With over 3.5 million vegans’ in the UK alone, it’s not hard to see why brands are providing more products for the vegan consumer.
A number of people have signed up for Veganuary – cutting out meat and dairy for January.
Here are some amazing products that can help your makeup bag do the same!
The Body Shop
With almost half of The Body Shop’s entire range ticking the vegan friendly box, you will find plenty of vegan friendly products to compliment your makeup bag.
Shimmer Waves is a great multi-use product which can be used in a number of ways for gorgeous make-up results. The gorgeous pallet has a range of shimmering shades to enhance your makeup. Use all the colours together for a shimmering blush or pick the shades separately to highlight and contour your cheekbones. You can also use a shade as a glistening eyeshadow or as a highlight for your brow or inner eye.
£16 | The Body Shop
bareMinerals have developed a fantastic vegan and cruelty free brand. They offer an excellent range to cover everything from hydrating primers, concealers, foundations, eye makeup and luscious lips.
To showcase your lips, they have their Statement Matte Liquid Lipcolour.
Available in 10 shades from fiery reds, pretty pinks and beautiful berries, bareMinerals have a colour to work on every skin tone. It’s long lasting, extremely pigmented, and buttery smooth!
£17 | BareMinerals
Inika is consistently in the top list of popular vegan makeup brands and it’s not hard to see why.
This Australian natural makeup brand has a huge choice of products, from foundations and bronzers to super pigmented lipsticks.
One of their best-sellers, and winner of the 2018 Glamour Beauty Awards, is their Long Lash Vegan Mascara. It uses 100% plant-derived and natural ingredients to “boost length, volume and lash span”.
£23 | Inika
Kat Von D
Kat Von D has a strict moral code of delivering a vegan and cruelty free make up range that offers the most highly pigmented and daring colour shades available; alongside ethics and quality.
The range is now stocked exclusively at Debenhams in the UK so you can stock up on the range of eyeliners for those feline looks, bold lipsticks and amazing eye shadow pallets.
The Lolita Eyeshadow Palette is inspired by Kat Von D’s record-breaking, bestselling shade. It features 8 high-pigment, blendable matte shades all designed to complement each other.
£32 | Debenhams UK
Tarte Cosmetics does not test on animals and is certified cruelty-free by PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies Program and Logical Harmony.
The Shape tape matte foundation is one of their best sellers with 25 shades to suit everyone from fair to rich skin tones. The website has a great picture portfolio where you can look at various skin tones and the colour of foundation used.
On top of being vegan it’s also oil-free so it’s great for combination skin. The product feels weightless and provides a full-coverage airbrushed matte finish.
£33 | Tarte Cosmetics
You may also be familiar with Tartes Shape tape contour concealer which is America’s #1 concealer brand. It’s hailed as helping brighten, smooth and giving skin a firmer, more lifted look.
The creamy formula is easy to blend and is a multiuse product: it conceals imperfections perfectly and doubles as a contour or highlighter! Available in 30 shades, there is a choice to suit everyone.
£22 | Tarte Cosmetics
£28 | QVCUK with quickie blending sponge
Note: although Tarte Cosmetics is cruelty-free they are owned by a parent company, Kose, which is not cruelty-free.
Too Faced aim is to provide products for you to create the stunning looks you love with makeup that’s mindful. They are cosmetics with a conscience and Too Faced has the animal-friendly makeup to give you the perfect head start on your makeup routine. Everything from primers, foundations, eye shadows and lip plumpers.
Their Hangover Primer is a great skincare product which can be used alone or under makeup. With an amazing coconut scent, it’s replenishing formula hydrates, smooths and brightens skin for a dewy, healthy looking finish. A great product to prime skin for a flawless makeup application.
£32 | Too Faced
With a great range of vegan makeup from Urban Decay, you will be able to create a makeup look you love, guilt-free. Their vegan makeup collection has a fantastic range of ultra-nourishing lip colours, must-have eyeshadows and magnifying mascaras. They also have a range of soft vegan makeup brushes for every contouring technique.
For a precision eyeliner, their Perversion Waterproof Fine-Point Eye is a dream. The super-sharp tip allows for precision application, perfect for creating the cat eye effect! It is amazingly pigmented and great for natural lids or over the top of eyeshadows.
Vegan and Peta-approved, this vividly black eyeliner has great staying power to last all day!
£17 | Urban Decay