Ultilizing the gifts that nature has to offer, these lovely moisturizers will nourish and rejuvenate your skin and best of all, they’re cruelty free. From oils to lotions to butters, you’re sure to discover the secret to beautifully moisturized skin below.
#1 Vitabrid C¹² Eye & Face Cream
Vitabrid C¹²’s Eye and Face Cream features a powerful concentration of the brand’s proprietary Vitabrid and Peptibrid for intensive delivery of active ingredients including vitamin C and wrinkle-fighting peptides. Designed for the entire face and eye area, this rich, velvety cream replaces lost moisture, brightens, firms, and increases collagen volume.
#2 Nxn Balance Beam Oil Control Moisturizer
Infused with 90 mg of CBD, the NxN Balance Beam moisturizer reduces the appearance of redness and puffiness. Made with patent-pending CiBiDinol, a water-soluble CBD extractio nthat enhances delivery of the CBD, this oil controling moisturizer balances hydration while softening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Cruelty free and made with natural ingredients, NxN Balance Beam locks in nutrients and minimizes signs of aging.
#3 A Girl’S Gotta Spa! Energizing Citrus Body Lotion
This soothing body lotion from A Girl’s Gotta Spa! nourishes skin leaving it incredibly soft to the touch. Non-greasy and quickly absorbing, this ultra-lightweight whipped cream textured lotion delivers the ultimate in moisturizing ingredients deep into the skin. This lotion is vegan and cruelty free.
#4 Plaine Products Face Moisturizer
All of Plaine Products’ stuff is cruelty-free/Leaping Bunny certified.
#5 Blue Lagoon Iceland Rejuvenating Cream
Contains patented Blue Lagoon Algae, this rich Rejuvenating Cream confers an ageless glow upon your skin and minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, Dermatologically tested, cruelty
#6 Gabriel Cosmetics Seaweed Nourishing Moisturizer
A protective, all-purpose moisturizer with the nourishing benefits of seaweed and Aloe Vera.
#7 Golden Door Skincare Yuzu Moisturizer
Golden Door gives 100% of its net profits to help end child abuse and transform young lives.
- FREE OF Sulfates, Pthalates, Parabens, Animal Testing. Apply to skin as needed at any time of day.
- YUZU EXTRACT – This uplifting, Japanese citrus improves clarity yet calms the body and spirit.
- ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND – A blend of Ylang-Ylang, Cedar, Lavender relax the mind and stimulate blood circulation.
- SHEA BUTTER – A naturally rich emollient that soothes skin while helping to preserve skin’s moisture balance.
#8 Renew Multi-Perfection Moisturizer
Powered by a trio of calming plant extracts, antioxidants and ultra-hydrating algae complex, Renew keeps your skin calm and dewy both day and night. Lightweight, yet deeply moisturizing, this gentle moisturizer instantly goes to work soothing redness, sensitivity and signs of aging for up to week after application.
This dermatologist-tested moisturizer is a game changer because, unlike similar products, it has less than one percent emulsifier—meaning the moisture boost won’t be dissolved and helps keep your skin’s natural barrier intact
#9 Herla Beauty – Damask Rose Line Exfoliating Mask
Nourishing all-day cream delivers short-term benefits while working on long-term results. It prevents premature aging, leaving your skin hydrated and radiant. Damask rose oil, rosehip oil and black rose improve your skin’s elasticity, smooth out wrinkles and provide a daily dose of natural vitamins E and A (retinoic acid) to soften your skin and even out its tone.
Argan, pumpkin seed, raspberry seed and abyssinian oils improve your skin’s hydro lipid barrier and maintain its mineral balance, keeping your skin protected throughout the day. The addition of Spanish lavender extract instantly improves your skin’s moisture level and relaxes wrinkles. Extracts from ginkgo biloba, grapes, rooibos plant and milk thistle minimize oxidative stress. Hyaluronic acid ensures proper level of moisturization. High absorbency makes it perfect as a primer.
#10 Basq Mega Moisture Free Cream
Fragrance Free Illipe Butter Complex brings rich texture and dense nutrition that literally transforms parched, sensitive skin. Triple rich blend of Illipe, Shea and Jojoba butters replenishes dry, stressed skin. Intense relief you’ll love in a Fragrance Free formula
#11 Bel Essence Intensive Anti Wrinkle Cream & Neck Cream
Bel Essence combines plant oils, all researched for their nutritional properties and combined to deliver the best nutrition to skin and hair, and give our bodies topical nutrition. The products are built from these oils, not a base of filler ingredients with oils sprinkled in. This is why the products enjoy 4+ star reviews – they are natural and organic, cruelty free certified, made in the US, paraben and sulfate free, and very effective in repairing and rejuvenating skin.
#12 High Beauty High Five Cannabis Seed Facial Moisturizer
This revolutionary moisturizer contains 20 percent cannabis sativa seed oil (from hemp) and is balanced with hydrating flavonoids: red grape, broccoli, and black cumin. It helps calm and soothe skin, acts as a balancing adaptogen, and protects hydrated, healthy skin. It is free of psychoactive properties, vegan and cruelty-free.
#13 Lumi Basics Everyday Facial Oil
Carefully handcrafted with only the necessary ingredients that your skin needs and nothing more.
This Ultra hydrating, lightweight formula will be your new go-to facial oil.
Suitable for all skin types, this everyday oil quickly absorbs into skin leaving you moisturized and smooth while reducing free radical damage and inflammation.
#14 Pai Skincare’S Chamomile + Rosehip Calming Day Cream
It’s suitable for eczema prone skin, the ultra clean minimizes the risk of irritation. It also calms the appearance of redness and helps repair and regenerate damaged skin. Pai Skincare is a luxury vegan brand based in London.. They have many leading certifications and are truly dedicated to creating clean skincare that works.
#15 Glowbiotics Md Probiotic Firming + Replenishing Lotion
Glowbiotics MD Probiotic Firming + Replenishing Lotion is the perfect combination of age fighting and skin hydration. Ingredients include peptides that stimulate the retinol that’s already in your skin and that mimic your body’s own collagen to stimulate production. Hyaluronic acid helps with moisturizing makes this moisturizer great for those fighting with hormonal acne.
#16 Watermelon Illuminator Overnight Serum
While is has serum in the name this product is in fact an overnight sleeping mask/moisturizer. This deeply hydrating formula leaves skin with a moisturized, luminous complexion. With the power of super fruit ingredients like watermelon and apple extract combined with high quality sodium hyaluronate and niacinamide, the serum goes to work overnight to deeply nourish skin for a bright, dewy complexion. The product is Dermatologist Tested, Paraben-Free, Sulfate-Free, and NEVER tested on animals.
#17 Hydro Potion – Hyaluronic Acid Face Cream
Hydro Potion is lightweight hydrating face cream with hyaluronic acid, squalane (from olives), jojoba oil and apricot kernel oil. The reason we are suggesting this moisturizer is because besides being cruelty free, it only contains 10 ingredients. It’s fragrance free, dye free, and paraben free.
#18 Fré Skincare Protect Me Daily Facial Moisturizer With Spf 30
Shields your skin from the harmful effects of environmental conditions such as sun and pollution. This ultra-light formula hydrates skin and is water and sweat resistant up for up to 80 minutes. It is 100% Vegan, Cruelty Free and PETA-Certified.
#19 -Ism Skin Youthful Exuberance
Youthful Exuberance -ism SKIN’s Youthful Exuberance is an intensive moisture serum that contains two high-efficiency hydrators: plant-derived, “oil-less oil” squalane and highly penetrating hyaluronic acid. This cushiony serum rejuvenates dry skin by promoting elasticity, supporting the skin matrix and mimicking the effects of the skin’s natural sebum.
With a line of cruelty and paraben-free concentrated treatment serums, -ism SKIN simplifies your skin care routine, while delivering the results you want. Containing the most studied and proven ingredients from both science and nature, the serums are suitable for all skin types and are formulated to bring forth healthy, beautiful, glowing skin.
#20 Bevara Skin Daily Moisturizer
Bevara Skin Daily Moisturizer is developed with a blend of botanical remedies and multi-purpose ingredients to promote skin longevity and elasticity. Formulated with Hibiscus Extract, which blocks protein break down in the connective tissue to promote skin elasticity, White Tea Extract which is rich with anti-oxidants and Broad Spectrum CBD which is packed with anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties while Organic Aloe Leaf Base with Coconut Oil and Snow Algae protect, rejuvenate and hydrate the skin.
Rich in Vitamins A, B, C and E, these beneficial properties stimulate collagen production for brighter skin. All Bevara Skin products are Sulfate Free, Paraben Free, Phthalate Free, Vegan and Cruelty Free.
#21 Farmaesthetics Nourishing Lavendar Milk
Farmaesthetics Nourishing Lavendar Milk, voted Favorite Organic Product by Harper’s Bazaar beauty editors, is 100% natural, contain certified organic ingredients as indicated, are hypo-allergenic, non-irritating & dermatological tested, with a certified shelf-life of 2 years from the date of opening – and of course, no animal testing. A herbal combination that feeds the skin, moisturizing and conditioning the face, body (and baby!)
#22 Mad Hippie Face Cream
Mad Hippie Face Cream is a vegan and cruelty-free moisturizer that was awarded Best Facial Moisturizer in Natural Solutions Magazine’s Beauty with a Conscience Awards.
#23 C’Est Moi Gentle Moisture Lotion
C’Est Moi Gentle Moisture Lotion is a fragrance-free lotion delivering hydration that’s soothing for even the most delicate skin types. Packed with nourishing ingredients including organic Sweet Almond Oil and Shea Butter, plus organic extracts of Calendula, Strawberry, apple and Kiwi, it helps promote a complexion that’s balanced, hydrated and calm.
Use daily, both morning and evening after cleansing. Gently massage evenly onto face, neck and chest. All C’Est Moi products are Vegan,Cruelty Free, Hypo-Allergenic, Dermatologist Tested, made with natural & organic ingredients and do not contain any Synthetic Fragrances, Parabens, Phthalates, Sulfates, Mineral Oil, Silicone or Dyes.
#24 Aya Natural Facial Moisturizing Cream
Aya Natural’s non-comedogenic moisturizer that doubles as an anti-wrinkle cream uses ingredients like olive oil, jojoba oil, and sweet almond oil to nourish your skin from the inside out. Handcrafted with 100% vegan, natural ingredients this cruelty-free moisturizing cream leaves skin feeling velvety soft without the greasy residue.
#25 True Skin Daily Facial Moisturizer
Its affordable, organic, its vegan and cruelty free. This anti aging moisturizer has been proven to hydrate skin, reduce pores and to give the skin a nice smooth appearance..Additionally, it is loaded with vitamin c to help with skin tone. A truly must have in your beauty collection.
#26 Travertine Facial Moisturizer
The Facial Moisturizer with Aloe and Sea Minerals combines the soothing and cooling properties of organic aloe vera with vitamin-rich trace minerals from the sea. Ultra-moisturizing jojoba oil aids in sebum regulation and acne prevention, while the anti-aging effects of plant-based hyaluronic acid stimulates collagen and help fill in wrinkles. Leaves you with a healthy-looking glow to keep you looking your best. Men Love it for the hydration. Women love it for the matte finish.
#27 Moisturizing Organic Baby Lotion
MADE OF Organic Baby Lotion is made to be the only organic baby lotion you need to maintain moisture levels in baby’s soft skin. After bath or for a nightly massage ritual, it is non-greasy, absorbs fast and is made from soothing aloe vera and organic oats. All natural argan and avocado oil provide that lipid barrier of protection to prevent chafing and irritation in baby’s sensitive skin. Made without sulfates, synthetic fragrance, phthalates and parabens. Feel confident in the goodness of moisture protection for your baby.
#28 Countertime Antioxidant Soft Cream
Countertime Antioxidant Soft Cream – part of the newly launched anti-aging Countertime line from Beautycounter, this daytime moisturizer leaves your skin soft and supple with a super healthy glow.
#29 Countertime Tetrapeptide Supreme Cream
Countertime Tetrapeptide Supreme Cream – also part of the anti-aging Countertime line from Beautycounter, this nighttime moisturizer is deeply hydrating. Leaves you waking up fresh-faced and ready to seize the day!
#30 Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion
Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion – lightweight lotion that adjusts to what your skin needs throughout the day with Beautycounter’s Breakthrough Bio-Mimic Technology. The entire Countermatch line is my favorite because it keeps your skin so hydrated without weighing it down.
#31 Beautycounter Countermatch Recovery Sleeping Cream
Beautycounter Countermatch Recovery Sleeping Cream – made with hyaluronic acid, plum oil, and tara gum that hydrates your skin overnight using the Beautycounter Breakthrough Bio-Mimic Technology. Very rich and luxurious.
#32 The Better Skin Co.| Amaze Balm Body/Face Moisturizer
The Better Skin Co. Amaze Balm not only nourishes and ultra hydrates your skin but it helps to reduce puffiness and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Scented with a hint of Grapefruit and packed with ingredients to smooth and brighten your skin such as Coconut Oil, Avocado Oil, Sunflower Oil, Evening Primrose and Sea Buckthorn.
Shea Butter, Lanolin and Beeswax assist in creating this ultra rich creamy formula that also works as an excellent sleep mask. All Better Skin Co. products are clean formulas that are Vegan, Cruelty Free, Paraben Free, Gluten Free and made in the USA.
#33 Block Island Organics Revitalizing Night Cream
Packed with antioxidants like vitamin C and E, our organic nigh cream helps nourish and replenish skin leaving it looking fuller and hydrated. It’s free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, gluten, dyes and artificial fragrances.
Plus vitamin C has been shown to be an effective anti-aging ingredient while vitamin E protects against the effects of sun exposure after sundown. It’s also lightweight and non-greasy yet richly moisturizing and features gentle botanicals such as cocoa butter, calendula, rosehip, avocado, aloe vera, jojoba, blueberry and more. We don’t do any animal testing, it’s a vegan formula, and it’s highly rated by The Environmental Working Group – a.k.a. The EWG.
The recommendations of products and books within this article where sourced from industry experts. Their names and websites are listed below.
Jessica McCafferty Brennan from Janice McCafferty PR
Devynne Honsa from BLND PR
Shannon Smyth from A Girl’s Gotta Spa!®
Megan Carriker from Plaine Products
Colleen Mathis from AbsoluterRelations
Marisa Honig from Vanity Planet
Marisa Honig from HERLA beauty
Marisa Honig from basq NYC
Chris Williams from Bel Essence
Alan Diamond from high Beauty
Rachel Harris from Lumi Basics
Elizabeth Bliss from Pai Sincare
Jessica Shurtz from Glowbiotics
Amanda Keller from NIP + FAB
Katie Nelson from Catherine Jinn
Emma Gillam from RED PR
Anna Kelly from -ism SKIN
Deborah Kerner from Diane Terman PR
Daniela DiLeo from The Woods & Co
Deborah Kerner from Charmed PR
Adina Mahalli from Maple Holistics
Stefanie Almond from Hope & Love Radio
Terry Carter from TravertineSpa
Alex Ward from MADE OF
Jessica Stoeckeler from Beauty Counter
Deborah Kerner from Charmed PR
Will von Bernuth from Block Island Organics