Symphony is a Southern California native who is passionate about health and wellness. She enjoys writing, living in California, and sharing her vegan lifestyle. Symphony graduated from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.
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Fashion & Beauty
25 Black-Owned Vegan Beauty Brands to Support Right Now
While signing petitions and donating to organizations is great, giving money directly to the Black community is also important. Why keep filling the pockets of giant companies, when you can support these smaller businesses? Check out this list of fully vegan brands including makeup, hair care, skin care, shower products, and more.
8 Vegan-Friendly Makeup Brands You Can Find at the Drugstore
One might not think of drugstore beauty products as vegan-friendly, but read on to discover what may become your next favorite inexpensive and cruelty-free makeup brand.
7 Cruelty-Free Vegan Sunscreens for Summer 2020
It’s always important to put on sunscreen, but not all sunscreens are vegan. We did the research for you and rounded up seven vegan and cruelty-free brands to keep you protected this summer.
12 Cruelty-Free Skincare Brands We Love
Whether you’re looking to make a switch to cruelty-free products or are a long-time vegan searching for a new brand, here is our list of cruelty-free and vegan-friendly skincare brands to try.
Food & Drink
10 of the Best Store-Bought Juices
Store-bought, bottled juice is a quick and easy way to contribute to your daily nutrient intake. Here are some of the top brands to look for at your local market.
18 Fast Food Restaurants with Vegan Options
More and more fast food chains are adding plant-based options to their menus and we're here for it! Check out this roundup of 18 fast food spots that have what you’re looking for—from burgers and fries, to pizza and breadsticks, and milkshakes, and ice cream.
9 Best Places for Vegan Nachos in Los Angeles
The nachos on this list are nacho average nachos (see what we did there?)–they’re the best vegan nachos in LA, and they’re fully loaded, waiting to be devoured. P.S. it might be hard to pick which to try first, so why not just plan on trying them all?
10 of the Best Vegan Avocado Toasts in Los Angeles
Pretty much everyone knows how trendy avocado toast is. So who doesn't want to be trendy and go eat some avocado toast? We rounded up 10 spots to head to for vegan-friendly avocado toast in the LA area, to make it easy for you.
Starbucks Launches New Vegan Iced Guava Passionfruit Drink
Starbucks recently debuted a new menu item that happens to be vegan—their Iced Guava Passionfruit Drink.
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara Help Beyond Meat Donate 1 Million Burgers
Actors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara recently partnered with Beyond Meat on their Feed A Million+ pledge.
San Francisco’s Smitten Ice Cream Launches N’Ice Cream
Silicon Valley ice cream startup Perfect Day has partnered with Smitten Ice Cream in San Francisco to launch dairy-identical vegan “N’Ice Cream” in four flavors—Brown Sugar Chocolate, Fresh Strawberry, Coconut Pecan, and Root Beer Float.
VegFest LA to Host Virtual Event This Sunday, May 17
VegFest Los Angeles will be hosting a virtual festival online this Sunday, May 17 from 12-3:30pm Pacific Time.
8 Vegan Candle Brands That Are Better Than Bath & Body Works
Nothing sets a mood like candles. Unfortunately, many are made with beeswax or animal fats. Luckily, there are a handful of vegan alternatives utilizing soy wax, carnauba wax, and similar products instead. Here’s our list of vegan-friendly brands.
7 Cruelty-Free Toothpaste Brands
Whether you’re a new vegan looking to switch your toothpaste or literally anyone looking for a healthier and safer product, here’s a roundup of some go-to vegan and vegan-friendly brands to try.
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