Top Ten Cruelty Free Cosmetic Brands

Being against animal cruelty and working on becoming a vegetarian or vegan in the near future I decided to do some research on some cosmetic brands and was surprised to see most of my favourites are not cruelty free. Luckily I found some brands that are very well cruelty free and I decided to make a list of them for anyone else looking for cruelty free cosmetics. All of these are confirmed through peeta and crueltyfreekitty. If you add something please make sure it is cruelty free to keep the list accurate. The whole point is to help others find some cruelty free brands!!

The Top Ten

1 LUSH Cosmetics

Lush is popular, but their products have far too much fragrance to possibly be good for skin. There's also plenty of scientifically proven irritants like lavender, tea tree oil, and eucalyptus. All of which break down skin cells and will cause permanent damage over time.

I had a dermatology phase. I'm sure hey have some good products, but just shy away from fragrance in general-it's really bad for skin. - keycha1n

Wow am I obsessed with LUSH. Their bath bombs and facials and soaps smell lovely and are very good on the skin. This company is also completely vegan and you guessed 100% cruelty free - happyhappyjoyjoy

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2 NYX Cosmetics

NYX is a brand that consistently performs at a great price.

A note about cruelty-free, whether or not a brand tests its products is one question, but all of the ingredients that are in cosmetics were approved through animal testing-so every company's products are still the result of testing, otherwise we wouldn't have known if that ingredient was safe. I dunno, it's just where the lines kind of blur-y'kno? - keycha1n

They have some lovely lipsticks and some nice quality makeup if you ask me. - happyhappyjoyjoy

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3 Younique Younique Younique cosmetic makeup products are for both upper class customers and those people that want to look beautiful like the artists.

Best makeup hands down!

Absolutely the right Type of makeup, not just for HIGH CLASS, or those that want to Be like the makeup artist.
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4 Urban Decay Visit Website9
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6 Wet' N' Wild

Definitely a go to for one I'm giving gifts because they're afforable, cute and most importantly don't test! - happyhappyjoyjoy

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8 Motives Cosmetics

I love motives. The best I have tried so far.

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10 Tarte Visit Website9

The Contenders

11 Too Faced
12 Hard Candy
13 Elf

I have seen this as cruelty free, but I did see on crueltyfreekitty that some of their brushes do indeed use animals which is a reason it's low on the list. I have heard that their makeup doesn't test though. Just make sure to always do your research! - happyhappyjoyjoy

ELF's brushes have never exceeded $1, and I know the more expensive studio line has all synthetic bristles (greath brushes by the way). Just seems slim that ELF would sell real animal hairs-so I wouldn't worry. - keycha1n

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