Is Drunk Elephant Cruelty-Free?

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Is Drunk Elephant Cruelty-Free?

Drunk Elephant is cruelty-free. The brand has confirmed their cruelty-free status with CFK. They don't test finished products or ingredients on animals, and neither do their suppliers or any third-parties. We've also verified that their products are not tested on animals anywhere in the world, including mainland China.

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  • Finished products tested on animals


  • Ingredients tested on animals


  • Suppliers test on animals


  • Third party animal testing


  • Sold where animal testing is required by law


Is Drunk Elephant owned by a parent company that tests on animals?

Drunk Elephant is owned by Shiseido which is not a cruelty-free brand. If you prefer avoiding brands owned by a company that tests on animals, we recommend avoiding Drunk Elephant.

Is Drunk Elephant sold where animal testing is required by law?

No, Drunk Elephant is not sold where animal testing is required by law.

Is Drunk Elephant certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

Yes, Drunk Elephant is certified by Leaping Bunny.

Is Drunk Elephant vegan?

Drunk Elephant is cruelty-free but not 100% vegan, meaning that some of their products contain animal-derived ingredients.

How do you determine that brands like Drunk Elephant are cruelty-free?

We contact brands directly with our questions in order to get their full animal testing policy. If brands answer all our questions and confirm that no animal testing is happening at any point during production and beyond, they're added to our cruelty-free list. All brands we add have confirmed the information above.

Drunk Elephant Vegan Product List

Although Drunk Elephant isn’t 100% vegan, they offer a selection of vegan-friendly products. The following products don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients:

  • A-Passioni Retinol Cream
  • B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum
  • Beste No 9 Jelly Cleanser
  • C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream
  • E-Rase Milki Micellar Water
  • F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial
  • JuJu Bar
  • Lala Retro Whipped Cream
  • Protini Polypeptide Cream
  • Slaai Make-up Melting Butter
  • T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum
  • T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial
  • Shaba Complex Eye Serum
  • Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil
  • D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Serum
  • Slaai Makeup Melting Butter Cleanser

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