SkinCeuticals is not cruelty-free

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SkinCeuticals is not cruelty-free

SkinCeuticals 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.

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  • Finished products tested on animals

    Yes, where required by law

  • Ingredients tested on animals


  • Suppliers test on animals


  • Third party animal testing

    Yes, where required by law

  • Sold where animal testing is required by law


Official Animal Testing Policy:

“SkinCeuticals does not test any of its products or any of its ingredients on animals, anywhere in the world nor does SkinCeuticals delegate this task to others. The only possible exception is if regulatory authorities required it for safety or regulatory purposes.”

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

SkinCeuticals is owned by L'Oréal, a company that tests on animals. Not only is SkinCeuticals not cruelty-free but neither is their parent company.

Is SkinCeuticals sold where animal testing is required by law?

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

Is SkinCeuticals certified cruelty-free by any organizations?

No, SkinCeuticals is not certified by any organizations.

Is SkinCeuticals vegan?

SkinCeuticals 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 SkinCeuticals 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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