Take a whirl through the virtual makeup aisles for some lip-color excitement. We’ve narrowed the search to cruelty-free, vegan lipsticks—formulas that are beeswax and carmine free. For those who do not know, carmine is a vibrant red pigment derived from cochineal insects. A common ingredient in cosmetics, food and textiles, it’s also listed on labels as natural red 4 or cochineal extract.
Click through the gallery below to see which vegan lipstick gets the Mayim seal of approval!