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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.
If you enjoy the good fortune of living near a beach (or a body of water, or just somewhere with lots of sun), then you’ll need to be prepared with certain beach bag essentials. A blanket and a good book are a good start to any relaxing afternoon communing with nature, but if you want to enhance your sojourn, I’ve culled 10 must-have beauty essentials. Even better? These goodies also pay their respects to the environment by being cruelty-free, so you can hit the beach with a clear conscience. Surf’s up!