Current Cruelty-Free Status
Is Head & Shoulders Cruelty-Free?
Are Head & Shoulders cruelty-free? No, Head & Shoulders is NOT cruelty-free, their products are sold in mainland China where animal testing is still required by law.
Is Head & Shoulders sold in China?
Does Head & Shoulders sell in China? Yes, Head & Shoulders is sold in mainland China. Even though the Chinese laws surrounding routine post-market testing have changed, brands are still subject to non-routine animal testing if a consumer makes a complaint about a product. Pre-market testing laws still apply.
Does Head & Shoulders test on animals?
Head & Shoulders is sold in mainland China which means their products may be subject to animal testing where required by law.
Head & Shoulders Animal Testing Policy
As of this year, Head & Shoulders does not have an official animal testing policy on their website.
Is Head & Shoulders owned by a parent company?
Who owns Head & Shoulders? Head & Shoulders is owned by Procter & Gamble, a parent company that tests on animals.
What they sell
Head & Shoulders sells dandruff hair products like the Head & Shoulders Shampoo and Head & Shoulders Conditioner, Texturizing Putty, and Royal Oils.
Is Head & Shoulders vegan?
Are Head & Shoulders products vegan? No, Head & Shoulders is not 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain ingredients derived from animals or their by-products.
I love this brand, what can I do?
Try reaching out and respectfully asking the brands you love to reconsider their animal testing policies and selling in the Chinese market until the post and pre-market animal testing laws have changed.
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