Published On: Wed, Mar 11th, 2020

Cruelty-Free Drugstore Brands: Best Natural, Clean, and Non-Toxic Drugstore Beauty Products

Once upon a time, finding cruelty-free, clean, and natural haircare, makeup, and skincare products meant making a trip to a healthfood store. Thankfully that’s no longer the case. 

With more information at your fingertips about what goes into your beauty products, you might be interested in switching to cruelty-free, non-toxic formulas that leave certain ingredients out. (Unsure about any ingredients in particular? The Environmental Working Group’s cosmetics database is a good place to start.) Thanks to the demand from beauty shoppers who give a damn, there are more clean product options than ever — and that includes on the shelves of your favorite drugstore. 

Whether you’re trying to reduce waste by using shampoo that comes in a bottle made from post-consumer recyclable materials or a natural mascara that doesn’t smudge or get runny, there are plenty of affordable clean options out there. 

Ahead, a rundown of the best affordable cruelty-free, clean, and non-toxic beauty products you can find at the drugstore. 

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