Discover product tips and advice to help support you on your ethical journey and explore common misconceptions and myths that exist within in the Beauty Industry.

How to use Shampoo Bars

How to use Shampoo Bars

Making the switch to shampoo bars is a great way to reduce your plastic waste, the average person uses 10 bottles of shampoo a year making shampoo bars a fantastic plastic free, eco-friendly alternative. Plastic free shampoo bars are one of the best selling products...

So Animal Testing is banned in the European Union?

So Animal Testing is banned in the European Union?

Well, that’s not strictly true. Although, this is a huge step towards equality in the production of products and in particular cosmetic, it does not mean that animal testing has been entirely banned and unfortunately, some of the information you read could be...

Does high SPF give you the protection you expect?

Does high SPF give you the protection you expect?

It is a common misconception that high SPF sunscreens are providing you with full skin protection from the sun. In fact, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA – America) they lead to customers overexposing themselves to UVA rays and raise their risk of...

So, what is involved in animal testing?

So, what is involved in animal testing?

Before I launched Be Kind Beauty I created a survey with a number of questions regarding animal testing, the cosmetics industry and what individual’s personal preferences were when it came to beauty products. The results showed that 7% of people didn’t realise that...

Vegan doesn’t always mean cruelty free…

Vegan doesn’t always mean cruelty free…

Recently I have seen many unethical brands promote a new product as Vegan in a bid to appeal to the growing conscious consumer. It can be misleading as many would presume this means the product is cruelty free too. Vegan by definition means that a product or item does...

Why Shop Ethical and Cruelty Free?

Why Shop Ethical and Cruelty Free?

“Every time you spend money you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want” – Anna Lappe. As consumers, how we chose to spend our money can change the world in which we live and every time we shop we are deciding how we want our future to look, this is ‘consumer...