8 Best Cruelty-Free & Vegan Face Wash for Hydrated Skin

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Last Updated on 03/22/2024

Let’s explore cruelty-free and vegan facial cleanser for soft, clean and fresh skin. Face wash that does not dry out skin or make it feel tight. Instead, they add hydration and radiance. A must add to your skincare routine.

The facial cleansers mentioned here are cruelty-free and 100% vegan. This implies the below mentioned facial cleansers are free of animal testing and animal-derived ingredients.

There is asterisk (*) marking for brands owned by a parent company involved in animal testing.

8 Best Vegan Face Wash for Hydrated Skin

Best Vegan Face Wash

The INKEY List Salicylic Acid Cleanser

Price | $13

Main Features | Unscented, Gluten-Free, Recyclable

The INKEY List face wash is a gentle vegan and cruelty-free facial cleanser that removes oil, dirt and makeup.

It foams lightly and doesn’t strip skin dry. 2% salicylic acid works on pores and blackheads.

Go for this if you desire a face wash for sensitive or acne-prone skin, free of scents and harsh ingredients.

Youth To The People* Kale Superfood Cleanser

Price | $16

Main Features | Fresh Scent, pH-friendly formula, Plant-derived surfactants

Kale Superfood is a gel-based face wash that removes dirt, makeup and sunscreen easily. It has a refreshing scent that feels good.

The ingredient list, including the active ingredients are impressive.

The pump bottle can be a issue for some but overall a good vegan face wash for every skin type, including sensitive skin.

Biom H2O vegan face wash

Biöm H2.O Facial Cleanser

Price | $24


Main Features | More effective than regular hyaluronic acid, Microbiome-Friendly, Free of harsh chemicals such as parabens, sulfates and phthalates, All skin types

Biöm H2.O Facial Cleanser mimics skin’s natural oils and supports the natural moisture barrier. It is a cruelty-free and vegan face wash that comes in a chic eco-friendly glass packaging.

Cleanses nicely and provides immense hydration. It is gentle and suitable for all skin types; dry, oil, combination, normal and sensitive skin.

The ultra-hydrating formulation contains good ingredients such as acetamidoethoxyethanol and glycerin that leaves your face smooth, soft, hydrated and clean.

H2.O adds radiance and glow to your face without leaving any residue.

IT Cosmetics* Confidence in a Cleanser Gentle Face Wash

Price | $18

Main Features | Free of soap, sulfate & alcohol

A cleanser that doesn’t leave your skin dry. It cleanses well and hydrates your skin. The fragrance is clean and fresh.

A little goes long way for this one, so a total value for money. Overall, a great gentle vegan facial cleanser that works for anti-aging too.

IT Cosmetics vegan foaming face wash

Derma E anti-aging face wash

Derma-E Anti Wrinkle Cleanser

Price | $16.50

Main Features | No sulfates, mineral oil, parabens, gluten, petrolatum, soy and GMOs, Recyclable packaging

DERMA-E Anti-Wrinkle Cleanser is an anti-aging vegan face wash that removes oil, dirt and makeup.

It contains glycolic acid, vitamin A and natural ingredients such as papaya and sea kelp which remove dead skin cells, renew, brighten and exfoliate skin, maintaining skin elasticity.

Pacifica Sea Foam Face Cleanser

Price | $12

Main Features | Sulfate-free Formulated without parabens, phthalates, SLS and mineral oil

Pacifica is a high-quality cruelty-free and vegan brand. Their foaming face wash is amazing. It removes makeup and cleanses skin nicely.

No dryness after wash, rather face feels hydrated.

There is this coconut scent, it is not unscented. It is suitable for all skin types.

Pacifica Face Wash

COSRX Facial Cleanser

COSRX* Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser

Price | $14

Main Features | Hypoallergenic, Free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates.

COSRX Good Morning cleanser is made for sensitive skin. It is a great unscented and pH-balanced daily cleanser. The face wash contains BHA and tea-tree oil.

Not suitable for dry skin, as it may leave skin feeling dry.

Overall, it is an effective mild cleanser that does its job well.

Malin+Goetz Foaming Cream Cleanser

Price | $32

Main Features | pH-balanced formula, Free of fragrance and sulfate

A vegan foaming cream cleanser that cleans excessive oil, makeup and dirt, leaving your skin feeling soft, clean and hydrated.

It soothes skin and contains good ingredients such as jojoba milk.

Best Face Wash

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