Cruelty-Free & Vegan Sunscreen & Suncare Guide

Looking for cruelty-free and vegan suncare products like vegan sunscreen, tanning oil, self-tanner, and more? This list is curated to ensure ALL brands are 100% vegan and 100% cruelty-free, including their parent company (if they have one).


  • 100% VEGAN PRODUCT LINE (NO animal-derived ingredients)
    • NO animal testing for finished products
    • NO animal testing for ingredients
    • NO selling in mainland China
    • MUST be certified by Leaping Bunny
  • 100% VEGAN & CRUELTY-FREE PARENT COMPANY (if they have one)

How to Use This List


If you’re in a location where finding the companies and brands on this list is impossible in stores, try purchasing from these companies using delivery through their website.


Babe Glaze

Babe Glaze makes a line of luxurious cruelty-free and vegan bronzing oils with or without gold-colored shimmer.


Biossance makes a variety of award-winning, high-quality, non-toxic skincare products.

Their Squalane + Mineral SPF 45 daily mineral facial sunscreen was named “Best SPF” by NYLON Magazine’s Beauty Hit List in 2018. The non-greasy sunscreen offers both UVA and UVB protection as well as infrared protection. It’s lightweight enough to be used as a makeup primer.

Bronzo Sensualé

Bronzo Sensualé makes an extensive line of non-toxic hemp and carrot-based vegan tanning oils and lotions.

California North

California North offers a variety of skincare products, including a couple which are specifically for sun protection and tanning: Their self-tanner gives the appearance of a natural tan, minus the sun; Their broad-spectrum SPF 4 tanning lotion that protects from UVA and UVB rays while still allowing for some tanning.

California Pure Naturals

California Pure Naturals makes a range of cruelty-free and vegan skincare products, including a gluten-free CC cream (color-correcting cream) that evens skin tone while offering SPF 30 sun protection.

Coural Care

Coural Care makes luxurious, high-end, broad-spectrum sunscreen for the face and body that’s reef safe, water resistant, and light-weight enough to be applied under makeup.

Herbivore Botanicals

Herbivore makes a wide range of cruelty-free and vegan skincare products, including their After Sun Mist, which can be sprayed onto skin to help cool and heal the skin post sun exposure.

Little Barn Apothecary

Little Barn Apothecary makes their own post-sun healing spray called Aloe + Ice Soothing Gel, which can be sprayed onto skin after exposure to the sun to help moisturize and cool. They offer lots of other great skincare and hair care products as well.

Max Green Alchemy

Max Green Alchemy makes a variety of vegan skincare and hair care products, including their Sun Rescue Cream, which was created to treat, hydrate, and replenish dry, irritated skin. It relieves burns from sun exposure, razors, radiation therapy, or other environmental influences.

Meow Meow Tweet

Meow Meow Tweet makes a bunch of really great skincare and hair care products. Their Everyday Sunscreen is SPF 25, non-comedogenic, free of nano particles, and can be used on the face or body.


Theoderma makes a wide variety of skincare products, including their Mineral Shield tinted facial sunscreen for sensitive skin, which is broad spectrum SPF 31 and free of nano particles.


Tropic offers an extensive line of award-winning vegan skincare and hair care products, including a whole bunch of suncare products for the face and body including sunscreens, tanning lotions, tanning oils, self-tanner, shimmering body oil, tinted spf moisturizer, and more.


TropicSport makes high-quality, reef safe, non-nano particle, broad-spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen that has passed the FDA 80-minute and Australia 4-hour water resistance tests, which makes them ideal for long days swimming and surfing at the beach and ideal for beach athletes.

They also offer skincare products. Like the rest of the brands on this list, TropicSport is 100% cruelty-free and vegan.


Trufora specializes in skin treatments and offers a wide range of skincare products, including their Titanium Day Cream (SPF 30), which is a tinted daily facial moisturizer that works well as a makeup primer. It won the Indie Beauty Expo Best In Show in 2016.

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