Dr. Barbara Sturm offers a range of Molecular Cosmetics that is science-driven, high performance skincare, but is Dr. Barbara Sturm cruelty-free or vegan?
Is Dr. Barbara Sturm Cruelty-Free?
Dr. Barbara Sturm is Cruelty-free! None of Dr. Barbara Sturm’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Animal Testing Policy
Dr. Barbara Sturm has confirmed they do not test their products or ingredients on animals, they do not ask or 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.
Below is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on Dr. Barbara Sturm’s company website:
Is Dr. Barbara Sturm Sold in China?
All imported cosmetics sold in mainland China are required by law to be tested on animals. However, Dr. Barbara Sturm has confirmed they do not sell their products in retail stores in mainland China and therefore they are not required to test on animals.
Is Dr. Barbara Sturm Vegan?
Not all of Dr. Barbara Sturm’s products are vegan as some of their products contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products. However, Dr. Barbara Sturm does have some vegan options.
Below is a list of Dr. Barbara Sturm’s vegan products.
The following is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on their website about their vegan claims:
Which of Dr. Barbara Sturm Products are Vegan?
When I emailed to ask if they have a list of their vegan products, they told me that almost all of their products are vegan with the exception of a few.
The majority of Dr. Barbara Sturm products are vegan however the following are our products that are not:
- Lip Balm – not vegan
- Sun Drops SPF 50 – not vegan
- Glow Drops – not vegan
- Facial Scrub – not vegan
- Baby & Kids Face Cream – not vegan
- Baby & Kids Nappy Cream – not vegan
- Baby & Kids Body Cream – not vegan
- Baby Bum Cream – not vegan
- Clarifying Spot Treatment – not vegan
- Clarifying Face Cream – not vegan
- Clarifying Mask – not vegan
- Clarifying Serum – not vegan
- Body Brush – not vegan
This vegan product list is updated as frequently as possible, please be aware that formulations may have changed since the publication of this post. If you have new information to suggest one of the above products isn’t vegan, please email me at [email protected] to let me know.
Is Dr. Barbara Sturm Ethical?
Based in: Germany
Products made in: Germany
Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find any available information on Dr. Barbara Sturm’s sustainability, environmental, and social initiatives.
Eco-Friendly Packaging Initiatives: Dr. Barbara Sturm claims they are reducing excess packaging and uses recyclable paper and cardboard.
“As part of our ongoing efforts to contribute to a more sustainable future, we have significantly reduced the amount of packaging for our products and use recyclable paper and cardboard for product leaflets and boxes. We are changing our plastic jars to recyclable glass, using sustainable cotton and velvet bags rather than plastic and are phasing out our cellophane wrappers.”
Ingredients and Formulations Claims: Dr. Barbara Sturm claims its products are formulated without artificial fragrance, color, micro plastics and aggressive preservatives.
I hope this article helped you to understand Dr. Barbara Sturm’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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