It can be hard to find nail polish that is vegan and affordable. There are a lot of great, luxurious, natural beauty brands that are great for those with a little bit more money to spend. But for those of us who are still in school, are on a tight budget, or are a little frugal, buying an expensive, non-essential isn’t realistic or an option. Thankfully, these 11 different beauty brands offer an array of vegan nail polish colors for less than $11.
Available at many drug stores and stores online, wet n wild is an affordable, cruelty-free beauty brand that is based in Los Angeles. Not all of their products are vegan, but they offer a comprehensive list of vegan items under their FAQs. Their vegan nail polish is called “Fast Dry,” and is currently available in nine different colors, including “Gray’s Anatomy”, which is shown above.
Mineral Fusion is a mineral cosmetics brand based in Denver, Colorado. They are committed to sustainability and never perform animal testing. While not all of their products are vegan, if you shop on their store online, you can filter their selection to be only vegan. Many of their nail polishes are vegan, including “Nickel & Dime”, which is featured above.
Piggy Paint provides natural, eco-friendly nail polish that’s suitable for kids and adults! All of their nail polishes is made with a water-based formula, which is non-toxic, hypoallergenic, cruelty-free, and made in the USA! They provide a list of their ingredients and other information on their Product Info page. A multi-color sparkle, the nail polish featured above is called “Glitter Bug”.
Floss Gloss strives to offer the contemporary consumer with the most rare, custom curated colors and shades of nail polish with exquisite packaging and exceptional opacity and coverage. Floss Gloss Ltd Pro Nail Lacquers are all cruelty free and vegan! The color featured above is “Palazzo Pleasures”.
nUBAR is dedicated to producing the most innovative and exciting nail care products available, which are all vegan and gluten free. Their commitment to their customer’s health and creating uncommonly progressive products of the highest caliber makes them the perfect healthy and vegan alternative for beautiful nails. The newest nUBAR lavender, “Jumper” is featured above.
Gabriel Cosmetics is an all natural, vegan, gluten free makeup collection. A pioneer in the all natural beauty industry, Gabriel Cosmetics, Inc. is based in Seattle, Washington. Their Eden Polish in the color, “River – Serenity Blue” is shown above.
Pacifica is one of the most sustainable and innovative makeup lines available on the market today. They’re elevating the experience of natural beauty products with their collection of makeup, skincare, body care, and perfumes. Their products are vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free. Pacifica’s collection of nail polish, Pacifica 7 FREE Nail Polish, is formulated without seven of the big toxic offenders in nail care today. Featured above is the color “Abalone”.
ella+mila provides eco-friendly, yet high-end products, with a new collection being released every couple of months. Their nail polish is five chemical-free, cruelty-free, vegan with a PETA certification, and made in the USA. Their colors are gorgeous and their packaging is adorable. The color “Sugar Puff” is shown above.
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics is a 100% vegan and cruelty-free brand, which is internationally certified by PETA. Striving to be at the forefront of color cosmetics, Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics offers a selection of nail lacquers, makeup brushes, moisturizers, and more. Their bold and beautiful nail polishes come in a variety of colors, including “Technopagan” (shown above), and are all five-free.
Misa is a vegan, cruelty-free nail polish brand, and family business. They’ve achieved durable products that have an extra-long shelf life, while still remaining five-free. Dedicated to local sourcing and manufacturing, Misa final-assembles all of their products in the USA. Their wide variety of nail polishes offers something for every style, including pastel shades like “Fairy Dust” (featured above).
An Australian nail polish brand, Pretty Serious is vegan-friendly, cruelty-free, and Big 3 free. Their products are molded with personality, fun, and class. They offer an ingredients list for their nail polishes, so you’ll know exactly what you’re buying. Pretty Serious offers a variety of bright and bold polishes, including “Eye of Copernicus”, which is shown above.