Winter can be beautiful, but it also steals the moisture from our skin like a thief in the night. You’re in luck, though, because we’ve compiled some of the best cruelty-free, vegan moisturizers available—plus some other helpful vegan skin products for good measure.
It’s quickly becoming common knowledge that the best skin-care and beauty products are never tested on animals and are free of animal-derived ingredients. People want to use luscious, plant-based ingredients to get gorgeous, and brands are taking note. Just check out all these highly effective moisturizers that are both cruelty-free and vegan:
How glorious does hydrating body butter sound right about now? We’re just cuckoo for coconut (and vegan brand Pacifica).
First Aid Beauty will come to your skin’s aid with colloidal oatmeal, shea butter, and antioxidant boosters like licorice root and white tea extract.
Skyn Iceland’s label reads like a “who’s who” of moisture-rich ingredients. This formula includes an “Icelandic Complex” with pollution-free glacial water and six essential minerals to hydrate and detoxify skin.
Hawaiian kukui nut oil, shea butter, green tea extract, and vitamins E and B are some of the miraculous ingredients in this lotion by Beauty Without Cruelty.
100% PURE uses interesting ingredients like nopal cactus, rose water, sage oil, and chia seed gel combine to drench your skin in much-needed moisture.
Get luscious moisture without feeling greasy with The Body Shop’s hand cream, featuring rich argan oil.
For extremely chafed, cracked, or chapped skin, you can turn to this product by Acure. The ingredient list is packed with a bounty of soothing elements.
Additional Skin-Care Products
Need something for your skin in addition to a great moisturizer or two? Check these products out:
It may be snowing outside your window, but your face will get a tropical vacation, thanks to this banana face mask by Pacifica.
Try a foot mask with kaolin and pumice to slough off dead skin and improve those cracked heels. Lush’s mask also features cleansing papaya and lemon juices.
100% Pure delivers with chia water, fruit oils, and seaweed polysaccharides in this ultra-moisturizing serum.
Dr. Bronner knows that sometimes, pure coconut oil is just what the (foot) doctor ordered.
You know what you gotta do. This file from The Body Shop gets the job done.
Juice Beauty offers a potpourri of antioxidant-rich oils, including organic cranberry seed, grape seed, and primrose.
If you’re ever curious about whether a brand is cruelty-free and vegan, you can search for its name in our Beauty Without Bunnies directory with thousands of companies.