American Provenance believes in making the finest products possible, and doesn't think you should harm animals or sacrifice quality to do so. That's why their products are 100 percent cruelty-free, all-vegan except for a few items that contain beeswax (such as their lip and beard balms), and made without nasty ingredients like phthalates, heavy metals, artificial colors, or other artificial ingredients. They pay their employees a fair wage and make everything by hand. The result is a line you'll come back to again and again.
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Bambu Earth is a body care company with a mission -- to revolutionize the industry with products that are ethically sourced, sustainably harvested, and handcrafted. This outfit believes everyone is inherently beautiful. It is their mission to enhance the beauty that already exists inside each individual. To that end, they manufacture a line of products aimed at all parts of the body, from head to toe. Everything they offer is vegan, except for a couple of items that contain beeswax. Continue reading [...]
So many deodorants are made with harmful products like aluminum, which can clog your pores. Sometimes body care companies add harmful chemicals to stop your body from perspiring, which can do even more harm. Native knows how important it is to smell good, take care of your body, AND protect animals, so they do all three at the same time. Though this company specializes in deodorant, they offer a large assortment of toothpastes and body washes, as well. Customers rave about all of Native's offerings, and it's easy to see why. Continue reading [...]
Shankara's motto is: "Pure Beauty With a Fully Blossomed Consciousness", and they mean every word. Their products are PETA approved, which means zero animal testing. 40 of their 46 products are certified vegan, and the other six are vegetarian (containing milk protein, yogurt, or honey). The company manufactures its line according to ayurvedic principles, using all-natural, biodegradable ingredients. 100 percent of their proceeds fund global non-profit humanitarian projects, implemented by the International Association for Human Values. That's some serious dedication!
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Beauty isn't a matter of size or age -- it's all about how you feel. You'll feel like a goddess when you use Lime Crime's sensational, vegan cosmetics! Every one of their products is completely vegan and cruelty free. This means that Lime Crime uses no carmine (crushed-up beetles), lanolin (derived from sheep's wool), beeswax, or whey. The company is certified by both Leaping Bunny and PETA. They are truly passionate about protecting animals while creating high-quality products to enhance their customers' well-being Continue reading [...]
Sometimes, the best cure for stress is to just relax in a hot tub and let your cares melt away into the bathwater. The Smith and Vandiver company realizes this fact, and have concocted a host of bath products that will ease your anxiety and relax your tired muscles at the same time. All of their bath care offerings are vegan, as are most of their other items. Everything is cruelty-free, so you can chill, knowing that your comfort doesn't come at the expense of animals. Continue reading [...]
We love to buy from family-owned companies. Not only does our support help to keep the spirit of entrepreneurism alive amongst small businesses, but the products tend to be fresher and of higher quality than ones made by large companies. JES Organics takes pride in manufacturing products without the use of parabens, hexane, sulfates, synthetic fragrances, phthalates, dyes, or petrochemicals. They use only the highest quality organic botanical ingredients, none of which are ever tested on animals. Their line is extensive, as they offer everything from makeup to bar soaps. You'll have a hard time purchasing just one item. Go wild!
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Natural body care can be fun, and no one knows this better than Twisted Tomboy. This woman-owned company began in 2012, when the founder's daughter insisted that her mother help her sell homemade lip balms and sugar scrubs. The two of them threw themselves into their new project with a passion. Before long, the founder was selling freshly made beauty care products to resorts, boutiques, grocery chains, and many other places. Continue reading [...]
Modern men are exhibiting an increased interest in plant-based body care products, along with a growing social conscience. We applaud this trend! Olivina Men, a vegetarian, cruelty-free company with its finger on the pulse of male grooming needs, has come on strong during the past couple of years. Most of their products are vegan, and all are of extremely high quality. The company claims that their inspiration comes from the tradition of the craft cocktail. We can get behind anything inspired by craft cocktails, and feel certain many guys will agree. Continue reading [...]