In 2020 we look at the current animal testing and cruelty-free status of Tarte.
Is Tarte Cruelty-Free?
Is Tarte Cosmetics cruelty-free? YES! Tarte is cruelty-free and accredited with PETA. Tarte does 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 like the Tarte Foundation, Concealer, Mascara, Eyeshadow Palette, and the Tarte Amazonian Clay. They are famous for their shape tape concealer.
Tarte animal testing policy
The Tarte official animal testing policy states:
tarte cosmetics is a cruelty-free cosmetics line & has been since 2000! tarte makeup & skincare is never tested on animals. We are also an approved PETA participant.”
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 where animal testing is required by law.
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?
Are Tarte products vegan? No, not all Tarte products are 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain animal-derived ingredients or animal by-products.
The Tarte website states:
Many of our products are vegan – just search for the vegan logo on the product image!”
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