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Are you looking for recommendations or interested in the latest Leaping Bunny certified products? This blog is for you.  We review Leaping Bunny certified products, ranging from beauty, personal care, and household products, and provide you with the necessary information to help you make informed purchases.

The Leaping Bunny Program set the gold standard for certifying companies cruelty-free and free of animal testing.  We work closely with brands to help make shopping for animal-friendly products accessible and trustworthy.  Check out the shopping guide for our ever expanding list of cruelty-free companies.  The power is in the consumer and we hope to provide you with the tools to shop cruelty-free.

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Cruelty-Free Product Reviews

May 16, 2017

Today's blogpost has been written and reviewed by our male co-worker.

 

I have used the Boyzz Only ‘No Nonsense’ shampoo and conditioner for the past week. Overall, I am pleased with the results – my hair seems not only clean, but smooth and manageable. With many hair care products that I have used, my scalp tends to get a bit itchy – this has not been the case with these Boyzz Only products. The shampoo has a consistency similar to shaving cream (so, more like conditioner); however, it lathers and rinses very well. I think I also detected a very slight tingling, which is nice. The conditioner has a very slight texture to it, which is fine. Like the shampoo, it also rinses out very easily. Both the shampoo and conditioner are fragrance free – any scent is negligible and barely discernible. The products are free of all the usual garbage ingredients, as well as being vegan and gluten-free. I’m not familiar with EWG Certification, but it seems interesting and valuable: http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/product/707458/Boyzz_Only_No_Nonsense_Shampoo/

 

Shop Boyzz Only products here.

May 10, 2017

Pixllady Cosmetics is a Leaping Bunny certified company that creates handmade products using cold-pressed organic oils and unrefined butters. Additionally, none of its products include animal ingredients, palm oil, silicone, artificial fragranced, dyes, or talc. Pixllady's line includes cream eyeliner, custom foundation, finishing powder, lash + brow enhancing serum, lipgloss, and a wide variety of lipstick.

Pixllady's lipstick is made with less than 10 ingredients. The first ingredient is organic sweet almond oil, which provides a super hydrating and conditioning base. The second ingredient, coconut oil, creates a barrier to lock in moisture, keeps lips soft, and protects against the elements. The color Florence (pictured above) is a medium coverage purple pink with a lovely sheen. Since it is not matte, the color and coverage is very forgiving, and get simply be reapplied throughout the day. Since the color is light and similar to a natural lip shade, it is perfect for a natural makeup day, as well as if you need to rehydrate your lips during the day.

Shop Pixllady Cosmetics here.

April 18, 2017

Orenda creates gentle, yet effective, all natural skincare. Ingredient lists are short and easily recognizable. Also, their products smell so amazing from the various plant oils and extracts.

Orenda's face wash with Vitamin C is super gentle, but very cleansing. Although the formula is gel-like, it is not drying at all and works perfectly for sensitive skin. The scent is clean and invigorating. The ingredient list is short and includes rose hip oil, Japanese loquat extract, and seaweed extract. This product will make you want to wash your face and quickly become your new favorite face wash.

Shop Orenda here.

April 18, 2017

Passport to Organics is a Leaping Bunny certified brand that offers skincare formulated with the newest, clinically based ingredients. Products contain no parabens, GMOs, sulfates, or synthetic fragrances.

The Retinol Cream contains 2.5 high strength retinol without a prescription. Retinol is a very powerful anti-aging ingredient, which is proven to improve the cellular function of aged and photo-damaged skin on a molecular level. It helps improve skin texture, smooth wrinkles, and diminish brown spots. In addition to retinol, this cream contains ingredients including aloe leaf juice, rosehip oil, vegan hyaluronic acid, green tea extract, and licorice root extact.

Passport to Organics' retinol cream is packaged in a lovely container with a pump at the top for controlled application. Whereas most night creams are heavy, this cream is light and creamy, and absorbs quickly into the skin. Since it is fragrance-free, the lovely scent of ingredients is mild, but refreshing. Skin is smooth, hydrated, and glowing after use.

Check out Passport to Organics here.

April 10, 2017

Earth Glamour is a Leaping Bunny certified company that specializes in cruelty-free nail products. Along with their 5-free, vegan nail polish, their product line includes soy nail polish remover. It is free of acetone, which is in traditional nail polish removers and often makes nails very dry and brittle after use. Due to its more natural ingredient list, this product promises to be less damaging to your skin and nails. But does Earth Glamour soy nail polish remover work? The answer: YES.

Earth Glamour soy nail polish remover has a consistency similar to oil. You apply it with a cotton swab to polished nails, let it sit for a couple minutes, and then wipe the nails clean. Although some may be skeptical, this product works very well and is a wonderful, less harmful, alternative to acetone-based nail polish removers. Rather than the dry, weak feeling traditional nail polish remover leaves behind, nails feel super moisturized and shiny after using this product. It also comes in a variety of scents, so your nails are also free of the acetone-scent, and instead smell like chocolate strawberry, rose, snowberry, or peppermint.

Shop Earth Glamour here.

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