What’s in my drink!?

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So it is clearly obvious that now that you’re on a vegan diet, you need to avoid things like sausages, cheese and eggs. But what about less obvious things like alcohol? Is alcohol vegan friendly? Can you still enjoy that glass of wine over dinner? …read more

Bones In My Sugar

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Sugar is carbohydrate that is found in plants and fruits. Once the juice is extracted from a plant, it needs to be processed to remove any impurities, such as colouring and minerals. In some instances, the manufacturer will use bone char. …read more

Get Inked Vegan Style

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You’ve finally made up your mind and you know exactly what you want done. Yep, you know it’s permanent and yep, you know all of the health risks associated with getting a tattoo. But did you know that many tattoo inks are not vegan? Did you know that animal products can be used from when your skin is being prepared, to the tattoo process itself and during the aftercare as well? …read more

The Big Vegan Honey Debate

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A big debate that has been ongoing since the beginning of veganism is the subject of honey. Honey is produced by bees so technically and by definition it is NOT vegan, however, just a quick google search online will come up with many arguments where vegans do allow consumption of honey. …read more

Cosmetics Animal Testing Banned!

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Labor has promised to enforce a ban on cosmetic products tested on animals! Finally, Australia is moving forwards and taking animal cruelty seriously following other countries, such as New Zealand, where after similar bans are already in place. …read more

Cancer Candles

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There’s nothing more enjoyable (well, at least it sits towards the top of our list!) than coming home on a spring evening and lighting up some amazingly scented candles. As the fragrance fills the air at home, you feel a sense of comfort and peace. But what are these fragrances and candles made of? Are they actually as good for our health as they make us feel? …read more

Simplify Vegan Chocolate Pack Winners!

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And we have our winners!  Congratulations to our awesome winners who have each won a Simplify Vegan Chocolate Pack filled with goodies from our Aussie vendors.  Please check your emails for more information. Ashley, VIC Melissa, NSW Michelle, NSW Lee, … Continued

Palm Oil: Vegan or Not?

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We’ve all heard or seen this before – vegan products advertising that they are palm oil free; or vegans on forums stating that products aren’t vegan friendly due to the inclusion of palm oil in their ingredients list. But wait a sec, why palm oil? Isn’t palm oil derived from plants? If palm oil isn’t from an animal or derived from animals, why are some vegans so adamant that it is not vegan friendly? …read more

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