Vegan Beauty

It is high time to voice that vegan beauty products are the future.


Vegan beauty products? Dermatologist Dr. Gary Goldfaden, explains vegan beauty as “products that are free of any animal byproducts or derivatives.”


Not only are they best for your skin but also cruelty-free goods are not harmful to the environment. Taking into account the critical state of our Mother Nature, it is highly egoistic not to care about the resources we exploit and how we exploit them.


Turning to vegan – or at least vegetarian – diet is great but not enough. To be truly participating in protecting of what is left in the natural world, it is important to mind our day-to-day habits. Today, let’s bring vegan skincare into the focus. Below, you will find five beauty brands that are 100 % vegan and cruelty-free that offer amazing products – worth trying whether you are vegan or not.


  1. Ministerstwo Dobrego Mydła


A small, family-owned manufacturer is already well known in its home market, Poland. Established by two sisters, Ania and Ula Bieluń, who had quitted corporate careers,

Ministerstwo Dobrego Mydła is all vegan and cruelty-free brand. Their products are based on organic and natural ingredients such as vegetables, fruits, unrefined cocoa and shea butter and virgin oils. Except for soaps, MDM offers aromatic bath bombs, rich body butters, oils and body scrubs. Thankfully, the company is shipping their fantastic products to (almost) whole Europe. We highly recommend trying their carrot soap (perfect for mature skin) and plum scrub (wonderfully smoothing formula!)

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  1. Arbonne


Arbonne promotes a healthy lifestyle in its all aspects claiming to be “on a green journey for 35 years.” Established in Switzerland, the company has never tested its products on animals. Instead, it invests in pure, botanically based ingredients. Arbonne develops products by combining the best of nature with leading science. In its offer, you will find a wide variety of products: from skincare and makeup to nutrition. Check out Arbonne bestsellers list for details.


  1. skyn ICELAND


Exploiting the potential of the pure unspoiled natural resources of Iceland and Arctic – including glacial waters, botanicals, and marine elements – skyn ICELAND products restore skin balance, natural glow and youthful state. As much as stress affects our mind, it also affect our body – and thus, our skin. The latest findings of psych dermatology – the scientific study of how emotions affect skin proves that stress can be detrimental to the proper abilities of skin functioning.

Skyn ICELAND comes up with its unique Iceland Complex to fight harmful impact of everyday life. Bonus: it was a former beauty-industry executive, Sarah Kugelman that founded the brand.



  1. SpaRitual


Launched in 2004 by a lifestyle futurist, Shel Pink, SpaRitual elevates whole skincare thing into further level. Brand founding philosophy – Slow Beauty for a Fast World – celebrates the mind, body and spirit reconnected. If ‘we are what we eat,’ we must also pay closer attention to what we put on our bodies – as it is equally important as what we put inside it.

Once you become SpaRitualists, you slow down and relax; you indulge yourself with a nourishing treatment with all-vegan formulas from around the world. SpaRituals best known for its nail polishes also offers different skincare lines including excellent lotions, body butters, serums, oils, scrubs, and tonics.

  1. Pacifica Beauty


Beauty gurus around the world praise the brand flagship product – Kale Detox Deep Cleaning Face Wash.

Pacifica is fighting the common misconceptions that all-natural products will not guarantee the same, desired results as their non-vegan, mass-market counterparts.


Brand mission is to “[deliver] the best performing products, using safe ingredients, in recyclable packaging and components to the largest possible audience of beauty consumers.” Quite impressive!

Except from being 100 % cruelty-free, gluten-free and vegan, Pacifica products are suitable for ultra-sensitive skin. Bonus: they offer beautifully scented candles that are manufactured from paraffin that is a by-product of the petrochemical industry. It means it would otherwise be waste.



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