When making the switch over to cruelty-free cosmetics, I find most consumers hesitate with trying to find a replacement for their beloved liquid foundation that they’ve grown accustomed to using over the years.
But you’ll be happy to hear that there are several cruelty-free and vegan foundations under $10, so finding a new foundation that wasn’t tested on animals and doesn’t any animal ingredients is at a very low cost to you!
List of Affordable Vegan Foundation
This medium-full coverage vegan foundation by ELF cosmetics is oil-free and contains SPF 15, choose from 10 shades. ($6)
Wet n Wild Photo Focus Foundation
Update: May 2019.wet n wild is no longer considered cruelty-free as they were recently caught selling their products in mainland China where post-market animal testing may be conducted on their products. We no longer recommend any of wet n wild products as a cruelty-free option.
Barry M’s vegan foundation claims to be “an oil free formulation, containing soothing moisturisers with skin healing properties, for a flawless matte finish.” (£5.99; sold at ASOS for US$9)
Styli-Style’s foundation is not only vegan but it also claims to be hypoallergenic as well! A lightweight and oil-free formula for a luminous finish, 6 shades available. ($9.99)
Targeted for those of us with acne, this full-coverage vegan foundation by ELF contains properties to help fight blemishes like salicylic acid, witch hazel, camphor, tea tree, and soothing aloe. 5 shades to choose from! ($6)
A medium-to-full coverage vegan foundation for under $5! This foundation claims to blend “seamlessly for all-day wear, and its flawless, lightweight formula provides buildable, medium-to-full coverage that evens out skin tone and conceals imperfections.” 6 shade varieties. ($3.99)
So whether you’re looking for a foundation that is oil-free or full coverage, choose from one of these options to make sure the makeup you’re buying are not hurting animals!
I’d love to know if you’ve tried any of these vegan foundations before? if not, which ones are you interested in trying?
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