Lucy's Cruelty-Free Beauty and Living

How to Find the Perfect Nude Lipstick for Every Skin Tone

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

 

Nude lipstick has recently come to the forefront of the makeup industry thanks to the likes of celebrities, models, and social media influencers swearing by this natural looking shade of lipstick. Lipstick colors usually look moist and vibrant, with the idea of having everyone focus on your lips. It used to be that one makeup product that had to stand out on your face, so it just makes sense that its color must be a standout, too.

The past few years have celebrated this “no makeup” makeup look. There has been so much clamor on makeup that looks natural, with people having any no idea that you’re wearing any makeup at all. This au naturale look is even more appealing these days with the era of “diva” makeup swiftly going by the wayside, thanks to celebrities like Alicia Keys. The more natural you look, the better it is these days, and seriously, when has going natural ever gone out of style? The key to this au naturale look is finding that perfect lip shade! Keep reading for two sure fire tips to finding that nude lippie to complement your skin tone 💄

4 Stress Free & Easy Ways to Make it Through a Crazy Holiday Road Trip in the Company of Tweens & Teens

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Ahh the infamous holiday road trip!  During the holidays, many people opt to travel to visit family, see the sights or simply to get away from the hustle and bustle of the holiday grind.  This means that many families are hitting the road with kids in tow, and preparation is definitely key.  

With kids, the older they get, the harder it seems to keep them engaged and not glued to their electronics and technology.  While that may seem great, because literally silence is golden...it can also be pretty boring.  After all, road tripping is all about the experience...TOGETHER!  Keep reading for some easy and stress free ways to make it through a holiday road trip with tweens and teens 👪

The Perfect Post Holiday Diet Detox - Healthy Vegan Media Tasting at Fit Foodz Café in Boca Raton

Monday, November 27, 2017

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I know we are all feeling it...the food comas are in full effect this holiday season AND it's only just the beginning.  It is so hard to stay on track with healthy, or at least semi-healthy eating with all the family dinners and friendly fetes.  Finding a place that makes it delicious and easy really hits the spot.  Plus, why not get started on your healthy eating goals a little early?!?!

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a media tasting at Fit Foodz Café in Boca Raton, Florida.  Thank you Take A Bite Out of Boca for the invite 😘 Keep reading to see all the healthy vegan deliciousness I had a chance to try at this gem of a cafe in South Florida 🌞

The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Cruelty Free & Vegan Beauty Lover + Black Friday Deals

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Every year I make a holiday wishlist, and 90% of the time that wish list is made up of beauty, skincare, and fashion!  What can I say?!?!  I also end up giving a lot of gifts in the realm of beauty because, in my opinion, it is one of the best ways to share the love of cruelty free brands 💕

This holiday season, I put together the ultimate gift guide for the cruelty free and vegan beauty enthusiast.  From the newbie to the luxe lover there is definitely something for everybody 👯 Keep reading for some great gift ideas for the cruelty free beauty in your life!

3 Beauty Secrets to Channeling Your Inner Summer Goddess with Hask Beauty

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Hask Beauty Hawaiian Sea Salt Beach Texture Collection

Don't get me wrong...I absolutely love the concepts of a fall and winter season!  I revel in images of leaves changing color and sweaters with a great pair of jeans and awesome boots, but the reality is I live in South Florida and most of the year is full on summer with a few cool days at the end of the year ✨

I definitely don't mind enjoying the summer vibes, as there is nothing better than a beautiful summer glow with salt infused wind creating mermaid waves in my hair, and salt crystallizing on my sun-kissed skin 🌞 Keep reading for some beauty secrets to channeling your inner summer goddess, and a review of the new HASK Beauty Hawaiian Sea Salt Beach Texture Collection.  You don't want to miss these...especially if you live in a place where seasons change 🍂⛄