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It is easier than ever to shop cruelty-free!

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

March 15, 2016

A good toner is essential to every skin care regimen. Qualities should include lightweight, smoothing, and nourishing. A great Leaping Bunny certified option is the Petal Power Toner from The Granola Goat.

The Petal Power Toner contains pure rose hydrosol which is perfect for dry skin and especially wonderful considering many toners have the tendency to dry skin. Additionally, the formula contains geranium, lavender, and helichrysum essential oils that help nourish the skin. Besides the toner itself, another great attribute of this product is the spray bottle. After washing your face and patting dry, simply spray the toner on your face and wipe with a cotton ball. The result is glowing, super clean skin. Double duty: Petal Power also works as a setting spray for makeup.

March 08, 2016

What comes to mind when you think of skin care for sensitive skin? For many, it may include fragrance free, thin consistency, and little payout. Even if one has sensitive skin, they still want to feel pampered, right? Right.

Luckily, Andalou Naturals has entire line dedicated to sensitive skin that is anything but plain and boring. Their 1000 Roses line is super nourishing, hydrating, smells heavenly, and best of all- infused with rose stem cells. The use of alpine rose stem cells support skin's healthy vitality, resilience, and healthful glow. Additionally, hyluronic acid is included to provide a moisture barrier and help eleviate inflammation. The result is a wonderfully curated product line to help a wide variety of individuals who have sensitive skin yet still enjoy rich, luscious products.

There is a whole host of products included in this product line. Some favorites include:

Morroccan beauty oil | For both day and night, this oil is perfect when you need extra hydration. It also provides cellular support to renew, nourish, and soothe sensitive skin. A Leaping Bunny favorite!
Eye revive contour oil | This rollerball application glides on smoothly to reduce lines, puffiness, and undereye circles. A Leaping Bunny favorite!
Beautiful day cream | Lightweight yet nourishing, this day cream glides on smooth, absorbs quickly, and nourishes skin.
Heavenly night cream | Rich and velvety, this night cream soothes skin and delivers deep cellular support while you sleep.

Check out Andalou's entire 1000 Roses skin care line here. Other Leaping Bunny favorites include the CC cream, cleansing foam, and pearl exfoliator.

March 01, 2016

Shemen Amour USA specializes in providing skin care that utilizes the benefits of mud from the Dead Sea. With an abundance of high-quality, innovative products available, this company provides a vast array of options for each individual's skin care needs. One stand out product is the Black Mud Eye Cream. Although one may be turned off by the mud color, the cream applies translucent without a hint of darkness. The texture is super silky, thick but milky, and easily absorbed. Made with the filtered minerals from Dead Sea mud, along with avocado oil, jojoba, grape seed oil, chamomile extract, rosemary, aloe vera, and ginseng, this eye cream is incredibly nourishing and moisturized. After using this product daily, skin looks more smooth and radiant. As an added benefit, the formula smells absolutely delicious. 

February 16, 2016

There is something so quaint and nostalgic about a beautiful glass jar filled with face cream on your vanity, especially when there is a day cream and a night cream. YASOU creates skincare products using the beauty secret of the Mediterranean, olive oil, and packages it in a super chic and minimalistic way. Aside from the sheer aesthetics, YASOU's vegan face creams offer a wide variety of benefits including firming, wrinkle and line reduction, brightening, cell renewal, moisturizing, and boosting of collagen and elasticity.

Although these products are indeed creams, they apply to the skin and absorb quickly. The formula is light and refreshing without weighing skin down. Since these products are such high-quality and concentrated, a little goes a long way. 

February 11, 2016

Body butter is a very popular product that is extremely important during these dry winter months. There is such a wide variety available on the market that it can be overwhelming to find the one right for you. Southern Comforts is a vegan fragrance company that stands out from the rest. Their super unique product names and fragrances provide a respit from the often overused, every day scents and offer something fun and different. Not to overlook their product formulations, Southern Comforts body butters are incredibly thick, nourishing, and melt into the skin without feeling greasy. The body butter's three main ingredients are shea butter, mango butter, and cocoa butter, which sooth the skin and provide superb moisturization.

Two Southern Comfort body butter scents are Baby Cakes and Mama Tried. Baby Cakes is described as orange blossom accord, buttercream icing, vanilla cake, bergamot, and birthday candles. Mama Tried consists of non-gourmand vanilla, blended whiskey, gardenia, and honeysuckle. Both fragrances are very unique and intriguing, intense but not overpowering. They are the perfect addition to your dry winter routine and also double as a fragrance.