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If you’re on the hunt for the best vegan and eco-friendly makeup brushes, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’m sharing 5 cruelty-free and sustainable makeup brushes to try in 2022.

Remember, the most sustainable and eco-friendly makeup brushes are the ones you already own! Use them up till the very end, and when it’s time to buy some new ones consider some of these eco-friendly options.

Spectrum Collections

Founded by sisters Sophie and Hannah in 2014, they created their company from scratch from a garage in Barry, South Wales, UK. Since then, Spectrum has become a globally recognised brand specialising in creating professional, premium quality makeup, tools and accessories at an attainable price point.

You can find Spectrum at Boots, Look Fantastic and Cult Beauty.

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Eco Tools

Eco Tools provide affordable and eco-friendly makeup brushes that are made with finest quality sustainable materials, including recycled aluminium & plastic, renewable bamboo and soft synthetic bristles. Their packaging is also made out of 100% Tree-Free paper, produced with 20% cotton and 80% bamboo fibres.

Shop the range here.

The Body Shop

The Body Shop now offer a collection of vegan makeup brushes made with bamboo and aluminium and super soft, dense nylon bristles that are 100% cruelty-free.

You can find The Body Shop’s vegan brushes on

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ILIA’s mindfully designed and expertly crafted vegan brushes are lightweight, durable and completely recyclable. The handles are made from aluminium and FSC-Certified wood, and the bristles are created with synthetic, man-made fibre.

You can shop ILIA’s eco-friendly makeup brushes at

Urban Decay

Urban Decay offer a wide range of pro-level vegan makeup brushes, that are made from recycled aluminium and soft synthetic hair, that’s crafted from recycled plastic bottles.

Available at