10 Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands PERFECT For Date Night

Be glamorous AND kind.

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By Katrina Southerland

Ever wonder what goes in to making your beauty products? Or better yet, what you place on your skin? We have come up with a list of 10 cruelty-free beauty brands that you may already use! Whether you are stopping by the mall or a drugstore up the street, buying cruelty-free is always an option. Buy with comfort that no furry friends were harmed in the development of these products. Be glamorous AND kind!


1. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics

Known for their famous lip tars, all Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics products are 100% vegan and cruelty-free. Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics proves that you do not have to sacrifice bold color to live a cruelty-free lifestyle.

2. Urban Decay

Known for their vibrant color palettes, Urban Decay takes the pledge not to test on animals. All the more reason to indulge next time you are at Sephora!

3. Modern Minerals

Looking for something a little more natural? Modern Minerals advocates for 100% cruelty free beauty, and all of their products are 100% vegan. They abstain from using ingredients such as Synthetic Parabens, Phtalates, Carmine, or Animal Fur in any of their brushes.



A brand worn by celebs such as Kim Kardashian, Demi Lovato, and Katherine McPhee, Nars' sheer glow foundation is known for its photogenic qualities and is trusted in the spotlight. Nars offers a wide array of cosmetics, from skin care to lipsticks.

5. Pacifica Beauty

Wondering what brands offer both cruelty-free and vegan bath and body products? Pacifica offers a wide array of beauty products, from body washes and nail polishes to eyeshadows and facial washes.

6. Giovanni Cosmetics

Want 100% Cruelty Free Beauty to also apply to your haircare products? Giovanni Cosmetics offers health and beauty products, from shampoos and hair sprays, to detoxing skin products, for both face and body.


7. Paul Mitchell

Known for their salon quality hair products, Paul Mitchell is 100% cruelty-free, offering products from hair serums to shampoos.

8. The Body Shop

I'm sure we all know about The Body Shop's vegan moisturizing body butters, but did you know they also sell vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics? The Body Shop is an eco-friendly company that advocates for human rights worldwide by promoting Community Fair Trade.

9. e.l.f. Cosmetics

Looking for cruelty-free products that you could pick up at the local drugstore? e.l.f. (Eyes, Lip and Face) Cosmetics products are stocked in most drug stores, including Walgreens, Duane Reade, CVS, and even Target! And the best part? Most of their products are less than $5!


10. Wet N' Wild

Want more cruelty-free cosmetic options in the drugstore? Wet N'Wild has you covered. Try their newest line, inspired by Fergie!