More than a social media trend, Veganuary encourages people to try veganism for 31 days in the month of January. While veganism in food has been on the rise in recent years, the phenomenon now encompasses other forms of consumption as well. Beauty, for instance. Simply put, vegan beauty involves the use of only plant-based and plant-derived formulations, with no animal products used to make, or pack, the products. And the homegrown scene has stepped up to the task with innovative products and effective skin solutions created by adhering to vegan practices. If you have been practicing Veganuary or just want to switch to a vegan routine all year round, here are some beauty essentials to start with.
asa Face Stick with SPF 15
If your're intrigued by vegan beauty, chances are you're already on the path to making your beauty practices more sustainable. Multipurpose hybrids are known to combine functions and reduce overconsumption, and this lightweight, creamy and buildable face stick from asa is just the one you need right now. Doubling up as a foundation and concealer, it comes in an easy-to-use stick format and is infused with shea butter, walnut seed oil, jojoba oil, and SPF to give you a 'your skin but better' finish.
Daughter Earth Kissing Glass Wet Lip Coat
Blurring the lines between a gloss and lip care, this rich and light diffusing coat offers a long wearing, super glossy, crystal clear, and liquid glass finish for your pout. Infused with vitamin E, jojoba and argan oils and peach fruit, wear the lip coat as is or top off your matte lippies for a luminous finish.
Kiro Hi-Def Soothing Eyeliner Pencil
Long-wear with a whopping 10-hour stay, no-smudge pigment and creamy texture with weightless feel, this one will become your daily go-to in no time. Especially for someone who can find artificial additives irritating. The natural infusions in this eyeliner stays put through the day without a single teardrop escaping your peepers.
Neemli Naturals Caffeine & Cucumber Under Eye Cream
If you've brought your 2023 burnout with you in the new year, chances are you're either ALWAYS tired or at least LOOK exhausted. Get the best of both worlds with the targeted action of this eye cream; specifically designed to address puffiness and dark circles. It's mild on the sensitive under-eye area and provides ample hydration to the delicate skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines.
FAE Beauty Face Mop
Yet another multitasking marvel, the good people at FAE offer up a makeup removing cleansing balm that wipes away your sins from the day with a single rinse. The formula melts from a balm to an oil and then turns into a milk that can be the perfect addition to your double cleansing routine.