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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 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:

Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration

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.

Pure Cloud Cream

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.

Specialty Moisturizers AHA Renewal Moisture Lotion

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.

Hydra Drench Cream

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.

Shea Hand Balm

Get luscious moisture without feeling greasy with The Body Shop’s hand cream, featuring rich shea butter.


Everyday Eczema Lotion

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:

Delavie Sciences Aeonia Age Defying Serum

A great serum goes a long way layered under facial moisturizer, and Delavie Sciences packs many powerful ingredients from both Earth and space into this one.

Pacifica Stress Rehab Coconut & Caffeine Facial Mask

It may be snowing outside your window, but your face will get a tropical vacation, thanks to this coconut face mask by Pacifica.

Restorative Sea Culture Replenishing Serum

100% Pure delivers with chia water, fruit oils, and seaweed polysaccharides in this ultra-moisturizing serum.

Organic Coconut Oil

Dr. Bronner knows that sometimes, pure coconut oil is just what the (foot) doctor ordered.

Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Vinifera Replenishing Oil

Juice Beauty offers a potpourri of antioxidant-rich oils, including champagne grape seed oil and jojoba oil.

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.

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