Jeffree Star Cosmetics!!

Before about a week ago the name Jeffree Star didn't really mean that much to me. I was dimly aware that he existed after looking into Kat von D (they have a bit of a feud). A lot of people have very negative opinions about him, but he also has some hardcore fans who adore… Continue reading Jeffree Star Cosmetics!!

Urban Decay!! (And L’Oréal)

If you haven't heard of the Urban Decay Naked palettes, how did you end up on this site? What have you been doing? Where have you been doing it?? They are everything they're hyped up to be, I couldn't recommend them enough, and so I really, really want Urban Decay to be allowed In My… Continue reading Urban Decay!! (And L’Oréal)

Dust and Dance!!

In the middle of festival season I had a crisis of conscience. Festivals are a time for glitter. I love glitter. But glitter, as we now know (and really quite predictably) is bad for the environment. People want it banned, because as a form of microplastic it pollutes the oceans... in essence glitter is as… Continue reading Dust and Dance!!

The Ordinary!!

Hello, and welcome to this review by 'Pretty with Principles?' of The Ordinary's ethics!! The Ordinary aims to create simple, streamlined products, removing unnecessary chemicals and ingredients. This results in them being concentrated, lasting FOREVER, being good for your skin, and being affordable! What's not to love? Their priority is 'integrity', as explained in this… Continue reading The Ordinary!!

Lime Crime!!

Hello, and welcome to this 'Pretty with Principles?' review of Lime Crime's ethics! Lime Crime is fun!! I love their website, mission and crazy makeup colours. Their Venus Palette is the definition of beautiful...every time I open it I feel like Vincent Vega opening Marcellus Wallace's briefcase in Pulp Fiction. They have had their problems. There… Continue reading Lime Crime!!

Here we go: Glossier

Hello, and welcome to the first post on 'Pretty with Principles?'! I decided to start with Glossier, as I use their products everyday, and LOVE them. Spoiler alert: in my opinion, they are ethical. I would have been HEARTBROKEN if I had to stop using them (and almost had a heart attack when I stumbled… Continue reading Here we go: Glossier