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Makeup is an amazing way to transform any look into something awesome. A funky lipstick for when you're feeling wild or something more neutral for a more professional setting. Being able to play around with your look whenever and however you want is what makes makeup so special, but that doesn't mean you can't look good and be eco-friendly at the same time. Take a look at these awesome cruelty-free cosmetic brands that are changing the world, one lipstick at a time.
BareMinerals has gained notoriety for their top of the line mineral foundations, and while they have sought to expand their line to include other products, their stance on animal testing has never wavered.
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Tarte Cosmetics offers a full range of products, ranging from lipstick to primer and even to skincare, all of their products are free of synthetic fragrances, parabens, and other harsh, nasty chemicals, while still offering top of the line cruelty-free makeup.
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Everyone raves about Anastasia Beverly Hills, while they offer a wide array of products, it's their eyebrow specific items that get all the buzz. On top of contour palettes, eyeshadows, and a line of spectacular lipsticks, they offer some of the best selections of eyebrow products on the market.
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The Holy Grail of cruelty-free cosmetic companies! LUSH has been fighting the good fight against animal testing for years. All of their products, which include skincare, bath products, and makeup, are organic and hand made by their employees. They also take things a step further and ensure that the companies they buy products from are cruelty-free as well.
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OCC has stepped things up a notch, in addition to their stance on animal testing, they have made a pledge to never use ingredients that are derived from animals in any of their items, making them 100% vegan. The company offers a line of funky, highly loved nail and lip products as well as brushes and multi-purpose pigmented pencils.
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Mostly known for their superb collection of pigmented eyeshadows, Urban Decay is also well loved because of their cruelty-free practices. Their line of amazing cosmetics ranges from eyeshadow palettes to mineral powders.
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Josie Maran offers a range of high quality, eco-friendly products. The company has lines that include both, skincare and makeup selections that are all infused with skin-healing argan oil. On top of being a company that deeply cares about the health of their consumers skin, they are 100% cruelty-free.
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This skincare company offers consumers a way to care for their skin and the environment at the same time. All of their organic products are cruelty-free and full of natural ingredients that are proven to benefit even the most troubled skin.
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Too Faced is the perfect company for anyone who prefers neutral colors and a more natural makeup look, their lines include everything from mascara to lipstick and even their makeup brushes are entirely synthetic.