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Beauty with ethics

Searching for ethical beauty brands can be a mission – between lipsticks that have hidden beeswax and lanolin, and foundations that have been tested on animals, having a completely cruelty-free make-up bag can be a bit of a struggle. But before you trawl the internet or raid Sephora searching for a new, sustainable mascara or nail varnish, take a look at these gorgeous products. They’re all vegan-friendly, cruelty-free and use as many sustainable or recyclable materials as possible in their packaging – some brands even offer refills, which is good for the environment, and your purse.

(Row 1 from L–R) W7 Very Vegan Quad in Summer Sands, £8.95, w7cosmetics.co.uk – Axiology Natural Lip Crayon in Amberlight, £15.99, axiologybeauty.com – Nailberry Nail Varnish in Almond, Candy Floss, and Au Naturel, £14.50, nailberry.co.uk – Inika Loose Mineral Foundation in Grace, £30, and Organic Pure Primer with Hyaluronic Acid, £33, inikaorganic.com(Row 2 from L–R) Nanshy Make-Up Brushes, from £5.95, nanshy.com – The White Witch Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser, £18.50, whitewitch.ie – Memi Expert Liner, £10, memimakeup.com – Ere Perez Concealer in Chai, £20, ereperez.com – Kjaer Weis Eyeshadow in Transcend, £32 and Cream Eye Shadow in Enticing, £32, net-a-porter. com (Row 3 from L-R) Ilia Color Block High Impact Lipstick in Enduring, £15.99, flowing-cosmetics.com – Zao Aloe Vera Mascara, £20.99, acalaonline.com – The Organic Pharmacy Foundation in Shade 2, £45, theorganicpharmacy.com – Lush Glow Stick in Rock Dove and Robin, £11.95, uk.lush.com

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