does hourglass test on animals

Hourglass is cruelty-free; they are listed on PETA’s cruelty-free brands list and do not test on animals, as confirmed by this e-mail from the company:

Hi Kitty,

Thank you for reaching out to HOURGLASS.

Please note we are a growing, conscientious brand and have no intention of supporting animal testing to develop and market our products. Hourglass Cosmetics does not incorporate animal testing into our development phase or at the production level. In addition, we do not provide authorization to any third parties to perform animal testing on our products. Hourglass Cosmetics does not retail within any country that requires animal testing to obtain marketing authorization. Finally, Hourglass Cosmetics is in the process of obtaining the Leaping Bunny Logo from The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC), and anticipates a favorable outcome on this company initiative. We trust this information provides you with a better understanding of our position on this sensitive subject.

HOURGLASS is not distributed in China.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any further questions.
Hope this information helps clarify.


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  • Hello,
    A Sephora person told me today that an Hourglass rep visited the store a few days ago and told them that some products are tested on animals and some facilities they work with do. Any thoughts?

  • Hourglass now bought by Unilever- would you still state Hourglass as cruelty free? I really enjoy looking through your website lots. Thank you.

    • Chances are that yes, they’ll stay cruelty-free (even if their parent company isn’t). Unless they start selling in China. Until then, they’re a great brand to use 🙂

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