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Love Beauty and Planet Review

I have a confession, 
I am not the type of person who shops for eco-friendly beauty products. I know it's unheard of in this day and age but in my defense I feel like their is not enough green beauty products on the market. 
But there is a new brand that has been launched that is not only eco-friendly but they only use organic, natural, vegan ingredients with no dyes, parabens, sulfates, silicones, and is not tested on animals. Let me introduce you to Love Beauty & Planet.
Love Beauty & Planet was started by group of like minded people who believe that looking good and doing good should go hand-in-hand. Makes sense right? And it's about time that we have a brand on the market that share theses goals with like minded consumers. All of their gorgeous products are naturally derived. That’s because they use lots of organic goodness & always source from sustainable growers across the world in place like, France, Morocco, and Australia. Plus, they promote fair wage jobs and…
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