Go Vegan this January

The start of a new year is the perfect excuse to try new things and challenge yourself. We love how Veganuary uses this time to introduce tens of thousands of people to the vegan lifestyle. According to their website, “Veganuary’s founders, Jane and Matthew, knew that month-long pledges were not unusual, but felt that it could be done differently, and perhaps more successfully, by focusing on the month of January; a time for resolutions and new beginnings.” The global charity aims to provide recipes, a starter kit, vegan myths, and other information about why and how to go vegan. We were so inspired by Veganuary that we created our own helpful tips to go vegan this January (and beyond).

Make a #WoolFreeWinter Pledge

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It is possible to cozy up in colder months without wool sweaters or accessories. The Chunky Knit Cotton Crew by Everlane is the perfect cruelty-free pullover to get you through the chill. It’s made from 73% cotton and 27% nylon and you can stock up on three available colors. Check out PETA’s website for more information about #WoolFreeWinter and how you can spread the word.

Swap Out Some Beauty Staples

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Image Credit: R&Co

Is your daily shampoo and conditioner vegan and cruelty-free? If not, now is the perfect time change your routine! We absolutely love R+Co‘s products. We recommend the Bel Air Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner duo.  They calm frizz, smell amazing, and are made with hibiscus extract, damson plum, and rice extract.

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Image Credit: Osea

Another easy way to veganize your beauty regimen is with a vegan moisturizer. Osea Atmosphere Protection Cream is a lightweight daily formula that protects against environmental stressors. It’s made with nourishing ingredients like USDA Certified Organic Algae, Shea Butter, and Avocado Oil.

Treat Yourself to Vegan Leather Boots

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Let’s be real, you can always use a new pair of boots. This Veganuary, invest in a cruelty-free pair. We’re totally obsessing over everything Collection&Co right now. Especially, the Flora Off-White Ankle Boot. It’s made with gorgeous white faux leather, a rubber sole, and a contrast heel.

New Year, New Wallet

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Image Credit: Jill Milan

If you’re the kind of person who carelessly throws your wallet in you purse, stuffs it full of loyalty cards, and occasionally takes it out as a mini clutch (guilty!), it might be time for a new one. Start the new year with a quality vegan wallet, like the Ladies Continental Wallet from Jill Milan. It’s made with Italian microsuede, organic cotton, and premium gold hardware.