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Arbonne baby care line

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I love the Arbonne products that I have been using!  Here is a little insight into their philosophy... " Arbonne is committed to the development of unparalleled products free of harmful ingredients, using a combination of botanical principles and scientific discovery. Our commitment begins with research and testing to ensure that each of our ingredients meets or exceeds industry standards for purity. Arbonne personal care and nutrition products are Vegan-certified: Our formulas are never tested on animals and do not contain animal-derived ingredients or animal by-products.* We firmly believe that consumers have a fundamental right to know every ingredient in our...

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lifestyle

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Being a Cruelty Free Consumer is a lifestyle...to me.    In my daily life that includes, how I get prepared when I start my day... "beauty", how I get my daughter ready... "baby",  and what I do to get my house in order.... "home".   I also have one more component that I include, what I eat.  This blog and (coming website), are not meant to have a political feel yet, I realize that what I consume is a huge part of my lifestyle.  If you are looking to make a few adjustments to your current recipes or looking for some new flavors, check out Vegetarian Times.  I just...

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baby and Earth's Best

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As I have been reviewing more information and companies, I have discovered that a few of my favorite products come from a  large parent organization which fits the Cruelty Free Consumer mission - the Hain Celestial Group.  They have many brands that fall under that name including Earth's Best, JASON, Avalon Orgainics and Alba to name a few.  Look at their mission statement at http://www.hain-celestial.com/index.php. and while there, take note of their other terrific brands along with  the 2009 Corporate Social Responsiblity Report. I promised a product recommendation for baby a few weeks back... Earth's Best Baby Body Care by JASON is wonderful -...

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the method story

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Cool - I am now talking to companies who I want to work with because they share the same passion I do.  I have been using the method products for years now and I just love what they offer - especially their hand soap.  Next up to try is their "tiny hands kids'  foaming hand wash"! Going through their site in more detail today, www.methodhome.com, I found this and wanted to share: "Is method tested on animals? Never. method is 100% cruelty-free, has never tested its products nor their ingredients on animals and does not endorse, request nor commission any animal testing on our behalf.method works with...

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Statement on the Safe Cosmetics Act (HR.5786)

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After yesterday's post, I came across this statement at leapingbunny.org:  As I had stated, this is a tough balance but I feel I have learned a great deal at leapingbunny.org - Just an FYI to keep you  informed! Statement on the Safe Cosmetics Act (HR. 5786) September 20, 2010— The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC), which runs the Leaping Bunny Program, has concerns about the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 (H.R. 5786), legislation that will overhaul the way cosmetic products are regulated in the United States. While this legislation’s intended purpose is to ensure that cosmetic products are safe,...

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