened up a whole new world to me . I saw everything in a different way and physically felt less weighed down by the world. I went vegan, and to be honest, I had no idea what I was doing. I didn’t know how to cook, I didn’t understand nutrition and I had never set foot in a health food store. Despite all of this,  I was feeling better than I ever . Early on, my family doctor had told me “If you continue eating like this, you are going to end up in the hospital” . It was hard to hear but only because I knew she was wrong. Here I am now, a healthy and happy 36 year old with an amazing vegan family of my own . I let the way I felt determine what I knew was right for me. Over the years , this feeling has been constantly reaffirmed by countless studies. A vegan diet is optimal for a healthy body, the planet and obviously, the animals.   It is my belief that humans are natural herbivores and although we are able to consume the bodies and milk of animals, it is by all means not the optimal way for us to live . My goal is to help get the message out there. Hence the title, The VeganPolice shop.     All of the items in our shop are screen printed, by hand in our little studio in Canada. We live in a little town in coastal British Columbia. We make our own buttons, shoot our on screens and mix our own colors. We only use eco-friendly water-based inks.     Vegan Police combines my two passions in life. Fighting for the animals,  and art. When I am not drawing and printing, I am spending time with my little ones ; hiking in the mountains and cooking food. This is a family effort and I thank you sooo much for letting me do what I love and supporting vegan business. Go vegan for better world !! xo

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Ferocious vegan

I love what this Company stands for! I love every print and want them all! It’s amazing to see how we can make a change for a better world.
There are no cons to these shirts.
Note: I will be updating this post when I get more Vegan police shop merch ❤

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Juice of the day

Juice of the day

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(Photography/muah/model: Creestaaal)

Juicing

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* Strawberries
* Blue berries
* Grapes
* carrots
* Cucumbers
* Kale
* spinach
* Bananas

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Added:
* Pineapples
* VegaOne Sport Vanilla
* Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar
* Flax seed
(Note: It’s alot better if your ingredients are organic but if you can’t afford it at the moment or have no access to organic produce like me do the best you can!)

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Blended with a food processor.

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Juice Life
Ever since I started juicing again I feel much better physically!:)
I juice two times a day everyday.
* Once in the morning
* Once in the afternoon
* Between meals!
Enjoy!

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Beauty Without Cruelty

Beauty Without Cruelty

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(Photography: Creestaaal
Picture for @VeganmakeupShare Instagram )
Beauty Without Cruelty
(Left to Right)
*Ultimate Natural Liquid Makeup in Fair
*Creamy Eye & Face Makeup Remover
*High Gloss Nail Colour in CandyFloss
* Natural Infusion Lipstick in Tansy Tease
* Ultimate Natural Soft Kohl Pencil in Delft Blue
From: Beauty Without Cruelty
Also can be found on :
LotusBrands, Inc

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( Model: Creestaaal
Muah: Creestaaal
Photography: Creestaaal
Products: Beauty Without Cruelty )

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( Model: Creestaaal
Product: Beauty Without Cruelty
*High Gloss Nail Colour in CandyFloss
Photography: Creestaaal )
High Gloss Nail Colour
This Vegan and Cruelty-Free Nailpolish is super glossy and Creamy.
Two Coats we’re used in the above picture.
CandyFloss

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( Model: Creestaaal
Muah: Creestaaal
Photography: Creestaaal
Products: Beauty Without Cruelty
All of the above. )
Ultimate Natural Liquid Makeup
I used the shade in Fair.
I felt as if I didn’t have any make-up on, not clumpy at all. The shade in fair was personally too light for my skin tone but it still looked amazing on.
Natural Liquid Makeup in Fair
Natural Infusion Lipstick
I currently have on the Beauty Without Cruelty Natural Infusion Lipstick in Tansy Tease and I personally love it! It’s definitely creamy and has a metallic shimmer to it.
Tansy Tease
Ultimate Natural Soft Kohl Pencil
The Eyeliner pencil used was in the shade Delft Blue.
It’s a beautiful blue, not to bright not to dark.
Delft Blue
Creamy Eye & Face Makeup Remover
I absolutely have always loved! Beauty Without Cruelty’s Makeup Remover! This was my first time ever using the Creamy Eye & Face Makeup Remover and I definitely recommend it!
Creamy Eye&Face Make-up Remover
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( Model: Creestaaal
Muah: Creestaaal
Photography: Creestaaal
For @VeganmakeupShare )
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(Model/photography/mua: Creestaaal
Products:
BWC
*Foundation
*Eyeliner
*Nailpolish
*Make-up Remover
Modern minerals
*Eyeshadows
*Bronzer
E.L.F Cosmetics
* Eyebrows
Pacifica Beauty
* Concealer )

Alien Space Babe

Alien Space Babe

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(Photography by : Martha Sanchez
ALIEN SPACE BABE
Model: @Creestaaal
Muah: @makeup_mars
Series: Intergalactic Beauties
For:
@VeganmakeupShare )
Vegan & crueltyfree products used.Face, Shoulders & Chest:
* Mehron Makeup
Mehron Pallet for green base ( Used on face, shoulders, chest).
* E.L.F Cosmetics
Geometric Eyeshadow Pallet
All Green eyeshadow shades from the Geometric 150 Eyeshadow Pallet used, as well as 
* LunaTiCk Cosmetics Labs
KromatiCk Silk Kromatick Silk loose eyeshadows in Mint Night Magic & Zombie Nation for contour & highlight all over the face, shoulders & chest.
Lips:
* LimeCrime Makeup
Wicked VelVetine in Velvetine Wicked  Liquid Lipstick as base.
* Melt Cosmetics Darkroom
Melt Darkroom Lipstick on top.
Eyes:
* Melt Cosmetics eyeshadows
Melt Stacks used are Promiscuous, Fixated & Darkroom (From their new Melt Stacks Note: Melt Cosmetics is a Vegan friendly Company which means not all the  eyeshadows in the stacks are Vegan friendly only certain eyeshadow shades are).
* Lunatick Cosmetics Labs Kromatick loose Eyeshadow in
PinHead KromatiCk Silk .
Synthetic Black lashes also used
Silver Leaf
Metallic thin paper used on Eyes, face and chest.
Applied with @ElfCosmetics clear lipgloss ( Note: I had to fully shower 3 times to get all the Silver Leaf off my skin and hair).

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Also used for this look was a black non-wool scarf and a faux silver pearl bracelet on hair. Hope everyone enjoyed this look! :).

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Original Vegan

Rare Tee Clothing
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Rare Tee is an apparel line with a mission to raise awareness on endangered/threatened species through our graphic art and accessories. 
%5 of every purchase goes to animal welfare and wildlife conservation. We use NO animal derived materials.
RareTeeClothing

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( Photography/Model/Muah: Creestaaal
For: @Creestaaal
Products: Fashion is Rare Tee Clothing
Lipstick: Insomnia Cosmetics)

Original Vegan
Pros:
* Super soft material
* locally printed ( Venice Beach)
* Machine washable
* Love graphics
* Owned by a Vegan
* Cruelty-Free
* Already cut
Cons:
No cons
Note: All reviews are my honest opinions.

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