Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The above picture says it all... with a growing number of vegans on the rise, we are further being catered to!

Here's a list of some of the best vegan and cruelty free foundations available on the market today.

Face Atelier Ultra Foundation: Leaping Bunny and PETA approved. A highly pigmented, long-lasting innovative foundation that provides buildable coverage with a natural satin finish. Silicone-based Ultra Foundation is sheer enough for younger women, yet can meet the needs of anyone that requires more coverage. It’s an out-standing performer on mature, troubled or sensitive skin. Due to its unique blend of silicones in the formulation, Ultra Foundation forms a delicate, lightweight and flexible second skin with a natural breathing ability. Retail Price $34 

Illamasqua Skin Base Foundation: Easily blendable, it effortlessly creates a perfect complexion, and like the entire Illamasqua foundation range, is undetectable in a professional HD environment. Suitable for all skin types, it smoothes, softens and conditions your skin whilst providing natural, buildable coverage.  Retail Price $42

Too Faced Beauty Balm: Instantly impart a healthy glow and improve skin's appearance with sheer luminosity and a concealing, buildable tint. Soothing, oil-free moisture, antioxidants and SPF protection help to improve skin's condition and prevent future damage. This super-advanced, multi-benefit time saver from Too Faced streamlines your routine, giving you 'better than real' skin in just one step! Retail Price $34

Hourglass Liquid Powder Foundation: A breakthrough liquid to powder formula that absorbs oil, camouflages imperfections, and delivers a long-lasting velvet matte finish—without the need for touchups. In a consumer study, Immaculate’s advanced formula has been shown to improve the appearance of oily, acneic skin. Available in 16 shades. Retail Price: $55

Obsessive Compulsive OCC Tint: A highly-pigmented, tinted moisturizer that evens skintone with buildable coverage. 
Featuring a unique moisturizing complex made from purified water, coconut, and wild berry extracts, this foundation product nourishes as well as hydrates skin. Formulated from the finest vegan ingredients available, this product is also formulated with aloe leaf extract and vitamin E for coverage that feels as good as it looks. Retail: $29.50

Tarte Full Coverage Foundation: Achieve flawless skin that looks healthy and natural with this supremely blendable liquid foundation that delivers up to 12 hours of matte coverage while protecting the skin from powerful UVA/UVB sun rays. Retail Price: $38

Cover FX Cream Foundation: An antioxidant-rich, two-in-one foundation and concealer offering broad spectrum SPF 30 protection with medium to full, buildable coverage. This foundation provides an all-day radiant finish that nourishes and protects with antiaging benefits. The buildable formula can provide medium to full coverage and offers SPF 30, full UV protection, and all-day wear. This clinically tested, vegan product does not contain gluten, mineral oil, or talc. Retail Price:$42

Ecco Bella FlowerColor Natural Liquid Foundation: Works hard to keep skin healthy with both a UVA /UVB sunscreen, organic herbs, and antioxidants. Organic aloe vera quenches thirsty skin, while saccharide isomerate, a natural sugar bind water to the skin acting as a reservoir for continuous moisture. Organic herbs and vitamin E rejuvenate, protect and soothe skin. Gluten, vegan & paraben-free. Retail $29.95

All Natural Face Foundation:  Leaping Bunny Approved. This line of cosmetics uses organic and natural ingredients. Choose from over 50 shades each of mineral powder or cream foundation. I encourage those who are seeking organic and natural products to check out the All Natural site. Please see: http://www.theallnaturalface.com   Retail price pressed powder: $16.10 

Purely Cosmetics Mineral Foundation:  Another line of cosmetics using all natural ingredients. Mineral Foundations vailable in 9 different shades. Please see: http://www.purelycosmetics.com/index.php  Retail Price: $18