The 10 Best Cruelty free Cleansers of 2022 For Every Skin Type 

Looking for the best cruelty free cleanser for your skin type? We’re here to help.

We know it can be tough to find a cleanser that works for your skin type, and that’s why we’ve made this list.

Whether you’re trying to balance out your oily skin or keep your dry patches at bay, our list of the top 10 best cruelty-free cleansers will help you find the perfect product for your skin.

Check them out below and don’t forget to share them with your friends!

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser for Normal to Dry Skin: Sukin Cream Cleanser

Sukin Cream Cleanser is the best cruelty-free cleanser for normal to dry skin.

This gentle formula removes make-up and surface grime, leaving your face feeling clean and refreshed. It contains Rosehip, avocado, and wheat germ oil, to nourish the skin and leave it feeling soft and smooth.

There are no sulphates in this product either, which means that it won’t dry out your skin like other cleansers can do.

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser for Sensitive Skin: First Aid Beauty Pure Skin Face Cleanser

First Aid Beauty’s Pure Skin Face Cleanser is a vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, and nano-free face wash that is strong enough to remove makeup, dirt and oil without leaving your skin tight or dry.

It’s also dermatologically tested to be suitable for sensitive skin, so you can use it with confidence knowing it won’t irritate your skin or create inflammation.

The pH-balanced formula works to maintain the natural acidity of the skin, making it perfect for those who normally struggle with flare-ups from their skincare products. 

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser for Dry Skin: YES TO Avocado Fragrance-Free Daily Cream Cleanser

With this leaping bunny-certified company, it’s all about the avocado in their products—and we get why. Avocado is full of vitamins C & E to hydrate and nourish dry skin.

The brand’s whopping 98% natural ingredients make it super easy to avoid harsh chemicals that can harm your skin.

And that’s not all, this cleanser is formulated without parabens and sulphates and contains hyaluronic acid and glycerine to help skin look replenished and plump.

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser for Combination Skin: Facetheory Vitamin C Cream Cleanser C1

If you’ve got combination skin and have searched everywhere for a cleanser that will help balance it out, you can stop looking!

This cleanser by Facetheory is gentle enough for your dry, sensitive areas and tough enough for your oily areas. It contains active ingredients like avocado, sweet almond oil, and vitamin C to neutralise free radicals and shield against future environmental damage.

But wait, it gets better! This cleanser is also free of parabens, silicones, PEGs, SLS, SLES and mineral oils.

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser for Oily Skin: Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil Reducing Cleanser

If you’ve got oily skin, you know how hard it can be to find a cleanser that doesn’t leave your face feeling stripped and dehydrated. Luckily, we found one that not only works on oily skin but is cruelty-free: Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil-Reducing Cleanser!

What makes this cleanser so effective? The key ingredient is Aloe Vera—it works to soothe and keep skin hydrated while also helping fight breakouts & blackheads!

It’s Paula’s choice for oily skin and ours too! 

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser for Acne: Dr Organic, Organic Skin Clear Face Wash

Finding beauty products that actually do what they say they will, are few and far between.

But Dr Organic Clear Face Wash actually lives up to its promise and regular use will actually leave your skin smoother, clearer, calmer and less oily!

It’s made using a powerful blend of spot-fighting ingredients like tea tree oil, orange and grapefruit extracts. It’s also infused with willow bark to reduce redness, and rich in salicylic acid which assists in the exfoliation of dead skin cells.

As an added bonus it’s also eco-friendly and made with mostly organic ingredients! 

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser For Dull, Tired looking Skin: Glycolic Egg Facial Cleansing Soap by Procoal 

This cruelty-free cleanser is all the rave at the moment, and for good reason, its innovative design and formula works miracles for dull, tired-looking skin.

Customers are singing its praises and so are we. They’re a sustainable company actively doing their part for the planet!

Glycolic Egg fits perfectly in the palm of your hand and lathers beautifully without using harsh lathering agents such as SLS or SLES.

It targets congested pores, dead skin cells, and uneven texture without drying out the skin and uses 2% AHA (glycolic acid) to brighten, rejuvenate and give a glowing complexion perfect dull skin.

AHA also helps reduce lines and wrinkles, improve skin’s firmness and improve visible signs of sun damage.

It’s formulated with a hydrating blend of Organic Aloe Vera, Olive oil and Glycerin that helps protect the skin’s natural moisture balance so there’s no dry feeling after use either.

As if that wasn’t enough, it also contains red clay – a wonderful natural ingredient that helps detoxify skin by targeting dirt and debris and other pore-clogging aggressors.

This cleanser is definitely worth trying out!

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser for Mature Skin: Super Facialist Rosehip Hydrate Cleanser

When you get older your skin starts to lose its natural ability to retain moisture and needs a little extra help with hydration.

That’s where this cleanser comes in!

Made with hydrating Rosehip, Marshmallow, and Allantoin, it rejuvenates the skin while hydrating and quenching any dry spots.

The formula also contains Shea and Cocoa Butter that work alongside Pro Vitamin B5 to break down makeup, dirt, and impurities, cleansing and reviving skin.

It also provides a plumping effect that will knock years off your face!

Best Cruelty-free Cleanser for Dark Spots: Poppy Austin Vitamin C Cleanser 

This Vitamin C cleanser is hand-picked and made fresh to order and ethically produced on fair trade terms by a small family team.

We predict that once people figure out how good this cleanser is, the Poppy Austin brand will grow fast!

Formulated by award-winning dermatologists, this anti-aging foaming facial cleanser helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, lighten dark spots and hyperpigmentation and reduce inflammation, all while leaving your face feeling soft and healthy.

OVERALL WINNER: Best Cruelty-free Cleanser: Lulu and Boo Nettle and Lemon Tea tree Cleansing Gel 

We think you’re going to fall in love with Lulu and Boo.

They’re a relatively new company and we’d love to see them grow. Their products are made in the UK using only natural and organic ingredients and cruelty-free suppliers.

Their award-winning cleanser is formulated with cleansing nettle and the healing properties of propolis and yarrow. It’s especially beneficial for oily, spot-prone skin.

Not only are all their products sustainable, but they’re also free from all the stuff that skin doesn’t need: Petroleum, Parabens, SLS/SLES, Silicone ETDA, PEGs, Artificial Fragrance, and Artificial Colours.

With such gorgeous packaging, any of their products would make an excellent gift!

We hope this list of the best cruelty-free cleansers has been helpful!

If we missed a good one, let us know in the comments below!

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