Plant-Based Pampering: The 9 Best Vegan Nail Brands & Products to Try Now

Vegan-friendly nails await

Whether you’re looking for nailcare that avoids the use of dubious ingredients, want to do more for the planet’s wildlife or simply want to make your beauty routine a little greener, going vegan could be the answer. From serums and creams to nail varnish in all shades of the rainbow (and then some), these are the vegan nail brands and products to try now – and love forever.

The Best Vegan Nail Products to Try Now

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Colourful nail varnish bottles on moss background


The Shroom Bloom Set, £72, pleasing.com

Harry Styles’ fast-growing ‘life brand’ Pleasing is home to a huge selection of joyfully bright nail varnishes, balms and hand creams. Many of its polishes, which are biodegradable and 12-free, are also listed as vegan and cruelty-free. Start your collection with The Shroom Bloom Set, which comes with four mushroom-inspired shades and floral decals to customise your look.

EXPLORE: pleasing.com

Amber tube of nail oil

Susanne Kaufmann

Nail Oil, £25, susannekaufmann.com

Founded in the Austrian Alpine region, Susanne Kaufmann is eco-conscious beauty brand that champions natural, vegan and cruelty-free ingredients. The brand’s Nail Oil nourishes nails and cuticles using a blend of nut and seed oils, helping to moisturise and leave nails feeling stronger and healthier.

EXPLORE: susannekaufmann.com

Nail serum

Dear Sundays

Dear Sundays Non Toxic 10 Free Nail Antibacterial Cuticle Serum, £14.95, nailpolishdirect.co.uk

Dear Sundays delivers quality, salon-worthy products at a fraction of the price (and without any nasty chemicals). Products are 10-free, cruelty-free and vegan, and have a long-lasting finish. The brand’s cuticle serum deeply hydrates the nail bed, restoring moisture and strengthening nails while also using myrrh oil to help kill bacteria and tend to wounds.

EXPLORE: dearsundays.com

Bottle of light pink nail varnish with black cap

Kester Black

The Future is Female, €20, kesterblack.com

If you’re after some fresh colours, look no further than B Corp certified Kester Black. The brand, which is based in Australia, creates nail products that are cruelty-free, vegan, halal and carbon neutral. Our pick is ‘The Future is Female’, a pretty pastel pink with a long-lasting and glossy finish.

EXPLORE: eu.kesterblack.com

Bottle of sparkly silver-purple nail varnish


Star Dust, £16, nailberry.co.uk

First set up in London, beauty brand Nailberry packs its treatments and varnishes with stylish and strengthening properties. Varnishes are 12-free (avoiding harmful chemicals), vegan-friendly, cruelty-free and halal, and come in a dazzling range of colours, shines and shimmers.

EXPLORE: nailberry.co.uk

Box and bottle of nail ridge filler


Get Even Ridge Filler, £9.95, nailpolishdirect.co.uk

British brand Zoya creates nail products that are cruelty-free, vegan and non-toxic, at an affordable price point. The Get Even Ridge Filler helps to smooth natural nails and ensure longer varnish wear, leaving the area stronger and healthier.

EXPLORE: zoya.com

Bottle of green nail varnish

butter LONDON

Patent Shine 10X Nail Lacquer in ‘Good Vibes’, £15, butterlondon.co.uk

All of butter LONDON’s beautiful nail lacquers are 10-free, as well as vegan and cruelty-free, meaning they avoid harmful ingredients like formaldehyde, DBP and parabens. Our colour of the moment is ‘Good Vibes’, a gorgeous pale green that will surely jazz up your usual manicure routine. And if green’s not your thing, there’s over 30 other colours to choose from…

EXPLORE: butterlondon.co.uk

Bottle of nail serum

Manucurist Paris

Huile Vert (Green Oil) Nail Care, £14, manucurist.com

Manucurist is a leading force in sustainable nail care, avoiding the use of toxic and animal-derived ingredients and instead bio-sourcing most of the ingredients used to create its products. The brand’s Green Oil uses a blend of six oils to offer an ultra-rich treatment that promotes growth while regenerating cuticles and dry nails.

EXPLORE: manucurist.com

Bottle of yellow nail varnish with wooden cap

Habit Cosmetics

Let’s Call It A Chartreuse, £16, zeitgeist.london

Certified cruelty-free and vegan by PETA and Leaping Bunny, Habit Cosmetics is a quickly-rising name in the world of nail beauty. Go bold with the brand’s Let’s Call It a Chartreuse, a tangy shade of yellow that will no doubt make your nails pop.

EXPLORE: habitcosmetics.com

Featured image: Pleasing