Review of Akamai Essentials Kit

As someone who embraces the concept of minimalism, I was excited to check out the natural personal care brand Akamai and try their Essentials Kit.

Mainstream personal care products are definitely not minimalist in the sense that they contain unnecessary chemicals that pollute our bodies and the environment. Some of these eco-nasties include phtalates, parabens, fragrance, and triclosan – all listed as potentially hazardous by the Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep Database.…

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A Vegan’s Take on Okja

Before seeing Bong Joon-ho’s film Okja, produced by Netflix, I didn’t know what a potential game-changer it might be for the vegan cause. I’d heard a little here and there about the film, knew it was a part Korean, part American sci-fi film centered around a girl and a genetically-modified pig-like animal and that it involved a struggle between a vigilante animal rights group and Big Ag. I held off on watching it at first, …

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