I just finished reading POWER VEGAN: Plant-Fueled Nutrition for Maximum Health and Fitness by Rea Frey (vegan nutrition specialist, sports trainer, and hottie boombalottie), and lemme just say, I (belly jigglies and all) am INSPIRED! The book covers everything! You could be an omni/vegan/raw vegan/breathatarian/whatevs, and this book is going to motivate you to get active, [...]
Chloe’s Kitchen is seriously one of my favorite vegan cookbooks ever! Chloe is beyond adorbs, her recipes are hella yumz, and her cookbook is packed full of beautiful scrumptious deliumptious drool-worthy foodie pics! I’m a novice in the kitchen… actually, my cooking sucks undercooked vegan spaghetti balls. Chloe’s recipes give me hope, though! I [...]
Once upon a time, I was at an Animal Acres event in Acton, CA, chillin’ with the piggies and moo-moos, and when grub time rolled around, they had this funny, quirky energetic chef, who went by “The Sexy Vegan” (Brian Patton), demo and make us all an insanely delish spread. I remember thinkin’, “this guy needs [...]
I recently received a review copy of Vegan Desserts: Sumptuous Sweets for Every Season by Hannah Kaminsky—and oh-em-gee, I think this book might be my favorite vegan cookbook ev-ah!
First, lemme preface this review by saying that I have zero (maybe even negative zero… wait, that’s still zero) cooking skills and finesse when it comes to [...]
I ♥ Melisser! She’s not only one of the most kick-ass chiquitas in the vegan blogosphere (check out The Urban Housewife), but she also has a fantabulous, comprehensive guide to vegan living—The Vegan Girl’s Guide to Life. Melisser’s book covers all the basics of veganism in a fun, colorful way featuring DIY [...]
As you can see, I’ve been on a DIY beauty products kick. If you’re like me and you’re sick of high-priced, chemical-laden cosmetics & skin care, and you prefer the DIY satisfaction of concocting your own naturally fresh beauty potions, homemade beauty recipes are the way to go! Sometimes the beauty products I make at home [...]
Our skin absorbs 60% of everything with put on it—it’s scary to think about how many products (many of which contain toxic carcinogens) we use on a daily basis. Take a second to count the products you use just while you’re bathing (shampoo, conditioner, soap, shaving cream, shower gel, hair mask, etc.). I use 6-7! [...]
The Kind Diet is a wonderful how-to guide for a vegan lifestyle. It makes going vegan easy and fun. The Kind Diet (retail: $29.99) is available at the Vegan Beauty Review Store (under books) for $17.54 (with free shipping).
Longtime vegan, hardcore compassionate beauty junkie, serious cake aficionado, and lover of all things floofy [...]
Lily Organics has a complete line of cleansers, moisturizers, creams, mists, exfoliant masks and oils. Everything is handmade fresh every week and is grown (“seed to shelf”) on Lily’s own certified organic farm. Yay, we love Lily! Her line is cruelty free and has pure botanical essential oils. Lily Organics will help make you look [...]
Authors Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin are two beautiful skinny bitches who wrote a book called Skinny Bitch. It’s written with such in-your-face crass, and to-the-pointedness that you know these skinny bitches are keepin’ it real. With chapters like “Sugar is the Devil,” “Pooping,” and “Don’t Be a Pussy,” you know you’re in for an [...]