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    Posted on Feb 25, 2018

    18 Cruelty Free Makeup Companies That Are Making Ethics Hot

    Look glam and being ethical are extremely important.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their favourite cruelty free makeup. Here are the results:

    1. "Beauty Bakerie - they're vegan and cruelty free annnnnnd their liquid lipsticks are incredible AND they're owned by a black woman!"

    2. "My favorite makeup brand is Kjær Weis! Not only are they 100% cruelty free, they use certified natural and organic materials (no carcinogenic ingredients), have an eco friendly refillable compact system, and are all together stunningly beautiful, and minimalist."

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    "A little bit of product goes a long way and is very easy to apply with fingers for sheer coverage if used with a face oil. It is non comedogenic and does not cause me to break out. It is mid level for pricing but once you collect the products you only need to purchase refills when out."

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    3. "Klarity! Their blendability is like nothing I’ve seen, even in some of the more prestigious brands."

    4. "Lorac is a great brand."

    5. "Kat Von D everlasting liquid lipsticks are honestly the best makeup I have ever used. Last for hours no matter how much I eat and drink and they’re quite affordable as well."

    6. "Black Moon Cosmetics is my all-time favorite cruelty free cosmetics brand!"

    7. "Colourpop!! It's vegan, cruelty-free and super affordable."

    8. "Sleek Cosmetics solstice highlight palette. Proper pigmented colours at a proper budget price, leaves me looking like a Queen all day and blinding all the people I know!"

    9. "Tarte is hands down the best out there."

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    "Their eyeshadow palettes are beautiful, full of pigment and smell amazing. Their Lights, Camera, Lashes mascara is my absolute favourite, totally worth the faff of having it shipped from the US!"

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    10. "Pacifica all the way! Their brand is exclusively vegan and cruelty-free, and the products actually work."

    11. "Say what you will about those Kardashian / Jenners but you're damn straight those Kylie Lip Kits are cruelty free, and vegan as well."

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    "I use Tarte for foundation, concealer, bronzer, and blush - the rest is e.l.f. which is hella affordable and widely available. Wet n Wild is my go-to for nail polish and Arctic Fox hair dyes [I have Virgin Pink fading in my hair here] are both vegan and cruelty free - and smell AMAZING. If I am ever unsure of a product I email the company, they usually have a stock answer about cruelty free or a list of vegan products that they send back within 24 hours."

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    12. "Root Pretty! Small-batch, vegan, small woman-owned business based in Iowa. No fillers, either, so my skin cleared up significantly when I started using their products."

    13. "Color the World lipsticks are cruelty free AND donate a portion of all proceeds to charities around the world."

    14. "Hands down Beautycounter! They are doing everything right!"

    15. "Catrice is definitely my favorite! Not only a drugstore brand, but the makeup is also very high quality and really does their job!"

    16. "Besame Cosmetics! Gorgeous packaging, colors duplicated from yesteryear, cruelty free and made in the USA! I always feel so glamorous when I use them."

    17. "This little color correcting stick from Essence cosmetics completely gets rid of under eye circles and instantly brightens your under eyes!"

    18. "Makeup Revolution! They've stepped up their game recently and have come out with quality eyeshadow palettes, highlighters, and concealers. The best part is they 100% cruelty free!"

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