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    16 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Should Know About

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    1. Lush

    Lush is basically the holy grail of vegan and cruelty-free beauty products. And if you're ever going to buy anything from Lush, apart from the bath bombs, be sure to get the Colour Supplement (Foundation). It doesn't give heavy coverage, but it works GREAT as lightly tinted moisturiser.

    2. Charlotte Tilbury

    Charlotte Tilbury cosmetics are pretty high-quality, and the prices reflect that too, but the products are really good. They don’t test finished products or ingredients on animals, and nor do their suppliers. And if you are looking for a foundation that works magic on combination skin and comes in a wide range of colours, then the Magic Foundation is a great option.

    3. Nanshy

    Nanshy brushes are 100% cruelty-free, vegan, and synthetic. The brushes are so well priced and allow you to apply makeup flawlessly.

    4. Barry M

    Not only does Barry M not test on animals, it's also part of the Be Cruelty-Free campaign led by Humane Society International. Barry M is pretty affordable and it has a good range of products.The lip liners, lipstick, and nail polishes are definitely worth trying.

    5. B.

    Superdrug’s own makeup and skincare line B. is both cruelty-free AND vegan. All the products are certified under the internationally recognised Humane Cosmetics Products Standards.

    6. Too Faced

    Not only is the packaging the cutest thing ever, the products are also cruelty-free, and Too Faced offers synthetic brushes and vegan-friendly products. Also its Chocolate Bar Eye Palette has beautiful colours and smells like chocolate.

    7. Pixi

    Not only does Pixi promise to use only natural and nontoxic ingredients, its products are also 100% cruelty-free. Plus pretty much everyone who has ever tried the Pixi Glow Tonic has something good to say about it.

    8. Becca

    Becca is one of the few high-end brands that are not only cruelty-free, but also actively participating in research to prove that cruelty-free methods are more relevant and reliable. All its trials are conducted on paid volunteers and neither Becca nor any company connected to it tests on animals. Oh and side note: Its green corrector works wonders on covering redness, and its lavender corrector is great for dull and sallow skin tones.

    9. Nailberry

    Nail polishes that are vegan-friendly, cruelty-free, and really pretty. The Nailberry range also has added UV filters, which keeps discolouration and yellowing under control. Happy days!

    10. Burt's Bees

    Burt’s Bees has a firm "no testing on animals" policy. On top of that, it takes social responsibility very seriously too. The company has set up the Greater Good foundation, though which it helps nonprofit initiatives with 10% of website sales.

    11. Lottie London

    Lottie London is a brand that mostly makes cute AF nail polishes and makeup brushes. The brand is cruelty-free and the brushes are made with synthetic hair, making them vegan-friendly and easy to take care of.

    12. Shea Moisture

    Shea Moisture is the stuff of every natural-haired girl's dreams. The brand prides itself in using organic and natural ingredients, being eco-friendly and cruelty-free, and supporting fair trade. So much goodness.

    13. Amika

    Amika is another beauty brand that is cruelty-free. The packaging is super cute, and the Curl Defining Cream works wonders on curly and wavy hair.

    14. Carol's Daughter

    Carol's Daughter is one of the brands under the L'Oreal umbrella that is cruelty-free – it doesn't test its ingredients on animals, anywhere in the world. The Mimosa Hair Honey is great for dry hair and it smells of orange goodness mixed with honey.

    15. Makeup Revolution

    Neither the products nor the ingredients are tested on animals, and the makeup range is so good and loved by plenty of budget beauty bloggers. What else can you ask for?

    16. Paul Mitchell

    It can be a little tricky to find cruelty-free hair brands, but thankfully Paul Mitchell has come to the rescue. The brand has been proudly against animal testing from the very start. The Ultimate Color Repair Range is great and it strengthens and softens hair like a dream.

    If you want to find out more about cruelty-free beauty products, this blog is a good place to start.