NARS is not cruelty-free

NARS is not cruelty-free

NARS 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.

Parent company:

Shiseido

  • Finished products tested on animals

    Yes, where required by law

  • Ingredients tested on animals

    No

  • Suppliers test on animals

    No

  • Third party animal testing

    Yes, where required by law

  • Sold where animal testing is required by law

    Yes

Official Animal Testing Policy:

“We have decided to make NARS available in China because we feel it is important to bring our vision of beauty and artistry to fans in the region. NARS does not test on animals or ask others to do so on our behalf, except where required by law. NARS is committed and actively working to advance alternative testing methods. We are proud to support the Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS), a globally recognised organisation at the forefront of advancing non-animal methods in China and around the world. NARS is hopeful that together, we can work toward a cruelty-free world.”

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

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

Is NARS sold where animal testing is required by law?

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

Is NARS certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

No, NARS is not certified by any organizations.

Is NARS vegan?

NARS 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 NARS 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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