I needed to cover up my ever present gray hairs and was still amazed at all the hair dye brands in the grocery stores that still test on animals. So sad! This doesn’t have to be the case. Dyeing your hair a vibrant shade of auburn in the middle of a cold, gray winter or a Deborah Harry blonde at the height of summer. Fortunately, we have this list of vegan hair dye and cruelty free hair color brands available today that aren’t tested on animals to help you achieve the perfect look. No matter whether you prefer an all-natural vegan hair dye, a Henna or a quick pick-up box from the drugstore, a semi-permanent color, or a salon service, there is definitely a vegan hair dye for everyone.
Try one of these 15 vegan hair dyes from brands that never test on animals:
If you’re looking for semi-permanent hair color without ammonia or peroxide, look no further. Manic Panic has wild and tame colors—whatever fits your mood.
Lime Crime’s semi-permanent hair color is adorably called Unicorn Hair, and comes in 13 magical shades.
Free of animal tests since the company began in 1980, Paul Mitchell is a pioneer in the world of cruelty-free beauty.
This Peta cruelty free certified brand carries a large selection of hair-care products and hair color for professional use.
You can find this company’s products at Target stores, which carry 12 shades—huzzah!
This company offers a hair color line for professional use. The hair dye formula uses extracts from Peruvian bark, baobab, bamboo, and orange blossoms to moisturize hair as well as antioxidants from kakadu plums, orchids, lotus flowers, and desert limes to help repair chemical damage naturally.
Free of ammonia and parabens, Tints of Nature’s hair color is infused with plant-derived extracts and vitamins C and E.
This company offers seven shades of vegan, nontoxic dye and a selection of aftercare products.
This 100 percent vegan hair color line for professional use features semi-permanent and permanent color from a single tube.
This vegan hair color brand offers various lines, including professional-grade traditional colors, washable fun colors, correctives to bad dye jobs, and more
This cruelty-free line of hair dye, developed by Hayley Williams of the band Paramore, features numerous shades of semi-permanent hair color and temporary hair makeup.
This entirely vegan brand uses no drying alcohols, PPDs, or harsh chemicals
These henna colors are blended with essential oils and cocoa butter, so your hair will be conditioned and feeling fabulous after use.
This company’s organic vegan henna hair dyes bond with your hair (as opposed to chemically coating it), while Ayurvedic herbs condition the hair and scalp.
The company also carries hair dye specific to beards!
All of Morocco Method’s henna hair dyes are sulfate- and gluten-free and use no synthetic chemicals.
For a full list of cosmetic companies that don’t test on animals, see our cruelty-free list of brands>>>HERE!
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