CategoryBeauty

The 3 Top Vegan Alternatives to Aquaphor

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Aquaphor is a popular healing and moisturizing cream, but unfortunately it’s not vegan since it has lanolin in it. Similarly, many alternatives like eucerin cream also have lanolin in them. I searched around for a while to find the most popular recommendations for vegan alternatives to aquaphor. There were 3 that were highly recommended. ShiKai – Borage Therapy Plant-Based Dry...

3 Vegan Alternatives to Boar Bristle Brushes

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Unfortunately, boar bristle brushes are the “gold standard” when it comes to hair brushes. They’re especially useful if you’re “no poo” and need to distribute your scalp oil more evenly across your hair. However, there are some vegan options that do a decent job, even though none are perfect substitutes. 1. Sisal Hair Brushes When it comes to vegan hair brushes, you have 2 main...

The 4 Best Vegan Pomade Brands (Light, Medium, S

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A while back I needed to get a new (vegan) pomade, and spent a few hours looking at the different options. Here were the top 4 that I ended up considering, I’m pretty sure any one would’ve been fine. There’s a mix of water and oil-based pomades, and also a mix of hold strengths, so you should be able to find one suitable for you. Boardwalk Pomade Boardwalk is a “vegan” company. I typically prefer...

The Best Vegan Zero Waste Floss Options

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I have some bad news. I’ve been looking everywhere, and vegan floss that is also zero waste doesn’t exist, at least not yet. Zero waste flosses all contain either silk or beeswax (be careful of silk flosses saying “vegan”, which only refers to the wax coating, it’s very deceptive). Vegan flosses all seem to be made of plastic, and coated with vegan materials. The closest you can get to...

Is Shaving Cream Vegan?

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Most popular shaving creams are not vegan, this includes brands like Barbasol. I’ll go over the most common reasons here. Common Reasons that Shaving Cream Isn’t Vegan Many shaving cream brands test on animals, which automatically rules them out from being vegan. On top of that, there are a few non-vegan ingredients to look out for: Stearic acid – This can be derived from plant or...

Is Barbasol Shaving Cream Vegan?

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Many shaving cream companies test on animals. Fortunately, Barbasol makes it clear that they do not: Never! We are pleased to say that we don’t test our products on animals. That’s a good start, but it doesn’t necessarily make their products vegan. A quick glance at the ingredients in any Barbasol shaving cream gives me some concern. Ingredients in Barbasol Shaving Cream Here’s what’s in the...

20 Animal Rights Tattoos for Inspiration

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I’ve gathered a collection of animal rights and vegan tattoos that I’ve found on various other sites. I thought it’d be convenient to have them in one place. Hopefully they can give you some inspiration for any future tattoos. (Source) A minimalist, cute, and powerful message all in one small tattoo. This is probably my favorite of all the ones I found. (Source) “Cows are pals” – A cute...

Is Johnson’s Baby Shampoo Vegan?

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It’s not immediately clear if Johnson’s baby shampoo is vegan based on the ingredients list: Water (Eau)*, Cocamidopropyl Betaine*, Decyl Glucoside*, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate*, Lauryl Glucoside*, PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate, Glycerin*, Citric Acid*, Sodium Benzoate, PEG-150 Distearate, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate*, Parfum, Polyquaternium-10, Disodium EDTA. The majority of these are made in a lab...

Is Baby Powder Vegan? (Sometimes it is…)

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Baby powder is typically incredibly simple, with only one or two ingredients. The main ones you’ll see are: Talcum powder (or Talc) Corn starch Fragrance Talcum powder is derived from rock deposits, corn starch is obviously from corn, and fragrance is typically a mixture of plants to add a scent. No animal products in sight – yay. But, many companies that manufacture baby powder also...

The 3 Best Vegan Sunscreens in 2019 (Non-Greasy)

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Every time I need to buy sunscreen, I forget what makes one good or bad. Sound familiar? This time, I’ve done the research and summarized it so that you know exactly what to look for in a vegan sunscreen. I also spent a few hours looking at all easily available options, and compiled a list of the [x] best vegan sunscreens. If you’re primarily looking for a moisturizer that offers some sun...