November 1 marks the beginning of World Vegan Month and raise awareness about animal rights. As the World Vegan month is celebrated across the globe in the month of November every year, Vegan beauty products have added more weightage to it.
Beauty and health are becoming the major key debatable topics that are trending today. With words like vegan, cruelty free, organic and natural, it is hard to choose your most preferred beauty products. It is generally seen that you put your hands on only Vegan Beauty products that are genuinely most rewarded and handpicked beauty essentials.
Evolved out of natural ingredients, these vegan products have zero side effects on your skins. Handpicked from different regions these are safe for sensitive skin and are good for the entire body. These products are naturally designed to maintain the natural tone of every skin. Natural ingredients such as coconut milk have various antibacterial properties and ginger, aloe vera, vitamins, antioxidants, seaweed, tea tree, green tea, chamomile and seaweed gels well with your skin whereas chemical prone products at the same time may cause skin irritation and skin rashes.
These vegan beauty products has been living upto its legacy of being a 100% vegetarian without compromising on morals & beliefs. These strongly believe in the heritage as an ethical produce with a long standing commitment to animal welfare and cruelty free products.
Being 100% vegetarian implies that all the products that have been produced without the use of animal slaughter by-products. Most of the beauty ranges are vegan i.e does not contain animal ingredientseg. Honey, beeswax and milk.These are naturally inspired products wherein the ingredients are handpicked from the farms.
Staying true to its philosophy, these vegan beauty brands have been actively participating in Forever against Animal Testing Campaign for a global ban on cosmetics’ animal testing for products and ingredients, revolutionizing the beauty industry and protecting millions of innocent animals around the world.
Taking a look at the benefits of these vegan skincare products, helps you achieve the real vegan in you.
Soft and Supple skin
Following a vegan beauty regime helps you gain a healthy skin. Vitamins B found in Kale and Vitamin C in oranges and Vitamin E regenerates the skin cells making your skin appear more soft and radiant than ever before. Vitamin C is known to enhance the natural radiance of the dull skin. Even melons and cucumber rich beauty essentials gives amazing beauty affects and a healthy looking skin, as these are water rich skin foods.
Thick and Long hair
It is all possible with vegan products. Natural extracts such as green tea in shampoo, hair scrubs and conditioner helps in removing impurities and clearing the scalp, thus result in longer and stronger hair. With 100% vegetarian and formulated withoutcolorants and silicones, it refreshes the hair and scalp and acts as a natural conditioner to your hair. The use of banana and ginger ingredients in vegan products also helps in shiny and thick hair.
Natural ingredients such as seaweed, tea tree oil, vitamin E, aloe vera, chamomile and vitamin C, adds energizing abstract to these vegan products. Camomile purifies the skin and gives a silky soft feel to the skin thus very suitable for sensitive skin. Aloe-vera has a soothing and calming sensation and is known for its skin benefits from ancient times. Seaweed is popular for removing excess oil and impurities, thus helps in treating acne. Tea tree targets the imperfections of the body thus it is best suitable for blemished skin. The vegan beauty products usually use these ingredients to form cruelty free and 100% vegan beauty products.
Safe from harmful chemicals
These vegan products do not need any ingredient check. Usually the harmful chemicals, for which you do not even know how to pronounce, typically harm your skin on daily basis through cruel cosmetics. These cosmetics contain chemicals like butylated hydroxytoluene and formaldehyde that can have damaging effects on your skin causing skin irritation. Choosing only vegan products will surely save you from these harmful chemicals.
Prevents various skin problems
Due to lack of chemicals used in these vegan products, the chances of skin problems such as rashes, allergies, eczemas, acne, skin inflammation and skin diseases becomes nil. Staying naturally beautiful with fruit and oil extracts happens when you pamper your skin only with naturally products vegan products.
The cruelty free beauty is on rise. These products are free from beeswax, collagen, gelatin, honey, carmine, cholesterol and other animal derived ingredients. These products are 100% cruelty free and never tested on animals.
No animal testing
While not everyone is an animal rights activist, but knowing your essentials used on your skin are animal tested is guilt feeling in itself. Such animal tested products are greater harm to our ecosystem and also cause pollution during its production. Innocent rabbits, dogs, hamsters, mice are massively injured from these products and the process through which these are tested. Thinking of another living being suffering on the sake of mascara, eyeliner, lipsticks, creams, foundations is a risk not worth rewarding, when especially you have vegan beauty products to choose instead.
Made from renowned natural skincare elements
Such as precious oils such as tea tree and chamomile; herbal extracts such as aloe vera, green tea; vitamins such as E,C and A; fruits like ginger, melons ad cucumbers and antioxidants, are especially crafted for skincare, makes us remember of the ancient times that is suitable for all skin types including dry, sensitive, mature, combination, oil and acne prone.
Switching to the ancient times in this modern world, will surely take the vegan beauty essentials to a great level.
(The author Ms. Shikhee Agrawal, is the Head Training, The Body Shop India)