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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...

7 Beeswax Substitutes for Skin and Hair Products (Vegan)

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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, and some are best for chewing gum. I’ll go through each...

Is Crest Toothpaste Vegan? (Are the Pork Claims True?)

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Go on certain forums, and you’ll see claims that Crest contains pork, and isn’t vegan. So I wanted to find out once and for all. Why Crest Might Not Be Vegan I examined all the ingredients in various Crest toothpastes (we’ll go over them in a bit), and I had 3 main concerns: Glycerin – Glycerin can come from animal sources (like pork) or from plant sources. Only Crest would know...

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...

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. Carmex Does Not Test On Animals If you’re...

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...

Is EOS Lip Balm Vegan and Cruelty-Free?

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Evolution of Smooth (EOS) is a very popular lip balm manufacturer, known for their cool little lip balm spheres. I’ve got some potentially good news and some bad news for you… Most EOS lip balms are not vegan, but some are. The answer for you will also depend on how you feel about animal testing. Basically, EOS has been clear that their company themselves does not test on animals, but due...