How many of the brands in your makeup bag are testing on animals?
Anastasia Beverly Hills is cruelty free
According to Humane Society International, approximately 100,000-200,000 animals suffer and die each year for cosmetic animal testing. These animals include rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and mice. Animal testing for cosmetics isn’t a legal requirement in most countries, meaning companies have the choice whether or not to take part.
By only purchasing products from cruelty-free companies you’ll help end unnecessary animal testing, while sending a powerful message to the companies that still test.
While there is no law requiring cosmetic products to be tested on animals in the UK and US , in countries like China animal testing is legally required for all foreign cosmetics companies. So, if a company choses to sell their products in China, they aren’t entirely cruelty-free. MAC, for example, doesn’t test on animals, but by importing their products to China they will be tested on animals by the government there. Cruelty-free (well, sort of) brands that sell in China include Mac, Benefit and Revlon.
The companies listed below are listed as part of Peta’s Beauty Without Bunnies campaign, which features a list of all the brands that do not test on animals.
All companies that are included on PETA’s cruelty-free list have signed PETA’s statement of assurance or submitted a statement verifying
that neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct, commission, or pay for any tests on animals for ingredients, formulations, or finished
Below are the most popular brands listed, but you can view the full database here.
Anastasia Beverly Hills
BareMinerals (Bare Escentuals)
Burt’s Bees (Clorox)
Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
DuWop Cosmetics, LLC
Jolen Creme Bleach
Kat Von D Beauty
Liz Earle Naturally Active Skincare (Avon)
Marc Jacobs Beauty
Nude by Nature
NYR Organic (Neal’s Yard Remedies)
NYX Los Angeles Inc. (L’Oreal)
Smashbox Cosmetics (Estee Lauder)
Tarte Cosmetics (Kose)
The Body Shop (L’Oreal)
Too Faced Cosmetics
Urban Decay (L’Oreal)
Yes to Carrots
To see our list of companies who still test on animals, click here.