Buying vegan beauty products doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are our favourite vegan and cruelty-free hair, makeup and skincare items you can grab at your local drugstore.
Dry shampoo is a must to buy you time between washes.
Batiste Dry Shampoo in Original, Cherry and Blush ($9)
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This foundation is a medium to full coverage formula and leaves a natural-looking finish.
Physician's Formula Healthy Foundation ($20)
This highlighter is a drugstore gem.
Essence Pure Nude Highlighter in 01 Be My Highlight ($5.50)
Garnier's newest skincare lines are 100% vegan and cruelty free. This one is made with aloe for super hydration.
Garnier SkinActive Refreshing Facial Cleanser ($11), Refreshing Toner ($11), 3-in-1 Hydrating Cream ($21)
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Beauty director Victoria DiPlacido
tried this powder foundation
back in April and fell in love with the formula. It blends out easily for a natural-looking finish that doesn't leave your skin looking cakey or chalky.
Nude By Nature Radiant Loose Powder Foundation ($32)
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Rosehip is super calming. Pat on a couple drops of this vibrant orange oil and your skin will thank you.
Pai Skincare Rosehip BioRegenerate Oil ($40)
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All Cake Beauty products are cruelty-free and vegan—and smell deliciously sweet.
Cake Beauty The Posh Wash Sulfate-Free Swirl Shampoo ($13) and The Soft Serve Cream Rinse Conditioner ($13)
This soft peach vegan baked blush is flattering on all skin tones.
Milani Baked Blush in Luminoso ($11.49)
All Teaology products, which are made in Italy, are 100% vegan and cruelty free.
Teaology Matcha Tea Ultra-Firming Face Cream ($69)
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A spritz of this setting spray on top of makeup helps powder formulas look like second skin.
NYX Matte Finish Setting Spray ($10)
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This vegan bronzer feels, as its name suggests, like butter and blends like a dream. Also important: it smells like a tropical vacation.
Physicians Formula Murumuru Butter Bronzer ($20)
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Apple cider vinegar does a great job at removing build-up from styling products.
Live Clean Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo and Conditioner ($8.49 each)
Reversa is vegan Canadian skincare company. This rich body lotion is perfect for cold, dry Canadian winters.
Reversa Skin Smoothing Body Lotion ($36)
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Not all Indeed Laboratories products are vegan, but this Hydraluron Intense Moisture Lotion sure is.
Indeed Laboratories Hydraluron Intense Moisture Lotion ($25)
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Love Beauty And Planet's motto is something we can get behind: they set out to make effective products without harming the planet. Their entire line is vegan and cruelty free.
Love Beauty And Planet Shea Butter & Sandalwood Purposeful Hydration Shampoo and Conditioner ($13 each)
Pixi Glow Tonic is the brand's best selling product for a reason. It is a brightening, exfoliating toner that leaves your skin glowing.
Pixi Glow Tonic ($20)