Current Cruelty-Free Status
Is Matrix Cruelty-Free?
Are Matrix products cruelty-free? No, Matrix is NOT cruelty-free, they test their products and/or ingredients on animals. Matrix products are sold in countries where animal testing is required by law.
Is Matrix sold in China?
Does Matrix sell in China? Yes, Matrix 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 Matrix test on animals?
According to PETA, Matrix tests on animals. Matrix is sold in mainland China which means their products are tested on animals where required by law.
Matrix Animal Testing Policy
The Matrix Animal Testing Policy on their website states they test their products on animals where required by law.
Is Matrix owned by a parent company?
Matrix is owned by L’Oréal, a parent company that tests on animals.
What they sell
Matrix sells hair color and hair dye like the Matrix Ammonia Free Hair Color.
Is Matrix vegan?
Are Matrix products vegan? No, Matrix is not 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain ingredients derived from animals or their by-products.
Is Matrix palm oil free?
Does Matrix use palm oil in their products? Yes, Matrix products contain palm oil which means they are not 100% palm oil free.
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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