A full night’s rest can help get your day off to a good start. And because sometimes, everyone has trouble getting and staying asleep (thanks, anxiety) it’s helpful to have a natural sleep aid on your bed stand. However, not all natural sleep supplements are vegan-friendly; quite a few over-the-counter options contain animal by-products. We’ve […]
Bartenders, mixologists, and at-home hobbyists are finally wise to the fact that jolly patrons who don’t imbibe still enjoy flavorful booze-free holiday drinks. So, if you’re looking to add a few intriguing booze-free holiday beverages to your dinner party’s festive drink menu, these 7 alcohol-free vegan holiday recipes will impress. 7 Flavorful Booze-Free Vegan Holiday Drinks […]
The cold outdoor air and the warm, dry indoor air, it’s no wonder your skin may require extra TLC during winter months. So, we’ve rounded up 7 vegan-friendly skin-soothing products that can help you keep your skin supple and healthy this winter. 7 Vegan Skin-Soothing Buys to Get Your Skin Through Winter 1. Facial Massager […]
Hunting and fishing are declining in Michigan because millennials would rather enjoy wildlife than kill animals. The decline is occurring as baby boomers, who popularized the sport decades ago, “age and drop away,” according to the Grand Haven Tribune. In 1998, Michigan had 785,000 deer hunters. Last year, the number of firearm licenses sold for the state’s deer […]
Tesco, the UK’s leading supermarket chain, just threw “Vegmas,” a totally vegan Christmas party. The event was hosted in part by its director of plant-based innovation, Wicked Healthy chef Derek Sarno, who shared some of the event on his Instagram Stories. Sarno’s photos and videos show the event’s kitchen crew quickly preparing a vegan stuffed butternut […]
Vegan designer Stella McCartney has unveiled a new “Veg Gang” clothing collection for kids. Designed to encourage little ones to eat healthy foods, the items feature fashionable groups of fruits and vegetables. For example, one design shows a beet yelling “Beet it!” alongside peas exclaiming “Pea’s Out!” and “Cool” looking broccoli. Part of the Stella Kids collection, […]
Bristol DJ Michael Savage has made nightclub history after playing Toto’s 1982 hit tune “Africa” for 12 hours straight. To get through the night, Savage relied heavily on vegan rolls, cider, and coffee. Savage’s unique fundraising event was in aid of Bristol-based charity Temwa, which works in rural areas of Northern Malawi to help develop self-sufficient […]
Major fashion and beauty label Chanel announced that it will ban the use of all exotic animal skins in its products. The French fashion house made the announcement on Monday, “on the eve of its pre-fall Metiers d’Art show … at the Met,” WWD reported. WWD added that Bruno Pavlovsky, president of Chanel fashion and president […]
A new project in the Gambia aims to increase education and awareness surrounding animal advocacy. The Gambia College and University of the Gambia Animal Welfare Advocates Association (AWAA) partnered with Utan Granser, a veterinarian, to launch the project at the Brikama Educational Regional Office. The Gambia Animal Welfare Advocates Association is known for organizing seminars […]
Triton Algae Innovations is developing a production platform that’s capable of replicating cow milk proteins. The San Diego-based startup is focusing on building up a vegan algae product. The “non-GMO ‘wild type’ whole algae ingredient” tastes similar to sweet parsley, the company reports. The algae product can be used in nutritional bars, cereals, yogurts, juices, smoothies, sports drinks, […]
Earlier this week, cruelty-free makeup junkies rejoiced when Wilko’s £3 Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Volume Mascara, which fans call “the best budget mascara ever,” was back in stock. But due to its immense popularity, it is once again out of stock. Last year, Reddit users began singing the budget mascara’s praises. Fans began posting “before […]
Emoji and veg lovers rejoice: a new leafy green romaine lettuce emoji is available on Apple’s iOS. And it’s free of E.Coli. In July, on World Emoji Day, iPhone users found out that the iOS 12.1 release – which we now know occurred in October – would bring with it more than 70 new emojis. “As […]
UK auction houses Sotheby’s and Bonhams recently decided not to sell 21 lots of antique rhino horn items. They made the call after “mounting pressure and criticism from wildlife conservation groups,” NPR reported. The auction houses said that the legal sale of parts of endangered species “promotes illegal poaching and rampant slaughter.” According to Humane Society International, […]
Who needs Twitter for important presidential updates when they have a tub of vegan butter sitting in their fridge? Jan Castellano, a 63-year-old American woman from Wildwood, Missouri, noticed U.S. President Donald Trump’s face upon opening a tub of Earth Balance Organic Spread. According to The Huffington Post, Castellano wasn’t too thrilled about the sighting. […]
What do vegans not eat? It’s a question with some pretty simple answers. Vegans adhere to a plant-based diet rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds. There’s no deprivation–quite the contrary! In fact, many vegans will tell you that once they went vegan they were eating more types of food prepared in more […]
Millions of brits are going plastic-free this Christmas season, according to a new study by Onepoll.com. According to The Mirror, the study found that millions of gift-giving brits are choosing to have an “ethical” Christmas this year. Droves of people are also choosing not to buy “unethical toys” and are investing in “charity Christmas cards.” […]
A line of savory vegan smoked salmon and shrimp products will launch in UK Sainsbury’s stores in January. Sophie’s Kitchen, a U.S.-based company that makes gourmet, vegan seafood, announced the launch on social media. Sophie’s Kitchen launched eight years ago. The business’s mission was – and still is – to “make plant-based seafood accessible and […]
Vegan celebrity Miley Cyrus has launched a shimmery holiday collection with Converse. Called Converse x Miley Cyrus, the collection marks the star’s third collaboration with the iconic shoe brand, and everything is vegan. The 19-piece vegan collection features festive, shimmering shoes that reimagine the classic Chuck Taylor All Star, along with gender-neutral streetwear. Cruelty-free fashion lovers can […]
JUST Egg was named one of Time magazine’s “10 Smartest Sustainable Products of 2018.” The vegan egg replacement is made from mung bean, and if “cooked right” can taste “pretty close to the real thing,” Time reported. Just Egg earned a spot on the magazine’s list because the vegan product helps address some pressing issues […]
On Thanksgiving day, Kaley Cuoco helped save a sea lion. Cuoco and her husband Karl Cook had been celebrating Thanksgiving day at Cook’s parents’ California beach house when the couple saw a sea lion in need of help, The Loop reported. So, Cuoco and Cook did the right thing and took the time to call […]