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Party & Book Signing for My DIY Beauty Book at Herbivore Tomorrow!

Hey, Portland area peeps!!! Please join me tomorrow at The Herbivore Clothing Company (1211 SE Stark St. Portland, Oregon 97214 – part of the vegan mini mall) from 4-7 pm for the launch of my book The Compassionate Chick’s Guide...
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September 23, 2016By Leave A Comment!

Kat Von D Beauty Will Soon Be Completely Vegan

Laika, one of my faaavorite vegan lifestyle magazines recently interviewed Kat Von D (highly revered tattoo goddess and vegan beauty queen) for their latest issue (on newsstands now), and in the article, Kat announced that she plans on reformulating her...
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July 18, 2016By 1 Comment

Announcing 2016’s Lush Prize, A Fund Helping Eradicate Animal Testing

For the last 20 years, Lush has been fighting the cruel and ineffective practice of testing cosmetics on animals, and in 2012 they created the Lush Prize with the goal to completely eradicate the use of animals in all chemical testing. Every...
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July 13, 2016By Leave A Comment!

Obama Signs Bill to Minimize Animal Testing

Jason Snyder/CC BY 2.0 EeeEee, animal lovers, it’s time celebrate a huge victory in the U.S. – yesterday President Barack Obama signed a new chemical safety law that is intended to protect Americans, our land, and our waters from...
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June 23, 2016By 1 Comment

Congress Moves to Limit Animal Testing in U.S.

Jason Snyder/CC BY 2.0 Omg, you guys, is a path to end animal testing in sight? Last Tuesday, the Senate gave final approval to a bill that will revamp government regulation of toxic chemicals, and it’s currently making its way to President...
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June 13, 2016By 2 Comments

Australia to Ban Cosmetics Testing on Animals!

Amazing breaking news from Humane Society International (HSI) – Cosmetics testing on animals will be banned in Australia by July next year! The Coalition government, the Labor Party and the Green Party have all committed to ending cosmetics...
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June 9, 2016By 2 Comments

Amazing News: Obama Signs Law Banning Microbeads

Microbeads have been on my sh*t list since I first found out about them. They’re tiny synthetic plastic particles used as an abrasive in many mainstream personal care and beauty products like soaps, facial scrubs, and toothpaste. The...
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January 1, 2016By Leave A Comment!

Eco&more Becomes First Chinese Company to Join PETA’s Cruelty-Free List

Last year, China introduced a new rule for domestic cosmetics companies, giving them the option to bypass animal testing for their products. The first company to step up to the plate is Shanghai-based personal-care company Eco&more. They...
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December 1, 2015By 1 Comment

Vegan-Friendly Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

If you’re lookin’ to score some redonk Black Friday & Cyber Monday beauty deals SANS the chaos and straight up insanity of standing in gnarly long lines at the butt crack of dawn in brrrr-ass temperatures, I gotchu. Feast your...
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November 27, 2015By 1 Comment

My Vegan Family Was Featured in Definition Magazine

EeeEee, I’m excited to announce that the entire VBR posse at Camp Cuddlebear (a.k.a. mi famila) was featured in the latest issue of Definition Magazine (a vegan fitness magazine for women) – WOOT! My homegirl Christy Morgan wrote...
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August 15, 2015By 4 Comments

#BeCrueltyFree USA Campaign Welcomes Humane Cosmetics Act to End Cosmetics Animal Testing in U.S.

Whoa, exciting things are in play regarding animal testing and cruelty-free beauty! Just last week, a bill was launched in Canada to ban animal testing for cosmetics, and this week, the U.S. is launching an equally awesome bill, the Humane...
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June 23, 2015By 1 Comment

Senator Stewart Olsen Launches #BeCrueltyFree Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing and Trade in Canada

Humane Society International and Animal Alliance of Canada worked closely with the Senator to make this legislation a reality Montréal (June 18, 2015): Today Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen (Conservative – New Brunswick) launched a bill to prohibit...
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June 18, 2015By 1 Comment
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