This article was
written by former PETA intern Jared Misner.
Having grown up in Florida, I like to say we have one season
Besides those few days in January when the temperature
teases us into wearing sweaters, our beaches are all too inviting. We have our
very own sugar-white sandbox dotted with palms, dolphin sightings, and a supply
of nearly endless sunshine.
No, it's never snowed in my hometown on Christmas. I've never
ridden a toboggan down my street. And the thought of ice skating is laughable.
But after living in the Sunshine State for more than 20 years, sunscreen and I
have become close personal friends.
We know how to sunbathe in Florida better than most. Who else has pool
parties in October? With summer in full swing now, let a true Floridian give
you the lowdown on how to save animals while saving your skin with these sunscreens
that are not tested on
Alba: I really
like green tea. And I really like tans. So, naturally, Alba's cruelty-free green-tea
sunscreen tops my list. Combining aloe vera with green-tea antioxidants and SPF
45, this sunscreen packs a serious party for your skin.
Nature's Gate: I call
this the ultimate feel-good suntan brand. Not only does Nature's Gate offer an
entire line of cruelty-free and vegan cosmetics, the company also partners with
WaterAid in an ongoing effort to provide clean water to developing nations.
Soak up the sun with this brand and know that your dollars are well spent.
These are just two of my favorite brands for summer
sun-kissed fun. Here's a list of some other cruelty-free sunscreens. Enjoy that
Did I mention your favorite brand of cruelty-free sunscreen?
Add to the list in the comment section!
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