Physicians Formula is cruelty-free

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Physicians Formula is cruelty-free

Physicians Formula 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.

*This brand sells in China without testing on animals. They are now fully cruelty-free according to our standard. Please see our update here.

When you shop through the above links, we donate 15% of our proceeds to animal charities!

  • 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 Physicians Formula

“At Physicians Formula, our scientists forage and our doctors screen thousands of natural, organic, and safe undiscovered ingredients from around the world to select those that are clean, effective, and high-performing, yet gentle on the most sensitive skin. We believe all skin deserves wellness, and fully commit to delivering that promise. With top physicians, our team combines unique, natural ingredients with science-backed technologies to create the most powerful form of “scientific naturals” – rigorously tested for safety and efficacy. Our scientists embrace the “good” with safe ingredients, and expel the “bad” by banning the use of harmful and questionable ingredients; our No-No list is 500+ strong and growing every day with our stringent research standards.”

Is Physicians Formula owned by a parent company that tests on animals?

Physicians Formula is not owned by any parent company that tests on animals.

Is Physicians Formula sold where animal testing is required by law?

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

Is Physicians Formula certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

Yes, Physicians Formula is certified by Peta.

Is Physicians Formula vegan?

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

How do you determine that brands like Physicians Formula 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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