Vegan beauty and skincare is becoming more important than ever and it’s clear that we can have fantastic results without harming our animal friends! Luckily for us, Ireland is home to many wonderful cruelty-free and eco-conscious brands. Here is our list of some of our favourite Irish businesses leading the way for ethical and vegan-friendly beauty.
Dublin Herbalists @dublinherbalists
Dublin Herbalists creates a selection of skincare and bodycare products which are made up of carefully chosen floral waters, natural butters, and active ingredients to intensely hydrate, deeply nourish and brighten up tired and weary skin. Their range is all- natural and never, ever tested on animals with many of their products being suitable for vegans.
Nía Natural Beauty @nianaturalbeauty
Nía Natural Beauty contains ethically-sourced, vegan and 100% natural ingredients, developed in West Clare. This skincare and body product range is cruelty free, and fully vegan with neither the ingredients nor finished products tested on animals. Nía is dedicated to providing sustainable and ethical beauty products, and hopes to assure their customers that nature is at the heart of the Nía Natural Beauty brand.
SOSU by Susanne Jackson @sosucosmetics
The SOSU by Susanne Jackson award-winning range of cosmetics are 100% cruelty free with many of the range being suitable for vegans. None of the finished products or their ingredients are tested on animals and the SOSU brand along with Dripping Gold Tan is also PETA approved.
Kinvara Skincare @kinvaraskincare
Award-winning skincare range based in Co. Galway, Kinvara Skincare offer fully vegan products, made with the highest quality ingredients and carefully formulated by expert and founder Dr. Joanne Reilly. Each Kinvara formulation contains ingredients rich in omega fatty acids, antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, minerals & amazing active ingredients. They source the ingredients primarily from plant extracts in different forms as well as minerals, clays and seaweeds. Plus, all the products come in eco-friendly packaging.
Spotlight Oral Care @spotlight_oral_care
Spotlight’s range of oral care products are Vegan-Friendly, Cruelty-Free and Free From Triclosan, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, and Parabens. There are very few products that are widely available that don’t contain these harmful ingredients so they want to increase awareness and provide a safe and effective range of products that people can trust in and use in the comfort of their own home. The three pillars which guide Spotlight are that their products are 100% recyclable, ocean safe and vegan-friendly.
Bellamianta has a huge celeb following, from the cobbles of Coronation Street stars to the Hollywood Hills of LA and the Villa in Love Island. Since 2015, Bellamianta has quickly become a cult favourite down to its super high quality and nutritious ingredients. The range of tanning products is of course vegan and cruelty free while also being alcohol free, non-toxic, safe during pregnancy and PETA approved.
Skingredients products are formulated with ingredients that have been clinically-proven to nourish, protect and maintain your skin’s health. The Skingredients skincare range features your daily requirements of protein, good fats, probiotics, and vitamins. They are also fragrance-free, and vegan-friendly, too!