Is Aesop Cruelty-Free?
Aesop is Cruelty-free! None of Aesop’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
In addition, Aesop is certified cruelty-free by Cruelty-Free International Leaping Bunny.
Aesop’s Animal Testing Policy
Aesop has confirmed they do not test their products or ingredients on animals or ask others to test on their behalf. Their suppliers also do not test on animals nor do they allow their products to be tested on animals when required by law. And finally, their products are not sold in stores in mainland China or any other country that may require animal testing.
Below is a screenshot of Aesop’s official animal testing statement:
Is Aesop Sold in China?
All imported cosmetics sold in mainland China are required by law to be tested on animals. However, Aesop has confirmed they only sell their products in Hong Kong and not in mainland China therefore they are not required to test on animals.
“We confirm our products are not sold in mainland China, as outlined above.”
Since Hong Kong is not part of mainland China, Hong Kong does not have the same animal testing requirements as China. As a result, Aesop can sell their products in Hong Kong and remain to be cruelty-free.
Is Aesop Vegan?
All of Aesop products are vegan and do not contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products. Aesop is a 100% vegan brand.
The following is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on Aesop’s official website about its vegan products:
I hope this article helped you to understand Aesop’s cruelty-free and vegan status and by choosing cruelty-free together, we can help end animal testing for cosmetics once and for all!
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