These cosmetics are affordable, available in South Africa, and they don’t test their products on animals.
The beauty industry, an industry which is meant to inspire positive and happy lifestyles, has gained a reputation for animal abuse over the years, testing potentially harmful products on all types of animals. Choosing conscientious beauty products means you’re standing up against animal testing.
Here is a list of five great ethical beauty brands found in South Africa
Essence aims to bring unique, trendy looks at affordable prices while focusing on versatility and variety. This brand brings you a more edgy way to keep your look up-to-date while still keeping animals safe. Their products range from bold eye liners and mascaras to vibrant lip and nail pigments.
The direct translation of this brand name, in Japanese, means ‘natural’. This encapsulates their simple approach to beauty that they have created through all types of products to care for the body, face and hair. They maintain a strong emphasis on aromatherapy, their ingredients made up of therapeutic plant extracts and essential oils. Furthermore, this company has had the willing support of many doctors and physical specialists that show how pure and effective this range of products are.
This brand has achieved world-wide popularity, managing to create unique and effective products with a commitment to completely fresh, natural and organic ingredients like berries and fruits. They go above and beyond to ensure that the freshest ingredients are incorporated with function, happy creators, effective costs and even expiry dates. Their products cater for all beauty needs from bathing lotions to eye shadows.
This brand strongly stands for pride, beauty, empowerment and strength, as a well-rounded path to wearing make-up that you feel good about. They don’t test on animals, but even more impressive is that they have a history of empowering women through female-centered job creation many years before women were able to vote. Avon asserts principles of friendliness and responsibility while providing products of the highest quality hinged on guaranteed satisfaction.
African Extracts allows us to tap into the many natural beauty and health enhancers abundant in our unique continent. Their products are made largely from fresh extracts from plants rich in minerals and antioxidants that help to combat free radicals.