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Be Vegan, Smell Sweet! Deodorants To Use (And Avoid)

FACT: Most mainstream deodorants are tested on animals. FACT: Beeswax is commonly found in natural deodorants. FACT: There is no excuse for poor hygiene! Everyone sweats, but how do you make sure you keep odour at bay while staying true to your cruelty-free ethos? Well there are some natural, cruelty-free, vegan deodorants out there folks! […]

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Is Your Toothpaste A Vegan Toothpaste?

Not so very long ago, toothpastes contained glycerine, also known as animal fat. Glycerin is a humectant – it holds onto water and stops the toothpaste from drying out in the tube. It also prevents dryness in the mouth during brushing. These days glycerin can be made either synthetically or from plant sources, and that’s […]

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Wash Some (Vegan) Summer Into Your Hair

There’s a whiff of summer in the air and a girl’s thoughts naturally turn to… shampoo. Well, OK, among other things. But soft, sweet-smelling hair on bronzed shoulders is the stuff advertising is made of, and the dream comes one step closer with naturally fragranced and guaranteed vegan haircare. Summer Stories is a boutique new shower […]

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The Supermodel Silk Pillow Secret Now Has A Vegan Alternative

So there’s been a bit said recently about how silk pillowcases are the answer to every girl’s morning beauty issues. Yep, you wake up with a perfectly crease-free face and your hair looks just like it did when you climbed in between the sheets eight hours (or less!) earlier. This not-so well kept secret tactic […]

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Vegan Mascaras To See You Through The Saddest & The Sweatiest

Finding your perfect mascara match is never easy. It’s not only the vegan ingredients that matter, but the formulation must perform under the most trying of circumstances. We cry, we sweat and work in humid climates; we swim and cycle before heading out on the town. And there are those of us who just need […]

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Kat Von D cosmetic range

We Can’t Get Enough Of Kat Von D & Her Cosmetic Range

We’ve developed a bit of crush on Kat Von D and her beauty range here in the TVC office. It started when we met Kat’s talented and esteemed makeup artist, Stephanie Strazzere, at the Go Big or Go Home Mascara launch earlier this year and has developed into us stalking her insta page. Why? Well […]

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Revealed: Internet Users’ Fave Vegan Beauty Brands

Voters on Ranker.com have chosen their favourite cruelty-free beauty brands. Anyone who visits the site regularly will know that things can change pretty fast depending on how many votes have come in, so here are the edited highlights, in no particular order: Paul Mitchell In 1980, this California-based hair care brand claims it became the […]

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Australian vegan brand wins awards

Australian Vegan Brand Wins Multiple Awards At Prestigious UK Beauty Awards

Certified Cruelty Free and Vegan skincare brand, Retreatment Botanics by Olivia Newton-John has won in a whopping seven categories in The Beauty Shortlist Best Loved 2019 Mama & Baby Awards, including Best International Natural/Organic Brand. Tested by “an army of mums”, the annual Mother & Baby Awards celebrate the very best products, stores and brands […]

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How To Get Eyelash Extensions Without Doing Harm

Want to wake up with dark and voluminous lashes (and no, forgetting take off last night’s make-up doesn’t count). Eyelash extensions have gone from fringe to mainstream in the past decade or so, allowing wearers the freedom of ‘naturally’ long and luxe lashes without the bother of applying falsies or burning through multiple tubes of […]

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Stay Stylishly Vegan On A Long Haul Flight

There are lots of things that are frustrating about long haul travel (some mitigated by that cheeky glass of champagne at the airport) but one thing that’s a perennial chore is packing lots of tiny bottles into your tiny toiletry bag for the flight, and hoping you have the correct sizes for this particular trip. […]

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Is Activated Charcoal The Answer To Your Beauty Woes?

There is one word that has been dominating the conversation in the beauty industry over the last couple of years – CHARCOAL. While it may have been hard for most of us to associate charcoal or to be precise, activated charcoal, with beauty products, let alone apply it on face and hair, their popularity has […]

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This Season’s Nail Polish Colours Will Warm You Right Up!

Prepare to be bold. The colour for on trend nails this season is a distinctive and radiant orange. If you prefer to start with something more subtle (or your nails aren’t ready to take centre stage) clay and sand colours offer neutral options. Canyon sky blue makes a perfect complement to the warmth of the […]

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Estée Lauder Joins #BeCrueltyFree Campaign To End Animal Cosmetic Testing

The Estée Lauder Companies have joined the #BeCrueltyFree campaign, the largest effort in history to end cosmetic animal testing globally. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products, Estée Lauder Companies products are sold in over 150 countries under more than 25 brand names […]

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Best Brands For Broke Ass Beauties On A Budget

Splurging on beauty never needs to curtailed when so many impressive products are available at bargain prices from trusted, tried and true brands. There’s something undeniably lovely about high end brands. But if you’ve got no cash to splash, don’t despair, because with a little know-how, you can find what you need in a discount […]

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Vegan Care For Down There

Sometimes it’s hard to be a vegan woman. While there’s an increasing range of vegan foods on offer if you go to the right restaurants, and guidance available from various sources in the world of fashion, there are always going to be those more personal products, about which you don’t feel quite so comfortable making […]

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Luxe Vegan Toothpaste? Smile, It’s Lovebyt!

Bathroom beauty tutorials on Youtube often feature plush towels, expensive candles and high end lotions and potions, but have you ever seen a luxe vegan toothpaste among those fancy bottles and plush accessories? Introducing a premium, vegan, Australian toothpaste that comes in three delicious flavours, complete with striking botanical designs by iconic Aussie artist Bruce […]

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Summer Glow In Winter

Keep Your Golden Glow Throughout Winter

Never mind that the temperatures have dropped, hemlines are lower and sleeves are a lot less short … you still want to glow like the goddess you are, right? To help you out, we grilled the ultimate golden glow-inducer, Sonya Driver, founder of vegan tanning company, Eco-Tan, for her top tips to tan this winter […]

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Want A Budget-Friendly, Cruelty-Free, Vegan Skincare Brand? We’ve Found It!

An innovative new skin care brand (that took more than 11 years to create), Versed, recently made its debut in Target. The range is made up of 19 products, including cleansers, treatments, moisturisers, a brightening serum, facial peel and eye cream. Its use of powerful and proven ingredients, such as soothing eucalyptus oil, hydrating aloe […]

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At Last! Vegan Friendly Bandaids Now In A Store Near You

The Americans call them bandages, the British call them plasters and we call them bandaids, which is a bit silly really as it’s a trademarked name and we don’t want to get into trouble. So, let’s call them ‘wound coverings’ from now on. The point here is of course that none of the mainstream brands […]

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No sweat: Justin Bieber Cleans Up With Vegan Deodorant

There’s nothing like celeb power to give The Cause a bit of zing, and singing/songwriting megastar Justin Bieber has once again been doing his bit for ethical living. Bieber has teamed up with vegan beauty company Schmidt’s Naturals to launch an all-natural, all-vegan deodorant called Here + Now. Bieber revealed the exciting new product on Twitter: […]

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