Sebastian 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.
“We as a company do not do any animal testing. Unfortunately we do have to surrender our finished products for testing in accordance with the Chinese Law. Our products are available in China and yes, we are actively taking steps to help the Chinese government to find alternative ways to test their products.”
Sebastian is owned by Wella, a company that tests on animals. Not only is Sebastian not cruelty-free but neither is their parent company.
Yes, Sebastian is available for sale in countries with mandatory animal testing. This means that their products were likely tested on animals.
No, Sebastian is not certified by any organizations.
Sebastian 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.
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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