Best Skincare Brands That Are Cruelty-Free

The world is getting more conscious of the environment and animal rights and all that can be said about this is that it is about damn time. For a long time, the beauty industry was synonymous with animal-cruelty with most brands using our furry and scaly friends for product testing. 

Fortunately, things are changing and while we still have a long way to go, it is good to see that a lot more brands are adopting animal cruelty-free practices. Here are 7 such companies that should definitely be on your radar.

IPO Cosmetics

At IPO Cosmetics, we have always believed in making good quality skincare products in a clean, sustainable, and ethical way. This includes cruelty-free production practices for all our facial kits. 

We are also very intentional in our choice of ingredients and work with only the best for skincare kits that are both safe and effective. 


Acure is a known for having awesome skin rejuvenation products from hydrating creams to cleansing scrubs. What’s more is the fact that their products are made vegan-friendly with all plant-based ingredients.

ELF Products

Elf Products as a brand produces both skincare products and makeup. In addition to being cruelty free, they are dedicated to making high quality yet affordable facial care products and packages for all skin types. 

Man Cave

Skincare is not just a girl’s thing and brands like Man Cave exist to normalize male skincare routines. The brand stands out with its cruelty-free practices as well as their use of clean ingredients as well as natural fragrances. 

Au Naturale

Au Naturale is another brand on our list that focuses mainly on makeup products but also has some skin and facial care lines. All their products in both cases are completely cruelty-free, non-toxic, and made from all organic ingredients. 

Original Beard Co.

Skin care for men also includes beard care and Original Beard Co. produces cruelty-free products to meet this very need. From their beard balms and oils to their shampoos, you can rest assured that you will be taking care of your your skin and beard with natural, cruelty-free products. 

Avalon Organics

Avalon Organics produces skincare products mainly for the anti-aging niche. They not only practice cruelty-free production but are also 100% vegan. 

All their skincare items from wrinkle creams to their enzyme scrubs are also infused with organic extracts like vitamin C and CoQ10 making them some of the most effective when it comes to slowing down the hands of time.