About Rita Silva

Owner of AvanHeart Cosmetics. Vegan, feminist, human rights fighter.

Abortion Rights

April 20th, 2017|GIRL POWER|

#Society: ABORTION RIGHTS || Here is a subject that always causes a lot of controversy... Not for me, in the sense that... Well, I will tell you at the end [...]

Vurgers and co

April 6th, 2017|FOOD & DRINK, LIFESTYLE|

#Food: VURGERS AND CO || Increasingly, we see new concepts of vegan companies emerging in the marketplace. By 2015 the sale of vegan products in the UK, for example, increased [...]

Model Caitin Stickels Breaks Borders

March 27th, 2017|FASHION|

#Fashion: MODEL CAITIN STICKELS BREAKS BORDERS - Yes! Breaking Boundaries is the New Trend || Some trends we love, some trends we hate. It is all part of the world [...]

Nike Launches Pro Hijab – Remember the Burkini?!

March 14th, 2017|GIRL POWER|

#Society: NIKE LAUNCHES PRO HIJAB - Remember the Burkini?! || The burkini, is a piece of clothing, that covers the body from head to toe, that allows Muslim women to [...]

Emma Watson Vanity Fair

March 4th, 2017|GIRL POWER|

#Society: EMMA WATSON VANITY FAIR || Emma Watson... Oh my... Well, that was the first thing it popped into my head when I saw the cover story from Vanity Fair [...]

Are we futile?!

March 1st, 2017|GIRL POWER, INSPIRATION, LIFESTYLE|

#Society: ARE WE FUTILE?! || There is a statement made by Phillip Picardi, teen Digital Editorial Director, from Teen Vogue, last week, that made me look at fashion and beauty [...]

Rules on “How to Be a Lady”?! F*ck the Rules

February 22nd, 2017|GIRL POWER, LIFESTYLE|

#GirlPower: RULES ON "HOW TO BE A LADY"?! F*CK THE RULES  || I have no idea of how I got to see some of the Rules I am going to mention. [...]

Vogue Paris Makes History With First Transgender Cover Model 👑

February 14th, 2017|FASHION, GIRL POWER|

#FashionNews: VOGUE PARIS MAKES HISTORY WITH FIRST TRANSGENDER COVER MODEL || Valentina Sampaio, a transgender Brazilian model, is the first to appear on the cover of French Vogue, on the [...]

What it Means to be a Feminist 💪

January 27th, 2017|GIRL POWER, INSPIRATION, LIFESTYLE|

#GirlPower: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A FEMINIST || The article about the Women's March in Portugal, Porto, that I wrote, had a lot of views, so this is a [...]

Women’s March Portugal, Porto ❤️

January 23rd, 2017|GIRL POWER, INSPIRATION, LIFESTYLE|

#News/Society: WOMENS'S MARCH PORTUGAL, PORTO 🌈❤️🌍 || A few months ago, the World stopped, to watch the USA presidential election, where Donald Trump became President. For some, it was a breath of [...]

Veganuary – Is 2017 the Year?

January 10th, 2017|FEATURED, LIFESTYLE|

#Lifestyle: VEGANUARY - IS 2017 THE YEAR? || Have you ever heard the word "Veganuary"? I heard it after I became a vegan. On facebook of course. Where else?! (Laughter) [...]

SOS Makeup Retouch Kit for Parties

December 21st, 2016|BEAUTY|

#Beauty: SOS MAKEUP RETOUCH KIT FOR PARTIES || This is the season of glitter and gold, of company dinners, of family lunches and Christmas parties. It is a time to [...]

6 Christmas Super Foods For Your Skin

December 11th, 2016|BEAUTY, FOOD & DRINK|

#Health: 6 CHRISTMAS SUPER FOODS FOR YOUR SKIN || We live in an age and time, where most of us will use a moisturiser, or a day cream, to take care [...]

Top 10 Lush Products You Must Have

December 2nd, 2016|BEAUTY, TRENDS & TIPS FEATURED|

#Beauty: TOP 10 LUSH PRODUCTS YOU MUST HAVE || Lush Cosmetics started in 1977 when Liz Weir and Mark Constantine meet, working in a beauty salon, and started developing, products [...]

Cruelty Free? Vegan? What is the Difference?

November 23rd, 2016|BEAUTY, BEAUTY FEATURED|

#Beauty: CRUELTY FREE? VEGAN? WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? || We live in a beauty world that is expanding and adapting to new trends. Some better than others, but definitely, a [...]

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