12 Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands You Can Buy at the Drugstore
We love drugstore makeup prices, but not when the products have been tested on animals. Luckily, times are changing and the number of affordable cruelty-free brands just keeps going up.
If you prefer to buy cruelty-free makeup, there's no reason not to. The brands that form the list below are certified cruelty-free, and you can find them at a slew of spots, including CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Target and Walmart. You may just look and feel better than ever. Goodbye, guilt!
At long last, Covergirl announced in November that it had gone cruelty-free. Beauty lovers cheered, because that meant a big jump in cruelty-free products at the drugstore. The brand has a ton of popular ones, from its foundations to its mascaras.
e.l.f. is what we love to see on the shelf, especially knowing that it doesn't test on animals. The brand is widely available, and it offers brushes, creams, primers and palettes, among other products—with the most unbeatable prices.
Yet another brand with great products at reasonable prices is Milani. We've been known to enjoy its Make It Last setting spray and lipsticks. And it's even easier to wear, knowing that everything is cruelty-free.
Drew Barrymore's Flower Beauty is all about high quality products at affordable prices. The brand has been hitting the mark. People gush over their Blush Bomb Color Drops.
Not only is Physicians Formula cruelty-free, it aims to offer "healthy beauty." If you have sensitive skin, it might be a good option for you. We love the Murumuru Butter Body Bronzer.
Black Radiance was created with diversity in mind. Its products include ones geared toward women with deeper skin tones who struggle to find shades that work for them. You can find lipsticks, foundations, gel eyeliners, and more.
The brand aims to create "luxury-inspired makeup at excellent prices." It's been working. If you watch beauty YouTubers, you've likely heard people rave about the Prime & Fine Dewy Glow Fixing Spray.
Pixi is on a mission to help women showcase their natural beauty. There's no shortage of products. The brand offers everything from nail polish to foundation to liquid eyeshadow.
L.A. Girl is widely available, and its product selection is large. You can keep up with beauty trends using the brand's makeup and tools. Some of their popular products include the HD Pro Concealer and Pro Coverage Foundation.
NYX is all about selling professional-quality makeup. Combine that with drugstore prices, and we're hooked. The brand boasts many great products, including lip pencils, butter glosses and brow pencils.
Not only is Pacifica cruelty-free, it's 100% vegan. It offers skin care, makeup, and bath and body products, among others. On the makeup front, some of its best sellers include its Alight Multi-Mineral BB Cream and Stellar Gaze Length & Strength Mineral Mascara.
Wet n Wild
Wet n Wild is only getting better with age. The brand tends to be easy to find and easy to afford. At the same time, it has some great products—its Photo Focus Stick Foundation being one of them.
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