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(UPDATED) Body Butter So Pure You Could Eat It!

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"We believe you should feed your skin the most pure and nutritional ingredients on the planet. That’s why we created Butter." - Kelly Winterhalter, Founder   Update: Our friends at Ellovi have recently added new 'flavors' to their line: Key Lime and Chocolate Mint! Mmmmm... Ellovi is a vegan-owned and operated company "born to disrupt a [...]

Finding the Right Vegan Cheese

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Okay, so you’ve decided to ditch dairy. Good for you! Now what do you do about that pesky little problem called cheese? If you’re like many people, giving up cheese can be a daunting thought...

Vegan Art Supplies from Colors of Nature

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It may seem like it shouldn't be any trouble to source vegan art supplies, but in fact there are many potential pitfalls that the vegan artist can stumble into. From pigments made with carmine and bone, to animal hair brushes, ox-gall watercolors, rabbit-skin glue and gelatin sizing, animal products find their way into the artists' world just as they do, [...]

Vegan Company: Farm Dog Naturals

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Farm Dog Naturals is a small vegan business that creates beautiful herbal remedies in small batches. In addition to their "Relax Stress & Anxiety Formula" and "Relief Pet Urine And Eco Cleaner," Farm Dog also offers two beautiful products to help dogs (and horses) suffering from skin conditions. Salvation to those crusty noses, patches of dry [...]

Are Your Condoms Vegan?

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Wait, what? Yes, you may be surprised to learn that the majority of condoms available on the market are produced using the animal product casein. Casein, a highly profitable byproduct of dairy farming, is the principal protein in milk, and it finds its way into all sorts of places one would never expect. Case in point… As [...]

Kicking the Cheese Habit

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“But I could never give up cheese…” Have you ever found yourself speaking these words, or just thinking them inside your own mind? If so, you’re not alone.

10 Simple Tips for the New Vegan

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Despite the concerns many people have about vegan living being complicated and foreign, it's actually a lot more simple and familiar than most would think.

100 Dogs on a Vegan Diet

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By genus, dogs are classified as carnivorous, but metabolically, they are actually omnivorous. This means that their nutritional requirements can be adequately met with a plant-based diet.

New Resources for Vegan Dogs and Cats

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Gentle World volunteers frequently receive inquiries from vegans looking for reliable information about feeding a healthy, nutritious plant-based diet to their companion animals.

Ocean’s Alive Marine Phytoplankton

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During the past decade, the popularity of super foods has been growing, as more and more people are looking for ways to combat the effects of our increasingly toxic environment, bad diet habits, unhealthy lifestyle choices and the stress of modern living. Of course, for us vegans, the first question is whether or not the [...]

What’s Wrong with Leather?

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Unlike some animal ingredients, leather can usually be spotted quickly, but since it's also so ubiquitous it can just as easily be overlooked.  You'll find leather in clothing and personal accessory items, like shoes, belts, gloves, and handbags.  It can show up unexpectedly on some of these items, such as in the case of leather [...]

5 Vegan Alternatives to Milk

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While some vegan milks (such as soy) have a flavor similar to cow’s milk, others (like coconut and hazelnut) offer a new perspective on how tasty plant-based milks can be. Whether added to cereals or smoothies or enjoyed on their own, non-dairy plant based milks can be bought unfortified, or fortified with important minerals and vitamins such as [...]