The Vegan Nail Polish Collection Every Brown Skin Beauty Should Have | People of Color Beauty

The search for the perfect nude color when you have brown skin can be very challenging and somewhat impossible. People of Color Beauty has solved the problem in their new fall line, The Nude Collection. This collection will give all of the magical melaninated vibes.

There are five nude shades in this collection:

Creme de la Mel

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Bronzed Beauty

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Pink Sand

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Brown Sugar Babe

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Mother of Earth

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Every color is amazing! Each shade complimented my skin tone perfectly. I can literally wear ever color. My daughter has a darker skin tone than me and every color is beautiful on her as well. You Need This Collection!

Mother of Earth X Bronzed Beauty

“nail polish for people of color and those who live in color™.”


People of Color is vegan as well as cruelty-free. Their nail polishes are also 10-free and does not contain formaldehyde, toluene, dibutyl phthalate, camphor, formaldehyde resin, xylene, parabens, ethyl tosylamide, triphenyl phosphate, and artificial fragrances.

Happy November!

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How is it already November??? 😩 This year has come and gone so fast. Well since it is November, I’ve decided to participate once again in National Vegan Month. Last year I challenged myself to eat vegan for the month of November and it went very well. I’ve actually challenged myself to go vegan a couple times this year because of how good I feel after doing it. So I’m doing it again! Stay tuned for all thing vegan all month long!


Londontown Will Donate 50% of All Proceeds From Pink Polish Sales to the Unite for Her Foundation #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth


I asked Certified Physician Assistant, Letitia Price, what her self-care tips are when it comes to breast health. She says to “treat your body like your car- or better, lol. Oil changes and maintenance checks give your car longevity. So mammograms and annual physicals are your “maintenance checks”. Your doctor is your mechanic. Signs of lumps, bumps, bleeding, pain, etc are your check engine light warnings. Seeing your doctor and having mammograms are preventative and can catch illnesses early so they can be treated easily. I always advise not to live your life with your check engine light on!” Great advice!

Is your “check engine light” on? Have you had your yearly mammogram yet?

💕I’m currently wearing Queen of Hearts and Lemonade Pop from Londontown for National Breast Cancer Month.

💕Londontown is vegan, 9-free, and cruelty-free.

💕During the month of October Londontown will be donating 50% of all proceeds from pink polish sales to the United for Here foundation.

💕Click HERE to shop all their pink polishes.

Treat Your Nail Wardrobe to 3 New Fall Shades From Orosa Pure Cover Nail Paint-Vegan, 14-Free, Cruelty-Free, All-In-One Nail Paint #PaintYourPersona

Fall just got a little sexier with the new fall collection from Orosa Beauty. Orosa Pure Cover Nail Paint officially release last month with a beautiful summer collection that could easily transition into fall. This vegan, 14-free, and the non-toxic brand have received numerous positive reviews. I am personally in love with Orosa. In addition to its non-toxic features, their nail paint is fast drying and you only need two coats, no bottom or topcoat required. How great is that!

With all that awesomeness going on, you definitely are going to want to check out the fall collection. Orosa introduces 3 new “shades of modern classics to your nail wardrobe, inspired by the bold, crisp hues of the shifting season.”

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Rose Quartz-Sheer Light Pink

Wisteria-Cheery pastel lilac

Succulent-Olive Green

I’m obsessed with this nail paint! The colors are amazing and I know you’re going to love it! Here’s 15% off your order. You can thank me later :)>>

Check these cute Fall inspired designs using Orosa Pure Cover Nail Paint.

Introducing Pure Cover Nail Paint by Orosa Beauty-5 Reasons This is Your New Favorite Vegan Nail Polish

I love when my nails are done, especially when the nail color is amazing. Photos pop a little bit more when your nails have been adorned. I was so excited to try out Orosa Pure Cover Nail Paint before it’s launch today. I’m just going to go ahead and say you should just buy the entire collection! Here are a few reasons why!

Stunning Summer Shades

Orosa came into the vegan nail polish game with colors that will have so indecisive as to what color to wear first. Their shades scream summer. They scream bold. They scream “I know you see my nails, they look amazing don’t they?” All of the colors are beautiful. Every.Single.Color. And to be honest this summer collection can easily be worn in Fall, Winter, and Spring. I’m a fan.

Cuticle Hugging Paint Brush

Applying the paint was stress-free as it features this cool curved brush that essentially hugs the natural shape of your cuticles. That little feature makes doing your own nails so much easier. Not only is the brush curved, but it’s also much shorter than most nail polish paintbrushes that you see. This allows for a more precise brushstroke.

Quick-dry, Long Wearing, All-In-One Formula

Use Orosa Pure Cover Nail Paint and you’ll only need two coats and that’s it! No need for top or bottom coat! I LOVE that the paint dries very fast. I mean who wants to sit around all day waiting on their nails to dry? Not me! With their long-wearing formula, you have more time to decide which color to rock next!


What’s even more awesome about Orosa Beauty is their dedication to providing safe products without the use of questionable, harmful, or unethical ingredients. Their paint is 14-free, “formulated without Formaldehyde, Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP), Formaldehyde Resin, Toluene, Camphor, Triphenyl Phosphate, Ethyl Tosylamide, Xylene, MEHQ/HQ, MIT, Palm Oil, Parabens, Animal-Derived Ingredients, and Gluten.”


All Orosa Beauty products and the ingredients are never tested on animals. Just one more reason to love Orosa Pure Cover Nail Paint. ❤️

You can get all 6 summer shades TODAY at!

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#PureCoverNailPaint is here and available exclusively at! What makes it so special?⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ✔️Available in six fun shades⁠⠀ ✔️Delivers total control with a cuticle-hugging brush⁠⠀ ✔️Applies opaque in two coats⁠⠀ ✔️Cures in a flash⁠⠀ ✔️Wears for up to a week⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Plus, there's the no-brainer stuff:⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ✔️Free from 14 harmful, questionable, or unethical ingredients sometimes found in nail polish (we call it the Nope List)⁠⠀ ✔️Cruelty-free⁠⠀ ✔️Vegan⁠⠀ ✔️Gluten-free⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Join our newsletter and get 10% off your first order! Shop now at⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ #nails #nailart #notd #nailstagram #nailpolish #manicure #instanails #indienailpolish #newnailpolish #crueltyfree #vegan #nontoxicbeauty #paintyourpersona

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Easy Raw Vegan Banana Split

Who doesn’t love a delicious banana split? I know I do! While taking the #RawVeganChallenge, I decided to make a raw vegan version of the classic treat. Instead of ice cream, I used whipped coconut cream, which is a mixture of coconut cream and raw agave. For the toppings, I used some fresh strawberries and walnuts. I also crumbled up some raw vegan brownies on top to elevate it at bit. What’s awesome about this recipe is that it’s totally customizable. I’ve used blueberries, pineapples, mango, pecan, pumpkin seeds, the list is deliciously endless.

Raw Vegan Banana Split

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: easy
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A raw vegan take on the classic banana split, perfect for dessert or breakfast.


  • 1 banana
  • 3 strawberries, sliced
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk, chilled overnight.
  • 1 tsp raw agave
  • 1/4 walnuts, chopped
  • 1 raw vegan brownies, crumbled


  1. To make coconut whipped cream, remove I/4 cup of cream from the top of can. In a small bowl add coconut cream and agave and whip until combined. Set aside.
  2. Split banana lengthwise. Place on plate.
  3. Top with whipped coconut cream, followed by strawberries, walnuts and raw vegan brownies. Serve.

20 Vegan and Cruelty-Free Products You Need Right Now

These vegan and cruelty-free products should be at the top of your shopping list. This list include food, cosmetics, soap, and intimate apparel. Drop your favorite vegan and cruelty-free products in the comments!

National Vegan Month has ended, but that doesn’t mean you need to stop your vegan and cruelty-free journey to greatness. After being introduced to so many amazing products, I plan on continuing my journey. I found that it’s really not at all so challenging. Well, maybe a little. I am an adventurous food blogger after all. But I won’t let that stop me. I know being vegan is a complete lifestyle change and it will have its challenges. Bring it on!!

If you’ve been following along this month, you would have noticed that I’ve been featuring several vegan and cruelty-free products here on the blog as well as on my Instagram page. I want to thank all the brands who participated in helping me celebrate National Vegan Month. Thank you for your support!

20 Vegan and Cruelty-Free Products You Need Right Now

1. Justin’s

2. Dimension Nails

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This week, I’m wearing Mako Shark, a vegan & cruelty-free nail polish sent to me by the amazing people at @dimensionnails. It's also 10-Free! If you don't know what that means, 10-free refers to the level of non-toxicity in the polish. This polish is void of 10 toxic chemicals commonly found in most standard nail polishes. Nice! I absolutely love this color. Not only is it a nice color, it stays on. My hands have been in a lot of water and the polish still hasn’t peeled or chipped yet! The polish goes on nice and smooth and you really only need one coat. I love it! At the end of month, I’ll be giving you a chance to win a set of polish of your own. So make sure to keep checking back. #sponsored #dimensionnails #slayingnailsnotanimals #10freepolish #vegannailpolish #vegannails #nationalveganmonth #crueltyfree #nailpolishlove

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3. Purely Elizabeth

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Chia Seed Pudding topped with Ancient Grain Granola on this Tasty Tuesday @Purely_Elizabeth ******************************** My daughter and I love making Chia Seed Pudding with coconut milk. We used my daughter’s (@sageloves2eat) recipe again because it is amazing! Get the recipe in the profile! ******************************** We chose @purely_elizabeth for our granola topping for a little crunch. I love all of their products, but the Original Ancient Grain Granola is my favorite. I love that it’s sweetened with coconut sugar and baked with coconut oil! It’s also certified organic, vegan, and gluten-free so you don’t feel bad about eating the whole bag. 😏 #sponsored #eatpurely #purelyelizabeth #granola #chiapudding #nationalveganmonth #veganmonth #tastytuesday #eatclean #foodietribe #essenceeats

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4. Miyoko’s

5. Axiology Beauty

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Know yourself, know your worth. 💋Desire @axiology_beauty +++++++++++++ Axiology Beauty is a natural, cruelty-free, gluten-free, vegan, and 100% evil free cosmetic line that you can feel good about wearing. They have an insane amount of lipsticks and crayons colors to choose from. I love that the ingredients include Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Castor Oil, Organic Avocado Butter, Avocado Oil, Organic Grape Seed Oil, and Vitamin E Oil. Much needed for this cold weather! #axiologybeauty #sponsored #axiology #womenowned #nationalveganmonth #vegancosmetics #veganlipstick #crueltyfree #glutenfreecosmetics #glutenfree #essencemagazine #vegangifts #wednesdayshare #veganworld #40plusblogger #loveyourskin #shanawashere #atlantablogger #ohioblogger

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6. Dr. Bronners

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Essentials 🌱 @drbronner I’ve been using Dr. Bronner's products for over 10 years! Yes, I’m a fan. You will always find Dr. Bronner’s in my bathroom cabinet. The 18 in 1 Hemp Peppermint is my favorite. You can actually use it in at least 18 ways including bath, laundry, veggie rinse, ant spray, and as an all-purpose cleaner! It smells so good and it leaves your skin and hair feeling so refreshed. You need this in your life. Trust me. Dr. Bronner’s products are both organic and fair trade. ******************************** Dr. Bronner’s All-One Mission: “Work hard and grow, do right by customers, treat employees like family, be fair to suppliers, treat the earth like home, and fund and fight for what’s right!” ******************************** #sponsored #nationalveganmonth #drbronners #fairtrade #organicbodycare #organic #bodycareessentials #peppermintsoap

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7. Honestly Phresh

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I would like to introduce you all to my new favorite deodorant, Frangipani Monoi from @HonestlyPhresh! First of all, it smells delicious! But more importantly, it’s free from all those dangerous chemicals that we all should be avoiding. Their all-natural deodorant sprays are vegan, baking soda free, cruelty-free, aluminum-free, paraben-free, gluten-free, and non-GMO. Their probiotic spray deodorant encourages the growth of healthy bacteria while eliminating the unwanted odor-causing bacteria, giving you 24-hour odor protection without the irritation. I love it!! Give Honestly Phresh a try! #HonestlyPhresh #sponsored #vegandeordorant #crueltyfree #veganbodycare #allnaturaldeodorant #nationalveganmonth #veganworld #glutenfree

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8. So Delicious

9. Hello Products

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#NaturallyBrilliant 💫 Have you tried @HelloProducts? If so, you already know how amazing they are! If not, let me get you familiar. Hello toothpastes and mouthwashes are free of artificial flavors and sweeteners, dyes, parabens, microbeads and other ingredients that’s not human or earth friendly. They are also vegan and cruelty-free! Nice! How’s it taste? Well I’ve tried their activated charcoal fluoride free whitening toothpaste and activated charcoal extra freshening mouthwash and they both taste great! My mouth feels so sparkly! Visit Hello online at today, to get free shipping on your first installment of subscription now through 11/27 using code: blackfriyay. Plus get a free activated charcoal travel-size paste with every order! #sponsored #happybrushing #happyshopping #helloproducts #nationalveganmonth #veganfriendly #crueltyfree #vegantoothpaste #blackfriday

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10. Jada Chicken Salt

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I think I just ate a whole head of cauliflower. 👀 This is what happens when I’m testing recipes for #NationalVeganMonth. Today, I’m working with Tumeric Salt from @JadaChickenSalt. It’s vegan as well as free of gluten, preservatives, msg, and peanuts. More importantly, its good! I would totally put a few shakes on a bowl of freshly popped popcorn! Yummy. So today I’m looking at a head of cauliflower in the fridge that’s begging to be a part of Friday’s test kitchen. I decided today is the day Mr. Cauliflower. You’re in the game! Lol. I won at lunch today because of the amazing teamwork of Cauliflower and Turmeric Salt. Which is why ate a head cauliflower for lunch. It was that good!! Get the Recipe!👇🏾 ************************************ Turmeric Fried Cauliflower 1 head of cauliflower (wash & remove florets) 1/4 cup arrowroot 1 tbs vegan egg substitute 1 1/2 cup water 1 cup white cornmeal 1 1/2 tbsp Turmeric Salt (@jadachickensalt) Vegetable oil for frying •Combine arrowroot, neat egg, and water in large bowl. Mix. •Add cauliflower and mix to cover all florets. •Set aside and let sit for 5 minutes. •Combine cornmeal and Turmeric Salt in another large bowl. •Add cauliflower to the cornmeal mix. •Let sit for 5 minutes. •Heat oil in deep dish cast iron skillet. •When hot, add 5 or 6 cauliflower florets at a time to the oil. •Cook until golden brown and crispy. About 4-5 minutes. •Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. **************************** Dipping Sauce 1/2 cup vegan sour cream 1/2 tsp curry 1/2 tsp turmeric salt 2 tsp hot sauce 2 tsp lemon juice Combine all ingredients in small bowl and mix. ****************************** #sponsored #jadachickensalt #veganrecipes #veganfoodshare #deliciouslyvegan #veryvegan #feedfeedvegan #friedcauliflower #testkitchen

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11. Follow Your Heart

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It’s pesto time! I just love pesto! It's so easy to make and it taste amazing! This version of pesto is completely vegan and is made with @FollowYourHeart Parmesan Style Shredded Cheese Alternative. It’s the perfect addition to this pesto. I can literally eat bowls of this stuff! 😋 Get the recipe below! *********************************************** Very Vegan Pesto 1 cup fresh basil 1 cup fresh cilantro (Use another cup of basil if you’re not a cilantro fan.) 1 cup olive oil 1 cup walnuts 1/2 cup @FollowYourHeart Parmesan Style Shredded Cheese Alternative 3 garlic cloves (peeled) 1 tsp salt (additional salt and pepper to taste) Combine all the ingredients in a blender or food processor; blend until smooth. ************************************************ #sponsored #novemberveganfeature #nationalveganmonth #veganrecipes #vegantuesday #followyourheartcheese #shanawashere #feedfeedvegan #veganpesto #pestoparty #healthyeats #veryvegan #glutenfree

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12. The Lip Bar

13. Boca Burger

14. Siete Nacho Chips & Jalapeño Hot Sauce

15. Coconut Bliss

16. Eat Your Coffee

17. Woron

18. Planet Snacks

19. Coconut Cloud

20. Go Raw