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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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6 Vegan Candles That Will Light Up Your Life

… according to beauty and lifestyle writer, Shonagh Walker I’ve been a beauty and lifestyle writer for longer than I care to admit. So long in fact, that you’d think I’d be bored of seeing all the new products that are launched literally on a daily basis. Sometimes I am … but never, ever, ever […]

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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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Camille Pierson, Founder Of The UK’s Float Spa, Shares Her Journey To Embracing A Vegan Lifestyle

Before becoming a vegan, I knew the local butcher by name.  I always insisted on the best organic free-range meat and dairy products thinking this was the best option for my health, animal welfare and the environment.  Being surrounded by people who had already embraced a vegan diet helped me to realise that this wasn’t […]

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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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Hooked On Drama? Here’s How to Break The Cycle

Do you ever find yourself repeatedly getting into conflict with others? Maybe you find yourself having the same old argument with someone, again and again. Maybe you get involved in heated discussions on Facebook – or you’re the spectator as others engage. Or maybe you’re really into reality TV. These behaviours all serve the same […]

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Feeling Stressed & Anxious? These 5 Essential Oils Might Help

Breathe in, breathe out. A whopping 75% of Australians surveyed admitted that stresses in their lives adversely affected their physical health and while it’s not so easy to not get stressed out or feel anxious there are ways to minimize the way stress affects us, one of those ways being essential oils. Herbs and plants […]

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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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Caught Up In A Cycle Of Negative Body Talk? It’s Time To Stop

We all have that friend. That one friend who doesn’t seem to understand their reflection in the mirror, and who seems to hate everything about themselves. Whenever you are hanging out they spend half the time talking about how “gross” and “fat” they are, and the other half dissecting other people’s perceived body flaws. I […]

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Everyone’s Talking About ‘Wellbeing’. Here’s What An Expert Has To Say

What is Wellbeing? Enter the word in your search engine of choice, and like Beyonce in the noughties or Adele/Ed Sheeran in the twenty-tens, the hits just keep on coming…is it ‘the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy’; maybe ‘one’s quality of life’; perhaps even ‘living life to our full potential’? Happiness, quality, potential. […]

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Getting Enough Protein Is Important – Here Are 5 Plant Based Sources To Keep You Going

Calling all vegetarians and vegans! Studies have found that the number of vegetarians in Australia has risen from 9.7% of Australians in 2012 to 11.2% today. Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan or sticking to a flexitarian or meat free Monday diet trend and looking to replace your protein source from meat to something more […]

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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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Why We Love Warpaint

What’s the fuss about Warpaint? This refreshing take on oral care is a charcoal-based toothpaste powder that works to whiten and brighten your teeth after just one use (continued use makes your smile even more dazzling). Australian-made, Warpaint is 100 percent vegan and completely natural. While many traditional toothpastes and whitening products contain toxic chemicals […]

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Why We Love: Cedar + Stone

In our humble opinions, a high-quality–low-footprint ethos makes a brand truly shine. With this in mind, allow us to introduce you to Cedar + Stone. The plant-based brand is determined to minimise the impact of chemicals on both our bodies and the environment and it sticks to a firm practice of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. In […]

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