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A couple of vegan and clean skincare goodies I got from my first order from @thedetoxmarketcanada! 🌿✨ My skin has changed so much in just the past year alone. I went from very oily skin to acne-prone to eczema flare-ups and now surface dryness πŸ˜” So lately, I've been looking into the ingredients of all my skincare products and consciously trying to make an effort to buy clean, non-toxic, and organic products.  This is my second bottle of @oseamalibu's Blemish Balm, it's an amazing lightweight moisturizer that has really helped clear up my skin without drying it out or trigger my eczema. 🌸 I also wanted to try their Atmosphere Protection Cream which claims to hydrate and help provide barrier protection against visible damage caused by environmental stressors such as dry climates, wind and air pollution. 🌍 I’d love to know, what are some non-toxic & vegan skincare products/brands are you currently loving or would recommend?? πŸ’•

A couple of vegan and...

Ain't nuthin but a V-GANG, baby! ✌🏻✨🌱 VGANG: a group of people taking a hardcore gangster approach to wellness and conscience living. - defined by Will.I.Am
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My lips are instantly and intensely hydrated thanks to @nclabeauty’s [NEW] 100% Natural & Vegan Lip Balm! πŸ’‹ They have 8 flavors to choose from including Red Velvet, Almond Cookies, Marshmallow, and Watermelon!! πŸ‰ πŸ‰ πŸ‰  This watermelon Balm Babe smells and tastes like watermelon candy! Formulated with shea butter, cocoa butter, avocado butter, and coconut oil.
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I love how light and moisturized this lip balm feels and I especially love how it doesn't leave that waxy feeling behind πŸ‘ŒπŸ»
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Most lip balms on the market contain beeswax, lanolin, or honey, making them NOT vegan. And then there are some other brands that are NOT cruelty-free including Nivea, Chapstick, EOS*, Blistex, Aquaphor, and Vaseline.
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*Note: EOS is sold in-stores in China but they claim that since they manufacture their products in China, they do not need to test on animals as required by law. However, EOS' products are still at risk of POST-market animal testing where Chinese officials will pull products off from store shelves and test them on animals, this is often done without the company's knowledge or consent. So at this time, we do not feel comfortable classifying any beauty brand selling their products in-stores in China to be "cruelty-free" to our standards.
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#ncla #nclabeauty #balmbabe #nclabalmbabe #nclawatermelon #veganlipbalm #crueltyfreelipbalm #naturallipbalm #cleanlipbalm #gifted

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Let's Get Sheet-Faced!! βœ¨πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Some of my favourite cruelty-free and vegan sheet masks include:
🌡 @elfcosmetics (All Vegan)
🌡 @pacificabeauty (All Vegan)
🌡 @acurebeauty (All Vegan)
🌡 @yesto
🌡 @andalounaturals
🌡 @100percentpure
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Plans on getting sheet-faced this weekend? Share some of your favourite cruelty-free sheet masks!πŸ’•
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HAPPY 🍟 DAY! "You're not cheating on your diet by eating fries, you're cheating on fries by going on a diet."
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Those JalapeΓ±o Kettle Chips are LIFE!πŸ”₯ I also love Takis, Sour Patch Kids Candy, Oreo Cookies in the Carrot Cake Flavor, Dad’s Oatmeal Cookies, and Doritos’ Spicy Sweet Chili chips! πŸ‘ŒπŸ»βœ¨ β€” all in moderation, of course πŸ™‚
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What are some of your favourite accidentally vegan snacks?
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Daydreaming of being on a beach right now with this gorgeous turquoise creme nail polish color called Son of a Beach by @heroine.nyc 🏝
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All of heroine.nyc nail polish are cruelty-free, vegan, and 9-free! πŸ’š
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#heroinenyc #gifted #beaheroine #beachbabes

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List of Cruelty-Free & Vegan Nail Polish Remover

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vegan nail polish remover

After I created my list of over 40+ cruelty-free and vegan nail polish brands, many of you have been asking about nail polish remover.

Although most nail polish remover is already vegan, as it’s essentially just a mixture of alcohol, you also want to make sure the brand of nail polish remover you choose to buy does not test their ingredients on animals and therefore making them also cruelty-free.

Related: What’s the difference between cruelty-free vs. vegan cosmetics?

Thankfully there are plenty of cruelty-free nail polish brands that offers vegan nail polish remover solutions, including acetone-free options and remover pads!

Vegan Nail Polish Remover

Zoya Remove Plus Nail Polish

This is my all-time favorite vegan nail polish remover. I especially love the spill-proof pump, Zoya’s nail polish remover has always been able to do the job of painlessly removing all my polish without leaving any residue behind. Unlike other removers, this one doesn’t have a strong chemical smell to it.


Ella + Mila Soy Nail Polish Remover

Ella + Mila’s soy-based nail polish remover is “designed to effectively remove all natural nail polishes. Ingredients include Vitamins A, C & E, as well as Lavender Essential Oil, all of which promote healthy and moisturized nails. This product does not contain acetone or harsh acetates, which will dry out your skin and damage the nail and cuticles.”


Sienna Byron Bay Vegan Acetone-Free Nail Polish Remover

Sienna Byron Bay Vegan Nail Polish Remover

Sienna Byron Bay’s nail polish remover is a water-based, soy, vegan nail polish remover formula unlike anything I’ve ever used before! This is an amazing all-natural nail polish remover made from a Soy Ester blend and Vitamin E Acetate. “No bad smell and no nasties, leaving your nails hydrated and healthy while also removing polish.”


Lauren B. Beauty Vegan Nail Polish Remover

Lauren B. Beauty Liquid Nail Polish Remover

This acetone-free and vegan liquid nail polish remover from Lauren B. Beauty only contains 2 ingredients (Methyl Acetate and Isopropyl Myristate) plus naturally-derived Geranium Oil and Petitgrain Oil to help moisturize and invigorate your nails and cuticles naturally.


Mineral Fusion Acetone-Free Nail Polish Remover

Mineral Fusion’s acetone-free nail polish remover is a brand you can find at Whole Foods and even at some drugstores (If you’re in Canada, London Drugs has them!). This is a great vegan nail polish remover you can pick up at the store and their acetone-free formula is gentle yet effective at removing even the most stubborn colors.


Gabriel Liquid Nail Polish Remover

Gabriel’s liquid nail polish remover is a gentle nail polish remover formulated to remove polish, condition and prep leaving nails ready for base coat.


Piggy Paint’s Nail Polish remover

Piggy Paint’s nail polish remover claims to be a low order, hypoallergenic nail polish remover. This acetone-free remover is also biodegradable and contains aloe vera and vitamin E to help keep your nails healthy and strong.


Priti NYC Soy Nail Polish Remover

Priti NYC’s vegan nail polish remover is “totally natural and uses a carefully blended mix of natural ingredients that are kind on your nails and skin. It is perfect for you, your family and the planet.”

 


AILA 3-in-1 Vegan Nail Color Remover

AILA 3-in-1 Nail Color Remover with Pure Argan Oil

This 100% natural and plant-based remover from AILA is a 3-in-1 Soy-Based Nail Color Remover. A unique blend of Vitamins A, C, E and Pure Argan Oil helps to promote healthy nail growth by hydrating, conditioning and strengthening nail.


Misa Cosmetics Soft & Soy Non-Toxic Remover

For those of us that want a non-toxic nail polish remover that also happens to be vegan, Misa Cosmetics’ Soft&Soy remover contains no hazardous materials and is non-flammable! This is a fab option for green and natural beauty enthusiasts!


Vegan Nail Polish Remover Pads

When I’m traveling or life gets busy, I always like to bring with me some nail polish remover pads so that I can quickly clean and remove my nail polish while I’m on the go!

Nail polish remover pads come pre-packaged and pre-moistened, so all you gotta worry about is what color to paint your nails next!

Some cruelty-free and vegan nail polish remover pads include:

LVX – The innovative formula has a unique blend of ingredients that nourishes and strengthens nails and cuticles all while removing nail lacquer. This revolutionaryΒ remover contains essential Vitamins A, C, & E and pure jojoba oil.

Lauren B. Beauty – set of 15 non-acetone pads are infused with aloe to leave skin silky and moisturized.

ncLA Take it Off – Its soy-based formula strengthens your nails as it strips the color.

AILA 3-in-1 – with Pure Argan Oil offer a healthy alternative to acetone and acetate removers.

Our favourite vegan nail polish remover wipes is by Sienna Byron Bay. Read our review of this amazing water-based soy nail polish remover wipes.


Have you given any of these cruelty-free and vegan nail polish removers a try?

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5 Comments
  • mindlyly
    April 1, 2018

    Every chemial is tested on animals even if the final product is not. I suspect some of these removers contain chemicals and are therefore not cruelty-free.

    • Notavegtable.
      May 2, 2018

      @ Mindlyly – I think you mean ‘ingredients’. Water is a chemical. Very little in this day and age is ‘cruelty free’. Stop sneering at those making an effort. Many ‘non-ethical’ brands still test the ingredients they know to be safe from decades of testing. Finding an ingredient or group of ingredients that has never been used on animals is pretty hard given that we’ve been using makeup for centuries and humans are animals. While the ends never justify the means, we shouldn’t dismiss the knowledge gained.

      • Vicky Ly
        May 3, 2018

        Well said! ?? It’s true that most of the ingredients that are used in our skincare and makeup today may have been tested on animals in the past, but times are different now, and there’s really no need for us to still be testing ingredients and cosmetics on animals. So what we can do is try our best to make sure ingredients are not CURRENTLY being tested on animals. This is often done with a mutual agreement and understanding between ingredient suppliers, manufactures, and companies that after a certain date, they will do everything they can do to make sure nothing they use is dripped into the eyes of rabbits or rubbed onto the shaved skin of any animal.

        And that is progress that I choose to support 100%! =)

  • Casey
    August 18, 2017

    Hi! Do you know of any vegan nail polish removers with acetone so that it could remove vegan gel polish? Thank you!

  • Sandra R
    May 25, 2017

    I would also highly recommend Karma Organics remover! http://www.karmaorganicspa.com/Soybean-Oil-and-Lavender-Nail-Polish-Remover_p_9.html

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