Joico is cruelty-free

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Joico is cruelty-free

Joico 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.

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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


About Joico

As of 2021, Joico has confirmed that their products are no longer sold in markets which require animal testing. They do not test on animals at any point during product, and they do not test on animals where required by law. They also confirm the following: “Safety of JOICO products is assured by using safe raw materials and where applicable, confirming safety by testing via patch tests with human volunteers under a physician’s supervision and using non-animal alternative tests.”

Is Joico owned by a parent company that tests on animals?

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

Is Joico sold where animal testing is required by law?

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

Is Joico certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

Yes, Joico is certified by Peta.

Is Joico vegan?

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

How do you determine that brands like Joico 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.

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