"Don't worry, it's fake." For two days ago sky news aired how fake fur actually is real and being sold in big stores in the UK. They have labeled the item being faux fur, however it could contain, rabbit, cat, raccoon dog and mink. There has been cases where they actually are made of dog fur. 

  • Fur: feels very soft to the touch, falls in a smooth and sleek line, passes through your fingers as if you're petting a cat.
  • Faux fur: feels coarse and rough to touch, feels synthetic; can be sticky to touch in humid weather, and it might have the same feel as a stuffed toy animal. It might stick to your hands if it's made out of a plastic-y material (this only works if your hands are sweaty).


You can Try the burn test. This requires the loss of few pieces of fur or faux fur. Pull out 2 – 3 strands. On a flame-proof item (such as a ceramic plate), hold a match to the strands. If it is real fur, it will singe and there will be an odor similar to that of burnt hair. If it is faux fur, it will smell like melted plastic, melt like plastic, and curl into hard plastic-like balls

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The incident that happen yesterday in Stockholm can't be overlooked. The things that happened in Syria, London, Russia, France and Berlin can't be overlooked. I worried for those who I know lives and work in Stockholm, wishing them all to be okay. I find it amazing how everyone helped each other, opened up their homes for others who couldn't return to theirs.

Don't be afraid, stay united, and don't let the hate overtake.
This kind of terror want's to create fear and hate among us in our society.
They shall not win and they will not win.

Lots of Love xx

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Good morning. Hope you are doing well! I am still a bit tired. I was awake until past midnight. I was busy watching the new film of Underworld (which was good btw).

Anyways! I stumble across this video this morning, and I had to share it! I think this is brilliant. this is a green newspaper from Japan that got build in seeds. when you have finished reading, tear a few pieces off and plant it! later it will become a pretty flower or a plant. I wish we here in Sweden could take action and do this as well. I think this is absolutely brilliant.

Japan ❤✌
LOT'S OF LOVE XXX

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In addition to leather’s unethical side, its environmental effects are less-than stylish.

Originally, animal skin was air- or salt-dried and tanned with vegetable tannins or oil. Today, the tannins used come from a who's-who list of environmental toxins: formaldehyde, cold-tar derivatives, and cyanide-based oils and dyes. Most leather produced in the US is chrome tanned, producing waste that's been linked to cancer. A New York State Department of Health study found that more than half of all testicular cancer victims work in tanneries. Every year in the US, 37.5 million cows raised for meat but also used for their skins are stunned, hung upside down, bled to death and skinned in slaughterhouses. Although the federal Humane Slaughter Act stipulates that cows should be killed "humanely," first being stunned by a mechanical blow to the head to render them unconscious before they're strung up, assembly lines often process 400 cows per hour, resulting in improper stunning.


Unfortunately, the scenario gets worse outside the US, where most of the world's leather comes from. With nonexistent animal-protection laws or laws that go unenforced, India and China conduct heinous practices left unchecked, except by animal-welfare organizations that conduct random investigations. A startling fact is that India, a country known for worshipping its cows, employs brutal practices in its leather industry. On their journey to the slaughterhouse, cows are transported illegally in crammed trucks. Arriving sick and injured, they're often dragged into filthy factories where they're butchered using inhumane practices and often while conscious. It doesn't get any better in China-the world's leading leather exporter. Along with cattle and sheep, an estimated two million cats and dogs in China are killed for their skins each year. Many products made from these skins are sold unlabelled to unwitting American and European consumers.


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I'd like to dedicate this blogpost to a girl that I went to the same University with. We graduated the same time in 2015 (has time passed by that quickly already?!). Her name is Laurea and she lives in Malmö. She writes about, not only about personal every day life but also she started her own pod cast. It's about an issue which is very important in today's society. It's about rape. Sexual offenses - what is classified and what's not. Talking about this matter has been and still is a taboo in our society. But, this is so important and it needs to be talked about without any shaming around it.


Here are three outfits she made from her final collection "Break out" in May 2015.

I like the layout of her blog. Maybe it's because I know her, but the way she lay out her posts and imagery, you can tell this is a graduate fashion designer. She is so talented!

You can find her blog here: http://nouw.com/laurea

I will highlight other bloggers who I find interesting and what I think deserves to be known.
If you have any tips about any bloggers you follow you are more than welcome to make a comment in this post bellow.

LOTS OF LOVE XX

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The harmony of being is when we feel the suffering of every creature in our own hearts. Are we not all, Earthlings?

An amazing documentary, narrated by 100 celebrity voices,.UNITY is the newest film by writer/director Shaun Monson (EARTHLINGS) that focuses on why humanity can't get along with each other, the animals, or their environment. This is so important, more than ever in this corrupted world we are living in. This is a documentary worth watching and spread the word to others. Already 5 minutes in, tears were falling down from my eyes.


You can stream the documentary for free here: UNITY DOCUMENTARY

Namaste xx

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A small little nice goodie bag I got for myself the other day - Oils of Life Serum and Oils of Life Day Cream. These oils contains 3 different kinds of seed oils around the world: Black Cumin seed oil from Egypt, Camellia seed oil from China and Rosehip seed oil from Chile. This oil is created to intensely revitalise skin, revive radiance and visibly reduce signs of ageing.


BLACK CUMIN SEED: When ancient Egyptian kings, European queens, religious prophets and modern scientist come together on an issue, it’s probably worth hearing out. Although today we have more access to information than ever before, we still have a lot to learn from history. From Hippocrates and Cleopatra, to King Tut and the civilizations that followed, a strange commonality they shared was the value they placed on a certain herb.

These ingredients of black seed oil (black cumin is one of them) enable it to act as a multipurpose natural remedy for just about anything and everything. Take a look at some of it’s properties: anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant, anti-fungal, anti-cancer, anti-viral, anti-histamine etc. Black seeds come from the Nigella Sativa flower, and are grown worldwide today. It’s origins are from North Africa, Mediterranean/Europe, and Asia, and have since spread far throughout the globe and is regarded as one of the most effective natural remedies

CAMELLIA SEED: The winter-blooming flower was harvested for centuries by women famed for their glowing skin and long, lustrous hair. The geisha adopted their secret, using the oil to remove their iconic stage makeup and nourish their skin.

Camellia oil is one of the most treasured secrets of the geisha. The flower itself symbolizes feminine beauty, while oil from the seeds acts as a feather-light, deeply nourishing moisturizer. Camellia oil, or tsubaki oil, is rich in oleic acid and vitamins A, B, D and E as well as nourishing Omega 3, 6 and 9. The molecular weight of the oil is an almost identical match for skin, allowing it to absorb quickly and thoroughly.

ROSEHIP SEED OIL: Rosehip oil is harvested from the seeds of rose bushes predominately grown in Chile, and is full of vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids that are known to correct dark spots and hydrate dry, itchy skin, all while reducing scars and fine lines. It also helps with eczema and acne scarring. The oil boosts the immune system with its great source of vitamin C and anti-aging. It quickly absorbs into the skin, replenishing moisture and creating a protective barrier on the skin to help prevent dehydration



Some interesting facts about the seeds, which I hope you enjoyed to read. There was a lot of facts that I didn't know myself, which I enjoyed to research about.

What do you think?
LOTS OF LOVE XX

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Hygge, is a word which seems to be trending in year 2017!
So, what's Hygge? Hygge (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cozy, charming or special. I LOVE hygge! I think it's a very Swedish thing to do as well (called "Mysa" in Swedish). We need a little bit extra hygge in our lives, so why not take part in this 7-day challenge?

7-day HYGGE Challange

MONDAY: Plan a night out without any screens (Switch those Phones off!) Get out the board games or curl up with a book. Add music and wine or hot chocolate.

TUESDAY: Treat yourself to some new candles, nothing like the low flicker of candles everywhere to create that warm cozy feeling.

WEDNESDAY: Create something. You could bake a cake, colour a picture, knit, write a letter, start a bullet journal.

THURSDAY: Buy yourself some flowers, bringing a bit of nature inside!

FRIDAY: Hold a film night with family or friends. Add blankets and popcorn.

SATURDAY: Take a long walk wrapped in scarves and gloves, find a park, a seafront or get out into the countryside to enjoy some nature. Add friends, family or some music in the headphones! :)

SUNDAY: Award yourself with a Pajama day, eat breakfast in bed, make no plans to do anything apart from cozy up and read, watch box sets, light those candles, enjoy your flowers and relax.


What do you think about this idea? Please, let me know! 😘
LOTS OF LOVE XX

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