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Why Cruelty-Free is a Priority at Honor Beauty: Small Changes for a Compassionate Beauty Routine

Behind the Mirror: A Journey into Authentic Beauty with Paje Honor

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In a world where compassion and conscious consumerism are gaining momentum, choosing cruelty-free beauty products and services has become more than just a trend for many of us —it's a priority. At Honor Beauty, our entire company was built on a dream of creating a team of hair and makeup artists who use 100% cruelty-free products. We believe that beauty should never come at the cost of innocent lives. In this blog post, I'll explore why cruelty-free is a crucial aspect of our ethos and provide small changes that you can make as a consumer or client when shopping for beauty products and/or services to embrace a compassionate beauty routine. So, let's dive in and discover why cruelty-free is a priority, and how small choices can make a big difference!

Ethical Responsibility: For us, being cruelty-free means honoring the ethical responsibility we have towards our fellow living beings. It means standing up against animal testing and ensuring that no animals are subjected to unnecessary harm or suffering for the sake of our beauty. By prioritizing cruelty-free services, Honor Beauty aligns with the values of compassion and empathy, paving the way for a more ethical and sustainable beauty industry.

Supporting Cruelty-Free Brands: When seeking beauty services, it's important to support hair and makeup artists who use and promote cruelty-free products. While Honor Beauty does not have its own product line, we collaborate with cruelty-free brands and artists who share our values. By choosing these artists, you can ensure that the products used during your services are cruelty-free and align with your values.

The Influence of Parent Companies: In the quest for cruelty-free beauty, it's crucial to consider the larger picture. Some cruelty-free brands may be owned by parent companies or larger corporations that still engage in animal testing or support practices that contradict cruelty-free principles. It's essential to research and understand the ownership structure of the brands you support, ensuring that both the parent company and the subsidiary maintain cruelty-free practices.

Spreading Awareness: As consumers, we have the power to drive change by sharing our values and raising awareness about cruelty-free beauty. Encourage friends, family, and fellow beauty enthusiasts to opt for cruelty-free services and to be mindful of the brands they choose. By amplifying our collective voice, we can create a demand for cruelty-free options and push companies to prioritize ethical practices.

Judgment-Free Zone: We want to acknowledge that making the switch to a completely cruelty-free lifestyle, both in terms of beauty products and beyond, can be challenging. We understand that it's not always easy to find or afford strictly cruelty-free items, and we want to assure you that there is never any judgment when our clients use products that still conduct animal testing. Our intention with this blog post is to provide useful information that might change your perspective and encourage small changes over time. We recognize that these shifts take time and cannot be achieved overnight. We hope that this blog post has shed some light on the importance of making an effort to purchase cruelty-free whenever possible, and we're here to support you on your journey towards a more compassionate beauty routine.

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Helpful Resources and Brands we Love: Not sure where to start? Are Google searches too confusing or misleading? Don't worry, we have the most amazing website recommendation that will soon become your one stop place to reference all things cruelty-free so that you can make mindful decisions while shopping for beauty products and haircare items! Check out - We've been using their extensive and ever-growing list of beauty brands for years and personally find that their resources are extremely reliable, accurate, and trustworthy.

We also want to share a list of some of our favourite cruelty-free brands with you so that you can make the leap into the cruelty-free cosmetic world with confidence and ease. These brands all range is price, and there is something for all budgets and skill levels!

Embracing a cruelty-free beauty routine extends beyond the products we use—it encompasses the services we seek as well. By choosing cruelty-free beauty services from companies like Honor Beauty, you align with compassion, ethics, and sustainability. Being aware of the influence of parent companies and spreading awareness can further enhance the impact of our choices. Let's make small changes in our beauty routines and collectively work towards a more compassionate and cruelty-free beauty industry. Together, we can make a difference!

With love and brushes,

Paje Honor


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