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Is Paula’s Choice Cruelty-Free in 2020?

Is Paula’s Choice Cruelty-Free in 2020?

Current cruelty-free status in 2020

In 2020, we look at the current animal testing and cruelty-free position of the brand.

Is Paula’s Choice Cruelty-Free?

Are Paula’s Choice products cruelty-free? YES! Paula’s Choice is cruelty-free and accredited with both PETA and Leaping Bunny. Paula’s Choice does not test on animals, and their products are not sold in China where animal testing is required by law.


Is Paula’s Choice vegan?

No, Paula’s Choice products are not 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain ingredients derived from animals or animal by-products.

Products that contain lanolin or cholesterol (derived from sheep’s wool):

Lip & Body Balm

Resist Anti-Aging Brightening Treatment

Products that contain beeswax:

Lip & Body Balm

Skin Smoothing Retinol Body Treatment

Calm Restoring Moisturiser

Lip Balm SPF 50

Products that contain animal-derived acetyl glucosamine, glyceryl stearate, PEG-100 stearate or tallow:

Resist Anti-Aging Repairing Toner

Resist Anti-Aging Replenishing Toner

Calm Non-Greasy Moisturiser SPF 30

10% Niacinamide Booster

Resist Anti-Aging Brightening Essence

Products that contain the milk-derived enzyme lactoperoxidase:

Resist Anti-Aging Clear Skin Moisturiser

Is Paula's Choice Vegan?


Does Paula’s Choice test on animals?

According to PETA, Paula’s Choice does not test their products on animals, and they do not outsource animal testing to third parties for testing on their behalf.

Does Paula's Choice Test On Animals?


Paula’s Choice animal testing policy

The Paula’s Choice official animal testing policy on their website states they have never tested their products on animals and are Leaping Bunny certified.

Paula's Choice Animal Testing Policy


Is Paula’s Choice owned by a parent company?

Who owns Paula’s Choice? Paula’s Choice is not owned by a parent company that tests on animals.



Is Paula’s Choice sold in China?

Does Paula’s Choice sell in China? No, Paula’s Choice is not sold in mainland China where animal testing is required by law.



Is Paula’s Choice palm oil free?

Does Paula’s Choice use palm oil in their products? Yes, Paula’s Choice products contain palm oil which means they are not 100% palm oil free.



Paula’s Choice products – what they sell

Paula’s Choice sells skincare like the Paula’s Choice Retinol, Paula’s Choice Skincare, Paula’s Choice Exfoliant, Paula’s Choice 2 BHA, Paula’s Choice Sunscreen, Paula’s Choice Toner, Paula’s Choice Azelaic Acid, Paula’s Choice Moisturizer, Paula’s Choice Eye Cream, Paula’s Choice Niacinamide, Paula’s Choice Vitamin C, and the Paula’s Choice Liquid BHA.




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