Vegan, natural, organic – they were all words that evoked a picture of hippies, people that lived in trees and wore hessian. But not anymore. Vegan beauty is no longer a taboo subject thanks to the likes of Stella McCartney, Drew Barrymore and Livia Firth – beautiful, successful and influential women who hail the many benefits of chemical-free products (clearer skin, paraben-free, perfect for sensitive skin).
I have always been a beauty junkie but eight years ago I noticed that my skin was becoming tight, dry and irritated. Since working on Natural Health magazine, it’s opened my eyes to the amazing benefits of natural skincare and my complexion has never looked or felt better.
Here are some of my favourite vegan beauty products, without a hint of hessian in sight!…
Natural self tan has come on leaps and bounds over the last few years and this is a great example. Nourishing, perfect for sensitive skin and great colour-win, win!
Gentle, fragrant and hydrating, this makes winter showers a real treat.
Hailed as a must-have by creator Miranda Kerr, this 100% natural oil rehydrates parched winter skin
This two-phase cleanser purifies, decongests, gently exfoliates and removes all make-up. It leaves skin refreshed, radiant, smoothed and replenished without dryness or tightness
Blended with omega 3, 6, 9 oils and vitamin C. Juno suits all skin types, working particularly well on any lacklustre complexion that needs a glow