Dermalogica is a popular skincare brand known for their professional-grade skincare products but is Dermalogica cruelty-free and vegan?
Is Dermalogica Cruelty-Free?
Dermalogica is Cruelty-free! None of Dermalogica’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
Dermalogica is also certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny.
However, it should be noted that Dermalogica is owned by Unilever, a parent corporation that does test on animals when required by law.
Dermalogica has confirmed they do not test their products or ingredients on animals, they do not allow others to test on their behalf, their suppliers also do not test on animals, they do not allow their products to be tested on animals when required by law, and their products are not sold in stores in mainland China or any other country that may require animal testing.
Dermalogica Acquired by Unilever
In 2015, Dermalogica was acquired by Unilever, a corporation that does test on animals when required by law.
Although Dermalogica is owned by Unilever, the brand has remained committed to being a cruelty-free brand.
Dermalogica is included on our List of Cruelty-Free Brands.
See Also: Cruelty-Free Brands at Sephora
Is Dermalogica Vegan?
Almost all of Dermalogica products are vegan with the exception of five products that contain beeswax, honey, silk amino acid, pearl derivatives, and/or other animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
Please reference below for a list of Dermalogica non-vegan products.
Dermalogica Non-Vegan Product List
All but five of Dermalogica products are vegan and don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
The following five Dermalogica products are not suitable for vegans:
- Active Moist (contains silk amino acids) – not vegan
- Sheer Tint SPF20 (contains hydrolyzed pearl and silk amino acids) – not vegan
- Skin Perfect Primer SPF30 (contains hydrolyzed pearl and silk amino acids) – not vegan
- Soothing Eye Makeup Remover (contains silk amino acids) – not vegan
- MultiVitamin Power Serum (contains beeswax) – not vegan
You can also find out which of their products are vegan as they’re labelled accordingly on their website under each product description.
Is Dermalogica Ethical?
Based in: the US
Products manufactured in: California, USA
Sustainability & Environmental Initiatives: Dermalogica products are manufactured in California, stating “Our formulae are all manufactured in California, which boasts some of the world’s strongest environmental and consumer protections.”
Eco-Friendly Packaging Initiatives: Dermalogica claims, “By the end of 2020, 90% of our packaging will be recyclable or bio-degradable. Much of our packaging is already sustainable. Going forward, all paper and cartons we use are FSC certified to be sustainable for forests.”
Giving Back Initiatives: Dermalogica launched FITE (Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship) to provide better education, training, materials, and services to help women and children around the world to start or grow a business and achieve financial independence.
Ingredients and Formulations Claims: Dermalogica products are free of artificial colors and fragrances, mineral oil, lanolin, S.D. alcohol, parabens and microplastics.
I hope this article helped you to understand Dermalogica’s cruelty-free and vegan status and you discovered another cruelty-free brand to support because together, we can help end animal testing for cosmetics once and for all!
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