Top 5 Cruelty-Free Cosmetics To Get The Golden Glow.


Let’s face it, pretty much all of us look better with a gorgeous healthy glow but who wants to bake their faces in the sun, cause premature ageing, and have leathery skin! Plus, who has time to keep a real tan up.

We’re all about faking it for that year round bronzed beach bunny look that makes people wonder if we just got back from vacation but doesn’t require hours of laying out or a trip to the spray tan salon.

We love these cruelty-free makeup and skincare items that with give you an instant golden glow. This is a list of our favorites; designed to illuminate, bronze, and enhance for that enviable ‘just got back from St. Barths’ look.

The IT List:

  1. Limited Edition Glow Oils: Copacobana & Ipanema Sunset By Sol De Janeiro $35

Vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free and free of animal byproducts.

These lightweight, dry, non-sticky, hydrating oils are all about enhancing what you’ve got. With just the right amount of shimmer to accentuate and highlight your favorite features, giving you the perfect Brazilian glow and infused with a delectable fragrance to make you look, feel and smell like a Brazilian goddess.

Copacabana Bronze: warm and illuminates your skin with a subtle bronze tint and golden shimmer. Infused with Sol De Janeiro’s signature Cheirosa ‘62 Bum Bum Cream fragrance, think mouth-watering pistachio and salted caramel.

Ipanema Sunset: a translucent champagne shimmer that creates a romantic radiance; the tropical Cheirosa ‘77 fragrance, will smells like vacation in a bottle (pomelo, wild fig and Brazilian gardenia).

   2. Charlotte Tilsbury Film Star Bronze & Glow Contour Palette $68

Vegan-friendly, gluten-free, paraben-free, sulfate-free, and not tested on animals.

My first Charlotte Tilsbury Addiction was her Rock ‘N’ Kohl ‘Eye Cheat’ which creates the optical illusion of wider, fuller and more awake eyes.

Her Filmstar Bronze & Glow contour palette is a multi-tasker that not only bronzes to mimic sun-kissed skin but helps you slim, sculpt, shorten, and highlight your features for fabulous bronzed goddess, red carpet worthy look.

3. Dawes Custom Cosmetics Bora Bora Lip Gloss $27

Organic, Vegan & cruelty-free. A luxurious blend of all-natural ingredients, with vitamins and oils that offer lip enhancing properties which leave your lips looking and feeling healthier. It's waterproof and made to condition and restore your lips, along with SPF; making it your perfect vacation companion.

The high-shine, earthy, natural mid-tone, pinkish-brown with Lime ‘N’ Da Coconut Flavor and fresh Peach Sorbet fragrance smells and tastes like tropical paradise. Making for a lip gloss that completely embodies the French Polynesian Island feel.

It'll have you addicted and kissable, even after a long-day in the sun and salt water.

4BAE Beach Coconut Vegan Perfume $29.95

This Australian brand creates 100% cruelty free, vegan, elegant perfumes with all-natural aromatherapy.

The Beach Coconut perfume is tropical freshness in a bottle; with a tropical coconut that transports you to a free-spirited Island Paradise! An exotic mix of coconut, jasmine, sea spray and mandarin; so good you’ll want to eat it!

5. Dawes Custom Cosmetics Ready-To-Wear Eyeshadow

Cruelty-free, all-natural ingredients. When you think gorgeously sun-kissed, you think bronzed, golden, and shimmery. This eyeshadow is all of the above. For a metallic look apply without blending, for a more sheer look, use less & blend in. This long-lasting eyeshadow is long-lasting and water-resistant which makes it perfect for long-flights, on vacation, nights out, or for everyday.

This list of our favorite Cruelty-Free Cosmetics will have you glowing like a Golden Goddess head to toe and smelling fabulous too, all while keeping our animals safe from harm. Join the cruelty-free revolution, shop conscientiously. For more information on Dawes Custom Cosmetics ingredients and core values read all about the Dawes Custom Cosmetics Difference.