Cruelty Free

We decided to create a 100% cruelty free hub on the Barefaced site! As we review things all around London and the world, the entire site (sadly, yet) cannot guarantee be completely cruelty-free, but we hope this section will encourage more to follow this lifestyle & see how easy it is to make small changes every day.

  • Beauty,  Cruelty Free,  Make-up


    Pumpkin spice lattes, chunky knits and of course, muted berry shades on the nails are some of the best things about Autumn! Vegan nail polish brand butter LONDON has launched their newest seasonal collection, featuring 10 warm shades for those chilly days. We take a look at the new collection. The Autumn Winter collection  Our favourite vegan nail polish shades in the collection How delicious are these autumnal shades?! Favourites include the deep teal shade ‘Bang On!’, a deep wine…

  • Beauty,  Cruelty Free,  Skincare

    The All-Natural Acne Game Changer

    A soap bar usually doesn’t garner much excitement around here, but the Sister & Co. Ultimate Detoxifying Soap Bar with Activated Charcoal has us singing its praises from the roof tops! Most of us will have heard about the ‘ingredient of the moment’, Activated Charcoal. It is found in a number of kind-to-skin (especially acne prone skin) products, such as these make up brushes. But when you really take a look at what charcoal actually DOES on the skin, it’s…

  • Charcoal Infused Make Up Brushes
    Beauty,  Cruelty Free


    Activated charcoal is a beauty buzz-word this year. Be it toothpaste or face wash – it can all harness charcoal’s detoxifying and purifying properties. Now the ingredient is being infused into our make-up brushes, but what makes it so special? Charcoal has purifying properties and so is a great ingredient for skincare for blemish-prone skin. In a make-up brush, the charcoal also acts like an antibacterial shield to ensure that applying make up isn’t causing you break-outs.  Putting L.A.B.2’s cruelty…

  • Cruelty Free,  Food,  Reviews,  Uncategorized

    Favourite snacks: When only something sweet will do

    When my body need a bit more energy or I’m just craving a snack, I’ll often grab a banana or some dates. But you can’t exactly dunk a banana in your tea, so when I trialed the three all new-in snacks below, I was very excited! I can now enjoy that sweet treat with my cuppa (still in moderation, mind you!) while not straying off the path of health.  Doisy & Dam SNAPS These new superfood SNAPS are thin, crunchy…

  • Beauty,  Cruelty Free

    Natural, vegan and multi-tasking: a holiday must-have

    Streamline your packing this summer with Dr. Bronner’s Miniature Pure Castile Liquid Soaps, as loved by Megan Markle, Bobbi Brown and Drew Barrymore amongst others. The travel size Pure Castile Liquid Soap is our perfect travel pal as it fits into hand luggage (59ml) and is an amazing multi-tasker meaning more space for that 2nd book you want to pack! The entirely natural, vegan, organic, biodegradable and fair trade soaps can be used for almost anything: hand soap, shampoo, body wash, household…