Complete List of 100% Vegan Makeup & Skincare Brands

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LAST UPDATED: SEPT 24, 2020

A complete and up-to-date list of 100% Vegan makeup and beauty brands!

What is this Vegan list?

All of the cosmetics brands listed below do not test their products, ingredients, or formulations on animals and that includes not selling their products in mainland China where compulsory animal testing is required for all imported cosmetics. In addition, brands included on this list must only offer vegan products. This means absolutely no animal ingredients or by-products are used —in any and all of their products!

For a comprehensive list of cruelty-free brands with some vegan options, check our Cruelty-Free Brand Directory instead.

What makes this vegan brands list different from our cruelty-free brands list?

This vegan brand list includes only companies that are 100% vegan AND cruelty-free — These brands are then categorized under Vegan Makeup, Vegan Skincare, Vegan Hair, Vegan Nail Polish, Vegan Makeup Brushes, Vegan Fragrances, and Vegan Beauty Boxes.

Why support these Vegan brands?

Cruelty-Free‘ is often used to describe cosmetics that weren’t tested on animals, however, we also want to make sure none of the ingredients in our cosmetics caused any animals to suffer or be killed. That’s why we buy makeup and personal care products that are vegan.

And in order to show that there is a growing consumer demand for vegan products and that running a 100% vegan company is sustainable and profitable, we want to continue to show our support and purchase from 100% vegan brands.

So, I hope with this vegan brands list, you’ll get to discover from all the awesome and growing number of vegan makeup and beauty brands!

100% Vegan Makeup

Some makeup brands claim to be cruelty-free where none of their products or ingredients are tested on animals, however, their products may contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products. Some common animal products found in makeup include carmine, beeswax, pearl powder, animal-derived fatty acids, and animal hair used for makeup brushes. The following vegan makeup brands do not test on animals and do not use any animal-derived ingredients or by-products in any of their products.


100% Vegan Skincare Brands

Some skincare brands claim to be cruelty-free where none of their products or ingredients are tested on animals, however, their products may contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products. Some animal products commonly found in skincare include lanolin, beeswax, royal jelly, honey, collagen, silk amino acids, snail mucin, milk-derivatives, and squalene from fish liver oil.

Below is a list of vegan skincare brands that do not test on animals and do not use animal-derived ingredients or by-products in any of their products. Brands listed here offer a range of skincare products for face & body, personal care products, and bath & body care products.


100% Vegan Hair Care Brands

Some hair care brands claim to be cruelty-free where none of their products or ingredients are tested on animals, however, their products may contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products. Some common animal ingredients found in hair care products include keratin, biotin and silk amino acids.

Below is a list of vegan haircare brands that do not test on animals and do not use animal-derived ingredients or by-products in any of their products. Brands listed here offer a range of hair products from shampoo, conditioners, hair treatments, styling products, hair dye, and hair accessories.


100% Vegan Nail Polish Brands

Some nail polish brands claim to be cruelty-free where none of their products or ingredients are tested on animals, however, their products may contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products. Some common animal ingredients found in nail polish and nail care products include guanine, shellac, pearl-derivatives, keratin, and biotin.

Below is a list of nail polish brands that do not test on animals and do not use animal-derived ingredients or by-products in any of their products.


100% Vegan Brushes & Tools

Some makeup brush brands claim to be “cruelty-free” yet use natural animal hair bristles for their brushes. Although companies claim this process is done in a cruelty-free manner and the animals are not harmed, we do not support the practice of taking an animals’ fur in order to make makeup brushes. Below is a list of vegan makeup brush brands that agree with us by only offering makeup brushes made with synthetic bristles.


100% Vegan Beauty Boxes

Discover new cruelty-free and vegan beauty products by subscribing to one of the following monthly or quarterly beauty boxes! Some cruelty-free beauty boxes only include products from brands that don’t test on animals and are not always vegan. However, this list of vegan beauty boxes makes sure to only and always include products that are both not tested on animals and don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products!


100% Vegan Fragrance Brands

The following vegan fragrance brands do not test on animals and do not use any animal-derived ingredients or by-products in their perfumes or any of their other products.

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106 Comments
  • Tiffany
    July 22, 2020

    I just started trying to buy vegan products. It’s overwhelming to find what you need to be vegan but I am not going to stop. This list is really helpful.

  • jessica leslie
    July 16, 2020

    i love all the 100 percent vegan products but also a major concern is the carbon footprint tihng. don’t understand which ones are sustainable , recyclable packing atleast. trying to avoid the use of so much plastic. which brands are good for that too?

  • Sarah Plush
    May 23, 2020

    This list is amazing and save me so much time! Have you heard of Juice Beauity ? They told me they are vegan and CF

    • Vicky Ly
      May 24, 2020

      Glad you’re finding this vegan brands list helpful! 😊 Yes! I love Juice Beauty products too! They’re cruelty-free but not entirely 100% vegan. They have a couple of products that contain beeswax and honey.

      – USDA Lip Moisturizer (contains organic beeswax) – not vegan
      – USDA Organic Facial Wash (contains organic honey) – not vegan

  • Vernita D. Dawkins
    May 8, 2020

    Great article. Looking for 100% vegan skincare with affiliate programs that I can offer my clients.

  • Danusia
    April 17, 2020

    Thank you So very much for the 100% Vegan List, & for updating it! Your dedication and vigilance is greatly appreciated. Are any of the companies listed owned by a parent company that is Not 100% Vegan and/or Not Cruelty Free? I read the information several times and didn’t see any mention about parent companies. I apologize if I missed it. Thank you so much.

    • Vicky Ly
      April 20, 2020

      Hi Danusia,
      Glad to hear you’re finding our vegan brand list helpful! 🙏🏻 Great question! The only two 100% vegan brands that are listed on here that are affiliated with a corporation that is not cruelty-free is KVD Vegan Beauty (Kat Von D) and Bite Beauty.

      I just added a note next to these brands to avoid any further confusion.

      Both KVD Vegan Beauty and Bite Beauty are owned by Kendo. And Kendo is actually a division and part of the LVMH group. And LVMH is a corporation that is NOT cruelty-free.

      So, by association, some cruelty-free consumers would not consider KVD Vegan Beauty and Bite Beauty to be cruelty-free because of their affiliation with the LVMH group.

  • Dresses
    January 23, 2020

    I don’t know if it’s just me or if perhaps everybody else experiencing issues with ylur blog.
    It appears as if some of the wrigten tet within your content are
    running off the screen. Can someone else please copmment aand let me know if this is happening
    to them as well? This might be a problem
    with my browser because I’ve had this happen before. Appreciate it

    • Vicky Ly
      January 28, 2020

      Oh no! I’m sorry you’re experiencing issues with viewing my blog.

      I checked and viewed this page on my desktop monitor, laptop, and phone and don’t see any issues. Was it this specific page (Ultimate List of 100% Vegan Beauty Brands) that you are having troubles with seeing? or was it another post/page?

      If anyone else is having issues with properly viewing this page, please leave a comment and I’ll try to fix the issue asap.

      Thank you! 💖🐘

  • Siti Nurkhadijah
    December 16, 2019

    Laura Lee Los Angeles Beauty Line are all vegan

  • ZsaZsa
    October 24, 2019

    Arbonne is completely vegan and cruelty free. Manic Panic is unfortunately not completely vegan, I know, I was shocked too.

  • Clara
    October 14, 2019

    If I may add, the list you have as ‘vegan’ are toxic as well. Lol.

  • Clara
    October 14, 2019

    Lol. Just because a brand claims to be ‘vegan’ doesn’t mean it’s clean. I’d rather look for a clean product that goes to China than support ‘vegan’ brands just because ‘I have a limited idea of veganism movement’ and by supporthing these vegan products, I am feeling good about myself and the Earth.’ Hey girl, live some more. There are too many problems on this earth than focusing on brands that are supposedly CLEAN but aren’t. Better get your act together and not be a total hypocrite. I would love you disclose the sanitary napkin you are using. With all the horror, you will realize how fucked up this world is, and espousing your elitist veganism is hypocrisy. You’re just being used by the U.N.

    • Laura
      April 17, 2020

      Feeling sorry for you… So you claim that animals doesn’t matter that much and there is absolutely not a fucking problem testing on them, just because we matter more!? I get that you don’t want to get some acne or allergies because of artificial ingredients, but come on! Put yourself on some animal’s place. Take responsibility. Would you feel comfortable if skinned alive so you can become fake eyelashes or a make-up brush !? Because yeah, the do that!!!

  • Sara Davoodi
    June 25, 2019

    Hi Vicky! Thanks for including Athar’a Pure! We love what you do and the list is super helpful.

    P.S. I’m loving how beautiful your site looks! 💓

    Xo!
    Sara

  • Tiffaine
    June 21, 2019

    Kat von D no longer on the list?

    • Vicky Ly
      June 24, 2019

      Hey Tiffaine!
      Thanks for reminding me to add Kat Von D Beauty to this list now. In the past, a couple of their products (some shades of eyeshadows and collab product with Too Faced) contained carmine, but Kat Von D and her team have now successfully reformulated or discontinued those products. So Kat Von D Beauty is finally an entirely 100% vegan brand now! YAY!

  • PJ
    May 19, 2019

    the site is looking absolutely gorgeous lately. so readable and clean! appreciate this list so much. xoxo

  • lillian
    May 8, 2019

    Add Le Labo too. They make perfumes, lotions, shampoo, conditioners, and soaps.

  • Jacey
    April 14, 2019

    thank you so much for this list! i’ve been scouring the internet for more information in hopes to change out all my products. this is very important to me and i’m glad to see a good amount of people believe so too!

  • Kira
    April 6, 2019

    Please add The Gnarly Whale to your list! And thank you so much for compiling this!

  • Jody Valentino
    March 22, 2019

    Thank you for posting this list of cruelty free and very important VEGAN makeup products, it’s easy to find cruelty free makeup but not so easy finding both in one product..l am a makeup women and so glad some companies are changing over to ethical standards. Once again thank you, Sincerely Jody????

  • Amy
    January 7, 2019

    Please add Arbonne to this list.. They have been Vegan for 40 years

  • Lily
    November 15, 2018

    Are all the Safe and Chic brands cruelty free and vegan ? if so that would be amazing !

  • Gina
    November 5, 2018

    This was definately helpful! Im a massive fan of vegan products that are cruelty-free! Im currently ordering the nightcream by Virginic as they happen to be a booming organic company apparently. Definately worth checking them out if youre a fan of one or two of those brands! 🙂

    • Claire Benson
      November 12, 2018

      hiii Gina,

      ive got Virginic products too!! ive got the Vitamin C serum and it is amazingggg. im only 20 and ive got these lines under my eyes and so i started using it and it helped them disappear slowly! i got it for my bday but now ive ordered the eye serum also!
      and total respect goes to ethicalelephant for spreading awareness!!

  • Julie Carr
    October 31, 2018

    What about Bio Sculpture?

  • Melisa
    October 14, 2018

    Hi Vicky,
    Can you look into the brand of “BeautyCounter” and let me know if it is vegan and animal cruelty free?
    Thank you in advance.

  • Patricia
    September 24, 2018

    Hi! I thought Zoya was vegan?

    • Vicky Ly
      September 24, 2018

      Hi Patricia,
      Zoya’s nail polish are 100% vegan but I believe some of their lipsticks contain beeswax or carmine so I’m unable to list them as being a 100% vegan brand.

  • Lulu
    August 30, 2018

    Are Juice Beauty and Cover FX vegan and cruelty free?

    • Lulu
      August 30, 2018

      Oh, I just saw that Juice Beauty uses beeswax in some products. Cover FX is vegan and cruelty free according to their site!

      • Vicky Ly
        August 31, 2018

        Hey Lulu,
        You’re correct about Juice Beauty.. they don’t test on animals but they do have a small number of products that contain beeswax.

        Thank you for letting me know that COVER FX is now 100% vegan! I’ll add them to the list. They previously had 2 products that weren’t considered vegan but I’m happy to see that they have discontinued those products now =) YAY.

  • Jasmine
    July 19, 2018

    Atelier Sarisha is a natural and vegan Toronto based skincare brand 🙂

  • Mary
    July 19, 2018

    What about the makeup brand Milk?

  • Rebecca
    July 16, 2018

    What about OCC?

  • adrian
    June 3, 2018

    juliette has a gun is not a skin care brand, they only make perfumes .. and its not even vegan!

    • Vicky Ly
      June 4, 2018

      I know Juliette Has a Gun is not a skincare brand but I decided to add them under that category because I’ve been waiting to verify more cruelty-free fragrance brands to create another category just for fragrances, so in the meantime.. they’re listed under Skincare.

      I reached out to the brand last year and they’ve informed me that none of their products contain any animal ingredients. If you have any other information that suggests this isn’t the case then please feel free to send me any information at info@ethicalelephant.com and I’ll be happy to look into it. I just sent them another email to see if anything has changed since I last spoke with them. I’ll update this list if they’re no longer cruelty-free and/or vegan.

  • Chelsea
    May 31, 2018

    Thank you so much for this post. I really agree with supporting 100% vegan companies and its nice to see someone backing this corner. I do think its great that more well known companies are raising some awareness by providing some vegan options however they have their fingers in all the pies when they could just convert to fully vegan status. Business is business and these companies are noticing a trend and following suit for profit but not fully committing, whereas a 100% vegan company is founded on solid ethics. Veganism is gaining momentum but vegan businesses need support. Just my 2cents and not intending to offend anyone. Many thanks again.

  • Corey
    May 16, 2018

    Do you have a list of cleaning products you would recommend?

  • Paola
    May 10, 2018

    Hi!
    I just wanted to make you aware, that the some ads that are shown in your website are from maybelline. As this is a cruelty free blog, I though you would want cruelty free brands in your ads.

    🙂

    Pao.

    • Vicky Ly
      May 10, 2018

      Hi Pao, Thanks for the comment. Some of the ads on my website are displayed using Google Adsense and I don’t have control over the ads that users see, similar to the ads that show before you watch a Youtube video. It’s based off of each users browser history so although I try my best to flag and remove ads from non-cruelty-free companies from showing up on my website, I see something different from what you and others will see.

      So you may have visited a website similar to Maybelline and Google Adsense thought you might be interested in seeing a similar ad.

      I am working on transitioning my website so that I don’t have to use Google Adsense and therefore no one will have to see an ad from a non-cruelty-free company on my site again! But it’s unfortunately taking me some time to get there.

      It’s just me running the site so the small amount I make from Google Adsense helps to cover the costs of maintaining and keeping my website up and running, otherwise this would be coming out of my own pocket and I wouldn’t be able to personally afford it.

      I appreciate your feedback and will take it into account as I’m working on transitioning off of display ads!

  • Ailin
    May 9, 2018

    Have you thought about including Korean Products?

  • Mili
    April 27, 2018

    Hola! Falta MILK y Kat Von D que son marcas 100% veganas. 🙂 Saludos desde Panamá!

  • Lussie
    April 4, 2018

    Nice!! Thanks for eco friendly Make up list! We love vegan lifestyle!!!

  • Ashl
    April 3, 2018

    Hi Vicky,

    Have you researched into any MLM companies? Just wondering why you don’t have Arbonne listed on your 100% Vegan brand list? They are certified vegan AND cruelty free!

    Thanks!

    • Vicky Ly
      April 4, 2018

      Hi Ashley,
      Great question.. I get asked this a lot and so I’m glad I get to address it here! =)
      I don’t mention MLM companies, even if they are cruelty-free and vegan, because I get flooded and overwhelmed with comments and spams from some of their reps. I know most of the reps aren’t like that but I haven’t had a good experience in the past so I’ve chosen not to mention any type of MLM companies on my blog to avoid this.

  • Lily
    March 26, 2018

    hey Vicky, just heard about a brand called Tiger and Taupe, they only have a few lipsticks but still really cute and vegan/cruelty free.
    just thought I’d let you know since they aren’t on this list 🙂 <3

  • Gabriella Veliz
    March 24, 2018

    Thank you so much for this list ? ?? You are amazing! When you say 100% vegan do you also mean NOT owned by a non-cruelty free parent company?

  • Xenia
    March 10, 2018

    Is elf makeup not vegan?

  • nikki
    January 31, 2018

    Hihi! Thanks for this incredibly helpful list! Just letting you know Habit is also a great vegan nail polish brand!

  • Madison Bowman
    January 25, 2018

    Star Crushed Minerals is an all vegan indie brand!

  • Olivia
    January 21, 2018

    I love this list and I love your blog! Evolvh and Mad Hippie are two of my favorite brands, but I do know they aren’t 100% vegan, more like 98% vegan (I had the unpleasant experience of buying non-vegan products from them in the past). The Mad Hippie sunscreen is their only non-vegan product, because it does include beeswax. Likewise, Evolvh also uses beeswax in a couple of their styling products. I really hope they’ll consider reformulating in the future! Much love <3!

  • Raquel
    January 18, 2018

    Have you heard of the EWG? Products that are 100% vegan and cruelty free don’t necessarily mean they would get a low toxicity score from the EWG.

    • Michelle
      November 22, 2018

      Sadly, EWG is NOT the most reliable source for that information!
      A lot of their info is biased, completely out of date, or inaccurate.
      Ba/c of that, no one in the science community would use any of their info or data…& therefore they misinform consumers with highly inaccurate & dated information!

  • Shining Stars
    January 4, 2018

    Hey Vicky,

    I really, really love your list!! Just out of curiosity, are The Body Shop & Lush not included because they are not totally vegan?

    • Shining Stars
      January 4, 2018

      I also forgot – from this list (and through your own experience), what brands would you recommend overall in terms of value/results? I’m quite new to vegan beauty and want to look into what others feel is def worth getting 🙂

    • Vicky Ly
      January 5, 2018

      Yes! Exactly!! =) Lush and The Body Shop are cruelty-free (not tested on animals) but since SOME of their products are not vegan, they’re not included on this list!

    • Rebecca
      March 3, 2018

      Correct. On the website, The Body Shop says that they are 100% vegetarian, not vegan. The Lush as well uses some animal products, mainly milk or honey, in some of their products. Luckily with Lush is that they are pretty transparent as to what is vegan and what isn’t.

  • Gabriella Veliz
    December 29, 2017

    i thank you a million times for this list! Sephora started selling STELLAR a brand that claims to be Vegan but I can’t find any mention of it in any vegan brand lists … I am wondering if you have heard of or from this brand.

  • Eleni
    December 29, 2017

    You have forgotten jane iredale, Environ & advanced nutrition programme beauty supplements

    • Vicky Ly
      December 29, 2017

      Jane Iredale is cruelty-free (not tested on animals) however not ALL of Jane Iredale products are considered vegan as they do use beeswax and carmine in some of their products. For a list of Jane Iredale vegan products, check out this post here: https://ethicalelephant.com/jane-iredale-vegan/

      I haven’t heard of the other companies you mentioned so I’ll look into them! Thanks for the suggestions!

  • Brooke
    December 15, 2017

    How about Arbonne?

  • Brooke
    December 15, 2017

    Arbonne not on the list?? 🙂

  • Lindsey Arnold
    December 12, 2017

    Hi Vicky, I love what you do! I was wondering, how can I get my vegan skincare brand Velvet Report added to your list? I’d love to be included 🙂 Thanks, Lindsey

    • Vicky Ly
      December 13, 2017

      Hey Lindsey!
      Would love to add your brand to the list. Send me an email at info@ethicalelephant.com and we can verify Velvet Report’s animal testing policy from there! =)

  • kay
    December 3, 2017

    I noticed acure organics isn’t on your list, they are a 100% vegan and cruelty free skin and hair care brand! 🙂

    • Vicky Ly
      December 4, 2017

      Hi Kay!
      I love Acure Organics! =) They are indeed cruelty-free where none of their products or ingredients are tested on animals however some of their products contain organic beeswax so I’m unable to consider them as a 100% vegan brand.

      If you’re interested, I have a handy list of Acure Organics’ vegan products >> https://ethicalelephant.com/acure-organics-vegan/

  • Luna
    November 30, 2017

    black moon cosmetics is all cruelty-free and vegan! <3

    • Vicky Ly
      December 4, 2017

      Thanks Luna for the tip! I’ve now added Black Moon Cosmetics to this list of 100% vegan beauty brands! =)

  • Erin
    November 27, 2017

    Gabriel cosmetics is vegan! And is the list ONLY brands that started out vegan, or also brands that have become vegan? Thanks!

    • Vicky Ly
      November 28, 2017

      Hey Erin,
      The cosmetics from Gabriel are vegan but some of their makeup brushes are made with “natural pony and goat hair” so I’m unable to add them to this list of 100% vegan beauty brands! =( Hopefully they will switch over to using synthetic bristles for their makeup brushes instead of animal hair soon!

      This list includes brands that either started out as being 100% vegan or have switched all their products to being 100% vegan! =)

      • Allison
        November 30, 2017

        Gabriel Cosmetics, Inc. has a few brands. The sister brand to Gabriel, Zuzu Luxe is 100% Vegan. They have a Kabuki brush that is made of synthetic hair and all their makeup is vegan & cruelty-free!

        • Vicky Ly
          December 4, 2017

          Thank you so much for bringing this to my attention, Allison! I lumped Gabriel and ZuZu Luxe together and assumed both of their makeup brushes were using animal hair but it turns out, like you said, ZuZu Luxe currently only has 1 makeup brush and its made out of synthetic bristles!

          So with that being said I’ve added ZuZu Luxe to this list now! =)

  • Cristina
    November 20, 2017

    Hi, what a out R.I.T.U.A.L.S?

    • Vicky Ly
      December 4, 2017

      Hi Cristina,

      I’ve never heard of the brand RITUALS before but I did email them and they’ve confirmed that they do NOT test any of their products or ingredients on animals; they do NOT commission animal testing on their products/ingredients to a third party; and they do NOT sell in Mainland China where animal testing is required by law.

      So RITUALS is cruelty-free however they also informed me that although most of their products are suitable for vegans, some of their makeup and collections are NOT vegan.

      This is exactly what they told me:

      “Most of our products are suitable for vegans. Some make-up products aren’t though and some products from The Ritual of Ayurveda aren’t either.”

  • Gaja
    November 2, 2017

    Hey!

    What about Drunk Elephant? Aren’t they vegan as well? 🙂

    • Kate
      November 17, 2017

      Arbonne is not on your list??

    • Vicky Ly
      November 28, 2017

      Hey Gaja,
      Drunk Elephant is cruelty-free and none of their products or ingredients are tested on animals. However, not all of Drunk Elephant products are vegan as they DO use some animal-derived ingredients (like honey, beeswax, and seashells) in a few of their skincare products.

      I actually have a list of Drunk Elephant’s products that are considered vegan and not vegan. Check it out here: https://ethicalelephant.com/drunk-elephant-vegan/

  • Lexi
    September 29, 2017

    Thank you so much for introducing me to some of these amazing brands! I started using Athar’a Pure products and have fallen in love! They are also cruelty free, which is a major plus for me! Thank you for everything you do! <3

    • Vicky Ly
      September 29, 2017

      I love Athar’a Pure skincare products! =) They’re amazing and super effective! I’m glad to hear that you’re discovering new vegan beauty brands!

  • Kim
    September 8, 2017

    Hi! Have you done any research on the vegan line Surface Hair?

  • Ethos
    August 31, 2017

    Hi, I was wondering if you could make a list of products that are cruelty free? Thank youu (your blog is super useful btw I0m in love with it)

  • Erin desyrel
    August 4, 2017

    Hai..may i know is Tarte skincare & make up & the marajuca oil 100% vegan?? Coz their products not in the list..tq in advance?

    • Vicky Ly
      August 14, 2017

      Heya Erin! Only some of Tarte products are considered vegan.

      You can find out which ones are vegan here: http://tartecosmetics.com/tarte-shop-vegan-cosmetics

      Since not all of Tarte products are vegan, I’m unable to include them to this list.

      This list only includes brands that carry 100% vegan products, hopefully one day Tarte will make ALL of their products vegan! =)

  • Daisy
    July 15, 2017

    Hi, which vegan brands are from Malaysia, Thailand, thank you Vicky!

    • Kess
      August 12, 2017

      I know Arbonne is 100% vegan and is available in Malaysia!

      • Kess
        August 12, 2017

        Thailand, not Malaysia. My bad xD

  • Juliana
    June 28, 2017

    I can’t believe how FEW brands are on this list! 🙁 I clearly need to make alot of changes to what’s in my bathroom. Thanks for the beautiful blog <3

    • Vicky Ly
      July 2, 2017

      Thankfully, it’s a growing list!! I verify each brand’s animal testing policy so it takes a bit of time to get on this list but I hope more and more companies will realize how important it is to keep animals out of our cosmetic products =)

  • Lily
    June 28, 2017

    Hey, great list thank you so much for making it !

    I was just wondering if any of the brands listed here are owned by parent companies that are not vegan or cruelty-free ?

    thanks again (:

    • Vicky Ly
      June 28, 2017

      Hey Lily!

      Nope! None of these brands on this list are owned by a parent company that tests on animals =)

      • Megan
        October 1, 2017

        This is exactly what I was looking for! This is an amazing list. Im trying to stay away from those bad parent companies too! I was also curious if this was an all natural list, or of you had a list like this that was 100% vegan and all natural?

  • Anna
    June 26, 2017

    Great list, thank you!

    Is there a reason why Little Ondine isn’t on it? I was through there FAQ I found your website (since they referred to your guide on China’s Animal Testing Laws).

    • Vicky Ly
      June 26, 2017

      oh wow, I had no idea they referenced my article on their website! haha I sent them an email to verify their animal testing policy. I’ll update this list if everything checks out, if not then I’ll reply back to this comment with an explanation! Thanks for letting me know =)

      • Emma
        September 1, 2017

        Hi Vicky, what was the outcome of this?

        • Vicky Ly
          September 5, 2017

          Hey Emma, they surprisingly never responded back to me! =(

  • Shazia
    June 13, 2017

    Are morphe eyeshadow palettes vegan ?

    • Vicky Ly
      June 13, 2017

      Sadly No, most of their eyeshadow palettes contain lanolin and therefore are not vegan.

  • Hope S Kordalski
    May 28, 2017

    I thought ELF and L.A. colors were vegan brands?

    • Vicky Ly
      May 29, 2017

      some of ELF’s old makeup brushes that are still available in stores uses animal hair and I haven’t received confirmation on whether their new skincare products are vegan.

      I also haven’t received any information about whether LA Colors products are vegan. I know that the brand is certified cruelty-free by PETA but they don’t have them listed as being a Vegan Company.

  • Sadies Ariel
    May 27, 2017

    Does this list also make the specification that they do not sell in countries requiring animal testing (such as China?)
    Also, why is LimeCrime not on this list? I’ve done extensive research on them and spoken to them numerous times (I did my senior project on them) and they meet all of the criteria and beyond.

    • Vicky Ly
      May 29, 2017

      I’ve just added Lime Crime to this list! =)

      And if any of these brands sell in stores in Mainland China then I wouldn’t consider them to be cruelty-free or vegan. So none of these vegan brands are selling in countries that require animal testing!

  • Ann
    May 3, 2017

    Thank you for this list! It’s super helpful 🙂

    I noticed that Manic Panic isn’t in your list of 100% vegan hair products. Do they really use animal by-product in their hair dyes? I find it disappointing if they do since they’ve always advertised their products as being vegan 🙁

    • Vicky Ly
      June 15, 2017

      Hi Ann,
      I just received confirmation from Manic Panic and you don’t have to worry, all of their hair dyes are vegan! But unfortunately I can’t add them to this list because some of the other products they carry are not vegan like their lipsticks and other makeup products!

“Make 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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