Did you know that going vegan is more environmentally friendly than buying a hybrid car?
And while you may not be ready to forgo consuming meat, you can always take steps in other ways.
Taking care of your skin is important, and it’s one way you can migrate to an environmentally friendly lifestyle.
There are plenty of options on the market that cater to people who are looking for vegan skin care. Wading through all of those can be a chore. How do you know you’re using the best products?
We’re here to help.
Read on to learn the fifteen best vegan skin care products to use.
1. Skin Owl Eye+
Did you ever watch your grandma or mother slather on eye cream? Think you’d never need or use it?
Eye cream is a necessity for anyone’s medicine cabinet. It plumps and depuffs your eyes and keeps you looking youthful and fresh. But there are tons of products on the market that are not only pricey, they’re not on our list.
So if you’re looking for a vegan option, try Skin Owl Eye+. This vegan skin care product retails at around $48 so it won’t totally break your bank. But the best part is it’s made of lightweight. You’ll be able to depuff your eyes without slathering on a heavy cream.
2. French Girl Organics Floral Toner
Toner works to even out your skin tone and keeps your skin ultra hydrated.
The toner from French Girl Organics is the perfect addition to your vegan skin care regimen. It’s filled with organic ingredients such as witch hazel, hyaluronic acid, and essential oils.
You can grab this toner for a steal at only $18.
3. Juice Beauty Antioxidant Moisturizer
An organic brand that we love is Juice Beauty. So if you’re looking for an organic moisturizer, this one is your best bet. Plus, it’s jam-packed with antioxidants – and those are always great for your skin.
Filled with vitamin C, this moisturizer won’t be too heavy on your face. Its scent is super light and fresh and will smell like apple and grapes. Who wouldn’t love that as a moisturizer?
Juice Beauty assures you that their products are never tested on animals. You can get this for $39.
4. Hush + Dotti Balm Cleanser
Finding a great cleanser to add to your vegan skin care routine can be hard. There are a lot of products you can find in stores that are full of chemicals and most definitely test on animals.
But then came Hush + Dotti. Their balm cleanser cleans and firms your skin, all while using 100% natural products. This particular cleanser is made of pure castor oil, a variety of essential oils like rosemary and eucalyptus, and vitamin e.
Even though it’s all natural, it’s strong enough to remove your makeup and leave your skin feeling refreshed. This product costs $45 on Hush + Dotti’s website.
5. Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum
Looking for a secret solution that will transform your skin overnight? Such a thing exists with this Drunk Elephant product.
This night serum is applied before bedtime in moderation. The serum will improve the appearance of your skin and make your complexion look smoother and illuminated.
Drunk Elephant boasts that they only use ingredients that will help your skin. There are no animal fats included in their ingredients, and they are never tested on animals. It is a bit pricey at $90, but it is very much worth it.
6. Kiss My Face Sunscreen
One of the most important keys to your beauty routine is sunscreen. You want to make sure that your skin is protected at all times. Unfortunately, there are a lot of sunscreen brands that test on animals.
Thankfully, Kiss My Face is the perfect cruelty-free option. It’s made with no animal products and filled with antioxidants to prevent damage to your skin.
The best part? You can purchase this sunscreen at most major retail stores and pharmacies. So you’ll be environmentally friendly and friendly to your wallet.
7. Meow Meow Tweet Spot Serum
There are a bunch of acne products on the market that really work well. But how many of them are cruelty-free?
Meow Meow Tweet makes an excellent spot serum to take care of any acne spots you may have. Peppermint is just one of the many essential oils packed into this serum.
It will take care of existing pimples, and prevent any bacteria from creating new ones. You simply roll this product on and wait for the magic to happen.
You can purchase this spot serum to add to your vegan skin care routine for $25.
8. Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic + Retinol Anti-Aging Moisturizer
If you’re looking for a cruelty-free anti-aging product, you’re in luck.
This is a moisturizer that also reduces the appearance of wrinkles. It will tighten your skin and leave your face feeling smooth after each application. It’s great for any and all skin types.
As its name suggests, it’s made with retinol and ferulic acid. Both of these ingredients are known for their anti-aging powers.
You can purchase this at Sephora for $72.
9. Milk Makeup Cooling Water
Need a pick me up in the mornings? Want to feel refreshed? This cooling water is perfect for you.
Milk Makeup has created this cooling water that you can roll on to give yourself a hydrating lift. It’s created mostly with marine minerals.
If the gel roll on feature isn’t cool enough for you, it’s also infused with caffeine. The caffeine works to wake your skin up and make you look like you got great sleep.
You can pick this up at Sephora for $24.
10. British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask by The Body Shop
Everyone loves the way a face mask feels once it’s taken off. Your face feels extra clean and smooth.
The Body Shop has created a vegan skin care mask that also smells amazing. It’s created by mixing aloe vera and rose petals. The aloe vera helps soothe your skin, and the rose petals leave you smelling wonderful.
Your face will be feeling extra plumped with hydration, all while keeping everything 100% vegan. Score this smell good mask at their website for $28.
11. Lush Ultrabalm All-Purpose Balm
Are you suffering from dry skin? Many lotions like Aveeno and Eucerin products are tested on animals. So what are you to do?
The Ultrabalm All-Purpose Balm from Lush is an excellent way to kill two birds with one stone. You can use this product on any parts of your body that need extra attention. It will hydrate and smooth cracked skin from your head to your toes.
It is 100% vegan. In fact, it only contains three ingredients. You won’t feel guilty using this luxurious product from Lush.
12. Youth to the People Kale + Green Tea Spinach Vitamins Age Prevention Cleanser
Another great cleanser made it to our list of vegan skin care products. And like its name states, it’s filled with ingredients you may find in your refrigerator.
Mixed with green tea, spinach, and kale, you’ll feel extra refreshed after using this cleanser. It’s full of antioxidants that will keep your skin super clean and free of any bacteria.
To add to its awesomeness, it’s even packaged in all recycled products. You can get this product for $36 at their website.
13. May Lindstrom: The Blue Cocoon Beauty Balm Concentrate
This is one of the pricier items on our list, but it is worth every penny. This beauty balm will reduce redness and keep your skin super soft and hydrated.
You only need a bit of this concentrate to get excellent results.
It’s created with all organic and natural ingredients including shea butter, cacao seed butter, and virgin marula oil. If your skin is irritated and red, you’ll want to purchase this vegan skin care product.
You can purchase this item on the website for $180. But remember, with this product a little goes a long way.
14. Root Science Tonic Hydrating Toner
If you’re looking for a refreshing toner, this is another option on our list. This option is sprayable, so you can mist yourself all day if you need a quick refresher.
It’s filled with antioxidants and minerals, so you’ll not have to worry about any chemicals on your face. It’s also filled with plant products and tested only on humans. So you can use this product guilt free.
You can purchase it at their website for $50.
15. Tata Harper Purifying Mask
We may not realize how our skin is affected by the pollution that plagues our environment. But it is a real threat to our skin. This mask is perfect for combatting these elements.
This will repair your skin and leave your pores unclogged, so you’ll feel super cleansed of any chemicals or pollutants. Some of the ingredients include white clay and prickly pear seed oil.
You can purchase this purifying mask at Sephora for $65.
Heal and treat your skin with vegan skin care
Protecting the environment and making sure you’re not using products tested on animals isn’t a chore with this list.
There are tons of options you can choose from to ensure that you’re protecting animals while also keeping your skin safe and cleansed.
Do you have any other vegan skin care products that aren’t on this list? Contact us and let us know!