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Hourglass cosmetics to become world’s first luxury vegan make up brand

Fashion & Beauty

Hourglass cosmetics to become world’s first luxury vegan make up brand

Luxury make up brand, Hourglass has announced its move to become a fully-vegan company. Back in 2017, the leading cosmetics company shared its intentions and they are now following through with their plans. The full range will be completely vegan by the end of 2020, with 80 per cent of its products already vegan. This…

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Cruelty-free brand Lush launches reusable, zero-waste lipstick case

Favoured cruelty-free brand, Lush, has announced the launch of its new zero-waste lipstick case. The product is inspired by 1950’s make up, and the case is made from aluminium and brass, 40 per cent of which is made from recycled materials. The product is designed for the brand’s Naked Lipstick refills, and is plastic-free. How…

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Lush removes egg from entire product range

Global cosmetics retailer, Lush, has announced that it will no longer be using egg in any of its products. Lush previously used free-range eggs in some items, and during their search to switch suppliers, the company faced up to the truths of egg production and took the decision to remove it from some products. Acknowledging…

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Innovative vegan silk added to new beauty range

Silk is an ingredient that is often used in beauty products, but the barbaric practices of the silk industry make and it being an animal-derived product means it is unsuitable for vegans. Silk is produced by silk worms, which are boiled alive in their cocoons for the material to be extracted – to make just…

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Selfridges announce ban on selling exotic skins

British department store, Selfridges, has announced today that it will ban the sales of exotic skins and begin phasing out products made from python, alligator, and lizard and crocodile skin. Selfridges buying director Sebastian Manes commented: “We are dedicated to being at the very forefront of future-thinking retail. For us, that’s where luxury is defined…

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Fashion retailer Boohoo ditch wool following vegan exposé

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Updated 19th February 2019: Boohoo retracted their decision to stop using wool, following backlash. The company issued a statement, saying: “Boohoo continues to assess all options as part of its ongoing commitment to a more sustainable future.” 💕 We wanted to let you all know a little more about our ongoing commitment to a sustainable future.…

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Vegan Fashion Week debuts in LA for fashion-meets-activism tribute to animals

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The world’s first vegan fashion week took place from 1st-4th February 2019, dedicating a platform to share the most innovative in vegan fashion, fronted by designers and creatives with a passion for ethical couture clothing. The event was held prior to New York Fashion Week to give like-minded designers and activists the opportunity to share…

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Birchbox launch limited edition vegan beauty box

Birchbox, the UK’s no.1 beauty box has launched a limited edition box, filled with natural, vegan beauty products. Priced at only £32 with £163 worth of plant-based beauty products, the box is certainly good value for money, with the nine full size products inside. View this post on Instagram Meet the Natural Edit. Every product…

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Burberry Put an End to Using Fur and Will Stop Burning Excess Stock

High-end fashion brand Burberry has announced today that they are eradicating the use of fur in their products. They join several other brands that have made this decision, including Gucci, Versace and Michael Kors. Unfortunately, these brands still use leather, but removing fur and ending their contribution to this practice is a step in the…

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New Vegan Beauty Box Launches in the UK

A new vegan beauty subscription box service has launched in the UK, amid the rise in demand for cruelty-free beauty products. Subscription services are a great way for beauty lovers to get a selection of products each month, with companies tailoring boxes to the customer’s needs. However, many of these boxes aren’t vegan, but the…

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Are Unilever and L’Oréal Jumping on the Vegan Bandwagon?

Veganism shows no sign of slowing down, and more brands are noticing this as an opportunity to cash in. We’re all thankful for the brands that have vegan beliefs at heart, who are supplying us with innovative new products increasing the availability of vegan items. Of course, all businesses are in it to make a…

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ASOS Updated Animal Welfare Policy Includes Silk, Mohair and More

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Online retailer Asos have updated their animal welfare policy and added silk, mohair, cashmere, shells, teeth, animal bones and horns, and feathers and down to their policy. The new policy will come into effect in full from January 2019, and products will no longer be sold on the site. In a statement shared with just-style,…

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