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 funding animal testing by selling products in mainland China, where it's required by law.
“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.”
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.
Yes, SkinCeuticals is available for sale in stores in mainland China. This means that their products were likely tested on animals in mainland China.
No, SkinCeuticals is not certified by any organizations.
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.
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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