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Red Lipstick for Beginners + How Bright Lipstick Changed my Life

I remember the first time I wore a bright lip. It was this over-the-top coral that I teamed with my bleached blonde hair and a black shirt dress.  It was almost ten years ago, so I can forgive the bad hair and outift... but that lipstick CHANGED. MY. LIFE. Now, it wasn't the product (I can only imagine the ingredients) but it was the confidence that the lipstick gave me. I felt sparkly, alive, bright, and ready to take on the world. Since that fateful lipstick choice, I've been addicted. But it wasn't without it's confusion- buying lipsticks at the store or beauty counter, only to get them home and realise that they just weren't 'me'. That I couldn't pull...

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What's in standard red lipstick? (Trust me, it's not pretty!)

A few years back, there was a whole lot of internet chit-chatter about how much lipstick a woman eats in her lifetime (one source claims its 7 pounds!). Now while those claims remain unfounded, there's no denying that what we put on our bodies is akin to what we put in our bodies- and you want to be making sure it's as close to nature as possible. So what's in a standard red lipstick (and what makes Dusk by Adele so different)? Beeswax Used to harden products, it's not necessarily an ingredient that causes harm to our bodies- but is causing environmental issues (watch The Vanishing of the Bees)and brings up ethical issues of the use of animal products. Lanolin...

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CCF ACCREDITATION - IT'S COMING!

We're so excited to be able to bring you high quality, cruelty free lipsticks- and the icing on the cake, is that we're going to be carrying the CCF Accreditation; meaning that you can Choose Cruelty Free with ease! Our paperwork is being processed as we speak (we couldn't do anything until the business was 'live') so you can expect to see the distinctive CCF Rabbit on our website and labels very soon!  

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WHAT WE STAND FOR - THE DUSK ETHOS

We stand for uniqueness. We stand for individuality. We stand for human rights. We stand for animal rights. We stand for the environment.  We stand for equality. We stand for freedom. We stand for fun. We stand for love. We stand for non judgemental attitudes. We stand for compassion. We stand for understanding. We stand for true beauty. We stand for truth. We stand for those who can't stand for themselves.

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