Cruelty-Free Face Masks for Glowing Skin

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To spend lots of money on treating yourself or not to treat yourself? That is not the question! Cruelty-free face masks available online allow you to indulge in luxury and self-care like an IG influencer while staying in line with your ethics. Swerve expensive salon facials where you have no control over which products are used and get face masks that weren’t tested on animals and contain no animal-derived ingredients instead—they often contain clay and charcoal to extract impurities, aloe and oils to hydrate, and herbal extracts and other plant-derived ingredients that act as astringents and diminish redness. Bye, chemicals cruelly tested on animals. 👋

It’s not hard to find beauty brands that refuse to pay for horrific tests on animals. (However, some cop out by selling animal-tested versions of their cruelty-free U.S. products in China, where experiments on animals are required.) So if you’re not keeping it cruelty-free, you’re doing it wrong. Use one of these humane, PETA-approved face masks to reveal your outer and inner beauty:


We’re not sure if these were purposely crafted to help people attain the Michael Myers lewk, but the resemblance is uncanny—making sheet masks perfect for freaking out your roommates before stepping out to dazzle the public with your luminous skin. Très chic!

Acure Radically Rejuvenating Sheet Mask and Many Other Options

Cruelty Free Face Masks


Alba Botanica Hawaiian Detox Sheet Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

Andalou Naturals Instant Brighten & Tighten, Lift & Firm, Pure Pore, and Hydration Hydro Serum Facial Masks

Cruelty Free Face Masks

e.l.f. Coconut Water–Infused Moisturizing Mask and Brightening Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

Check out all the other super-affordable vegan sheet masks from this brand, too!

Pacifica Heart Chakra, Disobey Time, After Sun, Cosmic Beauty Dose, Energized Glow, Super Green Detox, Mattify Prep, Pollution Fight, and Stress Rehab Facial Sheet Masks

Pacifica Sheet Mask

Yes to Carrots Vitamin-Enriched Kale Paper Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

Yes to Tomatoes Detoxifying & Hydrating White Charcoal Paper Mask and Acne Fighting Paper Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks


There’s nothing quite as satisfying as letting a clay-based mask dry and tighten until you can’t even move your face and then rinsing it off to reveal your freshly sparkling skin while making exaggerated stretching motions with your mouth. Perfection.

Alba Botanica Hawaiian Detox Warming Mud Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Mask

Andalou Naturals Instant Clarity and Luminous Face Masks

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Freeman Beauty Purifying Avocado + Oatmeal Clay Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

MDacne Clarifying Pink Clay Mask

Pacifica Cosmic Clay and Sea Purify Balancing Clay Masks

Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Hydrating Mud Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

Skyn Iceland Fresh Start Mask

Cruelty free face mask

Tarte Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask

Cruelty Free Face Mask

Yes to Carrots Vitamin-Enriched Kale Mud Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

7th Heaven Charcoal Mud Mask, Exfoliator & Masque, and Dead Sea Mud Mask, Pink Cactus + Clay Peel-Off Mask, Coconut + Clay Peel-Off Mask, Dead Sea + Clay Peel-Off Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks


Not a fan of sporting Halloween fashion or chipping muddy flakes off your crusty mug? Then these hydrating gel, cream, jelly, bubble, and other super-moisturizing masks that go on and come off easily and comfortably are perfect for you. There are some for every skin type.

Acure Brightening Face Mask

Alchimie Forever Kantic Brightening Moisture Mask


cruelty-free face masks

Andalou Naturals Sensitive 1000 Roses Rosewater Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

Bliss What a Melon Reviving & De-Stressing Overnight Mask and Mighty Marshmallow Bright & Radiant Whipped Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

Dermalogica Sebum Clearing Masque

 Dr Botanicals Cocoa & Coconut Superfood Reviving Hydrating Mask and Many Others

cruelty-free face mask

e.l.f. Hydrating Bubble Mask

Cruelty-free face masks

Florence by Mills 16 Wishes Better Together Peel Off Mask Duo

Cruelty Free Face Mask


Fresh Faced Skin Care Purifying Sulfur Mask

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Herbivore Blue Tansy Invisible Pores Resurfacing Clarity and Brighten Pineapple + Gemstone Masks

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

 Lush Cup O’ Coffee and Mask of Magnaminty Face and Body Masks

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Pacifica Wake Up Beautiful and Pineapple Bubble Masks

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

 Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque

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SIRCUIT SKIN Cosmeceuticals Clarity Broccoli Sulfur Mask

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The Body Shop British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask

CF Face Masks

Trader Joe’s Face Mask Trio

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Très Spa Lemon Sea Kelp and Calendula Masks

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WODA Celebrity 24 Karat Gold, Brilliant Enzyme, and Clear Skin Anti-Blemish Masks

Cruelty-Free Face Masks


Activated charcoal is said to suck dirt and other nasties right out of your pores so you can say hello to smoother and more even–looking skin every time you glance in the mirror. Check you out!

e.l.f. Pore Clearing Glitter Peel-Off Mask

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Florapothecarie Charcoal Mask

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Pacifica Kale Charcoal Ultimate Detox and Crystal Lava Bubbling Charcoal Masks

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Très Spa Moss & Charcoal Face Mask

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WODA Magic Bamboo & Charcoal Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks


Give your peepers some TLC with an eye mask. These are specially designed for the sensitive area under the eyes to help keep you looking lively for those never-ending Zoom meetings. 👀

Acure Radically Rejuvenating Under Eye Hydrogels

Cruelty-Free Face Masks

e.l.f. Charcoal Hydrogel Under Eye Masks

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Tarte Pack Your Bags Undereye Patches

cruelty free eye mask 

Très Spa Gel Eye Mask

Cruelty-Free Face Masks


Prefer to make your own mask? We commend you on your craftiness! You’ll be shocked by the skin-improving qualities of some foods, many of which you likely already have in your kitchen. Try hydrating avocado-banana and exfoliating strawberry-lemon face masks, and check out these other DIY beauty hacks while you’re at it.


Eating fruits and vegetables is one of the best ways to help maintain your youthful glow. Blueberries are high in antioxidants, which fight free radicals that cause wrinkles, and red grapes are high in resveratrol, which acts as an acne-fighting agent. The isoflavones in soybeans can reduce wrinkles, improve skin elasticity, increase collagen synthesis, and protect skin. Oranges and pomegranates are packed with vitamin C, which your body needs to produce collagen, a protein that keeps skin firm and fights the appearance of aging. Tomatoes have a ton of vitamin C and are rich in lycopene, an antioxidant that protects skin from sun damage (by eliminating free radicals caused by ultraviolet rays) and promotes circulatory health. Watermelon is a great source of lycopene, too. And never let anyone call you “basic” for eating avocado toast! Avocados contain vitamins A and E (which guard against UV rays and keep skin moisturized), glutathione (a powerful antioxidant), and NMN (a compound thought to have anti-aging effects).

Pro tip: Because of the hormones in dairy, it’s a huge contributor to acne, so wanting good skin is yet another good reason to avoid dairy-based milk, cheese, yogurt, and butter.


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