10 Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Brands You Can Feel Good About

Posted by Krissy Howard

These beauty brands have something important in common: they don't test on animals. 

Looking good doesn't have to come at the cost of an animal's health and well-being.

Check out these 10 cruelty-free cosmetics companies that stand up for animal rights!

1. Kat Von D Beauty

Not only are all items created without the use of animal testing, Kat Von D Beauty also offers several vegan options, and is in the process of reformulating any non-vegan items to feature ingredients free of animal by-products.

2. Anastasia Beverly Hills

#AnastasiaBrows @rubina_muartistry Using #Dipbrow in Dark Brown with brush # 12 set with Clear Brow Gel #anastasiabeverlyhills

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This go-to brand for the best brows in the game never tests on animals, and is a fave among celebrity clients like Oprah, Naomi, and Kim Kardashian, just to name a few.

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3. LUSH Cosmetics

Saturday night plans sorted: Monsters' Ball Bath Bomb. #lushoween #bathart

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Featuring handmade products that smell as good as they feel, Canadian company LUSH Cosmetics works to fight against animal testing by donating 100% of all proceeds from their Charity Pot to various organizations, including White Coat Waste Movement, and The Beagle Freedom Project.

4. The Body Shop

This vegetarian and cruelty-free skincare brand and makeup line makes a commitment to Enrich Not Exploit™ by implementing fair-trade practices and giving back to communities with every purchase of a gift set.

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5. e.l.f.

Perfect for the beauty on a budget, this line's low price-point doesn't reflect the quality of ingredients used, and features a wide variety of synthetic makeup brushes free of animal by-products.

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6. Pacifica

Another affordable drugstore fave, Pacifica offers a wide variety of products from lotion to lip stick to nail polish, all of which were formulated without the use of animal testing.

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7. Odacite

This California-based skincare line uses the highest quality, vegan ingredients to create products safe for use on all skin types.

Their high powered serums are designed to treat everything from age spots to acne, and because the essential oils are top of the line, you won't have to worry about clogged pores.

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8. Desert Essence

Reposting & sending much thanks to @organicmotherhood! "So I have a crazy obsession w/ this natural & organic company @desert_essence! ? They have an array of products from hair care to baby skincare. These are just a few of my favorite must haves! I L O V E tea tree oil as a natural way to clear and prevent breakouts! All natural and gentle for my problematic skin. And the natural deodorant is amazing! Neem, lavender, and chamomile oils along w/ the antiseptic properties of tea tree oil, make this aluminum-free natural deodorant completely safe and effective! The tea tree oil cleansing pads w/ organic chamomile & lavender oils help improve skin texture, clarity and radiance (I cannot live without them! ??) What's your favorite @desert_essence product?! ?? #

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Inspired by nature, Desert Essence uses the finest natural ingredients to create an array of products that animal lover or eco-friendly shopper can feel good about using. They never resort to animal testing, and require their suppliers to do the same.

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9. NYX Cosmetics

A fave among makeup lovers and artists alike, NYX is both affordable and proudly cruelty-free, and offer top-quality pieces that last in a wide variety of formulas and colors.

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10. Yes To...

Have you tried our hair care line yet? Let us know your favorites below! #natural #haircare

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Carrots, blueberries, tomatoes - we love it all. Affordable, cruelty-free, and 99% natural, Yes To can be found in most drugstores, and offer a lot to choose from for anyone looking to wash those locks without harming the environment.

Shop for products here.

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