Shopping For Vegan Beauty? Here’s What to Look For
it’s all good. This label means it’s not tested on animals and is 100% free of any animal-derived ingredients or animal by-products.
Leaping Bunny: This means the company and their ingredient suppliers do not conduct or commission any animal testing of their products. Companies must agree to recommit annually and may require a company’s supplier monitoring system to be submitted to an independent audit.
100% Vegetarian: Products with this label doesn’t contain animal ingredients but it may contain animal by-products.
Not Tested on Animals: This label means none of its products and ingredients have ever been tested on animals and must not contain any ingredients derived specifically from killing an animal or provided as a by-product from killed animals. Companies pay to use and license the Choose Cruelty-Free (CCF) rabbit logo and are required to undergo regular re-accreditation to ensure they continue to adhere to the CCF Accreditation standards.
Cruelty-Free: Verified by PETA, the company and their ingredient suppliers provide a signed statement verifying they do not conduct, commission or pay for any tests on animals.
In addition to looking for specific labels on beauty products, also take note of the following non-vegan ingredients that are commonly used in a number of beauty products:
Lanolin: Derived from sheep wool and is a common ingredient in lip products such as lip balms and glosses and hair products.
Beeswax: Commonly used in