Is SheaMoisture Cruelty-Free?

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Is SheaMoisture Cruelty-Free?

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

SheaMoisture 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 SheaMoisture.

Is SheaMoisture sold where animal testing is required by law?

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

Is SheaMoisture certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

Yes, SheaMoisture is certified by Peta.

Is SheaMoisture vegan?

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

How do you determine that brands like SheaMoisture 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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