Cruelty-free and vegan makeup brushes that will BLOW your mind

Look good, feel good with vegan and cruelty-free glam.

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by Lucy Lyth, Rhianna Bedi & Jade Moscrop |

People are more aware than ever before of what they're putting into their bodies and on their skin.

Cruelty-free and vegan beauty have been big news in the beauty community, meaning that more brands are waking up to the importance of protecting animals.

Making the switch to [cruelty-free]( can be daunting - where do you even start? Luckily, there are lots of brilliant brands out there to make the change as easy as can be.

PS, always make sure to check the website, because if a brush is vegan or cruelty-free, it'll state it.

How are cruelty-free and vegan makeup brushes different?

One of the biggest reasons for swapping to vegan makeup brushes is the fact that the bristles don't contain animal hair. Just like non-vegan options, these are high-quality brush sets, which are used by many makeup artists in the biz.

According to PETA, these are the benefits of using a synthetic brush instead of an option made with animal hair:

• They’re easier to clean

• They repel bacteria and dirt better than animal hair does

• Many people have allergies to animal hair

• They shed less, if at all

• They work with both cream and powder makeup products

Here are a few of what we believe to be the best vegan makeup brushes and cruelty-free make-up brushes:

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Vegan makeup brands by celebs

One celebrity makeup line that is cruelty free is of course - Rihanna's Fenty Beauty.

It's the brand that launched 50 shades and shook the makeup world, so no wonder it's cruelty-free and has a range of vegan products.

On the Fenty Beauty website they've explained, "Fenty Beauty is cruelty-free and never tests on animals, nor do we allow suppliers or affiliates to conduct animal testing on our behalf."

"While the majority of the products are free of animal byproducts, Fenty Beauty is not considered a vegan line: A handful of our products may contain ingredients of animal origin, such as beeswax and carmine."

"The following products are considered vegan-friendly: Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation, Match Stix Matte Skinsticks, Invisimatte Blotting Powder, Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer, and our Brushes & Tools."

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