Beauty doesn't have to be unethical. Here are 10 ethical beauty brands that are cruelty-free and available worldwide. Do you have any favourites we've missed? Let everyone know about them in the comments box below.
We love Lush! They are an international beauty and cosmetic company specialising in cruelty-free products that are homemade and either vegetarian or vegan. All ingredients are fresh, ethically sourced and never tested on animals. They also do a lot to support campaigns against cruelty and raise 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 makeup collection brought out by tattoo artist and model Kat Von D. The collection includes bold and vivid lipstick shades, unique products, eye sets, foundations and make-up tools. No products are tested on animals, and some are vegan, just look out for #veganalert.”
FabIndia blends traditional Indian craft techniques and new designs to create products that promote rural and indigenous craftsmanship. Their range includes everything from furniture and fabrics to creams, toners and shampoos. No beauty products are tested on animals.
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, affordable and widely available.
e.l.f is an international New York based company that ships worldwide. e.l.f Cosmetics are cruelty-free, affordable and made from the highest-quality ingredients. e.l.f do not test their products on animals.
Superdrug is a UK based retailer that produces their own range of cruelty-free toiletries including sun creams, shampoos and conditioners, soaps and much more. Superdrug products are not tested on animals and are either vegan or vegetarian.
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.
Dear Earth is a beauty company based in India that sells soaps, washes and shampoos. Products are not tested on animals, don’t contain animal ingredients and will make you feel great. And, they do food too!