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Does Ethical Fashion Have a Photoshop Problem?

Does Ethical Fashion Have a Photoshop Problem?

One of the main goals of the growing ethical fashion movement has been to make ethical fashion look like ‘regular’ fashion. Desperate to wash off an “earthy” label, sustainable fashion brands are aware of the fact that they are already sticking out – and when it comes to certain aspects of their brand image, they...

Is Your Glitter Makeup Bad for the Planet?

Is Your Glitter Makeup Bad for the Planet?

As restrictions begin to ease around the world and the re-opening of nightclubs and re-launching of events beckons in many countries, our makeup routines have had a much-awaited switch-up. Gone are the days of lounging around bare-faced in pyjamas – we’re ready to face the world again, and when we say “face”, we often mean...

Can Vegans Get Botox?

Can Vegans Get Botox?

As a lifestyle philosophy that goes beyond what’s on our plates, veganism also extends to our wardrobes, our travel plans, our home décor and our beauty routines. The latter have in recent years commonly come to include so-called ‘tweakments’ – injectables such as Botox and fillers being among the first to come to mind. These...

5 Animal Attractions to Avoid As We Return to Travel

5 Animal Attractions to Avoid As We Return to Travel

The world is cautiously opening back up: as vaccination programmes are rolled out worldwide, travel looks like it might soon be on the cards again. But as we prepare to take off towards new destinations, all giddy with post-lockdown excitement, let’s take with us the knowledge that, hopefully, the pandemic has imparted upon us. The...

Why Standards and Certifications Are No Guarantee for Cruelty-Free Fashion

Why Standards and Certifications Are No Guarantee for Cruelty-Free Fashion

In 2015, sustainably minded outerwear brand Patagonia cut ties with its “ethical” Argentinian wool supplier, Ovis 21, after a ground-breaking investigation into the supplier’s operations showed sheep being mutilated and skinned alive. The event shook the world of fashion – Patagonia was long known as a brand with sustainability and ethics at the forefront of...

Why You Should Be Using Vegan Makeup Brushes

Why You Should Be Using Vegan Makeup Brushes

As opposition against animal testing for cosmetics continue to soar, choosing cruelty-free makeup is a given for most consumers, and brands are scrambling to label their products vegan and/or free from animal testing. But ethical beauty concerns more than the product itself. The tools used to apply it are also a factor, and not everyone...

How Minimalism Can Be Bad for the Planet

How Minimalism Can Be Bad for the Planet

A clean, clear space. A stark, pared-back interior. A capsule wardrobe filled with only high-quality, beautifully made essentials. A kitchen stocked with a few carefully selected essentials, and a pantry full of glass jars rather than throwaway plastic containers. A bathroom cabinet carrying a couple of well-targeted products in beautiful, environmentally conscious packaging. Sounds appealing,...