Current Cruelty-Free Status
Is Sephora Brand Cruelty-Free?
Is Sephora makeup cruelty-free? No, Sephora Collection is NOT cruelty-free, they test their products and/or ingredients on animals. Sephora products are sold in countries where animal testing is required by law.
Is Sephora sold in China?
Does Sephora sell in China? Yes, Sephora 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 Sephora test on animals?
According to PETA, Sephora tests their products on animals. Sephora is sold in mainland China which means their products are tested on animals where required by law.
Sephora Animal Testing Policy
As of this year, Sephora does not have an animal testing policy on their website.
Is Sephora owned by a parent company?
Sephora is owned by LVMH, a parent company that tests on animals.
What they sell
Sephora sells makeup like the Sephora Foundation, Sephora Lipstick, Sephora Face Mask, Sephora Eyeshadow, Sephora Concealer, Sephora Eyeliner, Sephora Eye Cream, Sephora Lashes, Sephora Lip Balm, Sephora Highlighter, Sephora Lashes, and Sephora Perfume.
Is Sephora vegan?
Are Sephora products vegan? No, Sephora is not 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain ingredients derived from animals or their by-products.
Is Sephora palm oil free?
Does Sephora use palm oil in their products? Yes, Sephora 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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