An exceptional edit of the best cruelty-free beauty brands.

Tata Harper Skincare

The leading brand in green beauty, Tata Harper Skincare is an all-natural, cruelty-free, vegan-friendly skincare brand.

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Act + Acre

Pioneering hair care brand Act+Acre is a totally zero-waste brand. It’s sulfate, silicone, paraben and cruelty-free and also completely vegan.

Act + Acre

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Shirley Conlon Organics

Dubai-based brand Shirley Conlon Organics is both cruelty-free and chemical-free. It’s been the brand’s mission from their inception to promote “conscious beauty”.

Shirley Conlon

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Dr Barbara Sturm

Cutting-edge skincare brand Dr. Barbara Sturm is completely cruelty-free.

Dr. Barbara Strum

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IT Cosmetics

Having recently arrived in the Middle East, IT Cosmetics has never tested products on animals, nor do they use animal hair in their makeup brushes making them 100 per cent cruelty-free.

It CC Cream

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As a positive pioneer for change, Aveda went completely cruelty-free and vegan at the beginning of 2021.


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The Ordinary

With honesty and integrity at the forefront of The Ordinary, the brand is cruelty-free and is all about simple yet effective formulas.

The Ordinary

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Fenty Beauty

Founded by Rihanna in 2017, Fenty is an all-inclusive beauty brand and all of its products are cruelty-free.

Fenty Beauty

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IZIL Beauty

Dubai-based beauty brand izil has been specialising in pure, natural ingredients in its products for the last eight years. It focuses on the pure and rich beauty rituals which derive from the founder’s Moroccan heritage.

Hero product: Regenerating Serum Dhs225 available at IZIL Beauty

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