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Is La Mer Cruelty-Free in 2020?

Is La Mer Cruelty-Free in 2020?

Current cruelty-free status in 2020

Is La Mer Cruelty-Free?

Is La Mer Cruelty-Free?

Is La Mer cruelty-free? No, La Mer is not cruelty-free, they test their products on animals. La Mer products are sold in mainland China where animal testing is required by law.

Where can I find cruelty free brands that don’t test on animals?

You can have a look at our list of cruelty-free brands.

Is La Mer vegan?

No, La Mer is not 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain ingredients derived from animals or their by-products.

Is La Mer sold in China?

Does La Mer sell in China? Yes, La Mer is sold in mainland China.

La Mer animal testing policy

The official La Mer animal testing policy states they do not test their products on animals, however, this statement does not align with the current animal testing laws in China.

La mer Cosmetics AG has its origins and headquarters in Cuxhaven at the heart of the Wattenmeer Nature Reserve in Lower Saxony, and we have a deep bond with this exceptional region and its unique flora and fauna. Animal protection is something we take very seriously. In Germany, a ban on animal testing for cosmetic products was introduced in 1998. Since La mer Cosmetics AG was founded we have never conducted animal testing nor asked others to do so on our behalf. Our in-house formulation experts select suitable ingredients and we use the latest technology to ensure that our products are exceptionally well tolerated without having to use animal testing. The skin-tolerance and function of our products are tested using in vitro methods or in vivo on volunteers. This means that we comply both with the latest standards in science and technology as well as the current statutory regulations.”

La Mer Animal Testing Policy

Does La Mer test on animals?

Do La Mer test on animals? La Mer sells its products in mainland China where post-market animal testing is still required by law.

Is La Mer owned by a parent company?

Who owns La Mer? La Mer is owned by Estée Lauder, a parent company that tests on animals.

What they sell

La Mer sells high-end luxury skincare and fragrance.

La Mer cruelty-free status:

This brand is NOT cruelty-free.

I love this brand, what can I do?

La Mer creates amazing makeup products and there is a lot of love for the brand. 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.

Want more? Check out our current list of cruelty-free brands.

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