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Charlotte Pointing

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Senior Editor, UK | Southsea, United Kingdom | Contactable via charlotte@livekindly.com

Charlotte has an upper second class honors in History from Oxford Brookes University and a postgraduate certificate in Cultural Heritage from Winchester University. She loves music, travel, and animals. Charlotte resides on the South coast of the UK.

Here’s Why Seaweed Is So Good for You

Although it’s now hailed as a “superfood” across the West, eating seaweed is nothing new. The slippery sea plant has actually been consumed across Asia for thousands of years, particularly in China, Japan, and...

Faux Fur for Fall: And It’s Vegan!

In 2017, Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri announced that the luxury fashion brand would be dropping fur from all future collections. Why? Because in his view, the material was becoming “a little bit outdated.” In...

There’s a Shelf-Stable Vegan Aisle at Asda Supermarkets in the UK

Asda is the first supermarket in the UK to launch a shelf-stable vegan aisle. The new ambient aisle, launched across 359 stores, features two bays: one dedicated to savory items, including condiments and cooking sauces,...

How to Shop for Fall: A Sustainable Fashion Guide

Everyone's favorite fashion season is upon us: fall! Wherever you live, the change in the season (whether it's slight or dramatic), brings with it a chance to freshen up your wardrobe. It's time to...

This New Netflix Documentary May Make You Feel More Hopeful About the Climate Crisis

You know it, we know it, Woody Harrelson knows it—the climate crisis is not being addressed quickly enough by the world’s governments. Negative stories about the environment dominate the media cycle can leave us...

Is Daily Harvest’s Frozen Food Really Better For You?

We’ve all been there. You’re pouring so much energy into the daily grind that nourishing your body comes second to convenience. So how do you feed yourself healthy, tasty meals every day when you’re...
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SUMMER TO FALL: Is Your Skin Ready?

There are plenty of cruelty-free and vegan cleansers, moisturizers, and serums on the market ready and waiting for you to fall in love with. As the weather gets chillier, here are five cruelty-free and vegan skincare products to add to your beauty routine—and help your skin transition from summer to fall.
How to Build a Cruelty-Free Skincare Routine for Fall

How to Build a Cruelty-Free Skincare Routine for Fall

It may seem hard to believe, but we’re already careering towards October. This means many things; digging out your favorite warm sweaters and knee-high boots, ordering your first Pumpkin Spice Latte, and shaking up...

The Truth About Plant-Based Dog Food

Dogs are, arguably, the best household companions. They’re one of the most popular animals around the world—nearly 500 million dogs are kept as pets. Because of this, there is a significant amount of money...
10 Reasons Why Stella McCartney is a Sustainable Fashion Icon

Stella McCartney Knows the Future of Fashion Is Sustainable

When you hear the name Stella McCartney, a few things may come to mind. There’s her obvious family rock royalty connection, her beautiful, timeless classic designs (sold through her eponymous vegetarian clothing brand), and...
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10 Reasons NOT To Go VEGAN

It’s not easy for everyone to switch instantly to buying plant-based foods over their normal shop. So what exactly makes someone decide to go plant-based? And why do others choose to stick with meals they are used to eating? Watch to find out the top 10 reasons you might decide not to embrace a plant-based diet.
7 Vegan Leather Handbags for Every Occasion

7 Vegan Leather Handbags for Every Occasion

Nothing completes a look like a leather handbag—whatever the season. The accessory is a timeless investment, guaranteed to go with a number of different outfits. But the material comes with a few major downsides....

The Best Ways to Cook Heart of Palm

Have you tried heart of palm before? The crunchy white root vegetable is delicious, versatile, and increasing in popularity. But what actually is heart of palm? Is it healthy? And how do you cook...
Feed Your Face: These Berries Will Make You Glow

Feed Your Face: These Berries Will Make You Glow

In the eternal pursuit of younger, brighter, glowing skin, many of us often find ourselves rifling through drugstore shelves or scrolling online to find the best skincare products for the job. Of course, there...
This Documentary Will Change Your Mind About Protein Grown in a Lab

This Documentary Will Change Your Mind About Protein Grown in a Lab

New feature-length documentary, Meat the Future, directed by Liz Marshall, follows the story of Dr. Uma Valeti, a former leading cardiologist, and his lab-grown meat company Memphis Meats. Valeti—who was born and raised in Vijayawada,...
Healing Plants Power Karuna Coffee and Smoothies

Healing Plants Power Karuna Coffee and Smoothies

A diet of whole, plant-based foods is one of the healthiest ways to live. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the largest organization of nutrition professionals, confirmed that plant-based diets are “appropriate for all...

Canadian Government Invests $2.6 Million in Plant Protein

The Canadian Government has announced more than $2.6 million in federal funding for the plant protein sector. Leduc, Alberta's Food Processing Development Centre will receive the investment. It will go toward new equipment for plant-based...

Asda Is Launching Nearly 50 Vegan Products for Christmas

Asda is adding nearly 50 vegan products to its shelves this Christmas. The range will feature a wide variety of vegan party foods, including BBQ Jackfruit Bao Buns, Char Sui Mushroom Bao Buns, and a...

Why Seitan Is the Ultimate Vegan Meat

Seitan has been around for a long time, but you could say that it's still the ultimate vegan meat. You can use it to create a number of dishes, including fried chicken, hot dogs,...
KFC’s Vegan Fried Chicken Expands to 70 Locations

Nando’s Is Launching Vegan Chicken in Australia

Nando's has launched vegan chicken burgers in Australia. The Great Pretender burger—which features a pea and wheat protein-based patty—was initially trialed Nando's locations across Queensland. The chain recently announced that the new vegan protein option...

Vegan Entrepreneur Offers Scholarships to 30 Juvenile Offenders

Pinky Cole, owner of Atlanta's popular plant-based burger chain Slutty Vegan, is offering scholarships to 30 juvenile offenders. Cole has partnered with the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) through the Pinky Cole Foundation. She...