Let’s Talk Everything Vegan
Living as a vegan can be tough at times, with animal products commonly found in almost everything.
Beauty is one area that often proves a stumbling block, as it can be tricky and time-consuming to check that every ingredient in your go-to product is vegan. So that’s where we come into it, we’ve put together a bunch of products that have been tried and tested to ensure that it’s staying power, colour, feel and value for money has not been compromised for conscience. They are all free from animal-derived ingredients and have not been tested on animals at any point in production. Rest assured you can enjoy them and sleep easy after using them.
To be a Vegan Nail Polish aficionado, you don’t have to be vegan! You just have to have an innate appreciation for all things beautiful, colourful and nail-related – which we know you do anyway! If you can tick off those boxes, you’ll be adding all these cruelty free brands to your basket in no time.
For those looking to dive into the world of Vegan Nail Polish, look no further than these 18 beauty brands.
A ENGLAND – “The creation of Adina Bodana. A little girl painting her fingernails with watercololours was the start of a long life passion. Passion and the search of quality and beauty have always been the constant in every project. Painting her nails through the bitter sweet stages in life has been a constant moment of enjoyment and empowerment. Sometimes a way to start a conversation, then share an impression, a smile, a story.”
ALESSANDRO – “Since 1989, Alessandro International has stood for unrivalled quality, exclusivity and innovation. Our standards are the same now as they were then: we are never satisfied with ‘good‘ – we want to be‚ ‘better‘! It is a motto that fills us with pride and upon which we have laid the greatest value for more than 25 years.”
BARRY M – “Here at Barry M, we love cosmetics but we love animals too. Beauty with compassion has been at the heart of our company since 1982 so that’s why we’re proudly supporting Humane Society International’s global Be Cruelty-Free campaign, the largest campaign in history to achieve a worldwide end to animal testing for cosmetics. Barry M is now the Britain’s leading colour cosmetics brand, other big beauty companies may claim to be British but, in fact, very few of them really are! That’s important because, when it comes to having a British heritage and a British eye for colour and style, we’re proud to be True Brits. And we’re proud to offer our customers a unique mix of high quality, cruelty free, on trend products at affordable prices.”
BUTTER LONDON – “Butter London is a top class brand with lots of familiar British polish names it’s easy to get the style of this brand.”
CIATÉ LONDON – “Premium quality cosmetics, with a Pretty Fun Fearless edge! This pigment-packed, long-wear collection is designed with you in mind – express every side of your personality and have fun with your makeup every day! From ground breaking innovation in Nail Art, Nail Polish and Nail Treatments – to the very best in creative colour and makeup. Ciaté London is the home of the beauty superhero! The brand is a go-to for trend updates – aiming to inspire and entertain, and encourage you to play and experiment with colour. Ciaté London is PETA-certified and all our products are cruelty-free – we make every effort to create vegan products and will indicate vegan products where applicable.”
COLOR CLUB – “Female Founded since 1979! Color Club is proud to be owned and operated by women. As a pioneer in the nail industry we continuously strive to promote a message of advancement and empowerment for women everywhere. Color Club Nail Lacquers were initially created for salon and industry professionals, quickly becoming a favourite for nail techs and nail artists everywhere. Today, the trendy lacquers are now available to the public – which means you can get the most innovative and fashionable shades on your own time. Each of the brand’s signature shades are made in Color Club’s New York headquarters, using only the best raw material available.”
DEBORAH LIPPMANN – “Deborah Lippmann is a celebrity and fashion manicurist who has designed Nail Polishes for stars such as: Lady Gaga, Scarlett Johansson, Kim Kardashian, Julia Roberts, Gwyneth Paltrow and Lena Dunham. All Deborah Lippmann nail colors are vegan and formulated to be 7-FREE and not tested on animals.”
FLOSS GLOSS – “Floss Gloss Ltd was founded by Aretha Sack and Janine Lee in San Francisco in 2011. Foss Gloss strives to offer the contemporary Nail Polish consumer with the most rare, custom curated colours and shades paired with exquisite packaging and exceptional opacity and coverage. Floss Gloss Ltd Pro Nail Lacquers are cruelty free and vegan friendly! As well as 7-Free!”
JESSICA – “When it comes to natural nails, Jessica Cosmetics is considered a world leading brand. Jessica Nails was started in the 1970s by Jessica Vartoughian, who after opening nail salons in America which attracted celebrities and referrals, developed her range of Jessica nail products – which has now grown to be a worldwide nail care brand.”
LEIGHTON DENNY – “Leighton Denny’s passion for nails started over 20 years ago. For years, Leighton worked on celebrities and on countless fashion shoots and high profile events. In 2005, he decided to launch his own range – pouring all of his passion and expert knowledge into a range of professional quality products. Since then, the range has evolved into one of the world’s leading professional nail care brands.”
MAGGIE ANNE – All Maggie Anne Gel Effect Polishes are not only made without the 3 common chemicals found in Nail Polishes, but also without 3 other very dangerous chemicals. We don’t test on animals and it’s vegan friendly. Peta cruelty-free and Beauty Without Bunnies license approved.”
NAILBERRY – “The spirit of the NailBerry brand has a sensitivity to health & wellness and a respect to the environment & nature. All of our activities are formed with the sentiment of our values at it’s core. Colour your nails healthy! We strive to deliver a healthier manicure and are our proud to be formulated to be 12 Free, certified Vegan, Cruelty Free & Halal.”
NCLA – “NCLA is beauty. NCLA is Luxury Nail Fashion. Vegan, Cruelty-Free, 7-Toxin Free Nail Wraps & Lacquers. Made with love in California.”
ORLY – “From the conception of the timeless nail looks such as the Original French Manicure, cutting-edge color, treatments, textures and design to what’s new and next in nails – it’s all been created by the brains and beauty lovers at ORLY in LA.”
SKIN REPUBLIC – “Skin Republic is a multiple award winning skin care range combining the latest advances in skin care with nature’s restorative properties. Scientifically formulated and dermatologist tested, our range of products focuses on skin care for the face, under the eyes, neck and décolletage, hands and feet. Concentrated nutrient rich ingredients nourish, rejuvenate and hydrate, helping you to maintain healthy looking glowing skin. The Skin Republic range is cruelty free and not tested on animals.”
SPARITUAL – “Dedicated to the spa tradition, SpaRitual is committed to creating eco-friendly products and packaging perfectly crafted for the enlightened consumer. We use vegan ingredients from around the world, including many specially sourced and selected plant essences that are wild crafted or organic.”
SPONGELLÉ – “Spongellé infused body buffers cleanse, exfoliate and moisturise the skin. Charged with exotic extracts, rich moisturisers and gentle cleansers our body buffers will keep skin youthful & glowing use after use. One of a kind fragrance blends and a creamy lather make Spongellé the most luxurious bathing indulgence for your body and mind.”
ZOYA – “Zoya makes the world’s longest wearing natural Nail Polish and Nail Care Treatments. Zoya Nail Polish, Nail Care and Nail Polish Removers are all free of toluene, formaldehyde, DBP and camphor.”
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