While the vegan diet has gained popularity and following over the past few years, the vegan skin care and makeup sector however hasn’t quite followed suit. This seems surprising given how much we have all come to learn about animal testing, the effect of chemically laden products on our skin, and on our environment. So we thought we would remind you why you should be using vegan and cruelty free makeup, like, now.
For The Animals
There’s no denying that animal testing is cruel and the reality, quite shocking. And perhaps the most shocking truth is that some of us turn a blind eye. The truth is, animal testing does not guarantee any benefits or even indicate that a product is completely safe for human use. This is only more proof that we do not need to subject animals to any cruel practices, ever, in order to prove that our products are safe and beneficial for our skin. By purchasing cruelty-free and vegan, we can take back our power and vote with our hard earned dollar.
For Your Skin
Not only does making the switch to cruelty-free and vegan cosmetics do well for your conscience but your skin will benefit too. This is because so many mainstream brands are full of harsh or toxic chemicals that do a whole lot of harm. And unfortunately our skin absorbs everything we feed it, which means that using lotions full of parabens, fragrance, and harmful chemicals really does do more harm than good. Thankfully many companies like Mellow Blush have since created cruelty-free and vegan cosmetics for all of us.
For The Environment
The great thing about companies committed to creating cruelty-free and vegan products is that they are also committed to using more natural, sustainable ingredients and materials. From their physical products – such as makeup and skincare – to even their packaging, they are using materials that are more “green” friendly, making them a better choice for the health of our planet.
So while it may be convenient to grab some new make up at the supermarket, best to keep in mind that these commercial products are the same ones filled with harmful chemicals and tested on animals.
We featured Mellow Cosmetics makeup in our last 2 seasonal boxes for all of the above reasons. All Mellow products are vegan, cruelty free and paraben free. Take some time to visit https://mellowcosmetics.com.au to stock up on cruelty-free, vegan cosmetics with a conscience.