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iEG Crush: Meet Hooves Vegan Shoes


This week we chatted with London-based vegan shoe company, Hooves. We loved their passion for creating a high quality, cruelty free product that could stand up to all the leather shoes out there in terms of durability, warmth and style. The company has a KickStarter going until March 3rd (link below) and we think they deserve all the support we can give them as they launch their spring line. Read on to learn about their mission and what makes Hooves stand out among the competition. Continue reading

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Ask the Vegan: Can I Still Be Vegan If…


This statement is a controversial one. There is a fine line between sticking to a plant-based diet and avoiding animal products and byproducts entirely. I am going to refer to this as the “vegan line.” Continue reading

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Weekend Beauty 101: Chocolate Coconut Sugar Scrub

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Skin is weird. Oftentimes, in the summer, our skin tends to become dehydrated. Air conditioning and excessive sun exposure all lead to dry skin. On the other hand, some may think that winter might be the polar opposite (don’t excuse the pun — it’s clever) but that’s not the case. Continue reading

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Weekend Beauty 101: Original Sprout

A big thanks to our friends at Original Sprout HQ!

Our hair is a crucial factor when it comes to our appearance. Why else would we allow dead strands to dangle from our follicles? It just looks good. Another thing about hair — it can be a pain to maintain. Continue reading

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iEG Crush: Nuttin Ordinary


There’s certainly nothing ordinary, but definitely something delicious, about Nuttin Ordinary’s raw, vegan cheese. Made with a winning combination of certified organic cashews, Himalayan salt, nutritional yeast, and a special probiotic blend, Nuttin Ordinary is free of dairy, preservatives, and, as the company proudly states, guilt. One tablespoon only has 40 calories, which is reassuring since I couldn’t stop eating it. Continue reading

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Compassionate Rapper: An Interview with Vegan Boss

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I recently had the pleasure of chatting it up with very up and coming rap artist, Vegan Boss! His music is definitely in the ears of many within the vegan community, even catching the attention of hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. His music is now starting to make its way into the mainstream as he’s currently working on a new project. Continue reading

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