Cruelty Free & Vegan Brand List

Logical Harmony Cruelty Free & Vegan Brand List

Whether you want to buy all vegan products, or just start incorporating more cruelty free makeup products into your life, it’s always great to go animal friendly. You’ll also be surprised at how many large companies still test on animals. However, it’s very easy to find animal friendly alternatives to any products you’re currently using! Show brands who do test on animals that you only want to support them if they change their ways. You can do this by purchasing from cruelty free makeup brands, skincare brands, hair care brands, and household brands. These are brands who do not test on animals and offer items that do not use animal ingredients. You’ll end up finding a lot of great items that you can feel good about buying.

As I hear back from brands about their stance on animal testing and animal ingredients, they will be added below. At Logical Harmony, there is a very thorough process for finding out if I want to include a company in this list or not (learn more about that process).

Only brands that Logical Harmony hears from will be included in this list. It’s not an aggregation of information from other sites. Logical Harmony does all it’s own brand research and includes only brands that we can be sure are cruelty free with vegan options. These brands are also contacted on regular basis so that this list can stay fresh and up to date.

This list includes brands that are cruelty free but owned by a parent company who is not. Everyone should decide for themselves what they are comfortable purchasing. At Logical Harmony, I would rather people support these brands than a non-cruelty free option. For those who are just getting started with transitioning to animal friendly products, this can be a great place to start! However, please keep in mind that purchasing from these brands is still going to financially benefit the parent company.

Is a brand you love not included on this list? Have you received word from the brand that their status may have changed? Please feel free to contact Logical Harmony and let me know. I want to make this list as expansive as possible.

All brands on this list are cruelty free with some vegan items. Brands listed in bold offer only cruelty free and vegan items. It’s noted next to a brand if they have a parent company that is not cruelty free, but they have remained a cruelty free brand.

  • a.dorn – 100% vegan!
  • A Girl’s Gotta Spa – 100% vegan!
  • ABBA Pure Performance Hair Care – 100% vegan! - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not. 
  • Acure Organics
  • AG Hair Cosmetics
  • Ainhoa
  • Alba Bontanica
  • Alexami
  • Alima Pure
  • American Apparel Beauty
  • Andalou Naturals
  • Ardell
  • Aromi
  • Aubrey Organics
  • Avalon Organics
  • Bare Escentuals/Bare Minerals - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not. They also have some makeup brushes that are not cruelty free.
  • Bath & Body Works - It should be noted that their parent company owns brands that do test on animals.
  • Beautisol – 100% vegan!
  • Becca
  • Beauty Blender – 100% vegan!
  • Beauty Without Cruelty – 100% vegan!
  • Ben Nye Makeup
  • Bio Follicle – 100% vegan!
  • Biokleen – 100% vegan!
  • Bonne Belle
  • Burt’s Bees - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not. It should also be noted that their parent company owns brands that do test on animals.
  • ButterLondon
  • Bye Bye Parabens – 100% vegan!
  • Certain Dri - 100% vegan! It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • Ciate
  • Coola Suncare
  • Crazy Rumors – 100% vegan!
  • Crystal Body Deodorant – 100% vegan!
  • Deborah Lippmann
  • DermaE
  • DermOrganic – 100% vegan!
  • Desert Essence
  • DeVita – 100% vegan!
  • Dickinson Brands
  • Dose of Colors – 100% vegan!
  • Dr. Bronner’s
  • E.L.F. – All cosmetics are vegan, but not all brushes are vegan
  • Earthly Body – 100% vegan!
  • Ecco Bella
  • Eco-Dent
  • Eco Tools – 100% vegan!
  • elizabethW San Francisco
  • Ellovi – 100% vegan!
  • Emani – 100% vegan!
  • ENJOY Professional Hair Care
  • EO Products
  • Epically Epic Soap
  • Everyday Minerals
  • EVOLVh – 100% vegan!
  • Eylure
  • Fairypants
  • Flower Beauty
  • Frank – 100% vegan!
  • Freeman Beauty - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • Fyrinnae
  • Furless Makeup Brushes – 100% vegan!
  • Gabriel Cosmetics
  • Garden Botanika
  • Georgie Beauty – 100% vegan!
  • Giovanni
  • Glam Natural - 100% vegan!
  • Gressa
  • Gwen’s Blends
  • Herban Cowboy
  • Heritage Store
  • Hourglass
  • Hugo Naturals – 100% vegan!
  • Hurraw! – 100% vegan!
  • Indie Lee
  • Intelligent Nutrients
  • Jason Naturals
  • Jersey Shore Cosmetics
  • Josie Maran Cosmetics
  • Juice Beauty
  • Kester Black – 100% vegan!
  • Kett Cosmetics
  • Kimono – 100% vegan!
  • Kiss My Face
  • Klorane
  • Kosia – 100% vegan!
  • Laughing Devil Designs – 100% vegan!
  • Lavanila
  • Light Mountain Natural Hair Color – 100% vegan!
  • Lily Lolo
  • Lime Crime
  • Lip Glosserie – 100% vegan!
  • Lippy Girl
  • Lulu Blossom
  • Lush – Vegan options are marked on product packaging with a green V.
  • LVX – 100% vegan!
  • Made From Earth
  • Makeup Geek
  • Manic Panic
  • Marc Anthony
  • Mei Yin Naturopathics – 100% vegan!
  • Meow Meow Tweet – 100% vegan!
  • Metamour Skin Care – 100% vegan!
  • Method - 100% vegan!
  • Mi-Me
  • Michael Todd True Organics
  • Mineral Fusion
  • Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day  - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • MUN – 100% vegan!
  • My Beauty Bunny – 100% vegan!
  • My Konjac Sponge – 100% vegan!
  • MyChelle Dermaceuticals
  • Napoleon Perdis
  • NARS - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • NaturaCare
  • Natural Glow Sunless Tanning
  • Nature’s Gate – 100% vegan!
  • NCLA – 100% vegan!
  • No Miss
  • Not A Sponge – 100% vegan!
  • Nourish Organic
  • NYX Cosmetics - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) – 100% vegan!
  • OFRA Cosmetics – 100% vegan!
  • Organix
  • O.R.G. Skincare – 100% vegan!
  • ORLY
  • Own – 100% vegan!
  • Out of Africa
  • Overall Beauty Minerals
  • Pacifica – 100% vegan!
  • Pangea Organics
  • Paul Mitchell
  • Paula’s Choice
  • Phyrra Beauty For the Bold – 100% vegan!
  • Physician’s Formula
  • piCture pOlish – 100% vegan!
  • Pixi
  • Preserve
  • Priti NYC – 100% vegan!
  • Pureology – It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • Rainbow Honey
  • Relogy – 100% vegan!
  • Ren Skincare
  • Replere – 100% vegan!
  • RevivaLabs
  • RMS Beauty
  • Rock Your Hair – 100% vegan!
  • Root Science – 100% vegan!
  • Rosebud Company
  • Ruby White Tips
  • Sappo Hill Soapworks – 100% vegan!
  • Schmidt’s Deodorant – 100% vegan!
  • Scotch Naturals – 100% vegan!
  • Seventh Generation
  • Sevin Nyne – 100% vegan!
  • SkinTea Ochaya Organics by Sayuri Marie – 100% vegan!
  • Shear Mineral Organics
  • ShiKai – 100% vegan!
  • Sibu Beauty
  • Sigma Brushes – They have a selection of vegan brushes
  • Silk Naturals
  • Sir Richards – 100% vegan!
  • Sonia Kashuk
  • Soultice Spa – 100% vegan!
  • SpaRitual – 100% vegan!
  • Sprout
  • SugarPill
  • Swagger Cosmetics – 100% vegan!
  • Tarte - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not. 
  • TAY Skincare
  • The Body Shop - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • The Fanciful Fox – 100% vegan!
  • Tiki Bar Soap – 100% vegan!
  • Trader Joe’s Brand
  • Tom’s of Maine - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • Too Faced
  • Urban Decay - It should be noted that they are cruelty free, but their parent company is not.
  • Vapour Organic Beauty
  • Vitacare
  • Weleda
  • Wen
  • White Rabbit Beauty
  • Wet’n’Wild
  • Whole Foods Brand/365
  • Yaby Cosmetics
  • Yes to Carrots
  • Zoya
  • ZuZu Luxe

If you have any questions about any of the brands listed above, please let us know. They are all brands that the Logical Harmony team has written confirmation from. All of the brands listed above have great customer service departments. If you have questions about if specific items they carry are vegan, don’t hesitate to e-mail them and ask.


Grey Area Brands

The following brands are ones that Logical Harmony has reached out to but these brands have given an unclear response about if their products are completely cruelty free or not. In all cases, clarification has been asked for multiple times but has not been received. Because of this, these brands will not be promoted on Logical Harmony. However, choose what is best for yourself.

  • 100% Pure
  • Annabelle
  • Arbonne
  • Barry M
  • BH Cosmetics
  • Coastal Scents
  • Collection Cosmetics
  • Color Club
  • CoverFX
  • Deep Steep
  • Elemis
  • Hard Candy
  • It Cosmetics
  • Kardashian Beauty
  • LORAC
  • Mally
  • NYM – Not Your Mother’s
  • Organic Surge
  • Taya Beauty
  • theBalm
  • Three Cosmetics
  • Ulta Collection

Brands to Avoid

The following brands are not cruelty free or vegan. This could mean that they engage in testing themselves, through a 3rd party, as required by law, or use ingredients that are tested on animals. Brands will also be added to this list if they state that they do not verify or check with their suppliers or affiliates about animal testing. Please avoid purchasing these brands and support animal friendly brands instead.


Pending Brands

These are brands that Logical Harmony has reached out to about their stance on animal testing and is waiting to receive a response. Once a response is received, the brand will be moved to the appropriate list. If several attempts are made to contact these brands and they do not respond, they may be moved to the Grey Area Brand list. 

360 comments for “Cruelty Free & Vegan Brand List

  1. Mila
    Friday - August 22, 2014 at 1:28 am

    How often do you update this list/recheck with companies? Thanks!

    • Friday - August 22, 2014 at 7:50 am

      Hi Mila,

      I try to update the list every week, but sometimes it’s every other week depending on how many responses I get. I check back in with the brands on each list every 3-4 months.

  2. Thursday - August 21, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Inglot does NOT test on animals

    • Thursday - August 21, 2014 at 10:21 am

      Hi Maja,

      It’s true that Inglot does not test on animals themselves. However, they did tell me that they do not ask nor do they require that their ingredient suppliers be cruelty-free. This is why I cannot endorse them as being cruelty free.

  3. Tanay Singhal
    Wednesday - August 20, 2014 at 7:50 pm

    Bookmarked your page. I love the extensive detail; I was just about to switch to Bath and Body works but thanks to you I found out about their parent company. I do not want to give my money to cruelty. Thank you so much! I really really appreciate the work that you are doing :)

    • Thursday - August 21, 2014 at 10:21 am

      Thank you so much for the kind words, Tanay! I really appreciate it!

  4. TATIANA
    Tuesday - August 19, 2014 at 7:27 pm

    Hi Tashina

    I just want to thank you so much for this article.. I’ve been trying to do some research on the products I own and it’s a bit hard to find a list so simple like yours. Thank you for your research it’s very helpful! Now I just need to do some research on which of the 100% vegan brands are affordable, wish me luck! ????

    • Thursday - August 21, 2014 at 10:22 am

      I’m so glad that this was helpful for you, Tatiana! A lot of the 100% vegan brands are becoming easier to find and more affordable. Pacifica is a great affordable option and everything they make is cruelty free and vegan.

  5. Tuesday - August 19, 2014 at 10:19 am

    I thought Aveda was cruelty free. They go into it extensively on their website. They have always been very environmentally conscious.

  6. Yahaira
    Friday - August 15, 2014 at 8:37 pm

    I just purchased a few stuff from bareMinerals before checking this list. It is nice to know that they are cruelty free but now i feel a bit guilty that their parent company is not. I dont know what to think anymore, whether i should continue to buy from them or not…

    • Thursday - August 21, 2014 at 10:25 am

      I think that’s a personal decision that everyone needs to make for themselves. It’s important to know where your money is going. I do feel that most people, when given the choice, would choose the brand without a parent company who tests on animals. But, at the end of the day, only you know what you are the most comfortable with.

  7. Bettina
    Tuesday - August 12, 2014 at 6:14 am

    Thank you SO much for this list! I was doing crazy researches for my next concealer, as my MAC one ran out (I’ll never buy it anymore). I was so worried about animal testing standards and companie’s owner (like, I felt really happy when I found out Urban Decay doesnt do testing, but I absolutely HATE Loreal and I’m definitely not buying it. For me it changes nothing, you’re still giving money to filthy monsters). I guess I’ll stop by the next Lush shop I see!

    • Tuesday - August 12, 2014 at 7:18 am

      You’re very welcome, Bettina! I’m glad that it’s been helpful to you so far.

  8. Lauren
    Monday - August 11, 2014 at 6:39 am

    Thank you so much for this. I have been giving $140 to Aveda every other month thinking that they were cruelty-free because that was what they led me to believe. After looking at your list I did some research. So thank you.

    • Tuesday - August 12, 2014 at 7:20 am

      You’re welcome, Lauren! That’s great that you found an a new place to go and a cruelty free company to support!

  9. Monday - August 11, 2014 at 1:31 am

    I found an article that bite beauty is cruelty free, whether they are vegan or not I do not know. And I’m not sure how you verify your information but good luck!

    • Tuesday - August 12, 2014 at 7:21 am

      Hi Michelle,

      Thanks for sharing this! I do all my research with the brand. I have a very specific set of questions and speak to the brand directly about it. So while this is helpful for some, it’s not enough for me to list Bite Beauty as cruelty free. I really appreciate you sharing it though! :)

  10. Lori
    Sunday - August 10, 2014 at 11:34 pm

    Too bad Arbonne isn’t on your first list as they are Certified Vegan!! Just call their 1-800 # and get clarification! Not only are their final products not tested on animals but no ingredients in their final products are tested on animals! No animal products or by-products! 100% vegan!!
    How can Burt’s Bees be cruelty free when there are bees products in their products? Bees living in bee farms is cruelty!

    • Tuesday - August 12, 2014 at 7:23 am

      Hi Lori,

      I’ve spoken to many Arbonne reps and several people at the corporate office. None of which were able to answer my questions and just offered a blanket “we are cruelty free” statement. In order to list a brand as cruelty free, I do require that they be able to clearly answer specific questions. If a brand is not able to do so, I don’t feel comfortable endorsing them as cruelty free.

      As far as Burt’s Bees goes, they do not test on animals (though their parent company does) and they do have some vegan options. All products featured on Logical Harmony are cruelty free and vegan. I use this list as a way to provide consumers with access to brands and feel that everyone should decide for themselves on if they want to use animal ingredients or not.

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