TOP CRUELTY-FREE MID & HIGH-END MAKEUP BRANDS – 2017

TOP CRUELTY-FREE MID & HIGH-END MAKEUP BRANDS

Many cruelty-free makeup brands are coming up these days and the existing makeup brands too are taking up cruelty-free procedures to test their products. People now-a-days prefer more cruelty-free products, including me! If you are concerned about animals being harmed by the makeup products lying in your makeup bag or handbag, not to worry anymore; here are the top cruelty-free high-end makeup brands you need to consider while you go shopping (online or offline):

TOP CRUELTY-FREE MID & HIGH-END MAKEUP BRANDS TARTE

Yes. tarte cosmetics is a cruelty-free cosmetics line. tarte makeup and skincare is never tested on animals.

ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS

If you go through all the makeup on Anastasia Beverly hills website, you will be amazed by the varieties of amazing makeup products they have. They all are high quality and deliver amazing results. The best part? They do not test on animals!

URBAN DECAY

Urban Decay is certified by both PETA and The Leaping Bunny Program (CCIC) as cruelty-free. It is a cruelty-free brand and is committed to ending animal testing. They do not test their products on animals, nor do they allow others to test on their behalf. Additionally, they require their suppliers to certify that the raw materials used in the manufacture of products are not tested on animals.

LUSH

LUSH believes in making effective products from fresh organic fruit and vegetables, the finest essential oils and safe synthetics.  They invent their own products and fragrances and make them fresh by hand using little or no preservative or packaging, using only vegetarian ingredients. LUSH believes in animal safety do not conduct tests on animals.

NARS 

Known for pigmented products and rich colors, sometimes on the shimmery side. NARS is cruelty-free although their parent company Shiseido is not.

IT COSMETICS

IT cosmetics have the bestselling base makeup and other products too. They are against animal cruelty and do not test on animals. And the best thing? they mostly have all vegan products.

MILK MAKEUP

Milk makeup is over 60% vegan. With the best possible ingredients, including luxurious natural oils, fruit and vegetable butters, and thoughtful formulations with minimal to no preservatives. Their products are cruelty-free. They do not test our products on animals.

CIATE

Ciaté London is Peta Certified and all our products are Cruelty Free – we make every effort to create vegan products and will indicate vegan products where applicable.

KORRES

Korress say that they are strictly against animal testing, and do not test any ingredients or products on animals, nor do we hire outside companies to do so for us at any stage in production.

THE BODY SHOP

As others in our industry have followed our lead Against Animal Testing in the beauty industry, we continue to advocate for global change whilst ensuring that we meet our own high standards. All The Body Shop products and ingredients undergo extensive testing to ensure they are safe and effective, while also remaining cruelty-free.

BITE

One of the most recent cruelty free brands to be sold in Sephora is Bite Beauty. Bite lip products are handcrafted one at a time
to provide nourishing, restorative benefits. Their lipsticks contain natural and organic ingredients—moisturizers and protective antioxidants like resveratrol, organic fruit butters, and Manuka honey.

PUR COSMETICS

It is are a cruelty-free company that never tests on animals. The majority of their products are paraben-free, gluten-free and vegan friendly.

JOSIE MARAN

Josie Maran is a cruelty free and natural beauty brand with a lot of vegan options.

BARE MINERALS

BareMinerals became popular for their mineral foundation, but have now branched out and offer a lot more mineral-based products. BareMinerals is owned by Bare Escentuals, which is owned by Shiseido. While Shiseido isn’t cruelty-free, Bare Escentuals still is.

TOO FACED

Too Faced is great for those who prefer natural-looking makeup with a little edge. They offer mostly neutral colours, and their packaging is super cute! Especially popular for their pressed powder products, namely their Chocolate Bar Eye Palette (neutral colors, smells like chocolate), Primed & Poreless Pressed Powder (good for oily skin), as well as several convenient eye and face palettes. Better Than Sex is one of the best cruelty-free mascaras you would come across.

THEBALM

This brand has quality makeup with a retro feel and packaging, and a good alternative to Benefit (which isn’t cruelty-free). Top picks include their awesomely glowy highlighter Mary-Lou Manizer, their pigmented and long-wearing Instain blushes, their Bahama Mama bronzer, and their underrated Nude Tude palette.