Over the past couple of years, vegan skin care has grown in popularity along with a movement in mindfulness and an ever-growing consciousness about what we are actually using on our skin. And, with many beauty bloggers and magazines shining a light on organic ingredients and cruelty free production, we can understand why.
Natural vegan skin care contains plant-based formulas and natural ingredients with no animal derivatives, meaning they're a great option if you're concerned about some of the harsher ingredients you might be using on your face. So,whether you're worried about chemicals or if you're just looking for a cruelty-free alternative to your usual skin care fix, we've picked out our very best of vegan skin care brands to get you started.
1.PaiOriginally created for people with sensitive skin - and finding a frustrating lack of natural ingredients in skincare - Pai was developed. One of the most prominent leaders in vegan and natural skincare, Pai is also certified for its social responsibility and recyclable packaging. Although we have to admit Pai is an all-round favorite at lookfantastic HQ, we especially love their Rosehip BioRegenerate Oil. Rosehip is a well known natural ingredient with potent healing properties, and Pai's take on this is beautiful. Their oil is multi-purpose and so is perfect to be used not only all over your face to improve complexion, but on blemishes across the body and even on dry hair.
2.A’KinWith the philosophy of “The Power Of Purity", A'Kin is an Australian skincare brand pioneering for natural skincare that truly works. They pride themselves on being completely transparent about the makings of their skincare with their vegan ingredients clearly listed both on the product and on their website. With an extensive line of cruelty free vegan beauty products it’s hard to choose just one favorite from the A'Kin range, however the A'kin Cleansing Micellar Water is a standout for us. This PH balanced and soap free product is blended from Organic Coconut Water, Green Tea and Cucumber. The luxurious, no-rinse cleanser effectively dissolves make-up and impurities, whilst softening and hydrating to leave skin feeling calm, fresh and comfortable after use.
3.MadaraThe idea of Madara is forged from the Nordic landscape and cold climate. The ingredients are based on the deep roots and bitter leaves that survive the harsh winters passed down through generations as traditional remedies. Their belief is to care for our wellbeing and self-esteem and for the environmental footprint we leave. So, what better way would there be to try this Nordic luxury vegan brand other than the MÁDARA's Superseed Age Recovery Organic Facial Oil? Infused with an anti-aging cocktail of Rosehip, St. John's Wort and Raspberry Oils, the fast-absorbing treatment works to minimise the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It's also 100% certified natural, with antioxidant-rich ingredients such as Sea Buckthorn, Cranberry and Blackcurrant defend against environmental aggressors.
4.Dr BotanicalsSelf proclaimed ‘Nature's True Beauty Experts’ vegan brand Dr Botanicals is the embodiment of decades of natural skin care research. Originally founded from an Elderflower cream, Dr Botanicals has now become committed to producing further cruelty free products from natural plant sources. As an introduction to this vegan skin care brand, we reccomend trying out the the Dr Botanicals Cleanse and Tone Cream. Utilizing the power of nature, the Dr Botanicals Cleanse and Tone Cream is a two-in-one formula which aims to refresh and invigorate your skin. Especially beneficial for dry or oily skin types, the cream re-balances the pH of skin and controls oil production, whilst a dose of traditional elder-flower revives radiance.
5.SkincereA British vegan brand, Skincere have a small but targeted skincare routine focused on ultra-soothing formulations for the face. Skincere is aimed at those suffering from sensitive skin and combating intolerances (soya, dairy, wheat and nut) or for those who just want to be true to their skin in the most organic way. Why not try the Skincere's Facial Serum to deeply hydrate your complexion. This has been created with a 100% natural formula that has been clinically proven to increase skin firmness and elasticity.
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