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Tiege Hanley Offers Vegetarian Skin Care Memberships For Discerning Men! Many of Their Products Are Vegan!
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Augustinus Bader Aims to Become Completely Vegan By 2021! Meanwhile, They’re Vegetarian and Cruelty-Free!
You’ll Feel Virtuous When You Use Eight Saints Body Care! Their Products Are Plant-Based, Organic, and Cruelty-Free!
Hylunia Skincare Melds Ancient Ayurvedic Secrets With Modern Science in Their Vegan, Cruelty-Free Products
You’ve Probably Heard Of Queen Helene. Did You Know This Body Care Company is Cruelty-Free and Mostly Vegan?
Old Whaling Company Is a Vegetarian, Cruelty-Free Body Care Company Inspired By The Sea. No, They Don’t Use Whales!
If You Have Mature Skin, You’ll Love Boom! Their Products Are Vegetarian, Cruelty-Free, And Great For Women of All Generations!
Sageworks Organics Manufactures a Stellar Line of Vegetarian, Cruelty-Free Body Care Products For Your Every Need
Little Seed Farm: Incredibly Fresh Vegetarian, Cruelty-Free Products From a Family Farm in Tennessee!
Cheryl’s Herbs Is a Small But Mighty Herbal Company Serving Up Fabulous Vegetarian Body Care Products
Want To Feel a Bit Dangerous? Try Outlaw Soaps! Believe It Or Not, They’re Vegetarian and Cruelty-Free!
Silver Falls Sustainability Company: Top-Notch, Mostly Vegan Body Care Products With Almost Zero Waste!
You Have to Love a Body Care Company With a Name Like Meow Meow Tweet, Especially When Everything is Vegan!
Cascadia Soapery Makes Vegan Body Care Products for Hotels. Also Available at Select Online Outlets!
Renpure is a Vegan Drugstore and Department Store Line That Will Cleanse Your Body But Not Clean Out Your Wallet!
Jason turns 60 this year! There's a reason for the company's endurance -- they make a huge variety of luxurious, vegetarian body care products with high-quality ingredients that are never tested on animals. The word "Jason" means "healer" in Greek. The company's founders, disenchanted with the chemical-laden products manufactured by larger companies, set out to create offerings that would nourish the body. Their line is free from parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and artificial colors. Most of the products are vegan, with the exception of beeswax which they source in a manner that does not impact the welfare of the bees. Continue reading [...]
Small, family-owned body care companies have come on strong during the past few years, and for good reason. Their products are fresh and aesthetically appealing. The companies are often more responsive to customers' needs than larger companies are capable of being. We recently discovered Lemon Buzzz Soap, a Pacific Northwest-based company that handcrafts its products in small batches. Continue reading [...]
Himalaya Botanique is one of those rare companies that is devoted to your entire being. They believe that wellness comes from within, so they start there, and radiate outward to the rest of your body. The company has been in existence since 1930, manufacturing vitamins, herbal supplements, toothpaste, body balms, facial washes, and just about everything else you need to have radian health. Continue reading [...]
If someone on your holiday gift list is an aficionado of vegan body care products, you’ll want to purchase the purest offerings you can afford. Fortunately, the popularity of natural, cruelty-free body care lines has led to a dramatic increase in high-quality products. Here is a handy list of four gift ideas for your discerning friend or family member. You can thank us later.
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Sukin is a company that has built its reputation upon quality. This Australian-based outfit is a winner on every level. Every single one of their products is vegan. They don't use beeswax or lanolin, and don't sell to brick-and-mortar stores in China. Chinese law requires animal testing for every body care product sold in their physical locations, but this law does not apply to online sales. Continue reading [...]
Sometimes a product line comes along that is so luxurious, you want to buy everything on their website. Sibu is one such company. All of their products are vegan, with the sole exception of their healing balm stick, which contains beeswax. The founders, Bruce and Jean McMullin, traveled extensively in India and discovered the sea buckthorn berry, otherwise known as the “Holy Fruit of the Himalayas.” The plant grows wild at 12,000 ft elevations, due to the rich soil and low oxygen levels. Its bright-orange berries captivated the founders, due to the berries' medicinal properties and ability to address a host of conditions/ailments.
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Handmade products have a certain quality about them that is irresistible -- fresh, organic, fragrant, and sensual. Soapgirl Soaps look almost good enough to eat. This vegetarian company uses locally sourced ingredients that are never tested on animals. Many of the products are vegan, but goat's milk and honey are used in a few of the soaps, so be sure to check labels if you're following a vegan lifestyle.
All-vegan body care lines have become increasingly popular over the past few years, and we're delighted by this trend. It's no longer necessary to get your cruelty-free shampoo, lotion, and conditioner from the bulk jug at your local co-op. You can purchase high-quality products from a variety of companies, and their numbers are growing larger every day. Continue reading [...]
Every now and then, a line comes along which offers luxurious products that smell so fresh, you'd swear they were made yesterday by a local outlet. Soprano Labs is one such company. Based in New York City, Soprano Labs is a two-person operation, run by Inna Los and her husband Vlad. Its plethora of offerings is 100 percent vegan, gluten-free, and free from phthalates, parabens, mineral oils, and petroleum. Products are lovingly made in small batches, and none of the ingredients are ever tested on animals. Continue reading [...]
If you shop at a health food store or co-op, you've noticed Avalon's products on the shelves. They're colorful and ubiquitous, packaged inside alluring bottles of various shapes and sizes. However, you may not realize that Avalon is a vegetarian, cruelty-free company. In fact, most of their products are vegan, with the exception of their four lip balms. They contain beeswax that is obtained with minimal disruption to beehives. The company is proud of the fact that their products do not contain any products that have been cruelly obtained. Continue reading [...]
You may have seen these companies’ products on your shelves for years, or they might be completely new to you. Either way, our small list of 100% vegan body care lines is sure to impress. You can purchase items from any of these companies, knowing that you’re helping to support ethical treatment of animals. Many ingredients are organic, some are locally sourced, and several of the companies give back generously to their communities.
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WBC's motto is "Get Dirty, We've Got the Soap!" and they aren't lying. This one-woman, Idaho-based operation manufactures nearly two dozen types of soap, as well as lotion, body butter, an impressive array of bath bombs, and an exclusive men's line. It's a vegetarian, cruelty-free company that delivers the goods on a number of levels. If you're in need of some soaking luxury, WBC has you covered. Continue reading [...]
Let's face it -- you love to splurge sometimes, and you're worth it. And what part of your body is more splurge-worthy than your hair? Fortunately, splurging doesn't have to come at the cost of animals. Pura d'Or manufactures products that are vegan, gluten-free, and manufactured without the use of sodium lauryl sulfate, mineral oils, chlorine, parabens, or artificial colorings. In fact, almost all of the ingredients in these concoctions is derived from nature. Continue reading [...]
Do you appreciate companies that have a proven record of excellence? Shikai is closing in on its sixth decade of operation, and the company shows no sign of slowing down. This Sonoma County, California-based company manufactures body care products that utilize vegan, mostly organic ingredients. While exploring ayurvedic ingredients for his new line, founder Dennis Sepp, discovered the beneficial effects of shikakai flower. The traditional Indian herb is often used for cleansing hair, so Sepp decided to use it as a base in his shampoos. Continue reading [...]
You've undoubtedly seen Aveda's bottles at your favorite salon, and most likely have coveted a few of their products from the comfort of your stylist's chair. However, it's so much easier to order directly from the company's website, and you won't have to wait until the next time you have a hair appointment. Aveda's products are 100% vegan, and they recently stopped using ingredients from countries (such as China) that require animal testing. Continue reading [...]
If you're looking for a body care company that is vegan, cruelty-free and dedicated to the stewardship of each individual on our planet, you don't need to search any further than SoapBox Soaps. These folks are passionate about product quality and determined to give back generously to the global community. Every time you buy a product from SoapBox, the company gives a bar of soap to somebody in need. This includes people in homeless shelters, folks in underdeveloped countries, etc. As of this writing, in September, 2018, Soapbox has donated nearly three million bars. Continue reading [...]
Epic Suds proves that high-quality body care products don't have to come from corporations. In fact, the freshest offerings can come from family-owned companies. If you like to support small businesses, Epic Suds delivers the goods. The founder, Traci, began the company with a personal mission: to discover ways to help her son with his ADHD. She wanted to avoid pharmaceuticals, which often have unpleasant side effects. Traci hit the jackpot with lavender essential oil, and continued innovating from there. Using lavender oil as a base, she began to craft a line of soaps, aimed at folks who want natural, vegetarian products. Continue reading [...]
Andalou is your go-to company for just about everything -- shampoos, conditioners, facial masks and moisturizers, deodorants, and much more. It was founded by the same people who created Beauty Without Cruelty in 1989,(the US's first certified cruelty-free product line), Avalon Organics (the US's first certified organic personal care line) in 1999, and a host of other companies. Andalou Naturals is the nation's first Non-GMO product verified beauty brand. Continue reading [...]
Tom's of Maine will turn 50 in 2020. You've undoubtedly seen their ubiquitous products on the shelves of your local supermarket, perhaps for many years. You may have purchased a tube of their toothpaste, or several. Lots of people have enjoyed Tom's products, without knowing that they have always been vegetarian, cruelty-free, and manufactured without the use of artificial colors, flavors, fragrance, or preservatives. Though the company was acquired by Colgate/Palmolive in 2006, it remains true to its organic roots. Continue reading [...]
Frequently, folks feel baffled by the terms “vegan”, “vegetarian”, and “cruelty-free.” Many people use the words interchangeably, not really understanding the designations. The term “cruelty-free” is even more confusing. Is taking milk from a cow cruel? How about honey from a beehive?
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If you're the sort of person who likes a hint of luxury with your hair care regimen, Giovanni's products are sure to delight. You've probably seen their intriguing, wedge-shaped shampoo and conditioner bottles at your local supermarket. However, the colorful, exciting website, www.giovannicosmetics.com, offers a much larger selection of goodies that is guaranteed to make you feel like a goddess. Their 2Chic line provides dozens of luxurious offerings for every hair type imaginable. Their Eco Chic line is perfect for everyday use. Both lines are surprisingly affordable. Continue reading [...]
Alaffia is a great choice for folks who want economy, ethnic diversity, and positive social change to be part of their body care regimen. The company's products utilize all-vegetarian ingredients, and do not test on animals. In addition, their commitment to social justice is unparalleled in the beauty care industry. Continue reading [...]
Holistic self-care shouldn't cost a fortune. If you're looking for high-quality, economical vegan body care products, Nature's Gate delivers the goods. The company manufactures a wide array of personal care items, running the gamut from hand soap to toothpaste. Continue reading [...]
Often, folks shy away from purchasing organic vegetarian, cruelty-free products because of the prohibitive cost. It's exciting to discover a high-quality line whose offerings won't cause you to go into debt while you're trying to be clean, ethically responsible, and healthy. For this reason, we were thrilled to discover Desert Essence. Continue reading [...]
If you've been paying attention to the news, you may have noticed an uptick in body care products manufactured with the addition of CBD oils. CBD is derived from the hemp plant, but contains no THC. The result is a high-quality. organic offering, free from intoxicating effects, yet soothing and medicinal. Full Moon Rising mixes CBD oil with arnica to create an elixir that sinks into sore muscles, gently easing aches and pains and promoting an overall sense of well-being. Continue reading [...]
If you are a connoisseur of body care products, like we are, you've undoubtedly encountered EO (short for "everyone") in the aisles of your favorite co-op or specialty store. However, if you don't want to hunt for the products, you can find all of them on their lovely website, www.eoproducts.com. Continue reading [...]
Pacifica Body Care Products are 100 percent vegan, cruelty-free, and made with the highest standards of quality. Truly a premium line. Continue reading [...]
Two of the best things about body care products are: 1) There are so many to choose from, and 2) They don't all come from large corporations. In fact, some of the best products are handcrafted by small companies like Sage Stone Botanicals. Continue reading [...]
If you've ever stood in the shower, gazing at a bottle of Dr. Bronner's soap, you've noticed the flashy label, replete with slogans imploring you to remember that all of us are one. The company was founded in 1948 by Emanuel Bronner to help spread the message that we must all realize our unity. Continue reading [...]
If you are the sort of person who likes a venerable skincare line with nearly 40 years experience, Alba Botanica is for you! The company was founded in 1979 to create an earth-friendly brand, free from animal testing. Continue reading [...]
Do you like to support small, local companies while taking care of your body? If so, Anlea Essentials offers exactly what you're looking for. The company is a one-woman operation, utilizing pure organic ingredients to produce products that smell as wonderful as they feel. The founder utilizes raw shea butter in many of her recipes. Shea butter is one of the most luxurious substances a person can spread on her skin, and you will feel it working its magic for hours! She enhances the luxury with the Continue reading [...]
Sometimes the best goods come from small companies, since the owners are able to give each product the individual attention it deserves. Fox Island Trading Company makes everything from scratch, hand-stirred in small batches at their location on a tiny island in Washington State. They locally source their ingredients, even growing some of the herbs on their own, organic land. Though Fox Island does offer vegan items, they include honey and beeswax in several of their formulas, produced on-site in Continue reading [...]
The Pacha Soap line is wonderfully diverse, offering a variety of cleansing products that range from bar soaps to froth bombs. The company's founders visited Peru and experienced a "lightbulb moment." They noticed that the Peruvian people had a deep connection to the earth, yet had little access to clean water or jobs that paid a living wage. This inspired the CEO to develop a product that would generate money for underserved communities. Every purchase of Pacha helps fuel clean water initiatives Continue reading [...]
Are you looking for a cruetly-free, vegan body care line that is gentle on your skin but won't empty your wallet? If so, Acure is for you! The company's products are attractively packaged in sutrdy white containers, and their no-nonsense website, www.acureorganics.com showcases their products in a manner that makes them a snap to view and purchase.
We love this line. The products are mild enough to use every day, and they smell terrific! One of our favorites is the Curiously Clarifying Lemongrass Continue reading [...]
Are you an unrepentant hippie who likes to donate money to charitable causes while giving some love to your own skin? If so, this delightful product is for you! We were instantly drawn to this line when we first saw it on the grocery shelf. The packaging is cheerful and fun, with funky lettering, hand-drawn hearts, and 60’s-style flowers. Mad Hippie’s website https://www.madhippie.com/ is equally appealing, featuring more flowers, sliced fruit and peace signs. Their vibe is organic, and so are Continue reading [...]
It’s that time of year when pumpkin everything is everywhere, and we love it! As we’re buying our first vegan pumpkin spice nog of the season and making homemade vegan pumpkin spice lattes, we’re dreaming of decadent cruelty-free beauty products! Continue reading [...]
Summer is nearly over and fall is almost here, which means we’re in a sweet spot. We can still completely enjoy the beachy, coconuty scents of summertime. Yet autumn’s fragrances are around to temp us and to let us savor yummy warmth. Continue reading [...]
For many people, a good workout and a good deodorant go hand in hand. But, often, deodorants we think are helping are actually doing harm to animals and us.
Staying fresh and great smelling is important, but being healthy and keeping animals safe is a must. This is why it’s imperative you choose an all-natural deodorant and one that doesn’t test on animals. Continue reading [...]
Women in Morocco have used argan oil in their daily beauty regime for years and this luxurious moisturizing oil is sold in all of the popular markets in Provence, next to fresh lavender blossoms and rich olive oils. American women are just beginning to know the healing properties of argan oil and they’re finding out all of the ways Mother Nature provides for our care with the naturally cruelty-free beauty product.
The Argan Tree
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The list of vegan beauty products to try seems endless, which is good for the animals. We love that there are so many choices for those who want to live a cruelty-free lifestyle, and we look forward to the day when all products will be cruelty-free and we have dozens upon dozens to share with you. Continue reading [...]
It's time for our weekly vegan and cruelty-free beauty product picks. There are so many great products to tell you about, but again we'll narrow it down to a handful so you can have a short list to take with you if you go shopping - or to work off of if you shop online. Continue reading [...]
Looking for a soothing, vegan and cruelty-free, moisturizer to calm sunburned or sun warmed skin? Turn to any of the following options (which are also all natural and safe for skin). Continue reading [...]
Ready for this week’s top vegan beauty products? There are dozens and dozens of vegan and cruelty-free products we love, so it’s really hard to find top ones or “best” ones. But, every week we like to share some of our favorites with you, and this time we’ve chosen a few amazing products that are kind to animals and to people (they’re made with natural, soothing, and healing ingredients). Continue reading [...]
If you don't want to search around for a vegan and cruelty-free foot scrub, consider making one yourself. That way, you’ll know exactly what’s in your scrub, that it’s not tested on animals, and that it’s just the right texture and aroma that you want.
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Spring’s warm weather is here and the brash summer sun is just around the corner, which means many of us will need to use a sunblock to protect our skin when we’re outdoors for extended periods of time. When it’s time to cover up, sunblocks from 3rd Rock Sunblock are great vegan and cruelty-free options. Continue reading [...]
One of the best vegan lotions we’ve come across lately is a luxurious coconut hand and body lotion from Ladybug Jane, a vegan brand that offers quite a few beautiful lotion varieties as well as a great range of fun lip balms.
Ladybug Jane’s Coconut Luxury Hyaluronic Acid Lotion was on sample at our local Whole Foods Market, and with one test pump and application, we were hooked. This price for the lotion was higher than some of the other vegan lotions at Whole Foods, but we thought the purchase was worth it for many reasons. The lotion’s scent was fabulous, light and refreshing, and the formula was one of the most moisturizing we’ve felt. We only needed a little product to cover both of our hands, on top and the palms, and we instantly noticed a difference in the softness of our skin. Hydration lasted for hours. Continue reading [...]
Want more ideas for fantastic vegan beauty products to try? We thought you would, so we have a few goodies for you. The following are some vegan perfumes, lotions, and scrubs that you can either purchase in your local health food market or easily buy online. Continue reading [...]
If you love finding new vegan beauty products, check out the list below of some of our favorites. We’re hoping that you’ll discover a facial wipe, wrinkle reducer cream, or moisturizer that will become a go-to for you or at least a product that you enjoy using once in a while. Continue reading [...]
The weather is warming up, which means that many people might be breaking their deodorants out of their bathroom cabinets and using them in hopes of smelling fresh when body odor is a possibility. If you’ve been feeling the need to apply a deodorant to stay great-smelling during hot weather, or if you think you might need to in the near future, consider Dr. Hauschka’s Rose Deodorant for your next purchase. Continue reading [...]
As spring and summer approach, we’re thinking you might be looking for a vegan body lotion that you can use to get your skin in tip-top shape. We were. Because the seasons that are upon us often call for baring our arms, legs, and other body parts, we were looking for a moisturizer that protected skin from the sun and and kept it from getting dry. Continue reading [...]
Now that the weather is warming up where we live, we’re wearing clothes that are showing a bit more of our body, which means we’re trying to get our skin in perfect glowing condition. We’ve been using exfoliating scrubs almost every day lately, so that our hands, arms, neck, buns, legs, and feet will be bump-free, bright, and radiant when we step out in our shorts, tank tops, and skirts. Continue reading [...]
Are you going out for a Valentine’s Day date this year? If so, check out the following list of vegan and cruelty-free products that will help you look, smell, and feel amazing for your special soiree.
The products we’ve listed will help you with a complete Valentines’ Day skin, hair, and beauty routine so read up and figure out which ones you want to use. Then, get yourself to a Whole Foods or order the products today for tomorrow delivery. Trust us. You’ll be glad you did, because these goodies are going to have you feeling the beauty love long after Valentine’s Day is done. Continue reading [...]
Are you looking for a last-minute gift to give to a vegan for Valentine’s Day? If so, we have some ideas for you. We’ve put together a list of a few of our favorite vegan and cruelty-free skincare products, and all of these products will leave your loved one feeling, looking, or smelling loved and well cared for. Continue reading [...]
We love the idea that all beautiful things come from love. This is true in so many circumstances in life, including in the making of ‘Ohana Organics skin care products.
‘Ohana Organics is a boutique skin care company that lovingly crafts body butters, salves, and solid perfumes that represent the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands and draw from them as inspiration. It’s a line of products as pure as the Islands, one that hopefully will inspire you to seek out more beauty in your life. Continue reading [...]
Looking for another vegan and cruelty-free company to buy skincare products from? We were, so we set out to find a few great businesses we could support and share with you.
We found Hippie Heaven Natural Beauty a skincare company that makes all-natural products without using any animal products or testing on animals. Continue reading [...]
A beautiful, and great-smelling, bar of soap can add so much joy to a bathroom or kitchen. We love having vegan and cruelty-free bar soaps in our soap dishes so much that, sometimes, we take up to 20 minutes examining the selection of aromatic and gorgeous bars in our local health store just to pick out the most perfect one.
Usually, we find a handful of soaps that we could easily buy on the spot. So, we’ve found that what works best for us is simply choosing one that calls to us, either because of the scent or color (moisturizing ingredients). Then, we enjoy that bar until it’s a little sliver that we can’t handle anymore and set out to purchase another amazing one. Continue reading [...]
Bare Bones Body Care is a skincare company that creates products with sensitive skin in mind. If you suffer from skin reactions or skin allergies, you might want to check out Bare Bones and its line of cleansers, moisturizers, skin serums, and other necessities. Continue reading [...]
Sibu Beauty offers an exclusive line of beauty products that are meant to make you look, and feel, better. This cruelty-free company formulates its products knowing that, each day, we’re under constant stress from the environment and other sources. It also recognizes that the animals who share our planet with us are under stress, and it feels a need to protect the earth from damage caused naturally and by humans.
So, Sibu makes vegan and cruelty-free products that don’t clog landfills, aren’t manufactured with harsh chemicals, and are packaged responsibly. It formulates these beauty products without the use of animal ingredients and without testing on animals. Continue reading [...]
Body Crystal of California is a vegan and cruelty-free company that we recently discovered, and we’re happy we did. This company sells animal-free, all-natural body splashes, fragrances, and deodorant stones that smell amazing and look cool too. Continue reading [...]
Has your child be asking to use a deodorant? Maybe he or she hasn’t, but you’ve noticed a need for a deodorant on hot days or after a lot of physical activities.
If you’re trying to find a deodorant that’s vegan and cruelty free, and that’s made with natural ingredients so your child stays healthy, consider the following popular brands and products. Continue reading [...]
If you have a teen, or a tween, who is newly getting into choosing skincare products for herself, you might want to suggest she look at Sparklehearts. Sparklehearts is a natural and vegan skincare brand that makes products for girls that are fun, safe to use, and responsible.
There are a lot of skincare companies that put out products with the intention of luring girls into an exciting world of beauty. Unfortunately, many of these brands offer skincare products that contain questionable ingredients and are manufactured with poor ethics.
As your young girl is discovering how special it is to take care of herself and her skin, she should also know how to choose products that her health, and that of others, in mind. Continue reading [...]
Companies that offer natural vegan skincare products make us pretty happy. We love being able to tend to our skin in a healthful way while keeping the health of animals in mind. This is why we were thrilled to find out about The Orange Owl. This cruelty-free skincare line makes products that respect people, animals, and the environment. The Orange Owl skincare leave you feeling as beautiful and wise as an owl, that's for sure. So, we think once you discover this brands products, you’ll know and feel exactly how luxury vegan skincare is supposed to be made. Continue reading [...]
We have another natural and eco-friendly vegan skincare company to tell you about. It’s Suki, and it’s a brand that offers pure, honest ingredients in their products along with a commitment to human, planetary, and animal wellbeing.
Suki sells sustainable, vegan, and cruelty-free skincare to meet all of your daily needs. It offers cleansers, toners, facial scrubs, masks, moisturizers, and serums to help keep your skin healthy while keeping the Earth and animals safe. Continue reading [...]
Do you know about the Earth Mama Angel Baby line of vegan skincare products? If you do, you know how gentle they are and how they actually work like they say they will. If you don’t, keep reading because we’re going to introduce you to some amazing natural and cruelty-free products that will tend to most of the skin care needs of mamas and babies. Continue reading [...]
We love handmade beauty products. And, we especially love vegan and cruelty-free handmade-types of beauty products that are produced on a large enough scale that tons of people can enjoy them.
We recently found such a brand. We discovered Lulu & Boo, a company that crafts artisan-quality beauty items and sells them online so that everyone can have access to them. Continue reading [...]
For mamas out there who want to find vegan, and cruelty-free, products that will help their skin in a variety of mom-related situations, we suggest checking out The Spoiled Mama. This vegan and cruelty-free skincare brand offers a line of products designed to prevent and lighten stretch marks, help soothe skin while breastfeeding, and generally allow moms a bit of comfort post-baby. Continue reading [...]
If you’ve ever breastfed, or tried to, you probably know the feeling of cracked, chaffed nipples. It’s one of pain, whenever clothes rub against the breasts or even if they’re just exposed to air. It’s a hurt that’s often worsened by water hitting the nipples in the shower or the continual sucking from baby.
Even though mothers will usually live through any experience for their child, relief that can come to the nipples when breastfeeding is typically well-received. If you’re seeking comfort from sore nipples due to breastfeeding, we have a vegan and cruelty-free remedy that you may want to check out.
We recently discovered Earth Mama Angel Baby Natural Nipple Butter. This natural nipple balm is safe for babies and it brings mamas some much-needed healing. Continue reading [...]
Sometimes life is hard on a body. It presents twists and turns, ups and down, that come in the form of babies, extra weight gained due to stress, and even challenging growth spurts.
We’re not saying that we would necessarily do without any of these experiences, because we know that with change comes great people, lessons, and moments. But, we do sometimes wish we could limit the lines on our bodies that serve as hash marks for various milestones in life. We’re perfectly content keeping mental tally marks beyond minimal markings.
If you have a few stretch marks, as we do, that you’d like to see fade away even slightly, or if you’re anticipating a time in your life when stretch marks could turn your body into a permanent score card, you can use the following vegan stretch mark creams and oils. Continue reading [...]
Acure Organics is a great beauty brand. It offers cruelty-free goodies for the face and the body (with just a few made of honey, so avoid those if you like) to help you with most of your beauty needs Continue reading [...]
Have you ever used rosehip oil as a beauty product? We have and we love it. Rosehip oil is a moisturizing, amazing-smelling natural essential oil that can be an effective part of any beauty routine. It contributes needed hydration and suppleness to the face and body, and now it’s available in a line of vegan and cruelty-free skincare products from Trilogy. Continue reading [...]
If you shop at Trader Joes, you probably know that you can pick up some great vegan items at a super cheap price. We’ve found tons of amazing vegan food at Trader Joes, and lately we’ve been noticing some cool vegan beauty products there too.
We thought you might want to know about some of the cruelty-free beauty products we have our eyes on. We’ve bought a couple of things already and have plans to go back for more. Continue reading [...]
If you have a Whole Foods Market near you, you have one of the best sources of vegan beauty products available to you without having to order online. Whole Foods Market sells vegan products for the body, face, and hair. It’s a great place to pick up cruelty-free moisturizers, cleansers, shampoos and conditioners, skin serums, nail polish, toothpaste, cosmetics, and more.
There are hundreds of vegan and cruelty-free beauty products at Whole Foods that are worth mentioning. And, that’s not an exaggeration. But we thought we’d share a handful of them with you today. Then, you can go exploring on your own to check out all of the other amazing items. Continue reading [...]
We don’tk now about you, but we’re finding the dry fall weather a bit hard on our hands. And, we’re anticipating that winter weather will be just as challenging.
We wanted to find some vegetarian products for the hands that would keep them soft and protect them from the elements. We were tired of dry and flaky hands, and we needed a little encouragement that there were some super-moisturizing (and healing) products out there that could give us some relief. Continue reading [...]
For us, the holidays call for all things shimmery and glittery. If you feel this way too, and you want to include your body in the glitz of the season, you can slather it with a vegan body shimmer.
Vegan and cruelty-free body shimmers are sometimes hard to find, but we’ve located some great ones. So that you can glow this holiday season, here are some top vegan body shimmers in shades that will go with any outfit or occasion. Continue reading [...]
Looking for a yummy vegan skin scrub? Check out Skinnamon. You may want to eat it, because it looks and smells super indulgent. But, don’t. Treat your skin to this sweet and sensual product. It’s made with natural plant essences and oils that the skin all over your body can delight in. Continue reading [...]
Sometimes, all it takes to remove makeup is a bit of natural vegan cleanser and some warm water. But, if you’ve really done yourself up with super-glamorous eyes and lips, you may need a little more help taking your makeup off. It’s time like these when a vegan makeup wipe could come in handy.
We searched the web for some vegan and cruelty-free makeup remover wipes to share with you, because we’re anticipating that we might get dolled up in the near future as the holidays approach. Continue reading [...]
Have you started thinking about what you’re giving as gifts this year? We have, and we recently found some amazing vegan beauty gifts sets that we thought you might want to know about.
If you’re like us, you like to give gifts that people will love, but you also want your gifts to be cruelty-free. The vegan beauty gift sets we’re going to share with you will keep your recipient smelling and feeling good, and they’ll help keep animals safe. So, it’ll be a win-win for everyone. Continue reading [...]
Do you have a vegan that you’re celebrating Christmas with? One that loves yummy cruelty-free beauty products? We thought you might, so we put together a list of some vegan beauty and skin care items that are small enough to stuff into a stocking and fantastic enough to draw big smiles from your giftee. Continue reading [...]
Winter is upon us, which means weather is getting colder and air is getting dryer. This also means that many people may be dealing with dry skin.
If you suffer from dry skin during wintertime, either slightly dry or extremely dry skin, we have some solutions for you. We’ve found a couple of vegan and cruelty-free moisturizers for winter months that will keep your skin hydrated, soft, and supple.
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A baby’s skin is so delicate. It needs cleansing and moisturizing products that are super gentle and toxin-free. These types of products are often hard to find in traditional grocery stores and beauty stores. Throw a necessity for the product to be vegan and cruelty free into the mix and it makes things even more difficult.
If you have a baby, or are looking for a gift for a baby, there are some great products out there that meet all of the above requirements. We’ve searched and found some incredible vegan and cruelty-free baby products that also happen to be all natural and safe for babies’ skin. Continue reading [...]
Tao Vegan Skin Care products are toxin-free and on the cutting edge of the industry. They’re cruelty-free products that come from a company founded by estheticians, so you can feel confident that they work.
Tao is a vegan skincare company that we think you might want to check out for its line of cleansers, moisturizers, masks, eye creams, and more. Continue reading [...]
It’s always exciting to find natural, vegan, and safe skin products that work. We found such a product recently and wanted to share our discovery with you. We came across Hylunia Skin Care, a line of vegan skin care products that are great for all ages and skin types.
Hylunia Skin Care is a vegan skin care line that offers luxurious formulations with proven results. It’s a collection of products that are based on science, but manufactured with the health of people, the planet, and animals in mind. Continue reading [...]
If you check the ingredient in every skin care product you buy, to be sure they’re natural, you might want to look at the NYL line. NYL vegan natural skin care products are 100% natural, not partially natural or made with just one natural ingredient.
It can be difficult to determine what is a natural product and what’s not these days, because there is no regulation of the world “natural” when it comes to beauty products. Continue reading [...]
We love shopping for vegan skin care products on Etsy because there are so many good ones. In fact, one of the skin care product brands we recently found on Etsy is called Just the Goods. It’s a handmade, natural, and affordable line of cruelty-free products that includes goodies for the skin, body, and hair. Continue reading [...]
If you want to experience luxury, natural, and cruelty-free hair and skin care, try Athar’a Pure Exotic Skin Essentials products. Athar’a Pure Exotic Skin Essentials makes 100% vegan, organic, natural, and cruelty-free products that are beautiful, nourishing, and indulgent. They’re also paraben, synthetic, and toxin free. And, inspired by Ayurveda. Continue reading [...]
Zion Health, a leading natural health product manufacturer, offers an amazing line of vegan body lotions that we thought you’d want to know about. The company's Adama Minerals line of lotions combines unique ingredients and Native American remedies to make the ultimate in hydration in healing available to you.
Adama Minerals vegan body lotions are available at some health food stores in the country, such as Hy-Vee Health Food in Blue Springs, Missouri. They’re also available online. Continue reading [...]
Hands are parts of the body that seem to need moisturizing on a constant basis. Maybe it’s because we wash them often or perhaps it’s due to the fact that they’re exposed to the elements more than other areas on our bodies.
We usually need to apply cream to our hands at least 2 or 3 times a day. So, we went on the hunt for some vegan and cruelty-free hand creams that offered a lot of value for our dollar. We found some amazing ones. And guess what? We found vegan and cruelty-free hand creams that used organic plants as ingredients. Continue reading [...]
Grateful Body is pure, organic skin care infused with the life force of nature. It’s a vegan and cruelty free skin care line that offers health, energy, and vitality for the face and body, which certainly makes us grateful for these beautiful products.
Grateful Body products are formulated in a time-honored way, giving skin exactly what it needs in partnership with the laws of nature. Continue reading [...]
“Guided by nature… driven by science.” That’s DeVita Natural Skin Care. This skin care line is an advanced, certified organic, aloe vera-based line of products that’s also vegan and cruelty free. It offers the most cutting-edge results for any type of skin, driven by powerful ingredients like Hyaluronic acid, DMAE, and Pentapeptides.
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Simplicité luxury all-natural skin care has so many glowing reviews that thought we should check it out. We found that the 3 main philosophies the company commits to are beliefs that we’re feel strongly about too.
Simplicité skin care regards nutrients and antioxidants as the only source of truly beautiful and healthy skin. We tend to agree that nature knows just what’s required for gentle beauty and health.
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Does a city dweller have special skin care needs? Stark Skin Care says so. Stark Skin Care has formulated a line of natural, vegan, and cruelty-free products especially for people challenged by city living. Continue reading [...]
How would you like to receive a box of beautiful, luxurious, vegan and cruelty-free beauty products on a regular basis? All products would be vetted for quality and ethical manufacturing. And, they would be some of the hottest, prettiest, and most nourishing products that you and your skin would ever see?
This can be your reality when you sign up for a Petit Vour Beauty Box subscription. Want to know more? We thought you would. Continue reading [...]
Who better to put out a cruelty-free beauty product than a family of happy vegetarians? This is the group of animal-loving people behind Thesis Beauty, a vegan brand that is also certified organic and eco-friendly.
Thesis Beauty makes beautiful products that actually work to help you get healthy skin and hair. Each Thesis Beauty product contains active and functional ingredients, none of which are synthetic, to nourish skin and hair. All products are crafted to leave you looking stunning and glowing. Continue reading [...]
You can be pretty sure that a company loves animals if it calls itself Meow Meow Tweet. And, if it puts cute pictures of kitties and feathered friends on its product labels. Oh, and photos of other furry friends too.
And, if it shows all of these animals joyfully playing together, getting along like everyone on earth should.
We love the whimsical nature, with a serious message, that’s displayed all over the Meow Meow Tweet packaging. We adore how precious little creatures are depicted just meowing and tweeting around, without a care in the world, because that’s what we wish for animal and bird friends.
Meow Meow Tweet’s stance on veganism and kindness to animals is clear the minute you look at the brand’s soaps as well as its body care, facial care, and baby products. The drawings and text on the products invite you to join a happy, pro-animal movement that could be the norm in the world if we consumers have anything to do with it. Continue reading [...]
You may know about Hugo Naturals body, nail, and baby products. We’ve mentioned some of them in a few of our previous posts. We love them because they’re, well, natural. And, they’re cruelty free. Plus, they smell amazing and they’re packaged quite beautifully.
You may not have heard about Hugo Natural Artisan products, however. These are the products we want to talk to you about, because they’re especially stunning in appearance and they feel ultra indulgent. Continue reading [...]
Looking for a vegan beauty brand that reflects your passion for sustainability and healthy living? Try KORA Organics.
KORA Organics is a 100% cruelty-free beauty company that combines the best organic ingredients with ethical manufacturing. It serves a way for people like you to get their hands on awesome, natural and organic products for the body and the face. And, it works as a platform to raise awareness about the importance of living a healthy, organic lifestyle while being kind to the earth and animals. Continue reading [...]
It’s a good day today! We found another company selling products that are good to animals and good for people. You probably know already that we’re all about pushing skin and body care products that are vegan and cruelty free. But, you may not know that we take great effort to find products that don’t cause harm to anyone, including humans. This is why we wholeheartedly support natural cosmetics and beauty companies like Honeybee Gardens.
Honeybee Gardens provides makeup, lip care, toner, powder, soap, and even beauty tools that are safe for animals and for people. They’re made with natural, plant-based ingredients that are PETA certified and easy to pronounce.
All Honeybee Gardens products have bean reviewed by the Environmental Working Group and have a score of 2 or lower. Honeybee Gardens is Feingold certified as well. This company is one that we think you might want to check out for all of your daily beauty needs. Continue reading [...]
We love when we find small companies that take on big agendas, like keeping animals safe and committing to crafting only vegan products. We recently discovered such a company. We came across Soapy Soap Company, a (you guess it) soap company that creates 100% cruelty-free, all-natural soaps from scratch.
Soapy Soap Company doesn’t purchase a soap base to make its soap bars from. The company manufactures all of its products by hand, in small batches, so it can control the quality of ingredients and the ethical nature by which the soaps are made.
Want to hear more about Soapy Soap Company? We thought you would. Here’s what’s fantastic about this cruelty-free skin care company and how you can get some of Soapy Soap Company’s great products. Continue reading [...]
If you’re looking for a cruelty-free beauty brand that offers a full line of products for everyday use, we suggest you turn to Mineral Fusion. Mineral Fusion is a Denver, Colorado company that has sold vegan makeup and skin care items since 2007. It’s the #1 natural cosmetic company in the United States, offering products that improve your skin’s appearance and health. Continue reading [...]
Can soap change the world? Of course it can. When it’s vegan, cruelty-free, natural, and purchased by people like you who know why it’s important to support products that do the right thing.
So, who’s attempting to change things on a big-scale with small-batch soap bars? It’s Change Soap, a vegan and truly natural skincare company based out of Michigan. Continue reading [...]
Shopping on Etsy can be addicting. There are so many beautiful and creative handcrafted products available, many of which are vegan, to our delight.
We recently searched Etsy and found some cruelty-free beauty products that we thought you’d like to know about. We discovered soaps, moisturizers, scrubs, and other yummy vegan things that can keep you looking and smelling amazing, and keep our animal friends safe and alive.
So you can go crazy with vegan beauty product shopping, here are our picks for the top vegan beauty products on Etsy: Continue reading [...]
Andalou Naturals is a vegan skin and body care brand that’s sold at many brick and mortar retailers, including Whole Foods Market. Its all-natural products are also available online.
Andalou Naturals is a brand that we think you might want to turn to for many of the products you need for each day. Let’s take a closer look at the goodies for hair, body, and face that you can get from Andalou Naturals. Continue reading [...]
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 [...]
We love finding vegan skin care lines that also contain nourishing natural ingredients. So, when we came across the Carol’s Daughter line, we were thrilled. Carol’s Daughter is a cruelty-free skin care company that’s known for it’s plant-based natural beauty products. It’s been producing good-for-you beauty items for more than 20 years, giving consumers high-quality options for skin, body, and hair. Continue reading [...]
Most men’s deodorants on the market not only contain extremely harmful ingredients for humans, they’re made in ways that hurt animals. Your typical men’s deodorant contains some animal ingredients and it’s tested on animals. Not good, in as far as we’re concerned.
We know that smelling good and fresh is a priority for many gentlemen (and ladies, but from our experience, sometimes men require deodorant more than women). But, we also feel that staying healthy and keeping animals alive is a bigger priority.
Which is why we’ve come up with a list of some cruelty-free, safe-ingredient men’s deodorants that we think you should try (or you should buy for the man in your life). Continue reading [...]
It’s exciting to find a vegan beauty line with a wide range of products. Ones that can take care of your hair in many ways and also tend to your skin. Giovanni Cosmetics offers such a line. This company makes incredible products that smell good, leave hair and skin feeling amazing, and are reasonably priced as an added benefit. Continue reading [...]
There are a lot of great vegan skin care brands, but one of the best ones we’ve come across lately is Ladybug Jane. Ladybug Jane is a fun and fabulous line of lip balms and moisturizers that’s cruelty free and natural. The company is named after founder Jane May Graves, a former scientist, model, and actress. Ladybug Jane was inspired by a dream that Jane had when her mom was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Continue reading [...]
Wondering if there are any good natural vegan moisturizers out there? There are tons, and we’re going to tell you about some of our favorites. We love when we find vegan beauty products. We get ecstatic when we find cruelty-free products that are also made with natural healthy ingredients. Continue reading [...]
It can be fun to infuse the magic of the holidays into every part of your home, including the soaps you use in your bathroom and kitchen. We’ve found some incredible, yummy-smelling vegan holiday soaps that you might want to buy to help spice up your house this season. Continue reading [...]
Kids need baths. Lots of them. With each kids’ hair and bath product that you buy for their cleaning routines (and there will likely be tons of them in your child’s lifetime), you have the opportunity to support companies that are making good ingredient decisions and are going cruelty-free.
We’ve put together a list of some of the top cruelty-free kids’ hair and bath products, so that you can opt for kind versions of shampoos, sunscreens, lotions, and even skin wipes. Continue reading [...]
As we mentioned last week, We’re starting a new “best of” series. The "best of" series features our favorite vegan beauty products in each category. Last week we featured our favorite skin serum, this week we're featuring our favorite moisturizer, Prtty Peaushun skin tightening lotion.
“Prtty Peaushun” (pronounced, simply, “pretty potion”) skin tightening lotion has a raw, vegan ingredients list that is drool-worthy: arnica, calendula flower, and green tea (anti-inflammatory ingredients), Blue Vervain Leaf (relieves muscle aches and pains), and Allantoin (promotes natural production of collagen/elastin). Many even use Prtty Peaushun in their hair to benefit even further from these lush, nourishing ingredients to give their hair an extra sheen. Continue reading [...]
We've reviewed scores of vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products over the years, and it's hard to chose the best. There are so many contenders out there. But the best doesn't simply mean the most effective; our standards are higher than that. It means the most effective, vegan, cruelty-free and purest products out there. We're starting our new "best of" series, that covers our favorite vegan beauty products in each category, starting with skin serum. Continue reading [...]
Anyone who says you compromise luxury when you only use vegan and cruelty-free beauty products has clearly never heard of Mullein & Sparrow luxury vegan and cruelty-free beauty products. Mullein & Sparrow is a Brooklyn-based skin, body and hair care company that makes small batches of high quality products with high quality ingredients. Continue reading [...]
If we gave our dream list for a beauty product it would be: vegan, cruelty-free, no sulfates, no dyes, no paraben, no propylene glycol, no artificial preservatives or any other chemicals. Sound to good to be true? It's not. DermOrganic vegan and cruely free hair and skin care is all of the above. Continue reading [...]
Spring has officially sprung, which means that shorts, swimsuit and sandal season is right around the corner. Who doesn't love a little color? Whether you're looking for a deep bronze, or just a little color to ward off your winter-pale skin, we've got you covered for sunless tanner, without the guilt. Continue reading [...]
It's so easy to be dazzled by the wide array of cruelty-free and vegan beauty products on the market, that we often forget that there are simple options that do so much, while being simple and inexpensive. Continue reading [...]
Vegan deodorants seem to be the butt of many jokes. Often called "hippie crystals," the odor-control of the eco-conscious have an unfortunate reputation. North Coast Organics seeks to change the game. North Coast Organics, based in Chicago, creates USDA Certified personal care products that are organic, cruelty-free and vegan.
North Coast Organics seeks to make products that are unusually effective, while being safe and ethical. As such, all of their products are green certified, as well as USDA Continue reading [...]
We recently wrote about how the Petit Vours Vegan and Cruelty-Free Subscription Makeup Box would be the perfect holiday gift for the vegan fashionista in your life. We found another excellent subscription box that, like Petit Vour, is vegan and cruelty-free, but is more focused on bath and body products; Level Naturals. Continue reading [...]
The Perfect Holiday Gift for the Vegan Fashionista in Your Life: The Petit Vour Vegan and Cruelty-Free Monthly Makeup Box
Shopping for someone who is committed to a vegan and cruelty-free lifestyle, if it's not a lifestyle that you live, or if it's for someone who seems to have everything, can be difficult. Enter the Petit Vour box: a monthly box subscription of curated vegan and cruelty-free beauty products. The owner of Petit Vour, Madeline Alcott, is a vegan and self-described beauty enthusiast. She created Petit Vour after her own frustrating journey trying to find luxury beauty products that were both vegan and cruelty-free. Continue reading [...]
Fall means pumpkin products are front and center, making it an excellent time to discover cruelty-free and vegan pumpkin skincare products. Pumpkin is excellent in a skincare regimen for several reasons. Continue reading [...]
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 [...]
We love The Orange Owl cruelty-free and completely vegan beauty product line, and not just because of the cute name. We also love it because founder Akshata Nayak started the company with being kind to animals and the environment in mind. Akshata practices what she preaches, literally. She currently owns a holistic health practice with her husband in Vermont. Continue reading [...]
As we say "goodbye" to summer and "hello" to fall, something will be greeting us in addition to soy pumpkin lattes, hoodies, and bonfires: dry skin. Sadly, problem aeas such as ankles can get even more overlooked as it's easier to stop paying as much attention to them when we trade our sandals for boots. Continue reading [...]
We often come across vegan and cruelty-free beauty products that are done so as an afterthought, or even inadvertently. "Vegan by accident" as many know it. That is why we love finding companies who wear their "vegan and cruelty-free" badge proudly on their sleeves, like Antho organic, vegan and eco-friendly beauty products. Antho has an entire pae of their website dedicated to education of vegan and cruelty-free beauty products, and what it means to truly be both. Continue reading [...]
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 [...]
Many health-conscious consumers are always There's no denying that hot weather brings more sweat. Traditional deodorants and antiperspirants contain ingredients such as aluminum, parabens, propylene glycol and phthlates, which have been collectively linked to issues such as breast cancer, Alzheimer's disease, birth defects, central nervous system damage, liver damage, heart damage, hormone receptor disruption and cell mutation. Continue reading [...]
Summer is here and it is harder to cover up that dry and patchy skin when you have to wear less clothing. As any compassionate consumer knows, it is difficult to find a good lotion that doesn't contain lanolin, a hidden cruel contender amongst many so-called "cruelty free" lines. Continue reading [...]
Summer is here and we are head over heels for the Lush Beach Box. We all love Lush Cosmetics: between their expansive vegan cosmetic and personal care line, and their staunch stance against animal testing, they are a vegan fasionista's dream. Continue reading [...]
Nude Skincare, a vegetarian and cruelty-free skincare line, recently put its money where its mouth is: by including free samples of its star skincare product, ProGenius skincare treatment oil, with in-store Sephora purchases. Continue reading [...]
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 [...]
Jack Black Authentic and Original fills a much needed gap in the area of compassionate personal care products for men. It seems like, when it comes to compassionate personal hygiene and grooming products that are both cruelty free and vegan, men get the short end of the stick. Don't manufacturers realize that there are plenty of men who want cruelty-free skin and hair products? Jack Black (no, not that Jack Black) men's grooming products recognized the need for this type of product and have fulfilled the need with a comprehensive line of products for every need. Continue reading [...]
Handmade soaps make wonderful stocking stuffers and hostess gifts, and are a fragrant and inexpensive way to show someone that you appreciate them. Blue Balm handmade soaps are a Leaping Bunny certified, vegetarian and cruelty-free soap company that makes all of their soaps by hand, from small batches. Continue reading [...]
Is cruelty-free Christmas shopping at the top of your "to do" list? Holiday shopping for the compassionate consumer is easier than ever, as compassionate companies produce holiday specific items, and smaller items that are perfect for popping in the stocking of your favorite animal lover. Continue reading [...]
If you know a vegan who has everything, or seems to want for nothing, the Vegan Conscious Box by the Vegan Zombie may be just the thing for them this holiday season! The Vegan Conscious Box is the perfect way to ensure that you are getting the best products that are in line with their, and your, values. Continue reading [...]
Whether we like it or not, the holidays are coming fast and we can tell by the fact that virtually every retailer out there is already putting out Christmas products. We can't deny that many diligent shoppers start their holiday shopping this early, so we thought we would bring you a few of our favorite stocking stuffer ideas from the company V'TAE. V'TAE offers vegetarian and cruelty-free products that feature the most delectable and sumptuous smelling products for which you could ask. Continue reading [...]
Winter is coming and, with it comes dry skin. While many people tend to focus on skin care during bathing suit season, the fact is that harsh winter conditions can wreak havoc on skin. Brya's Soap Box has the answer to that, with a collection of lush and creamy products that are aimed at moisturizing skin and keeping it supple. Their vegan and cruelty-free formulas are full of luxurious butters and oils to protect the skin and keep the winter weather from turning it to dry leather. Continue reading [...]
Karen's Botanicals offers a comprehensive line of vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products that are full of beneficial ingredients aimed at repairing and maintaining skin. Certified by PETA as a "Cruelty Free Company," Karen's Botanicals are developed and tested on willing friends and families. Karen asserts that there is simply no need, or place, for animal testing in skin care products, and that wonderful products can be made with materials that have been used for thousands of years. Continue reading [...]
Basq vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products are quickly gaining a reputation among expecting and new moms. Created by two friends who are also moms, they created Basq due to a lack of products that they felt were truly safe and effective to use during pregnancy. While expectant moms experiencing skin changes, such as stretch marks, were in the forefront of their minds while creating their product, their products are also perfect for those who are losing weight, as well as who have sensitive or mature skin. Continue reading [...]
Argan oil has quickly become a rising star among the lineup of women’s beauty regimens, and Kahina Giving Beauty vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products uses this wonder ingredient as a staple in their product line. It started in 2007 when founder Katharine L’Heureux traveled to Morocco and discovered argan oil for herself. She was astounded at the wonderful results she saw on her skin and brought it back for her friends and family to try. Continue reading [...]
Earth Friendly Baby vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products are perfect for the parents who want to ensure that nothing but the safest and most natural products touch their baby’s skin. They offer a full line of baby creams, baby wipes, organic shampoo and body washes and organic bubble baths. Earth Friendly Baby ensures that their products are free of the common irritating ingredients found in other baby products, such as parabens, sodium lauryl/laureth sulphate. Continue reading [...]
One look at the ingredients in Apivita vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products is enough to want to start ordering their products via their website right away. Founded in 1979, Apivita got its start in Greece when two married pharmacists, Nikos and Niki Koutsianas, turned their passion for nature into a natural cosmetics company. Before long, the Koutsianas’ saw their cosmetics spread to other countries, including Sweden, Romania, Japan, Belgium, Australia, Hong Kong, Spain and the Netherlands. Continue reading [...]
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 [...]
The journey to creating Kokokahn vegan and cruelty-free beauty products began with founder Tracy Dalrymple's time in Japan. Traci was introduced to natural healing and wellness through the use of essential oils. From there, Salrymple began studying about essential oils and plants for aromatherapy and holistic healing. It wasn't long before she traveled to Bali to learn even more about aromatherapy, and that was where she found the inspiration for the name of her company, Kokokahn. It is derived from the Balinese word "kokokan," which means "white heron."
Soaptopia vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products have certainly made a name for themselves with two unique philosophies - “feel the smell” and “love and be loved, one love.” Founded out of Soaptopia creator, Jolie, having a vision to create bath products that will heal and nourish, Soaptopia opened its doors in 2004. All Soaptopia soap products are natural, vegetarian, cruelty-free and free of allergens and chemicals. Continue reading [...]
Deep Steep vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products are the answer to those who want ethical beauty products without compromising luxury. In fact, Deep Steep maintains that their vision includes two main concepts: luxury and integrity. That sounds like a winning combination! Deep Steep was founded in 2002 and offers their luxurious products in five scents, all custom blended, with organic essential oils. Continue reading [...]
Perhaps the only thing more outstanding than the quality of Organic Indulgence vegetarian and gluten-free body care products is their price! With the most expensive products priced at a reasonable $9.95, it’s hard to believe that their products are only filled with natural and organic ingredients. Continue reading [...]
If you have Celiac disease, or just a gluten intolerance, vegetarian, cruelty-free and gluten free Au Naturel Botanicals by Alexandra Avery may be just the thing for you. With a mission to produce high quality skin care only using organic herbal extracts, pure plant and nut oils, and essential oils, their line heavily relies on aromatherapy and essential oils to provide healing properties through skin contact and inhalation. Continue reading [...]
When it comes to vegan and cruelty-free beauty and health products for your baby, the pickings are slim. It seems like every baby product company out there wants to put mineral oil, a petroleum-based product that is not healthy for the skin (link to our article), in their products. Nature’s Baby Organics vegan and cruelty-free baby beauty and health products aims to provide natural, yet effective, products to keep your baby safe. Continue reading [...]
The All Natural Face vegan and cruelty-free beauty products were made for those with sensitive skin who find that conventional makeup irritates their skin. The folks at All Natural Face are one of the few companies who really gets the fact that what we put on our skin, is detrimental to our internal health. Pointing out that our bodies absorb 65% of the chemicals applied to our skin, The All Natural Face products all contain clean ingredients; meaning natural cosmetic products that are naturally occurring and not chemically manufactured. Continue reading [...]
Normally we do not review vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty product lines that are not attached to an official website because we know how much you all love to research these companies yourself! Well in this rare instance, we are going to make an exception because this company, The Dream Products, is such a great little hidden gem, that we felt it too wonderful to not share. Continue reading [...]
If you love hemp, The Merry Hempsters vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products are a journey into healing with some fun! With packaging adorned with a cheerful smiley face, The Merry Hempsters have a passion for what they do! All of their products have a base of organic hemp, and they work to make sure that their products are mostly organic, and where not organic, are free of GMOs.
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We happened upon Petal Fresh Organics vegan and cruelty-free beauty products by accident. We were at a discount store and were shocked to see a shampoo and conditioner set donning the PETA “cruelty free and vegan” logo. We were also admittedly slightly suspicious over its $3.99/bottle price tag. While we love our organic beauty products, the common downside is that they are often pricier since the ingredients are high quality and made in smaller batches. Continue reading [...]
Half of being beautiful, if not more, is being healthy. Vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products like cosmetics and perfume can only take you so far; having healthy and beautiful skin and hair is just as important, if not more so. Keeping the skin beautiful, and healing it when facing maladies such as sunburns and bug bites, is part of what Elemental Herbs does best. Where many products of this type incorporate harsh ingredients like petroleum. Elemental Herbs makes products that have the desired effects of petroleum-based products, such as locking in moisture, without the negative side-effects. Continue reading [...]
You know that you can feel confident in buying beauty products claiming to be vegan and cruelty-free when the founder herself is a vegan. Tracy Perkins launched her company, Strawberry Hedgehog, out of frustration with misleading packaging claiming to be vegan and cruelty-free, when they were not. Before too long she began making her own body care items and was in demand by friends and family for the goods. Continue reading [...]
We especially love supporting small businesses that create cruelty-free, vegan beauty products. While there are many cruelty-free, vegan beauty companies that have successfully transitioned from small company, to large, mass-distributed, operations, we often see it go bad. The Body Shop proved as much when they decided to sell themselves to infamous animal-testing company, L’Oreal. Continue reading [...]
Synthesis 345 vegan and cruelty-free beauty products begins with the promise “to nurture every ‘body’ with the purest of care”. To that end, the company has an impressive product line that is as safe as it gets, and fulfills on its promise by using the highest-quality, natural ingredients, and shunning the harmful chemicals often found in beauty products. Continue reading [...]
We knew when we saw that Brown Earth natural and organic vegan and cruelty-free skin products was certified by the Vegan Society that they took their commitment to animals seriously. The only way to get that certification is to be completely free of animal ingredients and animal testing, and Brown Earth is clearly proud that they are free of both! Continue reading [...]
Oh My Heavenly Hair vegan beauty products (OMHH) lives by the rule that organic and vegan does not have to mean “crunchy granola,” and in fact, can even be chic. Free of nasty chemicals like sulfates, their vegan and cruelty-free hair products are full of nourishing ingredients such as vitamins, panthenol, herbs and organic botanicals. Following the philosophy of the ancient Indian holistic healing tradition, Ayurveda, OMHH deeply values their non-profit giving programs as a way to be healthy on the outside and the inside. Continue reading [...]
Tata Harper vegetarian, cruelty-free skincare is certainly making a name for themselves. Having already been featured in Vogue, Marie Claire, Lucky magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Magazine online, Elle Magazine online and many more, this Vermont-based beauty company is doing it right with a simple philosophy: women should look and feel beautiful without compromising their health. Situated on 1,200 acres of farm land, most of the ingredients are grown right there on the farm. Continue reading [...]
We thought we’d take an opportunity to review some men’s products since we tend to focus so much on products that are mainly intended for women. As tough as vegan, cruelty-free products can be to find for women, they are even tougher to find for men. We were excited to find out about the Herban Cowboy company, devoted to vegan, cruelty-free products for men. Founders Luke and Lisa started the Herban Cowboy on just a few thousand dollars, working out of their log cabin on a dirt road. The entire line was created in their kitchen, with Luke and Lisa both bottling the products by hand. Continue reading [...]
What makes Lilywhite Organics vegan beauty products different from the rest is that, where others use water, they use 100% aloe vera juice. Aloe vera juice is excellent for the skin, with many benefits including reducing wound healing time, reducing inflammation and stimulating growth of new tissue. Additionally Lilywhite Organics points out that, unlike water, aloe has over 75 vitamins and nutrients. Continue reading [...]
Suds! vegetarian, cruelty-free bath and body beauty products were created from the founder’s realization that, while she ate healthfully, it didn’t matter if she was using beauty products that were full of chemicals. Armed with a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering, the founder started Suds! with a commitment to products that are free of nasty detergents and artificial preservatives, colors and fragrances. Instead, Suds! vegetarian, cruelty-free bath and body beauty products contain moisturizing oils and butters, essential oils and natural colors and fragrances. Continue reading [...]
Much of the appeal of only using vegan and cruelty-free beauty products is that supporting small business often goes hand-in-hand with this lifestyle. Rather than buying beauty products containing nasty chemicals from big box stores, there is a sense of accomplishment in buying beauty products that are both healthy and supporting those who are making an honest living. Well, you will find both of these with Green Girl Basics vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products. Continue reading [...]
Live Clean vegan beauty products has a philosophy that is right in their name: to live a life that is clean of unhealthy, unnatural chemicals and pollutants. Live Clean produces nothing but natural, vegan and cruelty-free beauty products that are free of nasty ingredients like pthalates, parabens, petroleum and sulfates. Whenever possible, their vegan products include ingredients that are certified organic and they ensure that all of their plant-based products have not been tested on animals by them, or their suppliers. Continue reading [...]
Voodoo Beauty vegan products is a small beauty company located in beautiful Sonoma County, California, and is committed to high quality skincare at affordable prices. Promising vegan, cruelty-free beauty products that are free of nasty ingredients like parabens, bismuth, talc, mineral oil, synthetics and toxins, Voodoo Beauty vegan products are committed to being cruelty-free and as earth friendly as possible. Continue reading [...]
HerbZone vegan beauty products promises right up front no animal products, no animal testing and 100% natural ingredients. With a variety of vegan, cruelty-free products such as vegan beauty masks, vegan hand butters, vegan soaps, vegan shower oils and vegan acne care, they have something for everyone! Continue reading [...]
With a name like "Gourmet Body Treats", using these vegan, cruelty-free products feels like an indulgence! Founded in 1998 by Waleska Agosto, she was looking for a product that she could safely and comfortably use on her rosacea-prone skin. She knew that, in order to accomplish this, she would need a product that would be free of all synthetics and chemicals, and contain nothing but natural ingredients that came straight from the earth. Each product is poured and packaged by hand and tested on humans, not animals. Continue reading [...]
You know that a vegan beauty company, like Eco Sevi, really has the best interest of animals in mind when their line was originally intended as all natural products for the family dog! When owner Sevi began handcrafting products for her beloved German Shepherd, Mundo, it was not long until friends and family started making request for human products of the same grade. Continue reading [...]
Wellinhand Vegan Beauty Products offers an expansive line of vegan beauty needs that are backed by extensive affiliations and certifications. They have been certified cruelty-free and awarded the coveted seal by the Leaping Bunny, are a member of PETA, certified vegan by Vegan Action, are a founding member of the Green Products Alliance, are a member of the Natural Products Association and have an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Continue reading [...]
With summer coming, conscious consumers are looking for products that will both protect them from harmful rays from the sun, and be cruelty-free. Jill Stack Naturals vegan sunscreen fulfills both of those needs and contains gold! Why gold? Continue reading [...]
With the philosophy that humans make better guinea pigs than actual guinea pigs, Vibrant Naturals vegan beauty products takes a natural approach to their vegan bath and body products. With no factory, the husband-and-wife team lovingly handcrafts their products to ensure that they meet the company standards of quality every step of the way. Continue reading [...]
Hugo Naturals vegan and cruelty-free beauty products proves that natural can still sound delicious. All of their products are made from natural, vegan ingredients that are free from parabens, sulfates, silicones, pthalates, synthetic surfactants, artificial colors and fragrances, and other nasty chemicals. Further, their products are all cruelty free, soy free and gluten free. Continue reading [...]
When Peter Lamas set out to create his all natural, vegan beauty product line, it was after experiencing several tragedies at the hands of harsh chemicals. His mother was diagnosed with bone cancer after years of exposure to harsh chemicals at a paper mill and his three sisters were all diagnosed with breast cancer in their 40’s after regular exposure to chemical farm fertilizers. As the hairdresser for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, he regularly dyed her hair, only to find out that her doctors believed that her early diagnosis of, and ultimate demise from, Non-Hodgkins lymphoma cancer was partly due to the chemicals from her hair dye Continue reading [...]
Nature’s Gate vegan beauty products was founded with the idea that they would use nature as their inspiration. The original founders used to collect rainwater and blend it with herbs they found in their herb shop. Today, the same philosophy goes into the making of their vegan and vegetarian beauty products, and they still use natural ingredients in each of them. Continue reading [...]
Yes To vegetarian beauty products was founded with the idea that they wanted an effective line of natural skin and hair care products, as well as a company that is focused on positivity and offers reasonably priced products. Consisting of four main brand names, Nourishing (carrot), Soothing (cucumber), Clear Skin (tomato) and Age Referesh (Blueberry), Yes To has twice been awarded PETA’s “Best Beauty Brand." Continue reading [...]
Golden Path Alchemy Vegan Beauty Products has a very clear list of what they won't do. They won't test on animals, they won't use synthetic materials or chemicals in their beauty products, and they won't package their products in anything but recyclable glass and recycled labeling. Continue reading [...]
Jason vegetarian and vegan beauty products have been around since 1959, and have developed a product line that is free of animal by-products, synthetic colors and synthetic fragrance. Additionally, Jason vegetarian and vegan beauty products website states repeatedly that they do not engage in any animal testing in the development of their products. Continue reading [...]
We have received word that The Body Shop sold themselves to L'Oreal cosmetics. L'Oreal cosmetics is not cruelty-free and even though The Body Shop continues to be cruelty free, we will no longer list them on this site because their parent company is not.
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Dermae vegan and vegetarian beauty products are committed to providing its clients with products that are both effective and natural. Dermae vegetarian and vegan beauty products begun their journey to store shelves in the 1960’s, when the founding Stern family began to use Vitamin E as a topical application for skin health. Continue reading [...]
With the raw food movement becoming more popular, many new companies are emerging with beauty and healthcare products made from raw and living ingredients. Raw foodists in the movement eat a diet that partially or completely consists of unprocessed raw food; usually vegan. They believe that cooking food above 115 degrees Fahrenheit destroys all of the natural enzymes in the food, thus causing it to lose its nutritional value.
Along those lines comes beauty lines using raw and living ingredients. Continue reading [...]
With summer upon us, now is the perfect time to start getting your body ready for bathing suit season. Enter MOOM vegan body hair removal system; an organic, gentle, and effective alternative to harsh waxes, depilatories, and razors. Continue reading [...]
Zosimos Botanicals vegan makeup is a must-buy for those who not only love vegan makeup, but for those who love to support small businesses. Zosimos Botanicals has a strong commitment to environmental responsibility as, not only are their handcrafted cosmetics and skincare products all filled with plant-based, raw ingredients, but the studio out of which they work is 100% wind-powered. Continue reading [...]
Kalliste organic and vegan skincare products is a line of eco-conscious products, in gorgeous, gift-worthy, packaging. And not only would this fashionable packaging spruce up any Easter Basket or Mother's Day morning, most of it is made of either recycled or biodegradable materials. Continue reading [...]
Max Green Alchemy, a vegan makeup and hair product company, is a true gem to the vegan community. Their approach to beauty is simple; they should "respect our internal and external environments without sacrificing effectiveness or lowering expectations." Continue reading [...]
Reading the credentials of Morrocco Method Raw and Vegan Hair Care is like stumbling across the resume of the perfect job candidate. They tout their product as being, "100% Natural, raw, vegan, Green, Wild Crafted Organic, and Fair Trade." Continue reading [...]
With a simple philosophy of, "Safe cosmetics are a consumer's right and our earth's rightful due", OSEA brand vegan skincare line draws from the invigorating and healing properties of the ocean. Proudly proclaiming their line as both certified vegan and cruelty free, the company is also a fervent protector of the environment. Continue reading [...]
At first glance, it looks like this products creators forgot to hit "spell check" before they had the packaging printed for "Prtty Peaushun" skin tightening lotion (pronounced, simply, "pretty potion"), but this wonder lotion, raw and vegan, comes backed with an ability to do something for which many women vie: the ability to conceal minor imperfections on the body, while making the skin glow. Continue reading [...]
Elemis vitamin rich body lotion is made with all natural ingredients that are safe for vegans and vegetarians. Ingredients include carrot seed, wheat germ, sweet almond oil, minerals, phospholipids, and vitamins A, E, and beta-carotene.
Whole Foods has a great selection of Premium Body Care products made just for those looking for organic body lotions, including vegans, vegetarians, and individuals that opt for a cruelty free lifestyle. Continue reading [...]
Scented with pure peppermint oil, Lucky Tiger peppermint shampoo & body wash is made with vegan and vegetarian ingredients such as olive oil, coconut oil, and rosemary extract. Continue reading [...]
Some of the most effective hand lotion ingredients for healthy skin and a number of skin conditions include aloe vera, oatmeal, salicylic acid, rosemary, lavender, vitamin C, vitamin E, olive leaf, red clover, gotu kola, zinc, and omega 3 fatty acids. Continue reading [...]
Although there are many vegan and vegetarian soaps to choose from, some are more popular than others. Aunt Ann’s Garden Soap is an industry favorite. Continue reading [...]
In addition to all natural and organic ingredients such as tea tree oil, chamomile, goldenseal, and hamamelis (all help fight acne-causing bacteria), acne body lotions may contain alcohol and either salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, or isotrenion. Continue reading [...]
Calamine lotion may also help treat bites and stings, sunburn, blisters, and acne. Made with active ingredients Calamine and Zinc Oxide, calamine lotion is also considered a skin protectant. Continue reading [...]
You should make sure the skin is clean and exfoliated before application. Do not apply indoor tanning lotion in a steamy room. If you do, you can get sweaty which can cause streaking and spotty areas. Continue reading [...]
The Cucumber Melon product line creates a light and refreshing experience. A body lotion, hand soap, hand cream, bath gel and body butter is available with the refreshing Cucumber Melon scent.
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Organic lotions are an excellent solution to skin problems and help reduce dry skin, eczema, and acne issues that can be worsened by the ingredients found in the many lotions available at local retail outlets.
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Cruelty free soaps and shampoos are pretty easy to find if you look at ingredients, labeling and check company websites for information on the products. Many companies will advertise that they are cruelty free in order to gain business from the vegan and vegetarian population. Continue reading [...]
Are you a vegan, vegetarian, or simply someone interested in using products that are not tested on animals looking to find a deodorant that will fill this need as well as match your personal body chemist