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16 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands You Should Know About

It’s not all bad.

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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.

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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.

B.Complete eyeshadow pop
http://www.superdrug.com/B-/B-Complete-eyeshadow-pop/p/871358

B.Complete eyeshadow pop

B.Sweet Candy Shop Collection Whipped Blush Peach
http://www.superdrug.com/Make-Up/Face/Blusher/B-Sweet-Candy-Shop-Collection-Whipped-Blush-Peach/p/324748

B.Sweet Candy Shop Collection Whipped Blush Peach

B. Flawless Long-lasting Concealer
http://www.superdrug.com/B-/B-Flawless-Long-lasting-Concealer-Light-Medium-23/p/493550

B. Flawless Long-lasting Concealer

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.

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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

Shimmering Skin Perfector Luminous Blush
https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/becca-shimmering-skin-perfector-luminous-blush.html

Shimmering Skin Perfector Luminous Blush

Lowlight/Highlight Perfecting Palette
https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/becca-lowlight-highlight-perfecting-palette.html

Lowlight/Highlight Perfecting Palette

Backlight Targeted Colour Corrector
https://www.cultbeauty.co.uk/becca-backlight-targeted-colour-corrector.html

Backlight Targeted Colour Corrector

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

Cranberry & Pomegranate Body Butter
http://www.burtsbees.co.uk/natural-products/body-body-moisturisers/cranberry-pomegranate-body-butter.html

Cranberry & Pomegranate Body Butter

Peach and Willowbark Deep Pore Scrub
http://www.burtsbees.co.uk/natural-products/face-care-facial-scrubs-toners/peach-and-willowbark-deep-pore-scrub.html

Peach and Willowbark Deep Pore Scrub

Lip Gloss
http://www.burtsbees.co.uk/natural-products/lips-lip-colour/lip-gloss.html

Lip Gloss

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, Lottie Balm Ball, Caramel Apple
http://www.superdrug.com/Model%27s-Own-shop-all-Lips/Lottie-London%2C-Lottie-Balm-Ball%2C-Caramel-Apple/p/565310

Lottie London, Lottie Balm Ball, Caramel Apple

Lottie Buff and Blend Brush, Buffer Brush
http://www.superdrug.com/Make-Up/Make-Up-Accessories/Make-Up-Brushes/Lottie-London%2C-Lottie-Buff-and-Blend-Brush%2C-Buffer-Brush/p/647200

Lottie Buff and Blend Brush, Buffer Brush

Lottie London, Peace Out
http://www.superdrug.com/Make-Up/Nails/Nail-Polish/Lottie-London%2C-Lottie-Laquer%2C-Peace-Out%2C-Dark-Blue%2C-12ml/p/408703

Lottie London, Peace Out

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.

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12. Shea Moisture

Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque
http://www.boots.com/en/Shea-Moisture-Raw-Shea-Butter-Deep-Treatment-Masque_1750093/

Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque

Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Shampoo
http://www.boots.com/en/Shea-Moisture-Jamaican-Black-Castor-Oil-Strengthen-Restore-Shampoo_1750091/

Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Shampoo

Shea Moisture SuperFruit Complex 10-IN-1 Multi-Benefit Shampoo.99
http://www.boots.com/en/Shea-Moisture-SuperFruit-Complex-10-IN-1-Multi-Benefit-Shampoo_1750095/

Shea Moisture SuperFruit Complex 10-IN-1 Multi-Benefit Shampoo.99

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

Monoi Repairing Sulfate-Free Shampoo
https://uk.strawberrynet.com/haircare/carol-s-daughter/monoi-repairing-sulfate-free-shampoo/143212/?CatgId=p#DETAIL

Monoi Repairing Sulfate-Free Shampoo

Tui Color Care Hydrating Leave-In Conditioner (For All Types of Dry, Color-Treated Hair)
https://uk.strawberrynet.com/haircare/carol-s-daughter/tui-color-care-hydrating-leave-in/179610/?CatgId=p#DETAIL

Tui Color Care Hydrating Leave-In Conditioner (For All Types of Dry, Color-Treated Hair)

Mimosa Hair Honey Shine Pomade (For Dry, Brittle & Textured Hair)
https://uk.strawberrynet.com/haircare/carol-s-daughter/mimosa-hair-honey-shine-pomade/179611/?CatgId=p#DETAIL

Mimosa Hair Honey Shine Pomade (For Dry, Brittle & Textured Hair)

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

Paul Mitchell Ultimate Color Repair™ Triple Rescue
http://www.feelunique.com/p/Paul-Mitchell-Ultimate-Color-Repair-Triple-Rescue-150ml

Paul Mitchell Ultimate Color Repair™ Triple Rescue

Paul Mitchell Extra Body Extra-Body Firm Finishing Spray
http://www.feelunique.com/p/Paul-Mitchell-Extra-Body-Extra-Body-Firm-Finishing-Spray-125ml

Paul Mitchell Extra Body Extra-Body Firm Finishing Spray

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo
http://www.feelunique.com/p/Paul-Mitchell-Tea-Tree-Special-Shampoo-300ml-57156

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Special Shampoo

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.

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