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PETA supporter, animal rights activist, and gorgeous vegan Alicia Silverstone
announced that she would be releasing a line of eco-friendly, cruelty-free cosmetics, we were stoked. She's been our homegirl in the fight for animal rights for
years, and we're happy to support her efforts. Plus, we love opportunities to
encourage cruelty-free living. But it got us thinking: Why is it tough to find
cosmetics that are good for animals and the
we like to make kind shopping easy, we rounded up a batch of cruelty-free,
eco-friendly products for you to try, including one of Silverstone's new
products. Check 'em out, then share with your friends so we can all pamper
ourselves while being kind to animals and the Earth.
Peach Soap by LUSH
your citrus fix with the Each Peach massage bar, made with fruity avocado and
mango kernel butters, cocoa butter, and shea butter. LUSH does not test on
animals, and all its products are organic and handmade.
Radiance Refining AHA Cleanser by Sevani Botanica
certified cruelty-free, and crafted with organic ingredients, this cleanser
will leave your face and your conscience squeaky clean. Bonus: It can also
double as a pore-refining antioxidant mask.
Fruits Night Balm by 100% Pure
skin care doesn't stop when the sun goes down. This balm—made without harsh
detergents, chemical preservatives, synthetic chemicals, or artificial
fragrances—will ensure your beauty routine stays au naturel, while fruits and veggies give the balm a sweet scent for
Hair Cream by LUSH
Fragranced with LUSH's Dirty perfume, this hair
cream smells sweetly of spearmint, tarragon, and a touch of salt air. Work it in, then work it (period).
Glow Facial Highlighter by Juice Beauty
this highlighter from Juice Beauty's Alicia Silverstone collection all over
your face for a bright look that sings of summer. The peach-pink hue works for
all skin types and will give you a kiss of sun without the sun damage.
Organic Cotton Tampons
are simple: cotton, applicator, wrapper, right? Not so fast. Plenty of tampons
may seem like they're comprised of cotton when they're really a combo of wood
pulp and synthetics. For 100-percent real, breathable organic cotton, check out
Maxim Organic Cotton Tampons. Chlorine-free, hypoallergenic, fragrance-free,
and biodegradable, these tampons are as good for your bod as they are for the Earth.
What are your fave eco-friendly vegan
beauty products? Share with us in the comment section below!
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