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The 5 Best Cruelty-Free Vegan Lip Balms For Men and Women

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A few weeks ago, I realized I desperately needed a new lip balm. It got a lot colder and my lips were getting dry and cracked. When I looked for one in my local drugstore, every single one was not vegan. There were 3 main issues that I found: Beeswax (clearly not vegan) Lanolin (from sheep’s wool, not vegan). Some colorings are tested on animals Basically, 90% of lip balm out there is not cruelty...

My Deva Vegan Multivitamin Review: The Best Vegan Multi?

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(See price) Deva is one of the most reputable vegan supplement manufacturers there is. From my personal experience and research, Deva’s multivitamin is the best vegan multivitamin overall. It’s a bit more expensive than some alternatives, but still reasonable, especially when you consider that one bottle will last you 3 months or so. I’ll break down why I think it’s a solid multivitamin if you’re...

Is Taking a Multivitamin Necessary For Vegans?

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Summary: If you regularly eat vegetables and legumes, you won’t benefit from multivitamins much (if at all). The 3 main nutrients that a vegan might lack that a multivitamin has are Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, and iron. If you lack any of those, you can take specific supplements for each, or take multivitamin for convenience. Here’s a collection of the best vegan multivitamins if you’re planning on...

The Best Vegan Multivitamin to Buy: A Simple Guide

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If you took a multivitamin before becoming vegan, chances are that it’s not vegan friendly. Vegans don’t necessarily need to take a multivitamin, but it can be a nice backup if your diet isn’t always so great. This short post will go over 2 main things: The most important vitamins and minerals for vegans (data-backed) The best vegan multivitamins What Should You Look For in A Vegan Multivitamin...

The 5 Best Organic Vegan Protein Powder Supplements

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Originally, I wanted to find the best vegan protein powder, so I bought 21 products, and tested them all. It wasn’t until later that it occurred to me that some people are only interested in organic protein supplements. So I made this page, focusing only on the best organic vegan protein powders. Out of the original 21, that leaves 5. I’ll go over my testing procedure, and then get right into...

Is Bubble Tea Vegan?

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Every street I walk down seems to have a new bubble tea shop opening up. The good news for vegans is that while not all bubble tea is vegan, many types are. I’ll break down the common and possible ingredients here, and go over which ones you should avoid. The Main Ingredients of Bubble Tea Every shop makes their bubble tea a bit different, but certain types of ingredients are consistent: Tapioca...

Is Monster Energy Drink Vegan?

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I have good news for you if you like Monster Energy Drinks. I contacted them asking about whether or not their main energy drink was vegan, and they said this: Thank you for visiting the Monster Energy Website. We use no animal bi-products in any of our products line. However, they are not vegan certified. Thank you, Monster Energy Not only is the main drink vegan, but the whole product line is...

Why Earth Balance Butter Spreads Are Not Vegan (and an alternative)

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Earth Balance has a nice “vegan” sticker on all their products, and on their website. But the definition of vegan is different for a person and a product. The current technical requirements for a product to be labeled vegan do not reflect which products actually are and aren’t vegan. Most ethical vegans would define veganism as something like: Being vegan means not consuming or using products...

Are Animal Crackers Vegan?

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Since there’s no one definitive “animal cracker,” this is a tough question to answer. What I can tell you is that some brands of animal crackers are vegan, and some are not. While researching for this post, I looked at several brands, and took a closer look at 3 popular ones in particular. I looked at the full ingredients list for the following 3: Kirkland Animal Crackers – Not vegan...

Are Oreos Vegan? Let’s Find Out…

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When you go vegan, a lot of candy that you might have eaten before becomes off-limits. A lot of people online, particularly new vegans, happily exclaim: “Oreos are vegan!” But I’d have to disagree. First off, there are over 180 oreo products: Most have similar ingredients, and they’re just variations of the same main products. In this post we’ll look at the main types: Classic oreos Oreo thins...

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