Once considered a luxury and often with a high price tag, vegan beauty is now accessible to all thanks to affordable certified vegan brands. One of the most popular vegan makeup brands is DB Cosmetics, making vegan beauty accessible to budget and environmentally conscious makeup enthusiasts alike since 2006.
WHY CHOOSE VEGAN MAKEUP?
The word vegan means the ‘using or containing of no animal products’ and DB Cosmetics is proudly 100% committed to creating certified cruelty-free and certified vegan products. All DB colour cosmetics that contain beeswax or lanolin are vegan. It’s worth noting that beeswax or lanolin can be derived from animals or made synthetically, but DB Cosmetics contain only 100% synthetic beeswax and synthetic lanolin.
In fact, in addition to being Vegan certified with The Vegan Society, DB Cosmetics is also proud to be certified Cruelty-Free with Australia’s Choose Cruelty Free Organisation. This means that none of the products or product ingredients have ever been tested on animals by staff, by anyone on their behalf, by their suppliers or anyone on their behalf.
MY TOP VEGAN MAKEUP PICKS
Their best-selling vegan foundation, the Natural Ground Minerals Foundation, has fantastic reviews and it’s little wonder why, as it’s formulated with Poly-Peptides to help plump and firm your skin, Sericite Mica to help your skin look and feel silky soft and Super fruit Pomegranate Extract to help the skin retain its moisture and brightness. The built-in grinder works to delicately shave the unique formula, transforming from pressed to loose, resulting in less mess and a fresh, flawless finish every time. Not to mention the added bonus of a natural SPF to help protect skin against UVA and UVB damage – an extra security layer in Australian weather!
If you also enjoy wearing a primer underneath your base, try the Rise and Prime Illuminating Primer for maximum glow, thanks to the light reflecting pigments within working to illuminate your best features all day long.
The best affordable vegan mascara is definitely the Absolute Lash Mascara; a water resistant tubing formula mascara, with lash fibres to add length and volume to lashes without smudging, clumping or flaking. Take your look from day to night with an extra layer or two of mascara and a swipe of the shimmer eye shades from the Coco Loco Eye See You Eyeshadow Palette.
Also worthy of an addition to your cruelty-free makeup kit is The Lavish Lip Gloss, which boasts a long lasting shine and pigmented colours, without the stickiness of a conventional lipgloss. The gloss is available in 17 different shades, so you’re guaranteed to find your perfect colour – plus maybe a few extra as a treat to yourself?
Pop on over and browse DB Cosmetics’ website to shop online, or try their natural and effective makeup in-store today!