While most famous celebrity vegan actress Pamela Anderson is ever more people adopt the vegan lifestyle. Including many celebrities are, like television presenter Ellen DeGeneres, the poker player Daniel Negreanu, actresses Ellen Page, Natalie Portman and Olivia Wilde, actors Liam Hemsworth, Casey Affleck and Brad Pitt, the director of Titanic and Avatar James Cameron and singer Ariana Grande. . Is committed choice can be motivated, among other things, ecological convictions, by a desire to change the relationship between humans and animals, or a commitment to defend the rights of the latter and oppose their treatment within the food processing industries.
If people tend to think of veganism as a diet, it is actually much more than that. Beyond food, it is a real way of life whose growing notoriety was confirmed by the word’s entry in the Larousse dictionary in 2015. The Larousse defines veganism as a «lifestyle that combines an exclusive diet of plants (veganism ) and the refusal to consume any product (clothing, footwear, cosmetics, etc.) derived from animals or their exploitation. »
The most direct impact of this choice on the daily life of vegans is food: refusal to consume products derived from animals (such as dairy products, honey and eggs), or any product resulting from animal exploitation. It also has an obvious impact on the choice of clothing: do not wear clothing made from materials derived from animals or the exploitation of animals, such as silk, leather or fur. Jewelry containing elements of animal origin such as pearls and feathers is also prohibited. When you like to take care of yourself, being vegan means carefully selecting the cosmetics and other hygiene and care products you use. In fact, veganism excludes the use of products tested on animals in the first place: vegans will prefer to consume natural products.
Fortunately for vegans, there are now plenty of alternatives to take care of yourself while following your lifestyle principles. Many brands have followed this trend, such as the cosmetics store Lush, which has launched many vegan products, including a purifying face and beard cream, Kalamazoo, rich in pineapple juice, almond oil and cocoa butter as well as a shampoo against hair loss, New, contains cinnamon and mint.
This shampoo is presented in a solid way: soap without packaging, therefore ethical, ecological and practical. More and more specialty stores have also sprung up, making it easier for those who want to combine vegan commitment and a radiant complexion, especially for men! Vegan products carry different labels that can confirm their status, such as the «vegan» label of the Vegan Society and the «Once Voice» label of the association of the same name. Other brands, such as Lamazuna, Les Happycuriennes and Pachamamai, are fully vegan brands, offering both feminine and masculine products. You will have understood, gentlemen: the world of veganism is wide open for you, even in terms of beauty and cosmetics.