Replace your animal-tested cosmetics and fragrances! Adopt a guilt-free skincare routine with this list of cruelty-free skincare and beauty brands.
While working towards being an eco-conscious traveller, you can also start making conscious decisions on you skincare routine by rejecting animal testing and cruelty! From high-end luxury brands to humble vegan-friendly cult favourites, here’s 7 cruelty-free skincare brands that promise a guilt-free skincare routine:
1. Herbivore Botanicals
Besides being amazingly aesthetically-pleasing with their minimalistic packaging and pastel products (which are all organic and food-grade!), Herbivore Botanicals is a cruelty-free skincare brand raved by many for their high-quality products.
Herbivore Botanicals products are made 100% from scratch without any ”fillers”, meaning they’re all pure, high-concentration ”active” formulas which will guarantee the best results for your skin!
2. Lush Cosmetics
Everyone loves Lush’s bath bombs – it’s an essential for any good self-pampering night-in. But why stop at bath bombs? Lush offers a vast selection of skincare products from scrubs to masks that are all natural, ethically sourced and thoughtfully formulated to combat any skin issues.
Lush is also a huge advocate for the environment and well-being of both humans and animals. Being charitable and giving are the core values of this cult favourite brand, so if their values coincide with yours, why not give back to the environment and community while treating your skin with Lush!
3. Drunk Elephant
How many times have you looked at the ingredients of your skincare products and see a bunch of ingredients that you’ve never even heard of? TOO MANY TIMES. Those ingredients, especially in drying alcohol and chemical sunscreens, can harm your skin over time.
Drunk Elephant is a cruelty-free skincare brand that emphasises on the ‘less is more’ mantra. They avoid any questionable ingredients altogether with their quote, ”if there’s any doubt, it’s out.” Aiming to promote clean and compatible skincare, Drunk Elephant formulates their products safely with balance and quality for everyone, including animals!
4. Sunday Riley
Another cult favourite, Sunday Riley is a high-quality cruelty-free skincare brand which guarantees visible and quick results. Formulated with green technology, Sunday Riley uses natural extracts and oils instead of artificial fragrances that can irritate your skin.
These natural extracts give their products a unique and pleasant smell too! Every ingredient that goes into the Sunday Riley skincare products are vetted strictly to ensure pure ingredients and the highest quality for your skin.
5. The Body Shop
The Body Shop is one of the most prominent cruelty-free skincare brands that actively campaigns against animal testing and advocates for the well-being of the environment.
A pioneer of fair trade in the beauty industry, The Body Shop creates skincare products that can support ethical businesses and give back to the community. The Body Shop also racks up brownie points for the environment with its stance against animal cruelty!
6. Glow Recipe
Yet another favourite brand with an undying loyal fanbase, Glow Recipe is an adorable cruelty-free Korean skincare brand formulated with fruits. Glow Recipe is so popular that it’s constantly sold out and the waiting list is extensive to say the least!
Formulated to make your skin glow (literally), Glow Recipe is gaining even more momentum in the beauty industry with their unique fruit-inspired packaging, products and of course, notion against animal testing!
7. KORA Organics
Founded by supermodel and celebrity Miranda Kerr, KORA Organics is an Australian cruelty-free skincare brand. KORA Organics focuses on formulating the perfect recipe for self-love and glowing, beautiful skin with natural and organic ingredients.
The products are also filtered through rose quartz crystals, which is KORA Organics’ unique way of incorporating positive qualities and energy like self-love, self-esteem, and forgiveness into their products and onto you!
Enjoy a worldwide fees-less travel experience!