Current Cruelty-Free Status
Is Rimmel Cruelty-Free?
Are Rimmel products cruelty-free? No, Rimmel London is NOT cruelty-free, they test their products and/or ingredients on animals. Rimmel products are sold in countries where animal testing is required by law.
Is Rimmel sold in China?
Does Rimmel sell in China? Yes, Rimmel 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 Rimmel test on animals?
Rimmel is sold in mainland China which means their products are tested on animals where required by law.
Rimmel Animal Testing Policy
The Rimmel animal testing policy on their website states they test their products on animals where required by law.
Is Rimmel owned by a parent company?
Rimmel is owned by Coty, a parent company that tests on animals.
What they sell
Rimmel sells makeup like the Rimmel Stay Matte, Rimmel London, Rimmel Lipstick, Rimmel Foundation, Rimmel Mascara, Rimmel Lash Accelerator Serum, Rimmel Stay Matte Primer, Rimmel Eyeliner, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder, Rimmel Provocalips, Rimmel Lip Liner, Rimmel Scandaleyes, Rimmel Primer, Rimmel Eyeshadow, Rimmel Oh My Gloss, and the Rimmel Lasting Finish Foundation.
Is Rimmel vegan?
Are Rimmel products vegan? No, Rimmel is not 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain ingredients derived from animals or their by-products.
Is Rimmel palm oil free?
Does Rimmel use palm oil in their products? Yes, Rimmel 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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