10 of the best vegan and cruelty-free lipsticks

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The high street is packed with long-lasting lipsticks that are vegan and cruelty-free. 

More and more brands on the high street are offering lipsticks that are packed with natural ingredients and vegan pigments. 

Alongside renowned vegan and cruelty-free brands such as Inika, Lush and Axiology, you might be surprised to hear that even Too Faced and Glossier have lip products that cater to the market.

So, we put in the hard work and tracked down the best vegan and cruelty-free lipsticks on the market that don’t compromise on coverage, finish and longevity.

Here are the ones you need to add to your make-up stash, pronto.

bareMinerals Bare Pro Lipstick

Shade pictured: Hibiscus

Available in 20 matte shades, bareMinerals’ soft matte lipstick provides long-lasting coverage that doesn’t fade or feather.

bareMinerals Bare Pro Lipstick, £20

Inika Certified Organic Vegan Lipstick

Shade pictured: Flushed

Hailed as the world’s first certified organic vegan range of lipstick, Inika has infused the formula with shea butter and jojoba oil to keep lips moisturised.

Inika Certified Organic Vegan Lipstick, £19.50 

Glossier Generation G, £14

Shade pictured: Jam

Ever find it difficult to achieve that perfect blotted finish, without going through a handful of tissues? Glossier’s Generation G do the job in one easy swipe.

Glossier Generation G, £14

Lush Vegan Lipstick

Shade pictured: Dubai

Good from the inside-out (yep, the packaging is recyclable, too), Lush’s Vegan Lipstick contains broccoli seeds. They’re cold-pressed to product an oil rich in fatty acids, which keeps lips hydrated.

Lush Vegan Lipstick, £10

Axiology Vegan Lip Crayon

Shade pictured: Valor

Not only does Axiology’s Lip Crayon give high coverage in one swipe, its buttery soft texture feels comfortable on lips.

Axiology Vegan Lip Crayon, £19

3ina The Essential Lipstick

Shade pictured: 105

This creamy lipstick has a satin sheen and contains essential oils to keep lips hydrated.

3ina The Essential Lipstick, £5.95

Dose of Colors Matte Lipstick

Shade pictured: Old Flame

Matte but not drying, Dose of Color’s popular Matte Lipsticks are creamy, comfortable and come in a staggering 35 shades.

Dose of Colors Matte Lipstick, £18

Arbonne Smoothed Over Lipstick

Shade pictured: Guava

Lipstick meets balm; this easy-to-apply bullet gives coverage and care in one hit.

Arbonne Smoothed Over Lipstick, £23

e.l.f. Velvet Matte Lipstick

Shade featured: Vampy Violet

A power trio of argan oil, rose and vitamin E soothe the lips, while the matte formula locks in place.

e.l.f. Velvet Matte Lipstick, £4.50

KVD Vegan Beauty Satin-Matte Cream Lipstick

Shade pictured: A-Go-Go

Formulated with a virtually weightless base formula, this lipstick is cushiony and soft upon application.

KVD Vegan Beauty Satin-Matte Cream Lipstick, £17

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