Globally, approximately 1.8 billion people consider themselves to be Muslim, and the market for halal cosmetics is growing at an exponential rate. New, innovative brands are bringing to the market products that are halal certified and permissible by Islamic law. These exciting brands are taking the cosmetics industry by storm, so we’ve put together a list of our top halal-certified beauty brands for the ingredients-conscious consumer.
Covering a complete range of halal makeup products, Amara Cosmetics provides all-natural cosmetics for the modern Muslim woman. Taking into consideration not just ingredients but also texture, smell and packaging, Amara Cosmetics are certified by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) and are manufactured and packaged in California according to Islamic law.
Most popular product: Amara Organic Lipstick
Founded by three sisters, FX Cosmetics is a halal and ethical beauty brand with an extensive range of makeup products. Their products are not tested on animals and have undergone rigorous testing to comply with halal standards. The makeup at FX Cosmetics is sourced from a range of countries where their halal and ethical ethos are upheld; the company aims to cater to all skin types, ages and races with their advanced range of colours and tones.
Most popular product: Gel Lip Pencils
Tuesday In Love
If you love nail polish then you may enjoy the products of Tuesday In Love, who are a Canadian halal cosmetics company, specialising in water permeable products for the purpose of wudhu. Their range of nail polishes are certified by the ISNA Canada and comply with halal beauty standards, containing no harsh chemicals or haram ingredients. Tuesday In Love are an ethical company and even donate proceeds from each sale to Islamic Relief Canada.
Most popular product: Water Permeable Nail Polish
One of the biggest names within the halal cosmetics industry, Inika Organic have been pioneers within the natural beauty industry since 2006. With a focus on botanics and organic ingredients, the brand offers high quality products and has gained a well-respected reputation within the halal cosmetics community. Inika Organic are certified halal by the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils.
Most popular product: Baked Mineral Bronzer
Offering a range of luxury skincare products, Farsali was founded by Sal Ali and his wife Farah Dhukai, a high-profile social media Influencer with a huge following of 6 million on Instagram. The brand aims to bridge the gap between makeup and skincare, creating innovative formulas that are cruelty-free, halal certified and high quality.
Most popular product: Unicorn Essence Antioxidant Serum + Primer
While all of the above halal make-up brands are pretty well known and are super exciting, there’s a whole host of niche small businesses that create halal certified make-up. Because inclusivity in the beauty industry is important to us, our mission is to bring these brands to light and create more visibility around halal cosmetics. Stay tuned and follow our social channels where we’ll be talking in depth about products and brands that you’ll want to know about.