Start by scanning the product’s label and packaging. Look for products that have the “Certified Vegan” logo. If the product is simply labeled “vegan” or “contains no animal ingredients” do not take that as a guarantee, read the full ingredient list and find out for yourself.
What makeup products are not vegan?
Non-Vegan Makeup Ingredients
- silk powder.
- carmine (carminic acid)
- beeswax (cera alba)
- lanolin (and various derivatives, including triterpene alcohol)
- alpha-hydroxy acids (often in anti-wrinkle creams and exfoliants)
What are vegan makeup products?
Vegan cosmetics are made without materials of animal origin or their traces. Conventional materials of animal origin, such as honey, beeswax, lanolin, collagen, elastin, etc., are replaced by materials derived from plants or minerals.
Is mascara made from bat poop?
‘ The answer, thankfully, is a resounding ‘no. ‘ Bat poop is not currently used in any area of the beauty industry. Mascara is one of many cosmetic products that contain a colorant called guanine. This crystalline material is found in bat poop, but the stuff used in mascara is actually derived from fish scales.
Is Sephora cruelty-free?
Although Sephora as a brand do not test their finished products on animals, they nevertheless pay others to test their products on animals “where required by law”. This means that Sephora is not cruelty-free.
Is Urban Decay vegan?
Is all Urban Decay makeup vegan? No, but our products are 100% cruelty-free, and we never test on animals. We love and respect animals and the earth, so we try to create vegan formulas wherever possible. Vegan makeup doesn’t contain animal by-products or animal-derived ingredients.