Products Not Tested on Animals: Cruelty Free Brands!
Do you know that the makeup and cosmetics we end up using on a daily basis might have involved killing or inflicting pain on animals? Quite a large amount of companies still test their products on animals and its high time we put an end to it. If you’ve been thinking of switching to cruelty free brands and products then this sure is a great time as more and more brands are becoming eco-friendly. Hence, making it easier to switch to animal friendly alternatives. Today we round up the top animal cruelty brands when it comes to makeup, skincare, haircare, drugstore and Indian cruelty free brands!
We have divided the list as per cruelty free high-mid end makeup brands, cruelty free drugstore makeup brands, skincare & hair care brands as well cruelty free brands in India.
Cruelty Free Makeup Brands: High- Mid End Category!
Its easier to switch to makeup not tested on animals when it comes to the premium range as many of the new brands do not support animal testing. Here are the most popular cruelty free makeup brands.
- Anastasia Beverly Hills
- Bare Minerals
- BITE Beauty
- Cover | FX
- IT Cosmetics
- Kat Von D
- Too Faced
- Urban Decay
Cruelty Free Drugstore & Affordable Makeup Brands
Isn’t it surprising that so many drusgtore brands are cruelty free yet we see a large number of brands costing far more still test on animals. Here is the list of popular drugstore and affordable cruelty free cosmetics.
- BH Cosmetics
- Hard Candy
- L.A, Colors
- Makeup Geek
- Physicians Formula
- Sonia Kashuk
- Wet n Wild
Cruelty Free Brands: Skincare & Haircare
Its a bit tough finding cruelty free alternatives when it comes to haircare and skincare. Though there are widely available in the west but finding cruelty free brands available internationally isn’t as easy. We have only stuck to the popular skincare and haircare brands for this list.
- Burt Bees
- Josie Maran
- Michael Todd
- Moroccan Oil
- Paula’s Choice
- Paul Mitchell
- The Body Shop
Indian Cruelty Free Brands: Haircare & Skincare
Since there isn’t a regulation or any Indian specific testing methods for cruelty free brands we have mainly relied on PETA’s cruelty free list and their websites/representatives for compiling the list of Cruelty Free Brands in India.
- Aroma Magic
- Forest Essentials
- Just Herbs
- Kama Ayurveda
- Shahnaz Husain
- The Nature’s Co
Not a skincare or haircare brand however Chambor is also a cruelty free and vegan brand which we felt was worth mentioning.
Hope this list helps you in switching to products not tested on animals. If there are any popular vegan or cruelty free brands that we missed, do let us know below!
Disclaimer: Some of the above mentioned brands do belong to companies that test on animals. Also, all of these are not vegan makeup brands. The mentioned brands do not test on animals but might contain animal bi- products. The brands mentioned are either Leaping Bunny certified, PETA certified or pledge to be cruelty free.