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Veganmania! In Britain, Sales Surge During Veganuary

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During Veganuary—during which thousands of British consumers eschewed animal products—sales of vegan cosmetics at pharmacy chain Superdrug increased 750%, reports Livekindly.

Sales of the company’s own Optimum Phyto Sleep Facial Oil increased 669%, while sales of its Naturally Radiant Brightening Hot Cloth Cleanser were up 137%.

Around the global 250,000 people signed up for the campaign, a testament to the growing power of vegan beauty. Last year, Superdrug opened a vegan outlet in London, stocking only cruelty-free makeup, skin care and perfume, among other beauty items. All of the products in its B. range—including lipstick, foundation, face masks and serums—are vegan and cruelty-free.