Whether you're fully taking on 'veganuary' this month, are aiming to be more plant-based or a little more sustainable, swapping to vegan beauty products is a great way to make your beauty routine more ec0-friendly.
Though it's mostly straightforward choosing foods that are vegan (apart for those sneaky ones like certain jelly sweets!), finding products that are 100% vegan can be challenging for anyone new to the lifestyle. We've rounded up out top 10 vegan beauty products to make your cruelty-free shopping hassle-free.
1.Olaplex No.8 Bond Intense Moisture MaskNot just this restorative No.8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask, but the whole Olaplex range is 100% vegan (yes, you read that right!). Transform your tresses and achieve your shiniest, healthiest looking hair yet with their range of intensely hydrating and hair repairing formulas right from shampoos to oils, all powered by their famous patented bond-building technology.
2.Urban Decay All Nighter Setting SprayThe good news we all need this year, you don't need to switch out your favourite setting spray; it's already vegan! Completely cruelty-free, the Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray expertly holds your makeup in place for up to 16 hours with a lightweight, water-resistant veil. A true must-have.
3.REN Clean Skincare Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA TonicAnother one that many of us will already be using without even knowing, the REN Clean Skincare Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic is completely vegan. If you don't know the complexion enhancing tonic, this year is the year to get to know. The gentle, exfoliating toner helps to remove dead skin cells and blocked pores whilst delivering hydrating ingredients to improve the appearance of the skin's tone and texture.
4.Rimmel Kind and Free Skin Tint Moisturising FoundationPart of Rimmel's new Kind and Free range, this Skin Tint Foundation is a lightweight and buildable formula that helps to create a smoother and more unified base. Blended with 77% natural ingredients, including vitamins and soothing aloe vera, the foundation helps to nourish the skin whilst offering natural-looking coverage.
5.Smashbox The Original Photo Finish Foundation PrimerLoved by many, including celebrity makeup artists, the Smashbox The Original Photo Finish Foundation Primer helps to prep and protect the skin for flawless makeup application. The oil-free formula glides onto the skin to give an even, smooth complexion and help to extend the longevity of your makeup. Not only does the primer shield against external aggressors, it also creates an all round smoother feel and look to the skin, perfect for either wearing alone or applying makeup on top of.
6.Too Faced Better Than Sex MascaraAchieve your lash climax with the iconic Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara. The fully vegan formula dramatically increases the volume and length of your lashes and won't smudge or run, no matter what you're doing. Packed with Acacia Senegal Tree extract, the Mascara helps to nourish and protect the eye area and lash hairs to keep them looking full and fluttery at all times.
7.Aveda Botanical Repair Strengthening ShampooKeep hair healthy and feeling nourished with the Aveda Botanical Repair Strengthening Shampoo, made from 94% naturally derived ingredients. Formulated for damaged locks, the blend of botanical extracts removes dirt and sebum to give your hair the ultimate reset. The shampoo also fortifies your hair, supporting bond strength and protecting against potential damage from external aggressors and heat. Blended with Marjoram, Rose and Ylang-Ylang, the shampoo carries a sweet, uplifting smell.
8.The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling SolutionAnother completely vegan brand, The Ordinary is renowned for it's simple but highly-effective skincare formulas, including this AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution. The 10 minute peeling solution contains a balanced mix of AHAs including Salicylic and Glycolic Acid that help to exfoliate the skin and unclog pores, resurfacing the complexion for a more luminous finish. Packed with anti-oxidants and Hyaluronic Acid, the solution supports and hydrates for an all-over, at-home treatment.
9.Vita Liberata Body Blur Instant Skin FinisherThink it’s hard to achieve that bronze goddess, fresh off a magazine cover look? Think again. The award winning Body Blur Instant Skin Finisher by Vita Liberata covers the appearance of blemishes, imperfections and evens out skin tone for the ultimate airbrushed look. The amazing, easily applied blend contains light-reflecting particles to give a shimmering finish and Shea Butter to moisturise and nourish the skin. The body blur can be applied with either a tanning mitt or by hand and easily washes off with a cleanser.
10.ARK Skincare Body Beautiful Vitality Hand and Body WashFor both the body and hands, the ARK Skincare Body Beautiful Vitality Hand and Body Wash is the perfect wash for an all over glow. Enriched with Amino acids and Vitamins, it nourishes the skin to leave it feeling fresh and looking brighter. Infused with Jasmine and Rosemary, the body wash smells fresh and floral.