Ethical Beauty

Beauty and cosmetics brands that are ethical, organic, natural, vegan and / or cruelty free.

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DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Yes, Garnier is cruelty free.Here’s why:1. The company doesn’t test their finished products in animals nor does it allow their supplied or 3rd parties to test on animals either. 2. Garnier don’t sell their products in See More Posts

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Yes, NYX is 100% truly cruelty free which is rare to say these days in the cosmetics industry. Here's why they are cruelty free... NYX don’t test finished ingredient or product on animals, and they do not ask any organisation or anyone to do testing on their behalf.  NYX has an animal testing policy that confirms they don’t test any of their products in animals. Therefore, you will get all See More Posts

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Yes, Burt’s Bees, is cruelty-free.  Here's why... Their finished product or ingredients are not tested on animals They do not buy from supplies or involve any third-parties who test their supplies on animals. They do not sell their product to countries where animal testing is required by law. DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As See More Posts

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I don’t like to tell this story very often, but here goes.I once left the house for a date as a teenager, and because I didn’t know if the deodorants in the house were cruelty-free, I went without.My date leaned in for a kiss at the end of the night, and before we could kiss he suddenly pulled away disgusted.Once indoors, I could smell why.Talk about BO!I was mortified.I would See More Posts

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MISSHA is a popular Korean cosmetics brand that specializes in skincare. Since 2000, they have prioritized their Korean demographic to satisfy their beauty standards. MISSHA has since gone worldwide to cater to a larger variety of skin types.  It is important for animal lovers, activists, and vegans to know whether their chosen cosmetics brands are cruelty-free and/or vegan. Not only do people not want to financially contribute to animal testing, See More Posts

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The cruelty free status of Charlotte Tilbury is possibly one of the most confusing of all beauty brands. As a rule, Charlotte Tilbury has always paved the way for luxury, high end makeup that is ethical and cruelty free. However, in January 2020 it was discovered that Charlotte Tilbury makeup samples were available in pop-up stores in China. At the time, China had a law that meant that any makeup See More Posts

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Is Nars Cruelty-Free? Well, the answer is no. Nars, a makeup brand, was once a cruelty-free brand for many. Regrettably, Nars restructured their animal testing program to echo their essential resolution on joining the Chinese market. Thus, they are not cruelty-free anymore. Here why Nars is not cruelty-free:- Nars does not perform tests on animals or ask others to test on animals on their behalf except where the law demands See More Posts

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No, Neutrogena is not cruelty-free.Here’s why:Neutrogena sell their products in China where it is a requirement to test on animals before selling to the public. Neutrogena are not PETA or Leaping Bunny approved. DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure here. Does Neutrogena See More Posts

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No, Maybelline is potentially not cruelty-free.Here's why: Maybelline may test on animals through a third party or their suppliers and their products are sold on China where it is a requirement to test on animals before selling to the public. Maybelline's brand-new slogan states that they no longer carry out the animal testing policy can be a bit confusing. They continue to indicate under their animal testing policy that their See More Posts

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No, Benefit cosmetics is not cruelty-free and here's why..• When Benefit Cosmetics are required by law to sell their products in countries, they allow animal testing.• For most cosmetics in china, it is mandatory for animal testing, and Benefit Cosmetics sells its product to stores in that country.• LVMH is the parent company that owns Benefit Cosmetics, and it is not cruelty-free.• Benefit appears to allow their suppliers test the See More Posts

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If you want to keep your skin from dehydrating and ageing in a natural way then regular use of face masks can really help.Picking a skin mask that is natural, free from alcohol, no nasty preservatives, artificial fragrances, and that isn't tested on animals is key.Below is a list of 10 best selling cruelty-free skin masks... DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this See More Posts

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Animal cruelty is a prevalent issue in the production of cosmetics and the beauty industry as a whole.Animals are harmed in this process, and for the sake of a foundation, this doesn’t seem right or fair.Contributing to animal testing is cruel and can be easily avoided with a cruelty-free alternative. According to PETA, ‘animal experiments for cosmetics and household products continue even though non-animal tests are widely available’. So if there’s See More Posts

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Reducing those designer bags under your eyes is a great cause, but what if the cream you’re using is harmful to animals?Many companies have fantastic formulas, but they come at a very high cost.Particularly for vegans, buying cruelty free is incredibly important.Preventing animal torture matters more than minimizing puffiness, right?Right. But… how can you ensure your animal friendly eye cream actually works?That’s where I come in, with five of the See More Posts

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There’s no worse feeling than discovering your favorite makeup brands test on animals. Finding a suitable alternative can be tricky, especially if you’re having to opt for a brand that you’re not all that familiar with. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice on quality just because you want to find the best cruelty free mascara.Why should we have to opt for an inferior product just because we’re conscious of the impact our See More Posts

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Nowadays, there are so many different makeup brands to choose from.From high end to drugstore brands, the options are endless.So how can you possibly choose the best ones?I’m a little bit of a makeup connoisseur myself, and trust me, I think I could open my own eyeshadow palette store at this point, so I’ve tried my fair share of brands. The issue now is finding the right makeup brands, with the See More Posts

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Isn’t it interesting how many eyeliner looks are named after animals? From the classics such as the ‘cat’s eye’ to bold fashion statements like ‘fishtail’ liner or ‘raccoon’ eyes, our animal friends are well-represented in our language surrounding makeup.  Unfortunately, the involvement of animals in our eyeliner products isn’t limited to style names. A 2019 report by the BBC estimated that roughly 115 million animals are subjected to (and often See More Posts

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As everyone has a different skin type, what may suit my skin well, may not suit yours in the same way. Given this, it is important to choose a brand that works well for you and is recommended by dermatologists.La Roche-Posay is a popular and well-known brand, especially for those who have troubled skin such as acne or suffer from dry skin. While they may produce some fantastic quality skincare See More Posts

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Ensuring that your makeup and beauty products are cruelty free is so important. You would think that with how quickly the world is changing its stance on veganism and cruelty free practices that all cosmetic brands would be up to scratch, but the reality is that not all of them are. This is why it is so important that you check the cosmetic brands that you use and make sure See More Posts

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Cetaphil has recently become a cult favorite when it comes to skincare. It has a stripped-back and almost medical series of products. Their packaging is simple and looks dermatological. As their products are so simple, are their products cruelty free? Unfortunately, the answer is no. Cetaphil cannot be classified as cruelty free.  DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn See More Posts

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We all like to look good, feel good in our skin. Wearing make-up, skin products, and things that will get rid of those pimples, wrinkles, and stress. But, it’s no new news to anyone that a lot of beauty products are made by companies that aren’t necessarily cruelty-free. One of the worst things about cosmetic companies is that some of them do truly horrendous things. You do not want to See More Posts

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Glossier is one of the most popular makeup and skincare brands at the moment. Its super simple packaging and natural-looking makeup are great for every day. Most modern makeup and skincare brands are cruelty free. Testing on animals has been a big problem for a lot of consumers for many years now.  Luckily, Glossier is an entirely cruelty free company. But, unfortunately, not every Glossier product is vegan. So, the See More Posts

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Dove is a popular personal care brand that was founded in 1957 but is Dove cruelty free? Since its establishment it has become a household favorite for many, however... As the demand for cruelty-free personal care products and makeup slowly increases, many customers are intrigued to know whether brands like Dove test their products on animals.  Over the years, Dove has been at the forefront of a lot of scrutiny See More Posts

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Laura Mercier is a high-end yet popular brand. Let’s face it, their translucent setting powder changed the game and introduced many of us to smooth under eyes and flawless skin. It would be a shame to throw the pot out. So is Laura Mercier cruelty-free? Let’s find out! DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As See More Posts

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No, Aveeno is not cruelty-free. They are a skincare company that makes a large range of products based on the beneficial skincare properties of oats. They are owned by the parent company Johnson & Johnson.  Some of their products are made from entirely vegan ingredients, but due to their company policies, they cannot be considered cruelty-free.  Let's find out more... DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any See More Posts

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Moisturizer is a staple in any person’s skincare routine.No matter what your main skin concern may be, you need to moisturize. Adding this step into your routine will keep your skin looking and feeling smooth. Unfortunately, there are so many brands out there that are not yet cruelty-free. We have no idea why as it can definitely be avoided.The brands that are labeled cruelty-free can sometimes be new on the See More Posts

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Cruelty free products have seen a huge increase in supply and demand in recent years and this is certainly the case with sunscreen.As we prepare ourselves for the upcoming summer months, it’s important to research what brands are cruelty free whilst also providing that quality service and keeping your skin protected from sun damage. Purchasing a cruelty free sunscreen boasts an array of advantages that are not found in lotions that See More Posts

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Founded by Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson, over the years the cosmetics brand, Too Faced, has amassed a cult following of 13.1 million Instagram followers, with its innovative take on cosmetics heavily contributing to its success. From eyeshadow palettes that smell like peaches to award-winning mascara, all bundled in fun, gimmicky packaging, there’s no denying the success they have had since their inception in 1998. But for those who are See More Posts

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Smashbox was founded in 1991 by Dean and Davis Factor, the great-grandsons of acclaimed Hollywood makeup artist Max Factor. Smashbox began as a hub for world-class set photography, entertainment projects, and large-scale ad campaigns. In 1996, the brothers launched Smashbox Cosmetics, and haven’t looked back since. They’re now one of the most recognized makeup brands on the market right now, and they boomed into a new realm of popularity thanks See More Posts

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There’s nothing quite as tempting as French beauty products: the chic packing, the high quality, and the amazing results generated by many of the French brands. However, I’m always stalled by one consideration when shopping for new make-up or skincare products: are they tested on animals?  While some luxury brands can make us look great, if we know they’re not ethical, this can weigh heavy on our conscience. While quality See More Posts

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Have you ever thought, I’m way too young for an eye cream or a night routine?You could be wrong. One day, you could look in the mirror and start to notice those dark circles appearing from nowhere... after all of those late nights, Netflix starts catching up with you.No one wants this to happen. So maybe it’s time to invest in a good eye cream.With more and more people spending hours looking See More Posts

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Milani products have long been a staple in my beauty collection. This US-based brand offers everything from skincare, to base products, and even has a wide range of eyeshadows. Two of my holy grail, everyday products are made by Malani - their baked bronzer and their baked blush in Luminoso (if you don't have these in your collection I recommend picking them up as soon as you finish reading this See More Posts

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Yes! According to PETA - and who else could be better at judging who’s cruelty free - Anastasia Beverly Hills products all feature their bunny logo.  As a result, they are certified Cruelty Free and have been for several years. This can be backed up by their website, which proclaims that “ABH is committed to cruelty-free product formulation, testing, and development.” Hooray! However, there are some who would disagree with See More Posts

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Not everyone wants to wear foundation. It’s heavy, makes your skin break out, and can be nearly impossible to find the right shade. BB cream is the perfect solution - but what happens when your dream BB cream doesn’t align with your ethical standards? It’s not easy to find a cruelty-free BB cream that matches your shade, is lightweight, and doesn’t make your skin scream. Especially if you are vegan, See More Posts

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Laneige is a cult skincare brand that rose to fame along with the 10 step skincare routine. They are particularly famous for their lip mask and overnight sleeping mask. Laneige is part of the AMOREPACIFIC group. This group is the largest beauty company in South Korea and owns many other cult skincare brands including innisfree.  If you've spent any time in the beauty community online you will have heard someone See More Posts

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From heavy circles to imperfections and blemishes, when it comes to our skin, it’s the little things that can make a big difference to our confidence levels.Pimples, dark spots, and redness can really decrease our self-esteem, but at the same time, piling on layers of foundation can block pores and make our skin worse, plus, it’s time-consuming and doesn’t look the most natural. Concealer is a beauty staple because it can See More Posts

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Finding the right foundation for your skin tone is a difficult task as it is.What makes this even harder is trying to find a foundation that aligns with your personal views and morals regarding animal cruelty.Luckily, there are so many more makeup brands now employing vegan formulas and cruelty free methods in their processes, which makes finding makeup that is 100% cruelty free so much easier. That being said, you still See More Posts

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With so many different products on the market, it can be hard to find the right ones for your skin that also fit with your ethics. world by storm. One of the more popular brands that are popular right now is CeraVe. CeraVe is a dermatologist recommended line of skincare products including lotions, cleansers, creams and moisturizers that target specific skin types and skin problems.  Whilst CeraVe is well known See More Posts

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Kiehl’s has built up a reputation for its natural ingredients and formula efficacy. But, behind the brand’s ethos of honoring their pharmaceutical heritage, implementing strong brand values, and driving an emphasis behind ‘natural’ formulas, are they as squeaky clean as they market themselves to be? You’ll have to read on to discover. DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn See More Posts

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A brand that garners as much popularity as The Ordinary, with low prices and excellent results sounds too good to be true, right? It can lead you, the consumer, to think that they must fall down somewhere, surely. In many cases, these cheaper, budget brands that promise such good results are often, disappointedly, not the most ethical, with many of them testing on animals and selling in China.  However, are See More Posts

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Cruelty free makeup and skincare products are becoming more and more popular. Most consumers assume that cosmetic products are now all cruelty free. But this isn’t always the case. So, what about Essie? Are their nail polishes and other products cruelty free? DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this site I may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from See More Posts

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Origins was founded in the United States in 1990 and they are marketed as being plant-based although the products are not all vegan as some contain animal byproducts. When the company was founded they were a trailblazer in the world of naturally based cosmetic products.  In order for a company to be considered cruelty-free, it must meet some criteria. These are not testing products or base ingredients on animals; not See More Posts

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Urban Decay is an American cosmetics company that was launched in 1996. They have always had a clear policy on being cruelty-free, despite running into some issues briefly in 2012. They make a wide range of beauty and cosmetic products and are clear in their brand statement that their products are designed for everyone to use.  DISCLOSURE: Luiere.com is reader supported so if you buy any products featured on this See More Posts

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