What are some of your fave cruelty-free + vegan skincare brands? 🐰🌿✨ with literally hundreds of vegan options to choose from, making the switch to a cruelty-free skincare routine has never been easier! πŸ’– (πŸ“Έ via @livekindlyco)

What are some of your...

The best things in life are CRUELTY-FREE! πŸ’žπŸŒΏβœ¨ (via @inthesoulshine)

The best things in life...

Weekend mood πŸ’žβœ¨
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Weekend mood πŸ’žβœ¨ . ....

πŸ†• VEGANCUTS FALL MAKEUP BOX IS HERE! πŸ‚πŸ’›πŸ“¦ If you're just getting into cruelty-free + vegan makeup or you're like me, a vegan makeup addict, then you'll LOVE @vegancuts seasonal makeup boxes! πŸ’„ (Get $5 OFF with coupon code: ETHICALELEPHANT)
Here's a peek inside this season's box:
πŸ’‹ Powder Contour Kit from @aestheticacosmetics
πŸ’‹ Cherry Matte Setting Spray from @pacificabeauty
πŸ’‹ Eyeshadow in the color Garden Rose from @rmsbeauty
πŸ’‹ Makeup blending brush from @labeautesoi
πŸ’‹ Eyeliner pencil in the shade: Bright Eyes from @100percentpure
The scoop: 5 full-size cruelty-free + vegan makeup products with a total value of $100. You can customize the box by picking your choice of eyeshadow and eyeliner pencil colors! ✨ This season's box supports Sofi and friends at the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, MN. 🦁🌿
Have you tried any of these vegan goodies before? 🧑 I’m obsessed with the cherry setting spray, it smells sooo good!! πŸ’
#vegancuts #vegancutsmakeupbox #vegancutsbox #gifted #affiliate


πŸ”₯ BREAKING NEWS: Shiseido acquires Cruelty-Free Beauty Brand, Drunk Elephant for $845 Million! 🐘
What’s the current situation with Drunk Elephant’s cruelty-free status?πŸ‘‡πŸ»
Shiseido is NOT a cruelty-free corporation, they DO test on animals when required by law and the brand, as well as, some of their subsidiary brands (like NARS) are sold in mainland China and are required by law to test on animals.
Shiseido does own two cruelty-free brands, bareMinerals and BUXOM.
So.. will Drunk Elephant remain Cruelty-Free?
YES! According to Drunk Elephant, they'll remain cruelty-free and Leaping Bunny certified!!! βœ¨πŸ™ŒπŸ»βœ¨Swipe πŸ‘ˆπŸ» to read their response when asked about their cruelty-free standing after the announcement.
TL;DR - Shiseido (a non-cruelty-free corporation) acquires Drunk Elephant but they’ll remain committed to being cruelty-free. Drunk Elephant is not sold in-stores in China and has no plans to.
#crueltyfree #crueltyfreenews #drunkelephant #shiseido

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Buhaha I need this! πŸŽƒπŸ‚ and all the other awesome vegan good stuff by @thepunkybunny πŸ‘ˆπŸ»
Speaking of vegan candy:
🍬 Sour Patch Kids
🍬 Twizzlers
🍬 Jolly Rancher Hard Candy
🍬 Air Heads
🍬 Skittles (edit: Including the UK versions!) 🍬 Dots
Let me know what are some of your favourite vegan candy?πŸ‘‡πŸ» (πŸ“Έ via @thepunkybunny)

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How often do u do your nails?πŸ’…πŸ» I like to do mine 2-3 times a week. ✨ I find it so therapeutic and I just love changing nail polish colours depending on my mood and the season! πŸƒ

These are some of my cruelty-free and vegan manicure essentials:
🌿 Soy nail polish remover (acetone-free) by @786cosmetics - love how gentle, yet effective this nail polish remover is!
🌿 Nail cuticle oil - β€˜So Rich,  Love Potion’ by @nclabeauty - love the smell of ALL their cuticle oils!! They have travel-size ones too now!
🌿 Non-Toxic Base Coat by @siennabyronbay, the best sticky base coat I’ve ever used!
🌿 Clear Top Coat by @lovemissfrankie, love this because it’s got a nice, wide-tapered brush which makes application quick and easy!
🌿 Hydrating vegan hand cream by @cakebeauty which smells like French vanilla cupcakes!!
🌿 And the color (swipe πŸ‘ˆπŸ») I have on today is from @siennabyronbayβ€˜s latest collection, the color is called Serenity ✨
#crueltyfree #crueltyfreenails #vegan #veganbeauty #vegannails #vegannailpolish #missfrankie #ncla #nclabeauty #siennabyronbay #786cosmetics #cakebeauty #gifted

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IKEA Canada launches a πŸ†• plant-based burger, VΣ’XT Burger! πŸ” It's currently only available at @ikeacanada’s new outdoor dining experience in Coquitlam, Canada. Find the white food truck, Foodbox, outside at this location to try their new vegan cheeseburger today! 🌱

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Some bunny loves u when u choose cruelty-free! πŸ’•πŸ‡πŸŒΏ .
πŸ“Έ via @bunnies_.lover

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Is Essence Cruelty-Free? | Essence Vegan Product List (2019)

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Essence is Europe’s #1 cosmetic brand offering fun, high-quality makeup products at an affordable price. But first I wanted to know, is Essence cruelty-free?

Is Essence Cruelty-Free?

Essence is cruelty-free! Essence does not test any of their products or ingredients on animals, anywhere in the world.

essence animal testing policy (2019)

On essence’s website, they have a very impressive and thorough statement of their animal testing policy that also includes a comprehensive list of FAQs regarding their cruelty-free status.

I love it when a cruelty-free brand is so open and transparent about their animal testing policy like essence has done with their informative website!

We are happy to add essence to our list of cruelty-free brands!

Is Essence Vegan?

Not all of Essence makeup products are suitable for vegans as some contain beeswax, carmine, and/or other animal products however Essence does offer some vegan products that do not contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products.

Please reference below for a list of Essence vegan products.

Essence Vegan Product List (2019)

Below is a list of essence makeup that are considered vegan and do not contain any animal-derived ingredients:

Face – Essence Vegan

Eyes – Essence Vegan

Lips – Essence Vegan

Nails – Essence Vegan

This vegan product list is updated as frequently as possible, please be aware that formulations may have changed since the publication of this post. If you have new information to suggest one of the above products isn’t vegan, please email me at info@ethicalelephant.com to let me know.

Not Vegan – Essence

The following Essence products contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products and therefore are not suitable for vegans:

  • #lashes of the day super volume mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • camouflage + healthy glow concealer (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • camouflage + matt concealer (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • colour boost mad about matte liquid lipstick (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • extreme lasting eye pencil – not vegan
  • eye flirt party look eyeshadow palette (contains carmine) – not vegan
  • eye got this rock look eyeshadow palette (contains carmine) – not vegan
  • eyebrow designer – not vegan
  • eyeliner pen waterproof – not vegan
  • fresh & fit awake make up (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • fresh & fit awake primer (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • get BIG! lashes volume boost mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • get BIG! lashes volume waterproof mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • i love extreme crazy volume mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • i love extreme volume mascara waterproof (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • i love stage eyeshadow base (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • kajal pencil – not vegan
  • lash princess false lash effect mascara waterproof (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • lash princess false lash mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • lash princess sculpted volume mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • lash princess volume mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • mosaic blush (contains carmine) – not vegan
  • volume stylist 18h curl & hold mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • Salut Paris eyeshadow palette (contains carmine) – not vegan
  • spice up your life eyeshadow palette (contains carmine) – not vegan
  • super precise eyeliner – not vegan
  • superlast eyeliner deep black – not vegan
  • superlast eyeliner matte black – not vegan
  • superlast eyeliner waterproof – not vegan
  • you better work! length definition mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
  • you better work! volume & curl mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan

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1 Comment
  • alex
    March 27, 2019

    thank you fore the list

β€œMake ethical choices in what we buy, do, and watch. In a consumer-driven society our individual choices, used collectively for the good of animals and nature, can change the world faster than laws.”― Marc Bekoff

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