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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 4:47 pm 
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I really like the thinking behind that product range. I'm female but have been buying deodorant marketed at men for years, as all the products for women have an overpowering, sickly-sweet scent even if they're supposed to smell like cucumber or cotton. The only skincare brand I can think of that isn't fairly obviously aimed at one or the other is 'Simple' and their website has only pictures of women on.
Though there are plenty of types of soap that seem pretty gender-neutral.


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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:14 am 
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rachell37 wrote:
There's a new line called/by Sam Farmer that's sfv (just confirmed in an email). It's aimed at teenagers - the guy who created it (Sam Farmer) hated the gendered, sexualised cosmetics marketed to his kids, so he created a gender-neutral line. I'm not sure if it's available in shops or if it's only online right now.

Love the idea here. I couldn't seem to find anything online saying these products were suitable for vegans which is a great shame if they are. Would you mind copying the email reply they sent you here? (They're available at Space NK and Selfridges now.)


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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:45 am 
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B in Superdrug have a new range of face creams and stuff that are all on offer at around half price. They are split by colour and there's a little quiz you do to find out which colour you are. I just bought the stuff for the old bags.

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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:05 am 
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rentaghost wrote:
rachell37 wrote:
There's a new line called/by Sam Farmer that's sfv (just confirmed in an email). It's aimed at teenagers - the guy who created it (Sam Farmer) hated the gendered, sexualised cosmetics marketed to his kids, so he created a gender-neutral line. I'm not sure if it's available in shops or if it's only online right now.

Love the idea here. I couldn't seem to find anything online saying these products were suitable for vegans which is a great shame if they are. Would you mind copying the email reply they sent you here? (They're available at Space NK and Selfridges now.)

Sorry, just seeing this again. I deleted the email ages ago, though I think he basically just said it didn't contain any animal products and wasn't tested on animals.

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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:12 am 
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Ok so my local Tesco has had a re-vamp and there's a whole new shiny cosmetics/toiletries section.

They had a Dr.Bronner's stand, a whole steam cream section and some other brands labelled vegan that I can't remember the name of. I've also noticed most of their own brand laundry detergents, washing up liquid etc. are now labelled as cruelty free/not tested on animals. Go, Tesco!


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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:42 pm 
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That's cool. Oh and I love steamcream!!

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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:50 am 
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Just to add to my previous post, the other brands that had products labelled as vegan were Korres, Pacifica, Tisserand and a whole giant stand of Butter nail polishes.


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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 12:32 am 
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baps wrote:
That's cool. Oh and I love steamcream!!




Yes, I got one from Liberty and thought it as terrific ... it is so plain,
in the nicest possible way with only a tiny bit making my skin so non tacky
smooth ...
have yet to re-purchase but when in Liberty there is so much to distract
a person ...

http://www.liberty.co.uk/

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 Post subject: Re: Lotions, potions and other non edible items
PostPosted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 5:56 am 
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teacup wrote:
baps wrote:
That's cool. Oh and I love steamcream!!




Yes, I got one from Liberty and thought it as terrific ... it is so plain,
in the nicest possible way with only a tiny bit making my skin so non tacky
smooth ...
have yet to re-purchase but when in Liberty there is so much to distract
a person ...

http://www.liberty.co.uk/


Oh my goodness, I just checked out their perfume section! Wow!


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