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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

October 27, 2016

Skinny & Co. is a Leaping Bunny certified company that prides itself in its utilization of innovative, wild harvested, single origin coconut oil. Its patented Nutralock System crafts the coconut oil under 100 degrees F, which leaves all of the raw nutrients intact. This process results in coconut oil with higher levels of medium chain fatty acids and allows the body to absorb the oil much easier, enhancing its effectiveness.

Skinny & Co.'s prime ingredient in all of its products is its high quality coconut oil. The line may be considered minimal, but every product is thoughtfully crafted and effective. The core collection consists of coconut oil, oil pulling mouth wash, whipped body butter, facial oil, lip balm, shampoo and soap bars, and sugar scrub. The body butter contains 100% raw coconut oil, organic almond oil, and a blend of essential oils. The butter melts and absorbs quickly into the skin, leaving behind super soft, pampered skin with a light coconut/minty scent. Using this product feels quite luxurious. The soap is also superior to other similar products. The coconut oil base is very moisturizing and also lathers into a rich foam. There are a variety of soap scents including lemongrass, peppermint, cinnamon, and green tea. The coffee fragrance contains actual coffee bean granules, which create a light exfoliant.

Coconut oil lovers, consumers that prefer minimal ingredients, and individuals looking for personal care products that are super moisturizing and do not leave the skin dry, make sure to check Skinny & Co. out.

October 20, 2016

Z Natural Life is a Leaping Bunny certified company that specializes in natural deodorant. Their gel formula is packaged in a tube with a rounded applicator, which makes application super simple and mess-proof. With ingredients including witch hazel, sunflower oil, and botanical essential oils, this product is perfect for individuals sensitive to natural deodorant that contains baking soda. The scents are light, unisex, and appeal to a wide variety of individuals. The clean scent (pictured) is a mixture of jasmine, grapefruit and vanilla. The sport formula is fragranced with lemongrass, mandarin orgain, and tangerine. Lastly, fresh is lightly fragranted with citrus and sage.

This deodorant is wonderful for everyone, especially individuals looking to switch to natural deodorant, enjoy light scents, are sensitive to baking soda formulations, and prefer a mess free application. It will leave you feeling (and smelling) fresh all day. Check out Z Natural Life here and also take a peak at their body powder line.

October 13, 2016

Black Tie Market is a Leaping Bunny certified company specializing in bath and body products that are both beautifully formulated and deliciously scented. Their products range from lip scrubs and polishing scrubs to soap bars and facial mist. In particular, the range of fragrances are unique and fun. Not only do they have their everyday scents including sweet roll + cinnamon, oak + bourbon, vanilla + arabica, and anise + pepper, they currently have a delicious fall collection which includes pumpkin spice latte, buttered praline, cinnamon crab apple, frosted pumpkin, and roasted fall figs.

One of their products that deserves special attention is the Sprinkles + Buttercream Lathering Sugar Scrub. The ingredients include shea butter, apricot kernel oil, and camellia seed oil, and smells absolutely delicious. Adding to the charm is the fact that there are little colored grains which are reminiscent of sprinkles within the scrub. This product is wonderful for everyone, especially for individuals that are opposed to conventional sugar scrubs that leave the tub slippery after use. This formula is a light exfoliant that can be used daily, dissolves easily on the skin, and leaves behind a subtle, sweet scent. Additionally, it does not leave any residue in the shower. 

Check out the various mouth watering scents available in the Lathering Sugar Scrub. They also have gift sets that contain a variety of both their house scents and fall scents, which is perfect for you to give a loved one or for yourself in order to try an array of their amazing scents.