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Vegan Skincare: What's Right for You?

Vegan Skincare

Veganism is a lifestyle choice that is becoming more popular than ever as people embrace and emphasize natural ingredients and protecting the environment. Beyond just diet or eating habits, veganism can also extend to things like skincare, cleaning products, clothing choices, and more. So what is vegan skincare, and what difference can it make for your skin? 

Table of Contents

  • What is Vegan Skincare?
  • Why is Vegan Skincare Important?
  • Benefits of Vegan Skincare
  • Vegan Skincare Recommendations
  • Vegan Waxing
  • Final Thoughts
  • In this blog, we’ll go over what vegan skincare is, how it can help your skin, and what products might be right for you or your routine. 

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    What is Vegan Skincare?

    In short, vegan beauty products are defined as not containing any animal ingredients or ingredients with components made from animals. Some of these ingredients include beeswax, dairy, and more. These products are also cruelty-free and have never been tested on animals. Vegan skincare products should also be ethically sourced and produced. 

    As you might surmise, without the use of customary ingredients like honey or collagen, vegan skincare products work a little differently but hold many benefits. The approach to vegan beauty is a more gentle one, with an emphasis on active ingredients that work to revitalize skin without being harsh. 

    Vegan products use alternative active ingredients, essential oils, and natural vitamins to give skin a new kind of care without overusing synthetics or chemical ingredients, though they may still utilize some of these elements in conjunction with these natural ones.

    Some of the most popular elements used in vegan skincare include aloe vera, lavender, Vitamin E or C, and more to protect the skin from environmental damage and naturally nourish and moisturize. With these elements, you can achieve an amazing skin evolution without stripping or overwhelming skin, which is important, especially when adopting a new routine.      

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    Why is Vegan Skincare Important?

    Vegan beauty is an important step for many to take as they seek to become more low-waste or lower their impact on the environment. Though it’s up to you and your skin to determine which products are right for you, taking a vegan approach could make things a little easier to get accustomed to. 

    The real importance of vegan skincare lies in ensuring you’re using products that don’t hurt or exploit animals or the environment. Using high-quality plant-based ingredients helps not only your skin but the planet as well!

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    Benefits of Vegan Skincare

    There’s no question that there are tons of products out there that claim to be the best choice for you and your skincare needs, but are they really? Though skincare has come a long way, many products still remain too harsh on your skin or don’t use ingredients that work for you.

    The migration to vegan skincare in light of its booming popularity comes in the form of searching for care that uses more natural and sustainable ingredients. Not only do these products skip out on ingredients containing toxins or chemicals, but they infuse skin with nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants that benefit and enhance in the long term. 

    Vegan skincare can be particularly beneficial to those with sensitive skin types, as more natural ingredients will often be less harsh or irritable. Without animal testing, their more gentle ingredients benefit skin, and animals and are more eco-friendly.

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    Vegan Skincare Recommendations

    The best vegan skincare products to use daily and to pamper your skin inside and outside of the salon are Maystar Essentials. These products use natural ingredients to nourish and enhance skin through the use of vitamins, antioxidants, and essential oils. 

    For a daily vegan skincare routine, we recommend the following products:

  • Premium Makeup Remover
  • Premium Makeup Remover

    This cleanser uses active ingredients like rose water, glycerol, and more to clear skin of debris while soothing irritation or inflammation. 

  • Micellar Water
  • Micellar Water

    This micellar water uses naturally occurring ingredients like glycerol to cleanse skin and balance skin.

  • Face Tonic with Rose Water
  • Face Tonic w/ Rose Water

    This tonic balances skin’s pH and leaves it moisturized and soothed through the use of rose water and glycerol.

  • Moisturizing Face Cream
  • Moisturizing Face Cream

    Olive oil and Vitamin E combine as the active ingredients in this face cream to deeply moisturize and infuse skin with antioxidants and deep moisture.

  • Exfoliating Facial Scrub
  • Exfoliating Facial Scrub

    This scrub deeply penetrates skin using microparticles and Vitamin C to leave skin hydrated, moisturized, and soothed.

  • Oil Balance Face Lotion
  • Oil Balance Face Lotion

    Using natural AHAs and hamamelis water to deeply cleanse the skin, this face lotion balances and gives skin next-level hydration. 

  • Moisturizing Body Lotion
  • Moisturizing Body Lotion

    This body lotion deeply moisturizes skin all over the body and replenishes transepidermal water loss through the use of argan oil and rosehip. 

    For professional-level skincare results, we recommend incorporating a few of the following products into your routine:

  • Deep Moisturizing Booster
  • Deep Moisturizing Booster

    This professional-level product contains hyaluronic acid and proteoglycans to replenish dehydrated skin and reduce aging or the appearance of fine lines. 

  • Facial Lifting & Firming Booster
  • Facial Lifting & Firming Booster

    With natural ingredients like hydrolyzed wheat protein, allantoin, and Chrondus Crispus, this serum lifts, firms, and softens skin. 

  • Skin Lightening & Illuminating Booster
  • Lightening & Illuminating Booster

    Kojic acid, Vitamin C, lemon extract, and Ananus sativus combine with even more natural ingredients in this serum to even skin tone and leave it radiant.

    With naturally occurring ingredients and plant-based actives to nourish, moisturize, and hydrate skin, these vegan skincare products will leave skin looking and feeling its best.

    READ: Working with Different Skin Types

    Vegan Waxing

    In the same vein as enhancing your skin’s health and appearance through the use of vegan skincare products, incorporating vegan wax into your hair removal routine can also bring the skin and the environment huge benefits. 

    By removing unnatural and animal-based ingredients like honey or beeswax from our vegan wax formulas, we’ve emphasized the use of natural ingredients like sweet cotton oil, olive oil, sunflower oil, and shea butter to deeply moisturize skin while providing next-level hair removal results. 

    Vegan Wax Collection

    These vegan waxes are available in both hard wax and roll-on wax formats, which allows users to benefit from complete, easy hair removal that benefits skin and the environment no matter what your preferences are. 

    On top of these vegan hard waxes and vegan roll-on wax options, we also offer an array of vegan pre and post-wax care to keep skin nourished naturally from start to finish.  

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    Final Thoughts

    Vegan skincare and waxing bring the perfect mix of huge benefits to the skin, while also benefiting the environment and animals. With an emphasis on incorporating natural ingredients and nourishing skin using gentle vitamins and antioxidants, you’ll have your best skin yet.

    Vegan skincare and waxing also absolve you of any worry that your formulas hurt the environment or animals thanks to their cruelty-free ingredients. 

    Vegan skincare is the best go-to for those who want their best skin while enjoying the widespread benefits of eco-friendly products. No matter your skin type, you’ll find the right product to fit you and your skin. 


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