Veganism is on the rise in the UK with 3.5* million Brits on the meat-free bandwagon. To mark world Vegan Day which is taking place TODAY! (Thursday 1st November) we have put together a list of the top products for you to try out this month.
Vegan Food & Drink Faves
Soylent, soy based meal replacement – Silicon Valley sensation Soylent launched in the UK last month and has made waves amongst the press. On sale through Amazon UK this ready-to-drink meal replacement makes eating on the go even easier with each bottle designed as a complete vegan meal, packed with 20g of protein and 26 vitamins and minerals.
Linda Mccartney Vegan Beef Roast – Winter is finally here and what better way to warm up than with a hearty roast? Vegans can look no further as the original food pioneer, Linda McCartney has produced a succulent vegetarian beef-flavour roast made with rehydrated textured soya protein and onion; finished with a red wine and shallot glaze. On sale in Waitrose, Ocado and Sainsbury’s for £3.50.
Rebel Kitchen Chocolate Mylk – This November, go for a simple yet super tasty organic chocolate mylk from Rebel Kitchen. With organic coconut milk, the dairy, gluten and nut-free drink will curb your chocolate cravings to one side and act as delicious pick me up throughout the day. The product is available in Waitrose for £1.70.
Baileys Almande – Why wait until Christmas to indulge in Baileys when you can try the vegan-friendly version today? Baileys Almande is a delicious and light tasting spirit from made with real almond milk. This smooth spirit blends the luscious, nutty flavors and real vanilla to create a versatile drink. It offers all the luxury of Baileys in an innovative new way, meaning that this world vegan month and festive season, no one misses out on the treat.
It is available nationwide in all major retailers for £20.00.
Halo-Top ice cream – Available in Toasted Coconut, Peanut Butter Cup and Sea Salt Caramel flavours, these are the first vegan releases by lower-calories brand, Halo Top. As well as being lower in calories than most other conventional ice creams (vegan or otherwise) they are also high in protein and, most importantly, delicious even in the cold weather!
Vegan Beauty Faves
Real Techniques | Everyday Essentials – The perfect starter kit for makeup newbies, the Everyday Essentials features five bestselling tools to create any beautiful look. The Everyday Essentials set features the 200 Expert Foundation Brush, 300 Deluxe Crease Brush, 400 Blush Brush, 402 Setting Brush, and Miracle Complexion Sponge, and what’s better, the entire range of bestselling brushes are vegan. RRP £19.99 available at Boots & Superdrug
Tropic | Skin Dream – Press pause on the beauty clock with Tropic’s Skin Dream Age-defying Firming Cream Concentrate. Enriched with powerful exotic ingredients to minimise the signs of ageing, this concentrated, blue-hued dream cream is the key to true beauty sleep. £42.00 available at www.tropicskincare.co.uk
Noble Isle | Tea Rose Collection – Noble Isle is a quintessentially British brand, which combines the finest fragrance natural extracts with the best of design to create a luxurious collection of unisex bath, body and home fragrance products. All of their products are cruelty-free, vegan & environmentally friendly, free from parabens and use fine fragrances specifically sourced within the British Isles. £38.00, available at www.nobleisle.com
skyn ICELAND | Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels – An entirely unique skincare brand borne out of the need for everyday solutions to the damaging effects that stress can take on the skin. The brand aims to combat dull, depleted and dehydrated skin powered by a specialised blend of highly-targeted, potent natural and clean ingredients. With a pledge to always be vegan and cruelty free, skyn ICELAND will also leave skin feeling super hydrated and nourished. £25.00 available at Marks & Spencer.
P’URE Papayacare | Papaya Lip Balm – P’URE Papaya’s vegan Lip balm nourishes, soothes and hydrates chapped lips! Most lip products contain a base of petroleum jelly that don’t actually penetrate or moisturise lips, they sit on the surface as a barrier until they are wiped off or ingested. P’URE Papaya Lips not only nourishes and moisturises the skin on lips, it contains a natural wax that helps to protect them. £5.99, available at Holland and Barrett
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