10 Colorful, Vegan, and Cruelty-Free Makeup Products to Wear All Summer

It’s officially summer, which means it’s time to whip out the season’s biggest and brightest colors and incorporate them into your beauty routine. The time for boring neutrals and classic nudes have come and gone—it’s 2022 and we’re ready for fun! Whether you’re spending the day at the beach or grabbing dinner with friends, express yourself with bold oranges, quirky lime greens, daring reds, and rich blues in eyeshadows, lipsticks, and everything in between. Here are our top 10 picks for this summer’s boldest vegan and cruelty-free makeup products.

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1 Lime Crime Lavender Liquid Eyeliner

Add a touch of fun to your everyday look with this gorgeous liquid eyeliner, and rest assured that your masterpiece will stay in place all day thanks to its smudge-proof, water-based formula.
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2 Rare Beauty Lip Souffle Matte Cream Lipstick in Inspire

Pop star and actress Selena Gomez’s beauty brand is to thank for this weightless lip cream that imparts a soft, velvety, matte-red finish while keeping your pout hydrated. Pucker up, darling!
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3 Olive & June The Summer Nail Polish Set

Need something to complete your look but can’t quite put your finger on it? This seven-free polish set from Olive & June—with a rainbow of colors from bubblegum pink to teal green—will do the trick.
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4 Tower 28 Beauty Beach Please Luminous Tinted Balm in Golden Hour

Inspired by the colors of the sunset, this easy-to-blend, multipurpose tinted balm will bring instant warmth to both your cheeks and lips with just a few quick swipes.
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5 Tarte Sugar Rush Sunbeams & Daydreams Eyeshadow Palette Set 

Tired of your same old eyeshadow? This rainbow-hued palette has something for every day of the week, plus some. Want more? A combination of matte and metallic finishes means you’ll have a whole month of looks to try.
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6 LYS Beauty Aim High Pressed Highlighter Powder in Champagne

Capture a lit-from-within glow with this buildable, talc-free highlighter in a luminous, golden-yellow finish. Just apply on the high points of your face and shoulders for all-over radiance.
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7 Medusa’s Makeup Eye Dust in New Wave

The 2000s called, they want their blue eyeshadow back … but we’re not giving it up! Dab this shimmery, cerulean mineral eyeshadow all over the lids for a fun and funky festival-inspired look.
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about-face Matte Fluid Eye Paint 

Singer Halsey created her beauty brand to inspire everyone to express themselves in their own way, and this liquid eye color does just that. Seamlessly blend this powerful, one-swipe paint in colors ranging from bright purple, lime green, and bold orange for a killer eye look.
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9 Youthforia Dewy Gloss

This clean makeup brand creates biobased products, relying on at least 90-percent renewable ingredients rather than fossil fuels. Its hydrating, buildable gloss features castor oil and aloe so lips look incredibly shiny and glossy while staying nourished.
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10 NYX Cosmetics Slip Lip Pencil in Dolly Pink

The affordable drugstore makeup connoisseurs at NYX know a thing or two about pigment, which is why this easy-to-apply, glide-on lip pencil is the perfect shade of bubblegum pink for a Barbie-inspired look.
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For more on vegan beauty, read:
10 LatinX Beauty Brands You Need to Try Now
The Best 7 Vegan and Cruelty-Free Beauty Subscription Boxes
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