Cruelty Free in Dubai

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics in Dubai

I’ve recently been shocked to read how many big brands and companies still test cosmetic products on animals. After much research, here is a list of cruelty-free cosmetics available in Dubai, and the UAE. If you feel a company or brand has been forgotten and should be featured here, please contact me, or leave a comment and I’ll be happy to look into it. 

Alba Botanicapeta-logo-small

Alba Botanica has a vibrant line of products easily divided into 4 categories: face, hair, body & sun. All products are cruelty-certified and the brand also works closely with CARE to help empower and educate girls in developing countries.

Available at:  LIFE pharmacies throughout the UAE, Souq.com
Average Price Range: AED 30-150

Aloedermal

Aloedermal is an Italian skin and hair care brand offering products using natural Aloe Vera. According to their website, they guarantee 90-95% of each product is of natural origin, no mineral oils and other nasties such as parabens or phenoxyethanol.

Available at:  LIFE pharmacies throughout the UAE
Average Price Range: AED 50-200

Andaloupeta-logo-small

Andalou is a skin care company focusing on high-quality ingredients.  All vegan products are clearly marked and all products are 100% vegetarian and gluten-free. If you’re super picky about your ingredients, every single one of them is listed on the website to see which ones are organic, or from which plant they are derived from.

Available at:  LIFE pharmacies throughout the UAE, Souq.com
Average Price Range: AED 50-120

Avalon OrganicsLeaping-Bunny-logo-small

Avalon Organics® brand formulators relentlessly seek out plant-based organic ingredients from only trusted sources. Most of their products are vegan and cruelty-free, the only exception is their lip balms which contain beeswax.

Available at:  LIFE pharmacies throughout the UAE
Average Price Range: AED 50-200

Bare Minerals*peta-logo-small

Available at:  Sephora
Average Price Range: AED 150-250

Barry Mpeta-logo-small

Available at:  Boots
Average Price Range: AED 20-100

Ciatépeta-logo-small

Available at:  Sephora
Average Price Range: AED 100-200

Coola Suncarepeta-logo-small

Coola offers sun care products based on 70%+ of certified organic ingredients and cruelty-free!

Available at: Many 5* hotel spas such as The Heavenly Spa Mina Seyahi, The Palace Downtown, Atlantis, Madinat Jumeirah, The Address Boulevard, and more
Average Price Range: AED 150 – 250

Cover FXpeta-logo-small

Available at:  Sephora
Average Price Range: AED 150-250

Crystal Deodorantpeta-logo-small

Natural deodorants made of mineral salts and aluminium free!

Available at: Organic Food & Café, LIFE pharmacies
Average Price Range: AED 20-50

DermatologicaLeaping-Bunny-logo-small

Available at: Supercare pharmacies, Dermatologica store in The Dubai Mall
Average Price Range: AED 100-300

Desert Essencepeta-logo-small

100% of Desert Essence products are vegetarian. If you’re vegan, have a look at the ingredients, a few of them have beeswax or honey. All packaging is free of BPA and the brand is committed to sourcing all their ingredients responsibly.

Available at: Organic Food & Café
Average Price Range: AED 30-200

Dr Hauschka

Dr.Haushka sells natural skin care and makeup focusing on high-quality ingredients. Their ethos also includes responsible sourcing, no synthetics and no animal testing. Most of their products are also 100% Gluten-free.

Available at: Organic Food & Café
Average Price Range: AED 100-200

Essencepeta-logo-small

Available at: Hypermarkets like Carrefour and Lulu, and some convenience supermarkets.
Average Price Range: AED 15-80

Face AtelierLeaping-Bunny-logo-smallpeta-logo-small

FACE atelier offers a collection of sophisticated makeup and was designed to be the first consumer brand that was truly good enough for professional makeup artists.

Available at:  Beauty Box in Dubai Media City, Pro Makeup Boutique in Oasis Centre Mall
Average Price Range: AED 100-200

Giovannipeta-logo-small

Giovanni is a full range of professional natural hair products. Most products are vegan, and paraben, SLS, SLES, and phthalates free!

Available at:  LIFE pharmacies throughout the UAE, Souq.com
Average Price Range: AED 30-150

Illamasquapeta-logo-small

Available at:  Sephora, Illamasqua store in The Dubai Mall
Average Price Range: AED 150-450

JĀSÖNpeta-logo-small

Jason is a pretty cool brand I discovered recently. They have a range of skin care, sun cream, dental, and baby products. All products are vegetarian and leaping bunny certified. No nasties either, and some products include organic ingredients. Products are also very well priced for the quality, which is always a big plus!

Available at:  LIFE pharmacies throughout the UAE
Average Price Range: AED 30-150

Kat Von Dpeta-logo-small

Available at:  Sephora
Average Price Range: AED 150-450

Lushpeta-logo-small

If you thought that Lush only sold bath bombs, look again! This Fresh Handmade Cosmetics company offers a wide range of products from makeup, face care, soaps, body lotions, hair care, perfume and more! They have a fair quantity of Vegan products, however, they still use quite a few nasties in some products (SLS, parabens, etc…). Just double check the ingredients before you buy! I use their solid shampoo, but still exploring some alternatives at the moment!

Available at: LUSH store @ The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, City Walk, Deira City Center, Mirdif City Center and Ibn Batuta, Online
Average Price Range: AED 30-300

Marks & SpencerLeaping-Bunny-logo-small

M&S retail a wide range of own-brand cosmetic, personal care and household products, all of which are certified cruelty free by the BUAV and carry the Leaping Bunny mark.

Available at: Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Wafi Mall, Deira City Centre, Al Ghurair, Dubai Festival City, Mirdif City Centre, Ibn Battuta
Average Price Range: AED 20-100

Molton Brown*Leaping-Bunny-logo-small

Molton Brown uses rare ingredients from around the world to create luxury products. The range includes hand wash, hair care, skin care, scented candles, fragrances, and travel sets.

Available at: Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Mirdif City Centre
Average Price Range: AED 150-400

Montagne Jeunessepeta-logo-smallLeaping-Bunny-logo-small

Mosty known for their single-use colourful face masks, Montagne Jeunesse offers a range of vegetarian face and hair masks, lip balms, sparkling moisturisers and pampering sets.

Available at: Hypermarkets like Carrefour and Lulu, and some convenience supermarkets. Seen at Park & Shop and Al Maya. Lulu webstore
Average Price Range: AED 6-30

Nature’s Gatepeta-logo-small

100% vegan
Nature’s Gate offers a cohesive line of beauty products from hair to toes. Their products are all vegan and the brand is also strongly engaged in sustainability. All products are free of: parabens, sulphates, mineral oil, lanolin, petrolatum and phthalates and they have started removing GMO, gluten, soy & corn.

Available at: LIFE pharmacies throughout the UAE
Average Price Range: AED 50-200

Neal’s Yard RemediesLeaping-Bunny-logo-small

Neal’s Yard Remedies offers a wide selection of skin and hair care, aromatherapy, herbal supplement and more. Their products are 100% Vegetarian, certified cruelty-free, fair trade, and as much as possible organic. Products a pricey, but you get what you pay for after all! None of their products contain GMO, Parabens, silicones, synthetic fragrances, phthalates or mineral oils.

Available at:  Marina Mall, Meadows Town Center, The Dubai Mall, Wafi City
Average Price Range: AED 100-400

Tarte*peta-logo-small

Tarte has a wide range of makeup and skincare and is available throughout the UAE at Sephora. Alternatively, you can order products on their website, on which they offer free delivery for orders above AED294. Not all of their products are vegan, but if this is what you’re looking for you find all of them Tarte Vegan Products.

Available at: Sephora, Online
Average Price Range: AED 60-200

NYX*peta-logo-small

Available at: Beauty Bay Stores
Average Price Range: AED 80-180

The Body ShopLeaping-Bunny-logo-small

The Body Shop has a long history in fighting animal testing in cosmetics and offers 100% vegetarian products all certified cruelty-free. Understanding the increasing need for vegan products, they now clearly mark all vegan cosmetics on their bottle and container.

Available at: Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Marina Mall, Ibn Battuta, Mirdiff, Deira City Center
Average Price Range: AED 30 – 200

Too Faced*peta-logo-small

Two Faced is a fun and girly brand selling 100% cruelty-free makeup products. I personally LOVE their mascara “Better Than Sex” – which is actually renamed “Better Than Love” in this part of the world. 🙂

Available at: Sephora
Average Price Range: AED 100-200

Urban Decay*Leaping-Bunny-logo-smallpeta-logo-small

Urban Decay is an edgy makeup brand, primarily known for their cool range of eyeshadows! Check our their Urban Decay vegan makeup

Available at: Sephora
Average Price Range: AED 100-250

Wet & Wildpeta-logo-small

Wet & Wild is the best cruelty-free alternative I found to your usual drugstore and supermarket makeup products. Good on the wallet, it doesn’t boast natural ingredients, however, if you’re not too fussed on the sources of ingredients – Wet & Wild is a great alternative to Maybelline, L’Oreal, Revlon, or Cover Girl – who ALL test on animals!

Available at: Carrefour markets and supermarkets
Average Price Range: AED 20-80

*owned by a parent company that tests on animals. 

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics in Dubai

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics in Dubai