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Au Naturel Botanicals Aromatherapy Vegan Skincare

We recently went on a search for vegan skin care brands that you don’t find at most stores. We wanted to discover a cruelty-free company that was making amazing products that people might not know about. We found one to share with you. Au Naturel Botanicals Aromatherapy Vegan Skin Care is a vegan skincare brand that sells products based on the tenats of aromatherapy. It uses powerful therapeutic essential oils, pure plant and nut oils, and organic herbal extracts to promote skin healing and wellbeing. Continue reading [...]
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Mullein and Sparrow: Luxury Beauty Products that are Vegan and Cruelty Free

Anyone who says you compromise luxury when you only use vegan and cruelty-free beauty products has clearly never heard of Mullein & Sparrow luxury vegan and cruelty-free beauty products. Mullein & Sparrow is a Brooklyn-based skin, body and hair care company that makes small batches of high quality products with high quality ingredients. Continue reading [...]
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DermOrganic Cruelty Free and Vegan Beauty Products

If we gave our dream list for a beauty product it would be: vegan, cruelty-free, no sulfates, no dyes, no paraben, no propylene glycol, no artificial preservatives or any other chemicals. Sound to good to be true? It's not. DermOrganic vegan and cruely free hair and skin care is all of the above. Continue reading [...]
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The 5 Top Rated Vegetarian and Cruelty Free ‘Too Faced’ Products in the Makeup Community

Now that Tarte Cosmetics is no longer a cruelty free company, many former Tarte cosmetic users are jumping to Too Faced vegetarian and cruelty-free cosmetics. Too Faced was founded by husbands Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson, 15 years ago. Both men got their start in the cosmetic and fashion industry, before coming together to create Too Faced, so named for Jerrod's pet name for the women who would go from sweet to stressed whenever he was out of their favorite makeup product. Continue reading [...]

The Many Amazing Uses of Cruelty-Free, Vegan & Organic Witch Hazel

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. Continue reading [...]

5 Cheap Cruelty-Free and Vegan Beauty Tips and Tricks

Often in our quest to find vegan and cruelty-free beauty products, we forget that the simplest ingredients and products work wonderfully to keep us looking our best. We spend so much time looking for products with the most natural and minimal ingredients, it's easy to forget that these products are often in our own pantries. Here are a few of our favorite beauty tips and tricks that are kind to animals, and your bank account. Continue reading [...]

Antho Truly Organic, Vegan & Eco-Friendly Beauty Products

We often come across vegan and cruelty-free beauty products that are done so as an afterthought, or even inadvertently. "Vegan by accident" as many know it. That is why we love finding companies who wear their "vegan and cruelty-free" badge proudly on their sleeves, like Antho organic, vegan and eco-friendly beauty products. Antho has an entire pae of their website dedicated to education of vegan and cruelty-free beauty products, and what it means to truly be both. Continue reading [...]

Nude Vegetarian Skin Care Products are Free of Cruelty and Yucky Ingredients

Nude Skincare, a vegetarian and cruelty-free skincare line, recently put its money where its mouth is: by including free samples of its star skincare product, ProGenius skincare treatment oil, with in-store Sephora purchases. Continue reading [...]

Our Favorite Cruelty Free Stocking Stuffers

Is cruelty-free Christmas shopping at the top of your "to do" list? Holiday shopping for the compassionate consumer is easier than ever, as compassionate companies produce holiday specific items, and smaller items that are perfect for popping in the stocking of your favorite animal lover. Continue reading [...]

Karen’s Botanicals, PETA certified Vegan Beauty and Personal Care

Karen's Botanicals offers a comprehensive line of vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products that are full of beneficial ingredients aimed at repairing and maintaining skin. Certified by PETA as a "Cruelty Free Company," Karen's Botanicals are developed and tested on willing friends and families. Karen asserts that there is simply no need, or place, for animal testing in skin care products, and that wonderful products can be made with materials that have been used for thousands of years. Continue reading [...]

Kahina Giving Beauty Vegetarian and Cruelty-free Argan Oil Beauty Products

Argan oil has quickly become a rising star among the lineup of women’s beauty regimens, and Kahina Giving Beauty vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products uses this wonder ingredient as a staple in their product line. It started in 2007 when founder Katharine L’Heureux traveled to Morocco and discovered argan oil for herself. She was astounded at the wonderful results she saw on her skin and brought it back for her friends and family to try. Continue reading [...]

Apivita Vegetarian and Cruelty-Free Beauty Products

One look at the ingredients in Apivita vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty products is enough to want to start ordering their products via their website right away. Founded in 1979, Apivita got its start in Greece when two married pharmacists, Nikos and Niki Koutsianas, turned their passion for nature into a natural cosmetics company. Before long, the Koutsianas’ saw their cosmetics spread to other countries, including Sweden, Romania, Japan, Belgium, Australia, Hong Kong, Spain and the Netherlands. Continue reading [...]

Kokokahn Vegan and Cruelty-free Beauty Products

The journey to creating Kokokahn vegan and cruelty-free beauty products began with founder Tracy Dalrymple's time in Japan. Traci was introduced to natural healing and wellness through the use of essential oils. From there, Salrymple began studying about essential oils and plants for aromatherapy and holistic healing. It wasn't long before she traveled to Bali to learn even more about aromatherapy, and that was where she found the inspiration for the name of her company, Kokokahn. It is derived from the Balinese word "kokokan," which means "white heron." Continue reading [...]

Vegetarian, Cruelty-Free and Gluten Free Au Naturel Botanicals by Alexandra Avery

If you have Celiac disease, or just a gluten intolerance, vegetarian, cruelty-free and gluten free Au Naturel Botanicals by Alexandra Avery may be just the thing for you. With a mission to produce high quality skin care only using organic herbal extracts, pure plant and nut oils, and essential oils, their line heavily relies on aromatherapy and essential oils to provide healing properties through skin contact and inhalation. Continue reading [...]

The Dream Products Vegetarian and Cruelty Free Beauty Products

Normally we do not review vegetarian and cruelty-free beauty product lines that are not attached to an official website because we know how much you all love to research these companies yourself! Well in this rare instance, we are going to make an exception because this company, The Dream Products, is such a great little hidden gem, that we felt it too wonderful to not share. Continue reading [...]

Petal Fresh Organics: Cruelty-Free and Vegan Beauty Products, or Not?

We happened upon Petal Fresh Organics vegan and cruelty-free beauty products by accident. We were at a discount store and were shocked to see a shampoo and conditioner set donning the PETA “cruelty free and vegan” logo. We were also admittedly slightly suspicious over its $3.99/bottle price tag. While we love our organic beauty products, the common downside is that they are often pricier since the ingredients are high quality and made in smaller batches. Continue reading [...]

Strawberry Hedgehog Vegan, Gluten-Free Beauty Products

You know that you can feel confident in buying beauty products claiming to be vegan and cruelty-free when the founder herself is a vegan. Tracy Perkins launched her company, Strawberry Hedgehog, out of frustration with misleading packaging claiming to be vegan and cruelty-free, when they were not. Before too long she began making her own body care items and was in demand by friends and family for the goods. Continue reading [...]

Tata Harper Vegetarian, Cruelty-Free Skin Care

Tata Harper vegetarian, cruelty-free skincare is certainly making a name for themselves. Having already been featured in Vogue, Marie Claire, Lucky magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Magazine online, Elle Magazine online and many more, this Vermont-based beauty company is doing it right with a simple philosophy: women should look and feel beautiful without compromising their health. Situated on 1,200 acres of farm land, most of the ingredients are grown right there on the farm. Continue reading [...]

Lilywhite Organics Vegan Beauty Products

What makes Lilywhite Organics vegan beauty products different from the rest is that, where others use water, they use 100% aloe vera juice. Aloe vera juice is excellent for the skin, with many benefits including reducing wound healing time, reducing inflammation and stimulating growth of new tissue. Additionally Lilywhite Organics points out that, unlike water, aloe has over 75 vitamins and nutrients. Continue reading [...]

Live Clean Vegan Beauty Products

Live Clean vegan beauty products has a philosophy that is right in their name: to live a life that is clean of unhealthy, unnatural chemicals and pollutants. Live Clean produces nothing but natural, vegan and cruelty-free beauty products that are free of nasty ingredients like pthalates, parabens, petroleum and sulfates. Whenever possible, their vegan products include ingredients that are certified organic and they ensure that all of their plant-based products have not been tested on animals by them, or their suppliers. 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 [...]

HerbZone Vegan Beauty Products

HerbZone vegan beauty products promises right up front no animal products, no animal testing and 100% natural ingredients. With a variety of vegan, cruelty-free products such as vegan beauty masks, vegan hand butters, vegan soaps, vegan shower oils and vegan acne care, they have something for everyone! Continue reading [...]

Zion Health Vegan Skin Care

Zion Health has perfected their clay-based vegan beauty products, and quickly amassed a cult following. San Francisco-based founder Haim Zion discovered the benefits of key ingredient Kanwa clay when he successfully used it to relieve the symptoms of his gum disease. Also know as calcium montmorillonite clay, Kanwa clay is now the key ingredient of their entire vegan beauty product line which includes teas, detox supplements and bath minerals. 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 [...]

Eco Sevi Vegan Beauty Products

You know that a vegan beauty company, like Eco Sevi, really has the best interest of animals in mind when their line was originally intended as all natural products for the family dog! When owner Sevi began handcrafting products for her beloved German Shepherd, Mundo, it was not long until friends and family started making request for human products of the same grade. Continue reading [...]

Wellinhand Vegan Beauty Products

Wellinhand Vegan Beauty Products offers an expansive line of vegan beauty needs that are backed by extensive affiliations and certifications. They have been certified cruelty-free and awarded the coveted seal by the Leaping Bunny, are a member of PETA, certified vegan by Vegan Action, are a founding member of the Green Products Alliance, are a member of the Natural Products Association and have an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Continue reading [...]

Peter Lamas Vegan Beauty Products

When Peter Lamas set out to create his all natural, vegan beauty product line, it was after experiencing several tragedies at the hands of harsh chemicals. His mother was diagnosed with bone cancer after years of exposure to harsh chemicals at a paper mill and his three sisters were all diagnosed with breast cancer in their 40’s after regular exposure to chemical farm fertilizers. As the hairdresser for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, he regularly dyed her hair, only to find out that her doctors believed that her early diagnosis of, and ultimate demise from, Non-Hodgkins lymphoma cancer was partly due to the chemicals from her hair dye Continue reading [...]

Yes To Vegetarian Beauty Products

Yes To vegetarian beauty products was founded with the idea that they wanted an effective line of natural skin and hair care products, as well as a company that is focused on positivity and offers reasonably priced products. Consisting of four main brand names, Nourishing (carrot), Soothing (cucumber), Clear Skin (tomato) and Age Referesh (Blueberry), Yes To has twice been awarded PETA’s “Best Beauty Brand." Continue reading [...]

Golden Path Alchemy Vegan Beauty Products

Golden Path Alchemy Vegan Beauty Products has a very clear list of what they won't do. They won't test on animals, they won't use synthetic materials or chemicals in their beauty products, and they won't package their products in anything but recyclable glass and recycled labeling. Continue reading [...]

Jason Vegan and Vegetarian Beauty Products

Jason vegetarian and vegan beauty products have been around since 1959, and have developed a product line that is free of animal by-products, synthetic colors and synthetic fragrance. Additionally, Jason vegetarian and vegan beauty products website states repeatedly that they do not engage in any animal testing in the development of their products. 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 [...]

Dermae Vegan and Vegetarian Beauty Products

Dermae vegan and vegetarian beauty products are committed to providing its clients with products that are both effective and natural. Dermae vegetarian and vegan beauty products begun their journey to store shelves in the 1960’s, when the founding Stern family began to use Vitamin E as a topical application for skin health. Continue reading [...]

Kinerase Vegetarian and Vegan Skincare

The plant-based antioxidant in Kinerase products has anti-aging properties that “were discovered when scientists found that it prevented plant leaves from drying out and withering.” Continue reading [...]

Juice Beauty Vegan and Vegetarian Beauty Products

Juice Beauty Vegan and Vegetarian Beauty Products was created by self-proclaimed “Serial Wellness” entrepreneur, Karen Behnke, who, at the age of 40 and pregnant with her first child, built one of the first corporate wellness companies in the country, developing a deep, lifelong interest in vegan and vegetarian, cruelty-free, personal care products along the way. 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 [...]

Raw Gaia Beauty Products

With the raw food movement becoming more popular, many new companies are emerging with beauty and healthcare products made from raw and living ingredients. Raw foodists in the movement eat a diet that partially or completely consists of unprocessed raw food; usually vegan. They believe that cooking food above 115 degrees Fahrenheit destroys all of the natural enzymes in the food, thus causing it to lose its nutritional value. Along those lines comes beauty lines using raw and living ingredients. Continue reading [...]

Dr. Alkaitis Holistic Organic Skin Food

"If you can't eat it, don't put it on your skin" is the motto of Dr. Saulius Alkaitis; a research scientist with a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Alkaitis blends his knowledge of chemistry, with his passion for pure, raw, product, to offer this nourishing skin care line that yields noticeable differences in the skin of its users. Continue reading [...]

Cspray by Biome Skincare

Fans of Cspray by Biome Skincare say it immediately makes skin look healthier and it makes skin glow. Some even claim that the spray tones the skin and eliminates fine lines, as early as the first application. Continue reading [...]

Pineapple Enzyme Facial Peel Mask by 100% Pure

The pineapple enzyme facial peel mask by 100% contains powerful anti-aging ingredients such as vitamin C and antioxidants, as well as papaya enzymes, which are excellent skin smoothers. 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 [...]

Bath & Body Works

Bath & Body Works combines traditional spa treatments with botanical and natural ingredients to create an extensive line of spa and personal care products that nourish and heal the skin as well as awaken the senses. 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 [...]

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 [...]

MyChelle Dermaceuticals

MyChelle Dermaceuticals sells everything from cleansers and facial moisturizers to mineral cosmetics and products for men. Continue reading [...]

Lily Organics

As USDA Certified Organic growers, Lily Organics has the resources and the knowledge to develop some of the greenest and freshest skin care products in the industry. Continue reading [...]

Clarifying Facial Scrub by Better Botanicals

Better Botanicals clarifying facial scrub is an herbal skin polisher formulated specifically for sensitive skin. Continue reading [...]

Better Botanicals

Established in 1998, Better Botanicals is a “condensed line” of herbal products that are based on Ayurveda. Ayurveda is the world’s oldest and most widely practiced school of herbal medicine, originating in India 5,000 years ago. Continue reading [...]

Alexandra Avery Purely Natural

The company "formulates aromatherapeutic products for the conscientious consumer." This means that all Alexandra Avery products are 100% natural and cruelty-free. All products are also hand-made in small batches and formulated with vitamins, anti-oxidants, plant extracts, vegetable oils, and essential oils. Continue reading [...]

Alba Botanica

Alba products do not contain synthetic colors, they are pH balanced, and they feature 100% vegetarian ingredients. Alba Botanica does not test its products on animals. Continue reading [...]

Nurture My Body

Nurture My Body sells 100% biodegradable, and cruelty-free beauty products. Nurture My Body products do not contain harmful synthetic fragrance oils, preservatives, petroleum products, FD and C colorants and dyes, parabens, phthalates, or other toxic chemicals. Continue reading [...]

Abra Therapeutics Skin Refining Scrub

Abra Therapeutics skin refining scrub is a gentle almond and oat exfoliating cream used to brighten the complexion. The combination of ingredients is especially recommended for dry and mild combination skin types. Continue reading [...]

Abra Therapeutics

Abra's 100% pure botanical formulations are free of animal fats, mineral oils, artificial fragrances or harsh sulfate surfactants. Continue reading [...]

Aqua Dessa Seaweed Detox Foam and Lychee Tea Refresher

Made with sea minerals, antioxidants, green tea and peppermint, the seaweed detox facial foam is considered gentle enough to use everyday. Continue reading [...]

Clarins Beauty Products

Clarins has been producing cosmetics and skincare products since 1954. The Clarins Group prides itself on consumer safety and the protection of both the environment and animals, so in 1994 the French company decided to stop using andy ingredients of animal origin in its formulas. Continue reading [...]