You're used to Sans Beast being your favoured destination for vegan bags - but what about all your other cruelty free essentials? If you're looking for vegan friendly makeup, shoes, a restaurant, or maybe a book or podcast with some plant-based pearls of wisdom, the SB team have rounded up their favourite recommendations.
Vegan Makeup + Beauty
Fluff produce small runs of 100% vegan + cruelty free cosmetics + skincare. It's a low waste model, available by sign up only. Maddy is a big fan of the brand and loves their bronzer, face masks + exfoliator.
3ina are vegan + cruelty free, inclusive + ethical. Cathryn is a long time devotee of their lipsticks + blush, and we're coveting their 'No Rules Stick' for lips, cheeks + eyes.
The entire Mecca Max range moved to 100% vegan in 2018 - proof of the growth of the cruelty free movement - and we're particularly partial to the Pout Pop Lipsticks. Jennifer's favourite shade: the fabulously named 'Freedom Fighter.'
ELF - literally 'Eyes, Lips Face' - makeup + skincare is 100% vegan and cruelty free. It's budget priced with eye shadow starting at $6, so you can experiment and enjoy some cruelty free frivolity.
Vegan Friendly Apparel
Noskin make vegan shoes + sustainable apparel, designed in Melbourne and manufactured in ethical factories in Brazil + Hong Kong. Check out their Japanese selvedge denim, or our favourites: their signature Chelsea boots.
Lé Buns make swimwear, underwear + loungewear basics from organic cotton + regenerated nylon, sans nasty chemicals or animal products. Fun fact: every tonne of fishing net recovered + reused generates enough yarn for 26,000 bikini bottoms.
Vegan Candles + Homewares
Octo is based in South London, where the small team hand pours all its candles. Made from soy wax, the entire range is 100% vegan + cruelty free. We recommend the 'Italian Garden' with notes of Orange, Rosemary + Sage - citrus heaven.
Bhumi bedding + blankets are made from certified organic cotton, ethically produced in fairtrade factories. Check out their cruelty free quilts with organic cotton wadding, or for a luxe alternative to woollen blankets, we love their Herringbone cotton throws.
Plant Based Wisdom + Inspiration
Emma Hakansson details the devastating impact of animal agriculture on the planet, on animals + on people, and describes the meaningful benefits of living a plant based life. It's an inspiring + empowering read.
Liz Douglas has informative + engaging conversations with experts, activists + content creators on living a plant based life. A great listen if you're starting out and looking for vegan tips, or for reaffirming your choice to live cruelty free.
We hope you find some new vegan favourites from our team's recommendations - share yours with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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