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Speick Sun Offers Reef and Coral-Friendly Vegan Sun Protection

Health conscious consumers are often, and correctly, concerned about the use of sun care products. But it can be difficult to find natural sunscreen products which are both effective against UV rays and suitable for vegans. German company Speick SUN allows consumers to enjoy the sun naturally, and in addition the products are sustainable, having received several sustainability awards including Green Product Award 2017.

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Vegan Silk Made from Tofu Residues

High heels, sneakers or winter jackets; there is now a vegan alternative to almost every garment and animal-derived material. There are also textiles which have been on the market for a long time, but are only now attracting attention as a result of the vegan boom. Soy silk is one example.

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LA: Vegan Fashion Week Rundown

From 6th February, the first Vegan Fashion Week makes its grand debut in Los Angeles, in a collaboration between fashion and activism, in the form of a four-day experiential tribute to animals.

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How Orange Peels Can Become a Luxury Scarf

The innovative use of unusual plant-derived raw materials in the textile industry is still in its infancy. However, production residues such as fruit peels and fruit stones, which are by-products of food processing, are increasingly attracting the attention of textile producers who transform natural resources into new materials. These include the Italian company Orange Fiber, which uses groundbreaking technology to process orange peel into high-quality textiles.

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Marks & Spencer Expands into Vegan Footwear

Marks & Spencer has announced that it will be expanding its vegan-friendly options into the footwear category, in response to an increased interest in vegan-friendly products from customers. An extensive array of styles, available across Womenswear, Menswear and Kidswear, will be identifiable by an M&S vegan logo presently used within their food products.

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Vegan Beauty as a Leading Trend

The beauty and personal care market has seen a huge rise in new vegan products in 2018. In the 12-month period ending January 2018, vegan beauty products in the UK have seen sales rise by 38%. Consumers are consciously seeking plant-based and cruelty-free products for ethical, environmental, or trend-led reasons, and the global market has been quick to respond.

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