Surprise! We’re vegan and we love beauty products too!
And, we don’t have to be cruel to get them–shocker!
Since 2005, the vegan community has seen a 300% growth rate as millions have decided to trade in their unhealthy lifestyles, for one that promotes the safety of all living creatures.
But upgrading to a more healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to ditch your self-care products entirely.
Here is a list of 10 vegan skincare products you never knew you needed.
1. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask
Customers who have purchased this mask, love how long the product lasts since each container comes packed with plenty of product. The instructions say that the clay works best when mixed with Apple Cider Vinegar, but you can add water if you prefer.
The Aztec Secret Indian Healing clay comes directly from the earth and is one-hundred percent natural calcium bentonite clay.
You can use the mask for:
● Body Wraps
● Hair Masks
● Foot Soaks
● (and of course) Facials
You can purchase this product for anywhere between $9 to $16 per 1-pound container depending on where you buy your beauty products from.
*Hint* Amazon.com always has a really good deal on this product and tons of awesome reviews.
2. Magical Vegan Fruit Chews
Magical is a company that carries a variety of CBD infused products that are all-natural. Amongst their natural products, they carry a special line for their vegan customer-base.
One of their most popular products is their yummy Magical Vegan Fruit Chews.
The Magical Vegan Fruit Chews are:
● Tree-Nut Free
The chews come in four different flavors– tangerine, lemon, cherry, and key-lime.
CBD has anti-inflammatory benefits that can aid in the fight against acne and certain kinds of pain. These little chews are a quick way to get the dose of CBD you need and go on about your day.
3. Tarte Shape Tape Contour Concealer
Although this concealer is considered more of a pricier option, if you are just looking to hide those ever so troublesome under-eye bags, the price is totally worth it.
Tarte’s shape and tape contour concealer is priced at $27 USD on their website, but students are often given a certain percentage off of their products, and consumers can also earn team Tarte rewards.
Here are a few reasons why the price is totally worth it:
● 100% Vegan
● Has 16-hour wear time
● Is 12-hour crease-proof
This concealer has also been dermatologist tested and is known to leave skin feeling soft and smooth.
4. Beauty Without Cruelty Unscented Lotion
This lotion has it’s purpose right in the name of the product–without cruelty. The objective is to simply moisturize the skin without causing any upset to the skin of precious and vulnerable animals.
The company BWC has been around and cruelty-free since 1963. This lotion has a plant-based formula made with some of the following ingredients:
● Shea Butter
● Kukui Nut
● Jojoba Oil
The formula for this lotion is also PH Balanced and has a creamy-yet liquid consistency.
5. Pacifica Vegan Cream Creamy Gel Cleanser
Pacifica is a one-hundred percent vegan and cruelty-free brand that houses a wide range of guilt-free humane products.
Their Vegan Cream Creamy Gel Cleanser is a facial wash that is very lenient on your skin as it removes makeup and debris.
This cleanser is made with safe products that include:
● Flower Milk
● Vegan Collagen
Customers using this creamy cleanser can expect to see improvement in their skin due to its age-defying ingredients and youthful plumping effect.
6. Dr. Bronner’s Lavender Organic Hand Sanitizer
Don’t worry if lavender isn’t your thing. Dr. Bronner has an alternative scent of their cruelty-free hand sanitizer-peppermint.
But, thanks to the coronavirus, we all have an excuse to hunt down vegan-friendly hand sanitizer in the first place. And, Dr. Bronner makes it super easy with their easy to use spray bottle packaging.
This one-hundred-percent organic hand sanitizer has a few of the following ingredients:
● Organic Glycerin
● Organic Lavender Oil (depending on your scent choice)
● 62% of Organic Fair-Trade Ethyl Alcohol
You can use Dr. Bronner’s hand sanitizer directly on your skin, on surfaces, or as a sanitizing air freshener.
7. The Good Patch Plant Infused Dream Patch
The Good Patch Plant Infused Patches have been created for different purposes. Their patches vary by your own personal need be it fatigue, pain, or even a hangover.
One of their higher reviewed patches is their Dream Patch. This patch is promoted towards individuals who suffer from insomnia, have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, or just want to fall asleep easier.
It’s not promised to be a cure-all for your sleep troubles, but their Dream patch contains 10 mg of melatonin to better help you.
The Good Patch patches contain some of these ingredients depending on your particular patch purchase:
● Green Tea Extract
You can wear each patch for up to 12 hours, and you can purchase for one-time use, or subscribe to have the patches sent to you at a chosen time for a discounted price.
8. E.L.F Cosmetics Baked Highlighter
Yes, you guessed it–this highlighter is very vegan and cruelty-free, all while allowing you to have that glowy look you desire.
You can typically find this highlighter in the shades Apricot Glow and Moonlight Pearls for a very affordable price.
The ingredient list includes infusions of:
● Vitamin E
This highlighter is sheer yet tinted enough to definitely be noticed.
9. The Chemistry Brand Retin-Oil
This is a very concentrated vegan all-over-body oil containing zero amount of water.
The Retin oil contains:
● Vitamin C
● Vitamin E
● Deep-sea Red algae
The ingredients within the oil help to fight against aging by enhancing the appearance of cellulite, scars, skin discoloration, and skin dehydration. It’s recommended to use the oil daily for the best results.
10. Milk Makeup Vegan Milk Moisturizer
Don’t let the word milk scare you away, this moisturizer is made with different kinds of plant milks, and is fragrance-free.
Ingredients consist of:
● Grapeseed Oil
● Oat Milk
● Shea Butter
● Aloe Vera
Milk Makeup’s Vegan Milk Moisturizer is great for normal and dry skin types and has a non-greasy formula that is lightweight and leaves the skin feeling silky.
This product is apart of Clean At Sephora because it is made with fewer than 50 all clean ingredients.
So Why Choose Vegan Skin Care Products Or Vegan Products In General?
Veganism isn’t a diet, it’s a lifestyle.
Many newcomers to veganism do not realize that a lot of their day-to-day products are not vegan friendly, and are actually pretty harmful to the environment as well as animals.
For example, most dental floss isn’t vegan-friendly as quite a few contain beeswax.
If you’re making the switch from diet-vegan to lifestyle-vegan, consider the benefits you reap when choosing to make the switch.
By discarding your old skincare products, and choosing those that are vegan-friendly and cruelty-free, you up your chances of fighting the battle against visible skin aging.
Vegan products are made with all natural ingredients that are considered clean. “Clean” products are much gentler on your skin then the chemicals and harsh ingredients found in many non-vegan brands.
If you are an animal lover, then you obviously know the benefits of buying products that haven’t been tested on animals or come from animals.
Because of how popular skincare is, some companies opt in to using animals to test their products on. This decision saves them time and money but is very harmful to creatures who are unable to defend themselves from such unfair treatment.
As a result of companies using animals to test their products, many animals within these testing facilities become deformed or die as a result of the cruel treatment.
And these Are Just a Few Products
This list of one-hundred-percent vegan and cruelty-free vegan skincare products contains only a few of the thousands of products available for your lifestyle.
With a bit of research, you can see that products created by and for vegans reaches far beyond skincare. You can purchase vegan items in categories such as home decor, or switch out your cotton for vegan-friendly bamboo cloth.
Products are constantly being created with vegans in mind. So, chances are, if you hit Google in search of a cruelty-free substitution for current items you may own, you’ll find one.
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