Fashion and Beauty – Page 16 – Totally Vegan Buzz

13 Affordable vegan fashion brands you need to know about

The fashion industry has always been a key area for vegan activists to target in order to improve animal welfare rights. Many in the vegan world are campaigning to remove animal products entirely from the fashion industry, and as veganism grows, many brands are making the transition to vegan alternatives. There are plenty of fashion …

Cruelty-free vegan beauty on a budget – top DIY beauty hacks

Wait, my beauty products might not be vegan? Unfortunately, it’s true. There are a couple of reasons why you need to be aware of what is in your beauty products. They may have been tested on animals, or they may even contain animal products themselves. But besides that, they can often be full of nasty …

Victoria Beckham has banned exotic skins from her luxury fashion brand

British fashion icon and designer Victoria Beckham has pledged to ban exotic skins in her luxury fashion brand. The company confirmed a new policy prohibiting alligator, crocodile, ostrich, and snake skins. The brand affirmed its fur-free status in a statement: “Victoria Beckham will cease the use of exotic skins in all collections as of AW19. “The Victoria …

Retailer Boohoo exposed for advertising animal products as ‘faux fur’

Fashion retailer Boohoo has been warned by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) after it was caught advertising clothes containing animal products as fake fur. A complaint from Humane Society International (HSI) claimed the pom poms on a women’s jumper sold by Boohoo contained animal fur, yet the company was misleading customers by advertising it as …

Mark Zuckerberg throws weight behind groundbreaking lab-grown leather company

Mark Zuckerberg has thrown his considerable weight behind vegan biotech business Modern Meadow – a company developing lab-grown cruelty-free leather. The New Jersey-based business is aiming to disrupt the $100 Billion animal leather industry, and has now raised $54m funding since 2014. Modern Meadow’s materials are created with the company’s designed collagen protein, Zoa. According …

Cruelty-Free beauty brand Aveda continues global expansion with Indian launch

Leading cruelty-free beauty brand Aveda has continued its global expansion with a debut on the Indian market. The US-based cosmetics company uses Indian Ayurvedic principles – utilising plants and herbs in its beauty products. Cindy Angerhofer, executive director of Botanical Research for Aveda, told Vogue: “We honour the traditional practices and uses of Ayurvedic herbs, …

5 times Miley Cyrus showed the world that vegan fashion is fabulous

Iconic vegan Miley Cyrus proves time and time again that you can both love fashion and show compassion to animals – without compromising on style. Here’s Totally Vegan Buzz’s pick of her top 5 looks donning vegan fashion. 1. All black leather and fur Miley owned these looks while promoting her new single “Nothing Breaks …

Beyond skin founder Natalie Dean: How my vegan shoe brand has thrived for 18 years in a turbulent market

Eighteen years ago, founder of vegan designer shoe brand Beyond Skin, Natalie Dean, watched a ‘harrowing’ documentary about the dairy industry. This was her vegan breaking point, pushing her from vegetarianism to a full-on plant-based lifestyle. But she quickly realised changing her diet was only the beginning. “The documentary really upset me, it tipped me …

6 of the best cruelty-free and vegan makeup brands out there

1. Kat Von D Known for her ‘alternative’ aesthetic, American animal rights activist and super MUA (makeup artist, btw) Katherine von Drachenberg is famous for her crazy shades – think cobalt blue eyebrow powders, black lipsticks, and opalescent cheek highlighters – but stocks a glorious range of classic colour palettes too. Check out the makeup …