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Essential Oils to Harmonize the Mind and Body

Using essential oils is a great way to bring harmony to the mind and body. This type of healing, called aromatherapy, can promote a peaceful mental and physical state and offer balance for the body’s systems. As we breathe in certain scents that have distinct harmonizing properties, we can facilitate a positive change in the mind and body. Continue reading [...]
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Grasse Roots Perfumery Vegan Perfumes

Are you looking for a great vegan perfume? Turn to Grasse Roots Perfumery. Grasse Roots Perfumery manufactures lovely perfume oils and perfume balms in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. The company’s name comes from Grasse, France, which has long been thought of as the center of the perfume world. Continue reading [...]
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5 Natural Vegan Oils for the Body You Should Know About

If you’re looking for natural, vegan skin care products, some of the best are pure essential oils. Essential oils are usually single-oil or multi-oil products that are just that: oil. They don’t typically contain any other additives like parabens, synthetic ingredients, preservatives, or other lab-created substances. They’re almost always straight from nature (plants only) and they’re not tested on animals, unless you come across some funky product from a questionable brand. Essential oils are sourced from flowers, trees, shrubs, and other plants that offer beneficial properties for the skin. They’re essences that are good for you, so you don’t have to worry about any harmful chemicals (again, make sure they’re from a company that sells pure products). Continue reading [...]

5 Cheap Cruelty-Free and Vegan Beauty Tips and Tricks

Often in our quest to find vegan and cruelty-free beauty products, we forget that the simplest ingredients and products work wonderfully to keep us looking our best. We spend so much time looking for products with the most natural and minimal ingredients, it's easy to forget that these products are often in our own pantries. Here are a few of our favorite beauty tips and tricks that are kind to animals, and your bank account. Continue reading [...]

5 Cruelty-Free and Vegetarian Products You Must Have in Your Desk

We've all been there, halfway through our work day we take a look in the bathroom mirror and realize that our eyeliner has slid down under our eyes, or we look a little tired from pulling an all-nighter the night before. Here are 5, must-have, cruelty-free and vegetarian beauty products to keep in your desk. Continue reading [...]

Lavanila Shows That Perfume Can Be Both Vegan and Cruelty-Free

Anyone who is vegan and/or a consumer of only cruelty-free products knows that it is difficult to find a fragrance that is both vegan and cruelty-free. So when we find products that meet the full criteria, such as Lavanila, we literally jump for joy. Continue reading [...]

‘A Perfume Organic’ Brand Cruelty Free and Vegan Perfume

Finding vegan and cruelty-free body fragrance can be difficult because fragrances often contain animal parts, such as anal sacs. On top of that, harsh ingredients, such as phthalates, petroleum and acetone are commonly found in commercial fragrances. That is what drove A Perfume Organic creator Amanda Walker to create a perfume that is organic, vegan and cruelty-free. She has quickly gained the attention of the beauty world by creating 100% organic fragrances in ecological packaging, which is unusual in the fragrance world. Continue reading [...]

Divinity Veganatural Cruelty Free and Vegan Beauty Products

When a baby is born with food sensitivities and eczema, what is a parent to do? Well for the founders of Divinity Veganatural cruelty-free and vegan beauty products, the answer was to start a business! Making their daughter what is now their signature balm, Babylove balm, the couple launched their new company in 2003 with the goal to make “compassionately crafted body care remedies.” Their products are aimed to cure topical ailments for all, from baby to grandparents. Continue reading [...]

Yummy Suds Vegetarian and Cruelty-Free Aromatherapy Mists

We love finding small businesses that make vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products. Supporting small businesses is important to us because they know the importance of honoring their ethical commitments to their customers. They understand that this is how they keep their customers! Yummy Suds vegetarian and beauty products is one such company that exemplifies this philosophy. Continue reading [...]

Zerran Hair Care Reform Treatment; the Cruelty-Free, Vegan Brazilian Blowout Alternative

Who would have thought that there would be a cruelty-free, safe and vegan Brazilian Blowout alternative? Well, thanks to Zerran vegan hair care’s, Zerran Reform, those who crave straight, manageable hair, can have it without all of the harsh chemicals. The well known Brazilian Blowout shot to fame by giving those with curly or frizzy locks a permanent hair straightening treatment, however it has recently come under fire for the dangerous chemicals contained within it, namely the high presence of formaldehyde. Continue reading [...]

Kobashi Vegan, Cruelty-Free Essential Oils

If you are looking for a scent sensation that does not compromise quality for cruelty-free, Kobashi vegan, cruelty-free essential oil products are the answer. Making beautiful smells since 1985, Kobashi is committed to the highest quality products that are free of unnatural chemicals, such as pesticides or herbicides. In fact, any ingredients secured from outside sources are tested in-house and if any trace of chemicals or pesticides are found, then the ingredient is not used. Continue reading [...]

Dolma Vegan Perfume and Aftershave

While there seems to be an increase of options for vegan and vegetarian cosmetics, there seems to be less thought given to vegan fragrances. Dolma vegan perfumes and aftershaves promises products that are both vegan and cruelty-free. Continue reading [...]