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Vegan make-up brands you need to know about

Whether you’re a long term vegan, trying out Veganuary, a recent convert or just trying to do your bit, then you’ll know that finding vegan friendly beauty products can be a task.

Not only are they rare, but they’re not easy to spot, either.

Here we outline vegan-friendly make-up brands, where you can get your hands on them, and our favourite products.

B.

B. Sculpted, Blush & Highlight Stick, £10.99, Superdrug.com
You’ll be happy to know that you don’t always have to extend your budget to go vegan, and you don’t need to make special trips to the health food store.

Superdrug’s B. range is completely vegan, affordable, accessible – hurrah! They also have an extensive skincare range, too.

Did we also mention it’s actually good? Try the B.Sculpted Blush & Highlight, £10.99. The roll-up stick is easy to apply, perfectly placing you cheek colour and contour in one swift sweep, all you need to do is blend.

MK Minerals

MK Minerals Bronzer, £31.50, MKminerals.co.uk
For a brand that’s friendly to your face as well as your furry little friends, try the MK Minerals range.

Made with 100% pure mineral ingredients, every product in the range actually help to nourish the skin.

As well as being completely vegan, it’s 100% non-comedogenic, non-acnegenic, chemical free, and hypoallergenic. Oh there’s SPF 15 in key lines, too.

Opt for the MK Mineral Bronzer £31.50, for a subtle, healthy glow. Your skin will feel nice and nourished while your complexion is brought to life.

Arbonne

Arbonne It's A Long STory Mascara, £26, Arbonne.com
Health, beauty and wellness brand Arbonne have a wide range of vegan offerings, but their make-up range stands out, and has a luxury feel to it.

They’ve got everything from lipliner to primer, so you really can restock your entire make-up bag in one stop.

Try one of the Arbonne It's A Long Story Mascara, £26, for fluttery long lashes. The formula is water resistant and long lasting, so you won't have to worry about panda-eyes all day.

Dead Sea Spa Magik

Dead Sea Spa Magik BB Cream, £13.50, ShopForSpa.com
Primarily a body and bath brand, hidden within the salts and soaps is this imperfection-busting Dead Sea Spa Magik BB Cream, £13.50.

As well as making skin look flawless, the beauty balm also moisturises and nourishes thanks to added vitamin C and vitamin E. Anti-ageing-properties plus SPF15 within the creamy formula makes this the ideal versatile base for beauty-loving vegans.

Obsessive Complusive Cosmetics

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar, £11.50, Love-Makeup.co.uk
Obsessive Complusive Cosmetics (OCC) was created by make-up artist David Klasfeld and offers a professional finish, proving there's no need to compromise your look when switching to cruelty-free products.

Known by celebs and fellow make-up artists for their bold and striking colours, the OCC Lip Tars, £11.50, are one to try for the perfect PETA-approved pout.

Lavera

Lavera Eyebrow Styling Gel, £10.50, BeautyNaturals.com
Another amazing animal-friendly brand you can find in health stores and online is Lavera, which has been certified by both the Vegan Society.

Lavera create make-up, skincare, bath and body productts, meaning it's a great go-to beauty brand vegans can rely on.

If you’re a lover of big brows, be sure to try the Eyebrow Styling Gel, £10.50, which adds definition while keeping stray hairs in place.

Blank Canvas Cosmetics

Blank Canvas Cosmetics Master Palette One, £26.66, BBlankCanvasCosmetics.com
Experiment with an array of shades thanks to these eyeshadow palettes from Blank Canvas Cosmetics. Try the new Master One, £26.66 collection, which includes 12 gorgeous neutral shadows that can be built-up and blended to create different looks.

As well as the powders, each set comes complete with a vegan friendly double-ended tapered crease blender/smudger brush for the perfect application.

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