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Unilever launches Vegan & Sustainable Body & Hair Care. Just Quietly, It’s Awesome!

OK, we’ll be the first to admit that a massive corporation like Unilever still has a way to go when it comes to cleaning up their social, ethical and environmental footprint, but as we say here at The Vegan Company – every step towards a more compassionate world is a step in the right direction. […]

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Swisspers Takes A Step Forward to Help Our Sea Life

It’s fairly safe to say that nobody ever wants to see a picture of a seahorse with its tail wrapped around a cotton tip ever again. The picture I’m talking about was taken by Wildlife Photographer of the Year Justin Hoffman in 2017, and it features a tiny seahorse ‘anchoring itself’ on a discarded single […]

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BREAKING NEWS… China Finally Puts An End To Animal Testing In Cosmetics!

You may recall a few months back, that we posted a story celebrating the beauty industry for being the most active and sincere when it comes to animal testing. First it was NZ, then Australia and now we see China, which was potentially the last bastion of animal cosmetic testing, banning the abhorrent practice completely. That’s […]

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The Sydney Hair Salon Offering Fully Vegan Colour Services!

Despite the recent joyous news that Australia has passed a law to ban animal testings on cosmetic ingredients, it still can be a minefield navigating professional hair colour and care products. I mean, it’s one thing purchasing your own products – you can check for Cruelty Free and Vegan Certification logos, read the ingredients list, […]

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WIN A Retreatment Botanics Skincare Pack Valued At $259

The Vegan Company has 5 Packs of Retreatment Botanics Skincare to give away, each valued at $259. Created by Aussie superstar, Olivia Newton-John and her partners and team at Gaia Retreat & Spa in the Byron Bay Hinterland, Retreatment Botanics ticks every vegan and ethical box. Aside from being incredible to use and delivering results […]

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Ex Cosmo Editor Launches Vegan All-Natural Fragrance… and you already know it’s scent-sational!

If you’d expect anyone to know a thing or two about fragrance, it would be a former beauty editor of one of the world’s most recognised brands. Little wonder I was beside myself when my friend and former colleague, Nedahl Stelio, announced that she was launching her own line of cruelty-free, vegan, all-natural, chemical-free fragrances, […]

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3 Huge Wins For Animals This February!

February has been quite the month for the animals, with major steps forward in improving welfare across the board. Here’s a snapshot! 1. Australia Bans Animal Testing For Cosmetics Filling our social feeds on Valentine’s Day was news of the Australian Government finally passing a bill that effectively bans animals testing of industrial chemicals in […]

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Olivia Newton-John Launches Cruelty-Free, Vegan & Palm Oil Free Luxury Skin Care Collection and we’re mad for it!

Olivia Newton-John is undoubtedly the most loved Australian in the history of Australians. Nobody we know would ever argue that. Now, the adored Singer-Songwriter, Actress, Wellness Warrior and Environmental and Animal Rights Champion has given us yet another reason to love her. Olivia and her partners at luxury health retreat Gaia Retreat & Spa in […]

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The Vegan Science-Based Skin Care You Need To Know About

Ordinarily, the words vegan and science don’t sit next to each other in a sentence. Well, one Sydney-based skin therapist, the incredible Douglas Pereira of Douglas Pereira Clinical Skin Therapy in Sydney’s CBD is set to change the way you look at lab-created skin care. His absolutely beautiful range of active, solution-driven cosmeceutical (science + […]

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How To Vegan Up Your Beauty Routine Without Even Trying

Looking to vegan up your beauty routine?  Just a few simple steps will set you on the right path. We asked vegan beauty brand Lux Aestiva’s founder Katie Blyth for her top tips. 1. Start Off Small Whether it’s switching over one product at a time, or changing them over gradually as you run out, […]

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Is Your Vegan Oral Care Actually Working?

When it comes to caring for the health of our teeth, gums and mouth, as vegans we want to use products that are not only effective, but that do as little harm to the environment as possible. With this in mind, we at The Vegan Company choose to shun toothpastes containing microbeads, toothbrushes made from […]

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Summer Hair Stress? We’ve Got You Sorted…

…Thanks to the Australian celebrity hairdresser who has his own vegan, PETA approved hair care and styling range! If summer has you suffering some serious tress stress, you’re not alone. We are enduring this major First World Problem too. But we’ve got your back. Well, actually, mega-celeb hairdresser, Kevin Murphy, who has his own amazing […]

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The Great Sunscreen Debate – Chemical vs. Physical

Wherever you live in the world, applying sunscreen every day (summer or winter) is pretty much non-negotiable, particularly if you live in a country like Australia, which has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world (per capita), according the Cancer Council. However, navigating the vast array of sun care products as a vegan […]

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Skin Care Giant Dermalogica Transitions to Vegan

News just in … skin care giant Dermalogica is embracing 2019 as The Year of The Vegan with a new focus on sustainability, environmentally-friendly products, plus a dedicated vegan category on the site. While they don’t have any official statements as to when this transition will be complete, we couldn’t be more thrilled if we’d […]

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The Beauty Industry Is Leading The Way In Vegan Products.

The beauty industry has been much-maligned for decades for animal testing and the use of animal-derived ingredients in its many concoctions. But the truth is, as I see it anyway, that it is actually the most vocal and active of all industries in its quest to ending animal testing and animal cruelty and pushing towards […]

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Meet The Australian Vegan Make-Up Brand That Took Over New York Fashion Week!

It’s not every day an Aussie vegan make-up company is asked to create make-up looks for major designers at New York Fashion Week, but Aussie maquillage brand INIKA ORGANIC isn’t just any ordinary vegan make-up brand. As a long-time beauty editor and writer, I can personally vouch that INIKA Organic is a standout make-up brand. […]

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Getting a tattoo? Here’s what you need to know.

I had been itching for a new tattoo, but I want to do it right and make sure it’s vegan-friendly (and share my research with you of course)! Less than a year ago I found myself needing to scratch my tattoo itch. It had been years since I had been inked (long before creating my […]

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Why We Love Mecca Max

When the MECCA MAX press release landed in our inbox, we did a little (ok, make it big) happy dance…. Why? Well from the 1st August 2018, MECCA MAX, the brand made by beauty-junkies for beauty junkies, is proudly, delightfully and definitively 100% vegan. Meaning that the entire collection contains no animal-derived ingredients or undergoes […]

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Why We Love Glam and Grace

There’s just something so special about ‘small batch’ production. Once experienced, the ‘ease’ of mass produced supermarket products just loses its appeal. There’s no going back. This is why we adore Glam & Grace. It’s made in small batches, is non-toxic, silicone- and paraben-free and above all, cruelty-free. High quality production aside, this gorgeous lifestyle […]

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Why We Love Duri Nail Polish

Few things say ‘I’ve got my act together’ quite like perfectly manicured nails. We love, love, love nail polish and try to sport as many shades as possible. What we most certainly do not love, is chemical-laden colours that are created with cruelty. They’re no good for anyone, not our hands and nails and especially […]

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