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Fall in Love with Fall: Beauty Trends for the Season

Fall gives us so many great things. Red, gold and orange leaves on trees and lying at our feet like a carpet welcoming us to the season. Sweet treats and warm drinks. Cozy clothes (those sweaters we’ve been dying to pull out). Fun reasons to get made up. Continue reading [...]
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Vegan Eyeshadow Palettes

If you love colorful eyeshadows and want a palette that gives you tons of shade options, and one that’s vegan, consider eyeshadow collections from the following companies: Continue reading [...]
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Vegan Makeup for Less than $10

We don’t want to let a budget stop you from getting your hands on vegan beauty products, so we put together a list of some amazing cruelty-free concealers and eyeshadows that will cost you less than $10 each. The products on our list do not contain any animal ingredients and they’re not made using animal testing. The companies that manufacture these cruelty-free products are able to make a commitment to animals’ rights while keeping prices reasonable. We think that more brands should do this. It’s horrible to hear about the dozens of makeup companies that are still testing on animals and using parts of their bodies in beauty products, especially when we know there is another way. Continue reading [...]
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Urban Decay’s Urban Eyeshadow Vault

If you’re looking for a vegan eyeshadow palette that offers colors for every occasion, and for every time of day, check out Urban Decay’s Urban Eyeshadow Vault. This eyeshadow kit will set you back about $245, but it’s worth it if you love makeup and will put it to daily, and nightly use. This eyeshadow box is also perfect for makeup artists, so consider the investment if you want to offer your clients a cruelty-free shadow option. Continue reading [...]
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Vegan Glittery Eye Shadow to Wear for the Holidays

If you’re planning to glam yourself up for the holidays, we have some suggestions for vegan and cruelty-free glittery eye shadows that you may want to use. We found some sparkly creations that are so fabulous we might wear them all year long, but for now we’re thinking about how we’re going to pair them with the perfect outfits for a few holiday parties that are coming up. Continue reading [...]
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Guide to Vegan and Cruelty-Free Halloween Makeup

It’s that time again. Thoughts and activities are turning from summer fun to fall festivals, which means Halloween costumes and makeup may be on your mind. If you’re dreaming about dressing up as something bright, colorful, quirky, or chameleon-like for Halloween, we want you to have the vegan makeup you need. We’ve put together a guide to the top vegan and cruelty-free Halloween makeup products, so that you can cover your face without dealing with a potential cover-up of animal ingredients. Continue reading [...]
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Concrete Minerals Vegan and Cruelty Free Cosmetics, Now Leaping Bunny Certified

It's not often that a cosmetic brand comes along that can check-off about every criteria on the list of "Perfect Cosmetic Companies," but Concrete Minerals Cosmetics does it: 100% vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, made in the USA, preservative free and filler free. And they where recently Leaping Bunny certified. Almost sounds too good, to be true, right? Continue reading [...]
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Fairypants Vegan and Cruelty Free Cosmetic Company

We're taking our company review across the pond, to the UK, because the adorable Fairypants vegan and cruelty free cosmetics company caught our eye. Fairypants is an up and coming business that started in 2009 and is stocked nationally in the UK. While the business was started with dress making, and soon branched out into jewelry, accessories, and cosmetics. Continue reading [...]

ZAO Vegetarian and Cruelty Free Cosmetics

ZAO vegetarian and cruelty free cosmetics was a standout brand at the annual natural products expo, Expo West 2014. Zao offers a product that is full of organic ingredients, packaged in renewable bamboo packaging, and is refillable to reduce waste. Continue reading [...]

Your Guide to Cruelty Free and Vegan Cosmetics for Spring 2014 Makeup Trends

Spring makeup trends are fresh, bright and colorful, and can most certainly be worn in a cruelty-free and vegan way. Glamour magazine recently highlighted 8 cosmetic trends taken straight from the runways of the Spring 2014 fashion collections, and we've found your vegan and cruelty-free options for each of those trends. Continue reading [...]

Our 5 Favorite Sparkly, Shimmery, Glittery Cruelty-Free, Vegan Cosmetics for New Year Celebrations

Who doesn't love to add a little sparkle to their New Year's celebration look? Whether you're adding a shiny shadow, a glimmery blush, or a sparkly lip gloss, a little shine is fun and festive. To keep your glamorous look kind and compassionate, we pulled together our top 5 sparkly vegan and cruelty-free products for New Years festivities. Continue reading [...]

Rockeresque Vegan and Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

We love a company that is fun and colorful, in addition to being ethical, and boy does Rockeresque deliver. If you're looking for bright pinks, deep purples, eye-popping oranges and electric blues, this is the cosmetic line for you. Rockeresque was founded in 2011, by founders who were looking to start a cosmetic line that is intentionally vegan and cruelty-free. Additionally, they offer "cosmetic education," which helps to educate consumers, via website articles, about exactly what they are putting on their faces. Continue reading [...]

Top 5 Inexpensive Vegetarian and Cruelty-Free NYX Makeup Products That Are Dupes For Expensive Products

We love NYX cosmetics for exactly two reasons: They're products are inexpensive and they're vegetarian and cruelty-free. Ok, that was technically three. But there is no doubt about it, NYX is right up our alley. The makeup community echoes our sentiment, as the company has a rabid fanbase across multiple sites such as Pinterest, Makeup Alley, and YouTube. Continue reading [...]

Aroma Bella Vegetarian and Cruelty-Free Makeup

Aroma Bella vegetarian and cruelty-free skincare has a philosophy that their reverence for the environment and animals be reflected in their luxury skin care line. They only use renewable source ingredients, and they ensure that the ingredients are organic and consist of beneficial botanical oils, plant extracts, anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals. What their products don’t include are ingredients that are synthetic, toxic, or contain chemicals. Continue reading [...]

Emani (not to be confused with Imani) Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty Products

With a motto like, “Be green. Be healthy. Be happy. Be beautiful inside and out,” Emani vegan and cruelty-free beauty products are an eco-conscious makeup-lover’s dream! Certified vegan and cruelty free by PETA, Emani states that they believe that neither animals or our environment should be sacrificed for the purpose of beauty. They also have a philosophy of staying green and clean, which is reflected both in the lack of nasty chemicals and other unnatural ingredients in their products, as well as the use of 100% recycled paper packaging and 100% biodegradable, soy-based ink. Continue reading [...]

The All Natural Face Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty Products

The All Natural Face vegan and cruelty-free beauty products were made for those with sensitive skin who find that conventional makeup irritates their skin. The folks at All Natural Face are one of the few companies who really gets the fact that what we put on our skin, is detrimental to our internal health. Pointing out that our bodies absorb 65% of the chemicals applied to our skin, The All Natural Face products all contain clean ingredients; meaning natural cosmetic products that are naturally occurring and not chemically manufactured. Continue reading [...]

Elegant Minerals Cruelty-free, Vegan Theatrical Costume Makeup

When seeking out cruelty-free, vegan makeup, many wouldn’t even think of theatrical or costume makeup. It is certainly not the type of makeup that most need to wear on a regular basis, but safe costume makeup is important to consider because most theatrical cosmetics contain damaging, harsh ingredients that are known to be widely tested on animals. Lead and parabens are among the nasty chemicals commonly found in stage makeup that cause rashes, breakouts, redness and dry, itchy skin. Continue reading [...]

Gabriel Cruelty Free and Vegan Cosmetics

Gabriel cruelty free and vegan cosmetics is a line with beautiful, rich earthy colors, perfect for the subdued beauty. Gabriel Cosmetics Inc. is a large parent company that includes Gabriel Organic Skincare, ZuZu Luxe, and Clean Kids Naturally. Each line is committed to products with quality ingredients, but without animal ingredients or cruelty. Continue reading [...]

ZuZu Luxe Vegan, Cruelty-Free Cosmetics

ZuZu Luxe vegan and cruelty free cosmetics is ideal for that trendy fashionista who wants to look fashion forward, without all of the cruelty and animal products. ZuZu Luxe is part of the Gabriel vegan cosmetics line, which includes Gabriel Cosmetics, Gabriel Skincare, ZuZu Luxe, and Clean Kids Naturally, and each line is committed to high quality ingredients, without animal ingredients or cruelty. Continue reading [...]

Voodoo Beauty Vegan Products

Voodoo Beauty vegan products is a small beauty company located in beautiful Sonoma County, California, and is committed to high quality skincare at affordable prices. Promising vegan, cruelty-free beauty products that are free of nasty ingredients like parabens, bismuth, talc, mineral oil, synthetics and toxins, Voodoo Beauty vegan products are committed to being cruelty-free and as earth friendly as possible. Continue reading [...]

Gourmet Body Treats Vegan Beauty Products

With a name like "Gourmet Body Treats", using these vegan, cruelty-free products feels like an indulgence! Founded in 1998 by Waleska Agosto, she was looking for a product that she could safely and comfortably use on her rosacea-prone skin. She knew that, in order to accomplish this, she would need a product that would be free of all synthetics and chemicals, and contain nothing but natural ingredients that came straight from the earth. Each product is poured and packaged by hand and tested on humans, not animals. Continue reading [...]

No-Miss Vegan and Vegetarian Beauty Products

No-Miss vegan and vegetarian beauty products has made a name for themselves by developing safe products, free from chemicals, that are also safe for the environment. Realizing that consumers are becoming increasingly conscious, they have answered the demands for beauty products that are not just cruelty-free, but non-harmful to apply. Continue reading [...]

Mixology Vegan Mineral Makeup

When you are named a runner-up to Bobbi Brown cosmetics, you know you have a gem of a cosmetic line on your hands! Mixology vegan mineral makeup claims that title proudly. Quick to point out that they are vegan, and yes that includes no carmine, their makeup line is also free of bismuth, chemicals, synthetic dyes, parabens and preservatives, Mixology is a great option for those with sensitive skin, or suffering from skin issues such as acne. Continue reading [...]

Obsessive Compulsive Vegan Cosmetics

The concept behind Obsessive Compulsive vegan cosmetics, as founder David Klasfield puts it, is “The first step is admitting you have a problem.” For those who are addicted to makeup, that concept is well understood! Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) aims to put only the finest ingredients into their vegan makeup, and proudly proclaims their commitment to vegan products on their website. Continue reading [...]

Pink Quartz Mineral Vegan Beauty Products

With so many cosmetic companies, even those offering vegan and vegetarian beauty products, getting larger and larger, and often selling out to larger corporations who still perform animal testing, it is no wonder that consumers are largely now turning to smaller businesses who hand-craft their products. Pink Quartz Minerals is one such company that is not only committed to quality makeup, but to ensure that it is cruelty-free and vegan. Continue reading [...]

The Body Shop Vegan and Vegetarian Beauty Products – Not So Much

We have received word that The Body Shop sold themselves to L'Oreal cosmetics. L'Oreal cosmetics is not cruelty-free and even though The Body Shop continues to be cruelty free, we will no longer list them on this site because their parent company is not. Continue reading [...]

The Balm Vegan Cosmetics Company

When The Balm Cosmetics' founder and CEO Marissa Shipman decided to start her line of glamorous yet simple, vegan-friendly beauty products, she went for broke. She hopped over to Amazon, bought herself some books on how to create your own makeup and went to work - she even hired a chemist to help create the formulas in her own kitchen! Continue reading [...]

Christopher Drummond Beauty

Christopher Drummond Beauty is a line of vegan beauty products that were inspired by founder Christopher Drummond’s days as a model. Frustrated with makeup artists never being able to properly match makeup to his bi-racial skin, Christopher took a job as regional makeup artist for Saks Fifth Avenue and worked towards earning his esthetician license. From there he developed his line of beauty products that are organic-based, vegan and cruelty free. Christopher Drummond Beauty aims to keep the Continue reading [...]

Zosimos Botanicals Vegan Makeup

Zosimos Botanicals vegan makeup is a must-buy for those who not only love vegan makeup, but for those who love to support small businesses. Zosimos Botanicals has a strong commitment to environmental responsibility as, not only are their handcrafted cosmetics and skincare products all filled with plant-based, raw ingredients, but the studio out of which they work is 100% wind-powered. Continue reading [...]

Stript Vegan Makeup

Stript vegan makeup was created out of founder Gina Austin's passion for vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics. Stript cosmetics are all 100% paraben-free and use all natural, plant-derived preservatives such as Japanese Honeysuckle, and an almond-based natural preservative. Continue reading [...]

Earth Diva Vegan Cosmetics

Earth Diva Cosmetics is a vegan makeup line that is one of the most passionately vegan beauty product companies out there. They feature mineral makeup that is both vegan, and cruelty free, as well as vegan makeup brushes. Continue reading [...]

Eyeshadow for Hazel Eyes

Colors such as dark purple or dark brown work well. Light brown eyes and hazel eyes work well with yellow highlights and dark colors in the creases of the eyelids. Continue reading [...]

Eye Makeup for Blue Eyes

The one color to avoid is what else? Blue! Blue eyeshadow can make your blue eyes fade, so be careful. You may chose very dark blue, but if you apply too much, it can look harsh. Continue reading [...]

bareFaced Mineral Cosmetics

bareFaced Mineral Cosmetics creates products without harm to animals and without perfumes, chemicals, dyes, preservatives or talc. Continue reading [...]

Vegan Makeup Brushes by Branded J collections

Branded J collections spent years testing more than 300 prototypes for its makeup brushes before it introduced its cruelty free line called “Heaven’s Brush.” Continue reading [...]

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Branded J collections spent years testing more than 300 prototypes for its brushes before introducing its cruelty free line called "Heaven’s Brush." Heaven’s Brush is an innovative line made from top quality synthetic "Taklon" fiber. Continue reading [...]

Vitamin Enriched Face Base by Bobbi Brown

Vitamin Enriched Face Base by Bobbi Brown does double duty as a moisturizer and primer for makeup application. Continue reading [...]

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics sells makeup for the lips, eyes, cheeks, and face as well as moisturizers, cleansers, toners, makeup tools, and fragrances. Product ingredients run the gamut from Vitamins C and E to grapefruit and geranium. Continue reading [...]

Beauty Bliss Cosmetics

Beauty Bliss Cosmetics sells 16 foundations, several finishing powders, and more than 100 eyeshadow and blush colors with names like "shy," "divine," "red oak," and "pinktastic." Continue reading [...]

Aloette Cosmetics

Aloette skin care products include anti-aging products, moisturizers, exfoliators and products created specifically for acne. The company does not test its products on animals. Continue reading [...]

Smart Shade Blush by Almay

Smart shade blush by Almay contains an antioxidant blend of grape seed, ginseng and Ginkgo biloba. It is hypoallergenic and dermatologist tested. Almay smart shade blush is available in three "colors," including pink, berry, and natural. Continue reading [...]

Almay Cosmetics

Almay is the world’s first hypoallergenic cosmetics brand, and the first brand to make 100% fragrance-free products. Continue reading [...]

Agape by DK

The minerals used in Agape products are oil free, so they won’t clog pores, allowing the skin to breathe. They are also safe for sensitive skin and individuals with allergies. Continue reading [...]

Afterglow Cosmetics

Afterglow Cosmetics offers an extensive line of vegan, cruelty free cosmetics for the face, eyes, and lips. Unlike other nearly vegan cosmetics companies, Afterglow Cosmetics does not use animal hair for its brushes. All professional make-up brushes are 100% vegan and cruelty free. Continue reading [...]

Cruelty Free Cosmetics

For decades, cruelty free cosmetics have been the rule, not the exception, so choosing the best cruelty free cosmetics comes down to a matter of choice and any other special needs, meaning, some consumers prefer all natural, totally chemical-free cosmetics, while others can tolerate a combination of “safe” chemicals. Continue reading [...]