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Standout Vegan Beauty Products from Mineral Fusion

We love finding vegan and cruelty-free companies that we can easily and conveniently buy from. Mineral Fusion is one of those companies we were thrilled to find, because it makes a nice range of products that you can find at most Whole Foods Markets and other health markets (where you can also shop for vegan and cruelty-free food). Mineral Fusion’s makeup, skincare products, and nail polishes (and polish removers) are amazing because they keep animals safe, are made with natural ingredients for your good health, and cost about the same or less as the most well-known high-end beauty and skin care products. The following are some of the Mineral Fusion products that we’re loving right now and that we think stand out among the sea of makeup and skincare products on the market right now: 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

bareFaced Mineral Cosmetics

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

American Beauty Cosmetics

American Beauty Cosmetics is a cruelty free cosmetics company. The company relies heavily on collaboration of experts across toxicology, microbiology, environmental chemistry, manufacturing, and engineering sciences to test its products. 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 [...]

Affordable Mineral Makeup

Affordable Mineral Makeup is a new cosmetics company that sells affordable eco-friendly cosmetics. The company is a cruelty free company and it is also a signer of The Compact for Safe Cosmetics. Continue reading [...]

Organic Wear Makeup

Organic Wear Makeup is 100% free of harsh chemicals, synthetic preservatives, parabens, GMO’s, synthetic colors, and synthetic fragrances. Organic Wear Products are also 100% cruelty free. Continue reading [...]

The Oldest Cruelty Free Cosmetic Companies

While there are literally hundreds of cruelty-free cosmetics companies, a select few have been around since the late 1800’s to mid-1900s. These include: Almay, Beauty Without Cruelty, Bonne Bell, and Clarins. Continue reading [...]

Vegan Makeups

Vegan makeups can be found through a large number of cosmetics and beauty products companies, both big and small. Vegan makeups include products such as lip balms, lip color, lipsticks and lip pencils; foundation, concealer and powder; blush, eye shadow, eye liner and mascara, and nail polish and nail treatments. Continue reading [...]