Fashion and Beauty – Totally Vegan Buzz

L’Oréal group just banned badger, goat, and other animal-hair brushes

“There’s no acceptable reason to use brushes that contain animal hair, whether for applying make-up, shaving, or painting – especially when there are so many high-performing vegan bristles available.” This week, French fashion giant L’Oréal pledged to remove badger, goat, and all other animal hair from its makeup brushes. The move comes after PETA US …

Brian May launches his own perfume line to help protect wildlife

The limited-edition perfume will be sold in a blood-red bottle and all money raised will be sent to Brain’s Save Me Trust, which works for wildlife protection. Today, Queen legend Brian May is launching his own badger-scented perfume to raise funds for the protection of wildlife. The legendary musician has teamed up founder of the …

Halsey to launch vegan and cruelty-free beauty brand that celebrates ‘our multiple identities’

“I have always stood firm in the belief that makeup is about feeling cool — not looking perfect. Plus, it’s vegan and cruelty free.” Today, American singer, songwriter, and bestselling author Halsey announced the launch of her new vegan and cruelty-free makeup brand, About-Face. According to the brand, the collection is inspired by music, fashion …

Monique Lhuillier bans fur to prove ‘future of fashion is vegan’

“Smart and compassionate retailers are abandoning animal fur in favor of the luxurious, animal-free fabrics that today’s ethical shoppers want.” Luxury fashion giant Monique Lhuillier has announced it will stop selling products using animal fur in its stores and partner retailers by the end of next year. PETA, who confirmed the news, said the brand—whose …

Aveda goes fully vegan – removes honey and beeswax

“Aveda was founded on an environmental mission, so becoming vegan was a natural next step for us to continue to lessen our impact on the planet.” Aveda products are now 100 percent vegan — globally. The beauty and haircare brand has been cruelty-free since its inception in 1978 but has now removed honey, beeswax, and …

Adidas to release new vegan fungi leather shoes in 2021 as part of ‘sustainability initiative’ to use less animal material in its product range

“We have continued to invest in sustainability initiatives during the coronavirus pandemic and we will significantly expand our range of sustainable products in 2021.” This week, Adidas revealed plans to ‘move closer toward its objective to end plastic waste’ by noting a raft of sustainability measures for the coming years. In a press release, the …

Fashion labels turn to fox fur as mink supply dwindles post COVID-19 cull

“People will also be looking at other types of fur. Fox has been very popular for trimmings, in parkas for example. Wild fur is also becoming more popular, as is chinchilla.” After Denmark decided to kill 17 million farmed mink following virus outbreaks at hundreds of farms, premier fashion labels from Louis Vuitton to Fendi …

Asics new vegan hybrid sneaker is inspired by traditional Asian chappals

The new vegan hybrid sneaker costs €215. German collective group Gmbh and multinational sneaker giant Asics have collaborated to create a vegan hybrid trainer-cum-formal shoe called the GEL-CHAPPAL shoe. The new distinctive design mixes formal and casual styles, specifically the criss-cross uppers of sandals, which have been inspired by the chappal, a traditional footwear style …

New potent, multi-action, vegan face serum launched for all genders and skin types

“Our mission [is] to bring to consumers, regardless of gender or type of skin, a line of products that are just healthy for your skin as they are for the planet.” California based skin care brand Earth & Halo has launched a new vegan face serum suitable for all genders and skin types. The newly …

Pharrell Williams launches vegan skin care that celebrates all ‘Humanrace’

“Humanrace Skincare doesn’t differentiate by race or gender. We’re creating for humans; we are all born in the same skin and Humanrace celebrates this.” Celebrity musician and entrepreneur Pharrell Williams is launching a new skincare brand featuring vegan products. The new line, Humanrace, dubbed to be the ageless 47-year-old singer’s skincare regimen, is formulated to …

Natalie Portman and John Legend invest in vegan leather brand

According to MycoWorks, Reishi is the first and currently only material to offer a sustainable solution for the fashion and footwear industries that does not compromise on ‘performance, quality, or aesthetics’. Natalie Portman and John Legend along with a number of high-profile celebrities and fashion brands have invested in an alternative mycelium-based material firm that …

LUSH just launched a new vegan afro hair care range

“There’s finally a Black hair care range available for the community in every LUSH store.” Vegan beauty brand LUSH has unveiled its new afro hair care range made with natural, vegan ingredients in-store and online, today. The line has been formulated by in-house R&D stylist & Black haircare specialist Sarah Sango, who spent two years …