Nowadays, being vegan is not only trendy, but super easy, and it’s very common to find a vegan menu in a restaurant, or to order a non-dairy cappuccino at your local neighborhood coffee shop, and to shop for your favorite vegan beauty products online.
What is in a Plant-Based Beauty Product?
We know that vegan beauty products are good for us, but what exactly are they made of? Let’s take a look.
Animal Products or Green Plant-Based Products
Imagine, you are in the supermarket when you find that perfect product, only to turn it over and read the ingredient list beginning with a bunch of jumbled words that are merely made of consonants. They mean nothing to you right? The first ingredient listed is Cochineal Dye, not too bad, only ground-up bodies of the red-colored Cochineal insect, the next ingredient is Gelatin, literally boiled leftover animal bones and hide, followed by Guanine, which comes from fish scales and gives the fish that iridescent shimmer look. Doesn’t sound like something that anyone would want to put on their skin.
In a vegan product, you can find alternative ingredients such as coconut oil,
Frankly, there is no competition here, I will happily take the vegan product any day knowing that it is not only good for my body but also good for my mind.
Top 5 Reasons to Consider Vegan Beauty Products
1. Quality Ingredients
Vegan beauty products are often made in small batches, guaranteeing that they will be fresher and better for your skin. Using quality ingredients that are botanical, enriching, consciously-sourced, and oft-times organic, vegan beauty products are full of vitamins, antioxidants, and nutrients, in turn giving you a radiant glow to your skin. It’s a win-win!2. Vegan and Cruelty-Free Saves Animals’ Lives
The disturbing way that animals are used in product testing has made consumers look for other alternatives. By using vegan beauty products and cruelty-free products, we can save animals’ lives.
3. Affordable Vegan Products
These days there are many choices when buying vegan skincare, you no longer are limited to only buying an expensive luxury vegan brand. Many companies now make a quality affordable product with a big range to choose from.
4. Naturally Get Rid of Acne
Because vegan products have no harsh chemicals, but natural quality ingredients like aloe vera, tea tree oil, coconut oil, and shea butter (to name only a few), your skin is less likely to have acne breakouts, and skin allergy reactions. Instead, it will be smooth, soft, and healthy.
5. Conscious of the Environment
Opting for vegan beauty products allows us all to be more aware and thoughtful about our environment. By choosing a product line that doesn’t waste or harm the environment, we also are helping the cause and feeling pretty darn good about it too!
Whether you buy 100% vegan products or opt for vegan beauty products in your morning routine, vegan beauty is a lifestyle and one that you can feel great about!
For more of our favorite products check out our selection of vegan beauty items.