Is Murad Cruelty-Free?

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Is Murad Cruelty-Free?

Murad 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 Murad owned by a parent company that tests on animals?

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

Is Murad sold where animal testing is required by law?

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

Is Murad certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

Yes, Murad is certified by Peta.

Is Murad vegan?

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

How do you determine that brands like Murad 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.

Murad Vegan Product List

Although Murad is not 100% vegan, they do offer a selection of vegan-friendly products. The following products are vegan and contain no animal-derived ingredients:

  • Clarifying Cleanser
  • AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser
  • Clarifying Toner
  • Renewing Cleansing Cream
  • Hydrating Toner
  • Clarifying Body Spray
  • Refreshing Cleanser
  • Essential-C Eye Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 15
  • Retinol Youth Renewal Eye Serum
  • Renewing Eye Cream
  • Revitalixir Recovery Serum
  • Vita-C Eyes Dark Circle Corrector
  • Clarifying Mask
  • Replenishing Multi-Acid Peel
  • Perfecting Day Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30
  • Age-Balancing Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30
  • City Skin Overnight Detox Moisturizer
  • Oil and Pore Control Mattifier Broad Spectrum SPF 45
  • Nutrient-Charged Water Gel
  • Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture
  • Essential-C Day Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 30
  • Retinol Youth Renewal Night Cream
  • Clarifying Oil-Free Water Gel
  • Vita-C Glycolic Brightening Serum
  • Retinol Youth Renewal Serum
  • InvisiScar Resurfacing Treatment
  • Rapid Relief Acne Spot Treatment
  • Night Fix Enzyme Treatment
  • Rapid Age Spot Correcting Serum
  • Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 30
  • Prebiotic 3-in-1 MultiMist
  • Multi-Vitamin Infusion Oil
  • Sensitive Skin Soothing Serum
  • City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50

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