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10 Cruelty Free Makeup Brands You NEED to Know

The beauty industry as of late has been moving mountains, from epic collaborations to the introduction of aesthetically pleasing collections - we are LIVING for all that is happening right now.

However, with the large influx of new brands and the hype that surrounds its release, it can be difficult to stay aware of the what goes into a product.

It's 2018 and although every brand should be cruelty free or at least moving in that direction, there are a lot of brands out there that are not. In an effort to ensure products are thoroughly tested for use, some of the biggest names in the makeup world STILL use tens to hundred of animals for their experimentations.

But just when you lost all hope, there is some fabulous news for all the animal lovers out there. And in case you haven’t guessed it, we’re listing our top picks for cruelty free makeup brands that are worth giving a shot.

ELF Cosmetics


The fashion beauty giant ELF cosmetics are at the top of our list when it comes to high quality beauty and makeup products that are well within reach of the general population. The very affordable line of cosmetics offers everything from eyeshadow palettes and gel liners to blushes, lipsticks and mascaras.

Kat Von D Beauty


Renowned fashion expert Kat Von D knows fashion and beauty in and out. It’s no wonder her beauty products sell like hot cakes over the world with fans that range from professional artists to commoners. The brand has stayed true to its motto of providing quality over quantity.

The Body Shop


With over decades of renowned fame and recognition over the globe, beauty giant The Body Shop has stood above the rest when it comes to protection of the wildlife. Users can now enhance their esthetics with a range of beauty products from their cruelty free makeup collection.



Sigma has now become a popular name in the beauty world with claim to fame arising from its line of makeup brushes. With that being said, the brand continues to gain support from users who simply adore their highly pigmented as well as cruelty free cosmetics line.

Cargo Cosmetics


If you haven’t heard of the cruelty free makeup brand Cargo, you need to check it out ASAP! Cargo believes that professional cosmetics should be based on a simple concept so that it’s easy to use for all the ladies out there.

ILIA Beauty


Beauty and fashion giant ILIA are revolutionizing the world with their distinct makeup lines. Each product is designed with skin healing properties in mind as well as being derived using only natural and organic ingredients.

Tarte Cosmetics


Tarte cosmetics is all about delivering products that portray high performance and enhancing results. The brand is particularly renowned for its Amazonian Clay foundation line.



With a popular tagline that states skincare to being your ultimate source of makeup, Glossier has managed to create a big name for itself. Every product is derived in an ethically responsible fashion that is perfect for everyday use.

BH Cosmetics


The extremely affordable brand called BH Cosmetics is committed to providing users with high end products that are cruelty free every step of the way.

Lilly Lolo


Based in the UK, Lilly Lolo provides a range of mineral based and skin nourishing cosmetics for users to splurge upon. All products are designed to be irritant free, giving a seamlessly stunning complexion.

As days go by, the list of makeup brands offering cruelty free cosmetic collections is increasing as we speak. If you haven’t gotten the chance to use the following names being mentioned above, we highly recommend you do so and witness the results for yourself.

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