Ashlee Piper, the lady behind the eco-conscious blog The Little Foxes, is a staunch supporter of cruelty-free living. But even if you're not ready to adopt a vegan lifestyle, Ashlee's on hand for everything from spotting animal products in your shampoo to the best natural mascaras on the market.
Conventional beauty advice has been pretty much the same for decades: Cleanse your face with something foamy, wash your hair with something sudsy, moisturize with something thick, scrub with a vengeance, occasionally use a clay mask, and paint your face with artificial colors. Ah, but the rules have changed, and some tried-and-true ancient remedies are now back to stay. Advancements and major results are not mutually exclusive to harsh chemicals, synthetics, and animal testing. Behold, the natural beauty innovations that deliver on promises and will rock your beauty arsenal for the better (and maybe blow your mind a little bit).