Vegan moisturisers: the best cruelty-free skincare products and brands to buy in the UK

14 December 2018, 16:37 | Updated: 16 January 2019, 17:27

The best vegan and cruelty-free skincare brands to buy on the high street
The best vegan and cruelty-free skincare brands to buy on the high street. Picture: Lush/Neal's Yard

The best cruelty-free and vegan moisturiser brands to buy on the UK high street:

It's now nearly 2019, and going vegan isn't anywhere near the impossible feat it once was. The UK hightstreet now sells vegan cheese, vegan coats, and even vegan pigs in blankets - so you're pretty much covered for all of life's necessities.

Also in plentiful supply is vegan cosmetics. But it can be tricky knowing which brands offer these.

See below for a list of vegan and cruelty-free moisturisers and skincare products you can buy on the British high street:

B. skincare and moisturiser line: Superdrug - entirely vegan and cruelty-free

Superdrug's B. skincare rage is entirely vegan and cruelty-free
Superdrug's B. skincare rage is entirely vegan and cruelty-free. Picture: Superdrug

All of Superdrug's own brand skincare and cosmetics are cruelty-free, but not all are vegan. However, their B. range of skincare products are both, so you can buy any of these with confidence.

And if you thought buying vegan skincare products meant forking out a fortune, you're wrong - their day cream is currently retailing at £4.97.

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Lush skincare and moisturiser line: mostly vegan, all cruelty-free

Lush's Celestial range is entirely vegan
Lush's Celestial range is entirely vegan. Picture: Lush

All of Lush is cruelty-free, but around 20 per cent of products aren't vegan. However, this Celestial facial moisturiser is both. It retails at £14.95 for 45g, so isn't the cheapest on the list - but we all know Lush products are worth the investment.

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Original Moisturiser - Bulldog: entirely vegan and cruelty-free

Bulldog skincare range is entirely vegan and cruelty-free
Bulldog skincare range is entirely vegan and cruelty-free. Picture: Bulldog

All of Bulldog's products are vegan and cruelty-free, and we their face moisturiser is a reasonably-priced make-up bag staple we cannot get enough of.

It retails at £6. Click here to shop.

REN Skincare line: mostly vegan, all cruelty-free

REN's Ultra Moisture Day Cream is vegan and cruelty-free
REN's Ultra Moisture Day Cream is vegan and cruelty-free. Picture: REN

All of REN is cruelty-free, but only some of it is vegan. This Ultra Moisture Day Cream is both, and retails at £33. Click here to shop.

Nourish Argan Skin Renew Moisturiser: vegan and cruelty-free

Nourish products are all vegan and cruelty-free
Nourish products are all vegan and cruelty-free. Picture: Nourish

Nourish have a range of vegan and cruelty-free skincare products, including this moisturiser that retails at £28. Click here to shop.

Naturally Tribal Skincare IYA Women's Body Food

Naturally Tribal Skincare is vegan and cruelty-free
Naturally Tribal Skincare is vegan and cruelty-free. Picture: Naturally Tribal Skincare

Naturally Tribal's range is cruelty-free and vegan, and this moisturiser retails at £24.99.

Tata Harper skincare range: vegan and cruelty-free

US Brand Tata Harper is an 100% vegan and cruelty-free brand
US Brand Tata Harper is an 100% vegan and cruelty-free brand. Picture: Tata Harper

This brand is considerably pricier than others on the list, but if you fancy treating yourself in the New Year it's definitely one to consider. All of their products are vegan and cruelty-free, and their clarifying moisturiser retails at £96. Click here to shop.

Neal's Yard skincare range: Mostly vegan, all cruelty-free

Neal's Yard has many vegan products, but some contain beeswax
Neal's Yard has many vegan products, but some contain beeswax. Picture: Neal's Yard

Not all Neal's Yard products are vegan (as some contain Beeswax), but the brand is cruelty-free. And products like this Jasmine Enriching Cream, which costs £24, is vegan. Click here to shop.