Holiday shopping is in full swing, and these days many factors influence why and how we shop. Lifestyle and beliefs are primary driving factors for many people, especially those who try to consume cruelty-free items. The good news is there are many beauty and wellness options to shop this season for the animal lover in your life. Ahead, we rounded up our top cruelty-free picks to make holiday shopping easier.
Candles are a great addition to a daily relaxation ritual—especially during the holidays. This one takes lighting a candle a step further and creates an immersive experience that allows your giftee to melt and pour their own soy-based formula into a chic gold jar. It's a cruelty-free option that's also interactive, making it a great gift to unwrap during the holidays.
This kit has six pieces for a flawless face despite your makeup skill level, so it's perfect for the beauty novice or expert in your life. Bonus: All brushes are made with high-performing synthetic bristles, so you don't have to skimp on gorgeous results.
Though hair is a very personal category, it doesn't mean you have to avoid it when gifting. You can opt for a kit like this one, which includes Fable and Mane's two hero items: HoliRoots Pre-wash Hair Treatment Oil and SahaScalp Amla Soothing Serum, both of which are suitable for all hair types.
The Midnight Garden Trio from Flora 1761 is a beauty stocking stuffer perfect for your conscious beauty lover. Each formula is free of potentially harmful ingredients, all while being cruelty-free and really darn good. This kit comes with three bestselling hues, also great vampy shades for winter.
For potent eyeliner pigment that won't budge for hours, pick up this KVD Beauty kit with two of the brand's bestselling Tattoo Liquid Eyeliners.
You can't go wrong with gifting a good hand cream that'll go everywhere with your best friend. We like this set, in particular, because it includes a softening hand lotion and a serum to take the quest for soft, sexy hands a step further.
Inside this mini Body Shop kit is a travel-sized shower gel and body butter to help keep your skin feeling luxurious on the go. Plus it's only ten bucks so you can pick up a few for everyone on your list.
This blush has gone viral on TikTok for a good reason—it's pigmented, versatile, and lasts for hours. It's also a great stocking stuffer for the cruelty-free shopper.
These mini shea butter lotions are TSA-friendly so that you can toss them in your toiletry bags for upcoming travel. The hard part will be choosing between the three jars, which come in unscented, lavender, and amber-scented formulas.
Everything you need for a juicy holiday lip lives in this mini kit, which features Bobbi Brown's Crushed Lip Color in Cranberry, which you can use as your base, and layer on the liquid lip and gloss option for potent, shiny color.
If you're shopping for a skincare enthusiast, it's worth giving this kit a look. Inside you'll find the brand's cult-favorite Cloud cleanser, serum, and moisture cream for bouncy, dewy skin after every use.
For the friend who adds every viral TikTok product to their cart, get this set with Milk Makeup's Hydrogrip primer and setting spray for makeup that lasts all day.
Whether your skin type is oily or dry, you'll love how soft and hydrated your skin feels after using the three-step system in this set. Each product also has Native's yummy coconut vanilla scent to perk up your senses while you're at it.
Wash day gets a soothing upgrade with Briogeo's Scalp Revival Shampoo, which exfoliates and cleanses at the same time. Follow up with the brand's best-selling conditioning mask, which works exceptionally well on curls and coils.
A good red lipstick is a holiday-season requisite, and this set comes with three mini options of Gwen Stefani's iconic red lip. All of Stefani's GXVE lip formulas are vegan and cruelty-free, but don't skip out on color payoff and lasting power.