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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...

7 Beeswax Substitutes for Skin and Hair Products (Vegan Friendly)

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The best substitute for beeswax depends on what you’re making. While they can all be substituted for each other in a pinch, but some do better in different situations. Some alternatives are better for hair products, while others are better for skin products (i.e. lotions and soaps), and some are better for lip balms. I’ll go through each of your options, and what each is best...

Is Vaseline Vegan? And is it Tested on Animals?

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Vaseline, called petroleum jelly in some cases, comes from petroleum (i.e. oil). It’s a goopy substance that’s often used as lip balm (although there are better vegan lip balms) and generally for lubrication. Many people claim that Vaseline is not vegan, but I find their arguments lackluster. I’ll explain why in this post. Why Do Some People Say Vaseline is Not Vegan? Let’s start with what most...

The 5 Best Vegan Moisturizers With SPF in 2019

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If you’re here, you already know that sunscreen is a good thing. So I won’t waste any time trying to convince you. But most sunscreens are not vegan, and some of the ones that are will leave you with dry skin. That’s why I set out to find the best vegan moisturizers that have a decent SPF level. All-in-one protection, that also doesn’t smell bad, leave chalky residue, or cause any other skin...

My Eco Lips Vegan Lip Balm Review

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(See pricing on Amazon) Flavors: Lemon-Lime, Superfruit, Sweet Mint Eco Lips is a popular lip balm made specifically to be vegan-friendly. Personally, it’s my pick for best overall vegan lip balm, because every aspect of the product is strong. I’d like to go into more detail about it here in this review. Ingredient Quality and Effectiveness Let’s start by taking a look at the...

Is Carmex Lip Balm Vegan and Cruelty-Free?

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Carmex is one of a handful of popular lip balms that most people have heard of. It’s easy to find at drug stores, but unfortunately, Carmex is not vegan. What’s the alternative? There are many great lip balms that are 100% cruelty-free and vegan. Here’s my guide to the top 5 vegan and cruelty-free lip balms if you’d like to check it out. Why Isn’t Carmex Vegan-Friendly? If...

Is ChapStick Vegan and Cruelty-Free?

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ChapStick is the original big brand when it comes to lip balm. Unfortunately, their products aren’t vegan, for a few different reasons. I’ll break them down here, but the final answer is no, ChapStick is not vegan, and it’s not cruelty-free. There are 2 things we need to look at: animal testing, and ingredients. First, Does ChapStick Test on Animals? There are 2 levels to this. One is...