Vegan Make-Up Artist Charada Spills on Her Favourite Aussie Lipsticks

Love lipstick but don’t want to hurt a bunny, bee, or beetle to get your perfect pout?

Check out these cruelty-free Australian brands, chosen by professional vegan make-up artist Charada. These luscious lipsticks will make you quickly forget your old not-so-cruelty-free favourites.

Shanghai Suzy

Shanghai Suzy lipsticks come in seasonal shades and retail for only $14.95, so you can always be on trend. Also, they smell like bubblegum! #YesPlease

Summer perfection 🍉 a sneaky peak of our ‘Cocktails at Sunset’ 🍸☀️💄 SS16/17 range launching next month. Inspired by the colours of a Summer sunset – pink, peach and orange. So excited!!! #vegan #madeinaus 💋🍓💄

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Hello Miss Claire!!! The perfect orange-red in our whipped matte formula coming next month 💋 such a winning colour I had to name it after my sister! #love #vegan #crueltyfree @claire.wheaton 😍

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Inika is a mineral make-up brand that prides itself on using only body-safe ingredients. Its vegan lipsticks are certified organic and retail for $39.

Vegan Lipsticks, 100% natural perfection. (Shades L>R: Captivating, Before Sunset, Naked Kiss, Cherry Blossom, Flushed, Orchid Fields, Auburn Ambition, After Dark)  #INIKA #healthyisbeautiful #vegan #rawvegan #raw #veganshare #vegansofig #healthymakeup #makeup #toxinfree #chemicalfree #crueltyfree #ccf #natural #certifiedorganic #organic #organicsmakeup #ethicalbrands #makeupshare #makeupobsessed #makeuplove #veganlove #plantedbased #💄 📷 @shizonaturalcosmetics

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Achieve this beautiful bold lip with #INIKA Certified Organic Vegan Lipstick in ‘Dark Cherry’ ❤️ Our world 1st range of award winning lipsticks are cruelty free & sure to leave you with a smile. Why? Because #Healthyisbeautiful #veganlove #ethicalbrands #rawsome #makeuplove #vegansofig #naturalbeauty #organiclove #ecochic

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Adorn Cosmetics

Adorn Cosmetics is well known in the Australian vegan community for its vegan make-up and skincare, and its new Style Icon range of long-wearing organic lipsticks has been a hit. These babies retail for $35.

Channel timeless elegance with our Style Icon Organic Lipsticks.💄Infused with Coconut Oil, Cocoa Butter and Vanilla that will protect your lips from dryness, for a soft and luscious finish that feels as beautiful as it looks. #adorncosmetics #adornthyself

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😍😍 @theglitterdragonin wearing our Deep Red Classic Lipstick and Coco Classic Gloss over the top! #adorncosmetics #adornthyself

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Dusk by Adele

Dusk by Adele is a new Aussie brand founded by Adele McConnell, author of The Vegan Cookbook, featuring ultra-wearable shades of red. These lipsticks retail for $29.90.

What colours would you like to see next in the @dusk_by_adele range? 💋💋💋💋

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Jazzing up black clothes is easy with a red lip 💋💋💋 2am. Available now.

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What do all these brands have in common? Everything they make is vegan!

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