The Best Cruelty-Free Vegan Lip Balms

It may come as a surprise that some lip balm isn’t vegan. Certain brands still use animal-derived substances like beeswax and lanolin (grease from cruelly obtained sheep’s wool) to make their lip products. Sheep and bees need their wool and wax way more than our lips do. The good news is that there are tons of balm brands that make their products without exploiting animals. Here are PETA’s favorite vegan and cruelty-free lip balms:

Pacifica Lip Balm

Lush Lip Balm

Shea Moisture Fruit Fusion Vegan Lip Butterstick


CannaSmack Plain Mary Jane Lip Balm

Crazy Rumors Lip Balms

Eco Lips’ Bee Free Vegan Lip Balm

Sugar Venom Cosmetics Eco Lip Balm

The Fanciful Fox Lip Balm

Tarte Quench Lip Rescue

Booda Butter Naked Lip Balm

Bare English & Co.


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