Perhaps some of the biggest news in the effort to stop cruel testing of cosmetics on animals hit the US this week: U.S. Representative Jim Moran (D-VA) introduced the Humane Cosmetics Act, which would eventually ban testing cosmetics on animals in the United States. The bill would allow a one-year phase in period to stop cosmetic testing on animals, followed by a three-year phase in period for a ban on the sale of cosmetics tested on animals.
Lippy Girl Makeup was founded on the goal to produce professional-grade cosmetics that are organic, vegetarian and cruelty-free. Their cosmetics are also free of nasty chemicals commonly found in other commercial products. Lippy Girl primarily offers lipsticks and blushes. They recently released their line of vegan lipsticks: Vegocentric Organic Vegan Lipstick.
Review of Bright Eyed & Beautified Eye Enhancing Tool by Tarte Cruelty-Free and Vegetarian Cosmetics
Hello! Jessica here – one of the contributers to Vegetarian Beauty Products. Last week we brought you Our 5 Favorite Cruelty-Free and Vegan Beauty Tools, one of which is the Bright Eyed & Beautified Eye Enhancing Tool by Tarte Cosmetics. I was so excited when I read about it, that I decided to give it a try.
We all know that makeup brushes are often made with animal fur, and so we have to be diligent to make sure that the brushes we buy are made of synthetic materials. But just because a beauty tool doesn’t have animal fur, doesn’t mean that it’s cruelty-free. For instance, the Shu Uemura company is famous for, among many other beauty products, their eyelash curler, which has a cult following. But Shu Uemura is owned by L’Oreal, who still tests their products on animals in order to sell to the Chinese market. Luckily, there are many excellent beauty tools that don’t come at the cost of compassion.
Lip balms and salves in tins are convenient to slide into the smallest of handbags, and a popular way to keep your lips hydrated and healthy, especially during cold winter months. But many of the most popular products on the market are made with beeswax or petroleum, which are neither vegan or healthy. Here are our favorite options that are moisturizing, while being free of chemicals and cruelty:
It’s so easy to be dazzled by the wide array of cruelty-free and vegan beauty products on the market, that we often forget that there are simple options that do so much, while being simple and inexpensive.
We always love finding vegan and cruelty-free nail polish because it seems like our nail polish collection could always use more. a*dorn vegan and cruelty-free nail polish is a boutique nail polish company that is based out of Orange County, in California. Their cool, hip, vintage vibe speaks to their Southern California roots, and their array of polish colors has something for everyone.
Valentine’s Day is soon upon us, and we love choosing nail polish for this occasion for several reasons. For starters, we love showcasing nail polish that is vegan and cruelty-free. We also love featuring nail polish that is void of all of those nasty chemicals, like formaldehyde, that is present in most commercial nail polish brands. Here are top 5 favorite vegan and cruelty free nail polishes to get you looking gorgeous for Valentine’s Day.
Those who are both fashion-forward, and concious of ensuring that their beauty products are cruelty-free and vegan, are usually so because of a love and reverence for animals. Because of this love for animals, little furry friends are part of the families of many fashion lovers who demand ethical products. It stands to reason, then, that these conscious consumers demand products for their pets that are also vegan and cruelty-free.
Vegan deodorants seem to be the butt of many jokes. Often called “hippie crystals,” the odor-control of the eco-conscious have an unfortunate reputation. North Coast Organics seeks to change the game. North Coast Organics, based in Chicago, creates USDA Certified personal care products that are organic, cruelty-free and vegan. North [...] Read more »