Here are ten of our favorite ethical beauty brands. All produce awesome products that are completely cruelty-free, and they're available wherever you are in the world. There's just no need to fund animal cruelty so that you can look good! Do you have any favorites we've missed? Let everyone know about them in the comments box below.
We love Lush, both because of its ethical products and because of everything it does to support campaigning against cruelty. Lush is an international beauty and cosmetic company specializing in fresh and cruelty free products. Each item is handmade and is either vegetarian or vegan, contains ethically sourced ingredients and are never tested on animals. Lush also raises vital funds for grassroots charities that seek to protect the environment, animal rights and human rights.
Kat Von D Beauty
Kat Von D Beauty is a make-up collection brought out by tattoo artist and model Kat von D. The collection supports bold and vivid lipstick shades, unique products, eye sets, foundations and make-up tools. All products are not tested on animals and some are vegan. Those that have been listed vegan are marked “#veganalert.”
A Danish cosmetic company that have stores worldwide. Gosh provides a range of make-up, fragrances, skin care, body care and hair care products for both men and women. Gosh products are certified cruelty free by PETA.
A company which blends traditional Indian craft techniques and new designs to create their products with a philosophy that aims to support and promote rural and indigenous craftsmanship. FabIndia produces items ranging from furniture and fabrics to creams, toners and shampoos. All beauty products are not tested on animals and are for both men and women.
Barry M is a British cosmetic company famous for their dazzling array of colourful nail varnishes, eyeliners, eye shadows and lipsticks. All cosmetics are cruelty free, easily affordable and widely available.
e.l.f is an international New York based company that ships worldwide. e.l.f Cosmetics provide cruelty free and affordable make-up, skin care products and tools made from high quality ingredients. e.l.f do not test their products on animals.
Superdrug is a UK based retailer that provides their own range of cruelty free toiletries including sun creams, shampoos and conditioners, soaps and many more. Superdrug products are not tested on animals and are either vegan or vegetarian.
Palmer’s is a US company that sells a range of products worldwide. They are best known for their skincare products such as moisturisers, lip balms and hair care products. Palmer’s do not test on animals and are a part of the World Cocoa Foundation which aims to create a sustainable cocoa economy.
Bull Dog is an award winning vegan/vegetarian skincare company that provides products for men. Their products contain only natural ingredients and are distributed internationally including the United States.
Dear Earth is a beauty company based in India selling soaps, washes and shampoos that neither use animal ingredients nor test on them. Their website also boasts a lifestyle blog and gives support to wildlife causes all around the world.