Category: Beauty

Gift Guide for the Green Beauty Queen

Gift Guide for the Green Beauty Queen

More often than not women will be accused (mostly by men) that they are difficult to shop for. There are times when these allegations are true, but if you know your lady, or your bestie, you will certainly be able to come up with a gift that is thoughtful, personal and one that she will...

Ms & Mrs Earth Australia Pageant 2017

Ms & Mrs Earth Australia Pageant 2017

I’m going to be a part of a beauty pageant. I know what you’re thinking: Jen, seriously, YOU are going to be in a beauty pageant? Aren’t you a feminist? First, let me be clear, I’ll be a part of it, NOT taking part in it. I’ll be a judge on the panel, not a...

New Year’s Resolution: Adopt a Green Beauty Routine

New Year’s Resolution: Adopt a Green Beauty Routine

Have you ever wondered how your beauty routine affects the planet? The cosmetic industry impacts the environment more than you probably assume: from harmful chemicals to non-reusable packaging, it does leave a significant footprint. Most people don’t put much thought into picking eco-friendly products. Instead, they focus on getting the best possible results for a...

Eco Beauty: 7 Day No Makeup Photo Diary Challenge

Eco Beauty: 7 Day No Makeup Photo Diary Challenge

Could you take a makeup free selfie for 7 days? When Hanna Barbor, designer and founder of stylish ethical brand Soleta started her #sotelaeverydaywoman 7 Day Makeup Free Instagram Photo Challenge, I decided to join in. I really dislike overly styled images on Instagram because it lacks the real authenticity I look for. I tire of this...

Eco Beauty Review: Weleda Skin Food

Eco Beauty Review: Weleda Skin Food

Editor’s note: Steffanie Lister is on staff at Eco Warrior Princess. The views expressed in this piece are her own and do not necessarily reflect that of Eco Warrior Princess. This is my first product review so I didn’t really know what to expect, after being given the task of trying out Weleda Skin Food for...

Why Eco Beauty Begins With Skin Health

Why Eco Beauty Begins With Skin Health

In ancient Egypt, the famous queen Cleopatra used to bathe herself in milk, to have beautiful and healthy skin. Since those times, beauty has been associated with good health. Today, we have a broad range of beauty products to choose from, but not all of them are beneficial for the skin. Most are laden with unpronounceable synthetic chemicals,...

Why I Won’t Use Anti-Wrinkle Creams

Why I Won’t Use Anti-Wrinkle Creams

If I were going to guess how many strands of grey hair I have on my head, I’d take a punt and say about a hundred. I could have more or I could have less, but the point is that I have them. And the numbers are growing each year. I always have the option...

A Feminist Perspective on Beauty Pageants (including Miss Universe)

A Feminist Perspective on Beauty Pageants (including Miss Universe)

Manila, Philippines: I can name three things many Filipinos are extraordinarily passionate about: Basketball, karaoke, and Miss Universe. Today I’ll tell you a story about the third. When I was eight, the Philippines hosted this worldwide pageant. Back then, my family lived 12 hours away from Manila, in a province where it’s common to meet...