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Veggies, unite! Vegetarian beauty is taking the world by storm and it's firmly here to stay.
Vegetarian products don't contain any ingredients derived from animal slaughter and are typically made using plant extracts, essential oils and organic, naturally harvested animal by-products (ingredients that were made by animals but aren't animal parts).
If you're looking for cosmetics that don't contain any animal products whatsoever, including by-products, you can find what you need on our vegan makeup page.
See our vegetarian friendly guide to answer your questions like what does vegetarian beauty mean and what are the skin care benefits of vegetarian beauty products.
ELEMIS Pro Collagen Marine Mask
ELEMIS Exotic Cream Moisturising Mask
Emma Hardie Vitamin C Intense Daily Serum
Emma Hardie Moringa Renewal Treatment Mask
Dr Hauschka Regenerating Eye Cream
Inika Bold Eyelash Mascara Brown
Dr Hauschka Almond Soothing Body Cream
Dr Hauschka Quince Day Cream
Inika Certified Organic Liquid Foundation
Inika Certified Organic Cream Illuminisor
Ecooking Acne Serum
Ultrasun SPF30+ Eye Cream
Ecooking Multi Oil
Dr Hauschka Revitalising Mask
REN Rose O12 Moisture Defence Oil
TanOrganic Certified Organic Self Tan Brown
Weleda Pomegranate Body Lotion
ELEMIS Pro Radiance Hand & Nail Cream
bareMinerals Matte SPF15 Foundation
Dermalogica Multivitamin Power Serum
ELEMIS BIOTEC Skin Energising Cleanser
Emma Hardie Brilliance Facial Oil
JASON C Effects Hyper C Serum
The Organic Pharmacy Skin Care Beauty Drops
Ecooking Moisturising Mask
Dr Hauschka Rose Day Cream Light
Balance Me Gradual Tanning Drops
Murad Prebiotic 3 In 1 MultiMist
DHC Olive Virgin Oil
A'kin Brightening Rosehip Oil With Vitamin C
Dermalogica Ultra Calming Serum Concentrate
Omorovicza Queen Of Hungary Mist
Cowshed Lazy Cow Soothing Shower Scrub
Magic Organic Apothecary The Green Balm
Dermalogica Phyto Replenish Oil
Green People Intensive Repair Conditioner
Dermalogica Barrier Defence Booster
Ciaté London Glitter Flip Lipstick
Dr Hauschka Soothing Cleansing Milk
REN Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil
ELEMIS Skin Buff
ELEMIS Superfood Berry Boost Mask
Nuxe Sun Emulsion SPF30
AHAVA Age Perfecting Hand Cream SPF15
Neal's Yard Remedies Wild Rose Beauty Balm
Omorovicza Thermal Cleansing Balm
ELEMIS Life Elixirs Clarity Perfume Oil
Korres Black Pine 3d Super Eye Serum
Philip Kingsley Weatherproof Hairspray
A'kin Hydrating Antioxidant Day Cream
Weleda Wild Rose Body Oil
Weleda Evening Primrose Night Cream
Green People Vitamin Shower Gel
Green People Anti-Ageing Facial Oil
Bulldog Age Defence Moisturiser
Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask
Green People Day Solution Spf15
Omorovicza Nourishing Hand Treatment
RMS Beauty Skin2skin Foundation Brush
Salcura Bioskin Zeoderm
Weleda Sea Buckthorn Body Lotion
Antipodes Divine Avocado & Rosehip Face Oil
AHAVA Mineral Body Lotion Sea Kissed
Dermalogica Skin Hydrating Booster
Weleda Almond Soothing Facial Cream
Murdock London Sea Salt Spray
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vegetarian Friendly products
What does vegetarian beauty mean?
Vegetarian means that these products contain no animal-derived ingredients that were obtained through animal slaughter. They may, however, contain animal by-products, which are ingredients created by animals – like honey, for example.
What are the skin care benefits of vegetarian beauty products?
There are no skin care benefits of choosing vegetarian products. However, veggie products are more likely to be made from naturally occurring ingredients and fewer chemicals. Using skin care products with fewer chemicals is always a plus!
Who should use vegetarian beauty products?
If you’re vegetarian then you should always try and opt for vegetarian products. If you’re vegan, then stay away from some vegetarian products as they may still contain honey or other by-products.
What’s the difference between vegetarian and vegan beauty products?
Vegetarian skin care products may contain animal by-products such as beeswax and honey, whereas vegan skin care doesn’t contain any form of animal products or by-products.
Do beauty products lose their quality when animal ingredients are removed/they're made vegetarian?
Absolutely not. You can always guarantee great quality cosmetics without the use of animal-derived ingredients. Vegetarian brands typically go above and beyond to ensure their products are made from pure love.
If a beauty products is vegetarian, does that make it cruelty free?
Not always. Most vegetarian and vegan brands will be cruelty free but in some cases a product may not contain any animal-derived ingredients and could still have been tested on animals.
Always check the product’s and brand’s certifications, keeping an eye out for the vegan, vegetarian and leaping bunny logos.
How do I know if a beauty product is vegetarian?
It’ll be Vegetarian Society Approved and will state in its ingredient preferences that it’s vegetarian.