PETA's cruelty-free vegan face oil guide

You’ll Love These Cruelty-Free, Vegan Face Oils

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If many traditional cleansers leave your skin feeling dry and irritated, it may be time to try a facial cleansing oil. A vegan face oil — like the cruelty-free examples on this page — can help balance your skin while locking in moisture, plus there are kinds that work for all skin types and conditions. And knowing that no animals suffered or were killed for your skincare routine will really help you put your best face forward.

Looking for vegan face oil? Check out these options that weren’t tested on animals:

Dr Botanicals

This facial oil is a skin savior that’s packed with the nourishing and healing benefits of natural hemp seed oil and niacinamide.

Product image of Dr Botanicals hemp seed oil

WODA European Natural Skin Care

For fewer red and inflamed patches of skin, less noticeable lines and wrinkles, a more even skin tone, and a naturally glowing complexion, try this serum packed with safflower and grapeseed oil.


Max Green Alchemy

With formulas for normal, dry, and oily complexions, this organic vegan face oil can be applied twice daily on its own or even added to your regular moisturizer for extra hydration.

Anastasia Beverly Hills

Use a drop or two of this oil—which includes jojoba, black currant, and lavender oils—as needed to spot-treat dryness, or apply a small amount to your face twice daily as part of your skincare routine for more hydrated-looking skin.

hyrdating oil from anastasia beverly hills

wet n wild

With a subtle, pleasant rose scent, this vegan oil from wet n wild isn’t just great for your face—it can also be used to treat your nails and split ends.

NYX Professional Makeup

Before you apply your foundation, try this hydrating oil primer made with jojoba and rice oil.

hyrdra touch oil primer from NYX cosmetics


Rich in omega fatty acids and vitamins, this sweet-smelling face oil can help reduce skin redness.

Smashbox Cosmetics

Prime your skin with this oil before applying makeup, and you’ll notice more youthful-looking skin in no time.

photo finish primer oil from smashbox cosmetics

Urban Decay

Add a drop to your foundation for a glowing, dewy look.

mix-in facial oil from urban decay


Use a drop of this vegan facial oil in your favorite foundation or apply it directly to your skin.

vegan face oil from e.l.f. cosmetics

Shea Moisture

Soothe your dry skin with these oils bursting with the refreshing scent of lavender and wild orchid—even available as a dry, spray-on mist.

dry oil mist from shea moisture


This three-in-one face oil flight features an array of options: Skin Hero Face Oil, Glow Up Face Oil, and Superfruit Face Oil.

vegan face oil blend flight from colourpop


All DERMA E products are free of parabens and sodium lauryl sulfates and—of course—are 100 percent vegan and never tested on animals.

Jack Black

To reduce irritation while shaving, just apply a few drops of this oil to your skin before lathering on your shaving cream.

vegan face oil from jack black

Josie Maran

Unlike the others on this list, this vegan face oil has been whipped into an ultra-hydrating and fast-absorbing cream.

vegan face butter from josie maran

Juice Beauty

This antioxidant-rich oil is a daily essential for those seeking healthy, smooth skin.

vegan face oil from juice beauty


Reduce the appearance of dark spots and other blemishes with this fast-absorbing serum.

balance facial oil from oiliving life

Physicians Formula

This trusted brand makes traditional oils as well as easy-to-apply facial oil sticks and oil-infused powder foundations.

facial oil stick from physicians formula

REN Clean Skincare

Check out this brand’s Bio Retinoid Anti-Wrinkle Concentrate Oil to rejuvenate your skin, or use the option below (made for all skin types) to improve daily moisture levels.

omega 3 optimum skin oil from ren clean skincare

Tata Harper

Drench your dry skin in essential nutrients with these oils from Tata Harper.

vegan face oil from tata harper


You’ll enjoy the hydrating effect that this (bestselling) oil has on your skin so much that you may start using it on your hair, too!

marajuca oil from tarte

Oil of Angels

You can find these vegan oils—made by a licensed esthetician—on Etsy.

organic facial oil cleanser from oil of angels

Search for other companies that don’t test on animals!

This list is just the beginning. You can help animals every time that you shop by supporting companies included on PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies cruelty-free list.

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