Time to upgrade your beauty routine

Do you ever wonder if the makeup you use is cruelty-free? With the beauty industry growing the way that it is, there are more and more brands that do not test on animals.

So, if you are looking to go cruelty-free, we have complied a list of five top-notch brands that will help you look good with a clear conscience.



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This UK beauty label does not test on animals, like at all. Not only that, but their products do not contain any preservatives, oils, fragrances or damaging chemicals. Moreover, the brand is on a bid to be more exclusive, launching their Gen Nude collection which includes 40 nude lip shades, to suit every skin colour. bareMinerals and Hailey Bieber recently launched the Power Of Good campaign, which focuses on the brand’s commitment to clean beauty.



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This year, one of the leading cruelty-free makeup brands, Hourglass finally arrived in Dubai. The brand is known for not using animal testing at all for the development or production level of their beauty products. Their go-to products are the Ambient Lighting Blush and their GIRL Lip Stylo Collection, which was launched to champion women and girls everywhere. The brand takes their commitment to clean beauty to a whole other level, as they do not sell their products in countries known for animal testing.

NYX Cosmetics


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Many believe that to be a cruelty-free brand, it needs to be expensive, but NYX is proof that it’s not. The affordable beauty brand is known for its highly pigmented products. Moreover, in 2018, the brand announced that it will start producing vegan products, that will cost you not more than AED 50.

Fenty Beauty


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Launched in 2017, Rihanna’s beauty brand turned the beauty industry on its head with the launch of an extensive 40 foundation shades. Many brands followed suit, which was dubbed ‘The Fenty Effect’. The singer turned beauty mogul made sure that her entire line would be completely cruelty free.

Urban Decay


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Another highly pigmented beauty brand that also happens to be cruelty-free is Urban Decay. The brand is known for their iconic Naked Palettes and their Moondust eyeshadows – and no animals or use any animal by-products are used to make any of these products.

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