What Is Vegan Nail Polish?
By guest contributor: Zoe G
That’s right, vegan isn’t just about not eating cheese and wearing hemp shoes – there’s a whole lot of choices you need to be making. And we’re just talking about putting stuff in your body that is healthy and good for the environment. Don’t ask us why nail polish still contains all these nasty chemicals – let’s move on! It’s good for our bodies, the environment and industry as a whole if we make informed buying decisions. Most products if they are green will be proud of the fact (and rightly so), meaning the labels will state that they don’t contain any of the below ingredients. You definitely want to make sure they are not tested on animals. Continue reading “What Is Vegan Nail Polish?”
By Guest Contributor: Ingrid Vercruyssen
Nowadays, it’s impossible to go anywhere without noticing the words “Ethical” and “Company Xyz” in the same sentence.
As a consumer, we have a basic understanding of “Ethical”. We know that buying such a product is supposed to alleviate some of our guilt, by doing a little bit of good, but what does it actually mean? First, let’s look at the definition: Continue reading “Ethical Fashion – What Does It Mean Anyway?”
By Guest Contributor: James Osmond
Being vegan, we choose not to eat meats, fishes and eggs. We also avoid fur, leather and wool products along with all those products that have been tested on animals. Vegan is a lifestyle choice filled with ethical notions, peace of mind, compassion for animals and positive understanding of environments. Comparatively, population of vegan people is far less than those who avail animal products.
Unfortunately, what people do not realize is that animals also feel pain, love and emotions just same as we feel, and then statistically, we butcher around 665 million animals per year in Canada for food and 3.2 million of animals are killed for testing the safety of cosmetics products that we use. Now, the point is that – is it fair to kill those innocent animals to save human life? Continue reading “Vegan Makeup Products”
By Guest Contributor: Liz Groff
Everywhere we look we’re seeing and hearing about different ways to help keep our environment green from building homes and using energy- efficient appliances right down to the clothes we’re choosing to buy and wear. Of particular interest to many are vegan shoes. Vegan shoes are designed and created in a way that make them more sustainable and, therefore, directing us towards a greener future. One company calls their process for making vegan shoes “Green Toe”. By using the most innovative construction and materials, they make their vegan shoes in a way that they will last a long time, thus eliminating the need for new shoes. Not only are these vegan shoes durable, Continue reading “The Ethical Advantages of Vegan Shoes”