Essence has confirmed that it is truly cruelty-free. They don't test finished products or ingredients on animals, and neither do their suppliers or any third-parties. They also don't sell their products where animal testing is required by law.
When you shop through the above links, we donate 15% of our proceeds to animal charities!
Essence is owned by Cosnova Beauty which is a cruelty-free brand.
No, Essence is not sold where animal testing is required by law.
No, Essence is not certified by any organizations.
Essence is cruelty-free but not 100% vegan, meaning that some of their products contain animal-derived ingredients.
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.
Although Essence isn’t 100% vegan, they offer a selection of vegan-friendly products. The following products don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients:
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