PETA Declares Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty Its Favorite Vegan Makeup Line

Selena Gomez’s pawsitive efforts to push animal rights forward are being recognized.

PETA‘s 15th annual Libby Awards have been announced, with the 28-year-old singer, actress and entrepreneur taking home one of the prizes.

Selena Gomez

Gomez’s cosmetics line Rare Beauty won favorite vegan makeup line for being animal-test-free and cruelty-free as certified by PETA, joining more than 48,000 other companies in the organization’s Global Beauty Without Bunnies database.

Lizzo won favorite vegan cooking videos for whipping up green chile enchiladas with jackfruit with a jackfruit margarita and a Thanksgiving dinner that turned out to be 100% plant-based.

“These compassionate celebrities didn’t let the pandemic stop them from walking the walk when it comes to kindness to animals,” Marta Holmberg, PETA senior director of youth programs, says in a press statement. “PETA is honoring the superstars who are leading by example and proving that helping animals can be as simple as whipping up jackfruit enchiladas or buying a vegan lipstick.”

Lily Collins not only scored her new best friend Redford from an animal shelter during quarantine, but also the honor for most pawsitive quarantine story. And during the early stages of quarantine when every A-lister began binge watching Netflix‘s Tiger KingRiverdale star Madelaine Petsch spoke up on her Instagram Story about how “these animals belong in the wild they aren’t meant to be domesticated and put in cages.” Her declaration took home the award for favorite post for animals.

To find all the winners and more information about the PETA Libby Awards, head to

Saporta & Michele Nominated for Top PETA2 Libby Award…

Call them the great liberators! Lea Michele and Gabe Saporta have been touted for being animal-friendly celebrities…

The 25-year-old part-Spanish Glee star and 32-year-old Uruguayan Cobra Starship front man have been nominated for the top Libby award, by PETA’s youth division, peta2.

Gabe Saporta & Lea Michele Libby Award Nominees

Michele and Saporta are both nominated in the Top Animal Friendly Celebrity category. The other nominees are Jackass star Steve-O, Victorious star Daniella Monet

Michele is recognized for her efforts to raise awareness about the cruel mistreatment of horses used for carriage rides in New York City.

Meanwhile, Saporta has been hailed peta2’s Sexiest Vegetarian in the past.

Other nominees in the various categories for the 6th annual Libbys, or Liberation Awards, include Ke$ha and Justin Bieber.

“Our nominees have all worked hard to shine their spotlights on a variety of important animal issues,” says peta2 Division Manager Marta Holmberg. “As our accomplished stars demonstrate, compassion isn’t just a virtue – it’s also a road to success.”

Fans can vote for their favorite animal-friendly stars at until this Friday, December 23. The winners will be announced on January 17, 2012.

Click here for a complete look at this year’s nominees.