Vegan Skin Care is Cruelty Free
Ingredients that come from Animals * I do NOT use
1. Cochineal Dye
Can also be listed as Carmine but it is in fact a . a dye It is derived from the
cochineal beetles to be precise. The insects feed on cactus plants in Central and South America and the females eat the red cactus berries; when they’re crushed an intense red dye is produced. It’s found in most lipsticks and a lot of blusher products.
2. Guanine. It is a crystalline material that’s shimmering or light-diffusing and found
in most mascaras and nail polishes which is made from crushed fish scales
Tallow is in many costmetics such as lipstick, makeup bases and foundations. To the everyday consumer, it’s more common name is rendered animal fat. Which involves boiling the carcasses of slaughtered animals until a fatty substance is produced, ready to add to cosmetics and people apply that to their face, not knowing what it is.
Similar to tallow but Gelatin is made from boiled skin, tendons, ligaments and bones of animals. It is also used to make gel, glue, gelatine. can be found in creamy cosmetics and nail treatments.
5. Lanoline is made from sheep´s wool and sheep are dipped in many chemicals to get rid of bugs which the dips can be quite toxic. Lanolin is found in most lipsticks and makeup removers. ( I am very allergic to Lanoline)
This substance is extracted from Shark´s livers
and then added to your eye makeup and lipsticks.
It may seem unbelievable, but this ingredient is derived from the
whale’s stomachs. Surprisingly enough, this oil substance is used to make the scent “fix” in perfumes.
Found in cosmetic lip-plumping glosses, to face creams, this is in fact ground up chicken feet and small animal skin it has no proven effect on your own collagen reproduction and the molecules are too big to enter the skin.
Also listed as Estradoil
this hormone-based can be found in most perfumes, restorative creams or lotions. Estrogen is obtained by extracting urine from pregnant horses
This ingredient can be derived from animals. mine is sourced from plants only.