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It’s DECEMBER ALREADY.
Which means a lot of us are probably scrambling to find the perfect gifts for everyone in our lives. Well, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of my favorite cruelty-free (and vegan, no less) beauty products that make the perfect holiday gifts!
If you haven’t checked her out, do yourself a favor! She was kind enough to let me guest post on her blog about the topic, and I figured you all would enjoy this information as well.
Remember, “vegan” does not necessarily mean “cruelty-free.” “Cruelty-free” means that the product was never tested on animals during any part of the development process. However, products that are “cruelty-free” can have animal-derived ingredients such as beeswax or gelatin. So, obviously, the best option for products is to have both labels – vegan and cruelty-free! Here’s the three most common (and legit) cruelty-free labels:
For a complete breakdown of what each certification requires, check out the original post!
And, the moment you’ve all been waiting for…
Without further ado, here is my list of my favorite vegan AND cruelty-free beauty products!
Butter London Nail Polish (polish with silver caps are vegan)
(Thank you again, Kasia, for prompting me to research and learn all of this important information. Dive deeper into what this all means with the post on her blog!)
I am slowly learning to research before I buy and swap out current products for alternatives that are better for the environment, animals, and myself! It’s a long process and it doesn’t happen overnight, but being an educated consumer is important. Just start somewhere! Happy Shopping!
Until next time,
(Cruelty-free certification is done on a voluntary basis, so do your research! Just because some of your favorite brands might not be certified, this does not mean that they aren’t cruelty-free. Also, don’t be fooled by companies using their own logos to abide by their ideas of “cruelty-free.” Make sure you know what you’re looking for and, as always, do your research! If you find conflicting reports while researching, you can always email the company with direct questions about their animal testing practices, if any.)