My Top 10 FAVORITE VEGAN Makeup Products

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These are truly my personal favorites that I use almost daily. I’ve worked hard over the years to curate a specific collection of brands at Two Beauties Skin + Makeup (the business I own) that I actually use and stand behind. I recommend these as a licensed esthetician with a vested interest in your skin health, as an experienced makeup artist that understands ease of application and wearability should be a given, and as a vegan who loves seeing the cosmetic industry step up to help our world become a kinder place!

1) GloSkinBeauty Moisturizing Tint SPF 30 / $48 (My Shade: Light)

This is my go-to product for a luminous, even tone. Moisturizing tint is excellent on its own (best way to even skin tone with a formula sheer enough to not be disturbed by a mask) or used as an oil-free primer for a more full coverage foundation.
Plus, it has SPF that is comfortable to wear!

2) UOMA Stay Woke Concealer / $25 (My Shade: Fair Lady T2)

Stay Woke is a concealer that’s full coverage, won’t crease up, and that is easy to blend out to any level you desire. I wear this under everything from my tinted SPF to a full coverage foundation. It also comes with an easy to apply applicator and is available in a great shade range. **Best applied with UOMA Big Head Dual Density Sponge**

3) GloSkinBeauty Satin Cream Foundation / $52 (My Shade: Natural Fair)

This foundation is unparalleled as far as ingredient standards, coverage, and camera-quality formula. I’ve been using this foundation in my professional kit for over a decade and nothing holds up better while still looking like skin. This is also my go-to for nights out or work events when I want a full coverage, flawless look. I can’t wait until we can dress up and go out again! **Best applied with UOMA Big Head Dual Density Sponge or GloSkinBeauty or SIGMA Flat Top Kabuki Brush.**

4) SIGMA Beauty Sculpt Highlight & Contour Palette / $49

I use this palette every single day I wear makeup. If I want a slight touch of bronze and a light highlight on those no-makeup, makeup days, or a camera-ready sculpted look, this palette has everything I need in one convenient product. I will also wear these shades as eyeshadows.

5) GloSkinBeauty Blush $32 (My favorite shade is Papaya.)

This blush blends out flawlessly, and each shade can be worn sheer, or fully vibrant. It also does not wear off throughout the day.

6) UOMA Drama Bomb Extreme Volume Mascara / $19.50

Finding a vegan mascara that also gives your lashes some serious volume and length is tough. This mascara has answered all my prayers, and is water resistant, NOT water proof, making it easier to remove without worrying about smudging throughout the day. **Best Practice: Use over GloSkinBeauty Lash Thickener & Conditioner for even more volume and lashes that won’t budge.**

7) GloSkinBeauty Brow Collection / $50 (My Shade: Brown)

This little kit comes with everything you need to give your brows that beautifully sculpted look… almost. You get two brow powders, a setting wax, an under brow highlight, and all your tools! It’s an excellent value and I love that I can just throw this pouch in my makeup bag so my brow kit is easy to find. However, I do think that it’s missing a brow gel… so I’ve included my favorite one below!

8) UOMA Brow Fro Blow Out Gel / $22 (My Shade: 005)

This brow gel is highly pigmented and sets hairs in place all day. I use this sparingly, in conjunction with my brow kit (or on its own if I’m in a hurry!) for the perfect brows.

9) SIGMA Lip Care Trio *COMING SOON* / $39

I literally got this kit three days ago and I’m OBSESSED!! I will bring it to Two Beauties very soon. It’s the perfect lip set for current mask-wearing times where lipstick and liquid lips can be difficult to wear. It comes with an ulta-hydrating lip mask, balm (one shade), and topper gloss (also one shade) with hyaluronic acid, vitamin E, and jojoba oil. This way we can focus on keeping our natural lips looking and feeling fabulous.

10) COOLA Makeup Setting Spray Organic SPF 30 / $36

Okay… here’s the thing. I think we’ve all looked at our sunscreen tube in confusion as we mull over how to reapply every 80 minutes with a full face of makeup on. Or at least I have! I want to protect my skin and keep my makeup in tact all day. That shouldn’t be too much to ask! And then I found this product. I can now reapply my sunscreen throughout the day using an easy, refreshing SPF 30 makeup setting spray. Specifically formulated to dry down matte, it won’t make you feel dry but will also not disturb your makeup. I use it every day. Full face, or almost bare, it works amazingly! This is a can’t live without, especially once we’re all poolside again!

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Glo Skin Beauty Moisturizing Tint SPF 30 $44

1) Glo Skin Beauty Moisturizing Tint SPF 30. This product is my go-to every single day whether I’m wearing full coverage makeup or not. It adds a sheer hint of color and moisture on days I’m not wearing any foundation, and provides an oil-free base that will help face makeup apply flawlessly and last when I am going for a more full-coverage look. Wearing SPF is a must, and this formula feels and smells amazing. If I were stranded on a desert island, THIS is the one product I’d take with me.

Use: Personal & Pro Kit

Shade I use: Light

Available: At Two Beauties, and at https://www.gloskinbeauty.com/moisturizing-tint-spf-30

Glo Skin Beauty Under Eye Concealer $32

2) Glo Skin Beauty Under Eye Concealer. This concealer offers a dual pot- one peach shade to color correct and one more neutral shade to blend and brighten. I apply this under my foundation using the Glo Dual Camouflage brush for full-coverage color correcting and concealing all over the face (not just under eyes). It can also be applied lightly for more sheer coverage on days I do not wear foundation. This product is easily blend-able, does not badly crease when blended and set, and can be used as an eyelid primer in a pinch.

Use: Personal & Pro Kit

Shade I use: Beige

Available: At Two Beauties, and at https://www.gloskinbeauty.com/under-eye-concealer#pdp-description

Glo Skin Beauty Satin Cream Foundation $50

3) Glo Skin Beauty Satin Cream Foundation: 1.4oz. I have been wearing this foundation for over a decade. This formula is full-coverage, has a satin semi-matte finish, and color corrects amazingly. I use a damp beauty blender to achieve an air brushed look, or the Glo Flat Top Kabuki brush if I need more coverage. All Glo foundations are talc-free, non-comedogenic, and contain green tea, and vitamins A, C, and E. The shade range is moderate, but from my experience fairly inclusive.

Use: Personal & Pro Kit *Great for Photography

Shade I use: Natural Fair

Available: At Two Beauties, and at https://www.gloskinbeauty.com/satin-cream-foundation#pdp-description

Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder $39

4) Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder: 1oz. On days that I would like a full-coverage look I use this powder to set my foundation. It lasts all day and night, creating a more matte, but crease-free finish that photographs well. I apply it using a beauty blender, and then buff it out with the Glo Skin Beauty Pro Kabuki Brush for an airbrushed look.

Use: Personal & Pro Kit *Great for Photography

Shade I use: Translucent

Available: https://www.lauramercier.com/translucent-loose-setting-powder-prod12321001.html?cgid=cat310002&dwvar_prod12321001_color=Translucent

Glo Skin Beauty Brow Powder Duo $28

5) Glo Skin Beauty Brow Powder Duo. This brow powder is the most pigmented and long-lasting I’ve found. Etching brows out with this formula is effortless with the Glo Dual Brow Brush. I typically will fill my brows in with the lighter shade toward the center, and the darker shade toward the tail, then set with either the Glo Brow Gel in clear or the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Gel in auburn.

Use: Personal & Pro Kit

Shade I use: Brown

Available: At Two Beauties, and at https://www.gloskinbeauty.com/brow-powder-duo#pdp-description

Too Faced Natural Eyes Palette $38

Too Faced Natural Face Palette $44

6) Too Faced Natural Collection. I know this is cheating, but this entire collection is now “holy grail” for me, so I picked out my two favorites to include here. These palettes come in beautiful hard-shell packaging with high quality mirrors. They are compact and easy to travel with- these are the two (and only) palettes I brought with me to do my wedding makeup and all my honeymoon looks. I love that you can create so many eye looks with a simple set of neutrals, some satin and some matte. And the face palette is my absolute favorite since it contains two highlights, a beautiful bronze/contour shade, and three blushes. The rest of the collection is also beautiful, and the pigment and blend-ability is highest-quality.

Use: Personal

Available: At https://www.toofaced.com/shop/face/face-palettes/natural-face-palette/70239.html?cgid=face-palettes#q=Natural%2B&start=1

https://www.toofaced.com/shop/eyes/eye-shadow-palettes/natural-eyes-palette/41040.html?cgid=eye-shadow-palettes#q=Natural%2B&start=1

Urban Decay Razor Sharp Water-Resistant Long-wear Liquid Eyeliner $22

7) Urban Decay Razor Sharp Water-Resistant Longwear Liquid Eyeliner. This liquid eyeliner is the only one I’ve found with a traditional, precision brush tip that is deep black, dries down matte, and does not budge. It comes in a variety of colors, but I only use it in black for days when I do cat-eye liner. Unfortunately, it is currently on sale and the black is hard to find so I’m hoping they’re reformulating or repackaging and not discontinuing!

Use: Personal

Available: At https://www.urbandecay.com/razor-sharp-water-resistant-longwear-liquid-eyeliner-by-urban-decay/ud776.html

Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick $18

8) Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick. This formulation is highly pigmented, and for me, lasts almost all day with no need to reapply. I love that there is a huge shade range with a large portion of nudes which are my go-to shades.

Use: Personal

Shades I love: Can’t Relate, Mannequin, Christmas Cookie

Available: At https://jeffreestarcosmetics.com/collections/velour-liquid-lipstick

Glo Skin Beauty Precision Lip Pencil $18

9) Glo Skin Beauty Precision Lip Pencil. These are just your standard lip pencils, but the formula is incredibly creamy and long-wearing. The shade range is minimal, but there is a tone for every look you’re creating.

Use: Personal & Pro Kit

Shades I love: Soulmate, Natural, Moxie

Available: At Two Beauties and https://www.gloskinbeauty.com/precision-lip-pencil

Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water $32

10) Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water: 3.9oz. This is my personal favorite setting spray. I prefer a full-coverage, but very dewey look and this spray gives me that finish I’m looking for and pairs wonderfully with my Glo foundations.

Use: Personal

Available: At https://m.smashbox.com/product/6038/34189/face/primers/photo-finish-primer-water/set-refresh-spray

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