Browsing the "Animal Rights" Category

Why You Should Make the Switch to Cruelty-Free Makeup

September 25th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

Vegan diets are a growing trend, but there are a whole lot more ways to embrace a vegan lifestyle, starting with cruelty-free makeup. We wear the stuff every day, so it's definitely an important part of an animal-friendly lifestyle, but it can also be an easy thing to overlook! This article by Becky Striepe on Green Living Ideas breaks it down with more info on cruelty-free makeup and even some DIY makeup recipes!


The Birkin Bag Controversy and What it Means for Sustainable Fashion

August 3rd, 2015 | by Brooke Lacey

The Birkin bag is quite possibly the most well-known bag in the world. But last week, British singer Jane Birkin, the bag's namesake, asked Hermes to dissociate her name from the crocodile versions of the bag after the results of a PETA investigation revealed the cruel slaughtering of reptiles used to make them


Sustainable Leather: An Animal Friendly Option

May 18th, 2015 | by Brooke Lacey

While there's no shortage in choices out there for humane faux leather materials in fashion, there's some interesting research going on that points to real leather as the next viable sustainable leather alternative. Sound crazy? Read on!


Is your face cream aging your skin?

March 2nd, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

According to new research published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, a common ingredient in conventional skin care products - like face cream - may be aging your skin prematurely


Celebrate all things vegan with Vegan MoFo

September 5th, 2014 | by Cadry Nelson

It’s that time of year again when bloggers from all over the world put fingers to keyboard to write as much as they can about vegan food. It’s called Vegan MoFo, which stands for Vegan Month of Food. It was started years ago by the Post Punk Kitchen as the vegan blogger equivalent of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)



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