In honour of me stumbling upon Eat Real crisps yesterday, I've created this list of vegan options available at one of the most popular supermarkets in France: Carrefour Carrefour is your best friend when it comes to finding pretty much everything you need to live a happy veggie life. Prices tend to be cheaper than "specialized" … Continue reading Where to buy veggie products in France (1)
Hi Everyone, Today I have something different for you. You know how obsessed I am with true crime and horror stories. I have never been able to get into audiobooks but I like a little bit of background noise when working (out), cleaning and cooking especially. About a year ago or so (I know, I'm … Continue reading Best True Crime Podcasts & Youtube channels 2018
Hi Everyone, This is not really a post. This collection of headlines/drafts is pretty representative of the three months away from my beloved blog. I remember logging in, opening a page, writing the headline and closing the tab. Until I find my mojo back, enjoy my failed attemps at writing! ____ Living the vegan lifestyle … Continue reading This post is all about my drafts
Hello, This is an update post (seems to me like this is the only thing I've been doing lately) The truth is, I don't know what direction to take with my blog. Now that I'm back in France, being a "veggieoverseas" blogger doesn't make sense anymore. I do love writing in English and sharing my … Continue reading 3 months and counting
Hi everyone, I don't even know how to start this post really. I could apologise for being absent and shutting down the blog for a while but the truth is, I needed the break. If you follow me on Twitter, you probably already know. I'm moving back to Paris. This decision, whilst very sudden, was … Continue reading A new beginning?
Hi Everyone, How are you? How is life? How is work? How is school? So many questions! So little time! So much makeup! So little money! If you are not familiar with SKINNY DIP, the brand is relatively similar to Missguided and ASOS as it targets the same type of customers and sells everything from … Continue reading Is SKINNY DIP Makeup Cruelty-Free?
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing fantastic. How was your weekend? How was Black Friday? If you are not familiar with my blog, I do this thing where I pick one big makeup retailer, go through all the brands available and let you know which brand is safe (cruelty-free/vegan/vegetarian) to buy. After Selfridges, … Continue reading Selfridges list of cruelty-free makeup
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all well. I know I don't need to remind you that Christmas is coming and that gift sets are literally EVERYWHERE. ALSO BLACK FRIDAY!!! WHO'S WITH ME???? (by the time you read this, I'll be broke) Since you guys have decided that this month is all about makeup and pretty … Continue reading Skincare Christmas Gifts: Cruelty-free edition
Hi you guys, I hope you are all doing fantastic. I was browsing Missguided website today and stumbled upon their beauty page. I ended up looking at their contour kits and makeup sets and you know me, I had to know if Missguided makeup was safe to buy. Looking at the product description and their … Continue reading Is Missguided cruelty-free?
Hey everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I am pleased to announce that "cruelty-free makeup and skincare reviews" have yet again gotten the most votes from you guys. For those of you who are sick and tired of my rambling thoughts on cruelty-free everything, I plan to write a weekly blog post about … Continue reading 4 cruelty-free glosses for every budget
Hello everyone, I know it's been a while since I've posted but life is catching up with me. I had to cancel two Halloween posts which I thought were boring and since then, I haven't had the chance to write (this is me trying to apologise for my absence, how am I doing?). I guess … Continue reading Running again & Happy November
Hello, Hello, Hello! I hope you are all having a fantastic day, wherever you are. By the time you'll read this, I'll be at the hospital getting rid of my wisdom teeth. So in honour of the incoming days without solid food, here is a little vegan soup I made a week ago. For this … Continue reading Vegan Zucchinis & Red Peppers soup
Hey everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I am doing fantastic. September and October are my favourite months. I am not a fan of pumpkin flavoured stuff but I do love the weather, homemade soups, fluffy coats and Halloween (I know, how many times do I have to tell you, right?) So in … Continue reading The Best Horror movies of 2017 (so far)
Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing well. I know I said it before but I finished uni and I am finally looking for a job in London. It has been two very exciting years of non-stop working, studying, writing and I am more than ready to embrace new challenges. I will (hopefully) be on … Continue reading 4 cruelty-free blushes
Hi Everyone, I am back! After 2-3 excruciating months of dissertation writing, I finally have time to write for the blog. I want to thank all of you for answering the survey and not giving up on me. It may not mean much to some of you but the fact that the blog still gathered … Continue reading Is Fenty Beauty cruelty-free?
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I am so sorry to finally get back to you with a request but I truly need your help. As you know, I am three weeks away from turning in my masters dissertation. However, in order to hand it out, I have to get answers to … Continue reading I need your help!
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I am taking a break from blogging at the moment. Not because I want to but because I have to for the sake of my studies. I have two months left before I need to turn in my master's dissertation and I can't fuck it up … Continue reading Taking a break
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing well. Here I am, with another recipe. For this one, you will need: White peaches (I used 5) 2 red apples Half a bowl of strawberry A spoonful of lemon juice Shortcrust pastry (1) Optional: a spoonful of cane sugar Cut all your fruits, it doesn't need … Continue reading One Sweet Sweet Summer Tart
Hey Everyone, How are you? I am back from Barcelona and I thought why not show you my favourite Summer Red Lipsticks. So without further ado.. From left to right: e.l.f - Red Hot Reds 3INA - 123 The Body Shop - New Orleans Scarlet Matte NYX Liquid Suede - Kitten Heels Barry M - … Continue reading Cruelty-Free Lips
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing amazing. I've been blogging for a year! How crazy! To be honest, I never thought that I would last that long. I am glad I kept pushing and met so many of you guys. Since I started getting more followers this year, I thought that I could … Continue reading One Year Blogging
OMG you guys, I know it took me so long to get to it but everything is finally on its way. If you don't know, I reposted the poll results on the blog a day or two ago and you guys voted for a cruelty-free makeup giveaway. So on my way back to Barcelona, I … Continue reading NYX, BarryM & SleekMakeUp giveaway
Hi Everyone, How are you all doing? FYI, the post is entirely made of pictures of food. I try to cook most of my meals and take advantage of my parents' beautiful kitchen as much as I can. PS: of course I haven't photographed ALL of my meals. The pictures below are just a tiny … Continue reading What I ate in Paris: Vegan & Vegetarian
Hi Everyone, Welcome to another random post for this lovely month of June. I hope you are all doing fantastic. I am flying to Barcelona very soon so I thought that it was about time I share with you, my cruelty-free summer skincare routine. Here is what I use every day (pretty much): The Body … Continue reading My summer skincare routine feat B.Skincare & The Body Shop
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing fantastic. I have another recipe for you! I am sure I haven't invented anything but I wanted to share with you what I managed to create with leftovers a week ago or so. I had a really hard time for some reasons to find the Tofu in … Continue reading Sweet Tofu with Noodles & Vegetables
Hi Everyone, How are you? Here is the second part of the Sephora cruelty-free list. I'll link the first part at the end if you're just catching up now. Let's just get into it, shall we! Kat Von D Official Statement: Absolutely not! Kat Von D Beauty has, (and always will be) 100% cruelty-free. And this … Continue reading Sephora cruelty-free list – K to Z
Hi Everyone, I know that this month is dedicated to cruelty-free beauty but this recipe is so tasty and easy that I needed to share it with you. You will need: A pack of brown lentils Mushrooms Red onions Tomatoes Whole wheat bread or an old baguette Olive oil Spices of your choice (I added … Continue reading Easy Green Lentil soup with Garlic Toasts
Hi Everyone, How are you? This post will be in two parts as I have other posts I want to write before the end of the month (and going through the whole damn website also takes ages). Let's just get into it, shall we! Amazing Cosmetics Official statement: AmazingCosmetics has always maintained a commitment to being … Continue reading Sephora cruelty-free list: A-J
Hey Everyone, I hope it is not too late to make a little spring makeup essential. I have been working on reducing the amount of makeup (and packaging) I wear. I want to focus on skincare more as summer is approaching (too fast) and the sun will damage my skin big time (just doing … Continue reading Spring 2017 MakeUp: Keeping it simple
Hi Everyone, How are you all doing? So I just wanted to pop on here to let you know what I will be working on in May for the blog. April, as you all know, was voted Month of the Food so I tried to deliver as many pictures as I could. 3 recipes were … Continue reading What is happening in May?
Hi Everyone, How are you today? I was sitting at home trying to write my essay when I got distracted. You see, I love everything horror related and Guillermo Del Toro has always given me what I wanted in terms of visual effects, storylines, characters, etc. He creates such beautiful movies that I would like … Continue reading My favorite Guillermo Del Toro movies (directed or produced)
Hi Everyone, How are you? Last recipe for a little while. I hope you like them. Let me know which one is your favorite (if you have one). For this recipe, you will need: Tofu Sweet peppers (two) Mushrooms Buns (brioche buns were the perfect fit) Cheese (optional, I grabbed my favorite vegan cheese, garlic&herb … Continue reading Tofu Burger Recipe
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing great. Welcome to the second recipe of this three parts thingy I am doing right now on the blog. PS: I just wanted to address something quickly. I have been nominated for two blogging "awards" since I did my 7 days challenge. I wanted to thank everyone … Continue reading Veggie Pasta Bake
Hi Everyone, How are you all doing? I initially wanted to dedicate one post to three vegan recipes but it was honestly way too long. So I hope you don't mind because you'll be getting recipes for a week. I have been cooking more and more. I love grilled tofu, fake chicken, vegan cheese etc. We are a … Continue reading One easy Vegan Recipe
Hi Everyone, I haven't done a playlist in such a long time! You know how obsessed I am with music and the other night, I had a karaoke session with my Snapchat. So I've decided to share with you, my 100 top Karaoke songs. I'll include a complete list of the playlists I've already done. … Continue reading My Karaoke Playlist
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing okay. I wanted to sit down and talk to you about the coming months on the blog. I will give it to you straight: I will have to take some time off. I wanted to schedule posts to keep the blog alive but it's gonna depend on … Continue reading April Poll and An update
Hi Everyone, How are you all doing? I said that I would do another PYB so here we are. The last "Promote your blog" was awesome. I got a bunch of comments, I met my first guest poster and followed some awesome new bloggers who I wouldn't have met without the post. So as you know, … Continue reading Promote your lovely blog
Hi Everyone, How are we doing? Did you like the 7 days challenge? I honestly am glad it is over. Blogging is definitely a weekend thing for me. Before I publish my monthly update article with our little poll, I thought I'd show you what I got whilst I was in Bournemouth (post coming about … Continue reading A tiny Flying Tiger Haul
Hi Everyone, It is finally here. The day I reveal some of my secrets to you guys. I honestly don't know where to start. Does it have to be serious? Can it be about anything? Do you guys want to know specific things about me? I'll just write down 5 things I think are very … Continue reading Last Day of the challenge: The confessional
Day 3 of the 7-day challenge is here! Since it is hard to spot exactly what are your best and worst habits, I have asked my friends and my boyfriend to tell me what they think mine are. Here is what they said: Burping (guilty) Leaving the hoover unplug Dropping stuff in the shower (dropping … Continue reading Best and Worst Habits
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing fantastic. I didn't stay long in Brighton. The trip was very last minute as we wanted to get away from London for a night. It was my first time in Brighton and whilst I didn't see much, I appreciated the seaside, the fresh air and loved the hotel. … Continue reading A night in Brighton – Drakes Boutique Hotel
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing great. It is time for our little monthly poll. It gives you the chance to tell me what you want to see on the blog and gives me the opportunity to get closer to you guys and get to know you better. The blog is growing organically … Continue reading Little Life Update and our monthly poll
Hi Everyone, I hope you like this one because I was so proud when I put it together. You know that I advocate easy, quick recipes and late-night snacking. Ingredients: Courgette Spaghetti (Tesco) Oregano, Garlic, Soy Sauce, Crushed Chili Vegetable stock Olive oil Vegan sausages Truffle mustard As always, I love when I can just … Continue reading Easy Courgette Spaghetti
Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing well. Today is just going to be a quick post because I felt like sharing what I've been eating lately. I will post a quick and healthy recipe soon but in the meantime, I hope this one gives you some ideas! I usually buy all my snacks at Tesco. … Continue reading My favorite vegetarian/vegan snacks
Hi Everyone, Okay. It took me some time to research everything and find official statements for all the brands listed below. I will probably do it for Sephora next as I know that all my readers are not from the UK. I hope this will help some of you out. I am not a reference at … Continue reading Boots Cruelty-free makeup 2017
Hi Everyone, It is Eating Disorders Awareness Week soon (Monday 27th February to 5th March). I was diagnosed when I was 16. It took me around 5 years, two psychiatrists and countless therapy sessions to recover. By recover, I mean gain back the weight I lost and be okay with it. I will still have damaging thoughts from … Continue reading Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Hi Everyone, Guess what? It is FOOD TIME. Yes!Finally! I had a great Veganuary, I cooked a lot and felt great. I have recently enjoyed my first pizza of February 2017 (because trust me, there will be many more) and I thought: "Hm, who do I want to share my love for pizzas with?" So … Continue reading My favorite Central London vegan and vegetarian pizzas (so far)
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing alright. I was looking for an app for the gym, when I thought, what is so easy to do and easy to track? What is easily achievable for me this year? You are welcome to add on to the list, make your own and tag me! Drink more … Continue reading 10 Totally achievable goals – 2017
Hi Everyone, Our first guest post is here. Kara from The Book and Beauty Blog, wrote an interesting piece on cruelty-free cosmetics and skincare. Take the time to check out her blog if you are interested in the cruelty-free lifestyle, beauty and book reviews. Why does buying cruelty-free cosmetics and skin care products matter? Most … Continue reading Cruelty-Free: Why does it matter?
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing fantastic. I thought I would give you a little update. Two things made me want to write this blog post: A comment about the brand Simple A comment about veganism Simple has always been an eco-friendly brand, promoting healthy looking skins and natural-ish ingredients. At least, that … Continue reading Promote your blog!
I know, I know. This post should have gone up earlier this month. I just have been a bit annoyed at myself for many reasons and haven't been updating the blog much. For this, I apologize and I hope you won't hold it against me. The blog has reached over 500 followers and I wanted … Continue reading Best body washes, body scrubs, body everything for animal lovers (and everyone else) + 500 followers