Where to buy veggie products in France (1)

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”…

Best True Crime Podcasts & Youtube channels 2018

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…

This post is all about my drafts

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…

3 months and counting

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…

A new beginning?

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…

Is SKINNY DIP Makeup Cruelty-Free?

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…

Selfridges list of cruelty-free makeup

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,…

Skincare Christmas Gifts: Cruelty-free edition

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…

Is Missguided cruelty-free?

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…

4 cruelty-free glosses for every budget

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…

Running again & Happy November 

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…

Vegan Zucchinis & Red Peppers soup

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…

The Best Horror movies of 2017 (so far)

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…

4 cruelty-free blushes

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…

Is Fenty Beauty cruelty-free?

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…

I need your help!

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…

Taking a break 

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…

One Sweet Sweet Summer Tart

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…

Cruelty-Free Lips

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 –…

One Year Blogging

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…

NYX, BarryM & SleekMakeUp giveaway

Originally posted on The Veggie Expat:
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…

NYX, BarryM & SleekMakeUp giveaway

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…

June & the Blog: Picking items for the Giveaway

Originally posted on The Veggie Expat:
Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing amazing. I am currently in Paris visiting my family and friends and I thought that it was the perfect time to finally announce when the giveaway would be happening and give you a chance to choose (from the list of items I…

What I ate in Paris: Vegan & Vegetarian 

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…

My summer skincare routine feat B.Skincare & The Body Shop

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…

Sweet Tofu with Noodles & Vegetables

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…

Horror Movies I just watched

Hi Everyone, I hope you are doing okay. I love horror movies. You must be all sick of hearing me talk about them but I just have to share. Whilst some of them are very good, most suck and do not deserve your time. So let me help you out and show you the movies…

June & the Blog: Picking items for the Giveaway

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing amazing. I am currently in Paris visiting my family and friends and I thought that it was the perfect time to finally announce when the giveaway would be happening and give you a chance to choose (from the list of items I have talked about before on the…

Sephora cruelty-free list – K to Z

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…

Easy Green Lentil soup with Garlic Toasts

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…

Sephora cruelty-free list: A-J

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…

Spring 2017 MakeUp: Keeping it simple

  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…

B. Skincare: Cruelty-Free and Affordable

Hi, you guys! How are you? I am very excited for this post! Finally, 100% cruelty-free skincare products (with the little bunny everywhere) that deserves to be talked about. I bet you all remember my huge flop post with the brand Simple. Today is the day I redeem myself and show you some real-ass cruelty-free skincare…

Superdrug cruelty-free makeup 2017

Hi Everyone, How are you? I said I would do Sephora after Boots but Sephora will take a lot more time as I want to do skincare as well.  Fingers crossed I’ll be done with it by the end of this month. I hope this list will help some of you out. As always, I am…

What is happening in May?

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…

My favorite Guillermo Del Toro movies (directed or produced)

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…

Tofu Burger Recipe

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…

Veggie Pasta Bake

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…

One easy Vegan Recipe

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…

My Karaoke Playlist

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….

Is Primark make up​ cruelty-free?

Hi Guys, I hope you are all doing okay. When I was in Bournemouth, I needed a quick lipstick to go to dinner and I honestly didn’t feel like spending an enormous amount of money (not that I usually do but you know what I mean). I went to Superdrug and almost bought another Barry…

April Poll and An update

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…

Promote your lovely blog

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,…

A day and a half in Bournemouth

  Hi Everyone, How are you? I said I would have this post up by the end of the week and I do! I finally managed to find time to sit down on Friday night and gather all the pretty pictures I took last weekend. Bournemouth was actually a surprise from me to my boyfriend….

A tiny Flying Tiger Haul

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…

Last Day of the challenge: The confessional

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…

Day 6: If I could, I would

Hi Everyone, The end of the challenge is near! I will have to take a week of or two after this one because I’ll be studying non-stop for my essays and final exams. I will still be active on Twitter tho so don’t worry. Dozens of you have already joined me on there and it…

Day 5: The things I wish I had done differently

Hi Everyone, I have to apologize for yesterday’s post going up so late (in London it was almost midnight when I published it). I had a challenging day at uni and when I got home, I went straight to bed for a nap but ended up waking up 4 hours later. Today we are talking…

Day 4: I am grateful for

Look at little 19 years old me, so naive and stupid. Hi Everyone, day 4 is finally here! I am running out of pictures for my thumbnails as you can see. I am generally grateful for a lot of things but I’ve decided to tell you what I have been grateful for today. The family…

Best and Worst Habits

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…