Yes I know that we are all guilty of buying international brands like Sephora or NARS from time to time, or even drugstore brands like Maybelline, but why not support these indie cosmetic brands that are actually cruelty-free? Here are the cosmetic brands that you should definitely check out!
COAT nail polishes are free from 8 nasty chemicals with no formaldehyde, no formaldehyde resin, no toluene, no camphor, no DBP, no TPHP, no paraben and no xylene. What’s more exciting, is that COAT colours are cruelty free, gluten free and vegan friendly and chip resistant as well as long-lasting. Last but not least, this Singaporean brand makes it’s range of gorgeous colours in the USA to ensure the best quality!
Visit them at 40 Siglap Plain, Singapore 456029 or their website (they ship internationally by requests) Website: https://www.coatcolours.com/
- INGA by 27A
INGA by 27A, embrace yourselves ladies! Make way to these cruelty free cosmetics launched in 2016 specifically made for warm and humid weather conditions just like Singapore. Since then, INGA by 27A has been featured in Her World, Female magazines as well as JUICE. Rest assured your makeup will always look flawless with INGA’s quality ingredients and all day long comfort.
Visit them at their website (they ship worldwide!) Website: https://www.ingacosmetics.com/
Writer: Stephanie Steven (Raffles College of Higher Education Singapore)
Editor: Olivia Elena Hakim
Photos courtesy of COAT & INGA by 27a