Fortunately, Gerard Cosmetics is cruelty-free! They have confirmed that they don’t test finished products or ingredients on animals. They also stated that their suppliers don’t test on animals, and no third parties test on animals on their behalf. They don’t test on animals where required by law and their products aren’t sold in China. They do not have a parent company at this time. Hooray!
They do make a lot of vegan-friendly products (including their lip glosses) but they do not have a vegan product list at this time. When in doubt, you can always reach out to customer service and they will be able to let you know if a product is vegan or not!
At A Glance
- Finished products tested on animals: No
- Ingredients tested on animals: No
- Third party animal testing: No
- Tested on animals where required by law: No
- Sold in mainland China: No
- Certifications: None
- Parent company: None
- Parent company status: N/A
When asked about their animal testing status on social media, Gerard Cosmetics always replies stating that they are cruelty-free.
Here is one of many similar conversations I found on Twitter in which Gerard Cosmetics states that they are cruelty-free:
While this is great to hear, it doesn't provide us with enough information to determine whether Gerard Cosmetics is truly a cruelty-free brand.
Since their social media statements were incomplete and I couldn't find an animal testing policy on their website, I reached out to Gerard Cosmetics with specific questions to find out if they are cruelty-free. Here is the response I received:
Thank you for contacting us!
All of our products are cruelty free. The answer to all of your below questions is No.
Please let us know if you have any other questions. revolving_hearts
xoxo Gerard Cosmetics
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Hi, how do you know if the company is lying about being cruelty free as some brands can just say they are still hurt animals behind the scenes