Going vegan can be a daunting prospect, but reading cookbooks like The New Vegan is a great way to start learning.
Time to announce a winner!
Did you know the average woman uses a dozen products containing 168 different ingredients which include phthalates (plasticisers), parabens (preservatives) and artificial fragrances? Yuck! Luckily, The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty by Sunny Subramanian is here with tips and recipes to help you say goodbye to those nasty ingredients and hello to crafting your own vegan beauty bliss.
Aside from the food part of my 30-day vegan challenge, I would like to talk about an aspect of the vegan and clean lifestyle that many people might not think about when first making the switch — what’s inside our everyday beauty products.
It sucks that most of the skin care, shampoo, makeup, etc. that we buy at the grocery store is made with chemicals that are harmful to our body. Plus, some are tested on animals. Because of this, I have recently made the switch to natural shampoo made with no sodium chloride, sulfates, dyes, harsh salts, parabens, or gluten!