The actresses on that show are stunning. Then I find myself looking at my dated wardrobe and worn out make-up and wishing I had the money to update it all. Then I end up using my mobile to search the web for beauty bargains.
My new years resolution this year was to try and be more conscious of the make up I buy - animal testing, chemicals, fair trade, etc.
It's not always possible. The most difficult thing is that these products aren't readily available. I can't go into town and try out different foundation colours or smell a perfume. Many of these products are not cheap so I can't gamble on them. Over the past few months, I have researched products online, reading reviews watching YouTube vidoes, to try and work out what to buy. I've had some wins and some losses. I will try to share these to try and help other consumers.
My check list is:
- product works
- not tested on animals
- free of harmful chemicals
- fair trade
Here is my current wishlists (for research):