World Vegan Day is November 1 and it’s not just our plates that experience a transformative shift towards compassion and sustainability. In the sprawling realm of beauty, this special day holds a mirror to an industry in evolution, reflecting a commitment to kindness that extends far beyond food. For the beauty aficionados among us, World Vegan Day is a celebration of products that embody the true essence of veganism – a blend of care for our planet, its creatures, and our own skin.
Why does the beauty world pause to acknowledge and celebrate this day? The answer is simple and profound. Vegan beauty products are more than just a label; they represent a promise. A promise to eschew animal-derived ingredients and harmful testing, championing a cause that respects all forms of life. With the alarming impact of environmental degradation and a growing consciousness about animal welfare, there’s an ever-increasing demand for ethical alternatives in our beauty routines.
Celebrating Radiance and Responsibility
Vegan beauty products stand as a testament to the fact that quality, efficacy, and luxury don’t have to come at the expense of innocent lives or our fragile environment. They encompass the very spirit of World Vegan Day, merging environmental stewardship with the age-old allure of beauty.
Veganism, a lifestyle that abstains from the use of animal products for food, clothing, and other purposes, has gained significant momentum in recent years. According to a recent article in the World Animal Foundation, “6% of the US Population is vegan; a rise in veganism will have a positive impact on the environment; and vegans are most likely to be females under the age of 35.”
As we delve into the world of vegan beauty, let’s cherish and appreciate these products that allow us to look stunning, all while upholding the principles that make our world a better place. Read on to discover some of the latest and greatest vegan beauty products for 2023.
Biodegradable vegan lashes will give your eyes the perfect amount of drama. These beauty-editor loves lashes are cruelty free and reusable, with tapered ends and 3D volume curl for a wispy finish. These eco-friendly false eyelashes are 100% biodegradable synthetic fibers, and they’re just as fluffy as real mink lashes.
imPRESS Press-On Nails are slim, stylish, and super comfortable. These press-on gel nails look and feel like your natural nails, and no glue is needed! With the imPRESS Super Hold Adhesive, you’ll easily achieve a professional looking manicure at home in minutes. Just peel, press and go!
This facial highlighter is perfect for giving your skin a dewy, luminous glow that looks like it’s been kissed by the sun. The formula is carefully crafted to give you buildable coverage so you can achieve the look you want. With its rose gold shade, this highlighter is perfect for any skin tone, and it’s great for creating that dramatic evening look or adding a little extra shimmer to your daytime routine.
The special effects nail craze is here, and KISS Gel Fantasy Allure Nails is getting in on the obsession with all things glazed. High-shine manis are totally on trend, and these sweet beauties will elevate any outfit. These ready-to-wear glue-on nails take mere minutes to apply and they’re waterproof, chip-proof, smudge-proof, and last up to seven days.
Bake away, beauties!!This is a must-have high-performance powder that minimizes imperfections and absorbs oil for a smooth, matte, flawless photo/camera appearance.
Feel beautiful again with the Inner Beauty stack. Containing ingredients that may improve skin surface and are shown can help maintain normal hair, skin and nails.
This luxe balm contains 1.5M of plant stem cells and 60+ actives to help skin repair, regenerate and renew its natural, healthy glow from within. This first-of-its kind, deeply nourishing solid serum repairs the skin barrier, targets visible aging and enhances elasticity for incomparable radiance.
The nourishing, buildable formula delivers pure mineral pigments to instantly even complexion and balance skin tone, while a powerful blend of Pracaxi Seed Oil and Patchouli Leaf Extract improve elasticity and collagen production for long-term results.
This smoothing scrub is the only exfoliant you need in your routine. It’s gentle enough to be used 3x/week, and leaves skin feeling brighter, firmer, and more youthful.
Gentle cleanser creates airy foam that washes away makeup and pollutants without stripping essential moisture. Vitamin E and Rose-Biotic Blend™ with Alpine Rose Stem Cells, Rosa Centifolia Extract, and Postbiotics help promote and support healthy skin microbiome.
Specifically designed to gently and effectively help to relieve itchy, flaky, dry scalps. Long-lasting and easy to use: Each pH balanced Ethique shampoo bar lasts at least 80 washes, equivalent to three bottles of liquid shampoo. Safe for color-treated hair, too!
This gentle, acetone-free fingernail polish remover easily removes even the darkest shades of nail polish without drying the nail. Our polish remover is formulated with a gentle blend of natural solvents that dissolve your nail polish quickly and easily.
Until now, you had to buy a bunch of plastic to get a face wash this good. But HiBAR has figured out how to put an amino acid wash into an elegant solid bar form, with no harsh soap or detergent to unbalance and dry out your skin. Each bar contains 12 unique amino acids, the building blocks of healthy skin.
Humphreys is committed to embracing nature’s wonders, starting with the use of certified organic witch hazel, sustainably harvested in the wild and distilled to capture the purest therapeutic essence of the plant. The vegan and cruelty-free toner clarifies skin and refines pores for clean and balanced skin.
The first product and the brand namesake, Hustle Butter’s Body Butter is moisturizing and lavish. Developed as a skin-loving petroleum replacement, this tattoo balm can be used before tattooing, in-process and forever after. In addition to being a staple in tattoo in-process and aftercare, Hustle Butter Deluxe is an ideal addition to your daily skincare routine providing instant relief to dry skin leaving you soft, smooth and glowing day after day. It’s cruelty-free, vegan and made with natural ingredients.
Olio Sublime Profumato brings a fine fragrance-style experience in a silky, antioxidant-rich dry oil blend of argan, jojoba and sweet almond oil, resulting in skin that is glowing, velvety soft and lightly scented. What we love most of all is that it’s naturally nourishing, thoughtfully formulated.
These ultra-nourishing balms provide excellent protection and healing properties without any of the toxic chemicals found in most lip balms. Enjoy essential oils and subtle hints of natural ingredients. No animal ingredients, animal by-products, or animal-derived products like beeswax or lanolin. Bonus points: Dignity Coconuts recently won the Vegan Beauty Award for these All Natural Lip Balms.
Baebody’s anti-aging and nourishing under eye cream brightens dark circles, soothes under eye bags, and provides deep moisture to diminish the appearance of fine lines. The gel contains a powerful peptide complex known to boost collagen production, Matrixyl 3000 to reduce the appearance of fine lines, and cucumber to give your eyes an instant depuff.
DefineMe matched the power of clear quartz crystals with our warm, deliciously gourmand Rami scent. Rami is meant to bring a sense of clarity and purpose and attract an abundance of whatever you are looking for. Clear quartz is known for having a high vibration. It is used for healing and spiritual growth. Clear quartz enhances mental clarity and focus, and it also helps with manifestation.
In recent years, the brand shifted their efforts not only towards creating innovative formulas, but refining their strength, with ingredients grown in ecologically clean regions, to obtain powerful, safe, and effective supplements that simply work. They never stop at what has been achieved, constantly improving research and refining their formulas.
The cult-favorite, Amazon best-selling brand with a product sold every 30 seconds is entirely vegan with a passion for cruelty-free and fun beauty products. Cheerleaders to loving the skin you’re in, grace & stella makes self-care simple and fun. This dead sea mud mask ensures maximal detoxification and purification. You can think of mud as a magnet, or even a sponge, drawing impurities like dirt and oil out of your clogged pores for a clearer complexion.
This clean, organic, clinically-proven hair care brand is driven by a desire to provide plant-based solutions to your toughest hair problems. Innovative formulas infused with premium organic oils and natural extracts combat hair thinning due to breakage, rejuvenate hair, strengthen strands, clarify, cleanse, and repair all hair types. Their Apple Cider Shampoo helps repair and replenish your hair with a potent blend of vitamins and nutrients to help return your hair back to its naturally soft, full, and luxurious state.
This daily skin-health supplement brightens and hydrates from the inside out, delivering fast, clinically proven results and an unstoppable glow. Infused with vitamin C, ultra-nourishing tremella mushroom and fermented hyaluronic acid to propel essential hydration internally to the body and externally to enhance skin. Experience firmer, more luminous skin, boosted collagen production, a fortified skin barrier, and immune defense support all in two capsules a day.