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Is vegan beauty set to hit the mainstream?

Is vegan beauty set to hit the mainstream?

With participation in Veganuary at an all-time high this year, beauty industry giants and small cosmetics businesses alike are foregoing animal products more than ever before. Just two weeks into January, and #Veganuary2021 has already amassed a whopping 53K hits on Instagram, and almost five million views on TikTok. The...

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Michelle Obama’s lipstick collab is encouraging voter registration

Michelle Obama’s lipstick collab is encouraging voter registration

The former First Lady has partnered with a Black-owned, vegan, and cruelty-free cosmetics brand on a lipstick that supports When We All Vote's new campaign. With election day only two months away, social media has been flooded with reminders from celebrities, public figures, and friends alike to vote. Amidst the current turbulent political climate between Trump and Biden, it’s never been a more crucial time for US citizens to exercise...

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Counterfeit beauty products booming amid Covid-19

Counterfeit beauty products booming amid Covid-19

The pandemic has caused a dramatic rise in the production of non-authentic goods worldwide, but technology is here to save the day. Alongside the obvious surge in online shopping during lockdown, counterfeit beauty products are on the rise, specifically targeting those new to e-commerce. And, with a recent report from GlobalData which predicts that internet purchases will account for over 15% of all UK health and beauty spending by 2024,...

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Black-owned fashion and beauty brands to support now, and always

Black-owned fashion and beauty brands to support now, and always

If you're currently looking for a way to effect change, redirecting your economic resources and supporting black-owned beauty businesses is a great place to start. The pressing question ‘how can I help?’ is one that’s been dominating social media lately. As protests calling for an end to police brutality and justice for George Floyd’s murder continue to take place across the globe, there exists a variety of ways in which...

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‘Plastic-free’ considered most essential factor when buying beauty products

‘Plastic-free’ considered most essential factor when buying beauty products

According to a new survey, consumers are more concerned over whether or not beauty products are plastic-free than vegan, natural, or ethical. Here's a list of Thred's favourite conscious cosmetics brands and what they're doing to reduce the industry's environmental impact. It’s well known that the booming $500 billion a year global personal care industry relies on plastic. And, despite the eco-movement that has since sprung up to combat this,...

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