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14 Vegan Beauty Products We Love

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If you’re trying to live a clean and healthy life, what you eat is important, but so is what you’re putting on your body. This is especially important if you’re a vegan, as you might be surprised to find that many beauty products contain animal-based ingredients or are tested on animals. Because living a vegan lifestyle goes beyond just what you eat, you’ll want to make sure you’re using products that are free of any unwanted ingredients. Here are 14 of our favorite vegan beauty products, from eyeshadow to perfume to hair color.

  1. 1. Eyeshadow - RMS Beauty Cream Shadow
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    1. Eyeshadow - RMS Beauty Cream Shadow

    Why We Love It: This long-lasting formula allows for buildable color intensity. Plus, it’s infused with vitamin E and organic jojoba oil to nourish your eyelids while adding a touch of glam.
    About the Brand: RMS Beauty is a natural and organic cosmetic line. While not all of their products are vegan, their line is organic, pure and natural.

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  2. 2. Lip & Cheek Stain - RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek
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    2. Lip & Cheek Stain - RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek

    Why We Love It: This creamy lip and cheek duo provides long-lasting color, and it comes in a variety of vibrant, richly pigmented shades. It’s filled with nourishing ingredients that help moisturize your skin and lips so you can look rosy and refreshed at the same time.

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  3. 3. Perfume -The Nue Co. Functional Fragrance
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    3. Perfume -The Nue Co. Functional Fragrance

    Why We Love It: This unisex fragrance is formulated with green cardamom, iris, palo santo, violet, and cedarwood to help you reset and re-center at times of high stress.
    About the Brand: The Nue Co. offers functional solutions from stress and gut health, to sleep and skin. Their products are formulated with ingredients sourced from sustainable crops around the world.

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  4. 4. Face Primer - Juice Beauty PHYTO-PIGMENTS Illuminating Primer
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    4. Face Primer - Juice Beauty PHYTO-PIGMENTS Illuminating Primer

    Why We Love It: Not only does this primer illuminate the skin and blur out imperfections, but it helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles, thanks to vegetable-derived hyaluronic acid. It also contains vitamins E and C to protect against free radical damage.
    About the Brand: Juice Beauty is a certified-organic skin care, makeup and hair care line that is 100% vegetarian with many vegan products.

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  5. 5. Shampoo - Rahua Voluminous Shampoo
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    5. Shampoo - Rahua Voluminous Shampoo

    Why We Love It: Using this shampoo will leave your hair cleansed but still full of body and bounce. It contains lemongrass and green tea to help remove any excess oils that could weigh your hair down and essential oils to help give you that lusted-after shine.
    About the Brand: Rahua is a 100% natural and organic hair care line based on ingredients from the Amazonian rainforest. All of their products are vegan.

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  6. 6. Conditioner - EVOLVh UltraShine Moisture Conditioner
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    6. Conditioner - EVOLVh UltraShine Moisture Conditioner

    Why We Love It: This conditioner is formulated to work with all hair types to restore vibrancy and health. Its color-safe formula works from the inside out to restore and nourish hair, so your hair will look good after washing it and in the future.
    About the Brand: EVOLVh is a luxury hair care line made with 90% or more natural ingredients. Their whole line is cruelty-free and many of their products are vegan.

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  7. 7. Mascara - 100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Ultra Lengthening Mascara
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    7. Mascara - 100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Ultra Lengthening Mascara

    Why We Love It: This all-natural mascara adds volume and length to your lashes while improving their health at the same time, thanks to its antioxidant content. It is also smudge-proof and safe for sensitive eyes.
    About the Brand: 100% Pure is an all-natural, cruelty-free skin care line made without any chemicals, synthetic fragrances or dyes. All of their products are vegan.

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  8. 8. BB Cream - jane iredale Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream
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    8. BB Cream - jane iredale Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream

    Why We Love It: This full-coverage BB cream covers blemishes, soothes and brightens the skin and minimizes fine lines and pores. It’s non-comedogenic and safe for sensitive skin, which means you can improve your complexion without worrying about any breakouts.
    About the Brand: jane iredale is an all-natural, mineral-based makeup line designed for women with sensitive skin conditions. All of their products are cruelty-free, although not all are vegan.

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  9. 9. Eyeliner - Tarte Cosmetics Tarteist Double Take Eyeliner
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    9. Eyeliner - Tarte Cosmetics Tarteist Double Take Eyeliner

    Why We Love It: This double-ended eyeliner contains one pencil side, for those nights when you want a smoldering look, and one liquid liner side for when you’re feeling a little for daring and retro. Not only is this eyeliner vegan, but it’s also ophthalmologist-tested, so it won’t irritate your eyes.
    About the Brand: Tarte Cosmetics is a professional-level makeup line that is eco-friendly and focused on natural ingredients. Many products they offer are vegan-friendly and cruelty-free.

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  10. 10. Powder Foundation -  jane iredale Amazing Base SPF 20
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    10. Powder Foundation - jane iredale Amazing Base SPF 20

    Why We Love It: Enhance the look of your skin without covering up your unique features using this light mineral powder foundation. This gentle powder hydrates the skin, so you can walk around feeling both natural and radiant.
    About the Brand: jane iredale is an all-natural, mineral-based makeup line designed for women with sensitive skin conditions. All of their products are cruelty-free, although not all are vegan.

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  11. 11. Blush - jane iredale PurePressed Blush
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    11. Blush - jane iredale PurePressed Blush

    Why We Love It: This easy-to-apply blush enhances your complexion and adds a touch of radiance to your cheeks. It can be worn on bare skin or over makeup.
    About the Brand: jane iredale is an all-natural, mineral-based makeup line designed for women with sensitive skin conditions. All of their products are cruelty-free, although not all are vegan.

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  12. 12. Nail Polish - Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer
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    12. Nail Polish - Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer

    Why We Love It: You can rest easy knowing this nail polish is free of parabens, formaldehyde, sulfates and other potentially harmful chemicals. Not only that, but this long-lasting nail color is chip resistant and highly pigmented, which means your nails will look vibrant and shiny for a while.
    About the Brand: Smith & Cult is a beauty line inspired by color and made with high-quality, premium ingredients. It’s free of unwanted toxins, and most of their line is vegan.

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  13. 13. Lip Gloss -  ILIA Balmy Gloss
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    13. Lip Gloss - ILIA Balmy Gloss

    Why We Love It: Not only does this lip gloss coat your lips in vibrant color, but it also hydrates and conditions your lips at the same time. You’ll have the most kissable lips in town with this moisturizing gloss.
    About the Brand: ILIA is a clean beauty line comprised of products designed with a mix of natural and organic botanics and safe synthetics to ensure the product goes above and beyond. Vegan and cruelty-free.

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  14. 14. Lip Color - Jouer Cosmetics High Pigment Lip Gloss
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    14. Lip Color - Jouer Cosmetics High Pigment Lip Gloss

    Why We Love It: If you’re looking for intense color and shine, you’ll want to try this high-pigment lip gloss, which adds a vibrant look and cushioned texture to your lips. In addition to long-lasting color, this lip color moisturizes your lips with jojoba seed oil and coconut oil for gorgeous, healthy lips. It’s available in a ton of colors, from subtle to attention-grabbing.
    About the Brand: Jouer, which means “to play” in French, is a colorful, innovative cosmetics brand inspired by the vibrancy of nature. While not a vegan brand, they do offer a handful of vegan products—including a line of lip colors, an eyeshadow palette and shimmering highlighters.

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Freelance Writer

Carina Wolff

Carina Wolff is a health and wellness writer based out of Los Angeles. She graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism and psychology. When she’s not writing, doing yoga or exploring mountains and beaches, she spends her time cooking for her healthy food blog, Kale Me Maybe.