Medical Review Board

By Liis Hainla. Updated: May 2023.
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At Vegan Avenue, we strive for factual and correct information. We do our best at all times to provide content that has been fact checked and medically reviewed by doctors when needed.

Our medical reviewers are experts in their fields, with relevant education, work history, and research. Our experts keep their knowledge up to date by reading new literature and research on their field when they are published.

As we write about multiple topics about vegan lifestyle, we employ experts on variety of fields, such as board-certified dermatologist to review our cosmetics content, cosmetologists for makeup and nutritionist to review our nutrition content.

We only trust peer reviewed and scientific resources. And of cours quotes directly from experts. That is how you know the information you read on Vegan Avenue is trustworthy.

Our articles that have been medically reviewed will feature a tag “Medically Reviewed by” in the byline. Also, we include the date when the article had been reviewed at the end of each article.

If you spot something that you think needs a third look, do not hesitate to contact us and we will address the correction.

You can read more about our editorial guidelines here and about Vegan Avenue here.

Dermatology & Skincare

Below are our medical reviewers for cosmetics, dermatology and skincare.

Dr Shimona Garg, MBBS, MD

Board-Certified Dermatologist

Dr Shimona Carg, MBBS, MD

Dr Shimona Garg is Vegan Avenue’s dermatological medical reviewer. Shimona Garg is a board-certified dermatologist and cosmetologist having graduated from the University of Punjab with an MBBS and MD.

Shimona Garg’s research has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, such as Dermatologic Surgery, International Journal of Trichology, Pigment International, and The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. Shimona Garg operates in a clinic in Chandigarh. Read more about Shimona Garg here.

My name is Liis. I have been a vegan for a long time and I advocate for the vegan lifestyle. Through Vegan Avenue, I aim to provide quality information about vegan products and bring attention to amazing vegan companies.