5 Cruelty-Free Lipsticks that are Worth the Splurge

By: Sarah Harley

Wearing red lipstick should have a positive effect on this world! Not because your pout is looking on point with a bright red, but because you’re selecting products from compassionate companies that don’t test on animals. It's a little act you can do to help end animal abuse. Because, after all, you can still look fabulous while being kind to your furry friends! Check out our picks from these cruelty-free beauty brands. 


ColourPop’s Arriba! Ultra Matte Lip 

Are you down for a super matte lip? Swipe on this smooth formula for an instant pop of color! Don’t worry, the makeup is non-transferrable so your boo won’t be wearing lipstick after a smooch. 

Arriba! Ultra Matte Lip, $6.50; www.colourpop.com


Lime Crime’s Diamond Crushers 

In the words of Hilary Duff, “this LIPSTICK is what dreams are made of.” Well, those may not be the exact words, but this glittery lip topper transforms your kisser into a diamond. All twenty shades are cruelty-free and have a delicious, strawberry scent. 

Diamond Crushers, $20; www.limecrime.com


Fenty Beauty’s Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick 

Fenty is ALL the rage right now! And for good reason! RiRi’s line is not only shade inclusive, but it’s also cruelty-free. Her matte lipstick line has a series of weightless shades that are sure to be kind to your smile. 

Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick, $18; www.fentybeauty.com


e.l.f. Moisturizing Lipstick 

You don’t need to break the bank in order to find an amazing lip color! This hydrating formula will glide on with ease since it’s made with Vitamins A, C, E and Shea Butter. So, go ahead order another cocktail. You spent your money wisely on a product that works well, is inexpensive and saving animals! 

Moisturizing Lipstick, $3; www.elfcosmetics.com


Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick 

Is there anything this talented lady can’t do? The queen of tattooing released 43 (yes, you read that right) different shades of highly pigmented matte lipsticks, all of which are animal friendly :)

You’ll be able to define your cupid’s bow easily with the help of a wand. Select a color that fits your mood and you’ll look flawless in no time! Here's to loving our little fur friends!

Everlasting Liquid Lipstick, $20; www.katvondbeauty.com


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