The 10 Best Cruelty Free Body Washes of 2022 (100% Vegan!)

The 10 Best Cruelty Free Body Washes of 2022 (100% Vegan!)

So you’ve decided to make the switch to cruelty-free body wash, but you’re not sure where to start. We’ve got your back! We’ve rounded up the top 10 best cruelty free body washes that are 100% vegan and will keep your skin feeling fresh and clean without harming animals in any way.

We’ve managed to find something for ALL skin types: so if you have dry, sensitive, acne-prone, or tired skin, there’s something on our list that will work for you!

Let’s dive right into our top 10 faves

  1. Faith In Nature Natural Coconut Body Wash

If you’re looking for a body wash that harnesses the power of nature without harming it in the process, Faith In Nature’s Natural Coconut Body Wash is your best bet.

This body wash is made using the highest quality, naturally derived ingredients that are free from parabens and SLS, with a 100% natural fragrance.

It’s brimming with tropical aromas and uses organic coconut oil to give your skin superior hydration.

Best for: Normal to dry skin 

  1. The Body Shop Tea Tree Body Wash

If you’re looking for a body wash that will keep your skin looking clear, the Tea Tree Body Wash by The Body Shop is definitely worth a try.

It’s made with ethically sourced tea tree oil, which has been proven to help fight acne, so you can enjoy clearer-looking skin from head to toe.

Plus, it’s gentle enough to use every day!

Best for: Oily, acne-prone skin

  1. Noughty The Booster Body Wash

Feeling a bit run down? Noughty’s got you covered.

Their Booster Body Wash is a cruelty-free body wash that will make you feel awake, alert, and energised. The caffeine-infused formula will help improve your dull, tired-looking skin while the grapeseed oil helps to cleanse and moisturise your body.

With 97% natural ingredients, this wash is free of silicone, sulphates, and petrochemicals as well as parabens and other nasties.

Best for: Dull, tired skin 

  1. Green People Scent Free Shower/Bath Gel

This shower gel is made with 85% certified organic ingredients and has natural foaming and cleansing properties. It’s also SLS-free, making it safe for people with sensitive skin or eczema.

The soothing Aloe Vera and Marshmallow calm and hydrate the skin while soothing Yucca helps to create natural bubbles that are gentle enough for all skin types.

Finally, there are no fragrances—so if you struggle with allergies or just don’t want anything extra in your shower gel, this one is right up your alley!

Added Bonus: The packaging is a recyclable sugar cane plastic tube that is carbon neutral, so you can feel good about how you’re cleaning up!

Best for: Dry, eczema-prone skin 

  1. Happy Naturals Moisturising Body Wash

You work hard, you play hard, and sometimes your skin just needs a little extra love. We get it. That’s why we have included Happy Naturals Moisturising Body Wash in our top 10 list, so you can start your day feeling refreshed, hydrated, and smelling FABULOUS.

We’re not kidding. This body wash is like a daily dose of positivity, it contains mood-boosting fragrances, and has such adorable packaging to make you smile and feel good, every single day.

It’s made with sustainably sourced coconut oil, creamy shea butter, and a host of other skin-nourishing ingredients that work together to give you the softest skin possible. 

Best for: Dry skin 

  1. Sanctuary Spa Shower Gel, Vegan Body Wash

Sanctuary Spa is a brand that is committed to creating products that are as natural and effective as possible. Their body washes are free from Parabens and SLS, so they won’t irritate your skin.

It has a long-lasting citrus fragrance and contains moisturising essential oils and jojoba beads to keep your skin feeling soft and supple, even after you’ve dried off.

The packaging is 100 percent recyclable, and the ingredients are 92 percent natural so you can feel good about using this product every day!

Best for: All skin types 

  1. Kind Natured Reset Sea Salt & Bergamot Body Wash 

Cleanse, reset, and detoxify your skin with Kind Natured Reset Sea Salt & Bergamot Body Wash. This luxurious blend of skin-softening ingredients is designed to wash away the stresses of your day, leaving you feeling refreshed and ready to face the world.

The scent is also a win here, the aroma of sea salt and bergamot can make you feel like you’re relaxing in a spa even when you’re at home in your bathroom.

Best for: Normal to dry skin


Nursem caring body wash is a soap-free, ultra-moisturising body wash that gently cleanses and conditions dry, sensitive skin prone to tightness and irritation. The soap-free formula massages into a rich lather for all-over nourishment.

It is naturally fragranced, dermatologically tested, and free from parabens, petrolatum, mineral oil, and silicone.

And if all that isn’t enough to get you to try it, for every bottle sold they give a month’s worth of free Nursem to a nurse or midwife.

Best for: Dry, sensitive skin 

  1. Sukin Botanical Body Wash

If you’re looking for a body wash that smells like a dream and won’t strip your skin of its natural oils, this might just be the product for you.

With a combination of rosehip, jojoba, and avocado oils to soften and lightly hydrate while chamomile and aloe vera soothe your skin, this soap-free botanical body wash gently cleanses the body without drying it out. 

And don’t worry if you have sensitive skin—you can rest assured that this product is 100% free from harsh chemicals like sulphates, alcohol, and parabens.

It suds up really well and the bottle is big enough to last for months – even if you use it every day.

All in all, Sukin soap-free botanical body wash is a great choice if you’re looking to switch up your routine without sacrificing quality or performance!

Best for: All skin types 

  1. Baylis & Harding Goodness Rose & Geranium Natural Body Wash

The name says it all, this body wash is goodness in a bottle

It’s made with 98 percent naturally derived ingredients and organic extracts that are kind to the skin and help to rebalance it. The extracts are also proven to unwind the mind and relax you after a long day. 

This is a must-have for anyone who wants to take care of their skin while also feeling good about what they’re using!

Best for: Uneven, Blemish-prone skin

We hope you enjoyed reading through our top cruelty-free and vegan body wash finds for 2022.

We know that it’s a lot to take in and there are so many options out there, but hopefully, this article helped you narrow down your search! 

It’s important to remember that just because a product is cruelty-free doesn’t mean it’s vegan. So check out the ingredients list before buying anything! And if you want to make sure your next purchase is 100% vegan, look for the certified vegan label.

Now get out there and try a new body wash (or two)!

Did we miss your favourite? Let us know in the comments!

Or you might enjoy our look at the ten best cruelty free moisturizers too 🙂

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