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Beauty Doesn’t Need The Beast, The Best of Cruelty Free Cosmetics

by | December 13, 2018

Most of us define ourselves as animal lovers, there is a point that we are all missing most of the time: animal experimentation! When your favorite brands introduce their products to you in the best way possible, they never mention about the animal testing process of their products. Cruelty Free Cosmetics brands started to produce non-experimental products when people started to discover the truth behind animal experiments which is dark and disruptive. Right now, it is possible to use our favorite brands without taking part in animal cruelty.

However, every product that is not tested on animals (cruelty-free cosmetics), might not be vegan. Therefore, we have to pay attention if the include animals by-products while buying them. The good news is that leading brands of cosmetic industry are developing to meet the growing demand of our expectations. It is pleasing to see products with vegan logo on the websites of the brands that are cruelty-free. Let’s take a look at the top selling products of these brands.

Cruelty Free Cosmetics 

Lime Crime

Peta approved vegan Leap Bunny and cruelty-free certified Lime Crime products that have a rich and amazing range of rainbow-like colors; don’t have any animal by-products in them and don’t test their products on animals.

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Angels Highlighter

A highlighter for angels, mermaids and also vegans…  A very pigmented, marvelous product that reveals and embellishers your cheekbones like an angel’s touch.

Cover Girl

Cover Girl, which is one of the easiest drugstore brands to find announced with pride recently that it got a certificate of Leap Bunny. It is easy to separate and extend eyelashes with Cover Girl’s mascara brushes.

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Super Sizer Big Curl  Mascara

Does size matter? When it comes to eyelashes, yes it does! Because we all worship long and thick eyelashes! It is possible to crystallize even the weakest eyelashes and to have appealing eyelashes all day long thanks to its brush which has a one by one separation future.

Hard Candy

Another cruelty-free drugstore brand, Hard Candy has the “We Love Our Animal Friends” logo on every product. It is among the most economical and easy to find brands.

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Bold Color Mascara

Have you ever used colored mascara? If you haven’t then it is time to look valiant and flashy


Anastasia Beverly Hills

Beyond any doubt, it is one of the most goto brands. It is cruelty-free. Even though it still has some products that contain animal by-products (bees-wax, carmine, lanolin), most of its products are vegan.

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Cream Contour Kit

The most lasting cream contour kit! It is really easy to use especially for beginners.

Hourglass Cosmetics

Hourglass identifies itself as a “Cruelty-Free Luxury Beauty” company and does not experiment on animals. The company’s best-selling products are vegan and they want to put all of their products on the market as 100% vegan by 2020.

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Ambient Lighting Blush collection

Their range of colors are really wide and its illuminating effect provides you a younger, healthy  look with a glamorous glow

Jeffree Star Cosmetics

Jeffree Star, which has the most unique colors lately entered our lives especially its eyeshadow palettes and highlighter options. Jeffree Star states that “Make-up is not for animals it is for humans.” They express clearly on their web page that their products are not tested on animals.

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Liquid Frost highlighter

Are you ready to turn the heads? Here it is, one of the best highlighters on the market or should I say the best? Thanks to its soft and pigmented texture! It applies easily and lasts all day long.

Urban Decay

Urban Decay states that they’re cruelty-free and they don’t sell their products in countries where animal testing is a legal obligation. Also, the brand has vegan product options.

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All Nighter Setting Spray Vegan

It’s vegan and the best makeup setting product on the market without a doubt. If there are any better products than this, please let me know. It protects your makeup for 16 hours without spoiling. If you’re looking to arm your kit with cruelty free cosmetics, this is one you need to pick up. 

Becca Cosmetics

Becca is a cruelty-free brand with their vegan products, which we are hearing about so much lately. They state that they will not do animal testing in the future as well.

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Becca Bronzing skin perfector

It’s ideal for those who like to look tanned and vibrant. Also, it lasts long.

The Body Shop

The Body Shop is fighting against animal testing and is the first brand to adopt the Leap Bunny Logo – that puts them in a different league among brands. They have 83 incredible vegan products, which are called The Body Shop Vegan Bath And Body.

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All In One Face Base

It’s a great product for people who don’t have time to apply foundation and powder separately and makeup beginners.

Kat Von D Beauty

Kat Von D Beauty, which is one of the most popular brands in the cosmetic industry was founded by a tattoo artist and vegan animal rights activist Kat Von D. The brand’s biggest feature is that the products are cruelty-free and 100% vegan.

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Tattoo Liner

With KVD’s rainbow-like product Tattoo Liner, it is possible to make symmetrical and show stopper cat eyes makeup.

Have any favorite cruelty free cosmetics not mentioned above? Let us know in the comments. 

Zuhal Sengul

Freelance Journalist | New York, USA | Contactable via [email protected]


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