Is Laura Mercier Cruelty-Free?

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Is Laura Mercier Cruelty-Free?

Laura Mercier is not cruelty-free. They may test on animals, either themselves, through their suppliers, or through a third party. Brands who fall under this category could also be selling products where animal testing is required by law.

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  • Finished products tested on animals

    Yes, where required by law

  • Ingredients tested on animals


  • Suppliers test on animals


  • Third party animal testing

    Yes, where required by law

  • Sold where animal testing is required by law


Official Animal Testing Policy:

“Laura Mercier does not test on animals nor do we ask others to test on our behalf, except where required by law. Laura Mercier is actively working with industry and other partners to eliminate animal testing globally and is committed to the development and acceptance of alternative methods. We are equally dedicated to the health and safety of our consumers ensuring we meet the highest in quality standards.”

Is Laura Mercier owned by a parent company that tests on animals?

Laura Mercier is owned by Shiseido, a company that tests on animals. Not only is Laura Mercier not cruelty-free but neither is their parent company.

Is Laura Mercier sold where animal testing is required by law?

Yes, Laura Mercier is available for sale in countries with mandatory animal testing. This means that their products were likely tested on animals.

Is Laura Mercier certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

No, Laura Mercier is not certified by any organizations.

Is Laura Mercier vegan?

Laura Mercier might offer some vegan products, however because this company is not cruelty-free, we recommend avoiding any products they offer even if they are vegan.

How do you determine that brands like Laura Mercier are not cruelty-free?

Most brands don't publicly display their full animal testing policies. We contact brands directly with our questions in order to get their complete policy. If any brand states that they, their suppliers, or any third party test on animals, the brand is listed as "not cruelty-free."

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