In 2019 we contacted Tarte to ask about their current animal testing and cruelty-free status.
Is Tarte Cruelty-Free?
Is Tarte Cosmetics cruelty-free? YES! Tarte is cruelty-free and accredited with PETA. Tarte do not test on animals, and their products are not sold in China where animal testing is required by law.
What they sell
Tarte sells makeup, skincare and brushes. They are famous for their shape tape concealer.
Is Tarte owned by a parent company?
Yes, they are owned by Kosé who test on animals, though the Tarte brand itself does not test on animals.
Is Tarte sold in China?
Does Tarte sell in China? No, Tarte is not sold in China.
Does Tarte test on animals?
No, Tarte does not test their products on animals, and they do not outsource animal testing to third parties.
Is Tarte vegan?
No, not all Tarte products are 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain animal-derived ingredients or animal by-products.
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