Finding vegan skincare products can feel a little overwhelming if you don’t know where to look. There’s no need to worry as there are lots of fantastic vegan, cruelty-free and organic moisturisers available that won’t break the bank. These moisturisers have been expertly crafted and will leave your skin feeling soft and revitalised. Below is a roundup of some of the best vegan day & night creams available.
The Sukin skin care products are vegan, paraben free and non-GMO. They are natural, cruelty-free and made in Australia. They offer great quality and are also reasonably priced.
The Sukin range includes:
This night cream leaves skin feeling soft and moisturised. It is suitable for use on all skin types and has been enriched with evening primrose, rose hip and borage oils to promote skin elasticity. Although this is a night cream, many people have used it as a day cream too as it isn’t as heavy as many night creams are. The Sukin Signature cream has a pleasant, subtle smell that isn’t overpowering.
This moisturiser provides both long and short term hydration. It is a great option if you have dry skin as it is enriched with Rosehip and Kakadu Plum to help hydrate and rejuvenate. The other ingredients including Quandong and Camellia help to revitalise skin and this cream leaves skin feeling soft. This night cream feels heavier than the day cream but is rich, nourishing and quick-absorbing. This night cream moisturises your skin without feeling greasy.
There is also a Sukin Rosehip Hydrating Day Cream available:
Facetheory is a UK brand that offers a range of vegan and cruelty free products. They make clean skincare products and they offer unfragranced products as standard with some having a fragranced option too. Their products are approved by the Leaping Bunny.
This nourishing night cream is suitable for all skin types and helps skin retain its moisture balance for overnight hydration. It has Ferulic acid to provide antioxidant protection and enhance the stability of Vitamin E. The cream also contains shea butter, glycerin, organ oil and hyaluronic acid. This cream is vegan, cruelty free and made in the UK. It is free of parabens, silicones, PEGs, SLS, SLES, and mineral oils.
This is a protective day cream that is quickly absorbed and is suitable for all skin types. This cream is great as a moisturiser and as a base for makeup or sunscreen. It contains ferulic acid, vitamin C and vitamin E to provide antioxidant power, hyaluronic acid for moisture retention, glycerin to protect against water loss and aloe vera to soothe skin. It also contains shea butter and argon oil to help nourish and calm troubled skin. A little goes a long way with this vegan day cream.
You can get 20% off Facetheory products here.
The Naturally Radiant day and night creams from Superdrug are a great, vegan-friendly alternative to high-end skin care products.
The night cream is a long-lasting moisturiser that leaves skin soft and smooth. It is infused with Kiwi Fruit and Mulberry extract and is enriched with Sugar Beet extract to nourish and energise skin.
The day cream offers the same properties as the night cream but is also SPF 15. It leaves skin feeling refreshed and energised.
Nourish London is an organic, vegan and cruelty-free skincare range. This British brand offers scientifically crafted products using only natural ingredients to care for your skin (as well as the planet). They aim to inspire people to move away from skincare products that have toxins and synthetic chemicals and enjoy the benefits of natural, organic products instead.
This moisturiser won the Gold Award as the Best Day Moisturiser at The Green Parent Natural Beauty Awards 2018. It is a nourishing cream that restores moisture levels and ensures optimal skin nutrition. It has antioxidant vitamin C to help protect skin from damaging free radicals caused by pollution and stress.
This moisturiser won the Bronze Award as Best Day Moisturiser at The Green Parent Natural Beauty Awards 2020. It is a restorative blend that replenishes the skin’s protective moisture barrier and calms stressed or sensitive skin. This is a soothing moisturiser that is delicate and light.
Body Shop is cruelty free and around half of their products are vegan (the rest are vegetarian). Some of the vegan day and night creams available from Body Shop include:
The Aloe Soothing Day Cream is a great choice for sensitive skin. It is gentle, soothing and kind on skin. This cream is enriched with fair trade Aloe Vera that is both moisturising and soothing. It handles dry areas and nourishes skin without feeling oily or heavy.
There is also a night cream version of the Aloe product. This is also gentle and kind to skin making it ideal for sensitive skin. This formula helps to soothe and hydrate skin overnight.
This moisturiser is light, smooth and smells great. It is perfect for giving skin a bit of TLC and will leave your face feeling refreshed. This is the moisturiser I am currently using and it helps my skin looking healthy and happy, it is also helping with dryness from the winter weather. I love how it leaves my skin feeling and looking. A little goes a long way with this moisturiser.