All posts tagged Vegan Body Care

Indie Vendor Profiles: Q&A with The Fanciful Fox

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It’s time for another Indie Vendor Profile! If you missed our first profile in this special series, click here to catch up. Our second featured vendor handcrafts the most amazing bath and body care products. Take a moment and get to know the mother & daughter duo behind The Fanciful Fox.

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Primal Pit Paste: Review + Giveaway

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Despite the mass quantities of lovely plants we eat on a daily basis, not all vegans smell pretty. Take me, for example. When the sun shines in Portland, I am either riding my bike, backpacking in the mountains, or walking around in search of the perfect vegan doughnut (or cookie, or brownie, or pizza). Hours later, a sniff or two is all it takes for me to realize that I STINK! Not to worry, because I recently discovered my new favorite deodorant brand, which just might become your new favorite too!

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Shea Butter: Tips for Softening & Soothing from Head to Toe

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Confession: Despite my love for the great outdoors, I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to extreme cold. The past week has really tested my tolerance with snowfall happening on several occasions here in the Pacific Northwest. And since my main mode of transportation is my bike, the harsh elements of Mother Nature are taking a serious toll on my lips, face, and hands.

If temps are drastically dropping in your region as well, you know what I’m talking about. But there’s a solution–Shea butter–and I promise it works! If you aren’t familiar with the magical benefits of Shea butter, read on for a little beauty lesson.

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I’m an Essence of Vali Girl – Review of Sleep & Relief Lines

>>Save 20% off Essence of Vali with code VEGAN – Expires Sept 13, 2013 <<

I’m always looking for beauty and wellness products to add to my repertoire. I love discovering new vegan products, so when I was asked to check out Essence of Vali, a line of 100% natural products for health and wellness that uses the healing energy of plants, I was intrigued. Essence of Vali has different blends such as Balance, Calm, Detox, Refresh, and Passion, all of which have different products within the line for various issues you may be having or just to improve your daily life. I was lucky enough to check out items from the Sleep and Relief lines.

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How to Care for a Vegan Tattoo with Brooklyn Grooming Balm

I was lucky enough to take a weekend trip recently to Victoria BC, which is not only home of vegan curio Sarah’s Place, but also home of vegan owned tattoo shop, Tattoo Zoo. This trip was planned around a guest spot at Tattoo Zoo by an amazing vegan tattoo artist, Eckel, who I’ve been wanting a tattoo from for years. Now, you may be wondering why I keep using the word “vegan” in association with tattoos. Unfortunately, not all inks and balms used in tattooing are without animal products. In fact, some black inks have bone in them, so do your homework, and check this out for more information. After 4 1/2 hours under the needle, I am thrilled to have a tribute to my Nana and a 100% cruelty free tattoo!

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Playing with PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics

As a vegan beauty product obsessive, it’s only natural that I take on a review of Peacekeeper Cause-Metics. Now, you may be thinking, “Cause-Metics”? Yes, you read that right. Peacekeeper is the first cosmetics company to give donations to Human Rights issues for Women; not only do they make beauty products, they do beautiful things for women in need.
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