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!!

Kat von D!!

Hello, and welcome to the hardest ethical makeup review I've had to so far on 'Pretty with Principles?'. Kat von D was actually the company, and person, who made me realise how difficult this process could be. This entire personal investigation began after I picked up a friend's makeup brush (I tend to go through… Continue reading Kat von D!!

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!!

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