Santa Barbara’s First-Ever Vegan Chef Challenge

Over the last decade, living the vegan life has become easier, more prevalent, and more accepted by the mainstream. In fact, it's been a while since someone asked us where we got our protein. One way to help promote veganism is to share some tasty vegan food with a friend or neighbor, showing just how easy and delicious our lifestyle can be tends to win hearts and minds. Vegan Chef Challenge was born of this idea. It all started in Sacramento, CA and was created to bring the vegan and nonvegan community together and give chefs a fun way to get their creative juices flowing with new vegan...

Dry Brushing for Glowing Skin

The Healing Art of Dry Brushing Revealed
From teeth to hair and even nails, we use a variety of brushes every day in our self care rituals. Undoubtedly, it is hygienic to brush. But, have you ever brushed the largest organ of your body? Yes, we're talking skin. And not with a loofah and water, but with a dry brush that looks similar to the one you brush your hair with. If you’re hearing about dry brushing for skin for the first time, you are going to be amazed at how awesome a new brush can make your skin feel! Disclaimer - if you have extremely sensitive skin, dry brushing may not be for you. We recommend starting softly...

10 of Our Favorite Vegan Instagram Accounts

Going vegan changed the way we look at food, and we're finding more interesting options than ever! Moreover, the vegan folks we follow on social media have some amazing photos and content to share. Scroll down to see ten of our favorite vegan Instagram accounts  - and don't forget to add them to your feed! Ten of Our Favorite Vegan Instagram Accounts and Everything We Love About Them We follow hundreds of gorgeous and delicious vegan Instagram accounts - and there are lots more! This list is a handful of our favorites, based on diversity of cuisine, frequency of posts, and photographic...

Vegan Cuts Beauty Box Review

In the land of beauty boxes, Vegan Cuts offers a larger quantity of products in each box; 4-7 items rather than 4 or 5.  They explain on their website that product sizes will range from deluxe sample, travel size, and full size totaling at least $30 in value and sometimes far exceeding that amount.  Further, the shipping is always free.  I was less than impressed with Vegan Cuts response to a specific question in their FAQ section. With each box including more products of varying sizes, the tradeoff is that VC lacks consumer customization for varying skin tones and complexions.  That, by...