Posts in Cruelty Free Awareness
Deborah DiMare Featured in Unique Homes Magazine

What image comes to mind when you think of vegan design?

I imagine ultra luxury such as a beautifully made crisp white bed or a fabulous living room with beautiful sumptuous fabrics. The feeling of any vegan space should always emit good health, comfort, happiness and an overall “feel good” environment, a space you never want to leave. Vegan design focuses on optimal health and well being.


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5 Tips To Finding Cleaning Products That Are Safe For Your Home

Have you ever checked your cleaning product ingredients only to find that there aren’t any listed? That’s because cleaning products are not required by federal law to carry a list of ingredients. It’s a mess. I can help you sort through the hype. Say goodbye to Windex!

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What To Consider When Moving With Pets

Moving, even if you’re doing it alone or with professional services, is already stressful but moving with your pets doesn’t have to be. If you’re planning to move anytime soon and you still don’t have any idea on how you can do it with your furry friends, consider these tips!

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Top 9 Vegan Holiday Gift Ideas

‘Tis the season – to buy gifts that spread the light of kindness! Here are 2017's Top 9 Vegan Holiday Gifts, because a compassionate & cruelty-free gift will always be a more thoughtful choice.

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Just Announced: Deborah DiMare Will Be Speak At The Seed Food & Wine Summit

We are so excited to announce that Certified Cruelty Free founder, Deborah Rosenberg, is going to be a speaker at the Seed Food and Wine Festiva in Miami on November 3rd! Deborah will speak amongst influential figures such as, Rich Roll & John Salley...

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Woo Bamboo Registers Our Trademark!

We are excited to announce that eco-friendly oral care company, WooBamboo!, has registered for the Certified Cruelty Free trademark! Instead of using the typical petroleum-based, non-recyclable plastic like most toothbrushes, WooBamboo! uses bamboo...

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Your Sofa Could Be Made From Dogs & Cats

June 21st, 2017 marks the start of the 9th annual Lychee and Dog Meat Festival, commonly referred to as Yulin Dog Meat Festival, a 10-day celebration held in Yulin, Guangxi, China, during the summer solstice in which festival goers eat dog meat and lychees...

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Looks Could Kill: Your Guide to Cruelty-Free, Vegan Cosmetics Lists!

Mice, fish, rabbits, rats, guinea pigs, hamsters, farm animals, birds, cats, dogs, mini-pigs, monkeys, chimpanzees – amongst other sensitive, intelligent animals – needn’t be slayed, just so you can slay (pun intended). It’s easy to splurge on make-up without a second thought about the actual cost of the product beyond your dollars.

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Bentley Goes Vegan and Leather Alternatives 101

What does the top car manufacturer Bentley and top celebrities like Beyoncé or Ellen DeGeneres have in common? THEY ARE ALL VEGAN.

That’s right! The UK-based company founded in 1919 is one of the most expensive car brands worldwide, with models retailing for a minimum of $180,000 – if you don’t opt for interior and technical customizations that is. And now, it is catering to appeal to upmarket owners demanding ethical options and their vegan customers by exploring innovative custom-made non-animal materials for its interiors...

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As Featured On PETA: The Fur Industry

Imagine that a group of strangers knocks down your front door at random and kidnaps you and your family. Not only have they invaded your home, they also have plans to use your hair for a coat, your skin for their shoes, and whatever else they choose for living-room decorations. While this gruesome scenario is disturbing and difficult to imagine happening to us Homo sapiens, it’s an everyday reality for fur-bearing animals...

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What Does “Conscious Living” Even Mean?

If you’ve listened to our podcast, you know that we’re about “conscious living,” but what exactly does that mean? I define it as making better choices; from the food we choose to nourish ourselves with to the companies we choose to support and everything in between. It’s about being more in tune with how our everyday and seemingly innocuous decisions not only effect us, but also our environment, the planet, and all the other beings we share it with. It’s also about taking that extra step and extra time to research something to ensure that animals weren’t harmed or tested on, that it was ethically and sustainably sourced, that the workers that make the product aren’t victims of child-labor or work under atrocious and appalling conditions. It’s about caring a little more...

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Stella McCartney Unveils 'Skin-Free Skin' As Leather Alternative

Designer and advocate for animal welfare, Stella McCartney, showcases cruelty-free fashion as she debuts her own leather alternative material, which she calls "skin-free skin." McCartney told The Guardian, "I am so excited that we have finally developed fabrics that look just as good as the real thing and therefore genuinely pose a question to the industry about why anyone needs to use leather any more."

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Vegan Or Real Leather?

We asked people at a gift show in New York City whether they preferred real or vegan leather. After we told them they could save 1 billion animals every year by using vegan leather, their answers quickly changed. Take a look for yourself!

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Planted In Miami Podcast: The Humane Revolution

Deborah Rosenberg has always loved animals, so after learning about the atrocities occurring in various animal industries, she quickly turned her successful luxury interior design business, DiMare Design, into a cruelty-free/vegan design brand by replacing animal derived products with sustainable alternative materials. Listen to the interview with Deborah Rosenberg...

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India & Croatia Ban Fur!

We have great news, Certified Cruelty Free followers! India has banned the imports of fur and reptile skins AND Croatia has banned fur farms. What an amazing start to the new year! India has decided to ban the import of skins such as chinchilla, reptile, fox and mink skins. It is no secret that factory farmed animals are mistreated and the methods used to kill these innocent animals are inhumane, extreme and cruel.

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10 Animal Compassionate Fashion Designers

According to Cry of the Innocent, “Every year there are over 50 million animals killed just for fashion.” Animals should never have to suffer for our fashion statements and you should never have to sacrifice your unique style and fun trends. Thankfully, you don't have to! There many amazing and often affordable humane fashion options that are becoming easily accessible. Read about 10 fashion designers who have made the ethical choice to use cruelty free materials...

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The Truth About The Fur Industry

The truth about fur is disgusting, inhumane, appalling and downright morbid, to say the least. There are no penalties for abusing animals on fur farms in China, which is the world’s largest fur exporter, supplying more than half of the fur garments imported for sale in the United States. Killing methods are extreme, unnecessary, and gruesome and there is no federal humane slaughter law that protects animals in fur factory farms...

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Carrie Fisher: An Inspiration To All Animal Lovers

Best known for her iconic role as Princess Leia in Star Wars, Carrie Fisher, has sadly passed away at age 60. Aside from being an honorable feminist public figure, Fisher has inspired many through her work as an animal rights activist. Fisher fought to end the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in which she joined a protest in front of the Chinese London Embassy...

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